This generous four-bedroom home is in a very popular part of Oundle. It is decorated and carpeted throughout in light, modern colours enhanced by plenty of natural light.
Mellow light brickwork is complemented by grey tiling, flashing and stone lintels to provide an appealing combination of traditional and contemporary style. UPVC double-glazing includes bay windows to the front and side and large sliding doors to the back garden. The ground floor comprises a living room, study, dining room, cloakroom, kitchen diner, and utility room. Upstairs there is a master suite and three double bedrooms plus a family bathroom.
This property is less than a mile’s walk from the centre of this popular market town of Oundle, with an excellent selection of independent shops, cafés, and restaurants. The lakes, riverbank and popular walkways of Barnwell Country Park are on the southern edge of the town. Oundle Primary School is nearby on the Cotterstock Road and the town is home to the prestigious Oundle Public School for children from 11 to 18. Corby, Stamford, Kettering, and Peterborough are all within 15 miles, providing rail links to London in under an hour, and good access to major roads.
The striking hallway of this south-facing property is flooded with light from the part-glazed front door with windows to either side. A double-height view to the first-floor landing gives an impressive welcome. A large under-stair cupboard, with Smarthome wiring, provides plenty of room to hang coats and store shoes. The hall's contemporary feel is completed with walnut Karndean flooring.
The spacious living room, to the left from the hallway, is bright and airy with a feature wall in a white brick effect. Extending to the full depth of the house, the room receives plenty of natural daylight through the bay window to the front and large sliding glass doors to the rear, which lead on to the patio. A large three-piece suite can be easily arranged around the stone fireplace and gas log-effect fire.
To the right of the hall is a study with a bay window to the front of the house, this room is currently arranged as a home office.
The cloakroom on the left of the hall has a white basin, WC and chrome fittings. It has modern partial tiling and an obscure-glazed window overlooking the patio.
Double glass doors to the right of the hall lead to the dining room with a bay window overlooking the driveway. This space is currently used as a children’s playroom.
The kitchen includes a convenient family dining area and large sliding glass doors to the patio. Light wood-effect base and wall units, with brushed chrome handles and black quartz style worktops and splashbacks, are along two walls. The ceramic floor tiles are in a complementary light tone. Beneath a window overlooking the driveway is a stainless-steel sink and drainer with a tall chrome tap. Built-in appliances include a gas hob with brushed steel splashback and extractor hood, double electric oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher.
Behind the kitchen, the utility room has floor-to-ceiling cupboards in the same style as the kitchen units. In addition, there is a stainless-steel sink and drainer, and there is plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble drier. A half-glazed door leads to the patio.
An L-shaped stairway leads from the hallway to the galleried first-floor landing with a window above the porch. A hatch provides access to the loft.
The master bedroom has an en-suite shower room and dressing area with double built-in wardrobe. With windows to both the front and back of the property, the room is delightfully bright. There is space for a king-sized bed and additional furniture. The shower room has a white suite comprising pedestal sink, low-level WC and shower cubicle, and silk-finish white tiles.
Overlooking the rear aspect of the property is a double bedroom with dual aspect windows.
Bedroom three is a double bedroom with a window to the front of the property.
A further double bedroom overlooks the side of the property.
The family bathroom has a white suite, tiled in textured cream and grey tones and with wood-effect laminate flooring. The bath has a shower above and a glass screen next to a basin and low-level WC with chrome fittings and a large chrome heated towel rail. The obscure-glazed window is to the back of the property.
The front and side of the property are laid with gravel for easy maintenance. A double drive and garages to the right of the property provide good off-road parking. A side gate gives access to the rear of the property with an outside tap, which is beneath the kitchen window.
The back garden overlooks an athletics track. A large paved patio area, spanning the whole width of the house, leads to a lawn and extensive decking that has embedded remote control LED lighting, with a seating area behind the double garage. A sloping path from the patio provides access to the garage via a side door. The garage has a pitched roof with potential for boarding to provide additional storage. It has a specialist painted floor which prevents dust and staining. Two up-and-over garage doors lead to the double driveway that is over 11 metres long providing parking for four cars.
The generous proportions of this lovely family home, in a very popular part of Oundle, make the property highly desirable. An early viewing is recommended.
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