Warren Side, North Somercotes, LOUTH, Lincolnshire, LN11 7NL £280,000

An excellent opportunity to acquire a charming 3 bedroom detached cottage with total grounds of 0.45 Acres (STS) located on the outskirts of the village down a quiet lane, yet still within easy walking distance of all the amenities the village has to offer. The property has a generous kitchen diner, good size lounge and an exceptional hard wood framed Orangery with underfloor heating, first floor bathroom and three bedrooms.

Externally, the large and mature gardens benefit from a large garage and drive with a further brick-built store. A further grassed area provides extensive off road parking. Adjacent to the property is a further piece of land ideal for animals or pony paddock subject to any necessary consents.

Location and Directions North Somercotes is a larger than average country village which has a range of services including primary and secondary schools, small shops and cafes, two local pubs and a picturesque fishing lake with café backing onto a pine forest. The coastal area of Lincolnshire is ideal for walking, riding, bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts. Louth market town is approximately ten miles away inland and has an excellent range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities. Main business centres are in Grimsby (18 miles) and Lincoln (38 miles).

Entering North Somercotes on the A1031 coast road from the north, go past the Axe and Cleaver public house at the crossroads and proceed into the centre of the village. Turn left opposite the Trinity Methodist church into Churchill Lane and follow the road until the turning into Willerton Road is found on the right. Take this turning and continue to the end of the road. At this point an unmade lane leads both left and right. Take the right branch and follow the lane for some distance around a left bend, at the next left bend the parking for the property is on the right.

Accommodation (Approximate room dimensions are shown on the floor plans which are indicative of the room layout and not to specific scale)

Porch A spacious lean-to conservatory porch with fully-glazed walls and roof covering. Entrance doors to two sides and having tiled flooring and door leading into:

Entrance Hall Having carpeted flooring, staircase leading to the first floor with pine doors leading into the main principal rooms, understairs storage cupboard also housing the oil-fired central heating boiler.

Kitchen/Diner A good size kitchen diner with base and wall cupboards and having an inset butler sink with a butler-style worktop and white tiling above to all splashbacks. A large Britannia range cooker with gas hob powered by LPG bottles, fireplace to one side with an oil-fired stove, tiled flooring and neutral decoration with two uPVC-framed windows creating a light and airy space with a doorway to:

Utility Room Useful utility room with a range of shelving and fitted worktops, space for washing machine and tumble dryer or dishwasher. Tiled flooring and window.

Cloaks/WC Small WC having window to the side, low-level WC, tiled flooring.

Lounge A well-proportioned lounge having solid wood flooring, feature brick fireplace with tiled hearth and inset open fire, attractive decoration with large, arched opening leading into the:

Orangery A superb south-facing orangery having a hardwood-framed structure with glazed roof benefitting from electric underfloor heating and electrically operated roof windows, Turkish tiling to flooring. The sale also includes the attractive table and eight matching chairs. Double access doors to the front and rear leading to the gardens.

Landing Spacious landing neutrally decorated and having multiple windows over the stairs, timber flooring, wooden banister with spindles and loft access hatch. Door leading into the airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with shelving and hanging rails.

Bedroom 1 A very generously-proportioned double bedroom with timber flooring and large window to the south aspect overlooking open fields.

Bedroom 2 Another good size double bedroom having dual aspect windows creating a light space with timber flooring and neutrally decorated walls.

Bedroom 3/Study A small single bedroom or useful study space with window overlooking the front of the property and having timber flooring.

Family Bathroom Consisting of three-piece suite of low-level WC, wash hand basin and bath with shower over with rainfall shower head attachment. Attractive mosaic tiling above the bath area, frosted glass window to the side and wall-mounted extractor fan. Timber flooring.

Garage An extremely large, one and a half width garage with high level roof and roller shutter door, side window and access door. Light and power provided and water supply to one side.

Outbuildings To the side are two further useful brick-built sheds with a total size of 5m (16ft) x 2.5m (8ft).

Gardens Situated on a total plot of approximately 0.45 acres (sts), the property benefits from having a large open grassed area to the front, currently used for parking but could be incorporated into the main garden, having a hedged perimeter and arched timber pedestrian gate between brick pillars giving access to the formal gardens with paved pathway leading down to the front access door. Range of mature plants, shrubs and trees with block-paved patio to the front of the orangery.

To the side of the property is a further paved and gravelled area with outdoor electrical socket opening into the rear garden which is predominantly laid to lawn. Further range of mature shrubs, plants and trees having walled perimeter to two sides and benefitting from a raised decking area ideal for al fresco dining with a nearby fig tree and grape vine. Oil tank and LPG bottles to one side. The garden extends further leading to the timber bridge over a man-made stream (not in use) with pergola over. To the rear of the property is a further parking area with double timber gates leading into the brick walled driveway parking and giving access to the garage.

ADJACENT LAND On the opposite side of the road is a further piece of land belonging to the property (included in the acreage stated) being L-shaped. Please see aerial plan for details. The land would make a useful further garden or pony paddock subject to any necessary consents, currently requiring clearance work.

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 water, electricity and drainage with oil-fired central heating but no utility searches have been carried out to confirm at this stage. The property is in Council Tax band C.

FEATURES

  • Situated with total grounds of 0.45 acres (sts)
  • Superb Orangery with underfloor heating
  • VIEWING STRICTLY BY PRIOR APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • adjacent piece of land suitable for a variety of uses
  • In a very popular village with an excellent array of amenities
  • Completely private grounds
  • Generously proportioned rooms
  • Vacant Possession available 25th October (potentially earlier)
  • extensive driveway parking
  • DG Windows and Oil CH and NO CHAIN

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