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George Street, Louth LN11 9JU
Guide price £330,000 | 4 bedrooms

Property features

• Handsome Period town house
• Sought-after West Conservation Area of Louth
• 4 good bedrooms and walk through dressing room/occasional 5th bedroom
• 2 reception rooms, elegant hallway and staircase
• Kitchen, utility lobby and cloakroom/WC off the inner hall
• Gas central heating system
• Attractive courtyard at the rear
• First floor balcony with balustrade
• Garage for small car or workshop/store
• Characterful accommodation

A handsome period town house positioned in the sought-after West Conservation Area of Louth and providing characterful accommodation of deceptive size to include four bedrooms, shower room, bathroom and walk-through dressing room/occasional bedroom 5. Elegant hallway with cloaks/WC off, two reception rooms, kitchen, utility-lobby, first floor balcony with south-west aspect and workshop/store or garage for a small car. Attractive rear courtyard garden.

Directions From St. James' Church travel south along Upgate for a short distance and after the zebra crossing, take the narrow right turning into Gospelgate. Continue until the left turn to George Street is found and after taking this turning, proceed up the hill until number 29 is found on the right side.

The Property George Street is a particularly sought-after address positioned in the West Conservation Area of Louth and just a short walk from the town centre facilities. Dating back to the mid-19th Century, most of the town houses on George Street feature on Brown's panorama of Louth, painted in 1844 from the spire of St James' Church and on display in the Old Court Room of the Louth Town Council.

This property has brick-built principal walls beneath pitched roof structures covered in slate. A brick-faced 2-storey extension with flat roof and balcony, added to the rear wing, has taken the building as far as the shared unadopted lane at the rear. The latter gives access for a small car into a garage/workshop with connecting door to the accommodation. There is a charming walled courtyard with mature shrubbery. The rooms are heated by a gas central heating system, with gas fires o the marble fireplaces in the sitting room and dining room.

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

Ground Floor Handsome Ionic style pillared front entrance with intricately moulded canopy over the black high gloss 6-panel front door with brass furniture and glazed arched fanlight over, all set in a white panelled surround.

Entrance Hall A spacious and elegant hallway extending a considerable length with a feature staircase having a white painted pillared balustrade and moulded hardwood handrail to the first-floor accommodation. Beneath the staircase there is white painted panelling and a four-panel moulded door to a useful understairs store cupboard with electric light and shelving. The hallway has a tall ceiling with ornamental coving to the reception area, radiator and a shaped and moulded walk-through archway. Close to the front door is a slender cupboard housing the electricity and gas meters. White moulded six-panel doors open into the reception rooms and there is a walk-through archway at the rear to a:

Cloaks Lobby with high-level shelving, clothes rail and the electricity consumer unit. A four-panel white door on the left opens into the:

Cloakroom/WC With a white suite of low-level, dual-flush WC and a moulded corner bracket wash hand basin. Attractive subtly coloured dado panelling and multi-pane window to the side elevation. Radiator.

Sitting Room An attractive and well-proportioned room with a feature walk-in bay window to the front elevation having secondary glazing fitted. There is a handsome marble pillared fire surround and hearth with an inset flame-effect gas fire and mantel shelf over. Superb intricately moulded coving to the ceiling, painted white with detail in gold. Moulded picture rail and high moulded skirting boards. Tall contemporary radiator and dimmer switch for the centre ceiling light.

Dining Room Another elegant reception room also having intricately moulded coving to ceiling and a centre rose to the light point. Moulded picture rail and marble feature fireplace with richly coloured tiles inset and a complementary hearth, together with a coal-effect gas fire. Radiator and uPVC double-glazed French door with matching double-glazed surround onto the courtyard at the rear. Light dimmer switch for the ceiling light.

