A well presented 4/5 bedroom detached home of unique and individual design well positioned in a sought after rural village between Louth and Grimsby. The exceptional mature grounds extend to around 0.61 Acres (sts) with the south facing gardens allowing for open countryside views.
A large attached double garage was later built over to create a superb master bedroom suite with vaulted ceilings boasting a balcony, dressing area and en suite bathroom. Such a well positioned home in extensive grounds presents a superb opportunity for buyers wanting a spacious and versatile property.
Directions From Louth, take the A16 north towards Grimsby and follow the road past Fotherby, through Utterby and onwards to North Throresby. When approaching the village, ignore the first right turning and take the next right turn immediately before The Halfway House Bar and Bistro. Follow the road into the village centre, go past the village square and continue around the road where it branches left onto Station Road. Continue until Willows is found standing back from the road on the right side.
Location North Thoresby is a sought-after village with a strong community spirit and is positioned around 8 miles equidistant from Grimsby and the market town of Louth. There is a convenience store, surgery and pharmacy together with primary school, Little Ducklings pre-school, Church of St. Helens, village hall, football, cricket and bowls facilities together with two public houses – each with restaurant. A bus service runs between Louth and Grimsby and the National Express bus service also runs through the village.
The Property Believed to date back to 1971 having brick faced cavity walls with a pitched timber roof construction covered in concrete interlocking tiles. A later first floor extension was added over the garage in 2007 creating an exceptional master bedroom suite benefitting from a dressing area, balcony and bathroom. Heating is provided by way of a recently installed oil-fired boiler with new oil storage tank.
In addition, the property benefits from having part of the roof space converted to provide a versatile room which could be used as a bedroom or study/gym/art studio. The property has uPVC windows to the rear with the front having timber-framed, double or secondary glazed units.
The gardens are an exceptional feature of the property situated on a large plot extending to around 0.61 acres (sts) overlooking open countryside and the Wolds beyond. The rear section of land being subject to an overage clause which is detailed later in this brochure.
Accommodation (Approximate room dimensions are shown on the floor plans which are indicative of the room layout and not to specific scale)
Entrance Hall Accessed via a timber front entrance door with windows to either side into the light and spacious hallway having neutral decoration with staircase to first floor and alarm panel to side. Attractive ceramic tiling to flooring.
Lounge A good sized bright and airy lounge having windows to two aspects, connecting doors through to hallway and dining room with light-coloured carpeted flooring and having a feature fireplace with wood surround and mantle piece, cast iron insert and tiled hearth.
Dining Room Having feature wallpaper covering and light-coloured carpet, window to the side, connecting door through to kitchen together with double doors opening out into the conservatory.
Conservatory An attractive south-facing conservatory being fully glazed to one end and having polycarbonate roof panels, ceiling fan to roof with attractive ceramic tiled flooring.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room A large, bright and open plan room benefiting from a range of base and wall units with solid timber doors in an attractive dove grey finish with black granite star galaxy fitted work tops above. Inset twin sinks to one end with further twin sink fitted to the central island. Integrated high-level double electric AEG oven and Bosch induction hob. Under cupboard lighting to worktop areas, usb sockets, space for under-counter dishwasher and free-standing fridge. To one side is an attractive matching Welsh dresser unit having glazed doors with pull out drawers below. Ceramic tiling to floor, sliding patio door leading onto the rear garden and an opening into:
Utility Room A practical space having fitted workbench and single bowl sink, space for washing machine and tumble dryer with further cupboard storage space and window overlooking the rear garden, spotlights to ceiling.
Bedroom 4 A very useful ground floor double bedroom with window overlooking the front driveway, storage space provided to one side and having neutral decoration with carpeted flooring and a door into:
En Suite Shower Room Three piece suite consisting of low-level WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with thermostatic mixer, fully tiled walls and floors with extractor fan to wall and heated chrome towel rail.
Attached Double Garage A large double garage having an extended workshop area to the rear with multiple plug points and also housing the 200 litre pressurised hot water cylinder. Remote control electric door to the front with windows to the side elevation and rear with a further pedestrian access at the rear and water tap.
