Sitting in the heart of the conservation area in the historic market town of Thrapston, this large three-bedroomed home is set over three floors. The Georgian house was once part of a large 19th Century estate. Built around 1800, it is a Grade II Listed property that has undergone some recent modernisation but still has scope for more improvements.
Much of Corner House's period charm and distinctive features have been retained to include wide staircases with wooden balustrades, high ceilinged and substantial size bedrooms, attractive fireplaces and beautiful sash windows with wooden shutters.
Having central heating, some double glazing and renewed electrics in recent years, this impressive home would further benefit from interior upgrading to bring it back to its former glory.
A newly built car port is included with Corner House with room for one car in front, which is positioned at the rear of the development. In addition, the property comes with a walled town garden with room for a bistro table and chairs.
Entrance and Snug Dining Room 4.7 x 4.7 (15'5" x 15'5") A part glazed door opens into the carpeted vestibule with radiator and a further part glazed door leads into the living room. There is a triple casement lead-lined window to the front elevation with a wooden lintel and a deep sill. Some distinctive features lie within the reception room to include a small low wooden shelf built over a double arched brick storage and a deep under-stairs cupboard revealing large flagstones. There are two radiators, inset ceiling lights and an oak door with Suffolk latch to the kitchen. A further door, half-glazed, leads to the cloakroom and stairs.
Kitchen Diner 5 x 4.7 (16'4" x 15'5") A step down from the snug, the kitchen diner has ceramic tiled floor and wooden ceiling beam. There is plenty of room provided for a family dining table. An Aga range cooker is built into a brick fireplace with a wooden surround and mantle. A separate gas hob is set into the tiled worksurface with an extractor hood over and an eye-level double oven. Feature stone exposed walls offer a good range of wall and base pine units with space for a dishwasher, fridge and washing machine. To the side elevation is a window as well as French doors that open onto the compact courtyard.
Downstairs Cloakroom Off the hallway, the cloakroom has wood effect vinyl flooring and an obscure half-glazed door that accesses the outside (no longer used for this purpose). The suite consists of a pedestal wash hand basin and a low-level W.C.
First Floor Landing Wide, carpeted stairs, with curved wooden handrail and open balustrades, rise to the first floor. Set near the top of the staircase is a small shelved cupboard. A spacious landing gives a feeling of grandeur.
Reception Room/ Bedroom Four 4.7 x 3.4 (15'5" x 11'1") This first floor reception, with its high ceiling, can be used as a sitting room or as another bedroom, with a double glazed window to the front aspect and a fireplace set in a black painted surround with grey ceramic tiled hearth. The recessed window has beautiful shutters and a view towards the church. There is a built-in shelved cupboard.
Bedroom Two 4.3 x 4.7 (14'1" x 15'5") The second bedroom is a large square double with a dual aspect to both sides, making this room light and spacious. Beneath the window is a built-in seat with a useful cupboard under. Additionally there is a fitted wardrobe with panelled wooden doors.
Bathroom 2.5 x 1.6 (8'2" x 5'2") Serving the first floor, this bathroom has vinyl flooring and consists of a white suite that comprises a bath with hand-held shower. a pedestal wash hand basin and low-level W.C.
Second Floor Landing Carpeted stairs rise to the second floor that has a further two bedrooms and a shower room. This landing is large enough to accommodate a seat or a desk.
Bedroom Three 4.8 x 3.8 (15'8" x 12'5") A large double glazed window, with wooden shutters, has a seat and cupboard under. The fireplace has an ornate grate with grey ceramic tiled hearth. In addition, there is a built-in cupboard with shelving and hanging space.
Shower Room Stepping down two steps is the shower room with a pedestal wash hand basin, low-level W.C. and fully tiled shower.
Bedroom One 4.3 x 5 (14'1" x 16'4") This bright double room has a double glazed window to the side and large built-in cupboards to the recess.
Exterior Off the kitchen, through French doors, the walled courtyard garden has space for a bistro table and chairs on the patio. A gravelled, sleeper retained border has room to display pots to add colour.
To the rear of the property, accessed by a private road, a newly built brick car port with larch cladding and Spanish slate roof provides parking for one vehicle and room in front for another. Eaves storage is available as well as power and water. Electric is connected should prospective owners wish to install an electric car charger.
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a property that is steeped in history.
Grade II Listed
No Forward Chain
All mains services are connected
Council Tax: Band E