Property SummaryKEY FEATURES: -
• Fine Example of an Early Victorian Home.
• Extended, Remodelled and Improved.
• Prominently Positioned with the Village.
• Exceptional Accommodation in Excess of 1,900 Sq. Ft.
• Drawing Room and Separate Formal Dining Room.
• Superb Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room.
• Reception Hall/Library with Fireplace.
• Master Bedroom with Dressing Area and En Suite.
• Three further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom.
• West Facing Formal Gardens.
• Extensive Private Parking and Large Garage/Workshop.
• Excellent Access to Schools, Road and Rail Links.
Known to been a former public house, Three Shuttles originally dates from the early Victorian era but has been lovingly transformed in recent years to offer exceptional accommodation for the discerning family.
The property has charming elevations with six sash windows to the front and enjoys a good size plot with attractive formal gardens. It occupies a prominent position within the popular village of Tilbrook, convenient for local facilities and major road and rail links.
Canopy porch and hardwood front door with glazed panels to large reception hall, ideal as a library or snug, with wood flooring, book shelving and an open fireplace with dog grate. There is a turning hardwood staircase leading to the first floor.
The drawing room is beautifully light with a window to front, a walk-in bay and also French doors opening onto the formal garden area. The fireplace has a brick pamment hearth and houses a multi-fuel stove. The separate formal dining room has a sash window to the front, fitted alcove cupboards and shelving.
The large kitchen/breakfast with slate-tiled floor features counter-tops to three sides, inset sink and drainer, a comprehensive range of cabinets with pelmet lighting, fitted oven, induction hob and extractor hood, space for dishwasher and ‘fridge/freezer. A Rayburn Royal serves the central heating and hot water system.
The slate floor continues into the family room with its superb vaulted ceiling and Velux roof lights, wonderful free-standing wood burner and French doors opening onto the terrace and garden. There is ample space for a large dining table and other furniture.
A utility area/rear lobby is off the kitchen with tiled floor, storage cupboards appliance space and glazed door to the second garden area. The adjacent cloakroom has a tiled floor, WC and hand basin.
The spacious and comfortable master bedroom features a range of fitted wardrobes, dressing area and en suite shower room. There are three more bedrooms - two of which doubles - and a large family bathroom with bath and separate double shower enclosure.
14' 11" x 12' (4.55m x 3.66m)
21' 2" x 12' 6" (6.45m x 3.81m)
12' x 9' 10" (3.65m x 3.00m)
24' 11" x 8' 8" (7.60m x 2.65m)
16' 9" x 10' 4" (5.10m x 3.15m)
First Floor Landing
14' 9" x 12' 6" (4.50m x 3.80m)
En Suite Shower Room
11' 8" x 8' 10" (3.55m x 2.70m)
11' 6" x 8' 8" (3.50m x 2.65m)
11' 10" x 10' (3.60m x 3.06m)
16' 3" x 15' 7" (4.95m x 4.75m) Overall
A particular feature of Three Shuttles is the fine outdoor environment offering formal gardens and excellent entertaining space.
A five bar gate opens onto extensive hardstanding with parking for several cars and leading to a large garage/workshop with pantiled roof. There are raised shrub beds, pergola and mature trees. The west facing formal gardens are private from the road being fully enclosed by fencing and hedgerow and feature a large patio area and expanse of lawn interspersed with mature trees and surrounded by well stocked flower and shrub beds.
Full oil-fired central heating via Rayburn stove.
The solar panels are owned outright.
The property is believed to have been built around 1840. It is not Listed.
Marketed by Town-and-Country.
The attractive and well located village of Tilbrook benefits from a recently renovated pub/restaurant, village hall, church and playground. Nearby Kimbolton is a scene of constant village activity with its High Street dominated by one of the area's leading private schools at one end and St Andrews Church at the other. There is a wide variety of shops, cafes, two pubs, chemist with post office, health centre, dentists, garage and supermarket. Conveniently situated for road and rail use, the A14 is approximately 4 miles to the north, the A1 is 7 miles to the south, and both Huntingdon and St Neots offer mainline stations providing a commuter service to London’s Kings Cross. Cambridge is approximately 28 miles to the east.
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