Blossom House is a lavishly presented four bedroomed detached family home, on a corner plot, with two en-suite shower rooms, a large utility room, a detached pitch roofed double garage, and the most fabulous gardens. Situated in this popular area off Glapthorn Road, Prince George Drive is within walking distance of Oundle market square.
This Charles Church built property is the Lyveden design, which has a wonderful façade, and is beautifully light and spacious inside. No expense was spared by the present owners, who bought it from new four years ago, and upgraded the fixtures and fittings to a much higher specification.
Some of the upgrades include: ceiling coving throughout, granite worksurfaces in the kitchen and utility room, as well as additional fitted units, higher specification floor tiling, superior tiling to all bathrooms, built-in wardrobes to all bedrooms, chrome sockets and light switches, fitted blinds to all French doors and windows, updated with a high tech fully integrated alarm system with 9 infra red cameras that can be completely controlled and viewed via a mobile app, plus much more.
The ground floor accommodation comprises: a large central entrance area, downstairs cloakroom, front aspect living room, separate dining room or snug, study, open plan kitchen/breakfast room, with French doors onto the fantastic rear garden, and a large utility room. On the first floor, off the large landing, are four double bedrooms, two with en-suite, and a family bathroom.
One of the many attractive features of this superb house are the gardens, which have been professionally landscaped. As well as being outstanding, they are easily managed, as the planting has been carefully considered to ensure there is year-round foliage but little maintenance.
An impressive entrance with cream tiled floor and an open balustrade staircase to the first floor, with large storage cupboard under. Superior glazed doors lead to all ground floor rooms.
The living room is accessed through two glazed doors into a beautifully styled living room, with a bay window to the front aspect, and French doors leading to the rear garden. The main focal point of this lovely bright reception room is the stone fire surround and hearth, with a fitted gas fire and mantle over.
Originally designed as the dining room, the current owners use this space as a second living room. It has two bay windows; one placed at the front of the house and the other to the side, drawing in light. A feature stone fireplace has been installed with an electric fire, and cream tiled flooring continues through from the hall.
Cream tiled flooring flows from the hallway into the cloakroom. It comprises a white corner pedestal wash hand basin and low-level WC. Co-ordinating wall tiles to half-height have been fitted and an obscure window is placed at the front aspect.
The stunning kitchen/breakfast room has had many high specification upgrades, making this social space extremely luxurious. A fabulous range of “soft close” cream-coloured base and eye level fitted units. These include deep pan drawers, with complimentary granite worktops over, incorporating the 1.5 bowl sink unit with neutral-coloured tiled splashback. Extra units have been added to the dining end of the kitchen.
In the centre of the kitchen area is a matching island, with a five-ring gas hob with extractor over, and seating room for three people. Integrated appliances include: a double oven, microwave and dishwasher. There is space for a large fridge/freezer. Cream tiled flooring, ceiling spotlights, windows to two aspects and French doors onto the patio make this room extremely light.
A door off the kitchen leads into the utility room, which has been fitted with the same cupboards and worktops, and has plumbing for a washing machine. Cream tiling and spotlights continue from the kitchen/breakfast room, and a half-glazed door accesses the garden.
Looking onto the rear garden is the study, with creamed tiled flooring and a half-glazed door from the hallway.
Open balustrade dog-leg stairs rise to the galleried landing, which is extremely spacious, having room for a seat. A window looks out over the front of the house and a large mirrored cupboard, ideal for linen, has been built-in. There is also a cupboard on the landing that houses the hot water tank.
A door from the landing leads to an inner lobby where built-in wardrobes have been fitted, and further doors lead to the en-suite and bedroom. A door from the landing leads to an inner lobby with built-in wardrobes, and further doors lead to the en-suite and bedroom.
Into the main room, from the lobby, is the impressive principle bedroom, which has a Velux rooflight and an additional window overlooking the rear garden. More wardrobe space has been built into this room.
The luxurious en-suite has a double shower cubicle, bath with mixer-shower attachment, wall-mounted wash hand basin and a low-level WC, Amtico flooring, mirrored wall cabinets and eye-catching tiling with middle border add to the opulence. In addition, there are ceiling spotlights, a heated towel rail and an extractor fan. An obscure window is to the side elevation.
This double room is at the front of the property and has built-in mirrored cupboards that allow plenty of wardrobe space. A door leads to the shower room.
Fitted to match the other bathrooms, the second en-suite has half-height tiled walls, Amtico flooring, spotlights, a heated towel rail and an extractor fan. A double shower, wash hand basin and low-level WC are fitted, and an obscure window is to the front aspect.
A large double bedroom that incorporates mirrored wardrobes and a window overlooking the front of the property.
Another double bedroom to the rear of the house which has fitted mirrored wardrobes.
Fitted with a double shower, bath with mixer shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low-level WC, the main bathroom is at the back of the house and has Amtico flooring, spotlights, a heated towel rail, extractor fan and an obscure window to the rear.
A brick-built double garage with pitched roof and electric doors is at the back of the garden, and has room for at least two cars on the driveway. Installed as an extra is a door from the garage directly into the rear garden.
The gardens to ‘Blossom House’ are exquisite with Boxus hedge bordering the front of the house alongside tasteful, established shrubs and flowers. Curved walls, pathways and borders add character to the rear garden, and with the immaculate lawn and well-stocked planted areas ones’ eye is drawn to the garden from the inside. Careful thought has gone into the planting, so that there is year-round greenery yet low maintenance. Outside dining on the large patio is a must in this fabulous haven.
This stylish home is stunningly decorated in muted tones, and the high-quality fixtures and fittings throughout emphasise the attention to detail shown by the current owners. Early viewing of this pristine family home is advised to avoid disappointment.
Oundle is a thriving market town in the pretty rural county of Northamptonshire. Well known for its school facilities, independent shops, restaurants, theatre, marina, Oundle is just half a mile from Barnwell Country Park. Peterborough, Kettering, Corby and Stamford are within a 15-mile radius, providing good links to the rail and road networks.
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Council Tax Band: F
Offered to the market chain free.
Annual Service Charge: £225.35 (Encore Estates)
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