High Street, Braunston, NN11 7HS
Three bedroom semi-detached cottage for sale in Braunston
WESTWOOD COTTAGE: This charming very well maintained, three bedroom, semi-detached stone cottage for sale in the sought-after village of Braunston, is simply stunning, quaint and oozes charm and character throughout, occupying a plot of approx. ¼ of an acre it also has off-road parking for several vehicles.
‘Westwood’ cottage has been in the family for well over 80 years and situated in the heart of Braunston, the property offers a wealth of charm and character to include exposed timber floorboards and brick walls, to the outside a base cruck wall (circa 1700) which was exposed and preserved by the present owners in 2005 and is a real feature making the cottage stand out as you drive through the village.
The cottage is believed to date back around 300 years. It is in superb condition internally, the current owners have continuously maintained ‘Westwood’ cottage and it was re-roofed, double glazed and damp proofed in 1991 plus new electrics and central heating system completed in 2003.
This cottage still has plenty of period features making the property feel very nostalgic, warm and welcoming.
These character features include exposed stone walls, exposed timber flooring, high skirting boards, period doors, a lovely feature fireplace with a multi fuel burner and a working "Esse" cooker just to name a few.
If you are looking for a period stone cottage this is a great example and must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
SPACIOUS ACCOMODATION: A character timber front door sets the scene to "Westwood" cottage and leads you into a period entrance hallway with stairs to the first floor, an under stairs storage space cupboard and doors into the lounge, kitchen and dining room.
The lounge is bright and spacious with a feature brick built fireplace with multi fuel burner. The spacious dining room has been opened up into kitchen area providing a large L-shaped open plan kitchen/diner with a feature ‘Esse’ range cooker which provides a lovely character focal point of the room.
The kitchen area has been tastefully re-fitted in a range of wall and base mounted units and boasts an integral oven, hob, extractor fan and a fridge. The kitchen also has a vaulted ceiling, exposed brick walls, oak flooring and a rear stable door that leads into the substantial rear garden.
There is also an extremely useful utility room with a sink, work surfaces and plumbing for a washing machine, the utility room also offers access to a ground floor shower room with a WC.
On the first floor, the landing leads you to three bedrooms consisting of two generous doubles and a cosy single as well as a spacious family bathroom. Bedrooms one and two both have a lovely ‘Cast Iron’ feature fireplaces.
From the landing you have a great view over your substantial rear garden.
REAR GARDEN: The substantial rear garden is approximately 200ft feet in total and has been separated into two separate garden areas both of which can really captures the sunshine.
The family garden offers a lawn and a large patio area, there is a brick-built log store and fully insulated play room/office room with electric connected plus there is secure parking for a caravan or motor home if required.
To the rear of the mature family garden is a gate that give access to separate and substantial allotment with vegetable plots, planted fruit trees and bushes. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys gardening to "grow your own" fruit and veg all year round without leaving your own garden.
PARKING: To the side of this well-maintained property there is a gravelled driveway offering off road parking for at least two vehicles forward of recently replaced double wooden gates.
There is further secure parking behind the gates, with ample off-road parking in the rear garden with plenty of space for even a caravan or a motor home if required.
BRAUNSTON: This charming cottage is located on the High Street in the heart Braunston, the Village retains a popular community spirit as there is plenty going on within the village. The local amenities are just a few minutes away and include a supermarket, post office, chip shop, garage, butchers and the village primary school. The village also boasts a number of canal side pubs and a church.
The Oxford and Grand Union canals are clearly a feature of this village along with the busy marina which can be seen from the rear of the garden and the first floor rear windows – you must take a walk along the canal if you have never been there as it is stunning with rolling countryside surrounding the village making Braunston the perfect place to live.
If you need a rail link, Rugby (6 miles) and Long Buckby (5 miles) provide excellent services – you can catch a fast train to London Euston in under an hour.
If your work involves commuting the nearby A45, A5, M1 and M6, are easy accessible from the village and the local towns are Daventry and Rugby.
ROOM MEASUREMENTS: Lounge
4.88m (16′) x 3.60m (11’10")
4.88m (16′) x 3.14m (10’4")
4.76m (15’7") x 2.62m (8’7")
2.62m (8’7") x 2.00m (6’7")
4.88m (16′) x 3.14m (10’4")
3.23m (10’7") x 2.83m (9’3") max
2.52m (8’3") x 1.65m (5’5")
- Charming Character Cottage
- Three Bedrooms
- Very Well Presented Throughout
- Open Plan Kitchen/Diner
- Bright And Cosy Lounge
- Ample Off Road Parking
- Secure Parking In The Rear Garden
- Large Private Rear Garden
- Separate Allotment
- Oil Fired Central Heating And UPVC Double Glazing