6 bedroom house for saleWest Street, Horncastle
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- 6 Bedrooms
- 5 Bathrooms
- Self Contained 1 Bedroom Cottage
- Gardens & Parking
- Town Centre Location
A fine 6 bedroom, Grade ll* Listed period residence with a separate self contained one bedroom holiday let cottage, gardens and ample off road parking. The property is conveniently situated within easy walking distance of local amenities in the historic market town of Horncastle.
Introduction - The property is believed to date from the time of William and Mary and retains a wealth of period features including shuttered sash windows and a three storey Georgian facade, high ceilings, fireplaces, a tiled floor, panelling and cellar.
There has been significant refurbishment carried out over the last two years but there remains further work to complete the project. As the property is Listed the relevant permissions and consents will need to be considered.
The accommodation for the main house includes a grand Reception Hall with a tiled floor and a central staircase rising to the first and second floors, a Drawing Room and Dining Room with open fireplaces, a Kitchen/Breakfast Room overlooking the garden, a scullery/utility room and a shower room to the ground floor. From the hall steps lead down to the cellar. On the First floor there are four bedrooms and three bathrooms, including a guest suite, and an upstairs panelled sitting room with fireplace.
On the second floor there are two further double bedrooms, a dressing room and store room/potential walk-in wardrobe.
Attached to the rear of the house there is a garden store with potential to become a utility room, and a former stable. Beyond this there is a separate, self contained cottage with Dining Room, Kitchen, Sitting Room, double bedroom and Bathroom. The cottage is currently let until June 2018.
The gardens are all to the rear of the property and comprise a formal garden and a large parking area.
Location - In the market town of Horncastle there are a range of day to day local amenities including doctors' surgery, dentist, supermarkets, banks, library and Post Office. Educational facilities include the Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Banovallum Secondary School and Horncastle Primary School. The property is also conveniently situated for access to Lincoln, Boston, Louth and the other nearby market towns.
Directions - From our High Street offices turn left. Follow the road through the Market Place into Bridge Street, over the bridge and into West Street. The property will be found on your right hand side, just after the turning for Prospect Street.
Main House -
Reception Hall - 13'5 x 15'2 (4.09m x 4.62m) - Entered via the main front door. An impressive entrance to the property with two sash windows with shutters to the front and 8'6" ceilings. The main staircase rises to the first floors. Period tiled flooring. Panelled doors to the principal accommodation.
Drawing Room - 18'5 x 16'4 (5.61m x 4.98m) - A well proportioned room with a continuation of the high ceilings. Exposed floor boards. Open fireplace. Two sash windows with shutters to the front.
Dining Room - 18'2 x 14'8 (5.54m x 4.47m) - Two sash windows with shutters to the front. Open fireplace with marble surround and mantel. Exposed floor boards.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 12'1 x 15'2 (3.68m x 4.62m) - Located at the rear of the property with a sash picture window providing a pleasant outlook over the garden. The kitchen is currently fitted with a Belfast sink with wooden worktops to either side. A former fireplace provides a recess for a gas fired, range style cooker and to either side of the chimney breast there is full height display shelving. The facing wall also has shelving to either side of the entrance door. Exposed floor boards.
Inner Hall - With a door off the Reception Hall and providing access to the Scullery and Shower Room.
Scullery - 22'3 x 14'4 (6.78m x 4.37m) - A useful room which is currently utilised as a Utility/Laundry Room, and the current owner did have the intention to convert this to a large Kitchen and the current Kitchen to a Study/Library. There is currently a butler's sink with adjacent marble and timber tops, a deep former fireplace recess, windows and door to the rear garden and door to the garden store. A second staircase rises to a rear first floor landing which in turn gives an alternative access to the Guest Suite.
Shower Room - Fitted with a glazed shower cubicle, a corner wash hand basin and WC. Window to the rear.
Cellar - 12'3 x 15'3 (Overall) (3.73m x 4.65m ( Overall)) - Descended to via a flight of brick steps. Divided into two rooms one of which has a window. Brick flooring. Radiator heating.
First Floor Landing - The staircase continues to the second floor. From the staircase there is access into a walk-in store/laundry cupboard. Exposed floor boards, part panelled walls and panelled doors to the first floor accommodation.
First Floor Sitting Room - Their is scope to use this room as a further bedroom if required or alternatively as a large study. Panelled walls concealing built-in cupboards to either side of an open fireplace, two shuttered sash windows to the front and a 10ft ceiling.
Bedroom 1 - 12'3 x 16'6 (3.73m x 5.03m) - With a fireplace to to one wall, a sash picture window overlooking the rear garden and exposed floor boards.
Shower Room - Accessed off the landing but adjacent to Bedroom 1. Fitted with a modern suite comprising a glazed shower, wash hand basin with cupboard under and WC. Part tiled walls, tiled flooring and heated towel rail/radiator. Window.
