5 Homefield is a handsome, executive five bedroom detached house set over three floors, was built in 2009 by Stamford Homes and is set in a private tree-lined road of similar properties towards the edge of the picturesque village of Nassington, five miles north of Oundle, and is in move in condition with glorious views across the unspoilt Northamptonshire countryside.
The well presented home is of stone construction and has a gated driveway with a double garage, an extension that makes a stunning kitchen dining family room. The property has LPG heating and double glazing to hardwood windows. The accommodation comprises a living room, study, kitchen diner, family room, downstairs cloakroom, principal bedroom with en suite, two bathrooms and four further doubles bedrooms over two floors. This would make a wonderful family 'forever' home.
Entrance and Hallway The front garden is enclosed with a wrought-iron fence, a gate leads you to the paved path and front door with a covered porch. The front door is wide with part glazed obscured panels, flooding the hallway with light. The floor in this L-shaped hallway is in oak, in tune with all the doors and the stairways. All the oak doors in the house have brushed steel door handles, and there is recessed lighting throughout. There is a large cupboard for coats and shoes.
Cloakroom Off the hallway is a cloakroom with a W.C. and wash hand-basin, it has a hardwood floor and is half-tiled with large neutral tiles.
Kitchen Dining Room 3.7 x 6.5 (12'1" x 21'3") The heart of the house is the kitchen diner family room that is a superb social space perfect for family and friends to gather and dine. It boasts a porcelain-flagged floor, and the kitchen holds many features that make a well-planned working space. It has a five ring gas hob and an extraction unit with a pale granite splash-back that continues on the worktops and there are two eye level ovens. A large butlers' sink with modern mixer-tap is situated under the window looking over the front aspect, and a central island with a wooden worktop has storage drawers and cupboards.
The kitchen also has an integrated dishwasher, fridge-freezer and microwave, and extensive base and wall-hung units as well as counter space, and as a cook's dream, this kitchen has many cupboard features such as pull-out corner cupboards and drawers for saucepans.
A glazed door accesses the side aspect. The kitchen is open plan onto the dining area, where there is space for a large family size table and the view to the rear garden can be enjoyed.
Sun Room 3.6 x 4 (11'9" x 13'1") The dining area leads into the fantastic extension with some exposed stone walls, and the same floor tiling as the kitchen diner. The back wall that overlooks the garden and fields beyond has expansive aluminium sliding doors opening out onto a paved patio and has a roof lantern feature capturing natural light at all times of the day.
A door leads from the family room into the utility room.
Utility Room 2.6 x 4.8 (8'6" x 15'8") Formerly the second of two garages, and is separated from the other garage by a partition and a door. There is also a door to the rear garden. This versatile space has plumbing for washing machine, and room for freezer, dryer and other electrical goods, and storage.
Living Room 3.7 x 6.5 (12'1" x 21'3") Fully carpeted, the living room is dual aspect with windows to the front and French doors to the rear garden patio. A charming central feature is the multi-fuel burning stove inset into the fireplace, with a limestone surround and hearth. A further door leads into the study.
Study/ Reception Room 3.1 x 3.7 (10'2" x 12'1") With a door from the hallway this room has a lovely view to the rear garden, and is spacious enough to be a multi purpose room that could be used as a study, playroom or office. Another door leads into the living room.
First Floor Landing Carpeted dog-leg stairs with oak balustrade lead to the first floor, and the landing has an airing cupboard with plenty of room for linen and towel storage.
Principal Suite 3.7 x 6.5 (12'1" x 21'3") The vast principal suite, fully carpeted and with a calm neutral decor, is dual aspect with wide windows to the front and rear elevations and plenty of room for large bedroom furniture. Just off the bedroom is the en suite, and a bank of built-in mirrored sliding door wardrobes.
En Suite A modern en suite is decorated with dark mosaic tiles and contrasting pale large tiles reaching to the ceiling. It boasts a double shower enclosure and has a low level W.C and pedestal hand wash-basin with a mirrored cabinet above. There is an electric towel rail, and an obscured window with tiled sill to the front aspect.
Bedroom Two 3.7 x 3.9 (12'1" x 12'9") This double bedroom is carpeted, and has a window to the front aspect. One wall contains three built-in wardrobes with shelving space and hanging rails, and all three have shelving above and lovely ceramic door-knobs.
Bedroom Three 3.1 x 3.7 (10'2" x 12'1") Another large double, bedroom three overlooks the rear garden.
Bathroom 3.7 x 2 (12'1" x 6'6") A superbly appointed four piece bathroom with double shower, drencher shower head, bathtub and hand held shower. An electric towel rail, low level W.C. and wash hand-basin under the frosted glass window to the rear aspect, monochrome tiling complete this stylish bathroom.
Second Floor Landing Carpeted stairs with oak balustrades lead to the second floor that boasts a further two double bedrooms and shower room.
Bedroom Four 3.8 x 4.3 (12'5" x 14'1") Another double set in the eaves with built in wardrobes to one wall and a dormer style window with wonderful far reaching views to the rear.
Bedroom Five 3.9 x 3.7 (12'9" x 12'1") A generous double room, currently used as a twin bedroom, with dormer style window that also benefits from lovely views.
Shower Room 2.8 x 1.8 (9'2" x 5'10") The top floor is also serviced by a well appointed shower room that is fully wall-tiled in neutral tones, the floor in ceramic tiles, has a corner shower cubicle. There is an electric towel rail, frosted glass in the dormer window, recessed lighting, pedestal low-level W.C., and a pedestal wash hand-basin.
Exterior At the front of the property, which is set back from this private, quiet road, the drive is graveled, a double stone garage, with one being converted into the utility, but with a retained the garage door. The garage has a part-boarded ceiling section that gives further storage with power and lighting. There is plenty of room for multiple vehicles on the driveway.
A wooden gate at the side of the garage leads to the rear garden, which is south-west facing. The graveled area continues with some raised beds for vegetable and fruit growing, a wood-store, and a greenhouse next to a garden shed. There is a gate to the fields with a pathway for country walks.
Much of the rest of the garden is laid to lawn, with a lovely silver birch and ash tree, also borders with some mature shrubs such as a lovely ceanothus, fence climbers, and perennial planting. There is a pretty summer- house and the flagged patio runs the width of the house, with ample room for dining al fresco, or enjoying the sun and the view outside, and from here the patio leads back to the side gate via a graveled path.
Nassington is a charming, character village just over five miles north of the town of Oundle. The village has a general shop with Post Office, a high-class butcher's shop, hotel with restaurant and bar on the river Nene, a family hairdresser, a vintage teashop and public house with restaurant. A fish van visits weekly and a mobile library calls monthly.
The pre-school is Ofsted Outstanding and a thriving primary school is Ofsted Good. There are school buses to Prince William Secondary School in Oundle as well as Casterton College, Rutland. There are independent/public schools in Oundle and Stamford. The village hall and church community are both very active. A private dentist and NHS surgery with pharmacy is two miles away in Wansford.
Trains from the city of Peterborough, which is about 12 miles away, run to London in under an hour, and the A1 motorway is situated about two miles to the east of Nassington.
Annual service charge
LPG gas heating, mains water and drainage
Council Tax Band: G