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3 bedroom flat for sale

Market Place, Colyton, Devon


Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bed Home & Business For Sale
  • Successful Hair Dressing Salon
  • 3 Bed First Floor Flat
  • Dining Hall with Fireplace
  • Lounge
  • Bathroom
  • Large Roof Terrace

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

LOOKING FOR A LIFESYTLE CHANGE? SUCCESSFUL HAIR DRESSING BUSINESS AND SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME FOR SALE. On offer for sale as a whole is a successful, long established hair dressing business along with a spacious three bedroom first floor apartment, situated in the heart of the pretty little town of Colyton in East Devon. The bright, well presented accommodation comprises three bedrooms, bathroom, good size dining hall, with Beer stone fireplace, generous sitting room and kitchen, with views to the church from the large split level roof terrace. Features include, some stripped floors and gas central heating. The business is presently run as established busy hairdressing salon, however this could change subject to the usual consents.

Colyton is a small market town (more like a village) with a small town centre offering a good range of daily needs including two convenience stores, fish and chip shop, butcher, hairdressers, post office, small stationers, pharmacy, health centre, garden centre, library and a few other individual shops. On the edge of the town is the tramway station which operates services throughout the summer along the Axe Estuary to Seaton. The Jurassic Coast and pretty harbour at Axmouth is just 2.5 miles away and the ever-popular seaside resort of Lyme Regis just 7 miles to the east. There is a primary school in the town and the well regarded Colyton Grammar School is just over a mile away. A beautiful Church is at the heart of the town and there is an interesting variety of architecture. 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:


Located on the street from Market Place. Hallway with door to the salon and stairs to first floor.

LANDING/UTILITY ROOM - 3.07m (10'1") x 2.21m (7'3")
High window to front. Fitted with wall and base cupboards and sink unit. This area is used by the salon as a staff room and for laundering towels etc. Door to

Fitted with close couple w.c. and wash hand basin.

DINING ROOM/HALL - 3.69m (12'1") x 2.46m (8'1")
Private door from the landing. Beautiful Beer stone fireplace (not in working order), with deep recess beside. Stripped floorboards. Larder cupboard. Radiator. Door to

LOUNGE LOBBY AREA - 4.29m (14'1") x 1.94m (6'4")
Short run of stairs with balustrade leading up from the dining hall. Radiator. Door to

BEDROOM 1 - 3.7m (12'2") x 2.95m (9'8")
Situated off the Lounge. Window to front. Radiator.

LOUNGE - 5.64m (18'6") x 5.42m (17'9")
Two sash windows to front. Ceiling beams. Shelved cupboard. Radiator. Window/door leading to

ROOF TERRACE - 9m (29'6") x 6m (19'8")
Decked and on two levels with plenty of seating space. Sunny roof terrace overlooking Market Place.

Returning to the Dining Room. One step up to

KITCHEN - 3.98m (13'1") x 2.97m (9'9")
Window to rear with window seat. The kitchen is fitted on two sides with a range of wall and base units with inset one and half bowl black composite sink unit and drainer. Integrated appliances: electric oven/grill, ceramic hob, dishwasher and washing machine. Space for fridge/freezer. Stripped floor boards. Hatch to loft space, housing Worcester Combination? boiler for hot water and central heating. Door to

Leading to bedrooms and bathroom.

BEDROOM 2 - 3.75m (12'4") x 2.37m (7'9")
Window to rear. Radiator.

BEDROOM 3 - 2.83m (9'3") x 2.41m (7'11")
Window to rear. Radiator

BATHROOM - 2.8m (9'2") x 2.54m (8'4")
Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising shower bath with glazed curved shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. with recessed cistern. Chrome ladder style radiator.

ROOF TERRACE - 9m (29'6") x 6m (19'8")
Decked on two levels.

Flat: D and Salon: C

All mains services are connected. Water is not metered.

Leasehold with a half share of the freehold.

(For the flat) East Devon District Council. Band A. Currently £1080.98 (2016/17).

974 Years remaining. (999 year lease from 1992).


Entrance from Market Place (shared with the flat) leads into hallway.
Open doorway and two steps down, into

PRIMARY ROOM - 6.48m (21'3") x 4.52m (14'10")
Large window frontage to Market Place. Six hairdressing positions with mirrors. Reception desk. Plenty of power points. Air conditioning unit. Recessed ceiling lights. Laminate flooring. Square archway opening to

SECONDARY ROOM - 5.2m (17'1") x 2.35m (7'9")
Irregular shape. Large window frontage to Market Place. Cupboard storage to one end. Three hair washing positions with sinks and chairs. Tiled splashbacks. Recessed ceiling lights. Laminate flooring.

All fixtures and fittings in the salon are included in the sale to enable ease of on-going trade.


The rateable value of the property is currently (2016) £5,400. However, many small businesses do not pay any rates at all due to tax relief.

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.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 November 2016


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