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Property history of The Arches, Harlestone Road, Church Brampton, Northampton NN6 8AU, 26th Apr 2012

Previously listed for sale on 26th Apr 2012
£799,500 - 4 bedroom detached house

Property info

Property features

  • Individual Detached House
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast Room
  • Two Suites
  • Two Further Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Double Garage & Workshop
  • Gardens Approx 1/3rd Acre

Property description

The Arches is a very substantial individual detached house of considerable character which was constructed in 1995 to a design by the local Architect Tad Dobraszczyk. The high quality specification includes oak window frames, doors, skirtings and architraves throughout and the spacious interior extends to an internal floor area of approximately 2,900 square feet. The accommodation includes four bedrooms with two suites, family bathroom, three reception rooms and a superb oak fitted kitchen/breakfast room. Other amenities include the double garage and workshop area, cloakrooms and utility room and the house stands in private landscaped gardens which extend to in excess of one third of an acre.

Local amenities

Church Brampton is the home of the Northamptonshire County Golf Club, one of the finest heathland courses in central England. Within the village there is also the Parish Church of St Botolph and at nearby Chapel Brampton the Sedgebrook Hall Hotel and Conference Centre. There is a Waitrose supermarket at nearby Kingsthorpe and a Sainsburys supermarket at New Duston. Sailing and fishing are available at Pitsford Reservoir and the M1 motorway north bound is via Junction 16 at Nether Heyford and south bound via Junction 15A at Rothersthorpe. The village is well placed for access to a number of public schools including Oakham, Uppingham, Oundle, Rugby and Wellingborough. References to schools should not be taken to mean that the property concerned is within the school catchment nor that the schools mentioned have places available.


Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from a Gloworm gas fired boiler which also provides the domestic hot water. There is a passive infra red security alarm system, BT Broadband and Sky TV connections, continuation of which are subject to the usual supplier regulations. (None of these services has been tested).

Council tax

Daventry District Council Band - G
awa Water Charge - Metered Supply

Viewing arrangements

By prior appointment through Richard Greener Estate Agents


Mg 04062011/5843


ground floor

Entrance hall 2.90m x 1.14m (9'6' x 3'9')
Approached through a solid oak front door with leaded light stained glass lights either side, the entrance hall has a natuarl limestone floor and a glazed door giving access to:-
reception hall 7.62m x 2.39m (25'0' x 7'10')
With a high corniced ceiling over a natural limestone floor, the hall contains the oak stairs rising to the first floor with an understairs storage cupboard with shelving and wine racks. An archway leads to the breakfast room and there are doors to the receptiom rooms and:-


Comprising a white suite of ceramic tiled counter top wash basin with cupboards under and WC. There is a terracotta floor and leaded light stained glass windows to the front elevation.
Lounge 7.26m x 4.67m (23'10' x 15'4')
With a high corniced ceiling and five casement window to the front elevation, this room also has a bay window with French doors opening to the rear terrace and garden beyond. The focal point of the room is the open hearth Minster stone fireplace which has a gas log effect living flame fire and there are TV and wall light points.
Study 3.56m x 3.28m (11'8' x 10'9')
With recessed dichroic spotlights, this room has a three casement window to the front elevation and contains TV and telephone points.
Breakfast room 4.95m x 3.73m (16'3' x 12'3')
Approached through an archway from reception hall, the breakfast room has a natural limestone floor, a six casement oak framed window overlooking the rear terrace and garden and leads directly to:-
kitchen/breakfast room 5.16m x 3.56m (16'11' x 11'8')
The kitchen is a light and spacious room fitted with hand crafted oak fronted floor and wall cabinets with polished granite work surfaces incorporating a two and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. The built-in appliances comprise the Britannia range cooker which has two ovens and a six place gas hob and griddle standing beneath a stainless steel extractor hood which is vented to the exterior. There are polished granite splash areas, a built-in fridge and freezer, vertical storage cupboards, larder cupboards and pan drawers. There is a four casement window and a door opening to the rear terrace and garden, TV and telephone points and a further door leading to:-
utility room 3.10m x 2.36m (10'2' x 7'9')
With a quarry tiled floor and Belfast sink, this room contains further floor cupboards and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and a point for a tumble dryer. There is space for a freezer, a glazed door to the rear garden and further doors give internal access to the garage and lead to:-

Separate WC

Comprising a white suite of WC and pedestal wash basin.

