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£720,000 (Guide Price)

The Dairy, Achurch, Peterborough

A high specification energy efficient four bedroom single storey barn conversion in the picturesque village of Achurch near Oundle. 2,195 sq ft of accommodation, walled garden with stunning countryside views.

LOCATION

Achurch is a picturesque rural village located on the east side of the Nene Valley in open countryside and within a few miles of the thriving market towns of Oundle and Thrapston. The village has a church with other amenities being available in the neighbouring villages of Wadenhoe, Thorpe Waterville and Aldwincle.

The nearby historic market town of Oundle situated on the River Nene is famous for its Georgian streets, impressive limestone buildings and beautiful surrounding countryside. The town also provides an excellent range of independent shops, public houses, restaurants, cafes and a Waitrose supermarket. There are also a number of churches. A regular farmers’ market is held in the Market Place on the second Saturday of every month as well as a local market every Thursday.

The well regarded public Oundle School is one of a number of public schools locally. Others include Oakham, Uppingham, Stamford and Kimbolton. Other schools in the town are Prince William and Kings Cliffe Middle and Oundle Primary which is rated excellent by Ofsted.

The neighbouring cities of Peterborough and Cambridge offer excellent shopping facilities as well as mainline train services to London.

COUNTRYSIDE

The village of Achurch sits in open countryside between the A605 towards Peterborough to the east and the River Nene valley to the west. This location offers wide panoramic views stretching for miles around. There are a number of public footpaths starting in various places in the village which then develop into a wide network of footpaths and cycle lanes linking the surrounding villages of Thorpe Waterville, Aldwincle, Wadenhoe, Lilford and Pilton. The extensive network of lakes linked to River Nene stretching between Thrapston and Aldwincle to the south provide further recreational opportunities. A number of marshes, meadows and lakes formed in the old gravel pits are classed as Sites of Special Scientific Interest due to their exceptional quality and diversity of wildlife.

THE PROPERTY

The Dairy is a four bedroom single storey barn conversion with accommodation extending to 2,195 sq ft (204 sqm). The property is located on the eastern side of the development. A number of full height windows and glass bifold doors provide substantial amounts of natural light to the living space. The accommodation comprises a large kitchen/family open plan space, a study, sitting room and a family bathroom in the middle of the property. Further, there are four good size bedrooms with the master bedroom benefiting from an en-suite. The outside space comprises a double garage and a large mainly walled garden.

SERVICES

The property is connected to mains electricity and water. There is no gas connected to the property as the village is not connected to mains gas. Sewerage disposal is via a private bio-treatment unit.

MAINTENANCE OBLIGATIONS

The purchaser of the property will be responsible for 25% of the costs of maintenance of the shared access.

METHOD OF SALE

The property is offered for sale by private treaty with vacant possession on completion.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

East Northamptonshire Council – 01832 734839.

COUNCIL TAX

Property is to be assessed after first occupancy.

TITLE

Relevant registration to be carried out by the purchasers.

VIEWING

Strictly by appointment only – 01536 532376.

DEVELOPMENT

The Dairy is a part of a small development on the edge of the village.

  • Small private development
  • Open countryside views
  • 0.47 acre plot
  • High energy efficiency
  • Air Source Heat Pump
  • Mechanical heat recovery system
  • Wood burner
  • Granite worktops
  • 2,195 sq ft of accommodation
  • Exposed original beams