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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Tilbrook, Cambridgeshire

Sold STC £2,000,000

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LOCATION Tilbrook Manor is well located being on the edge of the village of Tilbrook. Kimbolton is a mere 2 miles away and provides shopping for day to day needs. The town of Huntingdon is about 15 miles away offering a more comprehensive range of shops, cultural facilities, entertainment and leisure activities. Communications in the area are very good with the M1, M6 and A1(M) within striking distance. There are excellent rail links from St Neots (9 miles) taking approximately 54 minutes to London King's Cross. The area is very well known for its schooling both in the private and state sector. Private schools include Kimbolton School, Bedford School, The Harpur Trust Schools (Bedford), Oundle School and the Perse School.  

DESCRIPTION Tilbrook Manor is a Grade II listed 15th century Manor House constructed of stone, brick and render elevations under a tile roof. The current owners have restored, refurbished and extended the property. The work both inside and out has been finished to a very high standard. Extensive use of traditional materials and skilled joinery combined with 21st century living technology incuding wiring for audio, television and internet in the principal rooms, electric entrance gates, high specification security system.  

ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes.  

PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE solid oak braced entrance door leading into:  

RECEPTION HALL staircase rising to the upper floors with generous understairs storage cupboard, oak flooring, radiator.  

DRAWING ROOM 19' 9" x 18' 8" (6.02m x 5.69m) with a wealth of exposed beams and timbers, large feature Inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam, natural stone chimney breast, tiled hearth, oak flooring, exposed beams and timbers, a pair of radiators, windows to two aspects, wall lights, ceiling with inset speakers. 

DINING ROOM 16' 9" x 14' 9" (5.11m x 4.52m) feature Inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam, exposed stone chimney breast, oak flooring, a wealth of exposed beams and timbers, exposed stonework to one wall, radiators, ceiling with inset speakers, windows to two aspects. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 27' 1" x 21' 5" (8.28m x 6.53m) Handmade bespoke kitchen with a generous range of storage cupboards and drawers, grey 2 oven gas fired Aga with adjoining 2 oven electric Aga with electric hob, central island unit with marble top with recess sink with mixer tap and a further range of cupboards and drawers below incorporating concealed refrigerator, storage bins, Miele steaming oven, further range of marble working surfaces with matching upstands and a pair of undermount brushed stainless sink units with mixer taps, one with drinking water, built-in and concealed dishwasher, additional cupboards and drawers, ceiling with a range of inset downlighters, marble tiled floor, underfloor heating, provision for wall mounted television and windows to two aspects. 

SCULLERY floor to ceiling bespoke storage cabinets with shelving, further marble working surface with matching upstands, storage cupboards and pull-out baskets below, space for American style fridge/freezer, marble tiled floor, window.  

REAR HALL with solid oak timber braced door leading to outside, marble flooring, underfloor heating.  

CLOAKROOM with marble wash hand basin with wall mounted mixer tap, marble flooring, underfloor heating, low level w.c., heated towel rail/radiator, window.  

BOOT ROOM with marble tiled floor, underfloor heating, coat hooks and oak stable door with adjoining side windows leading out to the courtyard.  

LAUNDRY ROOM 11' 6" x 11' 3" (3.51m x 3.45m) with bespoke cabinetry with floor to ceiling storage cupboards, further range of cupboards, a pair of butler sink units with mixer tap, wooden working surfaces, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine, plumbing and space for tumble dryer, marble floor, underfloor heating, extractor fan, ceiling with inset downlighters, windows to two aspects. 

REAR PORCH Covered porch with storage seat and walk-in boiler room with a pair of Thermicon oil fired boilers, a pair of pressurized hot water cylinders, stone flooring, power and light.  

SITTING ROOM 18' 6" x 11' 6" (5.64m x 3.53m) oak panelled walls, oak flooring, open fireplace with fitted gas real flame effect fire with stone surround and hearth, radiator, ceiling with speakers and windows to two aspects. 

