Little Laceby Farm, Laceby, Grimsby
This fine period Grade II listed property with fantastic equestrian facilities sits in a total plot size of 5.78 acres and was originally a land owner’s Farm house and typifies the styling of the Georgian era with a grand double frontage to formally welcome visitors to the property which looks onto a beautiful landscaped front garden. A substantial gravel laid entrance driveway is arranged in a horseshoe formation to a gated entrance and exit lined by a selection of mature trees and creating a superb approach to the house.This fine period Grade II listed property with fantastic equestrian facilities sits in a total plot size of 5.78 acres and was originally a land owner’s Farm house and typifies the styling of the Georgian era with a grand double frontage to formally welcome visitors to the property which looks onto a beautiful landscaped front garden. A substantial gravel laid entrance driveway is arranged in a horseshoe formation to a gated entrance and exit lined by a selection of mature trees and creating a superb approach to the house.
A Georgian entrance door opens into a centrally located traditional entrance hall with high ceilings and a sweeping return staircase. To the initial entrance are two superb front facing reception rooms. The sophisticated dual aspect sitting room overlooks the front entrance drive and the side gardens and is centred on a period style fire surround with marble inset and fire grate perfect for receiving guests before enjoying dinner in the superb adjacent formal dining room. The third reception room provides a more informal lounge which is enjoyed by the current owners to come together at the end of the day to relax and take in the view across to the equestrian facilities.
A spacious breakfast kitchen has a beamed ceiling and is fitted with a range of country style cream painted cabinets with ample room for a family breakfast table. Within the kitchen a doorway opens into a fantastic boot/tack room with window to the rear patio area. Accessed from the kitchen is a side facing entrance lobby which has a split stable style door and provides an informal access into the property which opens onto a gravel laid parking area perfect when arriving home after a day’s shopping. Arranged directly from the entrance lobby is a practical utility room, the lobby has a curved feature exposed brickwork wall which leads around to a fully glazed entrance door with side panel onto the rear patio and an interior door through to an inner hallway.
The inner hallway has a conveniently placed ground floor cloakroom and a door leads into a dual aspect 22’ reception room, which is currently used as a working home office with an inset wood burning stove with timber mantel over, this is a fantastic more recent addition to the property converted from the original coach house and offers a flexible space which could provide a multitude of uses to include a teenage retreat or sitting room for the extended family or a ground floor bedroom if required.
The spindled staircase to the first floor firstly leads up to a spacious half landing with a feature arched window and seating area looking over the paddocks – a perfect place to relax with a book. This area also provides access to the traditionally styled family bathroom with a fantastic ball and claw footed bath.
The staircase continues up to the main galleried landing and to the master suite with a spacious bedroom which is fitted with a range of fitted furniture and overlooks the side garden, a wide archway separates a dressing area with a further range of fitted wardrobes and a door leads into fantastic en-suite with sunken corner spa bath and a wet room style shower enclosure. Adjacent to the entrance of the master bedroom is a deep storage cupboard and three further bedrooms are arranged to this floor which are served by the family bathroom to the half landing.
Situated on the outskirts of Laceby village and accessed via a horseshoe style gravel driveway with a centralised lawned area with a mature beech hedge separating from the roadside. The driveways are lined by a selection of mature trees including ash and a pair of magnificent copper beech trees. To the left hand side of the property is an extension of the driveway that leads to the integral storage outbuilding with a broad lawned area with mature hedging, part of the original wall from the farm yard has deep filled borders with an arched covered seating area and two inhabited dovecotes are a delight to watch the doves coming and going. This Westley facing garden is an ideal entertaining area and has easy access from the side of the property.
Accessed from the inner lobby to the home office is a broad flagged patio area with dwarf walling, circular floral and shrub beds which is an ideal breakfasting spot to catch the early morning sun with steps that lead down to an additional lawned area. A walkway leads through to the start of the equestrian facilities where there is fantastic stabling, that can be viewed from the side rooms of the property.
The stables are of a block construction comprising of four 12’ x 12’ aprox. individual stables with a concrete hard standing to the front with drainage. A fifth timber stable is onto the end of the stable block and is used by the current owners as a hay store, these stables are served by a brick built feed store and fronting the stables is a small grassed turn out area which is then bordered by a spacious all-weather riding area - an ideal place to exercise horses throughout all seasons. Bordering this all-weather area is an additional narrow green space before the borders fully enclosing the rear. A timber farm style gate opens onto a private access lane which also allows for access to both the all-weather area and to a gateway onto the opposite side of the driveway to the expansive paddock areas which are fully enclosed with Lincolnshire style post and rail fencing, gated access between paddocks and a with a perfect line of horse chestnut trees. The land is divided into three paddock areas all with interconnecting gates and one of the paddocks benefits from a double timber field shelter, all paddocks with auto waterers.
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