Ladylove

Main Road, Shutlanger, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 7RU

£1,500,000Guide price

4 6 4

Property Highlights

  • Stone barn conversion
  • Four double en suite bedrooms
  • Six reception rooms
  • Pool house with 30ft. pool
  • Outbuildings including garaging for nine cars
  • Separate paddock
  • 3.49 acres in total
  • Village location

Property description

A stone under slate four bedroom barn conversion standing in 3.49 acres with a pool house, garaging for nine cars and further outbuildings.

The property has approximately 6,650 sq. ft. of versatile accommodation with a reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, family room, study, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, and cloakroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with a dressing room and an en suite bathroom, and two further bedrooms both with en suite bathrooms. The fourth bedroom is on the ground floor and also has an en suite bathroom. There is also a pool house which has a heated indoor pool, a changing area with a WC, a shower and a sauna. The pool house has four sets of sliding doors and one set of French doors to the garden. There is garaging for nine cars, a workshop and further outbuildings. The property extends to 3.49 acres of formal gardens, grounds and paddock.

History

Ladylove forms part of the former farmyard of Grange Farm. There are now four properties with Ladylove being the largest of these and set at the end of the private driveway which serves them.

Ground Floor

There is a vaulted entrance porch with an internal door to the two storey reception hall which has stairs to the galleried landing. There is an open fireplace with brick surround and an inset multi-fuel stove, oak flooring and exposed celling trusses

Reception Rooms

The dual aspect drawing room has a bay window overlooking the front courtyard and French doors to the side overlooking the garden. There is an inglenook style fireplace with exposed stone and brickwork with beam over and an inset multi-fuel stove. A door leads to the study which overlooks the driveway to the front of the property. The family room has built-in recessed bookshelves either side of the door and is triple aspect overlooking the garden via corner windows. The dining room has connecting doors to the reception hall and kitchen/breakfast room as well as French doors to the conservatory. The sitting room has exposed stone and brickwork to one wall and a glazed screen with a door leading through to the pool house.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

The kitchen/breakfast room overlooks the garden to the rear and has a range of base and wall units with work surfaces and tiled splashbacks over. There is a one and a half bowl sink and drainer, a built-in electric hob with an extractor fan over, and a built-in double electric oven. There is a semi integrated dishwasher, an under counter fridge and a built-in electric deep fat fryer and barbeque style grill. The room has quarry tile flooring, space for a six seater breakfast table and a door to the conservatory.

Conservatory

The conservatory is of uPVC construction on dwarf stone walls with a set of double doors and a single door to the garden. The room has a tiled floor, ceiling fan and radiator central heating for all year round use.

Utility Room

The utility room has a base unit with a single bowl sink, wall units and space beneath the work surface for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The room also houses the oil fired boiler.

Pool House

The pool house is triple aspect with a vaulted ceiling with perimeter up lighting, and four sets of patio doors to the garden either side. The far end of the pool house is open to a uPVC double glazed seating area which has French doors to the lawned gardens. The room is fully tiled. The heated swimming pool measures approximately 29 ft. 10 x 14 ft. 8 and has steps at one end. The pool is tiled and has an electric cover which retracts back into a storage area beneath the floor. A door leads off the pool house to the changing room, which incorporates the pump room as well as a built-in sauna. There is a WC and shower.

Downstairs Bedroom

Bedroom four is a dual aspect double room with a three piece en suite of a WC, a vanity wash basin and a spa bath with a built-in shower over. There are tiled splashbacks and a heated towel rail. There is also a built-in cupboard and a cloakroom off the hall leading to the bedroom.

First Floor

The master suite is at the front of the property and has a vaulted bedroom with a French door to a balcony overlooking the garden and surrounding countryside. An archway leads to the en suite which has twin wash basins in matching storage cabinets, a spa bath with tiled surround, a double shower cubicle and a WC in a separate area. The dressing room has an extensive range of wardrobes and a dressing table. Bedroom two is dual aspect and has a built-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rail. The three piece en suite has a WC, pedestal wash basin and bath, with tiled splashbacks and a heated towel rail. Bedroom three is a vaulted double room with a window overlooking the garden and fitted double wardrobes either side of space for a dressing table. An arched opening with a swing door leads to the en suite which has a WC, a vanity wash basin, spa bath and double shower cubicle, with a heated towel rail and tiled splashbacks.

Outside

An electric gated entrance leads to a private driveway to the front of the property where there is an integral single garage and parking for up to eight cars. There is further garaging for eight cars and a substantial gravelled area for parking to the rear of the formal gardens accessed via the gravelled drive. There are also two open fronted storage areas and a garden store. The formal gardens to the west of the house are predominately enclosed by the original farmyard wall and consist of a main lawn with borders, a secondary lawn, raised circular planters and a blocked paved patio and barbeque area adjacent to the pool. There are further lawned gardens to the south of the property with an ornamental pond and a natural pond with a stream running through. There are coal bunkers, log stores, aviary and a vegetable garden with an aluminium greenhouse and cold frames.

Shutlanger

Shutlanger was formerly part of the parish of Stoke Bruerne but the modern parish has still retained close connections with its neighbouring Canalside village. Shutlanger has The Plough public house and village hall whilst the primary school is in the neighbouring village of Stoke Bruerne along with The Boat Inn and Navigation public houses, cricket club, recreational field and Spice of Bruerne Indian restaurant. There are extensive walks linking the two villages and good bridle way access.

Paddocks

The separate fenced paddock extends to 0.79 acres. The total plot extends to 3.49 acres.

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