“The White House” Station Road, Thorney

£175,000 OIRO
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Property Summary

THE HISTORIC VILLAGE OF THORNEY, with its ancient Abbey, is located at the junction of the old route of the A.47 (now by-passed) and the B.1040 Crowland Road, about 7 miles north-east of Peterborough city centre, 5 miles north of Whittlesey and 5 miles south of Crowland. There is a good range of amenities in the village including some local shopping facilities, a primary school, a Post Office and the Rose and Crown pub.

THIS SPACIOUS DETACHED THREE-STOREY PERIOD COTTAGE is believed to date from the 18th century and was formerly the White Hart Inn. The original building is a rendered timber-frame structure with a thatched roof and there is a later two-storey brick and part rendered eastern extension with a tiled roof.

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


Entrance Lobby: 4' 1" x 3' 10" (1.25m x 1.17m). Panelled entrance door. Two windows with side aspect. Boarded ceiling. Boarded floor. Top glazed inner door to:-

Entrance Hall: 15' 3" max x 6' 3" (4.65m max.x 1.91m) including understairs storage area. Exposed beamed ceiling. Walls part panelled. Boarded floor. Radiator. Two wall light points. Stairs to first floor. Sliding door to:-

Inner Hall: 6' 5" x 2' 6" (1.96m x 0.76m), leading direct into the Family Room and with a further sliding door leading to the Side Entrance Lobby. Exposed beamed ceiling. Walls part panelled. Wall light point.

Lounge: 15' 3" x 12' 8" max. (4.65m x 3.86m max.). Secondary double glazed window with front aspect. Sealed unit double glazed window with side aspect. Exposed beamed ceiling. Walls part panelled. Boarded floor. Fireplace with ornamental timber surround, tiled inset and hearth. Twin radiator. Television aerial. Three wall light points.

Family Room: 15' 7" max., narrowing to 13' 1" x 15' 3" (4.75m max., narrowing to 3.99m x 4.65m). Secondary double glazed window with front aspect. Further window with side aspect. Exposed beamed ceiling. Dado rail. Feature stone inglenook fireplace. Twin radiator. Television aerial. Two wall light points.

Side Entrance Lobby: 5' 11" x 4' 6" (1.80m x 1.37m). Walls part panelled. Wall light point. Door to secondary stairs off to Bedroom 2. Sealed unit double glazed window with side aspect. Side entrance door with sealed unit double glazed panels on top section and with external canopy.

Shower/Cloakroom: 9' x 5' 4" (2.74m x 1.63m). Sealed unit obscured double glazed window. Walls part tiled. Double shower cubicle with glazed folding door and "Aqualisa" shower. Pedestal hand-basin. Close-coupled W.C. Radiator. Wall-mounted cupboard. Extractor fan.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 18' 5" x 11' 11" plus 3' 9" x 3' 4" (5.61m x 3.63m plus 1.14m x 1.02m). Sealed unit double glazed windows with side and rear garden aspects. Double glazed window with side aspect. Walls part tiled. Boarded floor. Worktops with inset stainless-steel sink and with cupboards under. Further extensive worktop/breakfast bar with drawers and cupboards under. Twin radiator. Three-speed cooker extractor/light. Gas cooker point. Electric cooker panel. Plumbing for washing machine. Three wall light points. Walk-in Larder (under stairs) 8' 9" x 2' 11" (2.67m x 0.89m) average. Wall-mounted "Glow-Worm Flexicom 30hx" gas-fired boiler serving central heating and hot water.


Principal Staircase: with sealed unit double glazed window over Half-landing.

L-Shaped Principal Landing: Exposed beamed ceiling. Two wall light points.

Bedroom 1: 15' 6" x 11' 4" (4.72m x 3.45m), excluding 2 built-in wardrobes. Front aspect. Exposed beamed ceiling. Twin radiator. Three wall light points.

Bedroom 3: 12' 11" x 10' 9" (3.94m x 3.28m), excluding built-in wardrobe. Front aspect. Exposed beamed ceiling. Radiator. Television aerial socket. Two wall light points.

Bathroom11' 8" x 5' 10" (3.56m x 1.78m) plus 4' 11" x 1' 6" (1.50m x 0.46m).  Obscured double glazed window.  Recessed ceiling lights.  Walls part tiled.  Vinyl flooring.  Corner bath.  Shower cubicle with glazed door and "Mira" shower.  Pedestal hand-basin.  Close-coupled W.C.  Twin radiator. 

A door from the Principal Landing leads to:-

Bedroom 2: 15' x 9' 1" (4.57m x 2.77m), [excluding Secondary Landing Area 21' 2" x 6' 2" (6.45m x 1.88m) with built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder fitted with immersion heater]. Three sealed unit double glazed windows with side aspects. Coved ceiling. Twin radiator. Three wall light points. Alternative access from Secondary Staircase.

Door from the landing area gives access to:-

Bedroom 4/Nursery: [off Bedroom 2/Secondary Landing Area] 8' 7" x 8' 6" min. (2.62m x 2.59m min). Two obscured double glazed sealed unit windows. Radiator.


Landing Area: 7' 7" x 6' 6" (2.31m x 1.98m). Recessed ceiling light. Wall light point. Trap-door to roof-void.

Attic Room 1: 16' 7" x 10' 8" (5.06m x 3.25m). Side aspect. Recessed ceiling lights. Three eaves storage cupboards. Telephone point.

Attic Room 2: 13' 2" x 10' 11" max. (4.01m x 3.33m max.). Two windows with side aspect. Twin radiator. Two wall light points.


Detached Brick and Tiled Double Garage: (Potential for use as Studio) 18' 7" x 18' 5" (5.66m x 5.61m). Double timber entrance doors. Workbench. Electric light and power. Top glazed pedestrian side door.

Detached Brick Former Garage (now used as Storage) 18' 8" x 9' 9" (5.69m x 2.97m).


A tarmacadam entrance drive (in joint use with - and part of the title of - the adjoining property to the south) leads from Station Road (the Crowland Road) to vehicular entrance with a double field gate in the south boundary. There is a gravelled driveway turning and parking area with security lighting. A pedestrian gate leads to a paved patio with steps down to a former lawn and an uncultivated amenity area beyond. Cold water tap.

There is also a narrow, open-plan area of front garden with ornamental shrubs.


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.


Band 'E' payable to Peterborough City Council.


A copy of the full energy performance certificate is available for inspection at our office.


Viewing is only by prior arrangement through this Agency.

From Peterborough take the A.47, signed to Wisbech, then join the Eye by-pass. Continue to the roundabout on the outskirts of Thorney and take the first exit to join the Thorney by-pass. Take the first exit at the next roundabout (signed "B.1040 Crowland") and this property is the first property on the right with the vehicular access immediately before it.


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

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.


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


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

1. Contract;

2. The approval of the purchase price by Highways England.