Twywell, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 3AH | Property for sale | Savills
6,280 sq ft(583.43 sq m)
Guide price £2,450,000

TwywellKettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 3AH

    Key features

    • An unlisted period house in an attractive village setting
    • Offering symmetrical well-appointed accommodation
    • With an annex/office suite above the garages
    • Within landscaped gardens, with tennis court & swimming pool
    • Adjoining paddocks with stables
    • In an accessible rural village. Oundle & Wellingborough 10 miles

    A handsome Georgian Former Rectory set within fantastic gardens and with views of the village church, with paddocks, stables, swimming pool and tennis court, on the edge of a pretty village.

    About this property

    • Set behind private gates and a long sweeping driveway, within beautifully landscaped gardens with St Nicholas Church as a backdrop, Glebe House is a substantial unlisted Georgian Rectory.

      With elegant and symmetrical principal rooms, which retain the grace, proportions and sought after features of the Georgian era, the front door opens from a wide terrace spanning the house frontage into a wide and inviting entrance hallway which accesses the four reception rooms. The drawing room is beautiful and impressively proportioned, with a deep bay with French doors within to, and views over, the gardens. The sitting room has fitted bookcases and wood burner, whilst the solid wood floored dining room impact and elegance. The study, close to the kitchen, would double well as a play room, if children are young.

      The spacious family kitchen breakfast room has plenty of room for informal dining. It is fitted with a hand-made suite incorporating a two-door Aga and separate hob and oven, along with integrated appliances. There is also a pantry, laundry and utility rooms, with two ground floor cloakrooms.

      The first floor landing provides access to the elegant principal bedroom suite and two further double bedrooms, one Jack & Jill to the family bathroom. An an inner landing hallway leads to three further bedrooms and a second full-suite family bathroom.

      The second floor would be perfect for teenage children or visiting guests, with three further double bedrooms (one en suite) and a further family shower room.

      There is also a good size cellar with plenty of storage.

      The gardens wrap around the house and are beautifully presented with landscaped lawns, deep flowering borders and mixed deciduous trees. Partially walled, they include formal and informal areas, kitchen and parterre sections, with terraces for entertaining and tracking the sun. In addition a heated swimming pool, within the walled compound to a stone barn and tennis court ensure fabulous lifestyle opportunities.

      The property is approached by gated driveways to the front and rear of the house. The rear driveway also accesses the stone garage block, above which there is a spacious annex flat for guests, or office suite as it is currently utilised.

      Adjoining the formal gardens immediately to the south, are four paddocks, with deciduous parkland trees, and stable block with concrete apron. The paddocks have vehicular access from a spur off the main front driveway.

      The grounds extend to about 4.3 acres in total.

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    A perfectly sized country house set in beautiful gardens

    Tim PhillipsProperty agent

    Local information

    • Twywell is a village and civil parish in East Northamptonshire. There are many period stone and brick houses, as well as The Old Friar public house and the Church of St Nicholas.
    • The village is surrounded by countryside with a number of footpaths and bridleways in the vicinity and the highly regarded Twywell Hills and Dales Country Park is within the parish, bordering the village.
    • Thrapston, three miles away, has shops and GP surgeries. Kettering (six miles), Wellingborough and the Georgian market town of Oundle (both 10 miles) provide a wider range of amenities with retail and leisure facilities including theatres, cinemas, bars and restaurants.
    • The village is well placed for commuters with access to mainline train services to London St Pancras from both Kettering and Wellingborough. There is access to Northampton, Huntingdon and Cambridge via the A14 junction 12, about 2.5 miles away.
    • There are primary schools in Woodford and Cranford and secondary schools in Wellingborough and Kettering. Private schools in the area include Oundle School, Wellingborough School and Uppingham.

    Additional information

    • East Northamptonshire County Council
    • Tax Band H
    • All journey times and distances are approximate.
    • Directions: From London, Leave the A414 at junction 12. Turn left onto the A6116. At the next roundabout take the first exit towards Twywell. Carry on, on the Kettering Road and you will enter Twywell. Drive past The Old Friar pub and the driveway is the second left, after The Lawns.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H