6 bedroom detached house for sale

Stonely, St. Neots

Sold STC £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed (1787)
  • Country House
  • Extensive Land
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Conservatory & Study
  • Studio
  • Double Garage

Full description

**TWO ACRES & 3,000 SQFT COUNTRY HOUSE** A desirable country residence located in a sought after location within it's own extensive grounds. The perfect rural family home just minutes from London. A COMMUTERS DREAM.

Introduction - A stunning country house set in approximately 2 acres of landscaped gardens and privately situated up a sweeping gravel driveway in this highly sought after village. A studio and double garage, together with a tennis court, all compliment this beautiful rural holding. Internal accommodation is offered over three floors, briefly comprising of three reception rooms, a good sized kitchen, separate utility, study, conservatory, six bedrooms (two on the second floor) and two bathrooms, including one ensuite.

The property has been recently modernised with a complete rewiring of the electrics (with antique Jim Lawrence brass switches and sockets) , a new grant boiler installed and a new sewerage and mains water piping overhaul. The house further benefits from external LED security lights and a new internal security system.

Location - Stonely is a highly desirable village within walking distance to Kimbolton and a short drive from St Neots (London Kings Cross approx 40 minutes). It is set in the valley of the River Kym, a sought after conservation area, amongst the rolling landscape which characterises the immediate area.

The A1 is about 6 miles south east giving excellent access both north and south and to the A14, M11 and A1M. An excellent main line commuter train service to London's Kings Cross is available at St Neots (approximately 8 miles) and Huntingdon. Bedford is approximately 14 miles and Cambridge 26 miles away.

The airports of Stansted and Luton can be reached in approximately one hour. Nearby, is the popular and historic village of Kimbolton which boasts one of the area's leading private schools, Kimbolton School, along with the well regarded Kimbolton Primary Academy.

Dominated by St Andrew's Church at the northern end of the High Street and Kimbolton Castle to the south, the main village of Kimbolton has a wide variety of shops, a doctor's surgery, chemist, post office and and two public houses.

Accommodation -

Reception Hall - 3.90m x 2.31m (12'9" x 7'6") - With original features throughout, the reception hall further accommodates a balustrade staircase rising to the first floor, with useful recess underneath and access to the main ground floor accommodation.

Drawing Room - 7.93m x 4.37m max (26'0" x 14'4" max) - An exceptionally spacious room with dual aspects allowing light to flood into this elegant space. Beautiful features include a bay window, with a window seat and bespoke wooden shutters, looking out over the extensive grounds surrounding the property, and an open fire, set on a flagstone hearth with brick backcloth and decorative mantelpiece and surround, which is flanked either side by illuminated LED alcoves with cupboards and bow backed shelves. Two TV aerial points are installed.

Conservatory - 3.90m x 2.74m (12'9" x 8'11") - Accessed through double doors into this versatile and attractive additional living space benefitting from Travertine flooring, additional bespoke wooden shutters with further double french-doors leading into the garden.

Study - 5.48m x 4.48m (17'11" x 14'8") - A convenient and versatile additional space, carpeted throughout with a window to the side aspect.

Dining Room - 3.90m x 3.69m (12'9" x 12'1") - The ideal space for formal entertaining, this well proportioned room enjoys views out over the front aspect and enjoys a period fireplace recess with flagstone hearth, alcove cupboards and glazed display shelving with concealed LED lighting.

Cloakroom - Fitted with suite comprising W.C. and corner wash hand basin.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - A light and spacious open-plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room benefitting from a range of handmade solid oak units with oak work surfaces, tiled floor, stainless steel sink with drainer, oil fired Aga (as well as an electric hob) plumbing for dishwasher, recessed down lights. TV aerial point fitted.

Family Room - 4.22m x 3.38m (max) (13'10" x 11'1" (max)) - Accessed through an attractive arch way into a light and fully carpeted space with full height book shelving to one wall, corner cupboard, recessed shelving and double glazed French doors to the parterre garden. TV aerial point fitted.

Utility Room - 4.22m x 2.36m max (13'10" x 7'8" max) - Fitted with a range of base and wall mounted cupboards, tiled floor, recessed door-mat, stainless steel sink, plumbing for washing machine and a well-designed boot rack with shelving. A door leads out to the rear of the property.

First Floor Landing - The first floor landing features a newly fitted storage cupboard with shelving and coat rails and a door to stairs leading to attic rooms.

Master Bedroom - 4.37m x 4.25m (14'4" x 13'11" ) - Carpeted throughout and an ample size while also enjoying a dual aspect view out over the gardens. TV point provided.

Master Ensuite - 3.87m x 3.25m (12'8" x 10'7" ) - Carpeted throughout with a tiled corner walk-in shower, bath, pedestal wash hand basin, W.C., part-tiled walls, heated towel rail and double wardrobe.

Box Room - 2.31m x 1.84m (7'6" x 6'0") -

Family Bathroom - Tiled floors fitted with a white suite comprising bath with independent shower over, glazed screen and tiled surround, pedestal wash basin, W.C., tiled floor and heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two - 3.90m x 3.77m min (12'9" x 12'4" min) - Carpeted throughout and featuring a period cast iron fireplace and built-in wardrobe. TV aerial point fitted.

Bedroom Three - 3.80m x 2.83m (12'5" x 9'3") - Featuring a window to rear aspect with new bespoke wooden shutters.

Bedroom Four - 4.22m x 3.13m max (13'10" x 10'3" max) - Features built-in corner wardrobe, dual aspect windows and further wooden shutters.

Second Floor Landing - A further enclosed staircase with original balustrade leads to a second floor landing and access to the attic bedrooms.

Bedroom Five - 5.02m x 2.78m (16'5" x 9'1" ) - With original exposed beams, and dormer windows to the front aspect. TV point provided.

Bedroom Six - 4.65m x 2.78m (15'3" x 9'1") - With original exposed beams, and dormer windows to the front aspect. TV point provided.

Studio/Office - 8.60m x 3.15m (28'2" x 10'4") - Accessed through a pedestrian door next to the double garage, the entrance hall benefits from laminate flooring, a cupboard housing its own water cylinder and the stairs leading up to first floor.

The first floor in an open plan space, fitted with laminate flooring, two electric heaters, recessed ceiling lights and access to eaves storage.

Outside - The property is approached up a gravel drive with a large parking area alongside the garage complex, as well as additional parking on the additional gravel driveway in front of the main house itself. The space outside is extensive and really sets this property apart from anything else available locally.

There are approximately two acres of grounds, with landscaped gardens including a parterre shrub garden with a newly refurbished shed, as well as an enclosed hard tennis court and an additional garage/wood store. While the majority of the gardens are laid to lawn, they would also suit being reverted to paddock or meadow-land. The land surrounding the house is further made up of attractive and well-attended flower beds and a range of different tree species including mulberry, apple, willow, horse chestnut, maple and silver birch.

Services - The property is centrally heated throughout (oil) with mains water, electricity and drainage all connected to the property.

Method Of Sale - The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Particulars - Drafted and photographs taken following clients' instructions of December 2017.

Viewing - By prior arrangement with the Sole Selling Agent (01476 515329).

Additional Information - For further details please contact the Agents:
T: 01476 515329
e: info@mountandminster.co.uk


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01522 418018 Local call rate

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