Half landing

With steps leading up to the main landing and also giving access to an inner landing where there is a Velux rooflight and doors giving access to the guest bedroom and shower room.
Bedroom two 6.25m x 3.53m (20'6' x 11'7')
With twin built-in store cupboards, this room has a Velux rooflight as well as a two casement window to the gable elevation and contains a TV point.
Shower room 2.46m x 1.22m (8'1' x 4'0')
Comprising a white suite of Aqualisa ceramic tiled shower cubicle, WC with concealed cistern and pedestal wash basin. There are ceramic tiled splash areas.

First floor

Main landing 2.77m x 2.64m (9'1' x 8'8')
With a three casement window to the front elevation and also housing the airing cupboard with the Heatrae Sadia Megaflow hot water cylinder, there is a roof void access hatch and doors lead to:-

Master bedroom suite

Bedroom one 4.67m x 4.65m (15'4' x 15'3')
A spacious room with a recessed eight casement window overlooking the rear garden and with doors leading to the dressing room and bathroom.
Bathroom en suite 3.05m x 2.57m (10'0' x 8'5')
Comprising a white suite of Duscholux bath in ceramic tiled surround, ceramic tiled shower cubicle with pivot door, pedestal wash basin and WC. There are twin mirror fronted cabinets, shaver socket, heated towel rail and windows to the rear elevation.
Dressing room en suite 3.30m x 1.88m minimum (10'10' x 6'2' minimum)
With floor to ceiling built-in wardrobes to three walls with shelving and hanging space, this room also has a two casement window to the front elevation.
Bedroom three 4.85m x 3.58m (15'11' x 11'9')
With built-in wardrobes with shelving and hanging space and a three casement window to the rear elevation.
Bedroom four 3.66m x 2.82m (12'0' x 9'3')
With a three casement window to the front elevation.
Family bathroom 3.28m x 1.78m (10'9' x 5'10')
Comprising a white suite of panelled bath with mixer tap/shower attachment over, pedestal wash basin and WC. There is ceramic tiling from floor to ceiling, a shaver socket and window to the rear elevation.


The Arches stands back from the Harlestone Road behind a front garden bounded by a low stone wall and established Holly hedging. A private paved driveway leads through twin automatic wrought iron gates standing on stone pillars which give on to the driveway providing ample parking and turning space in front of the house and garage.
Double garage 6.30m x 5.84m (20'8' x 19'2')
Approached through twin individual Horman automatic electric roller doors, there are light and power connections, a door to the rear elevation and a workshop area with fitted work bench and shelving. There is an inner door to the internal accommodation.

Rear garden

Approached by gated pedestrian access either side of the house with a secure storage barn standing on the western side. At the rear of the property there is a wide paved terrace framed by flower borders beyond which there is a further circular terrace framed by mature shrubs. A pergola walkway leads to the far end of the garden which is laid to lawn and is screened on all sides by tall mature hedging including Beech and Yew together with a number of small mature trees.

How to get there

From Northampton town centre proceed in a northerly direction along the Kingsthorpe Road and on passing the Waitrose Supermarket turn left onto the A5199 Welford Road. Continue out of the town over Boughton Crossing and take the left turning signposted to Church Brampton. Proceed into the village along Sandy Lane and at the crossroads turn left onto the Harlestone Road. Continue past the turning to Golf Lane and the driveway to The Arches stands on the left hand side.

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See details for The Arches, Harlestone Road, Church Brampton, Northampton NN6 8AU when it was last marketed:

2012 26th Apr 2012 / 26th April

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