3 bedroom detached house for sale

Chapel Lane, Great Carlton, Louth

£318,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Fantastic Character 'Old School House' in Rural Setting
  • Attached Old School Room - Potential to extend/Work from Home.
  • Lounge, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen & Additional Kitchen Area
  • 1st Floor Bathroom & 3 Bedrooms + Ground Floor Shower Room
  • Office/Studio Inc. Mezzanine Level

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
INCREDIBLE & UNIQUE...Opportunity to 'Escape to the Country', Amazing Character 'Old School House' in Rural Setting with masses of Potential to further develop the Old School Rooms, GREAT for those wishing to work from Home or to simply extend the beautiful existing accommodation. Viewing Essential.


DESCRIPTION
Truly Amazing Family Home, boasting an abundance of potential & Versatility. This charming former School House, understood to date to the Georgian period, is located in the highly desirable Village of Great Carlton & commands an early viewing to gain a clear insight into all that this unique property has to offer. Retaining a number of Character features, the house itself offers beautifully appointed & sympathetically presented 3 Bed accommodation, comprising of a 15' Lounge, 15' Dining Room, Breakfast Room/ Kitchen, plus an additional Kitchen area, a Great Office/Studio area with a mezzanine level & a stylishly presented ground floor Shower Room adjacent. The attached former School Room, used for many years as a workshop area, has 2 useful store rooms adjacent & offers masses of potential, either in its current use or ripe for conversion into additional Living space, subject to necessary planning consents. In an idyllic rural location with views of the surrounding rural landscape the property also offers practical fuel supplies including an oil fired heating system, 16 Vendor owned solar panels, timber sash double glazed windows, an open fire to the Lounge & Log Burners in the Dining Room & Study/Studio. With a Wraparound plot, delightfully presented, with lawned areas, an abundance of plants, trees & shrubs, good off road Parking provisions, plentiful seating & growing areas, garden shed, Greenhouse & the former toilet block, now providing useful outside storage facilities

Accommodation 

Entrance Hallway 9' 2" x 4' ( 2.79m x 1.22m )
With a character entrance door with fan light over, high ceiling with internal high level window into the pantry, radiator, exposed timber flooring, doors to the Lounge and Dining room, this entrance area makes for a really useful work/study area if required.

Lounge 15' 8" x 15' max. into recess ( 4.78m x 4.57m max. into recess )
With a focal slate fireplace, creating a great centre piece to the room, incorporating a cast iron grate and tiled sides and hearth, two radiators, exposed timber flooring, picture rail, built in shelving into the chimney recess, timber Georgian style bay window & two double glazed sash windows to the side elevation allowing for good natural light, wall and spot lights, decorative centre ceiling rose, this room has a great high ceiling creating a a real feel of spaciousness.

Dining Room 14' 11" x 13' 2" max.into chimney recess narrowing to 12' min. ( 4.55m x 4.01m max.into chimney recess narrowing to 3.66m min. )
With two double glazed sash window to the side elevation allowing for a good amount of natural light, radiator, wood burner incorporated within a brick recess and set upon a stone slabbed hearth with a mantle over, a useful 'butler' style storage recess cupboard, exposed beam, ceiling spotlights, timber flooring and an opening into;

Breakfast Kitchen 15' max. into understair recess x 11' 4" max. ( 4.57m max. into understair recess x 3.45m max. )
With an inset electric 'Britannia' range cooker with Calor Gas fired 6 ring gas hob and stainless steel splash back, radiator, enclosed staircase with useful under stairs cupboard, an exterior door which allows access to the side Entrance/ Driveway area, radiator, extractor, double glazed sash window, spot lighting, insulated Brick and terra cotta tiled floor, a low level cupboard to the chimney recess and doors to;

Pantry 5' 6" x 4' ( 1.68m x 1.22m )
With shelving and lighting, internal high ceiling window for natural light via the hallway.

Additional Kitchen Area 11' 8" x 5' 5" ( 3.56m x 1.65m )
This practical additional Kitchen preparation area comprises of a range of 'Bespoke' wall, base and drawer freestanding units, with solid beech wood block work surfaces over, with a drainer facility and a double ceramic inset 'Belfast' sink with chrome mixer taps over, double glazed windows to the side and front elevations allow for good natural light, space and plumbing provision for a Dish washer, space for further appliances including fridge/freezer, wall extractor fan, composite granite tiled flooring and a radiator.

Office/studio/mezzanine Level 19' 8" x 15' 5" max into chimn. recess ( 5.99m x 4.70m max into chimn. recess )
A door from the Breakfast Kitchen allows access into this really versatile & carefully designed room, ideal for a variety of uses, the current owner using the space as a 'Work from Home' office & practical utility area. With exposed timber flooring, painted exposed brick walls, four double glazed sash windows allowing for a good amount of natural light, 2 radiators, space and plumbing for a washing machine and further appliances, Worcester floor standing oil fired combi boiler, shelving, base and wall cupboards with a 1 1/2 bowl inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer taps over & complimentary work top surfaces, wood burner inset into an exposed brick chimney recess and set upon a brick hearth, water and heating timer, two electric meters (standard and 3 phase including units/regulator/ etc. for Solar panels), door allowing access to the ground floor shower room & an open staircase which leads up to;

Mezzanine Level 11' approx. narrowing to 10' 2" into chim. recess x 11' 8" Max. ( 3.35m approx. narrowing to 3.10m into chim. recess x 3.56m Max. )
An open staircase leads up to this really practical & stylish Mezzanine area, with bulkhead style feature lighting, panelled ceiling and exposed brick painted walls.