Kitchen Fitted with an extensive range of units in light colours with wood trim and comprising base cupboards, drawer unit with deep lower pan drawer, roll-edge work surfaces and a cream-coloured, one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Tall larder unit and matching unit to the opposite end of the kitchen with an integrated faced refrigerator and a recess over, suitable for a microwave oven. A further cupboard unit houses the Vokera condensing gas-fired central heating boiler operating in conjunction with a digital remote control. Built-in stainless steel and glazed electric oven incorporating grill and halogen four-plate hob over. Fan-assisted radiator, three ceiling spotlights and sliding multi-pane glazed doors from the cloaks lobby and into the:

L-Shaped Utility Lobby A practical area with plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for an upright fridge freezer, ceiling spotlights and multi-pane window to side elevation, together with a part-glazed multi-pane door onto the courtyard. Ceramic-tiled floor and sliding part-glazed door with reinforced pane to the garage/workshop at the rear.

Garage/Workshop An excellent size and a very practical space with an up and over door from the lane at the rear, a multi-pane window facing the courtyard, electric lights and power points. To one side there is a single-drainer stainless steel sink unit with base cupboards and drawers adjacent. The floor is on split levels.

First Floor The staircase from the hallway leads up to a half landing with doors off to the shower room and the rear lower landing before proceeding to the

Upper First Floor Landing with pillared balustrade and hardwood handrail extending to form a gallery area. Above the upper stairs there is a high-level glazed door opening into a storage space and borrowing light for the landing from a high-level window on the rear elevation of the main house.

A white four-panel door opens onto a good size store cupboard with stepped shelving above the staircase and having a trap access within to the main front roof void. White moulded four-panel doors lead off the main landing to bedrooms 1, 2 and 3.

Bedroom 1 (centre) A spacious double room with moulded picture rail, radiator and a large uPVC double-glazed window to the rear elevation presenting views across the courtyard towards the western outskirts of town. Built-in, full-height deep wardrobe with double doors and matching doors above to a store cupboard.

Bedroom 2 (front) A double bedroom with a large multi-pane sash window to the front elevation allowing light to flood into this room. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 (front) A smaller double bedroom or good size single room also having a multi-pane sliding sash window to the front elevation and a radiator.

Rear Lower Landing giving access to the bathroom, walk-through dressing room and bedroom four within the rear wing of the house.

Walk-through Dressing Room/Occasional Bedroom 5 A versatile room which could possibly be a study/home office or provide occasional fifth bedroom use with a large, double-glazed widow in white uPVC to the side elevation. Fifteen-pane glazed door from the rear landing and matching door to the:


Bedroom 4 (rear) Presently used as a first floor sitting room taking advantage of the afternoon and evening sun, this versatile room has a part-glazed, multi-pane door onto a balcony at the rear with wrought iron balustrade - a sun trap in the afternoon and evening looking out across the gardens of the properties on the west side of town. Radiator, coved ceiling and two spotlight fittings to the ceiling, each with four spotlights. Light dimmer switch.

Bathroom White suite comprising a panelled bath with two grips and shower fittings to the mixer tap, separate vanity wash hand basin over a double cupboard and set into a tiled surround. Ceramic tiled walls, double-glazed window to the side elevation and chrome heated towel rail. Ceiling spotlight and fifteen-pane glazed door with obscure panes from the rear landing.

Shower Room Approached through a white four-panel door from the main staircase half landing, there is a ceramic tiled shower cubicle with folding glazed screen door and an Aqualisa shower mixer unit with handset on wall rail. White suite of low-level, dual-flush WC and vanity wash basin over a base double cupboard set into a tiled surround with mirror and tube lights over. Window to the side elevation, radiator with towel rail, extractor fan and ceiling spotlight.

Outside To the rear of the house there is a most attractive walled courtyard, partly fenced with trellis-work and with a wrought iron arched gate onto the lane at the rear of the house. The courtyard is finished in contrasting black and red quarry tiles forming a spacious, sheltered seating area and ideal for al fresco dining with raised brick walled split-level shrubbery beds to one side and ornamental shrubs, bushes and flowering plants including Forsythia, Buddleia and variegated bushes. There is a sensor floodight close to the rear gate, an outside tap and to the side of the garage there is a useful recess for the storage of wheelie bins.

At the front of the property there is a gravelled forecourt behind a capped brick boundary wall, with border, spring bulbs and shrubs. A Yorkstone pathway and step leads to the main front entrance.

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 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 B.
 

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