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Tenure: Freehold

A most splendid late Edwardian detached family residence standing within wonderful mature gardens extending to 2/3 of an acre. Built in 1910, the property is a stunning and capacious quality family home exuding all the charm and character from its era, retaining original features as one would expect. The property boasts FIVE Bedrooms, four Reception Rooms and two Bathrooms and has been extended in later years to create a fabulous sun Lounge overlooking the landscaped gardens.

On entering one is greeted by a magnificent 25’1” Entrance Hall and Cloakroom where the grand staircase with carved newel posts and balustrade rises to a superb first floor galleried landing. There are three main reception rooms located off the hall. Including the front Dining Room with a central fireplace and bay window, the lovely bay windowed drawing/music room overlooks the park with its beautiful panelled ceiling and open fireplace and there is an excellent sitting room with a deep bay and further single door opening into the loggia. At the far end of the hall an original door leads into a useful inner hall and store room and provides access onto the garden. The large breakfast kitchen features a comprehensive range of solid oak cabinets with peninsular breakfast bar, a walk in pantry and a useful adjoining utility room. Beyond the Kitchen is a wonderful relaxing sun lounge extending to 20’8” with sliding patio doors specially designed to take advantage of the wonderful garden vistas.

On the first floor is a spacious and magnificent galleried landing featuring a beautiful original stained glass leaded window and spelled balustrade. There are five bedrooms most with dual aspect views onto the gardens and some with built in sink units. There are three double bedrooms off the main landing while steps lead down onto a lower landing giving access to a useful study, a principal bathroom and a further connecting shower room with a separate w.c and vanity wash hand basin to bedroom four with built in wardrobe and wonderful bay window overlooking the gardens.

No 5 occupies arguably one of the largest gardens along this sought after residential location overlooking Peoples Park and is within reasonable walking distance of the town centre. Set within extensive grounds approaching two thirds of an acre the gardens are best viewed from the rear, which are an absolute joy for the enthusiastic gardener. Resembling a private park, the garden has a profusion of colour and its magnificent towering trees create the perfect backdrop. Neat bordered lawns sweep around the rear of the home featuring various sheltered small ‘pocket’ gardens interspersed with flower beds, a pond and a tree lined pathway linking a wonderful loggia adjoin the rear sitting room. Whilst occupying a broad frontage the property the property features two front driveways. The main driveway has a crazy paved entrance screened by double gates leading in turn to the single garage with electric door. This area provides a safe and secure parking bay and gives access to the kitchen.

A second driveway is situated on the far southern boundary and a long tree lined driveway leads in turn to a large detached brick garage measuring 20’1 x 18’3 and has a further single garage adjacent complete with electric door. This extra area provides excellent flexible space for a number of uses and is features a brick and fenced boundary ensuring privacy for the present owner.

The property is well located for the facilities of central Grimsby Institute and other colleges and local private schools include St Martins and St James on nearby Bargate. Regular buses serve the area and the railway station and hospital are close by. Home to the same family for over 40 years, the property represents a rare opportunity to acquire a most imposing and respectable detached residence in this prestigious location set within wonderful gardens and must be seen to be appreciated.

An ornate Entrance Porch with exterior light and original front door with stained glass leaded window.

RECEPTION HALL 7.65m (25'1") x 3.20m (10'6")
A magnificent Reception Hall featuring a grand return staircase with carved newel posts and spelled balustrade rising to a beautiful first floor galleried Landing. The traditional Hallway enjoys a high ceiling with original cornice, deep skirting boards, wall panelling, a radiator and stain glass leaded windows.

With low flush w.c and scalloped wash hand basin.

DINING ROOM 4.78m (15'8") x 3.99m (13'1")
A generous room with original ceiling cornice, picture rail, deep skirting boards and a deep recessed tiled fireplace. It has a radiator and a secondary double glazed bay window with leaded lights overlooking the front garden.

DRAWING ROOM/MUSIC ROOM 6.27m (20'7") x 5.51m (18'1")
A splendid room featuring a beautiful original panelled ceiling with wall panelling, delft rack and a deep walk in bay. There is a marble open fireplace flanked by two original leaded windows, two radiators and a lovely round bay window overlooking the front garden.

