Price £229,950 Under Offer

An inviting, recently constructed, cottage style house situated in the East Devon village of Colyford. The property is attractively presented and has been designed with some nice touches to create a new home with elements of character. The ground floor has a semi open plan layout with a shared kitchen/dining/living space but a separate hallway and cloakroom. Upstairs are two bedrooms and a bathroom. The lounge area has a wood burning stove and French doors leading into the garden. Outside, there is a pretty and sunny back garden with rear pedestrian access which leads to the parking area. The property benefits from gas central heating and cottage style double glazed windows throughout.

Colyford village is situated along the Jurassic coast road, just inland from the beach at Seaton and the pretty Axmouth harbour as well as the Axe Estuary, which is a haven for wildfowl. Amenities in the village of Colyford include a Post Office & General Stores, a butcher`s shop, two pubs, a church, a village hall and a leisure centre. Colyford is also home to the well regarded Colyton Grammar School. A larger range of facilities can be found at nearby Seaton, which is just over 1.5 miles away or Axminster, 6 miles to the north, where there is a mainline train service to London. The city of Exeter is approx. 23 miles.

The accommodation (all measurements approximate) comprises:


Composite front door with inset uPVC window opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL - 2.87m (9'5") Max x 2.09m (6'10") Max
Turning staircase to first floor. Wall mounted electricity consumer unit. Radiator. Smoke alarm. Door to:

CLOAKROOM - 1.86m (6'1") x 0.97m (3'2")
Obscure glazed window to front. Fitted with a white suite comprising w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled splash back. Built-in slatted shelves. Extractor. Radiator.

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINER/LOUNGE - 6.34m (20'10") Into Bay x 5.48m (18'0") Max
Overall measurement

KITCHEN AREA - 4.47m (14'8") Max x 2.51m (8'3")
Window to front. Fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with laminate work surfaces. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit and drainer with chrome mixer tap. Built-in appliances include: Brushed chrome gas hob with glass splash back behind, extractor over and electric fan assisted oven/grill beneath. Integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. Matching corner cupboard housing wall mounted Ideal Logic combination gas boiler for hot water and central heating. Down lighters. Under stairs cupboard. Vinyl flooring. Radiator. Smoke alarm. Large open archway to:

LOUNGE - 3.67m (12'0") Into Bay x 5.48m (18'0") Max
French doors and windows to back, overlooking and leading into the rear garden. Telephone and TV points. Feature fireplace fitted with a log burning stove on a slate hearth. Radiator. Built in wall shelving to alcove. Carbon monoxide detector.


Doors to bedrooms and bathroom. Smoke alarm.

BEDROOM 1 - 4.47m (14'8") x 2.49m (8'2")
Windows to front with pretty views over the village, hills and beyond to the Axe Valley. Deep built in wardrobe cupboard with double hanging rails. TV point. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2 - 3.19m (10'6") x 2.76m (9'1")
Window to rear overlooking garden, with attractive village views. Radiator.

BATHROOM - 2.14m (7'0") x 1.74m (5'9")
Obscure glazed window to rear. White suite comprising; Panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and thermostatic shower over with glazed shower screen. Full splash back tiling to bath and shower area. Close coupled w.c. Pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap. Shaver point. Chrome ladder style heated towel rail. Down lighters. Extractor. Access to part boarded and insulated loft with light.


Paved patio with area for pots and lawn to one side. Outside light. Gas and electric meters.

TO REAR - 5.79m (19'0") x 5.27m (17'3")
Fully fenced and enclosed to rear. Paved patio/seating area. Area of lawn to the other side, with flower borders. Timber garden shed measuring 7`0` x 5`0` with window. Outside tap. Outside light. Rear timber pedestrian gate giving pedestrian paved access to:

Block paved area with allocated parking space for number 5. Space for bin storage.

All mains services are connected. Water is metered.

East Devon District Council. Band B. £1,316.67 payable 2017/2018

EPC Rating

The property was completed in Spring 2016 and is sold with the benefit of the remaining N.H.B.C warranty. The property is well presented throughout with double glazed windows and gas central heating.

From our Colyton Office, proceed along Coly Road. At the junction with the A3052, turn right towards Colyford. Take the third right hand turning into Fairview Lane and 5 Elm Cottages is directly on your left handside.

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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