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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Globe Court, Dowell Street, Honiton

Guide Price £95,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Second Floor Apartment
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Fully tiled Shower Room
  • Living Room/Kitchen
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Town Centre Location
  • Rooftop views
  • Rental potential

Full description

A two bedroom top floor apartment within a prominent Grade II listed building at the heart of the town.

Situation - Globe Court is an imposing Grade II listed three storey building enjoying a prime central location on the corner of the High Street and Dowell Street at the heart of the market town of Honiton. Honiton offers a range of amenities including Tesco, Aldi and Lidl supermarkets, an out of town retail park and a diverse and interesting range of independent shops including many antique, bookshops and a twice weekly street market.
There is a mainline rail link for direct trains to London Waterloo and Exeter. The A30 dual carriageway provides quick access to Exeter and Exeter regional airport. The Regency town of Sidmouth along with popular beaches of Branscombe, Seaton and Lyme Regis are within easy driving distance. Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, lies to the north east and provides a wide range of cultural and educational facilities as well as mainline station on the London (Paddington) line.

Globe Court - Globe Court is a grade II listed three storey historic Georgian building having been divided into a number of individual and interesting one and two bedroomed apartments. Each is fitted with gas fired central heating and designed to fit the unique character of this historic building. Apartments 1-5 are housed within the main building at first floor level and accessed via a wrought iron external staircase to the rear of the building. Apartments 6.7 and 8 are ground floor and located at the rear of the main building.

Description - Apartment 1 is situated on the top floor and consequently enjoys an elevated outlook via sash windows over the rooftops of Honiton to surrounding countryside. Access is via an external staircase to the rear which rises to the second floor 'gantry/external landing' with private entrance door into the apartment. Doors lead off the hall to a Shower Room, Living Room, Bedrooms and also to a built in cupboard housing the gas fired central heating boiler. The Living Room/Kitchen features carpeted and laminate flooring demarcing the respective areas, the latter fitted with a range of natural wood cupboard and drawer units, granite effect surface, electric cooker and stainless steel extractor hood, A small pane sash window to the front provides far reaching rooftop and country views. Matching windows provide the same view to a double and single bedroom, both served by a fully tiled Shower Room incorporating a double enclosure with thermostatic mixer, pedestal wash hand basin and a close coupled w.c.

Outside - There is no allocated outside space or parking with the property however Lace Walk Car Park lies on the opposite side of Dowell Street for which annual permits are available from East Devon District Council.

Services - Mains electric, gas, water, Council Tax Band A

Tenure - The apartments are available to purchase with a 999 year lease. Service charge to include building insurance and sinking fund for building repairs and maintenance £400 - £500 per annum proportional to the size of the apartment. Ground rent £50 per annum. Current rental income ranging from £425 to £485 per calendar month.

Directions - From Stags High Street offices proceed down the High Street in an easterly direction. At the traffic lights turn right into Dowell Street, and the entrance to Globe Court can be found immediately on the left hand side. Apartment 1 can be found at the top of the stairs.


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09 December 2019

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