Rookery Farm

Church Street, Silverstone, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8XA

£1,500,000Guide price

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Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed former farmhouse
  • Five bedrooms, two bathrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen/dining room with Aga
  • Detached one bedroom annexe and studio
  • Two storey stone barn with workshop and storage
  • Triple garage
  • 0.86 acre plot

Property description

A Grade II listed 17th century stone under slate five bedroom detached former farmhouse with annexe, further outbuildings on a plot extending to 0.86 acres.

Rookery Farmhouse has accommodation comprising an entrance hall, drawing room, sitting room, study, kitchen/dining/sitting room utility room, cloakroom, five double bedrooms, a second study, an en suite, and a family bathroom. The drawing room and sitting room both have open fireplaces with the sitting room having an inset stove. There are many features throughout the property with ceiling beams, exposed stonework and window seats. This three storey property has three double bedrooms on the first floor (two with fitted wardrobes) an en suite shower room, a family bathroom and a further study. The second floor is vaulted with exposed 'A' frames and purlins. There is a large landing area with a step up to bedroom four and a fifth double bedroom with a gable window overlooking the garden. Both rooms have access to eaves storage.

Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room

The room is vaulted at the kitchen end and has a gas fired Aga set in to a brick chimney breast with separate two burner gas hob to the side. There is an electric oven in the island unit, walk-in larder cupboard and granite worksurfaces. This dual aspect room has a flagstone floor, a window seat, a stable door to the driveway and space for a six to eight seater dining table.

Annexe

The annexe has been finished to a high standard and is ideal for personal use or as an Airbnb. It has an entrance hall and a kitchen/dining/sitting room with a vaulted ceiling and a door out to the courtyard garden with lavender beds. The bedroom can be used a family bedroom with ample room for an additional sofa bed. The shower room has a three piece suite with a double shower cubicle. There is a separate studio that can be accessed from the annexe or via its own entrance.

Outside and Outbuildings

The property stands in 0.86 acres and has a gated entrance to the driveway where there is an open fronted triple garage and parking for numerous vehicles. There is a two storey stone barn currently used as a workshop and storage. The gardens include lawned gardens, paved seating areas and lavender gardens, with many features and views over open countryside.

Schooling and Situation

The village has a public house, shop and doctors' surgery. The local schools include Silverstone Church of England School, Silverstone University Technical College and Sponne School in Towcester. Other schools include Akeley Wood School, Royal Latin School in Buckingham, Winchester House School in Brackley, Stowe School, Northampton High School (for girls) in Hardingstone and Northampton School for Boys to the east of the city centre.

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