St. Christophers Drive, Oundle, Peterborough

Beds 5 Baths3

£565,000

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This substantial 5 bedroomed detached family home, of 'Knightsbridge' design, has undergone extensive changes and having had two extensions, one single storey and a two storey, now makes this home perfectly balanced. The generous accommodation allows a versatile layout on both floors and spans 187 square meters, not including the double garage. Approached from this quiet road along a sweeping drive, the expansive frontage of this attractive-looking house is extremely impressive and is further enhanced by the plethora of mature trees and planting. Offered to the market as chain-free, benefits include solar panels, gas central heating, uPVC double glazing, an en-suite and two further family bathrooms as well as a detached double garage.

The accommodation currently offers, on the ground floor: a study, cloakroom, kitchen breakfast room, lounge dining room, snug or games room utility boot room and a gym or hobby room. In addition, the first floor has five bedrooms (four of which are doubles), an en-suite, a dressing area and a family bathroom.

The house is neutrally decorated, including the flooring, making it easy on the eye and adding to the fresh and airy atmosphere. Aspire is delighted to be marketing this unique home for sale, which is just a few minutes’ walk from Oundle marketplace.

Entrance Hall

This area consists of a large square hallway with stairs rising to the first floor, a cloaks cupboard and wood effect vinyl flooring, Doors lead to:

Office (2.74m x 1.97m)

The study sits at the front of the house with a window overlooking the garden.

Cloakroom (1.5m x 1.6m)

Modern tiling to the cloakroom gives a contemporary feel and the flooring continues through from the hall. The white suite comprises a vanity cupboard with built-in wash hand basin, low-level WC, extractor fan and a heated towel rail.

Kitchen Breakfast Room (5.87m x 2.95m)

An impressive, sociable kitchen breakfast room with an array of cream base units with complementary cream composite worktops and matching 1.5 bowl sink unit, which lies beneath the window overlooking the rear garden. Integrated appliances include a ‘Smeg’ gas hob with electric oven and grill, dishwasher and tall fridge/freezer. In addition, the kitchen has partially tiled walls and tiled flooring. There is plenty of room for a dining table and chairs in front of the French doors that lead out to the back garden.

Lounge Diner (3.6m x 7.73m and 3.12m x 3.5m)

Exiting the kitchen and moving though a connecting door into the open-plan lounge/diner, this room, of great proportions, has a bay window to the front aspect and a feature fireplace with surround. The dining area has a window to the rear and double doors to the Games or Family Room.

Snug (3.12m x 3.95m)

A cosy room with a window to the front of the property - ideal as an additional office or teenage games room.

Rear Lobby

Open to the kitchen is a lobby with a half-glazed door out to the front of the house and doors to the utility and gym or hobby room.

Utility and Boot Room (2.85m x 1.35m)

The flooring continues through from the kitchen into this room, which has a window to the front aspect. There is a sink unit with a worktop and cupboards under, as well as plumbing for a washing machine. In addition, ample room for coat hanging and wellies is available.

Gym/Hobby Room/Home Office (3.94m x 2.64m)

This is a lovely large space that lends itself to a variety of uses. It has a double height ceiling which incorporates two Velux rooflights, and French doors which lead out to the rear garden. This room has scope to create an annexe.

Stairs and Landing

A window is positioned halfway up the stairs, a hatch, to the partially boarded loft space, is on the landing. Doors lead to all first-floor rooms.

Master Bedroom (3.63m x 4.13m)

The good-sized master bedroom, with a window to the front aspect, has ample room for wardrobes and further bedroom furniture. Doors lead to the en-suite and dressing lobby.

En-suite Shower Room

This light and modern en-suite, with tiled floor and window to the side elevation, has a fully tiled, double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low-level WC.

Dressing Lobby

This dressing area, with two built-in wardrobes, is a useful addition to the master suite.

Bedroom Two (3.58m x 3.07m)

A double room with a built-in cupboard and a window overlooking the front garden.

Bedroom Three (2.7m x 3.62m)

Another double bedroom with a window to the rear aspect and a built-in cupboard.

Shower Room (1.63m x 2.18m)

The family shower room has a tiled cubicle, wash hand basin and low-level WC. This room has a tiled floor, partially tiled walls, and a window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom Four (3.01m x 2.61m)

This large, single room has built-in cupboards and a window to the rear of the property.

Bedroom Five (3.11m x 3.28m)

A single room with a window overlooking the back garden, and wardrobes built into the eaves.

Family Bathroom (2.08m x 2.61m)

This modern and spacious good-sized, family bathroom, consists of a white suite comprising a bath with mixer shower attachment and glass panel screen, wash hand basin built into a vanity unit, and a low-level WC. The walls are tiled to half height and the floor is also tiled.

Double Garage

The detached, double garage is brick built with a pitched roof, two single electric roller doors, power and light, and a partially boarded storage space in the eaves.

Front Garden

One of the many features of this family home is the expansive frontage, which is south-westerly facing, with its sweeping drive and feeling of openness. There are a variety of trees and shrubs around the lawned area, as well as a magnificent lime tree, which has a Preservation Order on it. The drive leads to the front entrance of the house and the garage. The gate at the side of the property gives access to the rear garden, and a path approaches the front door.

Rear Garden

The rear garden is a good size and being mainly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs and trees, as well as a large patio area, this family garden would be ideal for entertaining.

Oundle is a picturesque, thriving market town in the pretty rural county of Northamptonshire. It has a bustling high street, with independent shops, pubs, restaurants, theatre and marina, making it an exciting and attractive place to live. It is well known for its Public School and beautiful Barnwell Country Park, which is situated on the edge of town. Peterborough, Kettering, Corby and Stamford are within a 15-mile radius, providing good road and rail links.

Solar panels installed 2017, FIT TBC
All mains services connected.
Tenure: Freehold
Council Tax: Band F

With a sweeping drive frontage, five bedrooms and four reception rooms, this much extended detached family home boasts over 2000 sq ft of accommodation! A few minutes walk from Oundle marketplace, properties of this size in this location are very rare. Viewing advised.
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