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London House, Market Place, Colyton

4 beds | Guide price £480,000

  • Grade II Listed
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Separate WC
  • 2 Lock Up Shops (each with WC)
  • Walled Rear Courtyard

An imposing Georgian Town House with 2 Shops and 4-Bedroomed Accommodation.
Centrally situated in this picturesque Country Town.

London House is a handsome period town house with light and bright 4-Bedroomed accommodation. On the ground floor there are 2 well proportioned lock up shops which can produce a useful rental income if let or for owner occupation.

The property enjoys a prominent location in the centre of Colyton and close to the magnificent parish church noted for its lantern tower.

Colyton is a delightful small country town with a history reputedly dating back to Saxon times. It features a host of character cottages, fine period houses and a thriving local community spirit with many local clubs and societies.

The town is surrounded by beautiful Devon countryside and is well away from busy main roads but it is not isolated as the Jurassic Coast at Seaton is only about 3 miles to the south and inland is the market town of Axminster with a main line railway station (Exeter to London Waterloo line). There is a range of independent shops and services including 2 convenience stores, 3 public houses, tea rooms, library, doctor's surgery, community buildings etc. Locally there is a primary school and the highly regarded Colyton Grammar School.

The Accommodation Comprises:


An entrance door off Market Place leads to a through passageway with exposed stone and brickwork, bread oven and fitted cupboards, flagstone floor, doors to rear courtyard and the stairway to the first floor.

Half Landing
With radiator, separate WC and hand basin.

First Floor Landing
With stairs to second floor, radiator. We understand there are elm floor boards over the first floor beneath the floor coverings.

Sitting Room
18'4 x 12'10 (5.59m x 3.91m) (overlooking Market Place)
2 Large sash windows with secondary double glazing, radiator, fireplace with timber surround, inset tiling and fitted 'Living Flame' gas fire. Door to

Dining Room
13' x 8'9 (3.96m x 2.67m) (overlooking Market Place)
Sash window with secondary double glazing, radiator. Door to

13'4 x 11'3 (4.06m x 3.43m) (overlooking neighbouring gardens)
With a range of oak fronted base and wall cupboards with laminate worktops, 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for dishwasher, 'Worcester' gas central heating boiler, radiator.

Off Landing:

Good Sized Bathroom
With panelled bath, shower cubicle, hand basin with cupboards below, WC, ladder style radiator/towel rail, radiator, fitted linen cupboard.

Bedroom 1
13'6 x 10'6 (4.11m x 3.20m) (overlooking the parish church and Market Place)
Dual aspect sash windows with secondary double glazing, pretty cast iron fireplace, radiator, built in cupboard.

Bedroom 2
15'8 x 9'4 (4.78m x 2.84m) (view to Church)
Sash window with secondary double glazing, double wardrobe, radiator.

(sloping ceilings)

Large Landing
16' x 9' (4.88m x 2.74m)
Radiator, exposed timbers, high level window.

Bedroom 3
20'6 x 9'2 (6.25m x 2.79m) (avg.)
View to Church and countryside beyond. Exposed timbers, radiator.

Bedroom 4
20'6 x 8'6 (6.25m x 2.59m) overall
Radiator, exposed timbers.

To the rear is a sheltered walled courtyard (about 22' x 16'6 / 6.71m x 5.03m) with stone paving and decking. Outside tap and power point.

Summer House
With power and light connected.

(to the left looking at the front of the building)

Retail Area
21' x 20' (6.40m x 6.10m) overall.
With 2 excellent display windows and glazed double entrance doors. Changing Room/Store.

About 9'10 x 6'4 (3.00m x 1.93m)
Fitted cupboards with laminate worktops, stainless steel sink unit with electric water heater.

Separate WC
With hand basin, fitted cupboards off.

Please Note:
This shop is currently let on an informal arrangement to the Church charity at a rental of £4.800 per annum but we understand that possession can be obtained if required.

20'6 x 19' (6.25m x 5.79m)
This shop has a frontage to Market Place and Vicarage Street with good sized display windows, glazed entrance door, timber wall panelling.

Separate WC
With hand basin.

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