5 bedroom detached house for saleLime Kiln Lane, Uplyme, Lyme Regis, Dorset
Sold STC £775,000
A beautifully presented and recently refurbished detached property with wonderful distant sea view towards Portland to the east and the Cannington viaduct to the south
Lark Rise is believed to have been built in the 1940s and significantly extended in the 1990s and more recently altered and refurbished. The superb accommodation is spacious, well laid out and arranged over two floors with the principal rooms facing south with marvellous far-reaching views. An adaptable open plan living space has been created comprising large sitting room/dining room with double glazed triple aspect windows and a fabulous bespoke kitchen/breakfast room with large central island and bi-fold doors leading onto a south facing terrace. Both reception rooms have oak flooring throughout and a feature ash spiral staircase has been installed leading up to the first floor. The splendid master bedroom suite on the first floor includes a luxury en suite bathroom with freestanding bath positioned to take advantage of the sea views. Bedrooms four and five have been constructed so that if required they could be joined together to create one larger double aspect room. Whilst the internal proportions of Lark Rise are generous there is scope to further extend, subject to the necessary building and planning consents and possibly create a self-contained annexe by incorporating the existing attached garage.
Enclosed Porch, Sitting Room/Dining Room with open fire, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Study, Side Hall, Utility Room, Cloakroom with walk in shower, 5 Bedrooms, two with en suites, Shower room, Bathroom, Private Drive, Parking for several cars, Double Garage with Workshop, Terrace, Lawns, Two Summer Houses, Large Timber Shed, Orchard and former Vegetable Garden. In all approximately 2/3 of an acre.
The property is situated at the top of a no through road just off Lime Kiln Lane in a most attractive and gently sloping plot with sweeping lawns, a wide variety of mature trees, carefully selected recently planted fruit and specimen trees, perennial flowerbeds, wild flower meadow, vegetable garden and orchard with two magnificent Bramley Apple trees. A private drive leads up to an attached double garage and ample parking. A separate pedestrian path winds its way up the garden to the raised terrace. The rear and front gardens both have summer houses and there is a large and useful timber shed on the north eastern boundary.
Lark Rise is situated in a delightful, semi-rural setting in Uplyme in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This sought after area on the East Devon Dorset border comprises stunning countryside and woodland stretching down towards the sea and popular coastal resort of Lyme Regis. The property is within walking distance of village amenities which include a post office, shop, petrol station, primary school, public house, church and cricket club. Just 1 mile from Uplyme is the coastal resort of Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast, a Unesco World Heritage site. Lyme Regis has an excellent range of facilities including shops, medical centre, pubs and restaurants (including the renowned Mark Hix Fish and Oyster Bar). For water sport enthusiasts there is sailing, surfing, fishing and power boating and for families the charming old Cobb Harbour and attractive sandy beach. Axminster has a further range of facilities including a supermarket and mainline railway station to London Waterloo (2 ¾ hours). The cathedral city of Exeter is within easy motoring distance and has the added bonus of a regional airport.
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