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Tenure: Freehold

Situated on Scartho Road and set within wonderfully mature gardens Lockington House is an impressive detached house which offers for more accommodation than one might initially suspect. Substantially extended at the rear and remodelled in more recent years to create the open plan living space so popular with today’s buyers this really is a home which should be viewed to be fully appreciated.

The property was built in 1928 and its classic design includes Tudor influences and a central gabled projection to the front elevation, Principal features of the accommodation include the welcoming Reception Hall with a wood block floor and spelled balustrade staircase, a stylish Cloakroom and the front Sitting Room with a beige tiled fireplace and double doors linking to the Dining/Garden Room. Three originally separate rooms have now been linked by the removal of their adjoining walls and the resulting space now forms an ‘L’ shape including a superb 26’4 Living Room and an almost square Dining Area. This area in turn links to the very impressive Kitchen which is comprehensively appointed with a host of antique cream wall and base cabinets, speckled granite worksurfaces and a Rosières Bocuse professional standard range cooker. A central island unit incorporates a breakfast bar overhang and two doors lead outside into the garden. A useful walk-in Utility area leads off the Dining Area and includes provision for appliances. Further Living space is provided by the delightful Dining/Garden Room which again links to the Kitchen and can be used, as currently, for formal dining or presented as a Conservatory style leisure room with its vaulted ceiling and double doors out to the terrace.

At first floor level the central landing gives access to all four bedrooms with the Master Bedroom benefitting from a lovely range of oak wardrobes and its own en-suite Shower Room equipped to an excellent standard.

This Shower Room, complete with an extensive range of cabinets and a multi-jet shower cubicle, can also be accessed dividedly from the Landing, thereby creating a good degree of flexibility of use for a busy family.

The second largest bedroom is fitted with a range of white wardrobes whilst the other two both feature washbasins. The spacious Family Bathroom is breath-taking with a white suite including a rare circular whirlpool bath and an oversize quadrant shower cubicle. The house has the benefit of gas central heating, uPVC framed double glazing and a security alarm system for peace of mind.

Lockington House stands in a slightly elevated position within wonderfully mature grounds just south of Nuns Corner round about. A block paved in and out driveway allows easy access to the road and substantial shrubs and trees in the front garden provide a partial privacy screen for the property. There is a Garage situated to one side of the house whilst the rear garden is an absolute joy to see with a central lawn area, a profusion of established trees and shrubs and a bark covered play area for the children. To the Southern side of the Kitchen extension there is a lovely paved terrace, ideal for al-fresco dining and entertaining and bordered by a delightful picket fence.

The property is well located for the facilities of Central Grimsby and the private schools of St. Martins and St. James on nearby Bargate are particularly accessible. Regular buses serve the general area and the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital is located just along Scartho Road.

Discerning purchasers seeking a fine house which combines the character and charm of late 1920’s property with the layout and facilities of a 21st century home are advised to visit Lockington House without delay – it certainly won’t disappoint!

A welcoming entrance area from where the spelled balustrade staircase lead, via a quarter landing, to the first floor. There is a wood block floor, a useful understairs storage cupboard and a central heating radiator with a decorative cover.

Fully tiled and featuring a white suite comprising a w.c. and a contemporary rectangular handbasin.

SITTING ROOM 4.88m (16'0") x 4.27m (14'0")
Accessed directly off the Reception Hall and with part glazed double doors linking to the Dining/Garden Room. There is a classic beige tile fireplace with an open fire grate and the vendors advise that there is a beech floor beneath the carpet. There are wall light points and a central heating radiator.

LIVING ROOM 8.03m (26'4") x 3.56m (11'8")
Forming part of a linked open plan living space with the Dining Area and the Kitchen. The Living Room area features built-in painted storage cupboards and a fireplace recess with a wood burning stove. There are windows to each end of the Living Room, there are two central heating radiators and the floor is tiled.

DINING AREA 2.87m (9'5") x 2.84m (9'4")
Centrally positioned and with a tiled floor. A door leads off to the walk-in Utility cupboard with cream cabinets, a double bowl sink unit, plumbing for appliances and an Ideal gas central heating boiler.

KITCHEN 7.01m (23'0") x 4.11m (13'6")
A very spacious Kitchen created by an extension to the property some years ago and featuring a range of cream wall and base cabinets with speckled granite worksurfaces incorporating double stainless steel bowls. A wide recess with an extractor above accommodates the Rosières Bocuse range cooker and a further recess is designed to house the American style fridge freezer and there is an integrated dishwasher, a fridge and a freezer. A centrally positioned island workstation incorporates a breakfast bar overhang and there are built-in wine and champagne racks within the cabinets. There is a seat beneath the side window and doors lead out to both sides of the property. The tiled floor features underfloor heating and there are recessed downlighters to the ceiling.

DINING/GARDEN ROOM 4.09m (13'5"max) x 4.09m (13'5")
A quadrant shaped room with a tiled floor. French doors to the garden and double doors to the Sitting Room. The room features a vaulted style ceiling and there is a central heating radiator.

With a domed cupola for added natural light, a picture rail and a gallery balustrade to the staircase.

MASTER BEDROOM 4.27m (14'0") x 3.05m (10'0" to front of wardrobe)
A lovely room featuring a range of oak finish wardrobes, a central heating radiator and a door opening into the en-suite Shower Room.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 2.97m (9'9") x 2.18m (7'2")
Comprehensively equipped with a superb range of oak finish cabinets and a white suite comprising a semi-recessed handbasin, a concealed cistern w.c. and a quadrant shaped shower cubicle with a multi-jet shower system. There is a heated towel warmer, the walls are beautifully tiled and there is a large fitted mirror behind the basin position. This shower room can also be accessed directly from the landing.

BEDROOM TWO 3.66m (12'0") x 3.20m (10'6" to front of wardrobe)
Equipped with a range of white painted furniture. There is a central heating radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 4.27m (14'0") x 2.44m (8'0")
With a semi recessed handbasin, cream wardrobes and high level cupboards and two central heating radiators.

BEDROOM FOUR 4.27m (14'0") x 2.36m (7'9")
With a corner cupboard, a pedestal handbasin and a central heating radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM 3.00m (9'10") x 2.64m (8'8")
A stunning fully tiled bathroom featuring a white suite comprising a circular whirlpool bath, a pedestal washbasin, a w.c. and an oversize cubicle with a clear side screen housing the Triton chrome mixer shower. There is a central heating radiator and two windows provide plenty of natural light.

GARAGE 5.00m (16'5") x 3.23m (10'7")
With double doors to the front and a side door.

Lockington House stands within delightful rectangular shaped mature grounds on the eastern side of Scartho Road just south of Nuns Corner Roundabout. The front of the house enjoys screened privacy due to established trees and shrubs and an in and out block paved driveway serves the garage if required and provides space for parking additional vehicles. The rear garden is lovely with a raised terrace at the side of the Kitchen designed to catch the southern sun and a wide expanse of lawn, perfect for children playing. Mature trees and shrubs provide a lovely backdrop to the garden and there is a bark covered children's play area almost hidden in one corner.

Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage are connected.

Comprises radiators as detailed above connected to the Ideal gas boiler.

The property has the benefit of uPVC framed double glazing.

A security alarm system is installed.

North East Lincolnshire Council.

Our enquiries of the Local Authority indicate the property to be in Council Tax Band E.

Freehold – subject to Solicitors verification.

By appointment through the Agents on Grimsby 311000.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 June 2015


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