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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Becks, Horncastle, Lincs.

Sold STC £290,000

Property Description

Key features

  • SUPERB DETACHD PERIOD HOUSE
  • SYMPATHETICALLY REFURBISHED
  • 4 DBLE BEDROOMS, 3 RECEPTIONS
  • 213 CONSERVATORY (glass roof)
  • 24 LOUNGE (wood burner), OFFICE
  • KITCHEN BREAKFAST & PANTRY
  • 3 BATH/SHOWER ROOMS, WC
  • SOUTH FACING SECLUDED GARDEN
  • GARAGE, WORKSHOP, UTILITY
  • GENEROUS PLOT, walk to town centre

Full description

A very spacious extended and sympathetically refurbished executive four double bedroom, three reception period home on a generous plot with a south facing very secluded rear garden and yet within walking distance of the town centre.

There is now a well designed small development on this street with this property being the only original cottage.

It has period charm and character with modern comfortable living and the circa 1820 property is believed to have once been the Dymoke family home who were the Kings Champion.

The property consists of an entrance, 24'7" (7m 49cm) lounge, 21'3" (6m 48cm) UPVC conservatory with double glazed roof, office, kitchen breakfast room with walk in pantry, utility room, W.C, inner hall, front and rear landings with staircases, bath and shower room, new en-suite, new second shower room, four double bedrooms, garage, extensive York stone style paved patio, wooden decked seating area, enormous wooden workshop and south facing secluded and landscaped established rear garden.

It also benefits from UPVC double glazing, mains gas central heating, hard wired smoke and heat detectors, replacement chrome light and power switches, wall mounted TV aerial and power cables fitted behind the walls, new flooring and is offered freehold.

Located only a short walk from the centre of the market town of Horncastle which has its own amenities including supermarkets, doctors, dentist, main Post Office, grammar, secondary and primary schools, indoor bowling green, swimming pool and fitness centre and from there to country and river walks.



Rear of the property
York stone style paved very generous patio across the full width of the property including to the French doors to the glass roofed conservatory and (with outside ceiling light over the doors) to the kitchen breakfast room, as well as an adjacent raised wooden decked seating area. There is also an outside water tap.

The York stone style paving continues down one side of the property passing two brass outside lantern lights, the gas and electricity wall meter housings, storage area for bins and onto a brick arch with wooden gate providing pedestrian access to the front.

Rear garden
The south facing secluded and landscaped established rear garden is laid to lawn and has feature areas including brick raised bark areas of plants and shrubs, a circular paved miniature style patio with inset central tree, hedging and timber raised shaped vegetable plots as well as shaped brick edged beds.

A quarry tiled path runs down the centre of the garden separating the lawn and feature areas and at the end of the garden there is an enormous wooden workshop 19'11" by 10' (6m 7cm x 3m 5cm) max dimensions (entered via double doors and having windows both to the front and down one side looking onto the rear garden) with very generous outside storage space to its rear.

The whole of the rear is enclosed with extensive brick walling and wooden close boarded feather edged fencing.

Front
Generous frontage. The front door porch has an illuminated number and name plaque to one side and a brass outside lantern light to the other side. The garage has a light oak effect metal up and over door with lighting over and there is a brick archway with wooden gate providing pedestrian access to the rear.

View ot the front

Entrance hall
Entered via a UPVC panelled external door top half decoratively obscure double glazed, coir flooring, wooden door to understairs storage cupboard (having its own ceiling light) and wooden panelled door top panels obscure glazed off to the very generous lounge.

Lounge ( 24'7" by 11'11" (7m 49cm x 3m 63cm) max dimensions)
Two UPVC windows to the rear with views to the south facing garden beyond, room window to the front, ceiling lights with period style cornicing and ceiling roses, four bespoke chrome picture wall lights, feature exposed brick fireplace with York stone style hearth and inset Highlander 10 glass and cast iron multi fuel burner (which is serviced annually) with 'timber' fire resistant concrete mantle and vermiculite mineral wall paper over, 'period' blue painted walls, double radiator with thermostat valve, satellite TV aerial, terrestrial TV point, telephone point, four double electrical power sockets, carpet, carpeted stairs with wooden balustrading and wall light to the first floor, UPVC double glazed French doors off to the conservatory and wooden panelled doors top half glazed off to the office and inner hall.

