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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Withdrawn from Market £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Modern Home
  • Five Bedrooms (Master En-Suite)
  • Accompanying Land of Approx. 3 Acres (stms)
  • Open-Plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Sitting Room and Dining/Family Room
  • Study, Utility and WC
  • Music/Storage Room
  • Extensive Outbuildings
  • Planning Permission in Place for a Double Garage
  • Orchard and Paddock Field

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Sowerbys are delighted to offer a modern and substantial family house within easy reach of Wisbech town centre and having the benefit of accompanying land of approximately three acres (to be agreed and subject to survey) of garden, orchard and open paddock field.

The opportunity to acquire such a house with land in such easy reach of the Georgian town is rare and first hand viewing is essential to gain a full appreciation of the house and surrounding land, which offers semi-rural living and superb equestrian potential if required. The main house is approximately ten years old and is designed with handsome arrowhead gable ends under a pan tiled roof. The accommodation is extensive having a nicely flowing ground floor with reception hall, sitting room, dining/family room, open-plan kitchen/breakfast room and furthermore, having a study, utility and WC. There are two more floors above accessed via a stunning handmade oak staircase to a gallery landing over. The first floor has three bedrooms and a family bathroom, the master having an en-suite Jacuzzi bath and the second floor offers two further bedrooms, a music/storage room and great views over the accompanying land.

Outside there are numerous outbuildings including a workshop/garage, cart shed for two cars, and a summerhouse. Furthermore, there is planning permission in place for a double garage. There are gardens of approximately 2/3 acre (stms) and beyond this are the orchard and open paddock make up the remaining land. 

WISBECH Wisbech is an attractive and historic market town commonly known as the Capital of the Fens. In the area there is very good walking and cycling, farm shops nearby, theatre - amateur and professional, a swimming pool, library, good schools- including the highly thought of Wisbech Grammar School, and a Salvation Army hall. In addition, there are coaches which run from Harecroft Road to Spalding Grammar School for Boys and Spalding High School for Girls, both outstanding non-fee paying Senior Schools with both offering Sixth Form Education. The town is only 20 minutes from King's Lynn with its direct rail link to Kings Cross via Cambridge approx. 1 hour 40 minutes. Peterborough is 35 minutes away with its national rail links. Near the bridge is a monument to Thomas Clarkson, an active opponent of the slave trade. Also of interest are the two market places and the parish church of St Peter and St Paul, which has a fine 16th century tower. The Norman Castle has long since disappeared, but there is a house built from its stone by Thomas Thurloe, Cromwell's Secretary of State. Adjoining it is a great museum, one of the oldest in the country, which counts among its treasures the original manuscript of 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens. 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:- Custom made bespoke solid wood front door with shaped glass detail panes opening to… 

RECEPTION HALLWAY 14' 5" x 13' 1" (4.4m x 4.0m) max. measurements Marble mosaic tiled flooring, doors to kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, study and WC. Beautiful handmade custom built oak staircase rising to the first and second floor with galleried views from above and a ceiling height at a maximum of 5.3m. 

SITTING ROOM 17' 8" x 12' 1" (5.4m x 3.7m) Open fireplace with slate hearth, multi-fuel stove, exposed brick back and oak surround and mantel over. Double aspect sealed unit windows to front and rear of property, high ceilings and double partly glazed door to family room. 

FAMILY ROOM 14' 1" x 10' 9" < 13' 1" (4.4m x 3.3m < 4.0m) A versatile room used as a family room by the current owners, however could equally be used as a formal dining space. Tiled flooring throughout, sealed unit fully glazed double doors to rear patio terrace and garden with matching side panes. Recessed ceiling lighting, high ceiling and formed archway to breakfast room. 

BREAKFAST ROOM 12' 1" x 9' 2" (3.7m x 2.8m) Continuation of tiled flooring, fully glazed double sealed unit doors and matching side panes to rear patio terrace and garden, high ceiling and open-plan to kitchen. 

KITCHEN 15' 5" max x 12' 1" (4.7m max x 3.7m) L-shaped kitchen with tiled flooring, comprehensive fitted shaker kitchen with solid wood effect worktops over incorporating a NEFF integrated dishwasher, space for Rangecooker and 1.5 bowl Corian sink unit with drainer. Integrated fridge, matching wood effect uplifts with tiled splashbacks over and double aspect sealed unit windows to front and side of property. High ceiling, recessed ceiling lighting, door to pantry, glazed door to side entrance hall and return door to reception hallway. 

