This remarkable family home in the Park conservation area of Peterborough faces the award winning Central Park and is just a mile from the mainline rail line to London Kings Cross. Built in 2017 by an award winning builder, the house boasts a high specification and contemporary design.
This remarkable family home in the Park conservation area of Peterborough faces the award winning Central Park and is just a mile from the mainline rail line to London Kings Cross. Built in 2017 by an award winning builder, the house boasts a high specification, contemporary design, which has already been further enhanced by the owners. Offering around 4000 sq foot of space, in a plot of 0.37 acres, this executive home with large kitchen diner, five double bedrooms, five bathrooms and three reception rooms with landscaped gardens to the rear, is a unique opportunity for city living and space combined.
Two sets of electric gates open onto a long driveway leading to a double garage with electric door, providing ample off road parking and turning area. To the front of the property there is large lawn and mature hedging providing privacy from the roadside, with dedicated lighting and CCTV. The rear garden can be accessed from either side of the property.
The light and airy entrance hallway immediately impresses with its stylish newly laid porcelain tiling, wide oak staircase to the first floor and access to the reception rooms, lounge and kitchen/diner and downstairs cloakroom. The ground floor has cosy under floor heating, ensuring a warm welcome year-round, with individual temperature control panels in each room.
On both sides of the hallway are two beautiful and elegant reception rooms. The library providing a space for tranquillity and relaxation to the left and a TV/room art room for creativity and chilling to the right. Both rooms have large bay windows providing stunning views over Central Park. These versatile rooms can be used for dining or additional entertaining rooms.
Leading from the entrance hallway, is a hugely impressive 34 foot bespoke kitchen/diner, featuring an incredible 14 foot island and modern high gloss units and worktop. For the chef at home, included are two Bosch Intelligent ovens, warming drawer, microwave, induction hob and extractor, all perfect for cooking for large parties with plentiful storage to keep things tidy. The extensive space allows the chef to still be part of the conversation while rustling up a dinner for friends and family in this sociable hub. In addition a fridge freezer plus two extra integrated fridges and a second freezer make this space ideal for the needs of a large family. Large full height windows and French doors make the kitchen a bright and welcoming space with a beautiful outlook over the expansive gardens. This light entertaining space has enough room has easily accommodated 16 dinner guests but the cosy dining area with contemporary lighting seats 8. Off the kitchen is the utility room with external access.
Connected to the kitchen by a set of double doors, is the family area, complete with large contemporary wood burner. These feature oak bifold doors completely open up the space and create a wonderful flow for open plan living and entertaining. There are French doors leading to the garden
The wide oak staircase draws you up to the first floor and leads to an impressive landing, showcasing the oak balustrade and front windows with a beautiful outlook over the Park.
Upstairs there are five double bedrooms with neutral decor, each with direct to router internet access and TV aerial. The front two bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and breathtaking outlook. Both have en suite accommodation finished to a high standard with showers, toilet, hand basin and built in high gloss storage and sensor lighting.
The fully tiled family bathroom features a large shower enclosure, a huge free standing bath, double vanity unit and WC.
Next, you'll discover two further double bedrooms, one with extra large double size shower room and views over the rear and one to the right side, which is currently used as a home office.
The principal suite is a delightful retreat, filled with natural light and decorated with soft tones. This bright, exceptionally large room includes a large dressing room with shelving and two tiers of railing. A large window overlooks the garden and floods the room with light. The ensuite features double size shower and double vanity unit with large lit mirror.
The roof space is considerable and three hatches with ladders lead to boarded storage space offering potential for conversion for more space subject to planning permission
Step outside and to the rear is a secluded extensive landscaped garden. The patio has space for al fresco dining and a hot tub for relaxation. The large lawn area is bordered by fencing and has been landscaped with trees, flowers and shrubs. To the side is a dedicated area with greenhouse, shed, raised vegetable beds and fruit trees.
The garden is east facing and given its size provides areas of sun and shade for much of the day. The west facing summer house at the rear is a sun trap. It has been professionally wired so drinks can be cooled and enjoyed on the expansive deck with parasol for lazy days in the sun, and has full lighting to make the most of the evenings. It is a great outdoor space to entertain or relax and read a book.
For those not wishing to relax outdoors, stairs behind the garage lead to a large annex which is currently used as a movie room/gym by the current owners. This additional space is light and airy with two large Velux windows and a front facing window over the drive. It's a great space for the kids, for reading board reports or working up a sweat on a treadmill. This space could be converted subject to planning permission.
Park Crescent is a wide tree lined avenue opposite the 20 year award winning Central Park, perfect for family fun, sports and a coffee or ice-cream. It is just minutes from The Kings School, the Regional College and The Peterborough School and the city will be home to a new University in 2022. The mainline train station for commuters is within walking distance, with direct trains to London in just 45 minutes.
The vibrant city centre and embankment are a short stroll away hosting live events and markets throughout the year - they're a great spot to get some fantastic local food and drinks at independent eateries and micro-pubs.
Peterborough is well known for its beautiful city centre cathedral, the stunning landscapes of 1700 acre Nene Park and Ferry Meadows, which is one of the largest country parks in the region and only a short bike ride away. Energetic locals and visitors enjoy wakeboarding, skydiving, and axe-throwing and water sports like kayaking and canoeing and fitness enthusiasts can run or cycle around many parks. A new 34 m Olympic size climbing wall is currently under construction at the Lakeside Activity Centre.
There is family fun with the animals and expansive countryside around Sacrewell, prehistoric finds at Flag Fen, and the railway heritage at Nene Valley Rail and Railword Wildlife Haven.
Established favourites such as the Heritage Festival, the Italian Festival, Diwali Festival, Peterborough camra Beer Festival and the Perkins Great Eastern Run attract thousands of visitors from all over the country and abroad.
Gas central heating
Under floor heating to ground floor
3 receptions rooms
Double garage, electric door
4100 sq foot, including garage
0.37 acre plot
CCTV, two electric gates
EPC rating B
Council Tax G
Mains gas, electric, water and sewage
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