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Detached house for sale

Oundle, PE8

Sold STC £965,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A detached house set in a commanding position with far reaching views over the valley
  • A short walk from the Market Place and open countryside.
  • Up to 6 bedrooms
  • 5 shower / bathrooms
  • Garage
  • Gardens.
  • Plot size of approx 0.40 acres

Full description

A superbly presented, contemporary house set on a plot of 0.40 acres enjoying far reaching views over the Nene Valley and within a short walk of the Market Place.

* Reception Hall *Gym / Bed 6 *Kitchen * Drawing Room * Dining Room * Sitting Room * Study * Master with En Suite * 6 Bedrooms * Garage and Parking * Garden * Short walk to Market Place *

Location: Riverside Close lies to the South of the town centre, off South Road, and enjoys views over the meadows towards the river.  The historic market place is a few yards away and is surrounded by a range of traditional,family run shops, businesses and restaurants. Oundle is a town famous for its Georgian streetscapes and the Public School, founded in 1556, by Sir William Laxton, Lord Mayor of London.There is a good range of leisure facilities within the town, including galleries, a theatre, a library and a number of sports clubs. There is a country park and riverside walks. The choice of schooling is excellent for all age groups. The major road network is easily accessible with the A1 and A14 a few miles drive. Peterborough lies about 12 miles to the North-East and offers extensive shopping and leisure facilities, as well as main line rail travel,with journey times to London King's Cross of approximately 50 minutes.



The Property: 4 Riverside Close is a stunning contemporary house, designed to provide maximum enjoyment of its setting, with each of the rooms having large windows over-looking the attractive garden or having expansive views over the Nene valley. 

The property offers spacious, high specification accommodation set over three floors. The present owners have carried out a major refurbishment of the property, during their ownership, including central heating, hardwood double glazed windows, a bespoke, handcrafted kitchen and Royal Doulton sanitary ware in each of the bathrooms.

The layout is practical, allowing for versatility in the use of each of the rooms. The lower ground floor has an impressive reception hall with stairs leading to the upper level. Also on the ground floor is a gym or sixth, double bedroom with shower room adjacent, perhaps useful for an au pair. Access can be gained to the garage. 

The upper ground floor has a light, central hall with doors to the principal rooms and stairs rising to the second floor. The vast kitchen is very much the heart of the house with a cooking area fitted with a superb range of bespoke furniture and integrated appliances, and a large dining area with doors opening to the garden. There is a spacious utility room beside the kitchen, with a door to the garden.

The drawing room is partially open to the kitchen making for a sociable living and entertaining area, which in turn is open to a billiard room with sunken, formal dining area, each enjoying the fabulous view over the valley. 

For more intimate entertaining there is a second sitting room with fireplace, over-looking the meadows. There is a study set away from the reception rooms, to allow for a quiet workplace. There are ample power points,TV and telephone points throughout the house.

The second floor provides up to five double bedrooms. The master bedroom suite has a walk-in wardrobe and an en suite wet room. There are two further bedroom suites with adjacent shower rooms. The fourth and fifth bedrooms share the well-appointed family bathroom.

A block paved drive with silver birches planted to either side, provides ample parking and leads up to the garage. The rear garden is landscaped with a terrace area adjacent to the house. Steps lead to the first lawn which is surrounded by well-stocked shrub beds and past a second terrace to the upper lawn. The garden enjoys good privacy. The total plot measures approximately 0.40 acres.


Services: All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.

Tenure: Freehold, with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority: East Northants Council. Tel: 01832 742000

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the agent  Woodford & Co 01832 274732.



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05 September 2016

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