THORPE AVENUE leads off Thorpe Road about 1½ miles west of the city centre and is generally recognized as one of Peterborough's most sought-after residential neighbourhoods where properties only rarely become available. Local amenities include some local shopping facilities, several schools and Nene Park with its wide range of leisure facilities, including golf and rowing clubs, is within walking distance and there is good access to the city's ring-road system at junction 34 of Longthorpe Parkway.
THIS SPACIOUS INDIVIDUALLY-DESIGNED FIVE BEDROOM DETACHED HOUSE,which is available for the first time in 45 years, is believed to date from the 1950s with later extensions. It has brick elevations with a tiled roof and occupies an extensive, landscaped plot with an area of 0.530 of an acre (0.214 hectares), or thereabouts, at the end of a cul-de-sac of individual high-value properties.
THE ACCOMMODATION, which has considerable potential for further extension, is as follows :-
Entrance Porch: Two courtesy lights. Block paved threshold. Entrance door with obscured glazed panels.
L-Shaped Entrance Hall: 18' 4” x 11' 4” (5.59m x 3.45m), max. narrowing to 7' 10” (2.39m) plus 6' 5” x 5' 11” (1.96m x 1.80m), including under-stairs Cloaks Closet (with additional storage area off) and deep Linen Cupboard with slatted shelves. Coved ceiling. Twin radiator. Arched recess with built-in meter cupboard and with wall light over. Telephone point.
L-Shaped Cloakroom: 7' 1” x 2' 10” (2.16m x 0.86m) plus 2' 10” x 1' 6” (0.86m x 0.46m). uPVC obscured double glazed window. Coved ceiling. Walls part tiled. Vinyl flooring. Vanity unit with mirror over and cupboard with louvred doors under. W.C. with concealed cistern.
Lounge: 30' 5” x 11' 10” (9.27m x 3.61m) min., widening to 13' 4” (4.06m). Full height uPVC double glazed windows with side and rear garden aspects. Coved ceiling. Fireplace with built-in “coal-effect” electric fire and gas point at side. One twin and one single radiator. Range of built-in cupboards. Television aerial socket. Telephone point. 5 wall light points. uPVC double glazed double doors to rear garden. Glazed panelled door to:-
Sun Room: 11' 11” x 9' 2” (3.63m x 2.81m). uPVC double glazed windows with side and rear garden aspects. Coved ceiling. Wooden flooring. Twin radiator. uPVC double glazed French door to rear garden.
Dining Room: 16' 11” x 11' 11” (5.16m x 3.63m). Sealed unit double glazed window with front aspect. Coved ceiling. Wood-effect flooring. Twin radiator. Built-in window seat/storage with matching drawers and cupboards to each side. Telephone point. TV aerial socket. Door to Entrance Hall.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: (Irregular shaped). Sealed unit double glazed windows with front and rear garden aspects. Coved ceiling. Walls part tiled. Tiled floor. Worktops with inset stainless-steel twin bowl sink with double draining boards and with drawers and cupboards under. Matching wall-mounted cupboards. Built-in “Stoves” double oven with cupboard over and drawers under. Built-in four-ring gas hob with “Siemens” cooker extractor/light over. Built-in cupboards with louvred doors. Space for dishwasher. Three fluorescent strip ceiling lights. Built-in Pantry (off) with sealed unit obscured double glazed window, fitted shelves and electric light. Sliding door to Utility Room. Top glazed door to:-
Side Entrance Lobby: 4' 1” x 3' 1” (1.25m x 0.94m). External door to garden with sealed unit obscured double glazed top panel.
Utility Room: 8' 11” (2.72m) max. x 7' 4” (2.24m) average. Sealed unit obscured double glazed door to rear garden with obscured sealed unit double glazed windows to each side. Tiled floor. Worktop with space and plumbing for washing machine. Wall-mounted cupboards. Wall-mounted “Worcester Greenstar 30CDi conventional” gas-fired boiler serving central heating and hot water. Fluorescent strip ceiling light. Door to Garage.