PANTRY A superb space set with shelving and drawers, tiled flooring and high ceiling. 

SIDE ENTRANCE HALL Obscure glass sealed unit wood effect side entrance door used as the main door by the current vendors. Tiled flooring, underfloor heating and door to utility room. 

UTILITY ROOM Sink unit with cupboards under, drainer, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and further appliance if required and Firebird oil fired central heating boiler. Double aspect sealed unit windows to side and rear of property, cloak hanging space and tiled flooring. 

STUDY 5' 6" x 3' 11" (1.7m x 1.2m) Currently used for storage by the current vendors but designed as a study space. Sealed unit obscure glass window to side and tiled flooring.  

WC White close coupled WC, washbasin with mixer tap and tiled splashback, obscure glass sealed unit window, tiled flooring, high ceiling and extractor fan. 

STAIRS AND LANDING Access to the first floor is gained by a beautiful turning staircase which rises centrally to a large gallery landing. The gallery landing measures 17' 8" x 12' 9" (5.4m x 3.9m) and has three sealed unit windows overlooking the front of the property and River Nene beyond. The landing is wide enough for some furniture if required and has doors to bedrooms one, two and three, the family bathroom and door to the linen cupboard. The staircase continues to the second floor. 

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 8" x 12' 1" (5.4m x 3.7m) Double aspect sealed unit window to front and side of property, radiator and door to en-suite bathroom. 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 9' 10" x 6' 10" (3.0m x 2.1m) A spacious en-suite with tiled flooring, tiled walls, washbasin set in storage surround with mixer tap, white close coupled WC and double Jacuzzi bath. Radiator and sealed unit window to rear offering views over attached land. 

BEDROOM TWO 11' 9" x 10' 9" (3.6m x 3.3m) Radiator and sealed unit window overlooking rear of property and attached land. 

BEDROOM THREE 15' 1" x 10' 9" (4.6m x 3.3m) Two radiators and two sealed unit windows overlooking rear of property and attached land. 

FAMILY BATHROOM 12' 1" x 6' 10" (3.7m x 2.1m) Sealed unit window to front of property, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, bath with shower over, mixer tap, shower attachment and glass screen, contemporary twin bowl sinks set on storage surround, wall mounted storage, recessed ceiling lighting and close coupled WC. 

SECOND FLOOR STAIRS AND LANDING The bespoke staircase once again rises centrally to a gallery style landing on the second floor, giving access to bedrooms four and five and the music/storage room. 

BEDROOM FOUR 18' 4" at floor level x 10' 9" (5.6m at floor level x 3.3m) Two roof windows, circular picture window giving superb view at the land at the rear, radiator and partially restricted head height at room edges. 

BEDROOM FIVE 12' 9" x 12' 1" (3.9m x 3.7m) Two roof windows overlooking land at rear and radiators. Used as a study by the current vendors. 

MUSIC/STORAGE ROOM 12' 1" x 10' 9" (3.7m x 3.3m) Roof window and radiator. Hidden plumbing installed for a bathroom if required by the new owner. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached from the road via a private driveway through wrought iron gates, with the front boundary set with wrought iron railings and brick wall and piers. Steps up and a large herringbone patio leads to the front door, right around the rear of the property which has elevated views over the rear. The driveway continues where there is a double car port and attached outbuilding with two doors, useful for storage. There is planning permission in place for a double garage. There is a further outhouse/summerhouse with sliding patio doors and separate access door. Beyond this, to the east of the property there is a side garden. This is laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders and the boundaries are set with hedging. To the west of the property, the garden extends even further with large lawn, tree, duck pond and access through to the rear. Also here, there is a separate garage and workshop. The immediate gardens, we understand to total two thirds of an acre. Stretching to the rear of the property is a second area in excess of two acres which has a lawn area, substantial pear and apple orchard and open paddock set to grazing which the vendor cuts regularly or leaves for hay.  

AGENT'S NOTE The entire ground floor has underfloor heating. 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING C. The reference number or full certificate can be obtained from Sowerbys upon request.
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21 June 2016


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