A well-proportioned detached house with a great layout for entertaining and connection with the extensive gardens of about three quarters of an acre, coupled with an ancillary annex.
LocationIn open countryside, this property is positioned two miles north of the market town of Whittlesey with shops, schools and rail services to Cambridge, and three miles south of the village of ThorneyThe Cathedral City of Peterborough is seven miles to the west, to which it is connected by road, the ‘Green Wheel’ cycle network (five miles to the centre of the city) and by railway, with regular services to Peterborough from 11 minutes and to Cambridge from 62 minutes.
For commuters to the capital, East Coast Mainline commuter services to London Kings Cross take from approximately 51 minutesPeterborough offers a wider range of retail outlets, including the Queensgate Shopping Centre, cinema, theatres, restaurants, ten pin bowling and ice skatingSchooling is well catered for in the area.
There are primary schools in Thorney and Whittlesey with a community college in Whittlesey.
The well-thought of The King’s School and The Peterborough School in Peterborough are seven miles awayDescriptionabout chestnut houseDated 1997, the fully double glazed house has well-proportioned principal rooms, all with attractive views of the gardens or farmland.
A now lapsed planning consent previously allowed for an extension to the north.
The dual aspect sitting room is the full width of the house with double doors opening to an oversized conservatory with views of, and access to, the garden.
Double doors also open from the conservatory to the dining room, which also connects to the kitchen and the hallway.
The spacious kitchen incorporates an extensive suite with integrated appliances and ample space for dining.
The utility accesses the integral double garage.
The principal bedroom suite has a dressing area and en suite shower room.
Bedroom two is also en suite, whilst the other bedrooms share a full suite family bathroom.
OutsideSet back within a garden plot of about three quarters of an acre, there is extensive parking and garaging, with professionally landscaped gardens which wrap around the house.
The ‘Prime Oak’ annex is currently used as an office suite.
Designed as a one bedroom ancillary annex, the large office/sitting room, with vaulted ceiling, has plumbing for a kitchen and adjoins an inner office/bedroom and shower room.