4 bedroom character property for sale

Old School House, Achurch, Peterborough

Sold STC £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Converted former school house and hall
  • Four bedrooms
  • Striking 24' sitting room
  • Stone construction with mullioned windows
  • Possible annexe
  • 0.5 acres (sts)
  • Grade II listed

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
A striking conversion of a Grade ll listed former school house and hall, sat upon 0.5 acres within the rural hamlet of Achurch.


DESCRIPTION
Situated in the beautiful hamlet of Achurch and surrounded by countryside, farm and woodlands, the Old School House offers spacious and flexible accommodation set within a plot extending to approximately 0.5 acres (sts).

Converted in 1992, the property is thought to date to the middle of the 19th century. A parchment Indenture currently displayed in the home references the original land transfer of 1868 and is both signed and sealed by the Right Honourable Thomas Littleton 4th Baron of Lilford.

Constructed of coursed limestone with a later brick extension, the property formerly served as a school hall with adjoining two storey school mistresses house, both of which having stone mullioned windows and striking hexagonal brick flues extending over the roof line.

Accomodation comprises:

ENTRANCE HALL
Entered via a solid wood front door with original locking mechanism and chamfered stone arch surround. Flagstone floor with doors to dining room and sitting room.

SITTING ROOM
7.36m x 5.84m (24'2" x 19'2") maximum. A light and spacious room with mullioned windows to three aspects giving views over the rear garden and with a window seat set under the side aspect window. An open stone fireplace takes focal point alongside the grand wooden staircase rising to the first floor landing. Double doors open to the rear gardens with a further door leading to the kitchen diner.

KITCHEN/DINER
5.83m x 4.13m (19'2" x 13'7") maximum. Fitted with a range of solid wood bespoke kitchen units, the room offers plentiful space for a dining kitchen and benefits from natural light from the high level mullioned windows and a further window to the rear overlooking the gardens. There is a stone fireplace and a large walk in larder.

INNER HALLWAY
With double doors to the side, the inner hall provides a useful space coming in from the garden.

CLOAKROOM
Fitted with a two piece suite.

UTILITY ROOM
With quarry block flooring and mullion window to the front aspect. Housing the floor standing oil fired boiler and with worktop space and inset butler sink.

DINING ROOM/SECOND RECEPTION ROOM
4.19m x 3.97m (13'9" x 13') maximum. Mullioned window to front and cast iron fireplace with inset tiling. With access directly from the entrance hall and a staircase leading to the guest bedroom, the room offers the interesting possibility of creating a self-contained annexed living space.

MAIN LANDING
With exposed beams and access to the principle bedrooms.

MASTER BEDROOM
5.78m x 3.56m (19' x 11'8"). With a twin aspect providing for natural light and a built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 2
5.79m x 2.99m (19' x 9'10") maximum. With twin aspect outlook and vaulted ceiling. Built in wardrobes.

BEDROOM 3
3.96m x 2.63m (13' x 8'8") maximum. With a window to the rear aspect and having fitted bunkbeds and storage.

FAMILY BATHROOM
Fitted with a three piece suite.

GUEST BEDROOM
3.98m x 3.36m (13'1" x 11') maximum. Accessed via the second staircase, the guest suite enjoys views to the front through the mullioned window across woodland.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM.
Fitted with three piece suite.

OUTSIDE
Set along a quiet country lane overlooking woodlands, the gardens sit behind a stone wall with a driveway to the front providing parking and a wooden five bar gate opening to further driveway parking and the double garage. The gardens extend to approximately 0.5 acres in total and are largely lawned.

GARAGE
A large garage with up and over door, eave space storage, courtesy door to rear and window to side.


DIRECTIONS
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1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
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3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
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11 June 2016

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Nearest station

  • Corby (8.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sharman Quinney, Oundle

1a Market Place, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4BA

01832 604002 Local call rate

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