Approach across a sweeping private drive and discover this discreetly located period residence of note. North Lodge rests in a beautiful, mature and private plot of approximately 0.568 acres. A stunning home full of architectural interest which would benefit from some updating.
A central Entrance Hall offers access to three large Reception Rooms, Cloakroom/WC and Kitchen. A Larder and separate Laundry Room can be accessed from the Kitchen. To the first floor there are 4 well proportioned Bedrooms plus Bathroom and separate WC. A fixed staircase leads to the Attic which is separated into 3 rooms.
North Lodge is an 18th Century Grade II Listed Building, believed to have been constructed circa 1772. Vicarage Lane is located at the junction of Southgate & Swinegate, close to Hessle Library & All Saints Church, a short walk from Hessle Square. North Lodge can be found in a secluded position at the end of Vicarage Lane approached up a sweeping gravel drive.
The Town of Hessle is well served for local amenities with first class shopping facilities available within the Town Centre, public transportation & local primary and secondary schools. Good road and rail connections are available with a local train station off Southfield, and the A63 dual carriageway running nearby to the South of the town, allowing convenient access to Hull City Centre and the national motorway network.
Access at the front of the house is through an attractive porch and front door with original bell pull. The three original bells are still in the hallway. The entrance hall offers access to all main Reception Rooms and has a late eighteenth century closed-string stair with vase balusters and slender moulded handrail (ref:britishlistedbuildings.co.uk) to the rear. A door leads out to the lawn garden which still retains original external glass panels above it.
DRAWING ROOM (14'11 x 14'11 (4.55m x 4.55m))
A spacious reception room with an open brick fireplace. Original shutters and sash windows with views to the front and rear gardens.
DINING ROOM (13'11 x 13'2 (4.24m x 4.01m))
A large room with original shutters and sash window overlooking the front garden. Two alcoves - one with shelving. A serving hatch opens onto the hall.
SITTING ROOM (15'3 x 13'11 (4.65m x 4.24m))
A large room with open brick fire place and original shutters and sash window overlooking the front garden, open brick fire and surround, two alcoves to the either side of the chimney breast (one with fitted shelving and one has a fitted cupboard). TV aerial and telephone socket
CLOAKROOM (8'4 x 5'4 (2.54m x 1.63m))
With white low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
KITCHEN (12'9 x 12'1 (3.89m x 3.68m))
Has a short run of fitted floor units in light wood finish with sink unit, small inset key cupboard and access to Laundry Room and Larder. Sash window to side elevation and door for access to gardens and outbuildings.
LAUNDRY ROOM (8'10 x 5'5 (2.69m x 1.65m))
Has a tiled floor, belfast sink and plumbing for a washing machine. Door to rear garden.
LARDER (8'4 x 8'1 (2.54m x 2.46m))
Has two access doors and fitted shelving. Original red brick flooring and ceiling hooks.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
A bright Landing Area features a turning staircase and sash window overlooking the rear garden. Access to all bedrooms and attic.
BEDROOM 1 (15'6 x 14'10 (4.72m x 4.52m))
With views to front and rear gardens through original sash windows. Walk-in small dressing room with original sash window overlooking front garden. Fitted shelving.
BEDROOM 2 (15'9 x 14'9 (4.80m x 4.50m))
Has an original sash window overlooking front garden. Includes three fitted cupboards - one being an airing cupboard and one with fitted shelving and connecting door to Bedroom 3. Telephone socket.
BEDROOM 3 (14'9 x 12'10 (4.50m x 3.91m))
Has an original sash window overlooking front garden. Includes a fitted cupboard and connecting door to Bedroom 2.
BEDROOM 4 (12'8 x 12' (3.86m x 3.66m))
Has an original sash window overlooking the side elevation.Trap door to substantial loft space that runs over the rear of the property.
BATHROOM (9'6 x 8'5 (2.90m x 2.57m))
Has a white suite with panelled bath and wash hand basin.
With WC and wash hand basin.
The Attic floor offers fantastic potential. Access from main landing via door and fixed wooden staircase leading to three large rooms with two connecting doors stretching across the entire front of the house. One room was originally a maid's bedroom. Two small gable end windows and two skylights.
At the entrance to North Lodge there is a large double garage and beside it a long gravel drive which leads directly to the front of the property. A magnificent Ilex/Holm Oak tree, purported to be one of the oldest remaining in the country stands in front of a formal front lawn. A side gate offers entry to the rear garden and various outbuildings including Boiler House, Potting Shed, Work Shed, Store Room & Fuel Store. The rear garden is extensive and well established with lawns, shrubs and trees as well as a grass area which was formerly an orchard.
SERVICES - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property.
CENTRAL HEATING - The property has the benefit of a gas fired central heating system.
SECURITY - The property has the benefit of a monitored burglar alarm system.
COUNCIL TAX - The property lies within Band F (East Riding Of Yorkshire Council)
VIEWING - Strictly by appointment with the sole agents.
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