Another view of the lounge

Conservatory ( 21'3" by 11'8" (6m 48cm x 3m 56cm) max dimensions incl sills PLUS recess)
This is another feature of the property being very generous and having a double glazed roof, views over the extensive York stone style paved patio and secluded south facing garden, six window openings, ceiling light and two bespoke wall lights, exposed brick walls to approximately one third height, double radiator with thermostat valve, electric wall mounted smart heater, three double electrical power sockets, quality oak floorboard effect laminate flooring, wooden panelled door top panels glazed off the modern fitted kitchen breakfast and circular window, with LED lighting, off to the inner hall.

Another view of teh conservatory

Office ( 11'11" by 7'6" (3m 63cm x 2m 29cm) max dimensions, irregular shape)
Two UPVC double glazed windows to the front, room window to the rear, period style cornicing, double radiator with thermostat valve, five double and a single electrical power sockets, water stop cock and carpet.

Kitchen breakfast room ( 16' by 11'9" (4m 88cm x 3m 58cm) max dimensions)
UPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the decked seating area and south facing secluded garden, two ceiling lighting bars each having six LED spot lights.

Range of modern kitchen soft closure base units including drawers, pan drawers, open storage shelf unit and matching wall units including double fronted obscure glazed unit, full height slide out soft closure unit with wire drawers, roll edged laminate worktops, inset one and a half bowl sink with drainer and swan neck mixer taps, part tiled walls, built in Hotpoint smoked glass fronted double oven including fan assisted and grill, Hotpoint stainless steel four ring gas hob with a Franke stainless steel canopy hood extractor and light over the hob, built in Baumatic fridge freezer and built in Electorlux dishwasher.

Double radiator with thermostat valve, five double electrical power sockets excluding the previously detailed appliances, oak floorboard effect laminate flooring, UPVC double glazed French doors off to the patio and rear garden and wooden panelled door top half glazed off to the walk in pantry (which has its own light, two double electrical power sockets and ceramic tiled floor).

Another view of the kitchen

Inner hall ( 8'6" by 4'1" (2m 59cm x 1m 24cm) PLUS recess, irregular shape)
Ceiling light and flush fitting halogen ceiling light, hard wired smoke alarm, Hive thermostatic control for the central heating, radiator with thermostat valve, double electrical power socket, ceramic tiled floor, wooden panelled doors top half glazed off to the lounge, conservatory, utility room (which in turn leads to W.C.), solid wooden door to the attached integral garage, bespoke wooden paddle stairs to the first floor rear landing.

Utility room ( 6'7" by 4'10" (2m 1cm x 1m 47cm) max dimensions, irregular shape)
Ceiling strip light, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, roll edge laminate worktop, double fronted wall unit and matching full height storage unit, wall mounted Vaillant mains gas fired combination boiler, eco TEC plus 937 boiler, two double electrical power sockets, oak floorboard effect laminate flooring and wooden panelled door off to the W.C.

W.C. ( 6'8" by 2'10" (2m 3cm x 0m 86cm) max dimensions)
Walls fully tiled with a feature central border, coving, low level close coupled toilet, oval hand basin and single mixer tap and vanity unit with cupboard under and glass shelf over, air vent and oak floorboard effect laminate flooring.

Landing ( 12' by 7'4" (3m 66cm x 2m 24cm) max dimensions incl stairs, irregular shape)
UPVC double glazed window to the front, including views over generous landscaped gardens, period style cornicing and ceiling light rose, hard wired smoke alarm, access to roof void, radiator with thermostat valve, double electrical power socket, wooden balustrading, carpet and oak doors off to the family bath and shower room, master bedroom (which leads to the en-suite), second double bedroom which has its own access to the rear landing which in turn leads to the second shower room and fourth double bedroom.

Bath and shower room ( 9' by 7'2" (2m 74cm x 2m 18cm) max dimensions)
UPVC obscure double glazed window to the rear, five ceiling flush fitting halogen lights, panelled bath with contemporary mixer taps, feature full stone tiled wall, majority of remaining walls tiled to half height, corner quadrant shower cubicle with sliding curved glass doors, pedestal hand basin with swan neck mixer taps, low level close coupled toilet, heated towel rail, extractor fan and wood effect ceramic tiled floor.