SITTING ROOM 5.71m (18'9") x 4.75m (15'7")
Another glorious room with feature archway into a deep walk in secondary glazed bay window overlooking the side garden. It has a central fireplace with marble inlay housing a living flame gas fire. Original ceiling cornice with delft rack, two radiators and a bevel glazed door opening into the loggia.

With walk in pantry cupboard, a radiator and half glazed door opening into the loggia.

KITCHEN 5.51m (18'1") x 3.99m (13'1")
A large breakfast kitchen featuring a range of solid oak fronted base and wall mounted units with a combination of polished worktops and tiled surfaces extending to a peninsular unit. It has a stainless steel sink with mixer taps and tile splashback. There is a gas and electric cooker point with an overhead extractor fan, pine panelled ceiling, large glazed window and exterior door. Leading off the kitchen is a useful walk in pantry cupboard with meat safe.

A further door leads into a large utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and vent for a tumble dryer.

SUN LOUNGE 6.30m (20'8") x 3.51m (11'6") widening to 4.29m (1
Extended in 1992 and providing a valuable addition to this already fabulous home with full height patio doors providing panoramic views onto the south westerly facing gardens.

LANDING 7.65m (25'1") x 3.23m (10'7")
A stunning first floor galleried landing with high ceiling original cornicing, deep skirting boards, original radiators and a beautiful leaded stained glass window facing the front aspect. A further open arch with steps lead down to a corridor landing. All rooms lead directly off as follows.

MASTER BEDROOM 4.90m (16'1") x 4.60m (15'1")
A lovely size double bedroom tastefully decorated and enjoying dual aspect views onto Peoples Park and the gardens. With built in wardrobes along one wall, two radiators and a secondary glazed bow window.

BEDROOM TWO 4.75m (15'7") x 4.47m (14'8")
A large double bedroom with high ceiling cornice, picture rail and pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and light over. It has a radiator and dual aspect secondary glazed windows onto the gardens below.

BEDROOM THREE 4.22m (13'10") x 4.01m (13'2")
With fitted units along one wall incorporating a wash basin with mirror and light, a radiator and secondary glazed windows overlooking the park.

With a separate w.c and vanity wash hand basin.

STUDY 2.79m (9'2") x 2.01m (6'7")
Fitted with built in storage and shelf space and with a single glazed side window.

BEDROOM FOUR 5.69m (18'8") into bay x 2.92m (9'7")
This room has dual aspect windows enjoying beautiful views onto the rear garden. With a fitted wardrobe into the chimney breast, a radiator and sink unit with mirror above. A connecting door leads into the shower room providing ensuite facilities.

With a coloured suite comprising low flush w.c, bidet and wash hand basin. There is a modern off set shower cubicle with electric shower and glass sliding door. It has a chrome heated towel rail and a single glazed side window.

BEDROOM FIVE 3.05m (10'0") to wardrobes x 3.07m (10'1")
Another lovely bedroom with a feature secondary glazed leaded oriel bay window overlooking the gardens, built in wardrobes and a radiator.

With suite in white comprising pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and a panelled bath with overhead shower and glass screen. Partly tiled with a radiator and a single glazed side window. There is a separate w.c. leading off the lower landing.

The property stands within wonderful extensive grounds approaching two thirds of an acre. The property occupies a wide frontage along Park Drive approached via a paved stone driveway through electric double gates to extra space for parking at the garage. The rear garden resembles a parkland with its extensive lawns, water features and patio areas are well screened by plants and shrubs and to the perimeters. The gardens enjoy a predominately south westerly facing aspect ideal for al fresco entertaining. On the southern side boundary there is a separate tree lined driveway providing access to a second large brick garage measuring 6.43m (21'1") x 5.56m (18'3") with further single garage. This area would provide excellent flexible space for a number of potential uses.

GARAGE 6.43m (21'1") x 5.56m (18'3")
Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage are connected.

Comprises radiators as detailed above connected to the Worcester Bosch combination central heating boiler location in the kitchen – installed November 2014.

North East Lincolnshire Council.

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

Freehold – subject to Solicitors verification.

By appointment through the Agents on Grimsby 311000.

The property has original stain glass leaded windows with secondary glazing and some uPVC framed double glazing.

A security alarm system is installed through the house.


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