Huge potential to convert into an assisted living, Care or Nursery Business
Wheelchair Accessible Throughout
Close To Centre Of Thriving Village
2.5 Miles Easy Access To The Centre Of Northampton Town
4 Good Sized Double Bedrooms
Set In 1/4 Acre Secluded/Private Plot, Property Floor Area 170sqM/1833sqft, Maintained To A Good Standard
Modern Fitted Kitchen, Bathroom And En-Suite
Ample Off-Road Parking For 7+ Vehicles
Full Sized Roof Space, Part Boarded - Ideal For Expansion
EPC Rating ERef 6899 - Property – True Bungalow with expansion potential. Ideal for Assisted Living, Care or Nursery business
Blacks Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this nicely maintained property, which is currently used for residential purposes however would be ideal for someone looking for premises with development potential for an assisted living, care or nursery business.INTRODUCTION
Our client purchased the property in 1998 and has fully adapted the property to be wheelchair friendly throughout. The premises are set in a ¼ acre plot and is well secluded making this an ideal location for someone looking to open an assisted living, care or nursery business.LOCATION
The property is located in Duston Village which is on the west side of the borough of Northampton. Duston Village is a thriving community of shops and amenities with the premises being less than ten-minute walk away from the heart of the village which boasts an array of shops and services such as supermarkets, hairdressers, beauty salons, cafes, restaurant, take-away food shops and much more.
There are bus stops located directly outside the property with busses to near-by Northampton Town, large supermarkets and retail/leisure parks at approximately 20-minute intervals throughout the day and evening. Duston has excellent road links to both the M1 and M6 motorways with M1 J15a being just 3.7 miles away. The A43 North/South & A45 East/West are all within quick and easy reach.LOCAL AMENITIES
• Zebra crossing and wheelchair accessible bus stops directly outside and close to the property.
• Busses to Northampton Town, large supermarkets and Sixfields retail/leisure parks run approximately every 20 minutes.
• There are a number of shopping areas within and around the village which include mini-markets, shops, take away food, butcher, bakery and cafes, plus hairdressers and other services.
• Train station is 2.5 miles away with direct links in under 1 hour to London Euston and Birmingham International at peak times.
• Park and Ride service to the Train Station, Northampton Town Centre and University of Northampton Waterside Campus is approximately 4-5 minutes’ drive away.
• Northampton Town Football stadium and Northampton Saints Rugby ground are both within a brisk 20-minute walking distance or a short drive away and also on the bus routes.
• There are six primary schools within a 1-mile radius of the property and three Secondary Schools/Academies within a 2-mile radius.LOCAL ATTRACTIONS
The area is within easy reach of a number of attractions only a very short drive away, such as Althorp Country House Estate, Towcester Racecourse, Billing Aquadrome, Silverstone GP Circuit, Pitsford Waters, Lamport Hall, Delapre Abbey and country park, Sywell Aviation Museum to name a few.REASON FOR SALE
The property is offered for sale due to our client being about to retire and relocate.SUMMARY
This is a fantastic opportunity for a buyer looking to open an assisted living, care or nursery business in an already adapted premises. The property is located in a delightful village area just a short walking distance from all local amenities and has been a comfortable home to our client for more than twenty years. It will be required for a buyer to apply for the relevant planning permission to operate the business or apply for any planning permissions. However, the current owner and local planning officer does not foresee any difficulties arising when doing this. All areas of the property have been maintained to a good standard and early viewings are strongly advised to appreciate the size and location.
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BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
The property is a large detached, double bay-window fronted true bungalow with double glazing and central heating throughout. The property has been extensively adapted in full for wheelchair and limited mobility users.
Set well back from the main road the property is set in a 1/4 acre of land and is fully secluded with a tall conifer hedge to the front as well as fences, trees and shrubbery on all sides front and back of the premises. The property has a long, tarmacked driveway which leads up to an ample parking area which easily accommodates 7+ vehicles - this area is met with a lawned front garden and mature borders which leads up to the front of the property.
The main entrance to the property is ramped as are the four other exits, which are at the back and side of the property. Once inside you are greeted by a large modern reception hall which has five large fitted coat, shoe and storage cupboards. The hallway is immaculately presented with washed-wood laminate flooring throughout with seamless travel into the hallway corridor and the lounge.
There are doorways leading into the kitchen and lounge areas along with a sliding patio window which leads to the car port & garage door.
The lounge area is contemporary and again this has washed-wood laminate flooring throughout. There is a remote-control wall mounted closed flue, log burner style gas fire, French doors leading into the dining room and trifold patio doors with step free access and ramped decking into the paved patio and large secluded garden.
The dining room can comfortably accommodate an 8-10 seater dining table and has beech affect laminate flooring throughout. There are French patio doors in this room, which open to a ramp and access to a 6-8 person hot tub and rear of the garden. The dining room has gentle ramped access into the kitchen.
The kitchen area is beautifully presented and fully fitted with matte cream cupboards and drawers some of which have been lowered to be more accessible for wheelchair/limited mobility users. It is fully equipped with matching black gloss and brushed steel Electrolux cookware including a five-ring gas hob, fitted electric oven, eye level combination microwave/grill, extractor hood etc. The kitchen has seamless tiled flooring throughout to the good-sized utility room which has space for washer, dryer, freezer and dishwasher plus fitted matte cream cupboard and pull out larder storage.
The main hallway has a long corridor leading front to back of the property. This leads to the family bathroom and four large double bedrooms – master bedroom has a wheelchair adapted en-suite wet room. Bedroom 4 is currently used as an office/study. The large family bathroom, which is fully tiled with wet room shower area, suitable for use with or without a mobile shower chair. There is also a large bath, mix tap and hand-held rinse shower attachment, foldaway storage ‘Molly Bather’, belted bath lift and grab rails.
The property also has a full-length, partially boarded, attic room, which could be extended into for further accommodation.
The large double-lawned mature garden to the rear of the property is fully contained with wrought iron gates to prevent access to the property from the front. There is also a separate paved courtyard terrace area to the side of the property, a pond and a hot tub, which can accommodate 6-8 people, and decked seating area.
There is a large detached garage with up and over electric door and a good-sized workshop to the rear and car-port with space for a family car, also accessible directly into/out of the reception hallway inside the property via double patio doors.