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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Swan Hill Road, Colyford

Under Offer £269,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Period Property
  • Grade II Listed Thatched Cottage
  • Front and Rear Courtyard Gardens
  • Two Parking Spaces
  • Popular Village Location
  • Close to Colyton Grammar School

Full description

Rose Cottage is a very well presented Grade II listed, three bedroom, end terrace, period, thatched cottage in the heart of Colyford Village. The cottage has the benefit of parking for two cars.

Strictly by appointment, please, through the vendors' sole agent Fortnam Smith & Banwell (Seaton) Ltd - Telephone 01297 23939.

Living Room: 
19' 8'' x 11' 2'' (5.989m x 3.391m) max incl. stairs
Leaded light single glazed window to front with window seat beneath. Distant views to the countryside. Thick wooden mantel piece with brick surround and quarry tiled hearth. Electric radiator. High level wooden alcove. 3 wall lights. TV aerial connection. Stairs rising to first floor. Under stairs storage area with shelving. Door arch to:

Dining Room: 
11' 7'' x 8' 1'' (3.543m x 2.471m) max
Leaded light single glazed window to side with window seat beneath. Blocked off fireplace with quarry tiled hearth. Electric radiator. 2 wall lights. Latch stable door to:

11' 8'' x 8' 8'' (3.552m x 2.641m)
Leaded light single glazed window to side and single glazed window to rear. Cream fronted base and wall units with granite effect work tops over. White enamel single bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over. Tiled splash back. Built in electric oven and ceramic hob over. Integrated washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Electric radiator. Cupboard housing electric meter and consumer unit. Stable door to rear courtyard.

First Floor Landing: 
Stairs rise to 2nd floor with small under stairs cupboard. Electric radiator. Electric heating thermostat control. Cupboard housing water tank and lagged hot water cylinder and shelving. Doors to:

The Property: 
Rose Cottage is a very well presented Grade II listed, three bedroom, period, thatched cottage set right in the heart of Colyford Village. The cottage is the end terrace of three properties and has the added benefit of two car parking spaces. There is a pretty courtyard garden to the front and rear enclosed courtyard to the rear. It has been carefully looked after by the current vendor who has owned the property for many years. Over the years it has been updated and improve whilst still retaining it's character features. It was re-wired approximately 6 years ago, the kitchen was replaced and the shower room/WC was recently refitted. Electric central heating was installed two years ago with individual thermostats to the radiators. The accommodation spreads over three floors and has attractive leaded light windows and exposed timbers to the delightful third bedroom. It is within easy walking distance of the renowned Colyton Grammar School and very close to the village...

All measurements approximate, includes:

Inner Porch: 
Inner latch door with glazed panel to:

Bedroom 1: 
13' 10'' x 11' 6'' (4.226m x 3.515m) max
Leaded light single glazed window to front with window seat beneath. Lovely far reaching views to Axmouth, the Estuary and countryside surrounding. Electric radiator. Built in wardrobe with rail.

Bedroom 2: 
9' 1'' x 8' 8'' (2.762m x 2.638m)
Leaded light single glazed window to side with window seat beneath.

Shower Room: 
8' 2'' x 7' 6'' (2.482m x 2.297m)
Leaded light single glazed window to rear. White suite comprising low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled large shower with curved glazed screen and Mira shower. Part tiled walls. Dimplex wall mounted fan heater. Electric radiator. Towel rail. Wall mounted medicine cabinet.

Bedroom 3: 
12' 10'' x 9' 3'' (3.903m x 2.824m) to stairs
Leaded light single glazed window to side. Eaved ceilings with exposed timber beams. Electric radiator.

To the front of the property is a south facing paved courtyard with stone walls to three sides with gate access. At the rear, accessed either from the pedestrian side gate or the kitchen up a few steps is a further enclosed courtyard. Part paved and part gravelled. Please note: Myrtle Cottage next door has a right of access across the rear courtyard of Rose Cottage. Two allocated parking spaces are available immediately opposite the property on the corner of Francis Way and Seaton Road. This private parking area is shared with the next door neighbour, Myrtle Cottage, with each property having specific spaces.

We are advised the property is Freehold.

We are advised mains water, drainage and electric are connected.

Council Tax: 
We are advised the property is in Council Tax Band D.

Colyford boasts a thriving community with facilities including 2 public houses/restaurants, a butchers shop, Post Office/general stores, Parish Church and village hall and the highly regarded Colyton Grammar school. An historic tram runs alongside the stunning Axe Estuary, and Colyford common, which links both Colyton and Colyford with the nearby Victorian seaside resort of Seaton. The property is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is close to the Jurassic Coast. Colyford is approximately a 45 minute drive from Exeter and the M5 motorway, and Exeter International Airport. The ancient rebel town of Colyton is only a mile away and offers a wide selection of excellent local facilities, including a primary school. Axminster is about 5 miles inland, with mainline rail services to London Waterloo and Exeter.

From our offices in Seaton, turn left into Harbour Road. At the first roundabout turn left. Continue along to the roundabout at the top of the Underfleet. Take the 3rd Exit into Fore St. Follow this road through the countryside where it becomes the Seaton Road. At the T Junction with the main road, the Colyford Village stores will be found on the left hand corner. Rose Cottage is immediately opposite.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 September 2016


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