An individual detached family house with a superb and well-designed interior providing versatile 3- or 4-bedroom accommodation with 2 or 3 reception rooms, 2 shower rooms, bathroom, a Victorian style conservatory, a wide driveway to the detached double garage, and an attractive sunny garden, all tucked away in a secluded position. Please see the online sale particulars for full details.
Entering North Somercotes on the A1031 from the north, continue straight ahead past the Axe and Cleaver at the crossroads and into the village centre. Look for the left turning opposite the Methodist Chapel which stands on the right, and take this left turn which is Churchill Road. Continue until the fire station is found on the left, and just a few yards further on, turn into the brick pillared entrance with the name plaque "Mount Pleasant". Follow this driveway and bear left into the driveway of Cuckoo House. The Property
Believed to date back around 7 years, the house has brick faced principal walls beneath a pitched timber roof structure covered in concrete tiles. Heating is by an oil central heating system and the windows and external doors are framed in white uPVC with double-glazed panes. The detached double garage also has brick faced, twin-skin walls under a hipped concrete tiled roof.The house has decorative brick corbelled gables and eaves brickwork, reducing maintenance costs to a minimum and a glance at the EPC graph will confirm that this home is efficient and should prove cost effective to live in.There is a security alarm system and the interior doors are of 4-panel design and finished in oak. Generally, the rooms are surprisingly spacious with large windows which create a light, airy interior with a contemporary feel. The first-floor rooms have higher than avergage, well-proportioned Welsh ceilings creating a cottage style without compromising the room head-heights significantly. Accommodation
(Approximate room dimensions are shown on the floor plans which are indicative of the room layout and not to specific scale) Ground Floor
Part-glazed (double-glazed) front door with matching side panel to: Entrance Hall
A spacious, light and airy hallway with a modern, woodgrain-effect floor covering and staircase with white pillared balustrade and turned newel post leading to the first floor. Oak four-panel doors lead off the hall to the lounge, ground floor bedroom/reception room and breakfast kitchen. Radiator, coved ceiling, coat hooks to wall plaque and useful under stairs store cupboard with oak door. Lounge
A well-proportioned room with a feature natural brick fireplace set into a deep pine pillared surround with barley twist features, brick herringbone hearth and cast-iron Valor log burning stove inset. Wide window to the front elevation, radiator and coved ceiling. Ground Floor Bedroom 4/Reception Room
This room would make a good-sized double bedroom or a versatile third reception room and has a radiator, wide front window and coved ceiling. Fitted Breakfast Kitchen
with an extensive range of beech-effect fitted units comprising base cupboards, roll-edge textured work surfaces with metro-style ceramic-tiled splashbacks, wall cupboards with pelmet lights under and a white enamelled, ceramic one and a half bowl, single drainer sink unit.
Matching island breakfast bar with wide pan drawers beneath, Lamona range cooker in stainless steel and black, with five LPG rings, double oven and grill together with a stainless-steel cooker hood above having inset lighting. Integrated faced dishwasher and fridge/freezer, wine racks, slate-effect ceramic tiled floor and coved ceiling with multiple LED spotlights. Combined ceiling light and ventilation fan. Extractor fan and wide rear window overlooking the main garden. Connecting oak door to the utility room and part-glazed oak doors to the: Dining Room
Capable of taking a large dining table and fitted with a combined three branch light and ventilation fan to the coved ceiling. Radiator and uPVC double-glazed French doors with window on each side to the: Victorian-Style Conservatory
An very good size with an opaque polycarbonate roof, double-glazed windows to three sides, ceramic tiled floor, radiator and double-glazed French doors on the side elevation to the patio adjacent. Utility Room
Also fitted with units having beech-style facings which complement the kitchen units, together with a roll-edge, textured, granite-effect work surface and metro-style ceramic-tiled splashbacks. Stainless steel single-drainer sink unit with mixer tap and separate drinking water tap from a filter unit beneath. Worcester Greenstar Heatslave 18/25 oil-fired combination boiler with integral programmer and space at the side with plumbing for washing machine. Side window and rear part-glazed (double-glazed) door onto the rear patio and garden. Radiator, coved ceiling, extractor fan and strip light. Oak four-panel door to the: Shower Room
