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Lanterns, Station Road, North Thoresby, DN36 5QS
£450,000 | 4 bedrooms

Property features

• Highly individual 4 bed det. residence
• Sought-after village location
• Split-level lounge and 26ft din-kitchen
• Excep. master bed with balcony, ensite shower room and dressing room
• Elegant hall and gallery landing
• Mature gardens and double garage

The Property Lanterns is a highly individual detached house which is understood to date back to the 1960's, since when the property has been transformed by numerous extensions and alterations into the interesting characterful home of today. The property has rendered and brick-faced principal walls beneath pitched timber roof structures and pitched roof dormers all covered in concrete interlocking tiles. Heating is by an oil-fired central heating system and the property has double-glazed windows and external doors with white uPVC frames.

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

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch Glazed double inner and outer doors with side panels and decorative panes to the main entrance. Ceramic tiled floor and electricity meter cupboard with consumer unit having MCB's.

Reception Hall A spacious and elegant L-shaped reception area with feature staircase having hardwood spindle balustrade to above. Three wall light points, dado rail, shaped coving, smoke alarm and central heating thermostat.

Cloakroom white low-level WC and shaped vanity wash hand basin set into base cupboards and miniature drawers with a white gloss finish and tiled splash-back above. Ceramic tiled floor and extractor fan.

Split-level Lounge A most attractive living space with step up through double doors from the hall and twin shaped archways having fluted side moulding and a complementary arched alcove adjacent with low inset plinth. Marble styled fireplace and hearth with coal-effect electric fire inset. Decorative coving and roses. Large front and rear windows with low sills presenting views over the gardens and allowing light to flood into both areas of this room. Connecting door to the: -

Fitted Kitchen Extremely impressive with an extensive range of built-in units finished in white with ornate gold and silver handles, roll-edge, textured work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash-backs and a tile-effect, laminated floor covering. Slate-style one and a half bowl sink unit, Rangemaster 110 electric range cooker with Elica cooker hood having down-lighters above, separate Hotpoint double oven and Panasonic microwave oven over. Integrated dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer faced to match the kitchen units. Kick space heater, concealed lighting over the work surfaces and two ceiling light points with decorative roses and coving. Door to utility room and wide steps up through a square opening to the:-

Dining Room A light and airy space with large window from floor level to the rear, high level window to the side elevation and double-glazed patio door on the opposite side elevation. Coved ceiling with light point, rose and two wall light points.

Utility Room Fitted on three sides with units having a white finish with grey coach lines, together with roll-edge, textured work surfaces and a stone-effect single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Tiled splash-backs, ceramic tiled floor, digital central heating programmer and space with plumbing for washing machine. Walk-through opening to Rear Lobby with ceramic tiled floor, part-glazed door with decorative glazing to the garden, dado panelling and six-panel door to the Boiler Room containing the Boulter/Camray 5 oil-fired central heating boiler; ceramic tiled floor and coat hooks.

Study with coved ceiling, moulded dado rail and telephone point.

Bedroom 4 (front and currently used as a sitting room) With moulded dado rail, coved ceiling, ceiling light point and wall light point.

Bedroom 3 (rear) A light and airy double room with three decorative figurine wall plaques, centre ceiling rose and window overlooking the rear patio and garden.

First Floor

Spacious Landing with hardwood balustrade extending around the stairwell to form a gallery. Coved ceiling with rose, smoke alarm, wall display niche and dado rail.

Master Bedroom A beautifully proportioned room with ornate coving to the ceiling and rose, moulded brackets to two shaped archways leading into the ensuite dressing room adjacent and large rear window providing panoramic views over the rear garden and across open fields beyond. The Master Bedroom has three decorative wall frieze panels with figurines set into plaques and there are two bedside wall light points. A double-glazed patio door with side panel opens onto a spacious rear

Balcony with a brick parapet wall surmounted by wrought iron railings on three sides with wisteria plant trained over and low-level lighting. Stunning, far-reaching views across open farmland to the south.

The Ensuite Dressing Room has a range of four built-in double wardrobes, a projecting, V-shaped, oriel bow window to the front elevation and two built-in store cupboards, together with a hatch access to the roof void.

Ensuite Shower Room with a white suite of low-level WC, vanity wash hand basin set into a range of base cupboards and drawers with display shelving, mirror with pelmet lights above and side cabinets; corner glazed and stone-effect panelled shower cubicle with Aquastream shower unit, extractor fan and curved, glazed door. Ornate coving and ceiling spotlights. Ceramic-tiled floor and pillared, mirror-back display alcove.

Bedroom 2 (front) An attractive double bedroom with a range of built-in furniture finished in cream with gold-coloured detail to include two double wardrobes, single wardrobe and shelving adjacent.

Family Bathroom A spacious room with a white suite comprising low-level WC, roll-top slipper bath with silver coloured ball and claw feet, shaped pedestal wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle with stone-effect panelling, curved, glazed doors and an Aquastream shower mixer unit. Decorative wall plaque, high gloss, ceramic tiled floor, built-in base double cupboard with onyx-effect top and white doors. Built-in airing cupboard containing foam-lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater and the central heating pump; matching linen cupboard with shelving adjacent. Part-ceramic tiled walls.

Outside The house stands well back from Station Road and is approached over a long tarmac-paved driveway flanked by lawns on either side and leading through mature trees to a spacious parking forecourt and turning area, whilst also giving access to the: -

Tandem Double Garage with remote-control, motorized main door, side pedestrian door, side windows, light, power points and remote-control with timer control for the external lighting on the driveway. Two hatches to the roof space with flooring and the front section of which has been shelved for storage.

The main garden is privately situated at the rear with level and split-level patios on each side of the projecting rear wing and lawns beyond, surrounding a gravelled raised flower bed with established shrubs and bushes. Further shrubbery beds and borders, ornamental trees and fencing with climbing plants trained over. Beyond the garage there is a timber enclosure with a recently installed bunded oil storage tank on raised plinth. The main garden stands on the south side of the house and forms a sun trap throughout the day.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment through the selling agent.

Location North Thoresby is a sought-after village with a strong community spirit and is positioned around 8 miles equidistant from Grimsby and the market town of Louth. There is a post office/shop, convenience store, surgery, hairdresser and pharmacy together with primary school, Little Ducklings pre-school, Church of St. Helens, village hall, football, cricket and bowls facilities. The village has two public houses - each with restaurant. A bus service runs between Louth and Grimsby and the National Express bus service also runs through the village.

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 E.

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