Bedroom 2 - 14' x 14'3 (4.27m x 4.34m) - Two sash windows to the front with window seats, fireplace and exposed floor boards extending through to an Ensuite Bathroom.
Ensuite Bathroom - With a coloured suite comprising a panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC. Fireplace. Sash Window.
Bedroom 3 - 13'5 x 14'3 (4.09m x 4.34m) - Sash window to the front with window seat. Fireplace. Floor boards.
Guest Bedroom - 21'4 x 14'4 max (6.50m x 4.37m max) - Accessed either from the first floor landing or by a separate staircase and landing from the Scullery. Built-in cupboard. Dormer window to the rear. Floor boards. Door to an Ensuite Bathroom.
Guest Ensuite Bathroom - Fitted with a modern white suite comprising a panelled bath, wash hand basin with cupboard under and WC. Tiled flooring. Part tiled walls. Exposed roof timbers. Heated towel rail/radiator. Dormer window.
Second Floor Landing - Exposed floor boards throughout this floor. Skylight. Latched doors to all rooms.
Bedroom 5 - 14'6 x 21'8 max (4.42m x 6.60m max) - Two dormer windows to the front. Fireplace.
Bedroom 6 - 14'5 x 13'5 (4.39m x 4.09m) - Dormer window to the front. Fireplace.
Dressing Room - 9'2 x 7'3 (2.79m x 2.21m) - Dormer window to the front.
Store - 9'2 x 5'3 (2.79m x 1.60m) - Located off the Dressing Room. Potential to use as a walk-in wardrobe.
Cottage - The one bedroom cottage is currently a holiday let and can provide an annual income to the owner.
Dining Room - 13'10 x 9'6 (4.22m x 2.90m) - With door from the rear garden. Fireplace with multi fuel stove. Stairs to the first floor. A slate tiled floor extends through to the Kitchen.
Kitchen - 13'10 x 4'5 (4.22m x 1.35m) - Fitted with a range of modern units with marble work tops with cupboards and drawers under and wall cupboards over. Inset enamelled sink, induction hob with oven under, integrated fridge/freezer, microwave, part tiled walls. Window to rear.
First Floor Sitting Room - 14'4 x 9'6 (4.37m x 2.90m) - With stairs from the Dining Room. Fireplace. Exposed floor boards. Dormer window. Doors to the Bedroom and Bathroom.
Double Bedroom - 16'1 x 14'6 (4.90m x 4.42m) - Floor boards. Dormer Window.
Bathroom - Fitted with a white suite comprising a panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC. Tiled flooring. Window.
Outside - There is an enclosed passageway from West Street to the rear of the property. There is also vehicular access from further down West Street which leads to the property.
Garden Store - External door from the garden and door to the scullery. Brick flooring.
Former Stable - Still retaining the cattle trough/manger along one wall. Exposed timbers and a brick and stone floor. Door from the garden.
Gardens - To the rear of the house there is a mature garden which is enclosed by a brick wall to one side. The garden has a gravelled and patio area adjacent to the house together with shrub beds and borders. Beyond this there is the lawned garden with established borders and mature trees. A vehicular gateway leads through to the gravelled parking area which provides space for numerous vehicles and is also approached by a right of way from West Street.
General Information -
Tenure - We are advised by the owner that the property is Freehold although we have not had this confirmed through solicitors.
Local Authority - East Lindsey District Council - Telephone 01507 601111.
Council Tax - The Council Tax Band is Band D for the main house and Band A for the cottage.
Services - Mains gas, water, drainage and electricity are connected. Heating is by a gas fired boiler to the main house and by electric to the cottage. We have not tested any heating systems, fixtures or services.
Viewings - Strictly by prior appointment through the owners sole selling agents LOVELLE ESTATE AGENCY - Telephone (01507) 527617.
We recommend that prior to making an appointment to view, prospective purchasers discuss any particular points likely to affect their interest in the property with one of our property consultants who has seen the property in order that you do not make a wasted journey.
Mortgages - Budgeting correctly and choosing the right mortgage for a move is vital. For independent mortgage and insurance advice please call our office on (01507) 527617 to arrange an appointment.
How To Make An Offer - If you are interested in this property then it is important that you contact us at your earliest convenience. Failure to do so may ultimately lead to you losing out on the property.
For any offer you wish to make we will need to establish certain details before negotiation can take place. This is so that our vendor can make an informed choice when negotiating and accepting your offer. You will be asked to provide formal I.D. And address verification, as required under new Money Laundering Legislation. You might also have one or two questions for us, such as which solicitor to choose, or which mortgage lender has the best offers available for me. We have a one stop shop to satisfy all of these needs so please ask.
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