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7 bedroom town house for sale

Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8


Property Description

Key features

  • A handsome Georgian house set just off the Market Place
  • Beautiful walled garden
  • Attached annex
  • Many period features
  • Up to 7 bedrooms
  • Garaging & parking
  • Planning Permission for alteration and extension

Full description

A handsome Georgian house set with beautiful walled gardens, set off the Market Place in this historic town.

*Hall *Kitchen / Breakfast Room *Dining Room * Drawing Room *Cellar *Utility Room *WC SItting Room *Master Bedroom Suite *Three Further Bedrooms *2nd FLoor Play Room *Guest Bedroom Suite *Bedroom *Bathroom *Two Bedroom Annex *Garage *Gardens *PP for Extension / Alteration.

Oundle is a beautiful market town famous for its Georgian streetscapes and the Public School, founded in 1556, by Sir William Laxton, Lord Mayor of London. The 203 ft spire of the Church of St Peter, dating from 1634, dominates the skyline. There is a good range of leisure facilities within the town, including galleries, a theatre, a library and a number of sports facilities and 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
Lorne House is a handsome property, predominantly Georgian with Elizabethanorigins, listed Grade II and built mainly of stone beneath a slate roof. Theresidence in 1767 of prominent surgeon John Campion, it offers original windowshutters, picture rails and cornicing. The versatile living space is set overthree floors, with superbly proportioned rooms with high ceilings and largesash windows overlooking the long walled garden. A covered area, formerly thecoaching yard and containing an eighteenth century water pump, leads to therear door and hallway. The kitchen has an Aga and space for daily dining, withformal dining and family rooms adjacent. Across the hall are a well fittedutility room and a cloakroom. Steps lead down to useful cellars and wine store.

The first floor has a charming drawing room, three double bedroomsand a well-appointed bathroom. Stairs from the landing lead to the second floorand an attractive sitting room. The top floor provides an ideal space forguests or a self-contained area for older children with two double bedrooms,one with en suite facilities, and a separate bathroom. There are lovely viewsof the garden and across the ancient rooftops of the town.

Attached to the house is a modern, two storey annex withkitchen and large living room on the ground floor and two bedrooms and abathroom on the first floor. Full planning permission has been granted to fullyintegrate this cottage with the main house, along with a sizeable extension tocreate further living space over-looking the garden. If the works are completedto the current Planning Permission, the property will have 6 bedrooms & 5bathrooms. Copies of plans are available in the agent’s office or by email.

Lorne House has ample parking, garaging and stores, and itselectric entry gates guarantee privacy. The delightful rear garden has aterraced area, a large formal lawn and an impressive 1870 Wellingtonia - one ofthe tallest in the county. This is a rare opportunity to purchase an elegantand sizeable period property in the town centre which benefits from parking anda beautiful garden.

Services All mains services are connected. Gas fired centralheating.

Tenure Freehold, with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority East Northamptonshire Council. Tel: 01832742000

Planning Permission: Full Planning Permission and ListedBuilding Consent has been granted for alteration and extension of the property.Details can be obtained from the agent or via the Local Authority website usingreference number 14/01578/FUL.

Council Tax Band F

Viewing Strictly by appointment with Woodford & Co 01832274732.

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06 January 2017


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