Price £475,000 Available

A beautifully presented detached property with origins dating back to the 18th Century, situated just a short walk from the centre of the pretty East Devon town of Colyton. The house has an abundance of delightful features and has been extremely well maintained under the current ownership. We understand there was a building/dwelling on this site perhaps as early as 1701 and that it has been used as a shop and coal merchants in years gone by. The property was extended in Victorian times. The accommodation comprises three double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and another with walk-in wardrobe, family bathroom, spacious landing with a large curved chimney breast, exposed stonework and shelving, a characterful living/dining room with deep window sills and a stone fireplace, fitted with a multi-fuel stove, kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances, rear lobby with ground floor w.c. and a conservatory/utility room. Outside, there is gated parking for 2-3 vehicles and a pretty enclosed walled garden. The house and garden faces south and being sheltered, is quite a sun trap. There is good sized workshop at one side of the garden, which has been fitted out with power and light. The house is fully double glazed with gas central heating throughout. It is not Listed. No Onward Chain.

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:

Timber front door opening to:

STUDY/HALL - 2.45m (8'0") x 1.41m (4'8")
Window to front. Cupboard housing electricity consumer unit. Built-in desk and shelving. Ceramic tiled floor. Telephone point. Door to

LOUNGE - 5.2m (17'1") x 4.37m (14'4")
Two windows to front with deep sills. Feature stone fireplace with stone hearth fitted with a multi fuel stove. Deep recessed shelf beside fireplace. Three wall lights. Recessed ceiling lights. TV point. Radiator. Door to Kitchen/Breakfast room. Door to stairs. Square arch opening to

DINING ROOM - 3.79m (12'5") x 2.71m (8'11")
Window to side. Built-in library shelving. Two wall lights. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 3.92m (12'10") x 3.38m (11'1")
The kitchen is fitted with a range of cream wall and base units with laminate work surfaces and inset white ceramic one and a half bowl sink unit and drainer with fitted water filter. Integrated dishwasher, washing machine, under counter fridge and freezer. Rangemaster dual fuel stove with five ring gas burner, double oven and grill. Cooker hood above. Flotex flooring. Kick space heater. Wall mounted Worcester gas boiler for central heating and hot water. Recessed ceiling lights. Multi-paned glazed door to

With store cupboard and coats hooks. Door to

Obscure glazed window to side. Fitted with a white suite comprising w.c. and wall mounted wash hand basin. Radiator.

Half wall with uPVC double glazed windows and roof. Half glazed door to garden. Fitted with wall and base units with laminate work surfaces. Space and connection for tumble dryer. The conservatory was installed just 3 years ago by Otter Windows and benefits from the remainder of a 10 year guarantee.


Two windows to rear. Hatch to partially boarded loft with light and pull down ladder.

BEDROOM ONE - 4.39m (14'5") x 2.91m (9'7")
Window to front with window seat. This window is fitted with sliding fly-screen. Radiator. Door to

Oriel window to rear. Hanging rails and shelving.

BEDROOM TWO - 3.25m (10'8") x 3.03m (9'11")
Window to front with window seat. Range of built-in wardrobes. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE - 3.37m (11'1") x 3.09m (10'2")
Window to front. Range of built-in wardrobes. Radiator. Double doors to airing cupboard housing factory lagged hot water cylinder and shelving. Door to

Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Half wall tiling. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator.

BATHROOM - 3.21m (10'6") x 1.86m (6'1")
Window to front. Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Half wall panelling. Ladder style radiator.

The front of the property is approached through a five bar gate with stone walls to either side. The gravelled parking area provides enough space for 2-3 vehicles. Wood store. At the back of the parking area is fence screening with a pedestrian gate leading to the garden and

WORKSHOP - 5.62m (18'5") x 2.51m (8'3")
Double glazed double doors to the front. Window to side. Power and light. Circuit breaker.

The garden is fully enclosed with walls on three sides and has something of a Mediterranean feel. In front of the workshop is a gravelled seating area and a path leading to the rear of the workshop where there is covered storage. A small step leads up to the lawn with clipped box hedge, which is bordered by a paved patio which continues around to the side of the house. There is a small garden pond and raised herb bed. Water butts and outside tap. There are both motion sensored outside lights and switched lighting to illuminate the garden of an evening.

All mains services are connected. Water is metered.

East Devon District Council Band E Currently £2171.30 payable (2018/19).

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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