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Tathwell, Lincolnshire Wolds LN11 9ST
Guide price £575,000 | 4 bedrooms

Property features

• Methodist Chapel Conversion
• Beautiful Wolds setting
• Grounds of 2.25 acres (STS) in paddock
• Gardener's paradise
• 4 double bedrooms
• 2 bathrooms and shower room
• 3 reception rooms, hallways, cloaks/WC and utility
• Dining-kitchen, store, LPG CH system
• Long in/out 5-bar gated driveway
• Greenhouse and timber store

A unique and characterful detached Methodist Chapel Conversion nestled in the Lincolnshire Wolds within lovely mature grounds approaching 2.25 acres (sts) including delightful, formal gardens and grass paddock with potential for equestrian, horticultural, hobby farm or leisure purposes (stp)

Directions From St James' Church in Louth proceed south along Upgate and carry straight on at the traffic lights, proceed away from the town and at the roundabout take the second exit. After a short distance take the first right turning to Tathwell. Upon reaching the village outskirts, at the crossroads, turn left and the driveway to Anderson House is then just a few yards along, on the left side.

The Property The original Chapel is thought to date back to the mid-19th Century and has been significantly altered and extended to create the unique country home today. The attractive building has red brick facings with contrasting buff coloured brick piers, uPVC and timber framed double-glazed windows and a projecting timber clad dormer to the concrete tiled roof.

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

Ground Floor Main front entrance comprising oak-framed glazed front door with matching side panel to the:

Entrance Hall Contrasting coloured ceramic-tiled floor, beamed ceiling, wall light point and staircase with pillared balustrade leading to the first-floor north wing. Angled doorway with arched part-glazed, multi-pane door to the:

Lounge A spacious L-shaped room with one rear window and two windows to the front elevation. Victorian-style cast iron and ceramic-tiled fireplace set into a finely moulded timber pillared surround with mantle shelf over an open grate and granite-tiled hearth. Ceiling beam, 3 picture light points and central heating thermostat. Door to store cupboard at one side.

Dining Kitchen Extensive range of units finished in cream with metal handles and roll edge granite-effect work surfaces with ceramic-tiled splashbacks. The units include base cupboards, drawer units with pull-out basket drawers, wine rack, matching wall cupboards and a single drainer, one and a half bowl sink unit. Rangemaster dual fuel LPG and electric range cooker with two ovens, grill and warming cabinet, together with a matching Rangemaster cooker hood over. Space with plumbing for dishwasher, pelmet lighting beneath the wall units, beamed ceiling with multiple spotlights and further ceiling light. Glazed fifteen-pane doors from the entrance hall and into the sitting room adjacent. Six-panel door to:

Rear Lobby With a recessed under stairs cupboard off and rear oak-effect uPVC part-glazed (double-glazed) door to outside. White six-panel doors leading off to the utility room and:

Cloakroom/WC White suite of low-level WC and bracket wash hand basin with ceramic-tiled splashback.

Utility Room A useful working area with double doors to a built-in airing cupboard containing a foam-lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater, together with further store cupboard to the side. Roll edge work surface with space beneath for tumble dryer and for washing machine with plumbing for the latter. Wall-mounted Vaillant LPG central heating boiler operating with a digital wall programmer. Space for upright refrigerator and for a matching freezer; recess to the side with coat hooks.

Sitting Room A cosy and characterful room with a natural brick feature wall to the rear which is curved in one corner with an alcove over. Three wall light points, beam to ceiling and further arched alcove to the side wall. Natural brick chimney breast and fireplace with inset Jetmaster high output fire grate, having double doors fitted. Ten-pane door with window adjacent to the:

Conservatory With hardwood-framed double-glazed windows, a part-glazed door and double-glazed roof (fitted in 2019) all constructed on brick base walls with quarry-tiled plant shelves; ventilation fan to the ridge.

Rear Hallway With door off to the family room, good-size walk-in store cupboard and curved steps onto the staircase which leads onto the first-floor south wing. Walk-in under-stairs store cupboard. An angled doorway opens onto a further shaped recessed cupboard within which the electricity meter and consumer unit with MCB's can be found.

