Orlingbury Road, Isham


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Orlingbury Road, Isham

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Reference: 12696

An outstanding period Grade 2 listed country house * Mature private gardens 1.8 acres * Outbuildings and games room 8 * *Paddock 1 acre and menage * Overall 2.8 acres * Detached manor farm house over 3600 sq.ft.* Versatile accommodation over two floors * 4 Principal bedrooms * Kitchen /Breakfast Room * 3 Bathrooms * Games Room and Gym * Mezzanine day room accessed from the main house.

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Manor Farm House
2 Orlingbury Road, Isham, NN14 1HW

An outstanding period Grade 2 listed country house, with large private gardens, outbuildings and games room, together with a paddock, stables and ménage, overall approximately 2.80 acres.

Detached Manor Farm House in the heart of Isham
Over 3,600 sq.ft of versatile accommodation over two floors
4 Principal Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Games Room, 4 Double Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms

Additional 440 sq.ft games barn with gym and mezzanine day room directly accessed from the main house. Outbuildings. Mature Private Gardens. Paddock. Ménage and Stabling. Gated Driveway.

Manor Farm House is located in the heart of the village of Isham. The property is conveniently located approximately 3 miles to the south of Kettering and 1 mile to the west of Burton Latimer. Direct rail services are available from Kettering to London St Pancras (60 mins) and there is good access onto the A14 (junction 9), leading to the M1/M6 and A1(M).
Isham benefits from a Church of England Primary School, The Lilac public house, the Church of St Peters, a village hall and a cricket club. The nearby towns of Kettering and Burton Latimer offer a varied range of shopping facilities, supermarkets, doctor's surgeries, hotels, public houses and various sports clubs. More extensive shopping, leisure and recreational facilities are available at Rushden Lakes (9 miles) and a whole range of services are available at Market Harborough (14 miles) and Peterborough (30 miles).

The area enjoys good schooling with primary education available in Isham and nearby in Pytchley, and thereafter at numerous secondary schools nearby. Private education is also available at well-respected schools including St Peter's School, Kettering, Wellingborough School and Kimbolton School.

Manor Farm House comprises an outstanding Grade 2 listed stone farmhouse with paddock land, ménage and stabling, overall set in approximately 2.80 acres. The property also benefits from large private gardens and a sweeping gravel driveway, leading from gated access to the road. The well maintained and presented accommodation has been sympathetically restored by the current owner to a high standard.

This spacious farmhouse of approximately 3668 sq.ft (340.7 sq.m) is arranged over two floors and offers four principal reception rooms and four double bedrooms, together with considerable additional flexible accommodation. The property benefits from gas-fired central heating and in part the windows are sealed double-glazed units. On the ground floor is a reception hall with attractive tile flooring and galleried staircase to the first-floor landing, a cloakroom with w/c and doors leading to a dining room with feature fireplace, oak flooring and a large bay window, and a living room with an open fire and a large bay window to the front. Also leading from the hallway is the library with a patio door and a multi fuel/wood burning stove, leading into the study with a connecting door to the games room. The library also leads through to the snug which benefits from underfloor heating, and continues into the kitchen/breakfast room which also benefits from French doors to the patio and garden. The kitchen comprises a range of light oak fitted wall and base units with matching central island and granite work surfaces, an electric AGA cooker, a twin Belfast sink, wine fridge, and built in appliances. The utility room is accessed from the kitchen with a window and door to the rear garden, a range of base unit cupboards and a Belfast sink unit. Under floor heating continues through the kitchen to the utility area with doors leading to a walk-in storage cupboard and cloakroom with w/c.

To the first floor is a landing, giving access to a magnificent master bedroom overlooking the attractive gardens, with en-suite access to a large family bathroom with freestanding roll top bath and separate shower, which also has access to the landing. There is a further double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, and two further double bedrooms are separated by a large bathroom with Jack & Jill connecting doors. Open railed stairs also lead down to the mezzanine room and gives access to the snug, games room and gym area.

Principal Measurements
Living Room 21'5" x 20'1" 6.52m x 6.11m
Dining Room 21'4" x 17'11" 6.49m x 5.47m
Library Room 14'9" x 13'2" 4.49m x 4.01m
Study 14'0" x 10'0" 4.26m x 3.04m
Snug 14'6" x 13'11" 4.41m x 4.23m
Kitchen/ Breakfast 19'9" x 14'7" 6.02m x 4.45m
Utility Room 14'10" x 13'4'' 4.52m x 4.07m
Bedroom One 20'2'' x 17'6" 6.14m x 5.34m
Bedroom Two 18'1" x 17'5" 5.52m x 5.32m
Bedroom Three 14'8" x 14'4" 4.46m x 4.38m
Bedroom Four 16'8" x 14'6 5.08m x 4.42m
Day Room 13'9" x 9'5" 4.18m x 2.86m
Games Room 20'3" x 9'5" 6.16m 2.86m
Gym 12'5 x 9'5'' 3.79m x 2.86m

To the front of the property, there is an extensive lawn area with mature trees and a gravelled parking area extending from a sweeping driveway which continues to the north side of the property and provides generous parking for a number of vehicles. To the rear and side of the property is an attractive ornamental garden with extensive split level patio areas - ideal for outdoor entertaining, and beautiful planted areas with shrubs and an array of trees which screen to the boundary. Private access via a winding pathway, leads to a pedestrian gateway to the front elevation of the property.
Beyond a mature hedge is a large paddock, together with two stables and a ménage (20m x 40m), which benefits from water, and floodlighting. All of which are accessed near the gated entrance immediately to the west side of the grounds or from a second double gate leading into the paddock.

General Information

Tenure Freehold

Outgoings Council Tax Band G

Local Authority Wellingborough District Council

All viewings are strictly by appointment only through the seller's agent, Bletsoes - 01832 732188

Energy Performance Certificate
Exempt as Listed Building

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.

Measurements & Other Information
All measurements are approximate. While we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is a point which is of particular importance please do contact Bletsoes who will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
Within Easy Reach
Rushden Lakes: 9 miles
Kettering: 3 miles
Market Harborough: 14 miles
Peterborough 30 miles
Train Times to London
Wellingborough: 50 mins
Kettering: 60 mins
Luton Airport: 45 miles
Birmingham Airport: 50 miles
East Midlands: 55 miles
Horse Racing
Huntingdon: 24 miles
Towcester: 25 miles
Newmarket: 55 miles
Santa Pod: 12 miles
Silverstone: 30 miles
Golf Courses
Wellingborough: 2 miles
Pytchley Lodge: 2 miles
Overstone Park: 9 miles

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