High Street, Kimbolton
- Superb Residential/Commercial Property
- Business/Investment Opportunity
- Characterful Family Accommodation
- Home to Established and Successful Business
- Excellent High Street Position
- Potential for Further Residential Conversion (subject to planning)
- 2,260 Square Feet Overall
Property SummaryA unique opportunity to acquire a fine family home and business/investment, centrally positioned on Kimbolton’s delightful High Street and conveniently located for major road and rail links.
The property has been substantially upgraded and sympathetically improved by the present owner to offer comfortable, characterful accommodation with modern enhancements to complement its fine original features, delightfully combining exposed timbers with contemporary bathroom and kitchen fittings.
Extending to over 2,250 square feet overall, the property currently comprises two retail units of approximately 310 sq. ft. and 250 sq. ft, along with associated storage, kitchen and washroom facilities. There are three additional rooms on the ground floor which are ideal as sales areas, living space or home working. The first-floor residential apartment comprises a spacious lounge and dining room, two double bedrooms, well fitted kitchen and bathroom with both bath and separate shower.
There is a quaint paved courtyard providing a variety of uses including as a merchandising forecourt or for excellent outdoor entertaining space.
The property houses the thriving ‘Truffles and Twine’ business, specialising in fine gifts and homeware, and the owner is prepared to discuss the optional transfer of the business – equipment, stock and goodwill – to interested parties if appropriate.
Front Retail Unit
7.71m x 3.73m (25' 4" x 12' 3")
3.84m x 3.30m (12' 7" x 10' 10")
Door to passageway.
3.51m x 2.77m (11' 6" x 9' 1")
3.58m x 2.51m (11' 9" x 8' 3")
Stairs to first floor. Door to yard.
Retail Unit 2
5.92m x 3.89m (19' 5" x 12' 9")
Cloakroom/WC, storage, stairs to first floor store room.
Stairs to second floor.
6.22m x 5.56m (20' 5" x 18' 3")
3.71m x 3.56m (12' 2" x 11' 8")
Inner Landing/Utility Cupboard
3.71m x 3.53m (12' 2" x 11' 7")
8.51m x 2.51m (27' 11" x 8' 3")
Some restricted head height.
5.13m x 3.76m (16' 10" x 12' 4")
En Suite Cloaks/WC
The historic market town of Kimbolton boasts one of the area's leading private schools, along with the well-regarded Kimbolton Primary Academy. The High Street is a scene of constant activity and boasts a wide variety of shops and eateries, chemist with post office, dentist, garage and small supermarket. There is also a Health Centre in nearby Hunters Way. Conveniently situated for road and rail use, main routes such as the A1, A428 and newly upgraded A14 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, with East Midlands and Birmingham around 1hr 15mins.
Grade II Listed and described by English Heritage as:
C19 shop with earlier rear wing. Two storeys, side passage to north-east. Rendered walls; low pitched slate roof, ridge stack to north-west. Single first floor hung sash window with glazing bars. Large shop window flanked by two doors. Shop door half glazed and side passage door.
Listing NGR: TL0999767740
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