OIRO £650,000 Under Offer
  • Fascinating Period Property
  • Separate 1-2 Bedroom Annexe
  • Parking for 3-4 Vehicles
  • Three Bedroom Main House
  • Garage/Workshop
  • Short Walk to Shops

****PLEASE NOTE: we are commencing viewings on this property from Wednesday 11th August and are unable to arrange anything sooner than this due to vendor's commitments***

A fascinating and unusual property offering characterful and versatile accommodation with some delightful features. The Grade II Listed 17th Century property comprises a main house and annexe with the option for three to five bedrooms depending on how the accommodation is used. The master bedroom in the main house is a fabulous room of large proportions and great character with a raised plinth housing en suite shower, with two further double bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor. The ground floor is larger with a beautiful lounge and dining room in the original part of the house, both of which having intriguing original features, including wood panelling, beams, two open fires and even a 'jug and bottle' hatch! There is also a good sized kitchen, and large utility room/study, a rear lobby and ground floor WC. The annexe houses a garage/workshop on the lower level, with a large room above (currently used as a lounge) with pretty views and in addition, there is a good sized bedroom on the upper first floor, spacious landing/study, kitchen/dining room at ground level along with a bathroom. The annexe offers the opportunity for generating income but is also ideal for a dependent relative or overflow guest accommodation. There is a paved courtyard garden to the annexe, whilst the main house has a small lawned garden to the front as well as a paved Mediterranean style garden to the side. A driveway entrance to the property provides parking for several vehicles and access to the garage. The house is located just off the centre of town within a short walk of shops and cafes.

Colyton is a pretty and historic town with a village feel with a range of local facilities including health centre, library, butcher's, baker, convenience stores, fish and chip shop, pubs, tea rooms, a garden centre and a variety of small shops and services. The beautiful Norman Church is the centre point of the town, which is most famous for the 1685 Monmouth Rebellion. 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 nearby Colyton Grammar School is another draw for the area as the school consistently appears in the top 10 Grammar Schools in the country. The Jurassic Coast and pretty harbour at Axmouth is just 2 miles away, with the seaside resort of Lyme Regis to the east, just 7 miles and Sidmouth to the west just under 11 miles. The market town of Axminster is just 6 miles to the north, where there is a mainline train station offering services to London Waterloo.


The accommodation, all measurements approximate, comprises:

GROUND FLOOR


Stable door into

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 4.17m (13'8") x 3.84m (12'7")
Windows to front and rear. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with solid wood work surfaces with inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit and drainer. Integrated dish washer. Integrated electric double oven/grill and gas hob with cooker hood above. Breakfast bar in recess by window. Space for dining table. Wall mounted Ideal gas boiler (replaced this year) for central heating and hot water. Radiator. TV point. Stone flooring. Step down to

INNER HALL
Pantry cupboard. Telephone point. Smoke detector. Radiator. Door to

UTILITY ROOM
Window to rear. Obscure glazed window to lounge. Fitted with a range of wall and base units with solid wood work surfaces and inset stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine, fridge/freezer and tumble dryer. Radiator. Stone flooring. Half obscure glazed window to lounge.

LIVING/DINING ROOM - 6.1m (20'0") Max x 5.64m (18'6") Max
Windows to front and side. Stone fireplace for open fire. Hardwood floors. Original beams throughout. Television point. Telephone point.

SNUG - 5.06m (16'7") x 3.3m (10'10")
Windows to front. Fireplace with tiled hearth. Understairs cupboard. Television point. Slate steps up to `jug and bottle` hatch (originally a pub serving hatch) which leads to a door to the rear courtyard and leads to

WC
Window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising w.c. and wash hand basin. Slate flooring.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING
High window to rear. Built-in bookshelf.

BEDROOM ONE - 5.79m (19'0") x 4.01m (13'2")
Window to front and side with views to distant countryside. Television point. Telephone point. Radiator. Carpet flooring. Small step up to open plan en-suite fitted with a white suite comprising shower cubicle and wash hand basin. Traditional style towel radiator. Wooden flooring.

BEDROOM TWO - 3.4m (11'2") x 3.15m (10'4")
Window to front. Built in wardrobes. Television point. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE - 3.53m (11'7") x 3.05m (10'0")
Window to front with window seat. Television point. Telephone point. Built-in wardrobes. Radiator.

BATHROOM
Window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath (with mixer tap and shower attachment), w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Ladder style chrome radiator. Stone flooring.

OUTSIDE
Driveway leading to parking area and log store. The fence has recently been replaced. Steps up to courtyard accessed via a wooden gate. Steps down to area of lawn.

GARAGE/WORKSHOP - 4.95m (16'3") x 3.18m (10'5")
Wooden door to front. Power and light.

GARDEN
Patio area by stable door to kitchen. Steps down to area of lawn. A further courtyard area between the house and annexe with pond. Outside tap.

ANNEXE

HALL
Large wooden door into hall. Terracotta tiled floor.

BATHROOM
Obscure glazed window to front. Newly fitted bathroom (6 months old) with a white suite comprising large shower with glass screen, w/c., wash hand basin set into units with cupboard below.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM - 5.97m (19'7") x 3.43m (11'3")
Large open plan kitchen/dining room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with laminate work surfaces and inset stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Space for cooker. Space for dining table. Radiator. TV point. Feature stained glass door/window. Laminate flooring.

LOUNGE/BEDROOM - 5.23m (17'2") x 3.23m (10'7")
Window to front and side with pretty views to the distant countryside. Television point. Radiator. New carpets.


Further half stairs leading to

LANDING/STUDY
Large landing suitable for an open plan office or extra storage. Steps up to

BEDROOM - 6.05m (19'10") x 3.43m (11'3")
Velux windows to front and rear. Window to side. Television point. New carpets.

SERVICES
All mains services are connected in the main house. Water is not metered. The annexe has electric heating.

COUNCIL TAX
East Devon District Council. Band E. Currently £2,482.74 (2021/22).

EPC RATING
Exempt as Grade II Listed.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Several of the windows in the main house are fitted with secondary glazing. The annexe has electric night storage heaters throughout. Boiler has been replaced this year and has a 15 year guarantee. Woodworm treatment done 2017 with long guarantee. The roof was re-ridged roughly 8 years ago.

Notice
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.

Floor Plan

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