Property ID : 7730563
On Market Guide price £425,000 Freehold Detached House
The Wharf Braunston Northamptonshire NN11 7JQ
Canal-Side Property For Sale in Braunston.
This unique, Canal-side, four-bedroom, detached property on Braunston Wharf, will have you intrigued….
This is a “WOW” Factor Property that you probably didn’t even know existed!!
It is safe to say this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a superb home in an idyllic location, by the Grand Union and Oxford Canal junctions.
As the name would suggest, ‘The Old Workshop’ has a long history and is totally unique to any other property you may have looked at.
Set in lovely Northamptonshire countryside, with the floating narrowboat Cafe “Gongoozlers’ Rest”, a High Street Cafe, four pubs, two village shops, garage, church and Village Hall all within 5 to 10 minutes walk, its location is also second to none.
There is ample off-road parking at the front of the property and, although within close proximity to the A45, as you go through the wooden gate into the front courtyard, the property is surprisingly secluded from the outside world, and very welcoming and tranquil.
Internally, the property (which was totally renovated and extended in 2003) is very well-maintained and its layout makes this home ideal for a family, or a retired couple with children, grandchildren or friends just coming to stay.
There are plenty of character features including; vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and slate and wooden flooring and doors, to name just a few.
The accommodation includes an entrance Porch leading into a Kitchen / Diner, from which you can access the large dual-aspect Dining Room – Lounge with views from the rear windows, over Braunston Marina.
The Kitchen-Diner also gives access into the spacious Master Bedroom, with two pairs of double doors leading onto an outside Balcony which, overlooks the private rear garden. This room also benefits from a large five-piece ensuite comprising an Edwardian-style bath and basin, a high level WC with chrome fittings, a bidet and a fully tiled double shower enclosure – You don’t see that every day!
At the end of the Bathroom is a spacious Airing Cupboard which houses the hot water tank (so the washing dries in next-to-no-time!)
On the ground floor, the property opens out with a bright and spacious Sunroom with a useful Kitchenette area, a separate small laundry and a large Hallway which leads to Bedroom Two (with an ensuite Bathroom).
Bedroom Three and Bedroom Four (which is presently used as an Office) also have a separate ensuite, fully tiled wet room – Space really isn’t an issue in this home – Check out the pictures….
This lovely property has oil-fired central heating to radiators and to the under-floor heating in the downstairs slate floors and UPVC double glazing throughout.
The open-plan Sunroom overlooks the large, mature, well-planted and peaceful rear garden which has a wonderful amount of wildlife including regular visits from Munkjac Deer, Squirrels, over 40 different types of birds…….AND in the Spring the Munkjacs bring their fawns onto the lawn, and there are even ducks nesting!
There is a nicely located private Patio area with plenty of space for garden furniture, which is a lovely place to overlook the garden, enjoy the wildlife and of course, most importantly, enjoy a well earned glass of wine on those long warm Summer evenings (there is plenty of space for garden furniture in the Summer House at the bottom of the garden).
Braunston is a vibrant village with plenty going on, if you like getting involved. Nicely tucked away in the rolling Northamptonshire countryside, its main claim to fame is its canal junction between the Oxford Canal and the Grand Union Canal, which was once a very important part of the National Transport System.
The Canals around the village no longer carry much freight and are now used mostly for pleasure boating. The highly regarded Marina, which is a hive of activity their local Annual Boat Show at the end of June, provides The Old Workshop’s unofficial, incredibly peaceful and beautiful “private back garden”, with views of the church and windmill on the hill and crystal-clear reflections of the boats moored on The Wharf.
If you need to commute, life in Braunston is made easy with the A45 and A5 only a few minutes away leading to the main motorways (the M1 and M40 only 15-20 minutes away) If you prefer commuting by train, Rugby (6 miles) and Long Buckby (5 miles) provide excellent services – you can catch a fast train to London Euston in under an hour! Birmingham Airport is 40 minutes away and Luton is just over an hour.
To read this far you must be Interested……So, don’t lose this unique opportunity! To take a look around or receive further details call one of the Campbells team today. You will not be disappointed!
The Room Measurements for this property are as follows:
2.30m x 1.80m
KITCHEN / DINER (OPEN-PLAN AREA)
6.35m x 4.65m (MAX)
6.39m x 3.30m
5.76m x 3.14m MAX
3.07m x 2.71m
3.49m x 3.00m
3.62m x 2.68m
BEDROOM 4 / OFFICE
2.58m x 2.73m
2.96m x 1.38m