Main Street, Church Stowe, Northamptonshire, NN7 4SG
- Detached property
- Five bedrooms
- Six reception rooms
- Three bathrooms
- Detached double garage with games room over
- Landscaped gardens with extensive views
- Gated driveway for up to ten cars
- Village location
A detached brick under tile five bedroom property extending to in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. standing on a plot totalling 1.36 acres with panoramic views over open countryside and the neighbouring lakes.
Beech Lodge has accommodation comprising an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, family room, study, kitchen with adjoining breakfast room, conservatory, utility room, and cloakroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, an en suite bathroom, an en suite shower room and a family bathroom. The fifth bedroom is on the second floor and measures in excess of 50 ft. There is a detached double garage with a room above which is reached by stairs from a small hall accessed from one of the garages or a side door. The gardens are beautifully landscaped with the design ensuring that the numerous seating areas take full advantage of the extensive views. A fenced paddock is accessed from the garden.
The entrance hall has an open stairwell to the first floor with a cupboard beneath. An inner hall has access to the cloakroom and utility room.
The dual aspect sitting room has a deep fireplace with a wood surround, tiled hearth and an inset multi-fuel stove. There are double doors to the conservatory, and double doors to the study. The conservatory is of double glazed timber construction on dwarf brick walls with two sets of French doors to the garden. The room has panoramic views overlooking the valley to the ?? including views over the gardens, paddock and the neighbouring lakes. The room has a tiled floor, celling fan and radiators ensuring all year round use. The study is to the front of the property with a window overlooking the driveway. The dining room has a window overlooking the side and a wide opening to the breakfast room.
The breakfast room has been extended and has oak double glazed windows giving a panoramic view over the gardens and open countryside to the rear. The tiled flooring continues into the kitchen which has a range of base and wall units with granite work surfaces and upstands over. There is also a matching island unit with a breakfast bar. There is a freestanding Rangemaster electric cooker with an extractor canopy over, a built-in microwave oven, an integrated dishwasher, Belfast sink and space and plumbing for an American style fridge freezer. There is also space for a drinks fridge beneath the island. A spiral staircase leads down from the kitchen to a fully tiled wine cellar.
Family Room and Utility Room
The family room was formerly a double garage and has a door to the rear garden and cupboards housing the oil-fired boiler and consumer unit. The utility room has a range of base and full height units with a single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Four double bedrooms and the family bathroom lead off the galleried first floor landing along with a shelved airing cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder. The staircase continues to the second floor.
Master Bedroom Suite
The dual aspect master bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes and bedside cabinets, and views to the rear. The en suite comprises a five piece suite with a concealed cistern WC, bidet, wash basin set into fitted cabinets with wall units and tiled splashbacks, a Jacuzzi bath, and a separate double shower cubicle with built-in shower.
Other Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Bedroom two is a further bedroom with the views to the rear. The en suite has a four piece suite with a WC, bidet, wash basin set into a fitted cabinet, and a double shower cubicle with built-in shower and tiled splashbacks. Bedrooms three and four are further double rooms with bedroom three having the views to the rear. The family bathroom has a four piece suite with WC, wash basin set into a fitted cabinet, a corner bath and a double shower cubicle with built-in shower. The top floor is a single vaulted room with three roof lights to the rear, and a built-in cupboard to one end providing storage.
The double garage has power and lighting, water and an external electric car charging point. The first floor room has a dormer window overlooking the garden and fields to the rear. There is power and lighting, eaves storage and electric wall heaters. The room has an internal staircase and connecting doors to both the side and to the garage.
Double gates from the street lead to a blocked paved driveway which provides off street parking for up to ten cars. There are lawned gardens to the front of the house behind a high conifer hedge which provides privacy whilst to the rear there are extensive views over the valley behind which is open countryside with areas of woodland, copse and lakes.
The formal gardens are beautifully landscaped with areas of lawn, well stocked beds and borders and a focus on entertaining with various decked and paved seating areas placed to appreciate fully the views on offer. There is a pond and water feature descending through the gardens to the side of the property as well as vegetable gardens within a fenced enclosure with raised beds and a greenhouse and separate potting shed. Both hand and field gates lead into the paddock to the rear which slopes away from the house.
Church Stowe is a small village seven miles north of Towcester set in rolling Northamptonshire countryside. There are shops in the neighbouring villages of Weedon and Nether Heyford.