Ideally positioned on a mature private plot within the centre of Louth, this superbly appointed family home offers contemporary living accommodation having undergone complete transformation and extension by the current vendors. A very versatile home currently set up with separate 2 bed/2 bathroom luxury Annex currently run as a successful holiday cottage and offers great potential to be incorporated into the main dwelling. Boasting a stunning new open plan kitchen living space, two reception rooms, utility and pantry while upstairs 3 large bedrooms, two with ensuites and further retro style family bathroom. Set back from the road with ample private parking and beautiful sunny rear gardens overlooking parkland.
Directions From St. James' church, travel a short distance along Upgate and take the second left turning into Mercer Row. Follow the road around which becomes Eastgate, travel to the far end of the town centre and at the two mini roundabouts, carry straight on. Continue for a short distance and the property will be found on the left-hand side.
The Property This handsome detached Period house is believed to date back to the 1950s with a superb architectural design having brick-faced walls with pitched roof covering and benefitting from an impressive, recently built extension in 2021, which provides the stunning kitchen/living/dining area. A superb open light space having large Velux skylights and bifold doors opening into the garden. Heating to this area is via underfloor system controlled wirelessly by a Hive remote thermostat connected to a Worcester gas-fired boiler with radiators to the remainder of the property. The property is finished to the highest of standards boasting oak staircase and oak-framed leaded windows and to the ground floor are contemporary crittall style doors. Adjacent the property is the superb luxury two-bedroom annexe unit boasting en suite rooms to both bedrooms and having separated garden to rear. The annexe is currently run as very successful holiday accommodation, details of which can be provided on request. The house stands in mature, generous gardens with walled front driveway providing privacy despite the central town location, with the garden dropping away to the rear overlooking beautiful neighbouring parkland.
Accommodation (Approximate room dimensions are shown on the floor plans which are indicative of the room layout and not to specific scale)
Entrance Porch Oak-framed porch with oak stable doors and courtesy lighting to either side with solid oak front entrance door, having frosted glass window to centre into the:
Entrance Hall A spacious and bright hallway having oak staircase leading to first floor. Timber panelling to half-height walls with period column radiator, storage cupboard to side and understairs, Hive remote thermostat to wall and floor to ceiling window to far end with attractive tiling to floor and crittall style doors giving access to principal rooms.
Drawing Room A superb, spacious reception room having large walk-in bay window to front with oak patio doors leading to rear garden. Well-appointed throughout and having retro style open fireplace to side and oak flooring.
Sitting Room Positioned at the front, having herringbone style oak flooring with fireplace to side with cast iron insert and timber surround with inset coal-effect gas fire. Connecting door through to kitchen/living area. A very versatile room and currently used as a home working space.
Kitchen Living Room A superb recent addition to the property creating a stunning open plan family living space, ideal for entertaining, with high ceilings and vaulted to one side with four large Velux windows and bi-fold doors onto rear garden, with further floor to ceiling and connecting ceiling windows, creating a brilliant and bright space that connects well with the adjacent patio and al fresco dining area. The kitchen benefits from a large range of base and wall units, having contrasting Shaker style doors with twin central islands giving separate cooking and breakfast bar areas with quality worktops and twin inset sinks with gold pull-out taps and built-in coffee bar area to one side. The kitchen has a large range of high-quality, built-in appliances including Neff twin eye-level ovens, combination oven and steam oven, whilst the island has a Neff induction hob and AEG gas hob with ceiling-mounted extractor, Neff dishwasher, Hoover wine cooler, bin unit and Samsung American style fridge/freezer with the room extending to provide the sitting area with built-in home entertainment area to one side. To the front is the dining area with beautiful bay window overlooking the front driveway with built-in window seat and intricate panelling to walls. Further side access door with the whole room having the benefit of underfloor heating covered in wood plank-effect tiles.
Pantry Range of base and wall units providing useful storage with granite worktop, tiling to splashbacks and alcove area with oak shelving and continuation of wood plank-effect tiled floor.
Utility Room Having built-in units finished in light grey Shaker style with worktop and single bowl white ceramic sink. Window to side and space and plumbing for stacked washing machine and dryer. Integrated Hotpoint under-counter freezer and wall-mounted Worcester gas fired boiler. Spot to ceiling and oak plank-effect tiling to floor, extending to rear giving access to garden via a fully glazed uPVC door with sliding door into:
WC High-level Heritage style WC with wash basin and storage cupboards below. Tiled splashback and tile-effect flooring. Heated towel rail and frosted glass window to side.
First Floor Landing Having oak banister, carpeted floors and panelling to half-height walls. Window over stairs and attractive ceiling rose with further spotlights. Airing cupboard to side having hot water tank with immersion heater.
Master Bedroom Superb grand and tastefully decorated room with windows to front and rear. Good range of built-in wardrobes with oak doors and drawers. Carpeted floor with opening into Dressing Area having built-in cupboards to side with worktop and wash hand basin. Mirror with lighting to either side. Tiling to floor and oak folding door into:
En Suite Luxury style en suite having walk-in shower with pivoting door, thermostatic mixer with rainfall and hand-held attachments. Fully tiled walls and floors with herringbone feature tiling to end and window to rear. Low-level WC, wash hand basin with storage drawer below, heated towel rail and radiator with extractor fan to wall and spotlights to ceiling.
