Belvoir! are delighted to welcome to the market this rarely available rural farmhouse in a lovely countryside setting, the property is part of an historic estate, and has been owned by the same family since 1575. Home farmhouse is in the centre of the thriving village of Great Oakley and the large living accommodation comprises of tiled porch way off the gravel courtyard, through an ornate heavy Oak doorway into entrance hall, with light airy kitchen with ample amount of units, free standing oven and hob, with raised step leading to separate dining room with stone open fireplace and wooden oak effect laminate flooring, this leads out to the front door area passageway with a snug/ office area behind bi-fold doors with open fire and beamed ceilings, large lounge with oversize ornate stone fireplace and beamed ceiling, there is a downstairs utility area which leads to a w/c & sink, off the corridor there is two large versatile store rooms with cobbled flooring, could be possibly used as studio/ workshop space, the property has two staircases, the first staircase leads directly into the largest bedroom, which has another room adjoined to it which could be used as a dressing room, the second staircase leads to first floor also with large landing area of which there are four good sized bedrooms that lead off from this, one of the bedrooms contains a vanity sink and built in cupboard space, second bedroom benefits from a window seat, and the third bedroom too contains built in storage space. There is a large family bathroom with bath with shower over, sink and w/c. The heating system has been upgraded and has gas central heating, single glazed windows which are in keeping with this style of property. The property boasts an impressive front and rear garden, all adjoining to create a very pleasing outdoor space mostly consisting of large lawned area interspersed with mature planting and bushes, please note that a gardener will be provided as part of the package to help keep the grounds maintained. The property comes with two open fronted garages. The property has a EPC rating of D, the council tax banding for this property is F. This property is part of the esteemed Gt Oakley estate and prospective tenants are encouraged to visit their website so can see for yourself the rich tapestry of history that comes with this property and the surrounding area.
The Great Oakley Estate has been in the ownership of the de Capell Brooke family since 1575. The family prides itself in being heavily involved with the community and agriculture in the area. The family also founded The Brooke Weston Trust; a non-profit making educational charity.
Great Oakley is a popular village, 2.5 miles from the centre of Corby, with a direct train service to London St Pancras. Great Oakley is 8 miles from Kettering which has a general hospital, and 10 miles from the A14 (distances are approximate).
There are numerous schools nearby, including the Brooke Weston Academy which is rated as one the UK’s best performing state schools. The local private school is Uppingham which is a co-educational secondary school.
Local amenities include shopping centres in Corby, Rockingham Castle and Rutland Water