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Fabulous former school house in Northamptonshire

This charming Grade II listed family home sits in just under an acre of beautiful mature gardens.

Situated in the small village of Little Oakley, this charming detached family home dates back to the 18th century. Grade II listed, Mayfield House is constructed of stone under a Collyweston and blue slate roof and boasts period features throughout including mullion windows, stone fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, galleried landing and exposed beams and timbers.

On the ground floor, a cathedral style door opens to a spacious and impressive sitting room featuring a large stone fireplace, part vaulted ceiling and galleried landing over, exposed stone walls. The rest of the accommodation comprises a family room, again with a marvellous stone fireplace with oak beam and stone hearth, a farmhouse style kitchen and breakfast room and a magnificent high pitched ceilinged dining/day room that looks out to the beautiful garden through double arched doors. The study, utility and cloakroom also lie to the rear of the property on this floor.

Mayfield House interiorUpstairs, the master bedroom boasts wonderful views over the surrounding countryside and is situated next door to a good sized family bathroom. A further two bedrooms can be found on this floor, the second including an en suite shower room.

Beautiful landscaped gardens surround the Mayfield House, including extensive paved areas perfect for summer entertaining, manicured lawns and a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs. Two ponds and summer house sit to the rear and flanking the property are paddocks and fields.

Mayfield House garden

Mayfield House also boasts a seperate indoor heated swimming pool separate complete with protective cover, shower room and pump room.

Well located, Mayfield House is ideal for a London commuter. Corby (5 miles) has a regular train service to London Paddington (1 hour 10 minutes) as does Kettering ( 7miles) away which takes 1 hour.

The guide price is £695,000. For further information please contact Carter Jonas on 01604 608 200.

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