A delightful 5 bedroom period terraced property. Ideally located close to the centre of Colyton town with stunning countryside and river views to the rear with some views to the St. Andrews Church to the front. Marine House is much larger than may appear at first sight, comprising a spacious ‘L` shaped lounge/dining room with amazing original open fireplace, kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, utility/boiler room, w.c. and sunroom to the ground floor. A period turning stair case takes you to the first floor, with very spacious master bedroom with en suite bathroom, together with two other double bedrooms and large family bathroom. A further turning staircase takes you to the top floor, with fabulous landing window providing great views to the countryside. Here there are two further double bedrooms, one with bay window and eaves storage. Whilst the property requires updating in some areas, the original features, including fireplaces, high ceilings, exposed floorboards etc., are most appealing. There are some sash, plus double glazed windows, together with a gas central heating system. There is a long (shared) driveway to the side of the adjoining property that leads to a open fronted garage (this could be rebuilt to a good sized garage/workshop subject to the usual planning consents). An archway leads to a large garden with lovely views to the countryside and stone boundary wall bordering the river.
Colyton is a pretty little market town, benefiting from local stores, butcher, hairdressers, post office, pharmacy and garden centre to name a few. 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 is just 2.5 miles away and Lyme Regis just 7 miles to the east. A beautiful church is at the heart of the town and there is an interesting variety of architecture.
The accommodation, all measurements approximate, comprises:
Overhanging storm porch. Period wooden front door, with period panelling to both sides. Open to
HALL - 3.24m (10'8") x 0.97m (3'2")
Stairs rising to first floor. Under stairs recess cupboard with window to rear. Radiator. Flag stone flooring.
LOUNGE - 5.55m (18'3") x 4.2m (13'9")
uPVC double glazed sash window to front. Feature fireplace and tiled hearth with grate for open fire.TV point. Telephone point. Two radiators. Exposed floorboards. Large open arch to
DINING AREA - 4.06m (13'4") x 2.49m (8'2")
Sash window to front. Door to
GARDEN ROOM - 3.76m (12'4") x 2.98m (9'9")
Perspex roof. Door to rear courtyard. Radiator. Gas meter.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM - 6.87m (22'6") Into Bay x 2.86m (9'5")
Dual aspect. uPVC double glazed sash window to front. uPVC double glazed window to rear with views to the countryside. The kitchen is fitted with a range of white wall and base units with laminated work surfaces. Inset double bowl stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Gas Aga range cooker. Two ring electric hob. Space for fridge/freezer.
Radiator. Ceramic tiled floor.
Returning to the
CLOAKROOM - 1.28m (4'2") x 0.87m (2'10")
uPVC double glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising w.c. and oval wash hand basin set into base unit.
INNER HALL - 2.07m (6'9") x 1.86m (6'1")
Cupboard housing electric consumer unit over doorway to
UTILITY ROOM - 2.16m (7'1") x 1.78m (5'10")
uPVC double glazed window to rear. Potterton Prima gas boiler servicing hot water and central heating. Arch to
REAR LOBBY - 2.07m (6'9") x 1.86m (6'1")
Door to rear courtyard. Cloaks area with hooks. Door to walk in pantry 4`6` x 2.9` (1.38m x 0.83m)
Turning stair case with period banisters and rails. uPVC Double glazed window to rear with lovely views. Doors to bedrooms and bathroom.
MASTER BEDROOM - 5.74m (18'10") x 3.06m (10'0")
Sash window to front with views to the church. Telephone point. Radiator. Door to
EN SUITE BATHROOM/DRESSING ROOM - 3.56m (11'8") To Wardrobe x 2.6m (8'6")
Period style window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath. Part tiled walls. w.c. Pedestal wash hand basin. Wall to wall wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO - 4.04m (13'3") Into Recess x 3.8m (12'6")
Sash window to front with views to the church. Built-in wardrobes Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE - 3.09m (10'2") x 3.07m (10'1")
Sash window to rear with lovely views to the countryside. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboards beneath. Radiator.
BATHROOM - 3.34m (10'11") x 2.91m (9'7")
Sash window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with Mira power shower over. w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled splash backs. Radiator.
Turning stair case to
Large uPVC double glazed window to rear with stunning views to the countryside and playing fields. Door to Eaves cupboard. Door to
BEDROOM FOUR - 5.89m (19'4") Into Bay x 2.75m (9'0")
Bay window to side. The former ‘music room`. Stripped floor boards. Down lighters. Radiator. Door to
LOFT AND EAVES SPACE
Insulated with light.
BEDROOM FIVE - 4.91m (16'1") x 3.73m (12'3")
Window to rear with views to the countryside and playing fields. Panelling to eaves. Radiator.
The property is approached via a wrought iron gate and central pathway with pedestrian access to Marine House with outside light and the neighbouring property Shenfield. The left hand side of the garden is laid to lawn with mature bushes and shrubs. Small timber shed.
TO THE REAR
A gravelled driveway (owned by a neighbouring property as we understand), leads around the side of Sherwood House to the rear of the property. This driveway gives access to a tarmac area/turning area leading to
GARAGE - 4.05m (13'3") x 3.08m (10'1")
Open to the front with corrugated iron roof with stone walls. Adjoining timber shed (7`11` x 7`5`)( 2.41m x 2.27m).
Conifer hedging and timber gate provide access through a covered pergola to the enclosed garden. Lovely views to the onward countryside and playing fields. Greenhouse. Silver birch tree and other various shrubs and bushes. Lawn. Stone steps lead to a raised patio area and stone boundary wall with the river beyond.
All mains services are connected. Water is metered.
East Devon District Council. Band D. Currently £1776.51 (2018/2019).
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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