Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 3SD
£1,400,000Offers in excess of
- Detached stone property
- Four bedrooms, three bathrooms
- Three reception rooms
- Open plan kitchen/dining room and separate utility room
- Approaching 26 acres in total including permanent pasture
- Approximately 10,000 sq. ft. of outbuildings
- South facing gardens
- Views over open countryside
A stone under clay tile extended four bedroom property with gardens and outbuildings standing in approximately 26 acres.
Thorny Farm has approximately 2,828 sq. ft. of accommodation which includes an entrance hall, a drawing room, and a sitting room which has full height windows to the front and is open plan to a dual aspect family room. There is also an open plan kitchen/dining room, a separate utility room, a boiler room, cloakroom, and a shower room on the ground floor. There are four bedrooms on the first floor accessed via two separate staircases. Three bedrooms are accessed via the main staircase including the master bedroom which has an en suite shower room with a walk-in shower cubicle. The other bedrooms share a family bathroom which includes a bath with a shower over. The fourth bedroom is accessed via a staircase from the drawing room and is a vaulted room with exposed roof trusses. It uses the shower room below.
The open plan kitchen/dining room has slate flooring, an open fireplace with an inset wood burning stove, and doors opening to a terrace area at the front. The bespoke kitchen has a range of units by Grand Union Designs, including an island unit, with granite worksurfaces and upstands over. There is room for an eight to ten seater dining table.
There are contrasting styles throughout the property. The vaulted drawing room, in the old part of the house, has exposed roof trusses and stonework, a sealed brick floor, a multi-fuel stove, and doors to the front terrace. The other reception rooms are in a modern extension to the property, and get plenty of natural light with large windows and French doors, and a lantern roof in the family room.
The property extends to nearly 26 acres in total including the gardens, driveway, a field of permanent pasture, a spinney with native species and the access track to the two former chicken buildings which extend to a combined total of approximately 10,000 sq. ft. There is a footpath which crosses the land between the spinney and the first chicken shed.
Schooling and Situation
Schools in the area include Blakesley Church of England Primary School, Sponne School in Towcester, Akeley Wood School, Winchester House in Brackley; Beachborough School in Westbury and Stowe School. Services to Euston from Milton Keynes Central railway station take 36 minutes.