MERYL COTTAGE, UPPER HARLESTONE, NORTHAMPTON


Situated within a lovely quiet spot in the picturesque village of Upper Harlestone, this detached Grade II listed 18th Century stone and thatch cottage occupies a wonderful position with rolling countryside views and enjoys a delightful large garden.The property benefits from a wealth of character with original beams, an inglenook fireplace and brace and latch doors on the ground floor. The accommodation briefly comprises of entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, master bedroom with en-suite and two further bedrooms. Outside there is a converted pig sty which is now used as a laundry room and a further outbuilding providing storage, a larder room and a garden room. There is a single detached garage and off-road parking.

Ground Floor

Porchway

Entered via a half glazed front door with window to side elevation, tiled floor, hanging rail, door and steps down to;

Entrance Hall

Oak wood block floor, telephone point, brace and latch doors leading to;

Dining Room

4.27m(14'0'') x 3.58m(11'9'') Two windows, one with a window seat, to rear aspect with beam over, inglenook fireplace with open brick hearth and timber beam over, recessed bench seat and wood store beneath, under stairs storage cupboard, three wall lights, radiator, beams to ceiling, wood block flooring, brace and latch door to stairs rising to first floor accommodation, door to;

Sitting Room

4.75m(15'7'') x 3.58m(11'9'') Two deep silled windows to side aspect, radiator, television point, feature ornamental fireplace with pine surround and slate hearth, beams to ceiling.

Kitchen

4.09m(13'5'') x 2.46m(8'1'') Leaded light half glazed door leading to the garden, window to rear aspect, fully fitted kitchen one and a half bowl sink unit with drainer to one side set into a range of Shaker style base units with work surfaces over, tiled splash backs, matching wall mounted units, integrated dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, fridge and freezer, freestanding Range master with extractor fan over, tiled floor.

Bathroom

3.05m(10'0'') x 1.65m(5'5'') Window to the front aspect, fitted suite comprising of a roll top bath with shower over, high level WC, pedestal hand wash basin, heated towel rail, tiled floor.

First Floor

Landing

Eyebrow window to front aspect, access to loft space, storage heater, storage cupboard, original ceiling beams, exposed stone wall, doors to;

Bedroom One

3.94m(12'11'') x 3.66m(12'0'') Window to side aspect, loft access, radiator, extensive range of fitted cupboards, telephone point and television point, beams to ceiling and walls, door to;

Ensuite

White suite comprising of a low level WC, pedestal hand wash basin and walk in shower cubicle.

Bedroom Two

3.15m(10'4'') x 2.29m(7'6'') Low level window to rear aspect, fitted cupboards, unit incorporating a fitted desk with storage cupboards and bookshelves above, radiator, original beams to ceiling.

Bedroom Three

2.87m(9'5'') x 2.13m(7'0'') Window to side aspect, radiator, two deep eaves storage cupboards.

Externally

Front Garden

Bordered by an old stone wall, gateway and brick pathway lead to the front door, herbaceous borders.

Side and Rear Garden

A pathway leads to the left of the house with a lawned area, herbaceous borders and pathway to garage and laundry room. The garden leads round to the rear of the property with a further lawned area and eating area adjacent to the property. There are further flower borders with Silver Birch, Magnolia and Japanese Acer. To the right hand side of the house there are low brick steps leading to a further garden area which is laid to lawn with flower borders. Archway and gate leading to:

Top Garden

Laid out in gravel pathways, lawned area, fruit bushes, four apple trees, two blackberry bushes, two pear trees, a plum tree and strawberries.

Outbuildings

Outbuilding One

Consisting of a garden room and larder.
Lobby: Brick flooring, shelving. Door to
Larder/Storage Room: Shelving, space for fridge/freezer.
Garden Room: Two large skylights, storage, storage heater.

Outbuilding Two

Laundry room converted from the original pig sty. Window to front elevation, stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Cupboards, shelving, storage. Brick walled courtyard area with Belfast sink.

Garage

7.92m(26'0'') x 3.18m(10'5'') Electrically operated up and over door, window and personal door to side aspect, power and light connected.

FEATURES

18th Century Cottage
Three Bedrooms
Wealth of Character
Wonderful Location
Countryside Views
Delightful Gardens
Garage
No Chain