Property SummaryA unique opportunity to acquire a fine period home with formal gardens, various substantial outbuildings and grounds extending to some 26 ACRES in all.
The property occupies a delightfully rural position close to Grafham Water reservoir and is suitable for a variety of potential uses - including a smallholding, equestrian, livestock or poultry farm - and is currently used for the breeding of pedigree sheep.
The property is for sale by private treaty as a whole or, potentially, in two lots.
The HOUSE and GARDENS
This imposing red brick, thatched residence provides excellent family accommodation comprising, in brief, sitting room, dining room and study, kitchen/breakfast room, two ground floor bedrooms including master with en suite- on the first floor are three further bedrooms and bathroom.
There are attractive formal gardens to the side and rear, with a five-bar gate leading to ample car parking and a large garage.
The LAND and BUILDINGS
The driveway to the right continues immediately behind the property providing access to a field in excess of one acre with two substantial poultry sheds, a large steel framed barn used for lambing, a workshop and hay barn. To the north of the property there is approximately 25 acres of grade 2 (very good quality) agricultural land comprising 6 grass paddocks and around 7 acres in arable rotation.
Oak Entrance Door
12' x 11' 10" (3.65m x 3.60m)
Woodblock flooring, exposed wall and ceiling beams, display niche, wall lights points. Stairs to first floor. Archway to inner hall.
17' 5" x 12' 1" (5.32m x 3.68m)
Oak latch door from hall, woodblock flooring, Inglenook fireplace with brick pamment hearth, oak bressumer and incorporating wood burning stove, exposed wall and ceiling beams, wall light points, two radiators, two windows to front and bow window to side overlooking the formal garden.
Glazed double doors and side screen to:
16' 2" x 13' 4" (4.92m x 4.06m)
Woodblock flooring, ceiling cross beam, wall light points, radiator, two windows to side and patio doors to rear.
15' 11" x 11' 11" (4.86m x 3.64m)
L-shaped work surface with tiled splash back, inset sink and a range of base units, matching wall cupboards, fitted shelving and wine rack, double oven and hob with extractor hood, plumbing for dishwasher and space for additional appliances, laminate flooring, recessed ceiling down lighters, radiator, windows to front and rear elevations. Stable door to:
Rear Glazed Porch/Utility Area
12' 8" x 6' 7" (3.86m x 2.01m)
Tiled floor, work surface with base units and inset sink, plumbing for washing machine, oil-fired boiler, cloaks hanging space. Door to rear.
Woodblock flooring, radiator, window to side.
8' 8" x 6' 2" (2.65m x 1.87m)
Radiator, window to side.
13' 4" x 9' 9" (4.07m x 2.96m)
Range of fitted wardrobes, radiator, window to rear.
En Suite Shower Room
9' 9" x 6' 10" narrowing to 4' 8" (2.96m x 2.09m ~ 1.43m)
With tiled floor and white suite comprising double shower enclosure with glazed screen, vanity unit with washbasin and cupboards under, WC. Shaver point, radiator, roof light.
9' 5" x 7' 10" (2.86m x 2.38m)
Radiator, window to rear.
First Floor Landing
Radiator, airing cupboard. Dormer window to front. Oak latch doors to:
16' x 12' 2" maximum (4.87m x 3.72m)
Part vaulted ceiling, radiator, dormer windows to front and rear.
12' 3" x 10' 7" (16' 1" maximum) (3.74m x 3.22m)
Built-in wardrobe, radiator, dormer window to front.
12' 1" maximum x 8' 1" (3.69m x 2.47m)
Radiator, window to side.
6' 5" x 5' 5" (1.96m x 1.65m)
White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer shower, pedestal washbasin and WC. Fully tiled walls, shaver point, wall mounted electric heater, dormer window to rear.
Drainage to septic tank.
The floor plan and map of the grounds are for information purposes only.
Marketed by Town-and-Country
The village of Grafham is situated close to Grafham Water, home to many recreational and sailing facilities. Local amenities include a community shop and restaurant/bar. The village is situated mid-way between the A1 and A14 giving excellent road access. Nearby Huntingdon and St Neots offer a mainline train station to London’s Kings Cross. The village is in the Hinchingbrooke Secondary School catchment area and there is a bus service to Kimbolton School.
Day to day shopping is available at nearby Buckden and Brampton, both around 3 miles away, and there are many country walks such as around the reservoir and the 26-mile Three Shires Bridleway.
Nearby, is the popular and historic market town 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 village has a wide variety of shops, a doctor's surgery, chemist, post office and bank.