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Wiseacre19 The Twistle | Byfield | Daventry | Northamptonshire
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A smart three bedroom detached stone bungalow on the outskirts of this popular village in a 0.24 acre total plot with no chain and attractive open views to the front.
A well maintained detached stone bungalow situated on the outskirts of this popular and very well-served large village. Wiseacre was built in the mid 1970s in an attractive light Cotswold stone under a pitched and tiled roof.
The benefits include; sealed unit double glazing, a recently installed front conservatory, gas-fired central heating and a fitted alarm system. The full accommodation includes; Hallway, front sunroom, lounge, oak fitted kitchen, dining room, utility, cloakroom, three bedrooms, bathroom. There are well maintained generous gardens to the front and rear, and a total plot of 0.24 of an acre. There is a large garage, parking for five vehicles and far reaching front views.
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The property is entered through a quality conservatory. This has a pitched polycarbonate roof with opening windows and a tiled floor. Added around two years ago this doubles as a conservatory or a morning room. Double doors lead to the spacious entrance hall, which has wall light points, alarm sensors and a smoke alarm. There is a shelved coat cupboard and an airing cupboard housing the Potterton gas-fired heating boiler and a fully lagged hot water cylinder. A wide hatch and a retractable aluminium ladder provides access to the fully insulated loft space with lighting. The front living room has a central coal-effect gas fire with a stone hearth and surround. There is a TV point, wall light points and coved cornices. Side and front windows provide attractive views. The dining room has a ceiling rose and a coved ceiling. Arched recess with an inset mirror, alarm sensor, side window.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a good range of medium oak base units with plumbing for a dishwasher, there are work surface areas that house a Franke sink unit. Creda electric fan-assisted double oven, 4-ring electric hob and a concealed extractor canopy. Matching eye-level cupboards with three display cabinets and some fitted shelving. Quality floor and wall tiles, two windows to the rear conservatory, one allowing a fine view of the terrace and the garden. A sliding door leads to the cloakroom that houses the fuse controls
and the alarm control panel. Off the kitchen, a door leads down to a connecting rear conservatory/utility room, with covered access to the garage. There is plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and room for a table and chairs. There are four windows, two overlooking the terrace and two overlooking the garden, a door to the garden and a double-glazed door to the driveway.
The main bedroom is a large room with fitted wardrobes and a coved ceiling. Vanity unit with an inset wash-hand basin, side and rear windows. A door opens to the terrace and garden.
Bedroom two has fitted wardrobes with louvre doors, vanity unit with wash-hand basin and a front window. Bedroom three has a fitted wardrobe and telephone point making it a versatile room (currently used as a home office), front window. The bathroom has a walk-in shower enclosure with a glazed panel and a Tritan shower unit. There is a pedestal wash-hand basin, low-level flush WC, fully tiled walls and an opaque rear window.
Front GardenThe property has a good frontage from the service road with low stone retaining walls with a range of holly trees and evergreen bushes. There is a large lawn area measuring 85ft x 65ft with flowering trees and some colourful flower borders incorporating specimen grasses and roses. Just in front of the property there is a heavily planted evergreen
border with grasses and a rockery. The left hand flank is enclosed by trellis fencing with an established hedgerow of laurels, red robins and further roses. To the right of the driveway there is low-level stone wall, a well maintained hedgerow and close boarded fencing.
Garage and Parking FacilitiesThe tarmac driveway offers comfortable parking for five standard vehicles with a further section in front for turning. The over-sized garage has an automatic door, there are both light and power connected. There are fitted cupboards and shelving with a side window and door linking to the utility room.
Rear GardenDirectly behind the bungalow there is a private terrace with cold-water tap and PIR security lighting. From here there are low-level stone walls and a gentle step leading down to the lawn. The rear garden is predominately north-east facing and offers a high degree of privacy. It is very well maintained with three circular flower borders incorporating further specimen grasses and a magnolia tree. The garden has some colourful and well-stocked borders along with cherry and eucalyptus trees. Behind the garage there is a potting shed and a greenhouse. In the other corner there is a large quality summerhouse. The rear garden is around 65ft x 60ft, the total plot extends to just under of an acre.
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LocationByfield is a large village situated north of Banbury on the A361 with a wide range of both period and modern houses. The extensive facilities include schools, a public house, post office, village stores, garage and a medical centre as well as various sporting facilities including a tennis club. There is also a regular bus service to Banbury, Daventry and Northampton. More comprehensive facilities can be found in Banbury to the south to include the Castle Quay Shopping Centre and Daventry to the north. From Banbury there is a main line railway station providing access to London Marylebone. Just outside Banbury is Junction 11 of the M40 motorway providing access to London and Birmingham with the M1 motorway also providing access to the North and South from Junction 15. The village also benefits from Brightwell recreation ground, which is home to a tennis club, bowls club, cricket and football clubs.
ServicesMains water, electricity, drainage, mains gas, BT (currently disconnected).
Local AuthorityDaventry District Council.Telephone (01327) 871100.Council Tax Band: E.
Viewing ArrangementsStrictly through the vendors sole agents on (01788) 820062.
Website AddressFor more information visit the propertys unique website address www.fineandcountry.com/50036237
Opening HoursMonday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pmSaturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
DirectionsFrom Rugby, head south on either the A5 or A361 down to the southern outskirts of Daventry. From here, follow the signs down the A361 south bound to Banbury. Continue through Badby and Charwelton, and you will arrive at a mini roundabout and Byfield village. Go straight over, then right at the next soon afterwards sign-posted Upper Boddington. After a further 400 yards, turn left at the crossroads in to The Twistle. The bungalow can soon be found on your left identified by our Fine & Country for sale board. From Banbury, head to J11 of the M40, taking the second exit north on to the A361. Drive through Wardington and Chipping Warden, and carry on to Byfield. As you descend the hill, The Twistle is on your left before you reach the garage and the village. The property will be on your right from this direction.
Agents NotesAll measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.
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Agents notes: All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure. Printed 15.09.2015
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FiFine & Country Rugby 5 Regent Street, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 2PE
Tel 01788 820062
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