Landing Attractive feature banister and railings to stairs and having a good sized storage cupboard to one side together with alarm control panel, carpeted flooring and neutral decoration with a further staircase to second floor.
Sitting Room Situated on the first floor with opening giving access to the master suite with neutrally decorated walls, carpeted flooring and double doors leading out onto the balcony overlooking the rear garden and countryside beyond.
Master Bedroom An exceptionally large room having vaulted ceiling to the main bedroom area with exposed solid timber beams with a further balcony accessed via double doors and overlooking the rear garden. A range of fitted wardrobes and dressing table with carpeted flooring throughout, ceiling fan and inset spotlights, usb power sockets at either side of the bed with contemporary vertical radiator. To one side is the main dressing area with a large range of built-in wardrobes and drawers with a further dressing table and window overlooking the front.
En Suite Bathroom A smart four piece bathroom suite with vaulted ceiling comprising low-level WC, corner bath, corner shower unit with thermostatic shower mixer and fixed cupboard unit with inset granite sink and worktop. Fully tiled walls and flooring, heated towel rail, large Velux window to the sloping roof, frosted glass window to the side and having the benefit of electric underfloor heating.
Bedroom 2 A large double bedroom at the front of the property with neutral decoration, carpeted flooring and having inset spotlights to ceiling and a built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 Situated at the rear of the property and currently used as a home office with large window overlooking the rear garden. Range of built-in cupboards and storage units and carpeted flooring.
Family Bathroom A spacious room having electric underfloor heating, fully tiled walls and floor with a three piece suite consisting of a low-level WC, wash hand basin and bath with mixer taps and hand shower attachment. Chrome heated towel rail and inset spotlights to ceiling and two frosted glass windows to the rear.
Loft Room / Bedroom 5 A versatile room to the second floor with vaulted ceilings making a good size space currently used as a home gym and art studio. A superb extra space that could be used as a teenager's bedroom or home working study or man cave! Velux window to the rear aspect, inset spotlights to ceiling and carpeted floorings. To one end is a further access door to the remaining unconverted loft space providing further useful storage.
Front Garden Large block-paved driveway to the front of the property providing parking for multiple vehicles and access to the double garage. A range of mature plants and shrubs to the boundaries with post and rail fencing to the front giving privacy from the road.
Rear Garden An exceptionally large plot with grounds covering in total around 0.61 acres (sts). A well developed and mature, attractive garden predominantly laid to lawn with an extensive range of planted borders with a mixture of perennial and seasonal planting including mature fruit trees. A good size greenhouse to one side having electric and water supply with pergola extending from it. Halfway down the garden is a useful brick-constructed garden store with timber door and having open bay storage for equipment to one side, also having electric and water supply.
A five bar timber gate opens into the further grounds to the rear, designated as agricultural land, however, currently in use as garden land. This piece of land is subject to an overage clause whereby any uplift in value brought about for development of any type over the next 25 years will incur a payback of 50%. An exceptionally well laid out vegetable garden area is positioned to one side with all boundaries made up of smart hedging with a further range of mature plants, shrubs and trees. At the rear of the plot to one corner is a sectioned off area providing useful storage space and space for a bonfire with further water connection.
Beyond the garden is open countryside with views for miles beyond, extending to the Lincolnshire Wolds in the distance. Access to the rear of the garden is possible by a separate access lane and across the rear of neighbouring garden land via right of way permission with a shared responsibility for any maintenance required to the access lane.
Viewing Strictly by prior appointment through the selling agent.
General Information The particulars of this property are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers. No responsibility is to be assumed for individual items. No appliances have been tested. Fixtures, fittings, carpets and curtains are excluded unless otherwise stated. Plans/Maps are not to specific scale, are based on information supplied and subject to verification by a solicitor at sale stage. We are advised that the property is connected to mains water, electricity and drainage with an oil central heating system but no utility searches have been carried out to confirm at this stage. The property is in Council Tax band E. Nb: Photographs taken summer 2021.