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5 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Tilbrook, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28


Property Description

Key features

  • 19th century detached property in excess of 4,400 sq. ft.
  • Five double bedrooms; one en suite
  • Three reception rooms
  • Separate games room with sitting area/study
  • Oil to radiator heating
  • Landscaped gardens of approximately 1 acre
  • Detached double garage incorporating a self-contained annexe of approx. 843 sq. ft.
  • Panoramic countryside views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A 19th century five bedroom detached house with a two storey outbuilding incorporating a double garage and a one bedroom annexe in excess of 5,200 sq ft. within approximately 1 acre of landscaped gardens. The property originally dates from the 1800s and has been subsequently enlarged and refurbished to provide versatile ground floor living space including three principal reception rooms together with a games room with a sitting/study area, and an open plan kitchen/breakfast/dining room. On the first floor there are five double bedrooms, an en suite bathroom, a shower room and a family bathroom. A recent addition to the property is the oak framed two storey annexe which has a double width garage, a kitchen and a shower room on the ground floor and a sitting/dining room and a bedroom on the first floor.

Detached Annexe and Double Garage 
The detached outbuilding is oak framed with oak featherboard elevations under a tiled roof. The annexe is entered at the side via an oak door into a kitchen fitted in cream Shaker style units with complementary work surfaces and an inset sink. There is space for appliances, an understairs cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, and stairs to the first floor. There is slate floor tiling which continues into the shower room which is fitted in a modern white suite of a double width screened shower enclosure with a fitted shower, a wash basin set into an oak vanity unit and WC. There are panelled walls to dado height and a range of shelves. The first floor sitting room is triple aspect and has a high part vaulted ceiling. The oak flooring continues into the bedroom which is also triple aspect. Both rooms have access to storage in the eaves.

Tillbrook is situated approximately 10 miles from St.Neots and its mainline railway station which has services to London Kings Cross station in under an hour. Kimbolton School is in the neighbouring market town of Kimbolton approximately 2 miles away while the Harpur Trust Schools in Bedford are approximately 15 miles away. Equestrian facilities in the nearby village of Keysoe are approximately 5miles away, and Grafham Water which is set in approximately 2,400 acres of countryside with a range of attractions which include cycling, fishing and sailing is approximately 10 miles away.

Further Bedrooms and Bathrooms 
The guest bedroom has dual aspect windows overlooking the courtyard, gardens and open countryside. It has a high part vaulted ceiling, a cast iron fireplace and an exposed wooden floor. Bedrooms three and four overlook the gardens and open countryside. Bedroom three has a fitted wardrobe and exposed oak flooring and bedroom four has a shelved storage cupboard. Bedroom five also overlooks the gardens and open countryside and has a cast iron fireplace and two roof access points. There is a bathroom and a shower room both fitted with a modern white suite.

Ground Floor 
The curved double glazed porch area has floor to ceiling windows and an oak and stained glass door. The reception hall has exposed wood effect flooring, a staircase with individual balustrades and handrails to the first floor and solid oak doors, some of which are ledge and brace, to the ground floor rooms. The cloakroom is fitted in a white traditional style suite of wash basin and WC with exposed wood effect flooring. The rear of the hallway has cloaks hanging space and a stable door to the driveway. An additional cloakroom is fitted in a modern white suite of a wash basin and WC with a complementary marble tiled floor featured in both areas.

Reception Rooms 
The sitting room is dual aspect and has an inglenook style fireplace with a raised brick hearth housing a log burning stove. There are exposed painted timbers and recessed bookshelves. The two areas in the games room/study are separated by a feature dual aspect brick fireplace housing a central log burning stove. The room has exposed wood effect flooring, dual aspect windows overlooking the courtyard and gardens, and a door to the courtyard. The snug has a fireplace recess and a raised hearth housing a log burning stove, and exposed painted wall and ceiling timbers and a rustic tiled floor. The drawing room is triple aspect with views of the garden and has exposed oak floorboards, a traditional curved fireplace surround with a slate hearth and an open grate, deep moulded covings, a central ceiling rose and glazed double doors to the rear.

Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining Room and Utility Room 
The kitchen/breakfast/dining room is open plan. There are dual aspect windows and glazed double doors to the courtyard and gardens. The breakfast/dining area has a high vaulted ceiling with inset downlighters and Velux skylights. The kitchen is fitted in a range of cream fronted Shaker style units with an inset sink unit and granite work surfaces. A recess houses a four oven oil fired Aga with a summer back up Aga incorporating an LPG fired hob. Integrated appliances include a washing machine and there is space and plumbing for a dishwasher. There is a matching dresser style unit in the breakfast/dining area with glazed display cabinets and there is a free standing log burning stove. Oak double doors lead into the utility room which is fitted in a range of oak cabinets with work surfaces over and space for a tumble dryer. There are dual aspect windows overlooking the garden and an exposed slate tiled floor.

First Floor 
The galleried landing overlooks the reception hall and has exposed painted timbers, exposed oak flooring, a shelved linen cupboard and oak ledge and brace doors to the first floor rooms.

Master Bedroom Suite 
Steps lead up to the master bedroom which is triple aspect with views over the gardens and open countryside. It has a cast iron feature fireplace with a raised hearth and open grate, and there are picture rails and a bespoke range of fitted oak wardrobes. Oak stairs lead down to the en suite which is fitted in a traditional style white suite of a double ended bath, a corner screened shower enclosure with a fitted shower, twin wash basins set into an oak vanity unit and WC. There is a high part vaulted ceiling and dual aspect windows.

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16 August 2017

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