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40 High Street
PE28 0HA

Selling Price: £1,100,000 Freehold

Oliver Russell Property Consultants are delighted to bring to the market, a substantial Grade II Listed Town House situated in the historic small market town of Kimbolton, it is understood that the property was substantially re-built following a fire in 1684, and has been imaginatively upgraded over recent years to provide a period home with modern practical living space. The house is within walking distance of Kimbolton School and has the amenities of the High Street on its door step.

The property provides generous family accommodation on three floors and has been subject to ongoing improvements to produce a house providing the benefit of period features with more contemporary open plan living space.

Kimbolton provides an eclectic mixture of homes and businesses with numerous independent retail operators, a Grade I Listed Church, two Public Houses with restaurants, a dentist, butchers, hardware store and chemist. The retail coverage has been improved with a small Budgens Supermarket opening on Thrapston Road, the village also has its own Doctors surgery and Medical Centre.

At one end of the village is Kimbolton Castle an imposing building of national historic importance with links to King Harrold, Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon. The former seat of the Dukes of Manchester the Castle since 1951 has been a school.

Kimbolton hosts the leading independent Kimbolton School, providing pre prep, prep and senior schooling. The town also provides the Kimbolton Primary School State primary school.

Alternative independent schools are available at Bedford (14 miles) including Bedford School, Bedford Girls School, Bedford Modern School, Rushmoor and St Andrews Schools. Oundle School is approximately 18 miles to the North West. State secondary schools, Longsands and Hinchingbrook are situated in St Neots ( 9 miles) and Huntingdon (7 miles) respectively.

The property is situated on the High Street in the centre of the small market town of Kimbolton and is approximately 8 miles to the larger market town of St Neots, where extensive retail and leisure facilities are available with the addition of a mainline railway station, providing regular direct access services to London Kings Cross in approximately 45 minutes.

Six panel front door from the High Street, to, initial double height entrance hall.

Glazed fan light window above door and first floor window from galleried walkway to front elevation, re-claimed oak flooring, two radiators. The hall opens out through to the main living area with the Drawing Room to the front of the property.

Drawing Room: 5.26m (17ft 3in) x 4.09m (13ft 5in)
Feature brick fire place with oak mantle and stone hearth, exposed beams to ceiling, re-claimed oak flooring, three sash windows to front elevation, suspended contemporary spotlight fittings.

Cloak Room & Cloak Storage :
Re-claimed oak flooring, wash hand basin, WC, heated chrome towel rail, half height tongue and groove paneling.

There is cloak storage available in the inner hall, and a storage cupboard, radiator.

Day Room: 4.95m (16ft 3in) x 3.38m (11ft 1in)
Open full height glass paneled internal windows to the Day Room. Reclaimed oak flooring, radiator, exposed beams to ceiling, contemporary suspended spotlights.

Living Space: 13.64m (44ft 9in) x 4.32m (14ft 2in)
The main living area to the rear of the property at ground floor is open plan combining dining area, lounge and kitchen, a practical and contemporary twist for modern family living in a period Town House.

Relaxed informal lounge, with full height tri-folding doors to the rear garden, allowing the entire back of the lounge to be opened up into the rear garden.

Re-claimed oak flooring, brick built fire place with wood burning stove in-situ, Perspex atrium overhead, radiators.

Dining Area:
The dining area seats 8-10 diners in comfort, with re-claimed oak flooring, radiators, and flows into the lounge space and bar area with glazed atrium over head.

Kitchen: 5.94m (19ft 6in) x 4.42m (14ft 6in)
Delightful open plan hand built kitchen flowing into the main lounge and dining area. The kitchen benefits from a newly tiled floor, a full range of base and eye level units and an oak topped central island unit with one and a half sink with contemporary mixer tap. The kitchen provides integral fridge/freezer, dishwasher, domestic bin, an Elan stove with 6 ring electric hob. The kitchen has excellent natural light through French windows to the rear garden, side windows and two Velux units.