Bedroom 2 Positioned at the front with large window, carpeted flooring, neutral decoration, built-in wardrobe to side, with further doors enclosing a built in Belfast sink with mirror over.
Bedroom 3 At the rear with windows to two aspects. Carpeted floor, neutral decoration and door through to:
En Suite Having corner shower cubicle, low-level WC and wash hand basin. Tiling to wet areas, panelling to half-height walls. Heated towel rail, window to side, spotlights and extractor fan to ceiling and tile-effect floor.
Family Bathroom Having a superb art-deco style suite consisting of bath with hand shower attachment, wash hand basin and low-level WC. Retro style tiling to walls, heated towel rail, cupboard to side and high-level window. Extractor fan, spotlights to ceiling and tile-effect floor.
Lodge (Annex) Reception Oak front entrance door with coded door lock. Welcoming reception area with oak flooring and sky lantern to centre allowing light to flood the space. Bi-fold doors leading to separated annexe cottage garden, having paved patio, exterior lighting, hedged and fenced boundary with planted borders and gravel area. The living area has wall-mounted electrics for television with built-in speakers to wall, seating area to centre and space for dining table to side with opening through to:
Kitchen Having range of base and wall units finished with gloss white doors, granite work surfaces and tiling to splashback. Range of built-in appliances including Siemens electric oven, CDA gas hob, Stoves dishwasher, Candy washing machine and built-under Neff fridge and freezer. Single bowl stainless steel sink and Velux skylight with spotlights to ceiling.
Bedroom 1 A generous double bedroom with high ceilings and patio doors onto garden. Sliding panel giving access to wardrobe space and chest of drawers. Spotlights to ceiling and carpeted floor with door through to:
En Suite Bathroom Superb boutique style bathroom having fully tiled walls in travertine style with matching floor. Superb sky lantern to ceiling with built-in speakers and spotlights. Extractor fan to wall, heated towel rail with free-standing bath to one end with hand shower attachment. Low-level WC, wash hand basin with wall-mounted mirror with downlighters.
Bedroom 2 A further double bedroom with slim windows to front. Part-vaulted ceiling with spotlights. Carpeted floor and high-level electrics for television.
En Suite Having corner shower cubicle with thermostatic mixer, fully tiled walls in travertine style with low-level WC, wash hand basin, heated chrome towel rail, shaver point and tiling to floor. Frosted glass window to side with extractor fan and spotlights to ceiling. Sliding door to side giving access for storage of laundry and linen.
Outside The property is set well back from the road having brilliant privacy provided by high-level brick wall and mature bushes and trees, creating a tranquil and private spot set well in the centre of Louth market town, just a few minutes' walk to shops. Vehicle access to side leading to the large gravel drive providing parking for multiple vehicles, with further pedestrian gate to right hand side. Fencing to side boundaries and separate access to main dwelling and annexe to left hand side.
Garden Superb patio al fresco dining and barbecue area, adjacent bi-fold doors enjoying the afternoon and evening sun with superb views beyond the property across neighbouring parkland. Steps down to lawned area with hedged boundaries and planted borders extending into various gravelled areas with fire pit and seating area to side, surrounded by mature trees. Further grass area to far bottom boundary overlooking neighbouring parkland and pond with superb views of the Grade II Listed mausoleum and gothic ruin just a few yards away. Positioned to the side and ideal for the keen gardener is a garden store and potting shed with outside light and power points provided.
Location Louth is a popular market town with three busy markets each week, many individual shops, highly regarded primary, secondary and grammar schools and many cafes, bars and restaurants. Grimsby is approximately 16 miles to the north whilst Lincoln is some 25 miles to the south-west.
Louth has a recently completed sports and swimming complex, many local clubs, athletics and football grounds, tennis academy and courts, golf and bowling with attractive parks on the west side of town in Hubbard's Hills and Westgate Fields. The town has a thriving theatre and a cinema. The coast is about 10 miles away from Louth at its nearest point and the area around Louth has many fine country walks and bridleways.
Viewing Strictly by prior appointment through the selling agent.
General Information The particulars of this property are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers. No responsibility is to be assumed for individual items. No appliances have been tested. Fixtures, fittings, carpets and curtains are excluded unless otherwise stated. Plans/Maps are not to specific scale, are based on information supplied and subject to verification by a solicitor at sale stage. We are advised that the property is connected to mains gas, electricity, water and drainage but no utility searches have been carried out to confirm at this stage. The property is in Council Tax band F.
Property Ref: 101134006512
- Beautiful versatile home in the centre of Louth
- No onward chain
- 3 bedroom house with attached 2 bed luxury Annex
- Improved and extended to create stunning open plan kitchen living area
- Open garden outlook to rear across parkland
- Annex currently run as successful boutique holiday cottage
- 3 bedrooms and bathrooms to main house
- High end kitchen with built in appliances
- Virtual tour available
- Potential for annex to be incorporated into main home