3 Kimbolton Avenue
Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3AD
- Late Victorian detached property
- Six bedrooms; one en suite and bathroom
- Four separate reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility room and two cloakrooms
- Gas to radiator heating
- Landscaped south facing gardens
- Driveway, single garage and electric car charging point
A late Victorian five double bedroom double fronted detached property with a driveway, a garage and a walled south facing garden.
The property dates from the 1890s and retains period features which include an original tiled floor in the entrance hall, moulded ceiling covings, traditional fireplaces and a combination of sash and leaded light stained glass windows. These features have been blend successfully with a modern open plan fitted kitchen/breakfast room and traditional style white sanitaryware. In addition to the kitchen, there are four separate reception rooms, a utility room and a cloakroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there are six bedrooms, all with character features. The master bedroom has an en suite and there is a refitted family bathroom and a first floor cloakroom. There is scope to convert the roof space subject to local authority planning permission. The driveway is opposite the house and provides parking for one car and access to the garage which has twin timber doors and power connected. There is also an external electric car charging point.
The sitting room has a bay window overlooking the rear garden and a period fireplace with an open grate. The dining room and study both have sash windows to the front, and the study has fitted storage cupboards and shelving. The dining room has a stained glass leaded light window, a feature marble fireplace and exposed oak flooring. The snug has a range of fitted bookshelves.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a custom built range of painted Shaker style units with quartz worksurfaces incorporating a sink and drainer. A recess houses a range cooker with extractor above and there is an integrated dishwasher. The utility room has matching units and worksurfaces and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The breakfast area has recessed illuminated display shelving, wine rack and part glazed doors to the two outdoor entertaining areas.
The front garden has been designed to an original Victorian theme and has iron railings with a central iron gate and quarry tiled path. The south facing walled rear garden is a particular feature and has two separate outdoor entertaining areas. The rest of the garden is mainly lawned with well stocked borders, including a vegetable border, and an ornamental fish pond. There are two garden sheds.
Kimbolton Avenue is situated just off Kimbolton Road approximately 0.5 miles from Bedford town centre. Rail services from Bedford station to St. Pancras International take just 47 minutes. Local amenities include Bedford's Victorian park and the Harpur Trust schools.