Another view of the bath and shower room

Master bedroom ( 11'10" by 10'5" (3m 61cm x 3m 18cm) max dimensions)
UPVC double glazed window to the rear including overlooking the patio and garden, period style ceiling rose and pendant light, arched recessed lighting pelmet all across one wall having two further wall lights under the pelmet with all the lighting having additional switches to either side of the bed space, radiator with thermostat valve, TV aerial and power point for wall mounted TV, telephone point, three double electrical power sockets, carpet and oak panelled door top half bevel edged glazed off to the en-suite.

En-suite ( 6' by 4' (1m 83cm x 1m 22cm) max dimensions)
Brand new, fully tiled with travertine style porcelain tiling, three ceiling flush fitting LED lights including extractor light, double width and length shower cubicle with curved glass shower screen, fixed monsoon shower and hand held shower, recess shelf for toiletries, corner low level close coupled toilet, wall hung hand basin with fountain tap, extractor fan and underfloor heating.

Fourth double bedroom ( 12' by 8'3" (3m 66cm x 2m 51cm) max dimensions, irregular shape)
UPVC double glazed window to the side, ceiling light, arched recessed LED lighting pelmet all across one wall, radiator with thermostat valve, TV aerial and power point for wall mounted TV, three double electrical power sockets, teak floorboard effect laminate flooring.

Second double bedroom ( 18'8" by 9'10" (5m 69cm x 3m) max dimensions, irregular shape)
UPVC double glazed window to the front with views to generous landscaped gardens, three ceiling lights and a wall light, double radiator with thermostat valve, TV and power points for wall mounted TV, three further double electrical power sockets, carpet and wooden door off to rear landing.

Rear landing (9'1" by 6'7" (2m 77cm x 2m 1cm) incl stairs PLUS recess)
Velux double glazed roof window, hard wired smoke detector, access to roof void, double electrical power socket, wooden balustrading, carpet and oak panelled doors off to new second shower room and to third double bedroom.

Second new shower room ( 8'10" by 7'1" (2m 69cm x 2m 16cm) max dimensions, irregular shape )
Velux double glazed roof window to the side, all wall fully tiled including a stone tiled feature wall, four ceiling flush fitting LED lights including extractor light, remainder of the walls porcelain tiled with feature vertical mosaic borders and slate tile effect ceramic tiled floor, corner quadrant shower cubicle with a sliding glass curved doors and a Bristan bliss LED shower, pedestal hand basin with a single fountain mixer tap, low level close coupled toilet and heated towel rail.

Another view of the shower room

Third double bedroom ( 12' by 10'4" (3m 66cm x 3m 15cm) floor dimensions)
UPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the garden, eight ceiling flush fitting LED lights, flexible reading light to either side of the bed head and all the lights can be controlled by switches to the side of the bed, built in blue tooth speakers to the sides of the bed, double radiator with thermostat valve, TV point, four double electrical power sockets, light teak effect laminate flooring, part sloping ceilings and a range of bespoke built in bedroom furniture, including two mirror fronted wardrobes having hanging rail with shelf over, mirrored dressing table between the wardrobes having three drawers to either side of a seat recess, built in chest of three drawers and a built in desk with a drawer under.

Garage ( 17'2" by 8'10" (5m 23cm x 2m 69cm) max dimensions, irregular shape)
Oak effect metal up and over door, window to the side, ceiling light, electricity consumer unit, some shelving to one side and electrical power socket.

Services
Mains electricity (with smart meter), gas (with Hive active heating), water and drainage are connected.

Local Authority
East Lindsey District Council, Tedder Hall, Manby Park, Louth, Lincs. LN11 8UP
Tel No: 01507 601111


Notes
The agent hasn't tested any apparatus; fixture, fitting or service and so cannot verify that they are in working order. Measurements are intended as a guideline only and shouldn't be relied upon to purchase carpets or fittings. Prospective purchasers should commission their own inspections or obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor prior to exchange of contracts.
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Energy Efficiency Rating (EER)
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Floor plans
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Viewings
All viewings are accompanied and strictly by appointment through Lincs4homes Estate Agents, 10 East Street, Horncastle, Lincs, LN9 6AZ.
Tel: 01507 524910
E-mail: saleslincs4homes.co.uk


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 August 2016

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