Property SummaryThought to be one of the oldest dwellings in Kimbolton, this attractive C15th timber framed house is conveniently situated in the centre of this historic market town, close to schools, shops & local amenities.
The property boasts a wealth of character and original features, including the timber framed chimney, exposed brick and stonework and moulded timbers. Requiring some updating to restore its former grace, the accommodation currently comprises a fine sitting room with fireplace, dining room, study, kitchen with utility area and a cloakroom. On the first floor are three bedrooms and a modern bathroom, with the original fourth bedroom used as a second bathroom with intriguing period fittings.
There is an enclosed flagstone courtyard to the rear, along with off-street parking.
Oak panelled front door
Quarry tiled floor, exposed beams and brick faced wall from the original chimney breast. Oak latch doors to Sitting Room and Dining Room.
Suite comprising hand basin and WC. Extractor fan, tiled floor, exposed brick and stone facings.
13' 1" x 10' (4.00m x 3.06m)
Timber flooring, exposed original wall and ceiling beams, recess with quarry tiling and exposed brickwork, fitted storage cupboard, storage radiator, three wall light points. Sliding sash window to front (secondary glazed), brick screen wall with leaded glazing and opening to:
11' 6" x 8' 8" (3.51m x 2.64m)
With brick and pamment floor. L- Shaped counter with inset double bowl sink and drainer and range of base units, fitted oven, grill and hob, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Exposed original wall and ceiling beams, casement window to side and leaded windows to rear. Opening to:
Rear Lobby/Utility Area
9' 3" x 4' 8" (2.82m x 1.42m)
With brick floor, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for additional appliances. Exposed beams, glazed/leaded door to rear courtyard garden.
15' x 12' 3" (4.57m x 3.73m)
Oak flooring, open fireplace with brick and stone chimney breast, oak bressumer and brick pamment hearth, exposed original beams and moulded ceiling cross beam, electric panel heater. Two sash windows to front with secondary glazing and glazed and leaded double doors to rear courtyard garden.
6' 7" x 5' 3" (2.01m x 1.60m)
Brick pamment floor, exposed beams, wall-mounted uplighter, window to side.
With glazed door from sitting room, oak flooring, fitted book shelving. Turning staircase to first floor.
9' 6" x 7' 4" (2.90m x 2.24m)
Oak floor, storage radiator. Two sash windows to front with internal shutters.
First Floor Landing
Part-vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, window to rear and inner landing ideal as additional study area. Built-in storage cupboard.
13' 3" x 12' 2" Max (4.04m x 3.71m)
Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and wing brace, fitted wardrobes and bedside cabinets. Casement window to front elevation.
11' 3" maximum x 7' 10" (3.43m x 2.39m)
Exposed beams, access to roof void. Casement window to front elevation.
Fitted with modern white suite comprising 'P'- Shaped bath with electric shower over, glazed screen and fully tiled surround, pedestal washbasin and low level WC. Mirrored cabinet with lighting, heated towel rail, wall mounted electric heater. Window to side.
11' 6" x 11' 2" (3.51m x 3.40m)
Exposed wall beams and brick fireplace recess. Sliding sash window to front elevation. Door to:
Walk-in Wardrobe/Dressing Area
9' 3" x 4' 5" (2.82m x 1.35m)
With hanging rail and shelving. Casement window to front.
8' 2" x 8' 2" (2.49m x 2.49m)
(Originally the fourth bedroom). Fitted with period suite comprising free standing enamelled roll top bath, cradle with washbasin and ‘Zone’ Victorian floral patterned WC with ‘The Mignon’ high level cistern. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, wall mounted electric heater and heated towel rail. Casement window to side.
Double timber gates to the side of the property open onto the flagstone courtyard garden, enclosed by high brick wall and with attractive water feature, mature climbing plants and potted shrubs.
We understand that the property enjoys a vehicular right of way to the side leading to off street parking.
The popular and historic village of Kimbolton boasts one of the area’s leading private schools, along with the well-regarded Kimbolton Primary Academy (formerly Overhills). Dominated by St Andrews Church at the northern end, the village High Street is a scene of constant village activity and boasts a wide variety of shops, post office, doctor’s surgery, chemist, garage and a newly-opened supermarket. Conveniently situated for road and rail use, main routes such as the A1, A14 and A428 are all within easy reach, with nearby Bedford, Huntingdon and St Neots offering mainline stations and a commuter service to London.
The University City of Cambridge lies less than 30 miles to the east with a Guided ‘bus service running from St Ives. Both London Luton and London Stansted are approx. one hour away.
Marketed by Town-and-Country.