Property Description

Three Bedroom Semi-Detached Canal Side Property For Sale in Braunston.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase a beautiful three/four-bedroom canal side cottage on a large plot with a private mooring and unrivalled views over lock number three on the Grand Union Canal which is directly outside the front door of the cottage.

If your idea of a perfect location is sitting in your lounge and watching the canal boats float past, then this well-maintained semi-detached cottage for sale on the very edge of the sought-after village of Braunston will not disappoint.

The approach to the property down a quiet rural lane, surrounded by Northamptonshire countryside really sets the scene for what is to come.

‘Nelson Cottage’ has occupied this unique position on the Grand Union Canal since 1815, the cottage was once two cottages and is in a conservation area. It has been tastefully refurbished over the years and maintains many of the features of a character cottage, including exposed beams and pine panel doors with a sympathetic modern twist internally.

The ground floor accommodation consists of a spacious entrance hallway, a bright lounge with a wood burner and patio doors overlooking the Grand Union Canal, a separate dining room also with views over the canal which is open plan into the large replaced fitted kitchen with utility area, a rear porch and bedroom 4 which has en-suite facilities, this area is presently utilised as a home office.

On the first floor you will find three spacious double bedrooms with simply stunning rural views for all windows, including the storage cupboard on the landing, you will also find a well-proportioned family bathroom.

Directly to the rear of the property is a mature planted garden with off-road parking for at least three vehicles and further additional parking areas on Dark Lane, paved paths lead to the property’s rear doors and the extensive gardens.

The main, large mature garden is to the side of the property and is in excess of 160ft totally private and a real sun trap. It is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrub borders and a sunny paved patio area, there is plenty of space for family games and even a gravelled area to play boules.

From the garden you can access the properties private mooring, which is a comfortable 50ft mooring, however in the past the owners have moored their own 70ft canal boat here.

The properties original cattle shed which also overlooks the Grand Union Canal was converted in the earlier nineties by the current owners and for many years ran as a very successful craft shop, although presently utilised for storage this could easily be reinstated.

This location really is a beautiful peaceful place, an idyllic place to relax, after a long day at work imagine sitting outside this stunning cottage, soaking up the evening sun and literally watching the world float past your front door.

Additional benefits include double glazing throughout, an ‘Air Heat Source’ central heating system which provides the property’s heating. The properties hot water is produced by solar panels.

Braunston is the heart if the canal system and the present vendors still get there wood and coal delivered by boat.

The Village is well-catered for with a local butcher, village shop with Post Office, tearoom, 3 public houses including the Admiral Nelson Pub which is next door and takeaway facilities.

If your work involves commuting then the nearby A45, A5, M1 and M6, are easily accessible from the village, as are the local towns of Daventry and Rugby.

To look around this lovely property call the Campbells team today for details of our viewing arrangements.

The Room Measurements for this property are as follows:

Entrance Hallway
2.44m (8′) x 1.46m (4’9")

6.33m (20’9") x 3.13m (10’3")

7.21m (23’8") x 2.45m (8′)

Dining Room
3.92m (12’10") x 3.07m (10’1")

Office/Bedroom 4
4.45m (14’7") x 2.45m (8′)

Bedroom 1
3.70m (12’2") x 3.54m (11’7")

Bedroom 2
3.68m (12’1") x 3.63m (11’11")

Bedroom 3
3.63m (11’11") x 2.46m (8’1")

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Property Features

  • Lovely Canalside Property
  • Private Mooring
  • Simply Stunning Location
  • Three/Four Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Very Well Maintained and Presented
  • Air Source Heat Pump Central Heating
  • Large 160ft Private Rear Garden
  • Ample Off Road Parking
  • Rural Views From All Windows

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