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THE OLD POST OFFICE, HOWSHAM LANE, SEARBY CUM OWNBY, BARNETBY

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Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Set on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds within the pretty village of Searby cum Ownby, a former farmstead dating back to early 1900s it was later converted into the local Post Office. Over the years the property has been significantly extended whilst retaining many original features including tiled fireplaces and low beamed ceilings. The cottage style accommodation briefly comprises:- a pretty Entrance Porch leading into a good size Hallway where the dog leg staircase rises to the first floor Landing. There is a bay fronted Sitting Room, a separate Dining Room, Sun Lounge linking to the Utility Room, a rustic style Kitchen features built in cabinets whilst on the first floor there are five good size Bedrooms and a modern Family Bathroom with a white suite. Set within good size gardens at the rear with a generous patio, a raised lawn and an integral Garage to the front. A unique family home. EPC Rating - F

GROUND FLOOR
ENTRANCE PORCH
A pretty canopied entrance porch with a part glazed front door leading into the entrance hall.

ENTRANCE HALL
Where the return dog leg staircase leads to an interesting first floor landing. The hallway has a varying height ceiling with a radiator and a sliding sash window.

FRONT SITTING ROOM 4.01m (13'2") x 4.22m (13'10") extending to 5.18m
(17'0") into bay
A lovely cottage room with stone face white washed walls in original cast and tiled open fire place, beamed ceiling and a radiator. It has a sliding sash front window and a unique half moon shaped bay window overlooking the front garden.

DINING ROOM 3.96m (13'0") x 2.82m (9'3")
Another pleasant room with a cast and tiled open fire place, a radiator and French style doors opening into the sun lounge.

SUN LOUNGE 3.07m (10'1") x 1.93m (6'4")
Extended in later years to provide a pleasant small room overlooking the garden. With a radiator and double glazed windows.

KITCHEN 6.12m (20'1") max x 3.05m (10'0") narrowing to 1.7
0m (5'7")
A country style kitchen with a range of pine custom built units featuring solid worktops and glass display cabinets. It has a Belfast pot sink with mixer taps, a 4 ring gas hob with pull out cooker hood and over head extractor fan, a large built in fridge, integrated dishwasher and a lovely tile recess fireplace featuring a Stanley freestanding gas fire and AGA providing central heating. The kitchen has a stone tiled floor, recess ceiling spotlights, space for a small table and chairs and a double glazed window. A further part glazed door leads onto the utility room.

UTILITY ROOM 2.90m (9'6") x 1.90m (6'3")
Featuring a tiled floor, double glazed windows overlooking the garden and a further part glazed exterior door.

FIRST FLOOR
LANDING
Featuring a split level landing providing access to all rooms. There is a built in airing cupboard, a radiator and a further low level sliding sash front window.

BEDROOM ONE 2.87m (9'5") x 4.17m (13'8") extending to 5.56m (1
8'3") into door recess
A comfortable en-suite bedroom with fitted pine wardrobes, matching stripped pine floor and skirting boards, a radiator and double glazed rear window overlooking the garden.

ENSUITE BATHROOM
A traditional bathroom suite in white comprising close coupled w.c, pedestal wash hand basin and a cast iron bath with ball and claw foot. There is a thermostatic shower with rail/curtain, tiling to splash backs, a radiator and recess lighting.

BEDROOM TWO 3.43m (11'3") from wardrobes x 3.84m (12'7") max
With steps leading down to a lovely cottage style bedroom with a part sloping ceiling, built in pine wardrobes, a radiator and a double glazed bay front window.

BEDROOM THREE 3.96m (13'0") x 2.44m (8'0") widening to 2.87m (9
'5")
An 'L' shaped bedroom with original cast iron fireplace, wood stripped floor, a radiator and double glazed rear window.

BEDROOM FOUR 2.79m (9'2") x 2.36m (7'9") widening to 3.00m (9'1
0")
A pleasant bedroom with a radiator and double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.

BEDROOM FIVE 3.76m (12'4") x 2.41m (7'11") narrowing to 1.32m
(4'4")
With a radiator and double glazed front window.

BATHROOM 2.74m (9'0") x 1.68m (5'6")
A smart modern tiled bathroom featuring a white suite comprising close coupled w.c, pedestal wash hand basin and panel bath with mixer corner tap and additional Aqualisa shower with a glass screen. It has a radiator and a double glazed window to the rear aspect.

GARAGE 6.43m (21'1") x 2.44m (8'0") widening to 3.05m (1
0'0")
A spacious garage with two double doors providing access to the rear, power and light and an up and over door to the front.


OUTSIDE
The property enjoys a manageable front garden with raised brick flower borders and steps leading to the front door. A side gate leads into a lovely two tiered rear garden with generous flag paved patio and shrub borders with an ornamental wall and steps leading onto a raised lawn. Well planted with a variety of specimen shrubs, conifers and there is a Willow tree in one corner. The garden has a shed and fencing to the perimeters.

SERVICES
Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage are connected.

CENTRAL HEATING
Comprises radiators as detailed above connected to the Stanley AGA central heating system located in the Kitchen.

DOUBLE GLAZING
The property has the benefit of double glazed and sliding sash windows set in softwood frames.

SECURITY
A security alarm system is installed.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
West Lindsey District Council.

COUNCIL TAX
Our enquiries of the Local Authority indicate the property to be in Council Tax Band D.

TENURE
Freehold - subject to Solicitors verification.

VIEWING
By appointment through the Agents on Grimsby 311000.


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