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Cherry Orton Road, Orton Waterville

£695,000 OIRO
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Property Summary

ORTON WATERVILLE is a Conservation village located about 3 miles south-west of Peterborough city centre on the south side of the A.605 Oundle Road.

CHERRY ORTON ROAD is within the Conservation Area and connects Oundle Road (A.605) with Church Drive and forms part of one of Peterborough's most sought-after residential districts. Local amenities include neighbourhood shopping facilities and schools and there is a bus service between the Orton District and Queensgate shopping centres. Orton Mere and Ferry Meadows, with their wide range of leisure facilities, are nearby. The A.1(M) and the Serpentine Green shopping complex with a Tesco Extra superstore are within a few minutes' drive.

THIS DETACHED STONE-BUILT FORMER FARM HOUSE is Listed (Grade II) as a building of Architectural and Historic Interest. It is believed to date from the 18th century and was re-modelled in the early 19th century. There is a later single-storey rear extension.
The house, which is in need of complete updating, has scope for the provision of further accommodation, subject to Planning and Listed Building consent.

THE SALE INCLUDES TWO PERIOD BARNS which have Planning and Listed Building Consent for conversion into two dwellings (one two-storey 3-Bedroom detached and one single-storey 4-Bedroom linked-detached).

THE COMBINED SITE extends to an area of 0.528 of an acre (0.214 hectares), or thereabouts, as shown within the boundaries edged red and blue on the sale plan on page 3.

THE ACCOMMODATION OF THE FARMHOUSE is briefly as follows (N.B. All dimensions are approximate):-

Entrance Hall: 14' 10" x 7' 4" (4.52m x 2.24m).
Cloakroom (Under-stairs): 4' 9" x 3' 1" (1.45m x 0.94m). Corner window. Close-coupled W.C. Corner pedestal hand-basin.
Reception Room 1: 14' 10" x 14' 10" max. (4.52m x 4.52m max.). Front and rear garden aspects. Boarded floor. Fireplace with tiled surround and wooden beam over opening.
Reception Room 2: 14' 11" x 13' 5" (4.55m x 4.09m). Front aspect. Brick floor. Fireplace with timber surround and with storage recesses to each side of chimney breast. Door to:-
Conservatory: 7' 6" x 6' 6" (2.29m x 1.98m). Side and rear garden aspects. Double doors to rear garden and door to:-
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 21' 11" x 13' 9" (6.68m x 4.19m). Three windows with side aspect. Red tiled floor. Door to rear garden.

Bedroom 1: 15' 1" x 14' 11" (4.60m x 4.55m). Front aspect. Iron fireplace with timber surround.
Bedroom 2: 14' 11" x 7' 11" (4.60m x 2.41m). Front aspect. Iron fireplace.
Bedroom 3 (Former Bathroom): 14' 11" x 6' 5" (4.55m x 1.96m). Side aspect.
Box Room: 7' 4" x 3' 4" (2.24m x 1.02m). Shuttered window with front aspect.

It is understood that all mains services are either connected, or are available for connection to the property and that drainage is to the public sewer.


Viewing is only by prior arrangement with the Agents at their office on Broadway.
Leave the city centre via the Crescent Bridge and Thorpe Road, continue to the roundabout (No. 34) and take the second exit to join Longthorpe Parkway. At the next roundabout (No. 33) take the first exit to join Nene Parkway signed "A1/London", cross over the river then take the next exit (Junction 32) and turn right at the mini roundabout at the end of the slip road to join Oundle Road. Go straight over the first two sets of traffic lights then turn left at the next set into Lady Lodge Drive. Take the first right turn into Charles Cope Road, continue to the "T" junction and turn right into The Gannocks. Follow the road round past Martins Way and turn right into Chapel Lane. Continue to the end and turn left into Cherry Orton Road. This property is a short distance along on the left.


EPC awaited.

Planning permission has been granted by Peterborough City Council under Reference 22/00640/FUL dated the 3rd November 2022 for the conversion of the existing barns to two dwellings with associated works.

Listed Building Consent was also granted on the 3rd November 2022 under Reference 22/01108/LBC.
Details of the conditions attaching to both consents and the documents which accompanied the applications are available for inspection on the City Council's Planning Portal under the above References.


The sale of the property will be subject, inter alia, to the following conditions:-

1. Contract.
2. The property shall be used for not more than three private dwellings.
3. An overage clause whereby in the event of the property being used for more than the permitted number of dwellings within 75 years of completion of the sale, the Vendor will be entitled to an additional payment equivalent to 50% of the difference in value between the permitted use and any other use.


None of the appliances or services has been tested and prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves that they are in working order. The floor plans, site plans and drawings included in these particulars are intended as an approximate guide and/or for illustration only and their accuracy is not guaranteed.


We are informed by the Vendor that the property is freehold and that vacant possession will be given on completion of sale.

Band 'E' payable to Peterborough City Council.

The Agents for themselves and for the owner of this property hereby give notice that: (1) These particulars do not in any way constitute an offer or a contract; (2) Any intending purchasers/tenants must not rely on the statements made in these particulars as representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness as they are made without acceptance of any responsibility on the part of the Agents or the owner; (3) No representation whatever in relation to this property is made or given by the Agents or the owner, nor has any person in their employment any authority to make or give any such representation or warranty.