Shale End, Duston, Northampton

For Sale £539,995

  • bedrooms5
  • bathrooms2
  • receptions2

Property Description

Five bedroom, beautifully presented, detached house in sought after location close to local beauty spots and open countryside.


A rare opportunity has presented itself to purchase this lovely five bedroom individually built detached family home located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on the edge of Duston.

The property has solid oak flooring to the majority of the ground floor and a 30 ft garden room offering a great dining and entertainment space, further accommodation on the ground floor consists of an L shape second sitting room measuring in excess of 16 feet with dual aspect and a large fitted kitchen with plenty of storage and work surfaces along with further dining area.

On the first floor the master bedroom has an en-suite shower room and fitted wardrobes and there are a further four well proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom and study.

Outside, to the front of the property is car parking for several cars and a single garage. The rear garden is attractively landscaped surrounded by mature trees offering complete privacy, there is also a raised decking area standing over a stream.  The stream can be accessed through a  gateway where steps lead you to a bridge to cross over, a lovely cool spot on hot summer days.

Duston is approximately two miles from the town centre. Duston village is centred around Main Road which has a variety of retail outlets and services which include a grocery store, newsagents a building society, estate agencies, bakery, cobbler/key cutters, church, public houses and restaurant. 

Access onto the M1 Motorway at Junction 15a. and 16 are a short drive away whilst there are schools for all ages within the area, including Quinton House, a well regarded independent school.

The accommodation, in detail, comprises:

Entrance Hall

Accessed via a Upvc feature front door with stairs to the first floor off. Useful cloaks and storage cupboards. Radiator. Wood flooring.


Fully tiled with low level WC and wash hand basin in white set over avanity unit. Opaque double glazed window to front aspect. Wall mounted mirror with lighting over. Radiator.


Double glazed windows to bay and folding doors into conservatory. Timber flooring. Two radiators. Fuel effect gas fire set within feature fireplace. 

Second Lounge

Upvc double glazed windows to front and rear aspects. Fully glazed Upvc doors to rear garden. Radiator. Electric fire.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Garden Room

Kitchen area:

Extensive range of of light wood effect wall and base units with inset Belfast sink with combination of granite and roll top work surfaces. Leisure Professional 110 double oven incorporating five ring gas hob and warming plate and chrome extractor hood over. Range of LED lighting with underlighting to wall units. Upvc fully glazed double doors to rear. Part tiled walls. Open arch through to conservatory providing easy access and natural light.

Dining area:

Timber flooring. Radiator.

Garden Room:

A superb space, fully double glazed width brick base running the full width of the house with views over the private gardens and ambient lighting....ideal for drinks parties and evening meals. The conservatory has four radiators and ceramic tiled floor.


Feature staircase with banisters and spindles and having a double glazed window to the side aspect.


Access to all main rooms and roof space. Radiator. Upvc double glazed window to side aspect. Airing cupboard.


Master Bedroom and En Suite

Bedroom area:

Two Upvc double glazed bay windows with seating below to front aspect and further window to rear aspet overlooking rear gardends and wooded area. Comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes. Two radiators.

En Suite:

Comprising low level WC and wash hand basin in white set within a vanity unit and having a range of fitted drawers and cupboards. Separate shower cubicle with electric shower. Opaque double glazed window to rear aspect and having fully tiled walls. Radiator. Wall mounted mirror with lighting over.

Bedroom 2

Upvc double glazed window overlooking gardens. Radiator. 

Bedroom 3

Upvc double glazed window to side aspect overlooking gardens. Comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes. 

Bedroom 4

Upvc double glazed window to side aspect overlooking gardens. Radiator.

Bedroom 5

Upvc double glazed window to front aspect. Radiator.


Upvc double glazed window to front aspect. Radiator.


The private, landscaped gardens are divided into several areas. 

The terraced front garden is well tended with gravelled borders and steps down to block paved pathways. There is a driveway to the single integral garage with up and over door with on site parking available for several cars. There are gates to both sides.

The garden to the side is laid mainly to lawn with patio area, tree lined boundaries and well tended shrubs. There are steps down to a private secret garden area where a small brook runs through a small wooded copse. 

The rear garden is mainly slabbed with a timber decked area extending over the brook.


There is a single integral garage with up and over door, rear personal door, electric light and power.


Further information:

No services or utilities have been tested by the agents. viewings are strictly by appointment through the agents.