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Upgate, Louth LN11 9HD
£399,950 | 4 bedrooms

Property features

• Outstanding 4 bedroom town house
• Walled courtyard, garden and large double garage
• Superb bathroom and two shower rooms
• Elegant reception rooms and hallway
• Impressive fitted kitchen with appliances
• Gas CH system, pressurised hot water
• Central location in Conservation Area

NEW PRICE An outstanding, superbly appointed period town house combining character and contemporary elements to form a unique four-bedroom town home with motorised double gates onto a walled parking courtyard, garages and garden at the rear. Please see or request the brochure for full details
 
Description An outstanding, superbly appointed period town house combining character and contemporary elements to form a unique four-bedroom town home with motorised double gates onto a walled parking courtyard, garages and garden at the rear.

Directions From St James Church in the centre of Louth follow Upgate south, proceed past the zebra crossing and continue past Kidgate on the left. The house will then be found after a short distance on the left side.

The Property Dating back to Victorian times the house has brick faced principal walls with a double pitched concrete tiled roof over the main house and a mono-pitched matching roof over the rear wing. Sash windows have been renewed as necessary with double-glazed panes and there are cottage style, multi-pane casement, vertical and "Yorkshire" side-sliding windows to the rear and side elevations. A gas fired central heating system is installed with consistent hot water from a pressurized unvented system.



The rooms are elegant and well-proportioned with high ceilings to the main house on both floors and a superb two-storey walk-in bay window which features in the main reception room and master bedroom. The kitchen, bathroom and both shower rooms have stylish contemporary suites, fittings and tiling. As a specialist in flooring, the owner has improved this aspect of the accommodation to an exceptional level to include contrasting Amtico floors throughout the hallway, reception rooms, kitchen, study, bathroom and shower rooms. To the rear of the garden, this town centre property has the valuable benefit of a spacious parking courtyard and a large brick and block built full width double garage with tiled roof and two pairs of double doors facing the courtyard.

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

Reception Hall A long, elegant hallway with high, ornamental coved ceiling, moulded picture rail, high-level meter cupboard and electricity consumer unit to one side with MCB's. Amtico period style tessellated 2-tone grey floor covering with border extending through the archway into the rear hall where the staircase with pillared balustrade and oak varnished hand rail leads to above. Small door to understairs store cupboard.

Dining Room Centrally positioned in the house with a framed opening to the kitchen at the rear and eight-pane, glazed double doors to the sitting room at the front. The Amtico oak parquet-effect flooring extends throughout these three rooms into the Study/Entrance Lobby at the rear. The dining room has a centre ceiling light point, four wall light points, high-level side window with decorative glazing and a white, six-panel door from the hallway.

Sitting Room An elegant and beautifully-proportioned room with a feature deep bay window to the front elevation having a window seat over an illuminated cabinet below. Fine quality marble pillared fireplace with inset suspended cast iron grate and stone hearth. Ceiling light point, two wall light points. The two reception rooms both have tall ceilings with ornamental moulded coving and picture rails.

Fitted Kitchen Extensive range of units complementing the style and character of the building, having moulded facings finished in contrasting slate blue and sand tones, granite work surfaces and upstands to one side, stainless steel range cooker flanked by stainless work surfaces, splashbacks and a Miele wide cooker hood over with down-lighters. Stainless steel finish fridge/freezer set into recess and twin drawer dishwasher - both by Fisher and Paykel. Smeg lift/slide door concealing a recess with Smeg microwave oven. White ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap and filter unit, extensive base and wall cupboards, multiple drawers including wide pan drawers and a pull-out larder rack. Concealed within one of the base units is the Ideal Mexico gas-fired central heating boiler. Ceiling spotlights, two multi-pane windows to the side elevation and walk-through opening to the:

Entrance Lobby/Study An excellent size and an ideal area for study or computer, multi-pane side window and part-glazed rear door to outside with ornamental glazing. Digital controls for the central heating boiler.

