High Street, Hilton PE28

High Street, Hilton PE28

3 - 4 Bedroom | Freehold | 3 Reception Rooms | 2 Baths

Guide price £695,000
Huntingdon 4.8 miles
Scotts Crescent 0.1 miles
Wood Lane 1.9 miles

A beautifully presented 3-4 bedroom grade ll listed cottage in the heart of this highly regarded village. Completely restored to an exceptional high standard with contemporary finishes throughout.

A beautifully presented 3-4 bedroom grade ll listed cottage in the heart of this highly regarded village. Completely restored to an exceptional high standard with contemporary finishes throughout.

• Restored to an exceptional high standard
• 2/3 reception rooms
• 3/4 double bedrooms
• 2 luxury bath/ shower rooms
• Superb high specification kitchen living room

Hilton is a picturesque village with many local facilities including a post office/general store, village hall, 2 churches and a public house. The large village green, surrounded by a mix of impressive modern and period buildings,
has a 55ft diameter turf maze/labyrinth, cut by William Sparrow in 1660 and is one of only 8 remaining in the country. More comprehensive facilities are available in St Ives and Huntingdon. Primary school education is available in the neighbouring villages of Elsworth and Fenstanton with secondary school education at the highly
regarded Swavesey Village College (about 6.5 miles). The village is also well served for sports enthusiasts with cricket and football clubs and there are golf courses in St Ives, Brampton and Hemingford Abbots with sailing and windsurfing at the Hunts Sailing Club in St Ives and at Grafham Water.

For the commuter, a mainline railway station at
Huntingdon provides a fast service to London's King's Cross in about 50 minutes, the nearby A14 links with the A1/M1 to the north and the M11 to the south and the recently opened Guided Busway provides regular services to Cambridge with many stops including Cambridge Science Park, Cambridge North and Addenbrookes Hospital.

Cob Cottage, is a quintessential grade II listed thatched home which has been sympathetically restored and extended in close cooperation with the local Conservation Department by a highly experienced development and restoration team.

With 3/4 large bedrooms, three reception rooms including a smart kitchen living room complete with a Charnwood multifuel stove.

It has two Burlington traditional style bath/shower rooms with a stone resin statement bath requiring steel lintels to support its weight. It comes with the charm of old and the benefit of new. It is well insulated, with underfloor heating
in the newly constructed part and cast thermostatic radiators in the original part, has all new double-glazed bespoke sliding sash hardwood windows and the exterior is covered in specialist breathable thermal render.

The thatch by the award-winning Dodson brothers is made of the most durable Norfolk water reed covering the fire resistant thatch protection system.

The house flows from a cosy 18th century area with its own staircase to a light filled rear entrance hall accessing utility, cloakroom and additional vaulted ceiling bedrooms via a wide light and bright second staircase. The smart hand
painted Farrow and Ball palette kitchen is kitted out with high end Neff appliances, has a bespoke cooker canopy, lots of storage, a huge integral bin system and a water softener.

French windows open out from the living area onto a natural stone south facing terrace surrounded by garden and the oak clad new extension. Heritage brick forms a magnificent chimney.

The restored sign on the garden gate was hand carved by Richard Garnett the last of the Bloomsbury Set to own Cob Cottage. The cottage and adjacent Hilton Hall are steeped in history.

Floors are finished in stone, oak and 100% wool carpets. The property comes with the benefit of a 10-year IWC structural guarantee. All items’ individual warranties will be passed on to the new owner in the home manual.

Additional Information:

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage

Local Authority: Huntingdon District Council

Council Tax Band: B

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Carter Jonas on 01223 472011

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Parking available
Off Street Parking
Additional attributes
Total Sq Ft
1,787 (166 Sq M) approx.
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