2 bedroom retail property (high street) for sale

High Street, Kimbolton, PE28 0HA

£695,000

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INTRODUCTION

Oliver Russell Property Consultants are delighted to bring to the market, a mixed use prime Grade II Listed property situated on the High Street in the heart of the historic small market town of Kimbolton.

The property presents well and provides approximately 2300 Sq ft of space with a courtyard garden. There is the opportunity for a purchaser to take over a successful trading gift business with the benefit of additional income from the flat and retail unit 2 or to look to convert back some of the accommodation, subject to a change of Planning & Listed Building Consents to more residential accommodation.

To the rear of the main retail space is a second separate retail shop (18b) which is currently let, this shop could be converted back to an independent residential dwelling or incorporated back into the main house, subject to Planning & Listed Buildings Consents.

To the first and second floors is an attractive 2 bedroom flat, which is currently let on an AST with its own private entrance.

The property is within walking distance of Kimbolton School and has the amenities of the High Street on its door step.


KIMBOLTON

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 and chemist. 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.


EDUCATION:

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.

LOCATION:

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.


THE PROPERTY AND THE BUSINESS:

RETAIL UNIT 18 HIGH STREET, KIMBOLTON.

At ground floor level directly onto the High Street, the current owners currently run a highly successful gift business, trading as Truffles And Twine, with greeting cards, newspaper and magazine concession.

The retail offering is split between 3 separate rooms and a store room with the benefit of a ground floor WC

RETAIL ROOM 1: 7.71 M X 3.73 M

Accessed directly from the High Street, attractive retail space with large plate glass window allowing changing display space, beamed ceiling, inset ceiling spotlights, Orion cooled luxury chocolate display unit, glass jewellery display unit, greetings card and magazine display units. Wall mounted Fujitsu air cooling unit.

ROOM 2: 3.64 M X 3.30 M

Bay window to side aspect, large period inglenook fireplace, beamed ceiling. Display stands, Door to, secondary entrance to first floor flat.

CLOAKROOM:

Ground floor cloak room with WC and wash hand basin.

ROOM 3: 3.51 M X 2.77 M

Side door to courtyard, sliding sash windows overlooking courtyard, display stands.

REAR ROOM: 3.58 M X 2.51 M

Window to side aspect.

TRUFFLES AND TWINE

At ground floor level directly onto the High Street, the current owners currently run a highly successful gift business, trading as Truffles And Twine, with newspaper and magazine concession, the current owners can supply further financial information upon the business which will be included with the sale of the property inclusive of all fixtures and fittings and current stock levels.

FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR APPARTMENT

Accessed via the property's private terraced courtyard, with attractive seating area.

The flat is currently let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.

Part glazed front door to lobby entrance, stone tiled floor, cloak storage area, door to stairs:

FIRST FLOOR:

BATHROOM:

Recently refitted bathroom, with obscured glazed sliding sash window to rear aspect. The bathroom is well equipped providing contemporary styling with period features. Tiled floor, beams in part, inset halogen spotlights, inset WC, wash hand basin and bath, separate shower enclosure, heated chrome towel rail.

Airing Cupboard

BEDROOM 2: 3.55 M X 3.71 M

Bedroom with sliding sash window to side aspect, integral storage cupboards, inset halogen spot lights, beams in part.

UTILITY ROOM:

Providing space for a tumble dryer, tiled floor, obscured glazed sliding sash window to side aspect, heated chrome towel rail.

Landing, tiled floor space for fridge freezer.

KITCHEN: 3.71 M X 3.56 M

Newly refitted kitchen, providing a range of base and eye level units, tiled splash backs, integral Lamonia 4 ring electric hob and oven, laminate work tops, ceramic sink with brushed steel mixer tap.

LOUNGE - DINER: 6.22 M X 5.56 M

Stunning lounge - diner with the benefit of two sofas and a large oak dining table, capable of sitting 8 diners.

The room benefits from a sliding sash window over looking the High Street and a window to the side aspect. Large inglenook brick fireplace, period wood wall panelling in part, period floor boards in part, under stairs storage cupboard, radiators, beams to ceiling.

Door To stairs

Stairs to ground floor fire exit and stairs to second floor master bedroom:

SECOND FLOOR:

BEDROOM 1: 5.13 M X 3.76 M

Double bedroom on the top floor, sliding sash window to rear aspect with glorious roof top view towards East Street and beyond. The room benefits from the provision of a double bed and has access to an En-suite cloakroom with WC and wash hand
Basin


COURTYARD

The flat benefits from the use of a paved private courtyard, an ideal seating area.

Fenced off storage area, oil tank. Cooling fan units.

RETAIL UNIT 2: 5.92 M X 3.89 M

To the rear of the courtyard is a delightful retail unit, which is currently let to Blue Blancmange (leisure wear clothing retailer).

The unit consists of a main timber floored retail space with large display windows to the front a rear dressing area, ground floor cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin, radiator and large cupboard. Wall mounted Fijutsu cooling unit.

To the first floor is a room which is currently used as storage, with plumbed in wash hand basin, radiator, there are three Velux Conservation units.


DRAFT DETAILS


Nearest station

  • St. Neots (7.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Oliver Russell, Kimbolton

40A High Street, Kimbolton, PE28 0HA

01480 861842 Local call rate

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01480 861842 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • St. Neots (7.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Oliver Russell, Kimbolton

40A High Street, Kimbolton, PE28 0HA

01480 861842 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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