Church Drive, Orton Waterville

£425,000 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.

CHURCH DRIVE connects Lady Lodge Drive with Cherry Orton Road and forms part of a popular and established residential district. 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.

THE FORMER RECTORY, is an individually-designed detached house dating from the early 1990s and has stone elevations with a slate roof. It is set in walled gardens formerly part of the grounds of the adjoining Grade II Listed former Parsonage house dating from the mid-1700s.

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


Canopied Entrance: Entrance door with obscured glazed panels.

Entrance Hall: 8’ 5" x 8’ 1" (2.57m x 2.46m). Two sealed unit double-glazed windows with west aspect. Coved ceiling. Laminate flooring. Radiator.

Cloakroom: 6’ 1’ x 5’ 7" overall (1.85m x 1.70m), including separate W.C. enclosure with close-coupled W.C.  Sealed unit obscured double-glazed windows. Coved ceiling. Vinyl flooring. Pedestal hand-basin with tiled splashback. Radiator. Extractor Fan.

Study: 14’ 4" x 11’ 6" (4.37m x 3.51m). Sealed unit double-glazed windows with east, west and front aspects. Coved ceiling. Two twin radiators. Walk-in cloaks closet with hanging rail. Fluorescent strip ceiling light. Telephone point. Trap-door to roof-void.

L-shaped Inner Hall: 13’ 4" x 6’ 5" (4.06m x 1.96m) with arched access to additional 13’ 4" x 5’ 4" (4.06m x 1.63m). Sealed unit double-glazed windows with west and front aspects. Coved ceiling. Two twin radiators.

Lounge: 17’ 7" x 13’ 2" narrowing to 11’ 9" (5.36m x 4.01m narrowing to 3.58m). Sealed unit double-glazed windows with front and west aspects. Coved ceiling. Open fireplace with carved timber surround tiled inset and hearth. Two twin radiators. Television aerial socket. Telephone point. Sealed unit double-glazed twin French doors to garden.

Dining area: (with twin arched access from Inner Hall) 13’ 4" x 11’ (4.06m x 3.35m), Sealed unit double-glazed window with south aspect. Coved ceiling. Twin radiator.

Kitchen: 12’ 3" x 11’ (3.73m x 3.53m). Sealed unit double-glazed window with east aspect. Coved ceiling. Walls part tiled. Vinyl flooring. Extensive worktops with inset  11/4 bowl stainless-steel sink and with drawers and cupboards under.  Matching wall-mounted cupboards with concealed lighting under.  Twin radiator.  Three-speed cooker filter/light.  Electric cooker panel.  Fluorescent strip ceiling light.  Plumbing for dishwasher.  Strip ceiling light.  Plumbing to dishwasher.  Door to:-

Utility Room: 11’ 1" x 4’ 9" (3.38m x 1.45m). Sealed unit double-glazed window with south aspect. Coved ceiling. Vinyl flooring. Worktop with tiled splashback and inset stainless-steel sink with cupboards under. Wall-mounted cupboard. Wall-mounted "Worcester Greenstar 30cdi" gas-fired boiler serving central heating and hot water. Radiator. Fluorescent strip ceiling light. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Side entrance door with sealed unit double-glazed top panel.


L-Shaped Landing: Approached via staircase with ornamental timber balustrade. Sealed unit double-glazed window with west aspect. Coved ceiling. Deep built-in airing cupboard with large capacity "Megaflo" hot water cylinder. Twin radiator. Trap-door with sliding aluminium access ladder and electric light.

Master Suite comprising:-

Bedroom 1: 17’ 6" x 13’, narrowing to 11’ 8" (5.33m x 3.96m, narrowing to 3.56m), excluding door recess and built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail. Sealed unit double-glazed window with west aspect. Diamond sealed unit double-glazed window with front aspect. Coved ceiling. Twin radiator. Television aerial socket. Telephone point. Door to:-

En-Suite Shower Room: 6’ 6" x 5’ 6" (1.98m x 1.68m). Sealed unit obscured double-glazed window. Coved ceiling. Shower cubicle with "Mira" shower. Pedestal hand-basin with tiled surround. Close-coupled W.C. Radiator. Electric shaver socket.

L-Shaped Bedroom 2: 13’ 11" x 7’ 7" plus 7’ 11" x 1’ 6" (4.24m x 2.31m plus 2.41m x 0.46m), excluding built-in wardrobe 5’ 5" x 3’ 2" (1.65m x 0.97m). Sealed unit double-glazed window with east aspect. Coved ceiling. Radiator.

Bedroom 3: 14’ 1" x 8’ 5" (4.29m x 2.57m). Sealed unit double-glazed window with west aspect. Coved ceiling. Radiator.

Bedroom 4: 10’ 3" x 7’ 7" (3.12m x 2.31m). Sealed unit double-glazed window with front aspect. Coved ceiling. Radiator.

Bathroom: 9’ 10" x 5’ 7" (3.0m x 1.70m). Sealed unit obscured double-glazed window. Coved ceiling. Walls part tiled. Vinyl flooring. Panelled bath. Pedestal hand-basin. Close-coupled W.C. Chrome heated towel rail/radiator. Electric shaver socket. Extractor fan.


Attached Stone Built Garage: 17’ 8" x 9’ 2" (5.39m x 2.79m). Double timber doors. Natural and electric light and power.  


The gardens are approached via a tarmacadam drive leading to double wrought iron entrance gates with a block paved driveway and parking/turning area beyond, flanked by ornamental shrubs and trees. A block paved pathway leads to a further walled area with ornamental shrubs and trees and lawns. A wrought iron pedestrian gate leads to an enclosed walled garden area with paved patio, lawn and gravelled areas. Cold tap. Courtesy lighting. Solid fuel bunker. Timber garden shed.


A copy of the full Energy Performance Certificate is available for inspection at our office.


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.


The property is freehold and vacant possession will be given on completion of sale.


Band ‘F’ payable to Peterborough City Council.


The sale of the vacant possession freehold of the property described in these particulars will be subject, inter alia, to the following conditions:-

1. Contract.

2. The approval of the purchase price by The Ely Diocesan Board of Finance.

3. Subsequent to completion of purchase the property shall not be known as nor designated ‘The Rectory’, ‘The Vicarage’, ‘The Parsonage’, ‘The Old Rectory’, ‘The Old Vicarage’, ‘The Old Parsonage’ nor by any similar name which might imply that it is, or was once, the residence of the Rector of Orton Waterville.

4.  The property shall be used for private residential purposes in single family occupation only and nothing shall be done, suffered or permitted on the property which is, or may become, a nuisance annoyance or disturbance to the Minister for the time being conducting or the congregation attending divine service or other functions in the nearby St Mary’s parish church or the churchyard surrounding the same.

5.  No part of the property nor any existing or future building thereon or on any part thereof shall at any time be used as or for a place of amusement, hotel, tavern, inn or public house nor shall any spirituous or fermented liquors at any time be sold in or upon the property or any part thereof.



None of the appliances or services has been tested and prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves that they are in working order.

The site location and floor plans included in these particulars are intended as an approximate guide only and their accuracy is not guaranteed.


Leave Peterborough 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 fourth right turn into Church Drive. This property is approached through wrought-iron gates and is the last one on the left before the junction with Cherry Orton Road.

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.