Centrally located for touring/visit 4-bedroom house in quiet neighbourhood

Centrally located for touring/visit 4-bedroom house in quiet neighbourhood


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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

We have a well-furnished and equipped modern house on the Southern outskirts of Northampton.
Located in a small cul-de-sac of similar properties, all well kept by friendly helpful neighbours it is on a large corner plot, with an open plan garden to the front and a completely private and well-stocked walled garden to the rear. The rear garden faces south and is terraced with a lawn, flower beds, two decking areas and an undercover barbeque.

Inside, the house has three large reception rooms, sitting room, dining room and what we call the ‘den’ where we have large flat screen TV, audio players and lots of books! The kitchen has a range cooker, drawer fridge, dishwasher and breakfast bar. There is a large utility room with washer/dryer, central heating boiler, additional larder fridge, freezer and clothes drying facilities. There is a toilet downstairs.

Upstairs there are four bedrooms, two double and one single, and a study with desktop computer, printer, Wi-Fi, etc. There is a bathroom with power shower over the bath and a separate shower room/en suite next to the main bedroom.

The integrated double garage is full of our ‘stuff’ so our two cars are kept in the drive. We also have a cleaning service available for the house, if required.

Property features

Who we are

  1. We are Sarah and Martin both now semi retired from professional careers.
    We have done six successful exchanges and are looking for more. We have family living in Australia so we like to visit but we are open to offers and have also exchanged to Canada, Italy and France.
    Since our visit to Tasmania in 2015 when Martin visited a Men's Shed, he is now enthusiastically involved in setting one up in Northampton! Sarah still works part-time negotiating contracts for a local company who are very tolerant of her exchanging holidays! We are currently, 2016-17, exchanging for 5 months to Tasmania and are looking to return in 2018.

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Where is it?

Your neighbourhood

Northampton is located in the centre of the UK, 60 miles North of London and a similar distance South of Birmingham.
It is a large and quiet town surrounded by very pleasant countryside and attractive villages full of history (including the civil war). We very much enjoy the many country walks that this offers. Northampton has two award-winning theatres and a luxury cinema complex. Milton Keynes, the most successful of the English new towns, is 20 minutes away and has extensive sports centre with a purpose built indoor ski slope and a very large modern shopping centre. Cambridge lies 50 miles to the East, Stratford-on-Avon 50 miles NW and Oxford 50 miles to the West. The Cotswolds are 40 minutes away. And the local golf course, 18 holes, is about 400m down the road!

The house is located to the south of the town 5 minutes by car from the M1 motorway that runs north from London to Leeds and gives easy access the rest of the country to north and south. Luton Airport is 30 minutes away, Birmingham Airport 1 hour, Heathrow 2 hours.

You will need a car if wishing to travel to other areas, though there is a local bus service into Northampton. Car available with swap. Northampton has a train service linking with the rest of the UK through London and Birmingham (Central London 1hr 10 minutes, Birmingham 40 minutes).

Best restaurants
The Church Restaurant, Bridge Street (conversion from 11th Century Church)
Clubs in Bridge Street and St Giles
Where to go shopping
Milton Keynes/Birmingham
Your area's cultural and historical landmarks
Guildhall (Victorian), Shoe Museum, Royal & Derngate theatres, Althorp and Stowe Landscape gardens
Local walks
Through the Golf Course to Collingtree Village and local pub, The Wooden Walls (ten minutes)
Places you love to exercise
Stowe Landscape Gardens, Buckingham www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stowe
Top day trips

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