3 bedroom detached house for saleColyton, Colyton, Devon, EX24
Guide Price £325,000
- 3 Bedrooms
- Period character and charm
- Renovated throughout
- Farmhouse style Kitchen
- Living and Dining Rooms
- Gas CH, Double Glazing
- Garage and Workshop
- Walled garden.
A beautifully renovated detached period cottage together with a garage, workshop and enclosed gardens at the heart of this historic town.
Situation - Clarance House is situated a short distance from the centre of Colyton which is an attractive and popular town set amidst rolling East Devon countryside beside the River Coly and close to the south coast at Seaton. Colyton has a rich historical heritage with many interesting buildings dating back as early as the C14 and which offers a surprising range of day to day amenities which includes shops, primary school, the renowned Colyton Grammar School, post office, health centre, pubs, restaurants and beautiful parish church. The county towns of Exeter, Taunton and Dorchester are all within easy reach whilst to the south is the coast at Lyme Regis with its famous Cobb and bay with other resorts at Seaton, Beer and Branscombe, all within a short distance. There is a main line station on the London Waterloo line at Honiton and Axminster. Colyton lies in the heart of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Description - Clarance House is a detached period cottage having undergone an extensive program of renovation and refurbishment to provide a home of significant comfort, character and charm close to the heart of this historic town. From the block paved driveway, an obscure double glazed panelled entrance door opens into an entrance lobby floored in Sandstone with wall light and further cottage style obscure PVCu double glazed door to the Living Room.
A charming character room with exposed stone and brick arched fireplace housing a cast iron woodburning stove set on a slate hearth. Recessed PVCu double glazed casement windows lie to the front and rear with feature arched reveals and window seats to the front. Natural light is enhanced by ceiling downlighters with staircase rising to the first floor incorporating removable hand rail/bannister to facilitate easy carriage of Bedroom furniture. A cast iron register grate sits to one side of a braced solid wood latch door which leads through to the Dining Room, similarly lit by ceiling downlighters with deep silled PVCu double glazed window to the front and a former range fireplace with mantel shelf over. A doorway continues into the Kitchen , beautifully fitted in traditional Farmhouse style with a range of cupboard and drawer units and solid wood worksurfaces incorporating a stainless steel 5 ring gas hob, matching extractor, double electric oven and separate microwave oven, built in fridge freezer, Belfast sink and dishwasher. Floored in Sandstone, the Kitchen features character sloping ceilings with double glazed roof window, recessed PVCu double glazed casement overlooking the gardens and copper detail wall and ceiling light fittings. Housed within the Kitchen is the gas fired boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating systems.
The first floor landing with its sloping ceilings and exposed beams provides access via solid oak latch doors to three bedrooms and a stylishly fitted Bathroom. Both Bedrooms 1 and 2 feature exposed A frame timbers and vaulted ceilings, the larger of which with mezzanine storage area and exposed brick chimney breast. The Bathroom is tastefully fitted with a period style white suite incorporating 'Metro' tiled splashbacks, period style white suite, rainfall head shower over the bath, inset downlighters overhead and 'sandstone' tiled flooring.
Outside - Clarance House is approached from the lane across a newly laid block paved driveway framed by period stone walling. The driveway provides parking and leads to the detached garage with up and over door, power, light and personal door into the gardens. Incorporated within the garage building and accessed externally via a panelled door opposite the Kitchen door is a Cloakroom with wash hand basin and w.c.. A block paved path continues from the drive between the cottage and garage into the gardens where there a glazed panelled door into a workshop/store adjoining the rear of the garage. The rear gardens are fully enclosed by stone walling and timber fencing providing a high degree of privacy, shelter and seclusion to the gravelled forecourt, timber decked terrace and level lawns. There is also a low level log/fuel store adjoining the rear of the cottage.
Services - All mains services connected.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the agents Stags, Honiton 01404 45885.
Directions - From the A3052 'coast road' between Sidmouth and Lyme Regis, take the Coly road at the Eastern edge of Colyford signposted to Colyton and Shute. Continue into the heart of Colyton and as the road bends sharply round to the right at the in the centre by the Library, continue straight on into Queen Street with South Square on your right. Continue along Queen Street passing the coach lamp and at the cycle shop on the right hand side, turn left onto the Sidmouth Road signposted Sidmouth and Exeter. Fork left onto The Butts continuing past the Primary School and Clarance House will be found a short way along on the right hand side perpendicular to the road.
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