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About the property

The Old Smithy is a Grade 2 listed detached 17th Century cottage constructed from coursed limestone under a thatched roof and located in the hamlet of Heathencote. The property requires full modernisation but offers tremendous scope for improvement whilst retaining much of its original character. The cottage stands on a generous partly wooded and secluded plot extending to approximately a third of an acre with a car port to the side allowing for on site parking. The smithy itself is located in the single storey section to the side which retains its forge, there is an inglenook fireplace in the sitting room, exposed ceiling beams and braced and latched doors throughout. On the ground floor there is an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen and bathroom with a landing and three double bedrooms to the first floor.

  Heathencote is a hamlet situated approximately one and a half miles south of Towcester and provides excellent links to Milton Keynes and Northampton main line railway stations, the M1 north and south at junctions 16, 15 and 15a. The M40 is approximately 15 miles west and the A5 Watling Street leads both north and south. ACCOMMODATION: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Bathroom, Landing, Three Bedrooms, Smithy, Gardens to the Rear. ENTRANCE HALL: Entered via a solid door, storage heater, understairs cupboard, ceiling beams, braced and latched doors leading off to: SITTING ROOM: 16' 11" x 12' 0" (5.17m x 3.67m) A dual aspect room with windo... Read more

Property at a glance

  • For Sale By Tender
  • 17th Century Detached Thatched Cottage
  • In Need Of Full Modernisation
  • Plot Extending To Approximately 1/3 Acre
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Off Road Parking & Car Port
  • Smithy With Forge
  • A Wealth Of Original Character
  • EPC Rating - Not Required

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Contact agent

Bartram & Co Towcester

Town Hall

Market Square



NN12 6BS

United Kingdom

Tel: 01327 359164

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