STUDY 14' 9" x 14' 9" (4.52m x 4.52m) with open fireplace with decorative tiled slips, tiled hearth, wooden mantel and surround, fitted with gas real flame effect fire, bespoke fitted furniture including desk, adjustable bookshelving, glazed fronted cabinets and further cabinets, oak flooring, pair of radiators, windows to two aspects. 

MUSIC ROOM 32' 1" x 10' 0" (9.78m x 3.05m) with feature vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, wood flooring, radiators, windows to three aspects, twin glazed doors leading out to the courtyard. 

FAMILY ROOM 35' 0" x 12' 7" (10.67m x 3.86m) with feature vaulted ceiling, range of fitted furniture with built-in cinema surround sound, wooden flooring, windows to two aspects, glazed door leading out to courtyard, double doors out to pool house/garden, radiators, brushed stainless steel flame effect gas stove. 


LEISURE SUITE RECEPTION 14' 0" x 13' 5" (4.29m x 4.11m) with food and drinks preparation area, granite working surfaces with storage cupboards and drawers below, fitted refrigerator, dishwasher, Franke brushed stainless undermount sink unit, wall mounted cabinets, ceiling with inset downlighters, exposed timbers and brickwork, windows and twin double glazed doors leading through to: 

POOL HOUSE 63' 1" x 39' 4" (19.25m x 12.01m) converted period barn with glazed single storey extension, feature vaulted ceiling, L-shaped pool, 7 seater spa bath, tiled flooring and surround with recess lighting, dining area, brushed stainless spotlamps, fitted speakers, full height windows and twin double glazed doors leading out to the pool garden, ventilation system, facilities incuding sauna, steam room, a pair of showers and a pair of cloakrooms, glazed steps leading up to: 

FIRST FLOOR GYMNASIUM 23' 5" x 13' 8" (7.14m x 4.17m) max with feature vaulted ceiling and lighting. 

POOL PLANT & BOILER ROOM 22' 2" x 14' 0" (6.76m x 4.29m) with ventilation system, oil fired boiler, pressurized hot water cylinder, electric control panels, twin timber doors to front, power and light. 

POOL UTILITY AND STORAGE ROOM 14' 0" x 4' 7" (4.29m x 1.42m) with tiled floor, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, door through to: 

GARAGE 59' 3" x 20' 6" (18.08m x 6.25m) ventilation system, work bench with wash hand basin, tool drawers below, a pair of twin timber doors to the front. 


LANDING with oak flooring, exposed beams and timbers, oak staircase rising to the second floor, window to the front, radiator.  

FURTHER LANDING with feature vaulted ceiling, oak flooring, radiator, window overlooking courtyard and secondary staircase leading down to the kitchen, exposed brickwork.  


BEDROOM 22' 0" x 14' 9" (6.73m x 4.5m) with feature full height vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and timbers, a pair of double panelled radiators, oak floorboards and windows to three aspects, fitted speakers. 

DRESSING ROOM 15' 8" x 10' 2" (4.78m x 3.12m) feature part vaulted ceiling with inset speakers, exposed beams and timbers, bespoke fitted cabinetry with shelving and hanging rail, further fitted storage cupboard, oak flooring, radiator, window. 

BATHROOM 19' 7" x 8' 3" (5.97m x 2.54m) freestanding rolltop bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, His and Hers basins, walk-in shower, glazed doors with drencher shower head, oak panelling, radiator/towel rail, further radiator, part vaulted ceiling, windows to two aspects. 

BATHROOM 11' 8" x 8' 5" (3.56m x 2.59m) with Antique copper rolltop bath on ball and claw feet, mixer tap with shower above, a pair of wash hand basins, low level w.c., part timber panelling, fitted mirror with cupboards and drawers around, radiator, leaded and coloured glass internal panel, ceiling with inset speakers and downlighters,window. 

