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  • Fine & Country Northampton

    Tel: +44 (0)1604 309030northampton@fineandcountry.com2 Mercers RowNorthampton NN1 2QL

    Fine & Country

    Fine & Country is a global network of estate agencies specialising in the marketing, sale and rental of luxury residential property. With offices in the UK, Ireland, The Channel Islands, France, Spain, Hungary, Portugal, Russia, Dubai, Egypt, South Africa, West Africa and Namibia we combine the widespread exposure of the international marketplace with the local expertise and knowledge of carefully selected independent property professionals.

    Fine & Country appreciates the most exclusive and more expensive properties require a more compelling, sophisticated and intelligent presentation - leading to a common, yet uniquely exercised and successful strategy emphasising the lifestyle qualities of the property. This unique approach to luxury homes marketing delivers high quality, intelligent and creative concepts for property promotion combined with the latest technology and marketing techniques.

    We understand moving home is one of the most important decisions you make; your home is both a financial and emotional investment. With Fine & Country you benefit from the local knowledge, experience, expertise and contacts of a well trained, educated and courteous team of professionals, working to make the sale or purchase of your property as stress free as possible.

    STONE COURT COTTAGEWest Lane | Emberton | Buckinghamshire | MK46 5DA

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  • Stone CourtSTONE COURT COTTAGE Outside, we installed an irrigation system for the garden and, in 2002, we added the heated swimming pool with its adjoining Jacuzzi pool it won Pool of the Year for the company that constructed it.Stone Court Cottage COVER.indd 2 25/06/2015 11:55

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  • A superbly presented five bedroom detached stone built property set in the heart of the highly desirable village of Emberton. The present owners have been in occupation for 30 years and during this time have carried out many improvements, all of which have been done to exacting standards with great detail given to the quality of fittings and furnishings throughout. Of particular note is the superb heart of the house kitchen/dining room, with modern contemporary cabinets incorporating granite work surfaces, a central island and numerous high specification integrated appliances. The property has been further enhanced with installation of a wired Bang and Olfsen entertainment system, which runs throughout the majority of the house providing 21st Century entertainment for all the family, together with air-conditioning, electrically operated blinds and Velux windows. The accommodation is both spacious and well laid out and provides excellent layout for modern living and entertainment, coupled with a comfortable family atmosphere. At the same time the property also offers versatility with bedrooms on both ground and first floors providing obvious options, if required, for use as annexe/ancillary accommodation.

    Outside, to the front the property stands behind electric gates and provides parking and turning for numerous vehicles. To the rear the landscape gardens provides plenty of space for all the family with sun terraces ideal for al fresco dining together with manicured lawns. Also to the rear is the award winning heated swimming pool with electric safety cover and hot tub. There is also a gym, plant room, shower and summer house with bar.overview

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  • Accommodation

    Ground Floor

    Entrance to the property is via a hardwood door into the

    entrance hall, which has mahogany flooring, which runs through

    many of the ground floor rooms and a hardwood balustrade

    staircase rising to the first floor accommodation. There is a

    contemporary styled two piece cloakroom.

    The focal point of the sitting room is the reclaimed brick

    inglenook fireplace with a central beam and a fitted log burner

    set on a tiled hearth. There is a wired Bang and Olufsen

    entertainment system, including ceiling mounted speakers,

    which also runs throughout the majority of the property and

    in addition a remote control five setting lighting system, air

    conditioning, LED lighting and remote controlled blinds. Floor

    mounted display cabinets with glazed doors and marble display

    surface over is located on one side of the room and French

    doors lead directly onto the sun terrace.

    The stunning heart of the house open plan kitchen dining area

    has limestone flooring with underfloor heating throughout. The

    dining area has French doors leading out to the sun terrace and

    opens into the superbly presented kitchen. There is a range of

    contemporary floor and wall mounted cabinets, with granite

    work surfaces incorporating an under slung sink and drainer

    unit with waste disposal. There is a full range of integrated

    quality appliances comprising Miele oven, steamer, microwave, step insideStone Court Cottage PAGES_v5.indd 4 25/06/2015 12:08

  • coffee machine and five ring hob with chrome extractor over.

    In addition are Bosch fridge and freezers, dishwasher and Falcon

    ice making machine and separate drinks cooler. A central island

    unit, with granite work surfaces provides additional storage as

    well as an additional oven, Miele five ring induction hob and

    extractor. Doors lead from here to a useful and well equipped

    utility room.

    The light and airy drawing room has solid mahogany flooring,

    features a reclaimed brick chimney breast with a fitted remote

    controlled living flame gas effect fire with a beam over and a

    wall mounted Bang and Olufsen TV with Darlic speaker and

    surround sound system. Exposed stone work features to one

    wall and there is a range of base display cabinets with marble

    display surface over, inset ceiling spot lights, skirting with LED

    lighting and air conditioning. There are two Velux windows

    and two further windows to the front, all with remote

    controlled blinds.

    An inner hallway has further stairs rising to first floor. A door

    leads to the spacious guest bedroom, which has a walk-in

    wardrobe with shelving and automatic lighting and a range of

    cabinets with marble shelving and incorporating a fitted fridge

    and a Zip hot water tap. There is a Bang and Olufsen music

    system with ceiling speakers and inset spot lighting, skirting

    boards with LED lighting and air conditioning.

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  • Various phases of refurbishment have given the house a very high specification, which includes air-conditioning throughout, electrically operated blinds and Velux windows, plus a music system and a

    plasma TV in all rooms, explains Clive. All the

    rooms have skirting with LED lights. The original sitting room in the main house features an

    inglenook fireplace, while the new sitting room

    has an automatic gas fire set in a brick

    built surround.

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  • The kitchen and its adjoining dining area, where French doors open to the garden, have under-floor heating and every modern convenience. The new sitting room and hall have solid wood floors.

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  • Weve made considerable changes and improvements to the house over the years, continues Clive.Early on we created a second sitting room and a lobby between the house and the double garage, then converted the garage

    to provide two en-suite bedrooms, including a ground floor guest bedroom with a

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  • The original four-bedroom house was just four years old when we bought it 32 years ago, recalls Clive. We liked its stone-built character and its situation in a nice village with a good pub, which was very well placed for access

    to the M1, and to Milton Keynes and Bedford for shopping and rail links to London. Nearby Olney provides everyday amenities but

    Emberton has a school for children up to seven years and has bus coverage to a wide range of state and private schools.

    The contemporary styled en suite includes a marble double

    shower cubicle with glazed sliding doors, fitted units

    incorporating wash hand basin and WC, under floor heating,

    heated towel rail and inset spot lighting to the ceiling and

    skirting boards with LED lighting.

    The converted garage which could be reinstated back to

    a garage or incorporated as separate accommodation, is

    presently used as a fully functional kitchen with under floor

    heating and a range of floor and wall mounted cabinets with

    work surfaces incorporating a Becko hob and an integrated

    washing machine and dryer. There is inset spot lighting and

    speakers to the ceiling. Access to the loft space is via a loft

    ladder and a door to the front.

    Bedroom three is located above the guest bedroom, accessed

    via stairs from inner hallway and has a built-in wardrobe and

    dressing table with marble surface. There is an overhead display

    beam, skirtin