3 bedroom detached house for saleColway Lane, Lyme Regis
- Quietly tucked away
- Views to the sea
- Light and bright
- Living Room
- Cloakroom/WC, Bathroom and ensuite
- 3 Bedrooms
- Private garden and Parking Area
- Summer House and Utility
A DETACHED FORMER COACH HOUSE CONVERTED TO A MOST ATTRACTIVE COTTAGE
IN THE GROUNDS OF AN ELEGANT EDWARDIAN PROPERTY
'Glen Andred' is one of Lyme's impressive period properties, built as a private residence in the early 1900's. It was comprehensively restored in the late 1980's when the main building was converted to five luxury apartments, and the former Coach House became a pretty cottage. This was subsequently sympathetically extended to provide a master bedroom with ensuite and it has been maintained to a high standard.
The external elevations are in mellow brick with rendered upper elevations beneath a clay tiled roof. There is gas central heating and double glazing installed.
The Coach House is quietly tucked away in a secluded corner behind 'Glen Andred' with its own private garden at the rear and 2 parking spaces. There is a service charge to cover insurance, all external maintenance and communal aspects. As such the property would make an ideal 'lock up and leave' or a delightful home in a secure location. It is situated in a sought after residential area about 3/4 mile from the town centre. Just a few hundred metres below the property is the River Lym alongside which is a picturesque walk inland to Uplyme and eastwards through the historic old town to the town centre and seafront.
Lyme Regis is an historic coastal town noted for its many character buildings, centuries old Cobb Harbour and delightful surrounding countryside. The town centre provides good shopping facilities for day to day needs and the larger centres of Taunton and Exeter are both about 28 miles away. There is a main line railway station at Axminster (6 miles inland). In Lyme Regis there is also a sailing club, bowls, golf course, theatre and numerous local societies.
The town is situated on the beautiful and unspoilt Devon and Dorset ‘Jurassic Coast’ awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in December 2001.
On The Ground Floor - Wooden double glazed front door to
Hall - ('L' shaped) with oak floor, stairs to first floor (Living Room and Kitchen). Understair cupboard with hot water cylinder - a pressurised system, 2 radiators. Door to
Conservatory - 17'8 x 5'9 (5.38m x 1.75m)
(upvc double glazed)
Radiator, french door to small gravelled area with steps up to the garden and door to
Utility - With 'Valliant' gas fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer
Off Hall: -
Bathroom - Panelled bath in tiled surround with shower and screen, WC and hand basin, strip light and shaver point. Part tiled walls, radiator, extractor fan.
Bedroom 2 - 13'10 x 11'3 (4.22m x 3.43m) (views to the sea)
Oak floor, radiator, large fitted wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 - 10'3 x 11'3 (3.12m x 3.43m) (views to the sea)
Fitted bookshelving, fitted wardrobe and radiator.
Stairs from Hall to a half landing with an archway and a further short flight of steps down to side hall with porthole window, coats cupboard and door to
Master Bedroom - 15'8 overall x 8'9 (4.78m overall x 2.67m)
With double wardrobe, radiator, double french doors to communal garden.
Ensuite Shower Room - With fully tiled shower cubicle, hand basin with cupboard and integrated WC, extractor fan, ladder style radiator/towel rail, part tiled walls, tiled floor.
First Floor -
Landing - With entry phone, hatch to loft (fitted ladder and half floored with light), shelved store cupboard, oak floor, radiator.
Cloakroom - With WC and hand basin, 'Velux' rooflight.
Living Room - 17'2 x 13'8 (5.23m x 4.17m)
Window with views to the sea, 2 Velux rooflights, fireplace (with ornamental, electric convector heater), radiator, oak floor.
Kitchen - 10'3 x 7'2 (3.12m x 2.18m) Galley Style
With a range of base and wall cupboards, hardwood worktops, integrated induction hob and oven, freezer and dishwasher, 1 1/2 bowl acrylic sink unit, 2 rooflights, fitted shelving, tiled floor.
Outside - Access to the Coach House is from the front of Glen Andred by taking the driveway to the far side of the main building. This leads to the 2 parking spaces and the entrance door. At the rear of the cottage is a private garden which is attractively laid out with lawn and raised beds with a variety of shrubs and small trees, and a timber built Summer House (8' x 6') with adjacent decking and a gravelled patio. On the far side of the property there is access to Glen Andred's landscaped communal garden.
Tenure And Maintenance - We understand the property is held on a 999 year lease from 1989 at a nominal annual ground rent. The freehold has been transferred to a management company, Glen Andred Management Company, the shareholders of which are the owners of Coach House and Glen Andred Apartments. The current maintenance charge (including gardening, external decoration, window cleaning, insurance of the structure, and provision of a maintenance fund) is £1371.52 p.a. (2017/18) payable monthly (i.e. £124.68 p.m.).
Please Note: - Under the terms of the lease, holiday letting is not permitted but long term lets are allowed.
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