Price £260,000 New Instruction

A very well presented, spacious retirement cottage situated in the heart of the pretty and historic little East Devon town of Colyton. The accommodation comprises two good sized double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and both with built-in storage, family bathroom, ground floor cloakroom, kitchen/dining room and lounge. Outside, to the rear, there is an enclosed easily maintained garden. The property benefits from gas fired central heating, double glazing and an allocated parking space. Queens Court has been thoughtfully designed with pretty landscaped gardens and seating areas as a centre piece and the parking areas set subtly to each side and at a lower level. The development forms a very pleasant community for retirement living set conveniently within a short walk of the town`s amenities.
Colyton is a pretty little market town (more like a village) with a town centre offering a good range of daily needs including a convenience store, fish and chip shop, hardware store, butcher, hairdressers, post office, stationers, pharmacy, health centre, garden centre, library and a few other individual shops. A beautiful Church is at the heart of the town and there is an interesting variety of architecture. The tram from Seaton which runs along the Estuary stops at Colyton and there are good public transport links. 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

Front door with obscure glazed panel leads into


Small window to side. Smoke detector. Radiator. Door to

Obscure glazed window to front. Fitted with a white suite comprising w.c. with recessed cistern and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM - 4.58m (15'0") x 4.3m (14'1") Max
Window to front. Stairs rising to first floor with under stairs recess. The kitchen is fitted to the front of the room leaving space for dining at the other end, the two areas being partially separated by a peninsular. Range of matching wall and base units with inset stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Built-in appliances include: Neff electric oven with ceramic hob and cooker hood above; under unit fridge and under unit freezer. Recessed spotlights and under unit lighting. Under stairs cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine. The dining area is fitted with telephone and TV points. Radiator. Laminate flooring. Door to

LOUNGE - 4.58m (15'0") x 4.33m (14'2")
French doors with windows either side overlooking and leading into the rear garden. Telephone and TV points. Three radiators.


Hatch to insulated loft with light and pull down ladder. Cupboard housing gas fired Vaillant combi-boiler for heating and hot water. Radiator.

BEDROOM ONE - 3.41m (11'2") x 3.29m (10'10") Plus Recess
Window to rear overlooking garden. Deep recess with built-in wardrobe. Telephone point. TV point. Radiator. Door to

Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising large shower cubicle, w.c. and wash hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboards below. Extractor. Part wall tiling. Shaver point and light. Ladder style radiator.

BEDROOM TWO - 3.33m (10'11") x 3.22m (10'7")
Two windows to front with pretty views over the communal gardens and the distant countryside. Built-in wardrobe. Two radiators.

Fitted with a white suite comprising bath, w.c. with recessed cistern and wash hand basin set into wall. Extractor. Part wall tiling. Shaver point and light. Ladder style radiator.

To the back of the property is an enclosed, easily maintained garden on two levels, patio to the lower level and mainly gravelled to the higher level with a planting bed. Outside tap.
To the front is an attractively landscaped communal garden with seating. The properties at Queens Court are set around this central feature, providing a welcoming social space. There is an allocated parking space for no. 4.

All mains services are connected. Water is metered.

East Devon District Council. Band C. Currently £1,579.12 (2018/19)


All windows are timber double glazed. The combi boiler was installed in 2016 with the remainder of a 10 year guarantee. Queens Court was built as a small development for the over 55`s with each property owner having a share in the management company, which oversees the maintenance of the communal areas. There is a monthly service charge of £80, which covers window cleaning, buildings insurance and lighting and maintenance of communal garden and grounds. There is a refuse enclosure adjacent to the road for residents rubbish and the refuse is collected from this point. There are low level lights fitted around the communal pathways and there is a communal satellite dish that can be utilised if required

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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