Little Gables is a substantial modern four bedroom detached individual family home, on a tranquil leafy lane with views to the village church. Set in over 1/3 acre (stm) of secluded grounds, the garden comprises lawns, ponds and waterfalls and is surrounded by woodland and specimen trees with many areas to relax.
There is a return driveway to the front and a long gravelled drive to double garage with remote door. UPVC double glazing throughout and recently installed tilt and slide patio doors, burglar alarm, substantial boarded loft space, plus newly fitted kitchen and master bedroom balcony make this a most desirable residence.
No Onward Chain.
Entrance via a u
PVC front door to porch with windows and glass panelled door leading to-hall
Neutrally decorated modern styled hall has balustrade staircase to 1st floor, with oak wood engineered flooring through to semi open plan dining room. Access to cloakroom, kitchen, lounge and study/sitting room and large “walk in” cupboard . Radiator and phone/high speed internet point. Radiator. 2 Rose ceiling light clusters.
A most impressive kitchen professionally designed and fitted by Wren chosen from their Infinity Country kitchen range in Pebble Ermine with complementary sage island, Sirius fitted worktops, under unit lighting and Tacwall Antique Mascarella upstands. Fitted with a range of soft closing base, drawers, wall and display cabinets and pull-out larder shelved unit. A dresser unit comprising bread basket storage, plate rack and display wall units. The kitchen is fitted with a range of Neff appliances including a microwave, double oven, electric 5 ring induction hob with chimney hood and extractor fan. Also with space and plumbing for dishwasher and 11/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit. The centre island incorporates wine rack and has cupboards and drawers together with a breakfast bar. The finishing touches include Terracotta tiled flooring, inset and spot lights and diamond leaded window to side, opening to a breakfast/dining area and providing space for an American fridge freezer, and u
PVC leaded sliding tilt and turn patio doors looking onto garden. One double radiator and multiple power points.
Leading off the kitchen and providing side access to drive, room is fitted with white base, larder and wall units, with a stainless steel sink unit and drainer, tiled splash backs, fitted work tops, with under space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Terracotta tiled flooring, diamond leaded window to front, radiator and houses Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. Space for other appliances. Oil tank level indicator.
A pleasant neutrally decorated room situated at the front of the property providing flexible space suitable as home based office or extra sitting room/family room. Diamond leaded window to front, Freeview TV and power points.
Leading off the hall, with a suite comprising a w.
C. And a handbasin. Half tiled walls, radiator and diamond leaded window.
Semi open plan with hall, this makes for an ideal entertaining room, featuring engineered oak wood flooring, diamond leaded windows to side and rear and single radiator.
A superb room of impressive proportions, featuring a central classic fireplace with a slate hearth, carved wooden mantelpiece, tiled backing and an open fire. Triple aspect room with diamond leaded windows to sides and tilt and turn patio doors to rear terraced seating area with excellent views of garden and pond. Sky TV point, 2 radiators, wall and ceiling lights.
First floor landing
Stairs rise from hall to spacious light and airy landing which has a seating/study area with parquet effect flooring and high level diamond leaded window to front. Airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and heating controls plus additional storage cupboard and radiator. 2 Rose ceiling light clusters.
Enjoying views over the garden and water features through French doors opening to bespoke balcony and seating area. This well proportioned triple aspect room has a bank of fitted ivory bedroom furniture comprising wardrobes, drawers, dressing table, bedside tables and display shelving. Double radiator and door to en-suite. Freeview TV and power points.
En-suite shower room
Fitted with a white suite to include a low level w.
C. And hand basin and a curved glazed corner shower unit with mixer tap. This room has been laid with Karndean flooring and has inset spot lights and half tiled walls.
Bedroom 2A dual aspect double bedroom with views to side and rear garden and pond. Diamond leaded windows and radiator. Power point.
Bedroom 3Another dual aspect double bedroom with Diamond leaded windows with views to side and front garden and church. Radiator and power point.
Bedroom 4A double bedroom with diamond leaded window overlooking front garden and the church beyond. Radiator and power point. Access to a substantial sized boarded loft space by way of a retractable ladder.
A well-equipped family bathroom fitted with a white four piece suite comprising wooden panelled corner bath, vanity sink unit cupboards under and side shelving, close coupled w.
C. Curved large corner shower unit with mixer tap. Complementing the bathroom is the Karndean flooring and inset spot lights.
Outsidedetached double garage
The spacious double garage provides ample sheltered vehicle parking and storage space and has an electric remote control panelled door, pedestrian door, light and power and houses the switches for the pond facilities. Work bench and cupboards to the rear. Bins and oil tank to side of garage.
Beautifully established garden enhanced by mature trees and substantial shrubs with return driveway which continues through iron gates to the rear of the property and garage.
Rear and side gardens
To both sides of the property, there are iron gates which render privacy to the rear. Bbq, fish pond and patio entertaining area to one side and access to utility door and water tap to other side. The private and generously sized rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn, with raised lawn at bottom end with garden shed and fruit trees with additional seating area. The main focal point of the rear garden is its landscaped large garden pond. The oval pond has 2 pumps, one circulates the water through a filter system and uv light, whilst the other circulates the water to an elevated position allowing the water to cascade through a series of pools and rocks to a backlit waterfall return to the pond. The pond can be appreciated from a number of vantage points including the balcony and lounge patio area. The attractively presented garden has a variety of curved borders stocked with plants, shrubs and specimen trees, with mature trees to the borders giving a sheltered and secluded feel to the grounds.
We believe the property to be freehold. Purchasers to confirm with solicitors.
Mains water, drainage and electricity are understood to be connected. The agents have not tested or inspected the services or service installations and buyers should rely on their own survey.
Location and recreation
Fotherby is a small picturesque village with an attractive church, on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds aonb. It lies around 3 miles north of Louth, and has been greatly enhanced by the A16 by-pass.
Fotherby itself has a Post Office and cafe open Wednesdays at the church, which also serves to host a number of social events and meetings. The village has a kennels, flower shop and furniture store, and there is also the Brackenborough Arms a mile away with a full range of amenities. It is blessed with many country walks and bridleways some of which are well used promoted routes.
Its proximity to Louth and regular bus transport links makes for very easy access to Louth with its wide range of facilities.
Louth is a thriving and beautiful well preserved Georgian town and has 3 open markets a week. As well as 3 super markets and a modern bus