Savills | Thorney Road, Eye, Peterborough, PE6 7UN | Properties for sale
Guide price £700,000

Thorney RoadEye, Peterborough, PE6 7UN


    Key features

    • Former Grade II Listed Rectory
    • A plethora of original features and steeped in history
    • Five bedrooms, four double, one single
    • A lovely relaxing outside dining area and garden
    • Great location for commuting

    A spectacular former Grade II listed Vicarage

    About this property

    • The property provides three well-proportioned reception rooms and four double bedrooms and a single, featuring elegant period details and stylish décor throughout. There are high ceilings, large sash windows, stripped wooden floorboards and original fireplaces, all helping to create a thoroughly pleasant environment. The front entrance opens onto a welcoming reception hall with exposed floorboards and ornate cornicing and plasterwork detailing. There are three wonderful and well proportioned reception rooms to the ground floor, all of which have dual aspects. To either side of the reception hall are the handsome sitting room and the formal dining room, with the sitting room featuring a cast-iron fireplace and chandelier light fitting. The formal dining room features an original open fireplace and exposed wooden flooring, while the comfortable study provides an ideal space in which to relax as a family, with its attractive fireplace with a tiled surround. The splendid kitchen and breakfast room has hand built, base and wall level, antique pine wooden units (from the Manchester Cotton Mills) , a butler sink and a range cooker, as well as space for a breakfast table for informal dining. There is also an impressive fireplace, with a gas wood effect stove, and the original servants bells. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms of similar proportions, with one of the bedrooms benefitting from an en suite shower room. There is also a large family bathroom with stylish modern fittings, including dual washbasins, a freestanding bath tub and a walk-in shower. The first floor also has a smaller room, which could be used as a dressing room or study, or as a fifth bedroom if required.

      Outside, the property is approached along a gravel driveway with a garage and parking for several vehicles. There is a fully enclosed rear garden mainly laid to lawn with a rockery feature using materials from the original old church, mature trees and hedging. A beautiful mature vine covers a lovely pergola, encompassing an outside dining area over a patio area which stretches the length of the rear of the property.

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    This is a lovely former Old Rectory, it's steeped in local history and is fondly remembered by the village community. It's a rare opportunity to buy such a property.

    James EastawayProperty agent

    Local information

    • The village of Eye is set in a convenient location, within easy reach of the cathedral city of Peterborough. Eye has several everyday amenities, including a small supermarket, a local pub and renowned Arthur Mellows school, while the nearby A47 provides easy access to Peterborough and the A15. The Cathedral City of Peterborough offers a wide range of retail outlets, including the Queensgate Shopping Centre, cinema and ice-skating, with just 10 minutes drive to the East Coast Mainline commuter services to London Kings Cross and Cambridge from 51 minutes.

    Additional information

    • EPC Exempt