Ideal lifestyle change or investment opportunity! This is a versatile property, centrally situated, which is currently a restaurant with letting rooms and a self-contained owners flat. The property could be adapted (subject to consents) to provide two self contained apartments and a restaurant/retail premises or even full residential if preferred. Currently the property is being used as follows: On the ground floor is a spacious restaurant with adjoining kitchen, reception room with small bar, boiler/utility room and entrance hall with stairs leading to upper floors. The first floor provides three letting rooms, two generous double bedrooms and a small double (or generous single) all with en-suite facilities, a separate WC which serves the restaurant, a large cupboard housing a washing machine and an office. Further stairs to the top floor where there is a self-contained flat comprising living room, bathroom, kitchenette and two good sized bedrooms. There is a small yard at the back of the property, accessed from the ground floor kitchen. Parking is available in the very nearby Dolphin Street car park and residents permits are available at a cost of £40 per annum. On street parking is free throughout most the town.
Colyton is a pretty little market town (more like a village) with a small town centre offering a good range of daily needs including two convenience stores, fish and chip shop, butcher, hairdressers, post office, small stationers, pharmacy, health centre, garden centre, library and a few other individual shops. On the edge of the town is the tramway station which operates services throughout the summer along the Axe Estuary to Seaton. The Jurassic Coast and pretty harbour at Axmouth is just 2.5 miles away and the ever-popular seaside resort of Lyme Regis just 7 miles to the east. There is a primary school in the town and the well regarded Colyton Grammar School is just over a mile away. A beautiful Church is at the heart of the town and there is an interesting variety of architecture. Nearby Axminster (6 miles), has a mainline station with regular trains to London Waterloo and Exeter. The city of Exeter is approx. 25mins by car and the airport just outside Exeter is approx. 19 miles.
The accommodation (all measurements approximate) comprises:
All rooms fitted with up to date smoke alarms and fire doors.
Wooden panelled front door with fan light above, into small lobby. Gas meter. Multi pane glazed door into
Fire alarm (unit) and bell. Turning staircase (fitted with stair lift). Under stairs storage. Radiator. Doors to restaurant, reception, small bar area, kitchen and boiler room.
RESTAURANT - 5.32m (17'5") x 5.68m (18'8") Into Bay
Two wooden, single glazed, bay windows to front with central door (currently not is use). Six hanging ceiling lights and six picture lights. Fire door. Radiator. Door to
KITCHEN - 4.77m (15'8") x 3.5m (11'6") Max
L shaped room. Single glazed window to side. Half glazed wooden door leading to outside courtyard area. Fitted with base units with laminate work surfaces. Inset stainless steel sink with double drainer. Small wall mounted wash hand basin. Gas Range cooker. Two extractor hoods. Two fridge/freezers, plumbing for washing machine and dish washer. Wall mounted commercial grill. Microwave. Wall shelving. Electricity consumer unit. White tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor.
RECEPTION ROOM - 3.84m (12'7") x 3.43m (11'3")
Single glazed bay window to front with pretty window seat. Open fireplace with tiled hearth and ornate timber surround and mantle. Two radiators. Hatch to bar.
BAR - 1.88m (6'2") Min x 1.22m (4'0")
Door from hallway. Telephone point. Shelving.
BOILER/UTILITY ROOM - 2.82m (9'3") x 1.7m (5'7")
Wall mounted Ideal Logic gas fired boiler. Single glazed sash window to rear. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Three fridge/freezers. Electricity consumer unit.
Smoke alarm, emergency `break glass` fire alarm. Telephone point. Electricity consumer unit. Stairs rising to top floor.
LAUNDRY ROOM - 1.4m (4'7") x 0.96m (3'2")
Plumbing for washing machine. Pedestal wash hand basin. Air vent.
CLOAKROOM - 2.36m (7'9") x 1.46m (4'9")
For use by restaurant customers. Run of work surface with inset wash hand basin and cupboards below. W.C. Extractor fan.
LETTING BEDROOM ONE - 4.19m (13'9") Max x 3.97m (13'0")
Single glazed bay window to front. TV point. Radiator. Door to
EN SUITE - 2.88m (9'5") x 2.07m (6'9")
Single glazed window to rear. Fitted with a coloured suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, bath with shower attachment over, W.C. Half tiled walls. Radiator.
LETTING BEDROOM TWO - 4.1m (13'5") x 3.46m (11'4")
Single glazed bay window to front. Period fireplace (not in use). TV point. Radiator. Door to
EN SUITE - 2.48m (8'2") x 2.35m (7'9")
Fitted with a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, Triton shower and W.C. Mirror, shaver point, extractor fan.
LETTING BEDROOM THREE - 2.89m (9'6") x 3.86m (12'8") Into Bay
Single glazed bay window to rear. TV point. Radiator. Sliding door to
EN SUITE - 1.91m (6'3") x 0.66m (2'2")
Fitted with a white suite comprising shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, wall mounted wash hand basin. WC. Extractor fan. Part tiled walls.
OFFICE - 3.47m (11'5") x 3.07m (10'1")
Steps down from landing. Two single glazed windows, one to each side. Telephone point & TV point. Restricted ceiling height.
SELF CONTAINED OWNERS FLAT
Private lockable fire door into:
LOUNGE/DINER - 4.89m (16'1") x 4.44m (14'7")
Two double glazed Velux windows to front, with views over the rooftops to the church tower and beautiful Devon countryside. Gas fire. TV and telephone points. Window offering borrowed light to stairwell. Door to
BATHROOM - 3.19m (10'6") x 2.01m (6'7")
Double glazed Velux window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising corner shower, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. Vinyl flooring.
KITCHENETTE - 2.48m (8'2") x 1.62m (5'4")
Single glazed window to rear. Stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Shelving and base units. Space for under cupboard fridge. Door to
BEDROOM ONE - 5.54m (18'2") x 2.52m (8'3")
Single glazed window (in metal frame) to rear and double glazed Velux window to front with views as for Lounge. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO - 3.8m (12'6") x 2.52m (8'3")
Double glazed Velux window to front with views as above. Radiator. Hatch with insulated loft with light.
All mains services are connected. Water is metered.
COUNCIL TAX/BUSINESS RATES
Business rates apply to the lettings and restaurant part of the premises. However, 100% relief is available if owners have only one property. The flat is subject to council tax and is rated Band A.
NON-DOMESTIC EPC RATING
The property is not listed but is in a conservation area. The current owners have run a successful restaurant with rooms for many years and more recently have concentrated more on B&B due to personal circumstances. Further information can be made available on request.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
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