Family Room An L-shaped room with beam to the ceiling, pelmet lighting around the entire room and a rear window together with double-glazed patio door and side panel on the side elevation.

First Floor - North Wing

Master Bedroom Suite (approached by an independent flight of stairs from the staircase quarter-landing leading up from the hallway. The master suite comprises:

Master Bedroom A large double bedroom with wide window to the front and rear elevations and a walk-through archway into the En Suite Dressing Room fitted with built-in furniture comprising 2 double wardrobes, one shelved cupboard and a chest of six drawers. Two ceiling light points, two front windows and trap access with drop-down ladder to the roof void. En Suite Bathroom - white suite of wood-panelled bath, low-level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Ceramic-tiled splashbacks and shelving with mirror cabinet over the washbasin. Chrome ladder-style radiator/towel rail and window to the rear elevation.

North Landing With rear window and staircase approach from the entrance hall below via the quarter-landing, with steps up to the master suite and a light tube above.

Bedroom 2 Another spacious double or twin room fitted with a full-length range of built-in furniture comprising two double wardrobes, centre shaped dressing table and small base cupboards with shaped shelves over. Window to both front and rear elevations, beams to ceiling, two ceiling light points and six-panel door.

Shower Room A good size with a white suite comprising low-level, dual-flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and LED mirror with spotlight over, together with a shaped shower cubicle with straight and curved glazing, ceramic tiling and a shower mixer unit with handset and drench head. Coved ceiling and rear window.

South Landing With double doors to a second built-in airing cupboard containing a further insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater providing pressurised hot water to the first-floor south wing. Three wall lights and white four-panel doors leading into bedrooms 3 and 4 and the second bathroom.

Bedroom 3 (Rear) An unusual-shaped room with part-sloping ceilings, four wall lights, a side dormer window and a feature rear arched window. Useful built-in under-eaves store cupboard on each side at the rear.

Bedroom 4 (Front) A virtual mirror image of bedroom 3 with deep part-sloping ceilings, side dormer window, four wall lights and a range of built-in under-eaves store cupboards to one side at the front. Feature arched window on the front elevation.

Bathroom 2 Re-fitted approximately four years ago with a white suite comprising P-shaped bath having a shower mixer unit over with modern drench head and handset, together with a curved glazed side screen and ceramic-tiled surround; pedestal wash hand basin with LED mirror over and slender dual-flush, low-level WC discreetly positioned behind a part dividing screen wall.

Outside: A gardener's paradise in a peaceful, sheltered sunny location with a 5-bar gated entrance onto a sweeping driveway, opening to form a parking forecourt before continuing up through the grounds to the kitchen gardens, orchard and paddock, with a second gated driveway entrance further along the lane and a third gate into the grass paddock.

There is a sun-trap patio with rustic brick walls by the sitting room and dining room patio doors, and a wealth of long-established perennial plants, shrubs, bulbs and trees giving an ever-changing show of colours and foliage from spring to autumn. The elevated grass paddock is enclosed by mixed hedgerows with flowering hedge roses and interspersed with ornamental trees. A terraced garden behind the house has steps down from the paddock to an integral store.

Metal framed greenhouse and timber garden store

of generous size close to the upper gated entrance.

Disclosure: In accordance with the Estate Agents' Act of 1979 please be advised that this property is being marketed on behalf of an employee of Masons Chartered Surveyors.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment through the selling agent

Location: Tathwell is one of the sought-after Wolds villages which are within close proximity of Louth market town, enjoying a beautiful rural setting combined with the convenience of just a few minutes' drive to the town's range of shops, schools and recreational facilities. A footpath leads from close to the property, across the hills to Louth or another route allows a walk onto the higher ground above the village to the south-west.

Louth has many restaurants, café's and wine bars, a thriving theatre, cinema and many sports facilities including golf courses in town and at the Kenwick Park hotel and leisure complex on the outskirts. Main regional business centres are in Lincoln 25 miles, and Grimsby, 16miles.

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/delineated boundaries 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 and electricity whilst drainage is to a private system, but no utility searches have been carried out to confirm at this stage. LPG central heating system. The property falls into council tax band E

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