Property SummaryKEY FEATURES: -
• Charming and Characterful Grade II Listed Cottage.
• Two Reception Rooms with Fireplaces.
• Fabulous Oak-Framed Garden Room.
• Superb Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining Room with Granite Counters and Quality Cabinets.
• Three Comfortable Bedrooms.
• Bathroom and Two Additional Cloaks/WC.
• Practical Laundry/Utility Room.
• Superb Plot with Beautifully Landscaped Gardens and Summerhouse.
• Large Detached Garage with Workshop Area.
A delightful peg-tiled C18th cottage, set well back from the road on a fine mature plot within this sought-after and convenient location. The property has been substantially upgraded, extended and improved by the present owners to offer comfortable, characterful accommodation with modern comforts to complement its fine original features, exposed timbers, latch doors and brick fireplaces.
The front door opens into a lobby area which leads to the spacious lounge with brick fireplace and a ‘snug’ separated by vertical timbers and part of the original outside wall. The second sitting room also features a brick fireplace which incorporates a wood burning stove. There is a ground floor bathroom with travertine floor tiles and modern 4-piece suite.
The superb kitchen/dining room extends to over 22 feet with oak and tiled flooring and is comprehensively fitted with a range of quality cabinets under granite counters, tiled recess for range cooker with pelmet and extractor hood. Double doors then open into the wonderful oak framed garden room with extensive glazing, vaulted ceiling, tiled flor and French doors to the rear terrace.
The large utility room houses an extensive range of wall and base units and concealed plumbing for washing machine - and doubles as a practical rear porch providing access to the rear garden. It also houses the cloakroom/WC.
A polished timbers staircase rises from the sitting room to the first floor landing with a cosy study area. There are three bedrooms – two doubles and an excellent single – all with charming exposed timbers and a separate WC and washbasin.
A particular feature of Dobney Cottage is the fabulous outdoor environment, with its formal garden and entertaining space. The property is set back from the road behind a mature hedgerow, with a well-kept lawn, flower and shrub beds. An electrically-operated five-bar gate opens onto the block paved driveway providing hardstanding for several vehicle and access to the garage. The rear gardens are extensive yet beautifully private and have been fully landscaped to offer a fine expanse of lawn interspersed with a variety of specimen trees and shrubs, raised beds with brick retaining walls, pathways, large flagstone terrace and water feature.
There is a period style summerhouse with peg tiled roof and leaded windows and a substantial garage with workshop area.
16' 5" x 12' 6" (5.00m x 3.80m)
14' x 12' 6" (4.26m x 3.80m)
22' 8" x 12' 2" (6.90m x 3.70m)
10' 6" x 8' 2" (3.20m x 2.50m)
Utility Room and Rear Porch
21' 10" x 5' 9" (6.66m x 1.75m)
First Floor Landing
12' 10" x 11' 10" (3.90m x 3.60m)
12' x 9' 10" (3.65m x 3.00m)
12' 2" x 6' 7" (3.70m x 2.00m)
27' 7" x 15' 1" maximum (8.40m x 4.60m)
9' 2" x 9' 2" (2.80m x 2.80m)
Grade II Listing
The property is described by English Heritage as: - C18 cottage, timber-framed and roughcast rendered with brick foundations and central ridge stack. Plain tile roof. One- storey and attic. Two horizontal sliding sash windows with glazing bars, central plank door.
Marketed by Town-and-Country.
Stonely is a designated conservation area, within the parish of Kimbolton, to the west of Huntingdonshire and close to Bedfordshire border. It is situated on the B645 in the valley of the River Kym amongst the rolling landscape which characterises the western edge of the district. The A1 is about 5.7 miles south east giving excellent access both north and south and to the A14/M11. Main line commuter service to London’s Kings Cross is available at St Neots and Huntingdon. Bedford is approximately 14 mls and Cambridge 26 mls. The airports of Stansted and Luton can be reached in approx. one hour. Nearby Kimbolton boasts one of the area's leading private schools, along with the well-regarded Kimbolton Primary Academy. The village has a variety of shops, doctor's, dentist, chemist with post office, supermarket and two ‘pubs.
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