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Grass Yard, Kimbolton

  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 2
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24 High St
PE28 0HA

Property Summary

Spacious three bedroom former Victorian School House set in a lovely quiet location within a short walk of the High Street . Within the grounds there is a substantial studio/workshop/double garage which would lend itself to conversion to further accommodation. The main living areas in the house have tall elegant ceilings, synonymous with a home of this period. The accommodation extends to the living room which overlooks the rear garden. The separate formal Dining Room is big enough to be a more versatile family room and there is a kitchen, laundry room and guest cloakroom. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with en Suite, two further bedrooms and family bathroom.

A most unexpected feature of the property is the mature and really most attractive walled garden. It offers both a high degree of privacy and views of the Kimbolton Church Spire. There is also a garage and ample parking.

Full Details

original timber panelled front door:

Entrance Hall
Arched mullioned windows to side. Hand made turning staircase to first floor. Double radiator.

Guest Cloakroom/WC
6' 11" x 4' 9" (2.10m x 1.46m)
Tiled floor, two piece suite, cloaks hanging space, radiator, fitted shelving, arched window to side.

Main Living Room
24' 6" x 19' 8" (7.48m x 6.00m)
With superb views over the garden and three pairs of French Casement doors leading to terrace. Feature corner fireplace with stone surround, marble hearth and teak mantle, built in book shelving, cocktail cabinet, polished wood flooring, two radiators, sash window to front elevation. Doors leading to dining room and kitchen.

Dining Room/Family Room
18' 3" x 9' 3" (5.56m x 2.83m)
Two arched sash windows to front elevation, four wall light points and two radiators.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
15' x 9' 11" (4.56m x 3.02m)
Refitted and upgraded in recent times to include a stainless steel single drainer set in work top with cupboards and drawers under. Adjoining worktop with further cupboard space. Range of wall cabinets. Tiling splash backs and water sensitive areas. Built in Microwave and oven. Additional 'Dresser style area with worktop, cupboards and drawers under, wall cabinets. Space for fridge/freezer. Double radiator. Elegant arched window giving views to the rear garden and gracious tall ceiling.

Utility/Laundry Room
9' 3" x 5' 10" (2.83m x 1.79m)
Refitted in units that match the kitchen. Base units with worktop over. Pantry cupboard with fitted shelving. Plumbing for automatic washing machine, radiator. Window to side elevation and door to outside.

First Floor Landing
With access to insulated roof space and eaves storage, exposed wall and ceiling beams, large walk in shelved airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Double radiator, Velux window to rear elevation and port hole style window enjoying views of the Church Spire.

Master Bedroom
12' 3" x 10' 4" (3.73m x 3.14m)
Exposed beams, walk in shelved cupboard, double radiator, fitted mirrored wardrobes, double glazed window to front elevation and door to:

En Suite Shower Room
Refitted with three piece suite comprising low flush Wc, wash basin and tiled shower enclosure with glazed screen and thermostatic power shower. Radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, under floor heating, fully tiled walls, inset ceiling spot lights, Velux window to rear elevation.

Bedroom Three
11' 5" x 10' 4" (3.47m x 3.14m)
Exposed beams,, inset ceiling spot lights x 3, double panelled radiator, recessed alcove with limited head restrictions window to side elevation.

Bedroom Two
11' 0" x 10' 4" (3.36m x 3.14m)
Exposed beams, fitted wardrobes, additional cupboards with shelving, radiator, inset ceiling spot lights, window to front elevation.

Three piece suite refitted in 2016 and comprising steps that lead to a lower area with panelled bath, along with a tiled vanity area, exposed beams and picture window overlooking rear garden. Vanity wash basin with tiled surround and cupboards under, low level wc. Heated towel rail/radiator.

The property is approached by Grass yard, with gravelled driveway offering ample parking/turning area. Front dwarf brick wall. Various outbuildings including boiler house with low level wc, wash basin, oil fired boiler serving domestic water and central heating system, various wall cupboards with power and lighting. Workshop/Garage approx. 20ft x 10ft with power and light and up and over door, Rear Workshop measuring approx. 16ft x 11ft with power, water and lighting connected, further Office approx. 15ft x 11ft with telephone point, power and light connected. Car Port, further wc with washbasin, fuel store with oil storage tank.

WALLED REAR GARDEN. Given that the property is only a few steps away from the main high Street then the most unexpected feature of the property is the mature and attractive walled garden. It offers both a high degree of privacy and views of the Kimbolton Church Spire. The gardens are laid to lawn with weaved edging to form borders, imaginatively interspersed with a variety of trees and shrubs. Feature rockery with fishpond, seated patio area, full width raised and paved terrace/patio area, pagoda with climbing plants. There is also outside lighting that make alfresco evening dining a very atmospheric event.

A few years ago the present owners made an enquiry with Huntingdon District Council to convert the garage and outbuilding; which in the past were the former canteen and kitchen. This would then become an annexe adjacent to the house. The result would have been a 1 1/2 storey dwelling. Case reference 1107313PENQ.

Marketed by Town-and-Country

24 High St
PE28 0HA
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