Glapthorn Road, Oundle, Peterborough

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Aspire are delighted to present to the market a very fine Edwardian three-storey property. It has double glazed sash windows throughout and gas fired central heating. There are many original period features. The high ceilings in all the rooms create a grand ambiance and the property is beautifully presented. The Market Place is a few minutes walk away.

Oundle is a historic market town on the eastern side of Northamptonshire, just five miles from the Cambridgeshire border. It has excellent schooling for all ages, including the prestigious Oundle Public School. Among the town's facilities, there are a variety of independent shops, three supermarkets, two excellent butchers, two chemists, various public houses, some with accommodation, and a hotel. The town sits on the river Nene and has an attractive water-side leisure facility. It is conveniently situated seven miles from the A14 and ten miles from the A1 motorway. Nearby Peterborough, Kettering, and Corby all offer direct train links to London in under an hour.


Wrought iron gates lead you up to the path to the modern front door. This door opens into an impressively large and spacious hallway, with its stunning, original tiled flooring. A large window looks out onto the side garden. Moving through an archway into the main sweeping hallway are original wooden doors to all the ground floor rooms and an original dogleg staircase rises to the first floor.

Kitchen/Diner (5.91 x 3.65)

To the left of the hallway, via a small lobby is the spacious kitchen diner. It boasts numerous wall and base units, deep drawers, and a modern electric Rangemaster inset into the far wall. The kitchen is equipped with an integrated dishwasher, three pull-out storage larders/cupboards and a single sink with mixer tap. There are two sizeable windows with fitted Venetian blinds overlooking the side of the garden. Karndean wood-effect flooring covers the entire room, the small entrance lobby, and the downstairs cloakroom.

The kitchen diner is divided by a substantial work surface, allowing ample space for a large table at the dining end of the room, where there is also a superb original fire surround and mantel.

Utility Room (2.6 x 2.57)

At the far end of the kitchen is a door leading to the utility room. A uPVC door allows access to the back garden, this room has fitted wall and base units, space and plumbing for a washing machine and a vent for a tumble dryer.


Adjacent to the kitchen, just off the lobby, is a door with opaque glass panels leading to a small room with a WC and wash hand basin. A window with a blind overlooks the front garden. This room houses the boiler and also the fuse box.

Reception One (4.53 x 3.65)

From the hall, an original door leads into a very spacious, stylish reception room with picture rails, neutral carpet, an original fireplace with insert tiling to the surround and hearth, with a wooden mantle. To the rear aspect are internal French windows leading, one step down, into a sunroom.

Sunroom (3.55 x 1.45)

This glass-fronted addition to the rear of the property is presently being used as an office, with fitted shelving. The floor is laid with quarry tiles, and the patio doors allow sunlight to stream in. The doors lead to the patio and rear garden.

Reception Two (4.28 x 4.1)

To the front of the property is an elegant room that could be used as a formal dining room. It has a picture rail and a bay consisting of three large sash windows, overlooking the front garden. This lovely room is fitted with a neutral carpet giving it a very bright and airy atmosphere.


At the very end of the hall is a door to the cellar, with its stone steps leading down to a substantial workbench and storage area. This room has a window and lighting.

Stairs and Landing to First Floor

From the ground floor, a dogleg staircase leads up to a generous landing which accesses all the rooms and a further staircase rising to the second floor. Large windows flood in the light from the front of the property from both landings.

Family Bathroom (2.65 x 2.63)

The family bathroom is a well-proportioned room equipped with a white, substantial roll-top bath with claw feet and hand held shower attachment, a walk-in, corner shower cubicle with impressive overhead shower head, white pedestal wash hand basin and low-level WC. The walls are covered in attractive, subtle tiles, and two adjacent windows overlook the back garden. Karndean flooring finishes the modern, but in keeping with the Edwardian styling.

Bedroom One (4.52 x 3.71)

This is a generous, classic master bedroom with a built-in wardrobe, and two sash windows looking out over the back garden.

Bedroom Two (4.57 x 3.67)

A spacious double bedroom with a neutral carpet and a window, also overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom Three (4.31 x 3.33)

Another good sized double bedroom with a built-in wardrobe and dual aspect windows to the front and side aspects.

Second Floor

Ascending the second staircase that takes you to the top floor landing where there are two further bedrooms and a skylight window.

Bedroom Four (4.55 x 2.64)

Another room large enough for a double bed and has a cast iron feature fireplace. The window overlooks the back garden. There is access in this room to further loft space.

Bedroom Five (3.30 x 2.67)

A double bedroom with an open storage cupboard and hanging rail. The window looks over the front of the property.


The ample rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, bushes, and a hedge, plus a wall and fencing around the edge of the garden, providing privacy. There is a patio outside the patio doors and a gate at the back of the garden leading to the hard-standing off road parking area in front of the property's double garage with up and over door. There is also a garden shed.

The front garden consists of a lawn either side of the path with mature trees and bushes providing extensive privacy, a wrought iron gate to the front. Fencing and a wall on part of the perimeter, plus a gate to rear garden.

Location, location, location! This beautiful, elegant Edwardian home boasts five bedrooms, plenty of reception space and even has the possibility to extend further. Half a mile from Oundle's Market Place and stunning period features. Please call today to book a viewing!
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