Foxholes Farm, Titchmarsh


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Foxholes Farm, Titchmarsh



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A substantial period stone farmhouse *Stables and outbuildings and grass paddocks *Situated in open countryside* Overall approximately 3.04 acres (1.23 hectares) * Detached stone house with versatile accommodation *3 principal reception rooms and garden room * Kitchen breakfast room * 5 double bedrooms En suite * Large family bathroom * Private courtyard *Stables and open garaging

Property Description

Foxholes Farm, Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, NN14 3DP

A substantial period stone farmhouse with stables, outbuildings and grass paddocks, situated within rolling open countryside, overall approximately 3.04 acres (1.23 hectares).

Detached stone house with versatile residential accommodation.
3 principle reception rooms and garden room - Kitchen/Breakfast Room
5 Double Bedrooms - Large Family Bathroom

Private courtyard with stables and open garaging
Agricultural Buildings - Grass Paddocks - In all approximately 3.04 acres

Foxholes Farm is located in a rural setting close to the popular and sought after village of Titchmarsh. The property is conveniently located on the Northamptonshire/Cambridgeshire border, approximately 2.5 miles to the east of Thrapston and 6 miles to the south of Oundle. Direct rail services are available from Huntingdon to London Kings Cross (47 mins) and there is good access on to the A14 (junction 13), leading to the M1/M6 and A1(M).

Titchmarsh benefits from a village shop, primary school, The Wheatsheaf public house and the Church of St Mary the Virgin. There is an active community within the village, with annual events such as the Titchmarsh Fete and the 10k Road Race & 3k Fun Run, as well as a number of groups and societies, who meet regularly. The nearby market towns of Thrapston and Oundle offer a varied range of shopping facilities including supermarkets, doctors surgeries, hotels and public houses, and various sports clubs. More extensive shopping, leisure and recreational facilities are available at Rushden Lakes (10 miles), with a whole range of services available at the cities of Peterborough (20 miles) and Cambridge (35 miles).

The area enjoys good schooling, with primary education available in Titchmarsh and thereafter at Price William School in Oundle or at numerous secondary schools nearby. Private education is available at well-respected schools including Oundle, Kimbolton, Wellingborough and Stamford.

Foxholes Farm comprises a magnificent stone farmhouse and range of buildings, together with grass paddocks, overall approximately 3.04 acres (1.23 hectares). This delightful, period home is conveniently located, whilst enjoying superb views across the surrounding, rolling countryside. The property benefits from a large courtyard, which incorporates stables and general purpose outbuildings.

This spacious farmhouse of approximately 2932 sq. ft. (272 sq. m.) plus 373 sq. ft. play room and store. The farmhouse is arranged over two floors and offers three principle reception rooms and five double bedrooms, together with considerable additional flexible accommodation. The property benefits from many original features including open fireplaces and exposed stone work. The farmhouse has oil fired central heating and the majority of the windows are sealed double-glazed units.

On the ground floor is a reception hall with quarry tiles, leading to a farmhouse kitchen, sitting room, dining room with family room off, garden room with double glazed French doors to the walled and enclosed garden and a cloakroom with w/c. The kitchen/breakfast room has both a window and door to the courtyard (via oak storm porchway) and is well appointed with a range of base units with solid wood worktops and twin Belfast sink. A utility room is accessed from the kitchen.

To the first floor is a landing, giving access to a magnificent dual aspect master bedroom with en-suite shower room and panoramic views across open countryside. There is a large family bathroom with freestanding roll top bath and separate shower and four further double bedrooms which all benefit from views over open fields.

To the front elevation of the property, there is a gravelled turning circle and attractive walled garden with gated access. Beyond the stone wall is a large paddock, which extends to the road and would be suitable for grazing a pony or sheep and alternatively is suitable for amenity and leisure use in conjunction with the occupation of Foxholes Farm. There is an additional area of grass paddock adjacent to the stable building which is bordered by mature trees.

Outside and beyond the garden, a driveway is shared with the neighbouring farm and provides access to the private and gated courtyard, offering extensive parking on hard standing and garaging. The range of stone and brick buildings which form the courtyard, consist of stables and other buildings providing extensive storage. On the eastern boundary of the courtyard is a substantial agricultural steel framed building of approximately 169 sq.m. Adjacent to the driveway leading to the farmhouse are three timber clad, steel framed former poultry sheds, which could provide additional general purpose storage or potentially be removed to open up the front aspect the property.

Principal Measurements
Sitting Room 17'11 x 17'3 (5.45m x 5.27m)
Dining Room 16'2 x 16'1 (4.94m x 4.90m)
Family Room 16'2 x 11'0 (4.93m x 3.36m)
Garden Room 19'11 x 14'2 (6.06m x 4.33m)
with Store 10'9 x 9'3 (3.28m x 2.82m)
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 16'1 x 14'0 (4.90m x 4.26m)
Utility Room 11'11 x 10'7 (3.64m x 3.22m)
Master Bedroom 16'8 x 14'4 (5.09m x 4.36m)
Bedroom Two 20'2 x 14'2 (6.14m x 4.33m)
Bedroom Three 16'5 x 10'11 (5.00m x 3.34m)
Bedroom Four 16'12 x 12'5 (4.94m x 3.78m)
Bedroom Five 14'1 x 10'8 (4.29m x 3.25m)
Family Bathroom 16'4 x 12'3 (4.97m x 3.73m)

Accommodation. Floor Area 272.3 sq.m 2932 sq.ft

Total Approx. Floor Area 307.10 sq. m (3305 sq. ft)
Includes Play room /Garden Room and Store/Pantry 34.6 sq.m (373 sq.ft).

General Information


There is a covenant with a previous owner, that no trade or business except agriculture or horticulture, shall be carried on upon the property, and otherwise the property shall be used for private residential purposes only.

Right of Way
The property benefits from a right of way over the access drive, marked brown on the plan. The owner of Foxholes Farmhouse can repair and improve the track, but is unable to seek to recover reimbursement of any expenses from the adjoining landowner.

Council Tax Band H

Local Authority
East Northamptonshire District Council

Strictly by appointment with Bletsoes

Money Laundering
To comply with current Money Laundering Regulations, any successful purchaser/purchasers will be asked to provide proof of identity and we will therefore need to take copies of a passport/driving licence and a recent utility bill (not more than three months old). This information is required prior to Solicitors being instructed.

Within Easy Reach

Rushden Lakes 10 miles
Peterborough 20 miles
Milton Keynes 34 miles
Cambridge 35 miles

Train Times to London
Huntingdon 47 minutes
Wellingborough 47 minutes

Luton 58 miles
Stansted 59 miles
East Midlands 65 miles

Horse Racing
Huntingdon 17 miles
Newmarket 45 miles
Towcester 33 miles

Golf Courses
Oundle 7 miles
Rushden 8 miles
Elton Furze 13 miles

Silverstone 38 miles
Santa Pod 17 miles

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