Approached via a Staircase with hardwood banister rail and sealed unit double glazed window over.
Landing: Built-in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder fitted with immersion heater. Twin radiator. Trap-door to roof-void.
Master Suite comprising:-
Bedroom 1: 19' 11” x 11' 10” (6.07m x 3.61m), excluding door recess. uPVC double glazed window with rear garden aspect. uPVC obscured double glazed secondary side window. Coved ceiling. Two ranges of built-in wardrobes and cupboards. Built-in dresser with drawers under. Twin radiator. Television aerial. Ceiling fan. Wall light point. Door to:-
L-Shaped Ensuite Shower Room: 11' 10” x 4' 2” (3.61m x 1.27m) plus 4' 8” x 2' 10” (1.42m x 0.86m). Sealed unit double glazed window. Walls tiled. Vinyl flooring. Shower cubicle with glazed door and “Mira” shower. Pedestal hand-basin with mirror and strip light/shaver socket over. Bidet. Close-coupled W.C. Two mirrored medicine cabinets. Twin radiator/chrome heated towel rail. “Addvent” extractor fan.
Bedroom 2: 13' 6” (4.12m) max. x 11' 11” (3.63m), excluding built-in cupboard and adjoining enclosure housing pedestal hand-basin with tiled splashback, mirror and lighting over. uPVC double glazed window with rear garden aspect. Coved ceiling. Range of built-in furniture comprising wardrobes with cupboards over and central dressing table with mirror and strip light over and with drawers under. Twin radiator. Wall light point.
Bedroom 3: 13' 7” x 8' 1” (4.14m x 2.46m), excluding built-in wardrobes and cupboards. uPVC double glazed window with rear garden aspect. Coved ceiling. Twin radiator.
Bedroom 4: 13' 5” x 8' 1” (4.09m x 2.46m), excluding built-in wardrobe. uPVC double glazed window with rear garden aspect. Coved ceiling. Twin radiator.
Bedroom 5: 8' 1” x 7' 3” (2.46m x 2.21m). Sealed unit double glazed oriel window with front aspect. Coved ceiling.
Shower Room: 7' 11” x 5' 5” (2.41m x 1.65m). Sealed unit double glazed window with front aspect. Walls part tiled. Double shower cubicle with glazed screen. Pedestal hand-basin with shelf and strip light/shaver socket over. Radiator. Mirrored medicine cabinet.
Separate W.C.: 5' 2” x 2' 10” (1.58m x 0.86m). Sealed unit obscured double glazed window. Coved ceiling. Vinyl flooring. Close-coupled W.C.
Double Garage: 22' 8” x 15' 11” (6.91m x 4.85m) widening to 16' 6” (5.03m). Remote control roller shutter doors to both front and rear. Obscured glazed window. Two fluorescent strip lights. Electric power. Cold water tap.
Lean-to Greenhouse. Timber Summer-house.
GARDENS & GROUNDS
The mature, landscaped gardens and grounds extend to an area of 0.530 of an acre (0.218 hectares), or thereabouts and comprise:-
Enclosed Front Garden: Circular block-paved entrance drive providing off-road parking for several cars and with central flower bed planted with ornamental shrubs and trees. Flower beds with ornamental shrubs and trees.
South-west Oriented Rear Garden: Enclosed by high fences and live hedges. Extensive paved patio, rockery, ornamental shrubs and trees. Security and courtesy lighting. Fountain.
VIEWING AND DIRECTIONS
Viewing is only by prior arrangement through this Agency.
Leave Peterborough city centre via the Crescent Bridge/Thorpe Road and at the roundabout (No. 34) take the third exit signed “Longthorpe” to continue along Thorpe Road. Take the first turning on the right into Thorpe Avenue, continue to the green and turn left, then left again. This property is in the corner at the end of the cul-de-sac.
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 'G' payable to Peterborough City Council.
We are informed that the property is freehold and that vacant possession will be given on completion of sale.
All room dimensions are approximate.
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.