To the front of the kitchen is a walk in larder with marble shelving.

Utility Drying Room:
Fully tiled floors and walls the room provides space for washing machine and tumble dryer, shelf storage, extractor facility, wall mounted thermostat.

Shop: 5.31m (17ft 5in) x 4.09m (13ft 5in)
Access door from house to shop, the shop leading onto the High Street with a 19th Century shop front with twin curved fully glazed bay windows and fully glazed front door.

First floor galleried landing benefiting from excellent natural light, with windows to rear aspect and views over the roof terrace and East Street beyond, the landing is accessed via two separate stair cases.

Bedroom 2: 5.18m (17ft 0in) x 4.27m (14ft 0in)
Large double bedroom with two sash windows over looking Kimbolton High Street, wood flooring, beamed ceiling with impressive ceiling height, extensive integral wardrobes, radiator.

Bedroom 3 - Living Room: 5.69m (18ft 8in) x 5.16m (16ft 11in)
Currently utilised as a generous home office, this delightful room could equally be utilised as an additional living room or a large double bedroom. There are two sash windows to the front elevation, over looking the High Street, wood flooring, a brick built fireplace with Oak mantle, exposed beams to ceiling.

Bedroom 4: 5.23m (17ft 2in) x 3.45m (11ft 4in)
Double bedroom, wood flooring, radiator, windows to side and rear elevations.

Rear Landing:
Wood floors, windows overlooking the roof seating area, doors to:

Bathroom :
Recently re-fitted generous family bathroom, fully tiled floor and walls, exposed ceiling beams, window to side aspect. The bathroom benefits from a free standing roll top bath with chrome shower attachment, wash hand basin and WC, chrome heated towel rail, glass door to oversized shower enclosure.

Shower Room:
Shower room with fully tiled floor and walls, window to side aspect, radiator, WC and wash hand basin, glass door to oversized shower enclosure.

Bedroom 5:
Large double bedroom, windows to side and rear aspect, with roof top views over the rear courtyard garden, and East Street.

Stairs to Second Floor.

2nd Floor:
The entire second floor is currently utilised as a large master bedroom suite with Master Bedroom, incorporating en-suite shower room and uses bedrooms 6 & 7 as two dressing rooms.

Bedroom 1: 10m (32ft 10in) x 4.22m (13ft 10in)
Very generous master bedroom suite, there are three sets of sash windows overlooking the High Street, the bedroom has wooden flooring, exposed beams, radiators.

The En-suite shower area, incorporates an oversized shower enclosure, “his & hers” wash hand basins, WC and bidet.

Rear landing to

Dressing Room : 5.33m (17ft 6in) x 2.67m (8ft 9in)
Mansard walls, windows to side and rear aspects, with stunning views over East Street to the rear window. Bedroom 7 is currently utilised as a dressing room/ walk in wardrobe.

Bedroom 6 Dressing Room : 5.36m (17ft 7in) x 2.34m (7ft 8in)
Mansard beamed walls, wooden flooring, radiator, windows to side aspect. Bedroom 6 is currently utilised as a dressing room / walk in wardrobe.

Bedroom 6 Walk In Wardrobe :
Mansarded walk in wardrobe to rear of Bedroom 6 Dressing Room

Walled Rear Garden : 20m (65ft 7in) x 15m (49ft 3in)

Charming walled rear garden, with Wisteria covered rear pergola, providing a shaded dining area, directly to the rear of the house, the garden opens up with York Stone courtyard and unrivalled views of the Grade I Listed, St Andrews Church. The low maintenance garden has a tropical pine tree. Wooden steps to the flat roof seating area with views over East Street beyond.

To the end of the garden is a wooden shed housing the recently installed, Black Star Wood pellet boiler and hopper, providing the central heating for the house. The boiler is subject to a contract providing the owner with approximately £8,000 a year subsidy for approximately the next 2 years further details available on request.