Wappenham Road, Helmdon, Brackley, Northamptonshire, NN13

£750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
An attractive detached stone farmhouse situated in the heart of the village with character accommodation arranged on three floors and surrounded by delightful gardens and grounds of 0.47 of an acre, including a private driveway. Internally the property offers a wealth of period features including window seats, exposed beams and stone work. On the ground floor the sitting room features a large fireplace with a wood burning stove and the well-proportioned kitchen offers a range of base and eye-level cream units and wooden work surfaces. Fitted appliances include a dishwasher, an integrated oven, 4 ring hob with extractor above and there is space for a table and chairs. In addition there is also a snug/study with Rayburn. The first floor is accessed via two staircases one of which leads to a guest bedroom and en-suite bathroom from the kitchen and the other from the hallway/study providing access to two further bedrooms on the first floor. There is also a family bathroom featuring a raised standalone bath and shower. A further staircase leads to the second landing with two additional bedrooms and a shower room.

Situation

Helmdon lies on the South Northamptonshire/Oxfordshire borders to the north of Brackley and is a ribbon village, divided by the infant River Tove. Amenities in the village include a public house, a top ten primary school (based upon 2015 SATS results for state primary school in England) and pre-school. The village has several social clubs as well as popular annual events. More extensive amenities can be found in the market towns of Brackley where you will find supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, a weekly market and boutique shops. A little further afield are the towns of Banbury, Northampton and Milton Keynes.

Secondary education is found in Brackley and Middleton Cheney. Independent preparatory schools include Winchester House (Brackley) and Beachborough (Westbury), public schools include Stowe, Tudor Hall (girls), Bloxham School, Thornton College (girls) as well as Northampton High School (girls). Sporting and leisure activities in the area include golf at Whittlebury Hall and Cherwell Edge (Middleton Cheney), horse racing at Towcester; motor racing at Silverstone and a sports complex at Brackley and Towcester.

Senior state secondary education is found in Brackley and Middleton Cheney. Independent preparatory schools include Winchester House (Brackley) and Beachborough (Westbury), senior public schools include Stowe, Tudor Hall (girls), Bloxham School, Thornton College (girls) as well as Northampton High School (girls). Sporting and leisure activities in the area include golf at Whittlebury Hall and Cherwell Edge (Middleton Cheney), horse racing at Towcester; motor racing at Silverstone and a sports complex at Brackley and Towcester.

Outside

The property is accessed via a gravelled driveway to the front, providing parking for several vehicles. The gardens are enclosed by fenced boundaries, accessed via stone steps. Principally laid to lawn, the gardens sweep away from the property and are complimented by a variety of mature trees and shrubs. There is a small gravelled seating area immediately adjacent to the property, perfect for alfresco dining. In all, 0.47 of an acre.

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