High Street, Kimbolton,PE28
- Substantial Grade II Listed Town House
- Situated In The Heart Of Kimbolton
- Over 4300 Sq Ft (399.48 Sq M) Of Living Accommodation
- 5-6 Bedrooms
- Walled Rear Garden
Oliver Russell Property Consultants are delighted to bring to the market, a substantial Grade II Listed Town House situated in the heart of the historic small market town of Kimbolton , it is understood that the property was substantially re-built following a fire in 1684, and has been imaginatively upgraded over recent years to provide a period home with modern practical living space. The house is within walking distance of Kimbolton School and has the amenities of the High Street on its door step.
The property offers generous family accommodation on three floors and has been subject to ongoing improvements to provide a house providing the benefit of period features with more contemporary open plan living space.
Kimbolton provides an eclectic mixture of homes and businesses with numerous independent retail operators, a Grade I Listed Church, two Public Houses with restaurants, a dentist, butchers, hardware store, chemist and Post Office. The retail coverage has been improved with a small Budgens Supermarket opening on Thrapston Road, the village also has its own Doctors surgery and Medical Centre.
At one end of the village is Kimbolton Castle an imposing building of national historic importance with links to King Harrold, Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon. The former seat of the Dukes of Manchester the Castle since 1951 has been a school.
Kimbolton hosts the leading independent Kimbolton School, providing pre prep, prep and senior schooling. The town also provides the Kimbolton Primary School State primary school.
Alternative independent schools are available at Bedford (14 miles) including Bedford School, Bedford Girls School, Bedford Modern School, Rushmoor and St Andrews Schools. Oundle School is approximately 18 miles to the North West. State secondary schools, Longsands and Hinchingbrook are situated in St Neots ( 9 miles) and Huntingdon (7 miles) respectively.
The property is situated on the High Street in the centre of the small market town of Kimbolton and is approximately 8 miles to the larger market town of St Neots, where extensive retail and leisure facilities are available with the addition of a mainline railway station, providing regular direct access services to London Kings Cross in approximately 45 minutes.
Six panel front door from the High Street, to, initial, double height entrance hall.
Glazed fan light window above door and first floor window from galleried walkway to front elevation, re-claimed oak flooring, two radiators. The hall opens out through to the main living area with the Drawing Room to the front of the property.
Feature brick fire place with oak mantle and stone hearth, exposed beams to ceiling, re-claimed oak flooring, three sash windows to front elevation, suspended contemporary spotlight fittings.
GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM AND CLOAK STORAGE:
Re-claimed oak flooring, wash hand basin, WC, heated chrome towel rail, half height tongue and groove paneling.
There is cloak storage available in the inner hall, and a storage cupboard, radiator.
KITCHEN - DINING AREA - LOUNGE:
The main living area to the rear of the property at ground floor is open plan combining dining area, lounge and kitchen, a practical and contemporary twist for modern family living in a period Town House.
The dining area seats 8-10 diners in comfort, with re-claimed oak flooring, radiators, and flows into the lounge space and bar area with glazed atrium over head.
Relaxed informal lounge, with full height tri-folding doors to the rear garden, allowing the entire back of the lounge to be opened up into the rear garden.
Re-claimed oak flooring, brick built fire place with wood burning stove in-situ, Perspex atrium overhead, radiators.
Delightful open plan hand built kitchen flowing into the main lounge and dining area. The kitchen benefits from a newly tiled floor, a full range of base and eye level units and an oak topped central island unit with one and a half sink with contemporary mixer tap. The kitchen provides integral fridge/freezer, dishwasher, domestic bin, an Elan stove with 6 ring electric hob. The kitchen has excellent natural light through French windows to the rear garden, side windows and two Velux units.
To the front of the kitchen is a walk in larder with marble shelving.
UTILITY - DRYING ROOM:
Fully tiled floors and walls the room provides space for washing machine and tumble dryer, shelf storage, extractor facility, wall mounted thermostat.
Access door from house to shop, the shop leading onto the High Street with a 19th Century shop front with twin curved fully glazed bay windows and fully glazed front door. The shop is currently let and further rental information is available upon request.
Inner Hall stairs to
First floor galleried landing benefitting from excellent natural light, with windows to rear aspect and views over the roof terrace and East Street beyond, the landing is accessed via two separate stair cases.
Large double bedroom with two sash windows over looking Kimbolton High Street, wood flooring, beamed ceiling with impressive ceiling height, extensive integral wardrobes, radiator.
BEDROOM THREE / FIRST FLOOR LIVING ROOM/OFFICE:
Currently used as a generous home office, this delightful room could equally be used as an additional living room or a large double bedroom. There are two sash windows to the front elevation, over looking the High Street, wood flooring, a brick built fireplace with Oak mantle, exposed beams to ceiling.
Double bedroom, wood flooring, radiator, windows to side and rear elevations.
Wood floors, windows overlooking the roof seating area, doors to:
Recently re-fitted generous family bathroom, fully tiled floor and walls, exposed ceiling beams, window to side aspect. The bathroom benefits from a free standing roll top bath with chrome shower attachment, wash hand basin and WC, chrome heated towel rail, glass door to oversized shower enclosure.
Shower room with fully tiled floor and walls, window to side aspect, radiator, WC and wash hand basin, glass door to oversized shower enclosure.
Large double bedroom, windows to side and rear aspect, with roof top views over the rear courtyard garden, and East Street.
Stairs to Second Floor.
The entire second floor is currently occupied as a large bedroom suite with the open plan bedroom incorporating en-suite shower room and uses bedrooms 6 & 7 as two dressing rooms.
BEDROOM 6 / DRESSING ROOM:
Mansard beamed walls, wooden flooring, radiator, windows to side aspect. Bedroom 6 is currently used as a dressing room / walk in wardrobe.
Very generous bedroom suite, there are three sets of sash windows overlooking the High Street, the bedroom has wooden flooring, exposed beams, radiators.
The En-suite shower area, incorporates an oversized shower enclosure, "his & hers" wash hand basins, WC and bidet.
Rear landing to
Mansard walls, windows to side and rear aspects, with stunning views over East Street to the rear window. Bedroom 7 is currently used as a dressing room/ walk in wardrobe.
WALLED REAR GARDEN:
Approx 20M X 15 M
Charming walled rear garden, with Wisteria covered rear pergola, providing a shaded dining area, directly to the rear of the house, the garden opens up with York Stone courtyard and unrivalled views of the Grade I Listed, St Andrews Church. The low maintenance garden has a tropical pine tree. Wooden steps to the flat roof seating area with views over East Street beyond.
To the end of the garden is a wooden shed housing the recently installed, Black Star Wood pellet boiler and hopper, providing the central heating for the house. The owner currently receives a subsidy of approximately £8000 PA for the system, which has approximately 2 years to run.
High Street, Kimbolton,PE28
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- St. Neots Station7.5 miles
About the agent
Oliver Russell Property Consultants are an independent professional practice specialising in the sale and letting of residential and commercial property.
Based in Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, Oliver Russell Property Consultants, have over nineteen years residential and commercial property experience and cover the areas of West Cambridgeshire, North Bedfordshire and East Northamptonshire.
Our business is built on recommendation and reputation. A bespoke, personal service is offered t
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