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South Street, Louth LN11 9JW
Guide price £230,000 | 2 bedrooms

Property features

• Short walk to the town centre
• Sought-after position in West Conservation Area
• Elegant hallway, staircase and landing
• Allocated Parking Space for one car
• Two reception rooms with feature fireplaces
• Original Features
• Low maintenance cottage style front garden (no rear garden)
• Views of the Church
• Gas CH system

A beautifully presented early Victorian town house built in the classical style, ideally located within walking distance of the town centre and having an allocated parking space for one car. The property has undergone an extensive scheme of renovations under the current ownership, bringing the property back to its period style and decoration with original features.

The garden has been transformed to provide a superb low maintenance cottage-style front garden. A new period-style bathroom suite and re-modelled kitchen diner have transformed the property which is situated in an elevated position giving excellent views of St. James' church. The property is heated by a gas-fired central heating system with a condensing boiler and having original sash windows with fitted shutters and the bedroom windows benefit from secondary glazing.

Directions From St. James' church proceed south along Upgate and turn right at the traffic lights onto South Street, the property will then be found shortly on the left.

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

Hallway Accessed via an attractive portico front porch with fluted columns and courtesy lighting to either side with a part-glazed, composite entrance door. Window to both sides and attractive tiled flooring. A further original timber door leads into the main hallway, being decorated in attractive heritage colours with original tiling to flooring and staircase leading to the first floor and lower ground floor.

Lower Lobby Accessed via the rear entrance door off Spital Hill, the part-glazed uPVC entrance door gives access to the staircase and understairs storage area and fully tiled floors with walls decorated in an attractive grey colour with tiling below. Large storage cupboard housing the Veissmann gas-fired combination boiler. Timber door giving access to the ground floor.

Sitting Room A large and grand room having high ceilings with Period dado rails and ceiling rose, fireplace with original slate surround, tiled hearth and inset open grate fire, large bay window to the front elevation with original sash windows and fitted shutters, decorated in attractive colours with solid timber flooring. Attractive bureau to corner enclosing the electric consumer unit.

Lounge/Dining Room A further well proportioned living space with large bay window to the front elevation and original sash windows and fitted shutters. Solid timber flooring and Period style dado rails and ceiling rose. Further window to the side aspect. Attractively decorated walls and feature fireplace with marble surround and inset cast iron grate and York stone hearth.

Kitchen/Diner A range of base and wall units with a rustic hand-painted blue finish, recently fitted solid oak worktops with white ceramic single bowl sink, Delonghi electric and gas range cooker, stainless steel extractor hood above, space for dishwasher. Attractively decorated tiled splashbacks and slate-effect laminate flooring with an opening into the dining area, a useful space having large skylight to the ceiling, inset spotlights. Small breakfast bar to one side.

Utility Room A useful space also having slate-effect laminate flooring and space and plumbing for washing machine with shelf above. This room had previously been used for a WC and therefore the plumbing is still in place should the purchaser wish to revert back to this.

Landing A bright and airy landing having large window over the stairs with timber banister and spindles, carpeted staircase with large centrally-hanging chandelier and gallery landing.

Bedroom 1 A large double bedroom having carpeted flooring with large sash window to the front overlooking the town centre and St. James' church. Also having secondary glazing installed, attractively decorated walls and feature fireplace painted black to one side. To the side of the chimney breast is a large deep wardrobe space with two hanging rails.

Bedroom 2 Another large double bedroom having dual aspect sash windows and secondary glazing installed. Carpeted flooring and further feature fireplace, loft access hatch. To one side is a useful wardrobe space with double doors and fitted hanging rail.

Bathroom A large bathroom with initial entrance then steps down to the main bathroom area having Period fitted bathroom suite consisting of wash hand basin in timber free-standing unit, high-level WC, bath with hand shower attachment and fitted curtain rail, tiling above bath area and extractor fan to wall. Frosted glass window to side with fitted plantation shutters. Useful space to one side for storage and having grey oak-effect flooring.

Garden A meticulously maintained and large enclosed garden situated at the front having a mixture of brick wall and fenced boundaries and a more recent addition of trellised panels providing further privacy. Accessed from the road via a pedestrian gate and having a banked, grass area to front (outside the enclosed garden) leading to the further timber gate into the main garden area, having concrete pathways and patios and laid to low maintenance slate shingle with well stocked and maintained borders. The multi-tiered garden provides an excellent space for al fresco dining being a sun trap for the majority of the day. With timber garden shed with a further large timber shed available by negotiation and timber pergola extending to the front of it. To the side of the property is a single parking space accessed via Spital Hill having space for bin storage and outside tap, together with an entrance door leading into the lower lobby area.

Location Louth is positioned on the eastern fringes of the Lincolnshire Wolds within easy access by car or on foot across the rolling hills. There are popular, busy markets three times each week and many local seasonal and specialist events take place throughout the year.

Louth is especially admired for the many independent shops and traders together with a fine choice of cafes, restaurants, wine bars and pubs with a current trend towards a continental style, street café environment.

There are highly regarded primary schools and academies including the King Edward VI Grammar, which is just a short walk from the property. The Meridian Sports and Swimming Complex has been built in recent years complementing the London Road Sports Grounds and Hall, a tennis academy, bowls, football club, golf club and the Kenwick Park Leisure Centre also with swimming pool, golf course and an equestrian centre.

Louth has a thriving theatre, a cinema and attractive parks on the west side of town in Hubbard's Hills and Westgate Fields.

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. Grimsby is approximately 16 miles to the north whilst Lincoln is some 25 miles to the south-west.

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 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 A.
 

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