White suite comprising low-level, dual-flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with ceramic-tiled splashback and window sill above; corner ceramic-tiled and glazed shower cubicle with curved, glazed doors and a wall-mounted shower mixer unit. Slate-effect ceramic-tiled floor extending through from the utility room, coved ceiling with inset LED spotlights, extractor fan, radiator and coat hooks to wall plaque. First Floor Landing
Good-sized landing with white pillared balustrade and twin turned newel posts extending from the staircase, Velux double-glazed skylight window, radiator, smoke alarm and trap access to the upper roof void. Oak four-panel doors lead off to the bedrooms and bathroom. Master Bedroom
A double bedroom of excellent proportions with a white window on the front elevation, ceiling spotlight and ventilation fan. Ample space for freestanding wardrobes. Oak four-panel door to the: En Suite Shower Room
White suite comprising low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and ceramic-tiled shower cubicle with glazed door and wall-mounted mixer unit. Ceramic-tiled walls and flooring, Velux double-glazed skylight window, ceiling spotlights and extractor fan. Chrome ladder-style radiator/towel rail. Bedroom 2
A further double bedroom with a radiator and rear window overlooking the main garden. Bedroom 3
A good-sized single or further double bedroom also having a window on the rear elevation looking out across the main garden and a radiator beneath. NB.
All three bedrooms have hatch access points to useful under-eaves storage spaces on each side of the house. Bathroom
White suite comprising a square-line Jacuzzi bath set into a tiled surround with plinth at the side, low-level, dual-flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Ceramic tiling to the walls, chrome ladder-style radiator/towel rail, ceramic-tiled floor and Velux double-glazed skylight window. Ceiling spotlights and extractor fan. Outside
There is an attractive approach to the property from Churchill Road through a brick-pillared entrance surmounted by lights with the name plaque 'Mount Pleasant' adjacent - from here a shared driveway leads to Cuckoo House on the left before continuing to the large Period house beyond. A wide, block-paved forecourt provides useful parking space before continuing as a gravelled driveway to the garage. There is also a gravelled forecourt in front of the house, lined with block paving for additional parking and an area for ornamental tubs and plant pots with an established shrub to one corner. Front brick wall to the boundary and screen fencing to the side. A slab-paved, sloping pathway leads up to the front door with an outside light adjoining, and the pathway then slopes down before continuing around the far side of the house. Adjoining the driveway there is an outside water tap. The rear garden is a good size and principally laid to lawn with a slab-paved patio positioned at the side of the conservatory with pathway leading to the side of the house and a flower border adjacent. There are shrubbery beds, ornamental trees, a miniature hedge with a trellis arch having honeysuckle over and a mature tree close to the rear boundary. The garden is enclosed by strong reinforced, close-boarded boundary fences and there are garden outbuildings comprising a timber-built summer house with decking at the front and balustrade to each side, a metal-framed greenhouse and a timber garden shed. Towards the rear of the garden and enclosed by timber sleepers there is a vegetable-growing and soft fruit area. Rear outside light and wall-mounted garden clock. NB
the house is set back, behind the village fire-station and the practice tower (which is understood to be used once a week) is located adjacent to the rear garden and clearly visible in one of the garden photographs. Detached Double Garage
with twin up and over doors, a double-glazed, uPVC-framed window on the side elevation, power points and strip lights. 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, playing fields with pavilion, church, village hall and chapels. Louth is the main market town in the area and Grimsby is the nearest main business centre. In addition to the sports field there is a holiday park on the south side of the village with fishing lake, tennis courts, snooker room, bars and there are walks through pine woodland. Louth has a recently completed sports complex with swimming pool and gymnasium, together with golf course, bowls and recently opened tennis academy. 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 D. We are awaiting confirmation of the legal background, rights of way etc. from the sellers' solicitor.