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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Humberston Ave, Grimsby

Sold STC £545,000

Property Description

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Bettles, Miles and Holland are very happy to offer to the market this former Hunting Lodge built in the mid 1850’s. This is a property oozing with period style which is set within 1 acre. Set back from the road and you get a feeling of being in the country. A property of character with large private gardens, this is a home to enjoy. There are 3 living rooms and the beautiful orangery, large and nicely fitted kitchen-breakfast room with integrated equipment. There is a rear lobby, utility room and laundry room.
Upstairs there are 4 double bedrooms (three of which have fitted wardrobes), a large bathroom and an additional modern shower room. The gardens are beautiful, a private gated and security monitored drive from the Avenue. There are lawns, and an all weather tennis court with practice wall. u.PVC double glazing to the most part, some original timber with sealed units, all in good order. Gas fired central heating and CCTV so that you can see who is coming up to the front gate before you open it. Also outline planning permission for a detached dwelling on possible separate plot behind the garage.

Entrance - Under the little canopy in the "Norman Arch", the solid timber door fits perfectly. Black hinges, letter box and handle and the remains of the original black iron bell to the side.

Hall - In this hall first of all the round leaded window then the high level leaded window too,a carpet square in the laminate floor by the door. There is a central heating radiator and shelf, an ornate deep delph rack. The hall travels across the ground floor to the spelled staircase with Oak newels. On the way, passing doors to the reception rooms. Ahead, a further central heating radiator, under the stairs a door leads to the wine cellar. Glass blocks provide additional light here. Back and around the other side of the stairs to a recess for coat hooks and then onto the cloakroom.

Cloakroom - All walls are nicely tiled, as is the floor. A white close coupled toilet and wash hand basin, chrome towelling radiator, extractor.

Cellar - Original wine cellar which now can offer a multitude of uses.

Lounge - 24'x 15' - A beautiful room with deep floor to ceiling double glazed sash windows. French style doors open onto the terrace and further windows to the side. In this room, a beautiful carved marble mantle, a slate hearth and ornate black iron sides. This open fire arrangement now with an open stove. The ceiling in this room with 2 ornate roses, a plaster run depicting the original drop to the picture rail. 3 central heating radiators, 1 each end of the side windows and one across the room. It really is a superb lounge.

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Snug - 19'x 13'9" plus the bay, - You can imagine this room in the winter, cold outside, a blazing fire in the superb fireplace within the walk in Inglenook, all walls are oak panelled, the floor stained and polished oak boards, the Inglenook with pews each side and also little windows above. The brick fireplace is exceptional. There is a walk in bay with views across the front garden. This with sash windows, all double glazed and a low double radiator here. This is such a lovely room.

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Dining Room - 14'8" x 13'1" - The dining room entered by a glazed door from the hallway. The room opens to the kitchen. There is a tiled floor here, downlighters and coving, the chimney breast with an inset gas fire with a stainless steel surround. To the side, double glazed sash windows, a central heating radiator below, then a further sash window in the corner with another radiator below that. The meter cabinet is in the corner of this room, then across, glass blocks form a square feature with a stainless steel rectangular surround. The intercom from the gates is here as is the CCTV.

Then under a wide archway into the kitchenbreakfast room.

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Kitchen-Breakfast Room - The slate floor continues through here, above downlighters and coving all around. Then panels of bevelled floor to ceiling mirrors on one side opposite the units. Here, these units, doors and drawers with inlaid panels and antique ceramic and brass style door furniture, coved tops and valances, the shapely black shiny granite work tops all around. Matching upstands then tiled reveals above with concealed lighting. Pelmets with downlighters, windows to the front and back in u.PVC. There is an integrated double oven with 5 gas hobs, a plate warmer, a grill and 2 ovens, above there is the extractor. An integrated dishwasher, close to the Carron Phoenix inset sink unit and mixer and around and across the room to the breakfast area, a beautiful matching dresser unit. Plenty of space for a table and chairs by the corner window looking down into the garden.


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Orangery - 15'x 14' - Through French style doors into the Orangery, low panelled walls providing room to sit on comfortably, a built in convector heater, all sealed units glazed with white frames, above the roof in the Victorian style with the lantern style top, stained glass. The floor in terracotta style and then double glazed, double doors lead out to the garden.