Bathroom (from the rear hallway) With double doors to a recessed cloaks cupboard on one side, oak-effect Amtico floor covering and modern white suite comprising panelled bath with shower mixer unit over and glazed side screen, wide vanity unit finished in dark grey with contrasting white moulded wash basin, decorative tiled splashbacks and low-level WC with concealed cistern.Multi-pane rear window and matt-finish towel rail/radiator; double doors open onto a

Utility Area with space, plumbing and shelving to support a washing machine and dishwasher. Multi-pane window at the rear.

First Floor Landing With elegantly shaped handrail leading up to a galleried area above the split-level half landing, over which a tall multi-pane feature window presents views across the rear courtyard and garden. Tall ceiling with coving and picture rail, opening to the rear landings and six-panel moulded doors to the three principal bedrooms.

Master Bedroom A beautiful and elegantly proportioned bedroom with the enviable feature of a walk-in bay window from which there are some fine views towards St. James' church spire. Tall ceiling with moulded coving and picture rail, six inset LED spotlights and six-panel door to the:

En Suite Shower Room An attractive contemporary shower room with split-level Amtico floor and fitted units in dark grey with solid marble surfaces over, concealing the cistern of the low-level WC and enclosing the white wash hand basin with cupboards beneath and adjacent. Step up to the glazed and ceramic-tiled shower cubicle with wide chrome drench head and handset from the Aqualisa mixer unit. LED ceiling spotlights, tall designer radiator in white and LED wall mirror.

Bedroom 2 A further large double bedroom with coved ceiling, sash window to the front elevation and an ornamental fire surround, (flue sealed).

Bedroom 3 A double bedroom at the rear of the house with an angled chimney breast, (fireplace sealed) and corner oak ledge shelf. LED ceiling spotlights and multi-pane rear sash window presenting a pleasant outlook across the courtyard and garden.



L-shaped Rear Landing fitted with long, open-fronted clothes hanging unit, coved ceiling having LED spotlights above and a multi-pane rear sash window. A square opening and three angled steps lead down to a lower rear landing, which in turn gives access to bedroom four and a further shower room.

Bedroom 4 An interesting room on split levels with a barley-twist balustrade forming a galleried area and a multi-pane Yorkshire sash window to the side elevation. Part-sloping ceiling with LED spotlights and four-panel door.

Shower Room White suite comprising wide shower cubicle with contemporary ceramic tiling on three sides, glazed screen and door, chrome Aqualisa shower mixer unit with drench head and hand set; vanity wash basin set into a marble-effect surround with tiled splashback and double cupboard beneath in white. White low-level, dual-flush WC and access adjacent to the cupboard which contains the lagged hot water cylinder with cold water storage tank above. LED ceiling spotlights and side, multi-pane Yorkshire sash window with decorative glazing. Circular LED wall mirror.

Outside The property stands back from Upgate behind a smart forecourt enclosed by stone-capped and shaped brick walls surmounted at the front by wrought iron railings and an ornamental wrought-iron hand gate. The forecourt has stone-lined gravelled tiers, a miniature box hedge surrounding shaped trees and a flight of stone steps leading up to the fluted pillars of the grand Portico Entrance, from where the house is entered through a heavy panelled door with glazed fan light over.



Adjoining the forecourt is a brick-walled vehicular entrance with a driveway leading up through remote-controlled, motorized heavy timber doors having a small inset pedestrian door, all set into a wide, shaped coaching archway into the walled rear courtyard, garden and garages. The driveway opens out towards the rear of the plot to forma turning and parking space whilst also giving access to the detached brick and block built



Double Garage with pitched clay pantiled roof. Inside there are four double power points, three strip lights and a boarded ceiling having storage space above and lighting. Separate Hager electric mini consumer unit.

Garden Flower border with shrubs and bedding plants all along one side of the driveway. A stone capped brick wall encloses the rear garden area which comprises a maintenance-free artificial lawn with border and shrubs to the high boundary brick wall and an original restored 1826 street-lamp by Thorncliffe Ironworks providing outside light. Steps up from a sandstone patio area with wrought-iron hand gate from the driveway, outside water tap and sensor exterior LED lighting.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the selling agent.

Location Louth is a popular market town with three busy markets each week, many individual shops, highly regarded primary, secondary and grammar schools, 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 Hubbards 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.

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, water, electricity and drainage but no utility searches have been carried out to confirm at this stage. The property is in Council Tax band D.
 

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