A detached four bedroom family home with substantial space around it - in all around .75 acre situated on the edge of the pretty little East Devon town of Colyton. The property was built in the 1960`s and is finished with rendered elevations under a tiled roof. There is potential for further enlargement and planning permission has been granted to erect a large detached garage with rooms above. There currently exists a timber stable with two loose boxes and the plot is split at the back to form a small paddock with garden and parking to the remainder. Internally, the accommodation comprises four first floor double bedrooms, family bathroom, ground floor shower room, large kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, utility room, lounge and study/bedroom five.
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 Seaton tramway station which operates services throughout the summer along the Axe Estuary, linking Colyton and Seaton, which is very popular with tourists. The Jurassic Coast and pretty harbour at Axmouth is just 2 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. 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:
Outside lights. Composite front door with obscure glazed leaded light panels and side window.
Stairs rising to first floor. Under stairs cupboard. Telephone point. Radiator. Burglar alarm panel. Thermostat for central heating. Tiled floor. Door to:
SHOWER ROOM - 1.95m (6'5") x 1.46m (4'9")
Obscure glazed window to front. Fitted with a white suite comprising shower tray, with power shower, rail and curtain, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Wall tiling. Chrome ladder style heated towel rail. Tiled floor.
BEDROOM FIVE/STUDY - 3.32m (10'11") x 2.87m (9'5")
Window to front. External door to side. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Telephone and TV points.
LOUNGE - 6.07m (19'11") x 3.5m (11'6")
Dual aspect. Window to side and sliding patio doors to rear leading to the garden. Coved ceiling. Down lighters. Feature fireplace with marble inset, plinth and fitted with an electric fire. Radiator. Telephone and TV points. Multi paned glazed doors to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 6.49m (21'4") x 4.31m (14'2")
Dual aspect. Windows to front and back and sliding patio doors to rear. Coved ceiling with down lighters. The kitchen has been fitted with a modern range of white gloss wall and base units. Inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with moveable mixer tap over and granite drainer. Expanse of black granite work surfaces. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Oil fired four oven Aga, with hot plate. Timer/programmer for central heating. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Matching island unit with pan drawers beneath, including breakfast bar and light over. Tiled floor. Electricity consumer unit mounted high on the wall. Square archway to:
DINING ROOM - 4.28m (14'1") x 3.58m (11'9")
Dual aspect. Windows to side and rear. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Thermostat for central heating. Door to:
UTILITY ROOM - 2.24m (7'4") x 1.13m (3'8")
External door and window to front. Coved ceiling. Storage recess and shelving. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Tiled floor.
Window to front. Spacious landing with access to insulated and part boarded loft with light.
BEDROOM ONE - 3.62m (11'11") Max x 3.5m (11'6") Max
Window to rear overlooking gardens and the paddock and countryside views beyond. Coved ceiling. Range of built-in wardrobes. Thermostat for central heating. Telephone and TV points. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO - 4.25m (13'11") x 3.21m (10'6")
Window to rear with lovely views. Coved ceiling and down lighters. Range of built-in wardrobes with matching chest of drawers and bedside table. Airing cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder, with shelving over. TV point. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE - 3.99m (13'1") x 2.45m (8'0")
Window to front. Double built-in wardrobes. Telephone and TV points. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR - 3.33m (10'11") x 2.88m (9'5")
(Presently used as a study). Window to front. Coved ceiling. Built-in wardrobes and matching drawer units with desk (or dressing table) area. TV point. Radiator.
BATHROOM - 2.31m (7'7") x 2.1m (6'11")
Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with a modern white suite comprising jacuzzi bath with power shower over, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls. Shaver point. Large illuminated mirror. Chrome ladder style towel radiator. Down lighters. Tiled floor with electric under floor heating.
TO THE FRONT: The property is approached via a five bar gate, opening to a large tarmac drive. Pathway leads to the front door, with adjoining block paved parking space. The tarmac drive way with ample parking for several cars, horseboxes etc., is bordered by the chicken run to the left hand side. Outside tap. Power point.
TO THE REAR: The pathway continues around the side and to the rear of the property, leading to a large South Facing patio with outside lights. Boiler cupboard housing Grant oil fired boiler for hot water and central heating. Brick built barbecue. The patio runs to the width of the property and around to the other side of the house. Large garden shed. Power point. The garden area is laid to lawn with flower borders to one side. A post and rail fence denotes the boundary with the paddock at the rear.
The paddock is level and bound on one side by a stone wall with a bank and hedge at the far end and fencing to the third side. There is a gate leading from the paddock to the hard standing area, where there is a timber stable and store shed. To one side of the paddock is situated the bunded oil tank set on a raised plinth.
STABLES/EQUESTRIAN AREA: - 7.31m (24'0") x 3.65m (12'0")
Timber stables split into two loose boxes with power and light. Water connected just outside.
Mains electricity and water are connected. Water is not metered. Oil fired central heating. Septic tank drainage.
Band E. East Devon District Council. Currently £1,981.78 (2017/18).
The house was built in 1968 with later additions and planning permission exists for the addition of a double garage with room above along with additional stables. The property benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating with dual zone controls.
From Market Place in Colyton take Vicarage Street past St Andrews Church. At the T junction turn right onto King Street leading out of the town over a hump back bridge. Fork left at the traingular green on Road Green. Colyview is a short distance on the left hand side.
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