Ground Floor Shower Room 10' 10" x 4' 11" max. ( 3.30m x 1.50m max. )
Fitted with a low level WC, wall mounted vanity wash hand basin with mixer taps and a useful storage cupboard below, walk in shower cubicle with glass screen with an electric shower therein, tiled splash backs, ceiling spot lights, radiator, double glazed sash window to the the side elevation and insulated granite tiled flooring.

Workshop (former Classrooms) 34' 9" x 14' 11" ( 10.59m x 4.55m )
Accessible off the adjacent Office/Studio by way of original timber & glazed full height classroom doors, set upon a roller system, which are a lovely character feature of the area, in the agents opinion, this space opens up a wealth of potential for any future owner of this property. The Old School Classroom has, for many years, been used by the current & past owners as an attached Workshop area to provide a great space in which to work from home, however, on account of the space & the attached stores, the area would lend itself well to a variety of uses or conversion into further accommodation or as an annexe style living space, (Subject to all necessary planning consents being obtained prior to legal commitment being made to buy if that were the case). With timber tongue and groove panelled ceiling, 5 double glazed sash windows to the side elevation along with a 'picture style' feature window to the end gable wall, all of which allow for an abundance for natural light, timber flooring, rustic painted brick walls, light and power connections & traditional latch style doors to the 2 adjacent storage areas as follows;

Storage Area 1  10' 1" x 6' ( 3.07m x 1.83m )
With lighting, sash double glazed window & timber latch door to courtyard..

Storage Area 2 11' x 6' 1" ( 3.35m x 1.85m )
With lighting, sash double glazed window & timber latch door to courtyard.

Stairs And Landing 
With a return staircase having a brushed steel banister rail, loft access, double glazed obscure glass window allows for natural light, steps leading to an additional landing area with a timber double glazed sash window, spot lighting and 2 radiators.

Bedroom 1 15' 1" x 13' 2" max into chimn. recess ( 4.60m x 4.01m max into chimn. recess )
With a radiator, double glazed sash window which allows for views over the rural landscape nearby and a character decorative cast iron fireplace with over mantle creating a focal point to the room.

Bathroom 11' 9" x 8' 1" ( 3.58m x 2.46m )
Fitted with a stylish 3 piece suite comprising of an inset bath with shower mixer taps over and a glass shower screen, wall mounted sink with mixer taps and illuminated wall mirror over, low level flush WC, radiator, tiled splash backs, framed recess area potential airing cupboard style cupboard, ceiling spot lights, tongue and grooved wood panelling to walls and a timber sash double glazed window with obscured glass.

Bedroom 2 12' x 9' 10" max into recess ( 3.66m x 3.00m max into recess )
Having a sloped ceiling with a radiator and double glazed sash window which allows for views over the rural landscape nearby.

Bedroom 3 15' 6" x 9' 10" ( 4.72m x 3.00m )
Having a sloped ceiling with 2 radiators, access to roof space, with a dual aspect on account of its 2 sash double glazed windows allows for good natural light and which allows for views over the rural landscape nearby and have exposed timber floor boards.

Externally 
The School House has the benefit of a 'Wrap Around' plot, The property is approached via a Driveway / hard standing area allowing for a good amount of off road parking which is fronted with mature trees. The former school toilet block, with it's slate roof covering, now serves as a useful outside storage facility, having been divided into 5 sections, one being an open store set to the centre of the block, whilst to each side are 4 self contained store facilities comprising of a fuel store & 3 further garden stores. There are lawned areas, complimented by planted flower beds and shrub borders, with an ornamental gazebo incorporating a patio area below, a timber garden shed, 500 gallon oil tank, space for Calor Gas Cylinders, a growing plot with attractive paths, a brick and glazed timber greenhouse/potting shed and various pathways leading around the property which has the benefit of an abundance of mature shrubs and trees, all of which are either open plan to the rural lane adjacent or are enclosed with a hedged boundary to the neighbouring properties. Finally, a really lovely feature of this fantastic & unique character home is the School Bell, which still sits in it's bell recess at roof height & is still in working order.

Agents Note 
Prospective buyers are advised that in addition to the Oil Fired Central Heating System, Open Fire & Log Burners, the property also has the benefit of 16 vendor owned Solar Panels which are located on the roof of the Old School Room itself. We have been advised by the vendor that the panels provide electric to the property subject to weather conditions, with the surplus going through to the National Grid in return for financial payment. Further details can be obtained from the selling agent by contacting William H Brown on 01754 768311.


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2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
5. THESE PARTICULARS ARE ISSUED IN GOOD FAITH BUT DO NOT CONSTITUTE REPRESENTATIONS OF FACT OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR CONTRACT. THE MATTERS REFERRED TO IN THESE PARTICULARS SHOULD BE INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED BY PROSPECTIVE BUYERS OR TENANTS. NEITHER SEQUENCE (UK) LIMITED NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS HAS ANY AUTHORITY TO MAKE OR GIVE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATEVER IN RELATION TO THIS PROPERTY.


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01754 484004 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Thorpe Culvert (15.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

William H. Brown, Skegness

20 Roman Bank, Skegness, PE25 2RU

01754 484004 Local call rate

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