Higham Road, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Offered to the market is this spacious three-bedroom period terraced property (with space to adapt & extend for a growing family).  Conveniently situated between Rushden and Higham Ferrer's town centres and within walking distance of Rushden Lakes with its various retail and leisure offerings.  Many original and period features and high ceilings adding to a sense of space. Benefitting from three good-sized bedrooms and three separate reception rooms. Upstairs bathroom. Sunny rear garden. Within easy reach of M1, A45, A6 and A14 and Wellingborough or Bedford for train service to London St Pancras. Milton Keynes with a more extensive shopping centre is also nearby.

[NB: All measurements are approximate and to widest points.]

FRONT:  Fore garden enclosed by a brick wall.

ENTRANCE PORCH with original decorative quarry tiles, leading to ornate hardwood part glazed door with stained glass panels flooding the hallway with natural light, electricity meter, leading to:

ENTRANCE HALL, arch, and plaster corbel period detail, decorative coving, dado rail, high skirting boards, fitted carpet, thermostatically controlled radiator, electric fusebox, stairs rising to first-floor landing, door to:

LOUNGE (4.05m x 3.99m into bay):

Double glazed UPVC bay window to front aspect, character tiled open fireplace, wooden floorboards, ornate plaster ceiling rose, coving, picture rail, dado rail, high skirting boards, radiator with thermostat valve.  Stripped pine door back to the hallway leading to a door to:

DINING ROOM (3.93m x 3.38):

Spacious room with character tiled open fireplace, built-in wooden bookcase, and cupboards, double-glazed UPVC door to garden.  Ornate coving and plaster ceiling rose, picture rail, dado rail, radiator with thermostat valve. Fitted carpet.  Stripped pine door back to the hallway, passage through to:

BREAKFAST ROOM (3.61m x 2.85m):

Part glazed stripped pine door, hardwood single glazed sash window to side aspect, decorative coving, dado rail, high skirting boards, fitted carpet.  Wall thermostat for central heating. Stripped pine door to spacious understairs cupboard housing gas meter.  Stripped pine door leading to:

KITCHEN (4.19m x 2.89m)

Spacious kitchen, slate tiled floor, UPVC double glazed windows to side and rear aspect, part tiled walls, range of fitted eye and base units, ceramic large Butler style sink with chrome mixer tap, laminate walnut appearance butcher’s block work surfaces, plumbing, and space for washing machine, plumbing and space for small dishwasher, space for tall fridge-freezer, built-in electric oven, built-in four-ring gas hob with extractor hood over.  Radiator with thermostat valve. Half glazed UPVC door (with cat flap) to the garden.

REAR GARDEN: Sunny garden, measuring approx.. 80 ft in length. Block paved side walkway with planted border and tall box shrub tree, leading from dining room doors to kitchen back door and onto a paved terrace area, enclosed by a dwarf brick wall.  The lawned area enclosed by fencing and mature shrub borders. Paved path leading to the rear area currently housing sheds and bin storage.  Fence with wooden-gated rear shared pedestrian access. Outdoor tap, outdoor electrical point.  Brick built old outdoor toilet with wooden door and small frosted window to rear, utilised for storage – possibility to adapt this space by adding a conservatory, downstairs toilet and/or to extend kitchen, subject to necessary consents.


Two spacious storage cupboards behind stripped pine doors (one currently used as a spare wardrobe, the other housing Vaillant gas combi boiler with ample surrounding storage, fitted carpet. Dado rails.  Stripped pine doors off landing leading to each of three bedrooms and bathroom.  Hatch to loft space which is partially boarded for storage.

BEDROOM ONE (5.30m x 3.55m):

Two UPVC double glazed windows to the front aspect. Original fireplace with cast iron surround, wooden floorboards, coving, picture rail, high skirting board.  Radiator with thermostatic valve.

BEDROOM TWO (3.96m x 3.43m):

UPVC double glazed windows to rear aspect. Original fireplace with cast iron surround, built-in wardrobe with double stripped pine doors and storage space above, wooden floorboards, coving, picture rail, high skirting boards.  Thermostatically controlled radiator.

BEDROOM THREE (3.20 x 2.88m)

UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect. Fitted carpet, coving, skirting boards, radiator with thermostatic valve.

BATHROOM (2.51m x 2.0m):

Decorative etched glass UPVC double glazed window to side aspect, ceramic tiled floor, part tiled walls.  Chrome heated towel rail with thermostat valve. Fitted white three-piece suite comprising paneled bath with chrome bath/shower mixer taps and separate electric shower over, folding shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC.


Energy Performance Rating:  C.

Council Tax Band C, North Northamptonshire (£1,758 per annum charges for 2021/2022)

Water: Anglian Water


Rushden Lakes with its wide range of shopping, eating and leisure facilities (including climbing, canoeing, lakeside, and nature walks & cinema) is within walking distance.  Stanwick Lakes nature reserve in the heart of the Nene Valley is also nearby.  There is a range of independent shops and a regular farmer’s market in the nearby village of Higham Ferrers, with its range of small independent shops (including a butcher and grocer) and coffee shops.  A comprehensive range of supermarkets nearby in Rushden/Wellingborough (Waitrose, M&S, Aldi, Lidl, Asda, and Iceland).  Greenway for local walking/cycling. Bus links easily accessible. A range of local schools, GP, and dental services are also close at hand.

Walk through video tour go to:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoD4jAJF50A

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