Price £232,500 Sold

A well presented, spacious cottage for the over 55's situated in the heart of the pretty and historic little East Devon town of Colyton. The accommodation comprises two good sized double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and both with built-in storage, family bathroom, ground floor cloakroom, kitchen/dining room and lounge. Outside, to the rear, there is a pretty, enclosed garden. The property benefits from gas fired central heating and double glazing. Queens Court has been thoughtfully designed with pretty landscaped gardens and seating areas as a centre piece. The property has a pretty outlook over these gardens. The development forms a very pleasant community set conveniently within a short walk of the town's amenities.

Colyton is a pretty little market town (more like a village) with a town centre offering a good range of daily needs including a convenience store, fish and chip shop, hardware store, butcher, hairdressers, post office, stationers, pharmacy, health centre, garden centre, library and a few other individual shops. A beautiful Church is at the heart of the town and there is an interesting variety of architecture. The tram from Seaton which runs along the Estuary stops at Colyton and there are good public transport links. 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:

Front door with obscure glazed panel leads into

ENTRANCE LOBBY - 1.8m (5'11") x 1.48m (4'10")
Small window to side. Smoke detector. Radiator. Door to

Obscure glazed window to front. Fitted with a white suite comprising w.c. with recessed cistern and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM - 4.58m (15'0") Max x 4.3m (14'1")
Window to front. Stairs rising to first floor with under stairs recess. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with inset stainless steel sink unit and drainer and integrated slim line dishwasher beneath. Built-in appliances include: Neff electric oven/grill with ceramic hob and cooker hood above; under unit fridge and under unit freezer. Recessed spotlights and under unit lighting. A peninsular separates the kitchen from the dining area. The dining area is fitted with telephone and TV points. Under stairs cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine. Radiator. Karndean flooring. Door to

LOUNGE - 4.57m (15'0") x 4.33m (14'2")
French doors with windows either side overlooking and leading into the rear garden. Telephone and TV points. Three radiators.


Airing cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder. Radiator. Hatch to loft space with pull down ladder. The gas boiler is situated in the loft.

BEDROOM ONE - 3.41m (11'2") x 3.25m (10'8")
Window to rear overlooking garden. Deep recess with built-in wardrobe. Telephone point. TV point. Radiator. Door to

EN SUITE - 2.37m (7'9") Max x 1.22m (4'0")
Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising large shower cubicle, w.c. and wash hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboards below. Extractor. Part wall tiling. Shaver point and light. Ladder style radiator. Vinyl tiled floor.

BEDROOM TWO - 3.32m (10'11") x 3.24m (10'8")
Two windows to front with pretty views over the communal gardens and the distant countryside. Built-in wardrobe. Two radiators.

BATHROOM - 1.94m (6'4") x 1.91m (6'3")
Fitted with a white suite comprising bath, mixer taps and shower attachment over, w.c. with recessed cistern and vanity wash hand basin with cupboards beneath. Extractor. Part wall tiling. Shaver point and light. Ladder style radiator.

To the back of the property is an enclosed, easily maintained garden on two levels, patio to the lower level and mainly gravelled to the higher level with a deep, well stocked planting bed. Outside tap. There is a rear pedestrian right of way to the houses either side.

Attractively landscaped communal gardens with seating, pathways and lighting. The properties at Queens Court are set around this central feature, providing a welcoming social space.

All mains services are connected. Water is metered.

East Devon District Council. Band C. Currently £1651.51 (2019/20)


All windows are timber double glazed. Queens Court was built as a small development for the over 55`s with each property owner having a share in the management company, which oversees the maintenance of the communal areas. There is a monthly service charge of £80, which covers window cleaning, buildings insurance and lighting and maintenance of communal garden and grounds. There is a refuse enclosure adjacent to the road for residents rubbish and the refuse is collected from this point. There are low level lights fitted around the communal pathways and there is a communal satellite dish that can be utilised if required

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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