Sold STC

Property Summary

A unique opportunity to acquire a refurbished example of mid 19th century Gothic style architecture in the form of a former gatehouse to the town's cemetery. This Grade II detached house is believed to have been built in 1853 and was designed by the Louth born architect Pearson Bellamy who went on to produce designs for public buildings throughout the Midlands region.

Full Details

GROUND FLOOR ENTRANCE
With ashlar surround doorway having a tongue & groove solid wood entrance door, radiator, gas meter, lancet window, spiral staircase tower leading up to first and second floor levels.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING
With dado rail, coved ceiling, radiator, leaded style window and having a second external entrance door from the side garden.

LOUNGE (3.34m x 3.60m max)
(measurements into chimney recess).
With feature fireplace (please note the solid fuel burner pictured is not connected and is not included in the sale) having a wood mantle and tiled hearth, dado and picture rails, coved ceiling, radiator, leaded style double glazed window and door to bathroom.

BATHROOM (3.33M X 2.09M)
With rolltop bath and telephone shower tap, washbasin and w/c, large walk-in tiled shower cubicle having thermostatic shower, part panel walls and dado rail, radiator, leaded style double glazed window to front and single glazed timber framed window to rear elevation.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN (3.27m min x 2.72m)
With fitted kitchen in cream comprising wall and base cupboards, woodblock style worktops, integrated Belling electric hob, De Dietrich oven and extractor hood over, space for washing machine and fridge freezer, stainless steel sink and drainer, tiled splashbacks, radiator, leaded glass style double glazed oriel window and small singled glazed timber framed side window.

STAIRS TO SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Having radiator, dado rail and leaded style window, access to roof space.

BEDROOM ONE (3.64m max x 2.71m)
(measurements into chimney recess).
With cast iron feature fireplace, picture rail, leaded style singled glazed window.

BEDROOM ONE FIREPLACE

BEDROOM TWO (3.65m x 2.37m)
With two leaded style double glazed windows, picture rail, radiator.

BEDROOM THREE (3.30m x 2.11m)
With double glazed leaded style window to front and rear singled glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator.

W/C
With Ideal gas fired central heating combination boiler, handbasin, toilet, extractor fan,

STAIRS TO TOWER ROOF
The spiral staircase leads up from the second floor landing to a landing area with lancet windows and a fixed wooden ladder which provides access via a hatch to the roof of the tower. Standing on the roof you can enjoy panoramic views of Louth and the surrounding area.

OUTSIDE
The entrance to the property is via a tall pointed arch beneath the two floors of the property (which contains external power point) leading to a driveway which provides ample off-street parking. The property's multi layered gardens adjoin the town's cemetery and are mostly laid to lawn with steps leading up to the different levels. To the south side of the house there was formerly a lean-to outbuilding which has full planning permission for a single storey extension under planning reference N/105/00400/20 and is the current location of an external cold water tap.

Services
Understood to have mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Gas central heating (not tested by John Taylors).

Council Tax Band
According to the Valuation Office Agency Website the property is currently in Council Tax Band B.

Local Authority
East Lindsey District Council,
Tedder Hall,
Manby Park,
Louth.
LN11 8UP
Tel. No. 01507 601 111
Website: www.e-lindsey.gov.uk

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Upgate, Louth

£260,000
  • Ref: 6835
  • Type: Detached
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1

Property Features

  • Refurbished by current owners
  • Lounge
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • W/C
  • Planning Consent for Extension
  • Gas Central Heating
  • EPC Rating F
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