Back through the kitchen to the rear lobby, from the kitchen area through an unusual door with a "Norman" style framework. This lobby really used as the entrance hall by everybody who comes by car, because you park just around the back here. There is a lovely wide casement of u.PVC double glazed door and side lights with leaded work and stained glass here. There is a tiled floor, the central heating radiator on the left, a utility room on the right and then a little laundry room on the other side. Both of these rooms are entered through hasp and staple doors.

Utility Room - 13'6" x 7'9" - With a tiled floor, fitted units surround and a worktop, stainless steel sink unit, room for the American style fridge here, original window to the garden at the side. The borrowed light window at the other side to the lobby.

Laundry Room - 9'8" x 5'approx. And a little step. - Here you will find plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer, the central heating boiler is here as is the hot water cylinder.

Landing - Taking the spelled stairs, on the half return, a u.PVC double glazed window with stained glass overlight to the side. The landing with a ceiling forming the roof line. One central heating radiator on the main landing another in the large cupboard here, it has shelving and a loft entrance, coat hooks and a u.PVC double glazed window of its own. At the end of the far landing, down steps, a corner cabinet, a roof light above this then the linen store, a u.PVC double glazed window here.

Family Bathroom - 15'6" x 14'6" - Rather a spacious room with underfloor heating. Tiled up to the border, 2 u.PVC double glazed windows, walls papered up to the picture rail and then sloping, large extractor fan, the suite is floral, twin wash hand basins with vanity mirrors and shelving, bidet, close coupled toilet, Jacuzzi bath with hand held mixers, tall cabinets each side and a mirror behind. In the far corner, a large shower cabinet, also in this room a heated towel radiator. 2 central heating radiators, vanity mirrors, all fittings are gold plated.

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Bedroom 1 - 15'6" x 14'6" - Situated to the front of the property, through the sash window which is double glazed and u.PVC a fabulous look down the garden. There is an oriole u.PVC double glazed window to the side as well. High ceiling, central heating radiator, lovely wardrobes and drawers, a corner vanity unit, bedside units, 2 radiators, a laminate floor, it is a wonderful bedroom.

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Bedroom 2 - 15'7" x 14'6" - Situated to the front and side are u.PVC double glazed windows to, floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes and vanity drawers, there is a picture rail, two central heating radiators, wash hand basin which is cabinetised with vanity units above and mirror and on top the pelmet with downlighters.

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Bedroom 3 - 10'6" x 10'2" + wardrobe - This bedroom is to the side of the property with a u.PVC double glazed window, laminate floor, fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors, central heating radiator and another high ceiling.

Bedroom 4 - 18'6" x 7'8" - This is at the far end of the landing, down a step, two u.PVC double glazed windows, coving to the ceiling, a central heating radiator.

Shower Room - Just off the landing complete with large shower cubicle with a chrome power shower, downlighters and an extractor, a close coupled toilet, a wash hand basin, the walls are nicely tiled, downlighters to the ceiling, chrome towelling radiator, a central heating radiator, 2 u.PVC obscure double glazed windows and a built in cabinet.

Outbuildings - There are 3 useful walk in stores here, one could be used as a workshop, one is used for storage of solid fuel. One is the original tack room and still has fireplace and saddle.

Garages - There are automatic up and over opening doors, there is a double garage one side and a single garage the other, all nicely joined together with light and power and of brick and slate construction.

Gardens - The drive is gated by the entrance from Humberston Avenue and it is security controlled, you can operate it from the diningkitchen and you can see who is coming to the gates. As you drive up you are parallel with the wonderful south facing garden, absolutely surrounded by trees, shrubs, bushes and colour, the drive which is superbly made in quality crazy paving as you come to the house.
There is a second set of gates close to the property, are normally left open. The driveway sweeps around the back of the property between it and the garaging.
The front garden is pretty, there is a terrace by the lounge and then hidden away, a further terrace/patio by the orangery. The lawn continues around here and then onto the all weather tennis court, with a practice wall and a chain link fence all around. In front of the tennis court and between that and the garaging there is a nicely decked area where you can sit and watch those playing tennis. There is a bar b que here and partly roofed too.
Then down a step and into another large lawn, mature hedging, privacy here, a lovely large garden shed too.

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