A stunning three storey detached house with fabulous coastal, sea and town views situated in an elevated residential road on the western side of the town. The generous accommodation is set over three storeys and comprises (from the top down): entrance hallway with internal door to the double garage, guest bedroom en-suite, stairs leading down to the mid level; lounge and kitchen/dining room, both having access to the terrace and from where there are spectacular views, utility room, cloakroom, access to external storage area, hall and further stairs down to lower level; master bedroom en-suite, two further bedrooms, family bathroom, hallway with doors to patio. There are external doors leading to the numerous outside spaces on each level and ultimately, the garden, which is a generous size and has been beautifully landscaped with a great variety of flowering shrubs and small trees. At the far end is a lovely seating area, placed to enjoy the evening sunshine. Beneath the house is a useful cellar room providing garden storage. Back at the entrance level is a driveway providing parking for two vehicles and access to the double garage.
The seaside resort of Lyme Regis, famed for its historic connections and the Cobb Harbour remains popular with visitors. The town retains much of its original charm and a good variety of shops restaurants and places of interest to visit. There are many events throughout the year including a good range of live music and for those who would rather be on the sea, there are sailing and gig rowing clubs. This expanse of coast line has been designated a World Heritage Site and is affectionately known as the Jurassic coast. Bus services run regularly between the local towns of Bridport and Axminster, where the station runs a mainline service to London Waterloo and Exeter. The property is very well placed for proximity to the highly regarded Woodroffe Secondary School, which has been described by Ofsted as `outstanding`, with many house hunters seeking an address within the catchment area. Alternatively, the Colyton Grammar School, which is constantly ranked as one of the best in the country is approximately 6 miles to the west.
The accommodation (all measurements approximate) comprises:
The property is approached on the roadside via the parking area and entrance. At this level, is driveway parking for 2-3 vehicles, entrance to the double garage and the main entrance to the house with intercom buzzer entry beside. There is a pedestrian gate at this level with steps leading down to the level below.
Window to side. Interncom buzzer and phone. Hanging space for coats. Radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. Door to landing and door to
DOUBLE GARAGE - 5.89m (19'4") Max x 5.3m (17'5")
Velux window to rear. Electronic up and over door to front. Power and light. Solar PV unit. Electricity consumer unit. Hatch to boarded loft with retractable ladder and light.
Galleried area overlooking the turning staircase. Floor to ceiling windows to front and side providing lots of light. Airing cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder. Telephone point. Door to
Lobby area with doors to wardrobe storage and
EN-SUITE - 2.22m (7'3") x 1.8m (5'11")
Velux window. Fitted with a white suite comprising corner shower with Mira power shower, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Shaver point. Ladder style radiator/heated towel rail. Extractor. Wall mounted electric heater. Ceramic tiled floor.
BEDROOM - 4.9m (16'1") Into Bay x 4.48m (14'8") Into Bay
Two bay windows to side and rear both having spectacular views, in all encompassing the town, the countryside beyond, Lyme Bay and Golden Cap. Radiator.
GROUND FLOOR (MIDDLE LEVEL)
Further turning staircase leading to lower level. Doors to main living areas.
LOUNGE - 6.71m (22'0") Into Bay x 5.35m (17'7")
Bay window to rear with lovely views over the countryside beyond the town. Sliding patio doors opening to the upper terrace with glorious coastal and sea views. Fireplace with polished slate hearth fitted with a coal effect gas fire. Two radiators. Telephone point. TV point.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM - 6.82m (22'5") Max x 5.69m (18'8") Max
The kitchen is set into the far side of the room with the seating (dining area) having sliding patio doors onto the upper terrace and once again enjoying the beautiful views. Further window to the side of the dining area. Window and door to the kitchen area leading out to a small enclosed patio. The kitchen is beautifully fitted in contemporary style with gloss finish door and drawer fronts with inset handles for clean lines and beautiful Silestone work surfaces and splashbacks. As well as base and wall cupboards, there are a number of pan drawers and a pull out larder unit as well as a range of integrated appliances including: fridge with freezer compartment, Neff electric multi-function oven and microwave, Neff induction hob, Bosch dishwasher. Inset stainless steel sink with built-in waste disposal. Island unit providing further storage and a breakfast bar. Flooring: Laminate? Door to
UTILITY ROOM - 1.98m (6'6") x 1.52m (5'0")
Half glazed door to courtyard area beneath driveway (a very useful space for drying and storage and with steps leading up the driveway above as well as down to the garden below). Wall and base units with inset stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Vaillant gas fired condensing boiler for central heating and hot water. Door to
Obscure glazed window to side. Fitted with a white suite comprising w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Under stairs cupboard. Intercom entry phone. Fixed glazed panel and door to
Sliding patio doors to lower terrace with views over the garden and spiral staircase leading to the upper terrace. Further window to rear. Radiator.
MASTER BEDROOM - 5.07m (16'8") Max x 3.13m (10'3") Max
French doors opening to lower terrace. Further window to side. Two sets of built-in wardrobes with sliding doors. Radiator. Door to
EN-SUITE BATHROOM - 2.75m (9'0") x 1.79m (5'10")
Fitted with a white suite comprising bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled on two walls. Shaver point. Ladder style radiator/heated towel rail. Extractor. Wall mounted electric heater. Ceramic tiled floor.
BATHROOM - 2.46m (8'1") x 2.03m (6'8")
Fitted with a white suite comprising bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and separate shower cubicle with mains connected shower. Fully tiled on two walls. Shaver point. Ladder style radiator/heated towel rail. Extractor. Wall mounted electric heater. Ceramic tiled floor.
BEDROOM THREE - 4.66m (15'3") Into Bay x 2.72m (8'11")
Bay window to rear with a lovely view over the garden. Two built-in wardrobes. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR - 3.6m (11'10") x 2.82m (9'3")
Window to side. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator. (Currently used as a study).
As briefly mentioned above, there are external areas on all levels – some of which offer practical space for storage and shady spots for the warmest days. There are two superb terraces form where to enjoy the views. One is at the mid level, being a decked terrace with railings around and a spiral staircase leading down to the lower terrace, which is a patio seating area, again enjoying very good views. Steps from this level lead to the main garden and a useful walk-in cellar providing storage.
The back garden has been thoughtfully landscaped to provide a most interesting shrub and tree garden with pathways leading between a riot of colour. The variety and number of flowering shrubs and small trees are too numerous to list and are best explained through the photographs accompanying these details. In the far corner of the garden is a decked seating area, placed to enjoy the midday sun. The garden is, on the whole, very private and an absolute delight to the eye!
All mains services are connected and the property also benefits from solar PV. Water is metered.
West Dorset District Council. Band G. Currently £3,037.00 (2017/18).
The house is approximately 15 years old and benefits from uPVC double glazing and gas central heating. There are TV points in the lounge, dining area and all bedrooms. The is a local town bus which stops at the top of the cul-de-sac (about 200 metres away) which runs regular services to town and back.
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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