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Elmwood Gardens, Colyton, Devon


Detached Bungalow






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Key features

  • Spacious Detached Bungalow
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Large Living/Dining Room
  • Kitchen. Utility Room. Bathroom
  • Modernisation Required
  • Ample Parking. Good size Plot.


A spacious detached bungalow with generous, level gardens and driveway parking, situated in a small cul-de-sac in the sought after village of Colyford. The accommodation comprises three double bedrooms, one with en-suite w.c., family bathroom, entrance hall, spacious living room that incorporates a dining area, large kitchen, utility room and rear lobby / hobbies area. At the front of the bungalow is an extensive area of garden with mature shrubs and driveway providing parking for a number of vehicles and which leads to the garage. The gardens wrap around the property and are of a good size with the rear garden facing in a southerly direction, mainly laid to lawn with adjoining raised paved areas.

Whilst the property does require some updating, it offers great potential for those who might want to change the layout to include an en-suite bathroom (e.g), or to enlarge, possibly into the roof space (subject to securing the necessary permissions).

Colyford village is situated along the Jurassic coast road, just inland from the beach at Seaton and the pretty Axmouth harbour as well as the Axe Estuary, which is a haven for wildfowl. Amenities in the village of Colyford include a Post Office & General Stores, a butcher`s shop, two pubs, a church, a village hall and a leisure centre. Colyford is also home to the well regarded Colyton Grammar School. A larger range of facilities can be found at nearby Seaton, which is just over 1.5 miles away or Axminster, 6 miles to the north, where there is a mainline train service to London. The city of Exeter is approx. 23 miles.

The accommodation, all measurements approximate, comprises:

Two steps up (with handrail) to

uPVC half glazed front door to

Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelving. Cloaks cupboard. Hatch to part boarded loft with pull down ladder, light and window. Radiator.

LIVING / DINING ROOM - 5.92m (19'5") Min x 4.6m (15'1") Max
Double aspect room with window to side, patio doors with side glazed panels to rear. Further door to rear garden. Brick effect fireplace with contrasting hearth fitted with electric fire. Large opening to kitchen. TV point. Three radiators.

KITCHEN - 5.05m (16'7") x 3.53m (11'7")
Window to front. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with wood effect laminate work surfaces and inset stainless steel sink unit and double drainer. Integrated electric double oven/grill. Electric hob (both currently unserviceable). Space for fridge / freezer. Extractor fan. Tiled walls. Large opening to living / dining room. Radiator. Vinyl flooring. Door to

UTILITY ROOM - 2.95m (9'8") x 2.16m (7'1")
Windows to front and rear. Stainless steel sink with cupboard beneath, wall mounted cupboards. Space and plumbing for washing machine, and further domestic appliances. Tiled walls. Door to rear garden. Doorway to

REAR LOBBY/ HOBBIES AREA - 2.18m (7'2") x 1.63m (5'4")
Window to front. Door to rear garden.

BEDROOM ONE - 4.39m (14'5") x 3.35m (11'0")
Window to front. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback mirror and light above. Radiator.

Obscure glazed window to side. w.c. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO - 3.78m (12'5") x 3.63m (11'11")
Window to rear. Two radiators.

BEDROOM THREE - 3.78m (12'5") Max x 3.02m (9'11") Max
Window to rear. Built in shelved unit. Radiator.

Obscure glazed window to side. Fitted with a green suite comprising panelled bath, shower cubicle, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled walls. Radiator.


The property is tucked away and is approached by a driveway with parking for several vehicles.

GARAGE - 4.88m (16'0") x 2.72m (8'11")
Up and over door to front. Power and light. Personnel door to side garden. Wall mounted gas boiler for central heating and hot water.

The generously sized front garden is mainly laid to lawn interspersed with shrubs, tree and other plants. Whilst the good sized southerly facing rear garden is again laid predominately to lawn with a range of mature shrubs planted along the boundaries. There are raised paved terraces adjoining the property, one has railings and both overlook the garden and enjoy glimpses of nearby hills. Greenhouse. Wooden shed (that has seen better days). Paths and further lawned areas continue on both sides of the property with secure gated access on both sides, leading to the front of the property.


All mains services are connected. Water is metered.

Broadband availability at this location can be checked through:

East Devon District Council. Band F. Currently £3179.50 (2023/24).

We have been made aware that according to the Title Deeds there exists a restriction on keeping a boat and/or trailer at the property. Provision is made for the storage of a caravan in a designated area within the front garden. Due to the age of the property general updating is required. An electrical report has been carried out and is available at the office. The gas boiler was installed in May 2017.

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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.


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Band: F

Elmwood Gardens, Colyton, Devon


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