Property Description

Four Bedroom Detached Character Property For Sale In Braunston.
This stunning four bedroom detached cottage for sale in Braunston is centrally located in this popular and lively canal side village. This spacious cottage which was formally the village Forge. offers plenty of character has recently been tastefully renovated to provide an impressive family home with a large, well stocked, private south facing rear garden and off road parking.
Steeped in village history “The Old Forge” is believed to date back to the late 1700’s and a number of significant improvements have greatly enhanced this generous cottage, yet still keeping plenty of character making the property feel very nostalgic, warm and welcoming.
Braunston 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, butcher, hairdresser and the village primary school. The village also boasts a number of pubs and a church.
The accommodation includes, on the ground floor, an entrance hallway leading to a spacious lounge, a large snug which could easily double up as a formal dining room and garden room which offers access to a ground floor WC and a generous utility room.
There is also a bright and spacious kitchen/dining room with quarry tiled floors, a range of modern units with an integrated oven and hob. The rear door from the kitchen area leads onto a raised decked area which overlooks the property’s substantial rear garden. The kitchen also offers access to a very useful walk-in pantry.
Unusually this lovely property has two sets of stairs which lead to the first floor where you will find four well-proportioned bedrooms and a family shower room with a connecting door to bedroom three. The master bedroom also benefits from plenty of built in wardrobes.
Throughout this charming property you will find plenty of quirks and character including exposed wall and ceiling beam, an inglenook fireplace with a wood burner and quarry tiled floors to name just a few.
On a historical note, “The Old Forge” was built from Braunston bricks manufactured in the old quarry that can still be seen south of Nibbits Lane and Cross Lane.
More modern benefits also include oil fired central heating to radiators and replaced UPVC double glazed windows throughout.
To the side of the property is a gated driveway leading to a good sized off road parking area at the rear of the property.
To the rear there is a substantial mature south facing garden which is a lovely private and tranquil place to ‘sit and chill out’ on those warm summer evenings, boasting two large but separated garden areas with a lawn, patio shrubs and small trees on the top garden and behind a small gate a further large garden area which is an ideal space to grow vegetables and have some chickens.
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 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.
If you need a 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.
If you are looking for a large period cottage in a lively and popular village, this property which sits on approximately 0.25 acre is a great example and must be viewed to be fully be fully appreciated.
TENURE: Freehold
Room measurements are as follow:
Kitchen/Dining Room 
4.92m (16’2″) max x 4.06m (13’4″)
Lounge Area 
4.82m (15’10”) x 4.53m (14’10”)
The Snug/Dining Room 
5.60m(18’4″) x 3.98m (13’1″)
Garden Room 
3.94m(12’11”) x 3.85m (12’8″)
Utility Area 
3.81m(12’6″) x 1.43m (4’8″)
Bedroom 1 
4.77m(15’8″) x 4.66m (15’3″)
Bedroom 2 
3.99m(13’1″) x 3.70m (12’2″) max
Bedroom 3 
3.81m(12’6″) x 3.25m (10’8″)
Office/Bedroom 4 
3.83m(12’7″) x 2.22m (7’3″)
Shower Room 
2.83m (9’3″) x 2.47m (8’1″) Max
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Property Features

  • Beautifully Presented Character Cottage
  • Detached Four Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Plenty Of Character Features
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Ground Floor WC
  • Substantial South Facing Private Rear Garden
  • Large Paved Patio Area
  • Vegetable Plot And Space for Chickens
  • Off Road Parking at The Rear

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