6 bedroom detached house for saleDurley Road, Jurassic Coast, Seaton, Devon, EX12
Guide Price £725,000
- 6 double bedrooms
- Open plan kitchen/breakfast
- Sitting room with fireplace
- Dining room with fireplace
- Utility and larder
- Covered verandah
- Triple tandem garage
- Sea views
Impressive 6 bedroom family home with character. Open plan kitchen/breakfast, 3 reception rooms with fireplaces. Covered verandah and private garden. Electric gates. Triple tandem garage. Sea views across Lyme Bay.
Situation - Shaston is set in a quiet, edge of town location, enjoying outstanding views across Lyme Bay towards Portland in the distance, with easy access to the rolling East Devon countryside.
Part of the renowned Jurassic Coast, the seaside town of Seaton boasts a mile long beach, picturesque streets and glorious views. This lively local community has a range of facilities including a supermarket, post office, doctors surgery, restaurants, inns, several independent shops, and a new Jurassic Coast visitor centre.
The nearby historic fishing villages of Beer and Branscombe are nestled in the hills between Seaton and the Regency town of Sidmouth, whilst east along the coast lies the popular Dorset town of Lyme Regis.
Inland the market towns of Honiton (10 miles) and Axminster (7 miles) have an additional range of facilities, and rail services to London Waterloo and Exeter.
The much acclaimed Colyton Grammar School, one of England's top state schools, is located just 2 miles away.
The Cathedral city of Exeter is c26 miles to the West and offers a wide range of retail, leisure and cultural amenities. To the East of the City is the International Airport offering flights to an array of destinations.
Description - This wonderful character home has been extensively renovated and extended by the current owners over the past 16 years, working with the numerous features of the original house; including the solid timber doors, bay windows and fireplaces, and combining them with an open plan kitchen, additional bedrooms, triple tandem garage, re wiring and plumbing, as well as high levels of insulation.
Accommodation - The spacious family accommodation is well laid out with two wonderful south facing reception rooms each with original timber bay windows, feature brick open fireplaces and attractive period style coving.
The 'L' shaped kitchen/breakfast is a recent extension this large room is the heart of the house with a stylish in frame kitchen under granite worktops with integrated dishwasher, fridge and Stoves range cooker with double oven, ceramic hob and induction rings with a matching extractor unit. There is a cosy area in front of a contemporary fitted wood burning stove feeding through to a bright and airy space where the patio doors spill out onto the patio with views beyond.
On the ground floor there is a larder, utility room, front and rear hallways and cloakroom.
On the first floor are five good sized bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom and separate shower. There is also a family bathroom with separate shower.
On the second floor is a sixth bedroom and loft area, this is an ideal hobby room or teenagers space, alongside an en suite bathroom.
Outside - Large timber electric gates with intercom provide privacy to a large gravel drive and parking area in front of the triple tandem garage. The gardens, although not large, sweep around to the south of the property and gently slope down to mature hedges providing an attractive backdrop and added privacy.
A substantial verandah on the south elevation of the house covers a patio and is a fantastic location from which to enjoy the glorious sea views.
Services - Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment only. Viewings are restricted to Saturdays or possibly early evenings.
Directions - From the A3052 coming from either Exeter or Lyme Regis turn south at Tower Service Station onto the B3172 and follow this road down into the town turning right on a slight left hand bend into Marlpitt Lane. Turn almost immediately right into Bunts Lane, after a 200 yards at the brow of the hill, the property is located on the left hand side on the junction with Durley Road.
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