Main Road, South Reston

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Crofts estate agents are delighted to present to the market this charming one and a half storey detached cottage with adjoining workshop which provides commercial use and is steeped in history and believed to date back to the mid 17th century and formerly The Old Smithy. Full of character and charm the property is currently undergoing some redecoration and refurbishment and is now nearing completion. Located in the popular rural village of South Reston providing easy access to the market town of Louth, this charming home briefly comprises Entrance hallway, boot room, open plan living dining room, kitchen, sitting room, lobby and utility room. To the first floor there are two bedrooms each independently accessed via their own staircase and each having bathroom facilities off. Large garage/workshop which does offer commercial use for those wishing to do so. Separate detached double garage to the rear. This lovely home has been sympathetically with a touch of modern approach mixed with old world charm. With many original features, the outer shell is of brick construction which was added in the 1970's whilst internally the property is of mud and stud. This property has fantastic development opportunity ( subject to consent/planning ) and could be easily made into a much larger family home or could be used for a home business.

Entrance Hall

14' 0'' x 7' 7'' (4.262m x 2.299m)

With tiled flooring this attractive hallway has fitted storage and plate rack. Doors leading to the garage, lounge/diner and stable styled doors through to the boot room.

Boot Room

8' 2'' x 8' 0'' (2.480m x 2.438m)

Offering uPVc double glazed window to the rear and door leading through into the office space. providing useful storage.


7' 1'' x 6' 7'' (2.166m x 2.015m)

With uPVC entrance door to the rear elevation leading out to the garden. Tiled flooring. Door through to the sitting room.

Lounge/Dining Room

11' 4'' x 18' 9'' (3.466m x 5.705m) maximums

Pleasantly presented in a neutral decor and complemented with exposed beams to the ceiling. Allowing ample space to accommodate both living and dining areas. Two double glazed windows to the front elevation. A feature of the room to the far end end is the lovely exposed brick wall with recessed space to accommodate a multi fuel stove. Central heating radiators.

Sitting Room

13' 3'' x 10' 11'' (4.051m x 3.339m)

The second reception room is again neutrally decorated and has exposed ceiling and creates an attractive focal point with the original stove in situ. Double glazed windows to either side. Door leading to the first staircase leading upto the principle bedroom with ensuite to the front.


7' 4'' x 10' 10'' (2.246m x 3.299m)

With double glazed window to the side elevation, the kitchen offers a range of farmhouse styled units with contrasting work surfacing incorporating a one and half sink and drainer. Tiled splashback. Free standing range oven which is approximately 18 months old and runs from LPG. exposed wooden ceiling. Fitted shelving.


uPVC double glazed entrance door leading out to the garden. Doors to the utility and second staircase.


5' 6'' plus recess x 7' 0'' (1.669m x 2.145m)

uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation and creating a very useful space.

Bedroom One

16' 9'' x 11' 6'' (5.104m x 3.515m)

Leading up from the sitting room takes you into the first of the double bedrooms. Velux window to the side elevation. Hidden beneath the carpet is also a trap door providing easier access to move furniture about. Central heating radiator. Door through to the bathroom.


9' 5'' x 7' 1'' to wardrobes (2.858m x 2.161m)

A lovely bathroom with double glazed window to the front elevation and fitted with a panelled bath, close coupled w.c and pedestal wash hand basin. Splashback tiling. Central heating radiator. Running along one wall is a fitted array of wardrobes / cupboards.

Bedroom Two

11' 3'' x 11' 8'' (3.426m x 3.551m)

The second double bedroom is access via the second staircase near the kitchen. With wooden flooring, built in cupboard and having central heating radiator. Velux window.

Bathroom Two

5' 2'' x 11' 7'' (1.567m x 3.521m)

With freestanding bath, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled w.c. uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Workshop/Garage (Formerly The Smithy)

20' 2'' x 16' 4'' (6.145m x 4.972m) maximum

Attached to the side of the property is this spacious garage / workshop and believed to have been at one time the old blacksmiths forge and the original chimney and forge are still in evidence. The garage has business use and therefore is ideal for that startup or established business. This space also offers the ability again subject to building regulations to convert the garage into possible living accommodation for those wishing to do so as of course there is also a double detached garage at the end of the driveway.


The pleasant rear garden offers lawned gardens and offers a range of established shrubs, plants, flowers. Enjoying a sunny aspect and having a summer house located to the corner of one garden. Attached to the rear of the garage is an enclose which I believe was used as a cattery in the past. Greenhouse. To the rear of the property is a prepared area ready for a patio and originally there was lean to building which could be rebuilt subject to building regs to provide a garden room or similar.


Detached external double garage situated at the end of the driveway creating ample off road parking. The garage has two doors, internal lights and power points.

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Main Road
South Reston LN11 8JQ
County: Lincolnshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: CLPS14165

P: 01507601550

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