A great opportunity to acquire a spacious 3 bedroom farmhouse set within mature grounds of 4.9 Acres (STS). Located centrally within this popular Lincolnshire coastal village benefitting from an excellent range of amenities just a short walk away. The property would benefit from a scheme of modernisation to the accommodation however affords great potential for equestrian, horticultural or leisure use (STP). Viewing strictly by appointment only. Directions
Entering North Somercotes from the north on the A1031 coast road, proceed to the crossroads by the Axe and Cleaver public house and turn left along Jubilee Road. Continue along the straight road for some distance and the property will be found on the right side. The Property
Benefitting from well-proportioned rooms and original feature fireplaces, this 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom house provides excellent family living accommodation. The house is generally in need of modernisation throughout. Heating is by way of oil central heating and a recently installed storage tank. The property has Upvc double glazed windows and doors. Externally there are formal gardens extending into the paddock with a good range of brick outbuildings in a state of disrepair with further outbuildings in poor condition. The paddocks extend to the south east side and laid to grass pasture with some post and wire fencing, hedging and trees to boundaries. It should be noted that the land is subject to an overage clause detailed later in these particulars. Accommodation
(Approximate room dimensions are shown on the floor plans which are indicative of the room layout and not to specific scale)
The accommodation comprises a galley kitchen with a range of base and wall units, utility room with floor mounted oil boiler and ground floor bathroom adjacent. The lounge and dining rooms benefit large windows to the south aspect, both with feature fireplaces. Adjacent to the kitchen is a useful study or pantry.
To the first floor off the landing are two large double bedrooms with feature fireplaces, a further smaller double bedroom and a large bathroom with airing cupboard. Outside
Ample driveway parking provided with adjacent brick outbuildings in poor condition. To the south side a lawned garden with further timber and corrugated steel outbuilding also in poor condition. Gates opening into an initial woodland area leading into the large grass paddock with mainly well set boundaries.
Where new boundaries are required to the far east and south west of the plot (due to splitting of the freehold) the buyer is required to install Lincolnshire post and rail fencing within 3 months of completion as indicated by the blue lines in site plan above. Please see boundary map and aerial imagery showing the extent of the land for sale. The sale does not include the Nissen hut adjacent. Location
North Somercotes is a larger than average village in the coastal area of Lincolnshire and has a number of local shops, a post office, two public houses, schools, take-away food shops, butchers, restaurant, playing fields with pavilion and bowls club, church and village hall. There are some pleasant walks nearby whilst the beach and coastal pathways are less than 1.5 miles away. There is a holiday park on the south side of the village with fishing lake, tennis courts, snooker room, bars and walks through pine woodland. Louth market town is approximately 10 miles. away. Overage Clause
The land is subject to overage provisions whereby 40% of any uplift in value brought about by planning permission for use other than agricultural or non-commercial equestrian use will be payable to the seller or their beneficiaries. These provisions will apply for a period of 30 years from completion and payment will be due upon the earlier of implementation of the planning permission or sale of the land with the benefit of planning permission. 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 but no utility searches have been carried out to confirm at this stage. The property is in Council Tax band C.