BEDROOM 2 17' 1" x 16' 0" (5.21m x 4.88m) with feature vaulted ceiling, mezzanine floor, wardrobe with stable door, wealth of exposed timbers, exposed stonework flooring, radiator and a pair of windows. 

BEDROOM 3 20' 0" x 19' 9" (6.1m x 6.02m) feature fireplace with stone surround and hearth, wooden bressumer beam, natural stone chimney breast, wealth of exposed beams and timbers, oak flooring, radiators, windows to two aspects, exposed original wall covering. 

BEDROOM 4 19' 1" x 12' 0" (5.84m x 3.66m) exposed original wall covering, open fireplace with stone mantel and surround, exposed beams and timbers, eaves storage cupboard, a pair of radiators, oak flooring, windows to two aspects. 


LANDING oak floorboards, radiator, exposed beams and timbers.  

BEDROOM 5 16' 0" x 13' 5" (4.9m x 4.09m) feature vaulted ceiling, exposed and sealed wide floorboards, staircase to mezzanine level, double panelled radiator, eaves storage, windows to the side, doors leading through to: 

DRESSING ROOM with hanging rails, shelving, radiator.  

BATHROOM 12' 7" x 12' 0" (3.84m x 3.68m) with rolltop bath, mixer tap, shower above, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., oak flooring, part timber panelling, heated towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, radiator, window to the side. 

GRANARY ANNEXE comprising:  


HALL with spiral staircase rising to the first floor, double panelled radiator.  

BEDROOM 14' 0" x 7' 3" (4.27m x 2.21m) window to three aspects, wardrobes, double panelled radiators, exposed and sealed floorboards, ceiling with inset downlighters. 

BATHROOM fitted with a 3 piece suite comprising panelled bath, mixer tap, shower unit above, extending glazed shower screen, wall hung wash hand basin, low level w.c., extensive ceramic wall tiling, exposed and sealed floorboards, extractor fan, heated towel rail/radiator, ceiling with inset downlighters.  


OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM part vaulted ceiling with inset downlighters, rolltop working surfaces with fitted storage cupboards and drawers, exposed and sealed floorboards, double panelled radiators, windows to three aspects, twin doors. 

OUTBUILDINGS Tilbrook Manor has an impressive range of outbuildings, including a brick 3 bay garage block and adjoining fully equipped tack room. There is an American style stable barn

consisting of 6 loose boxes. The driveway continues round to the rear of the house, terminating in a large parking area with access to the large brick 8 car garage block with heating and de-humidification system. 

GARDENS AND GROUNDS The gardens and grounds surround the house on all sides and in all extend to about 10 acres and are made up of beautiful formal gardens with large areas laid to lawn interspersed with specimen trees and large shrub and flower beds. There is a pretty duck pond with areas of lawn and wide flower and shrub beds leading to a yew hedge maze. There are two beautiful and colourful formal enclosed courtyard gardens, the main one has a fountain water feature centrally positioned with surrounding lawn and beautiful flowers, shrubs and trees. Behind the stable barn is a manege and an adjacent kitchen garden. A brook runs along the boundary on the south side with cut paths offering delightful walks. The house sits in a rural and quiet position. 

LOT 2 - LODGE COTTAGE Lot 2 is available at a guide price of £500,000 - Lodge Cottage consists of 2 bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen, utility room, garden, garage and it separate access.  

SERVICES Oil fired central heating. Oil fired aga with electric companion. Gas fires. Mains water. Mains electricity. Private drainage. Broadband. Mobile reception.  

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All items usually known as tenants' fixtures and fittings, whether mentioned or not inthese sale particulars are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. Such items include all fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, domestic electrical items, garden equipment, statuary and machinery.  

TENURE Freehold 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Huntingdonshire District Council: 01480 388 388  

DIRECTIONS From the A1(M) exit at J8. Continue through Kimbolton and along the B645. Upon entering

the village of Tilbrook, turn right down Station road and continue over the bridge and follow the road around to the left and the house will be found on the left hand side  

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