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The Old Bakehouse, Lower Church Street, Colyton

6 beds | Guide price £645,000


  • Character Accommodation
  • Carefully Maintained
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen, Utility, Stores etc.
  • 6 Bedrooms and Study
  • All Bedrooms with Ensuites
  • Courtyard Garden and Parking

A CHARMING GRADE II LISTED PERIOD HOUSE (6 DOUBLE BEDROOMS ENSUITE)
IN THE HEART OF A PICTURESQUE COUNTRY TOWN

The Old Bakehouse is a generously proportioned period town house which probably dates back to around 1800 if not earlier and it is Grade II Listed.

It provides delightful family accommodation with extensive living rooms, large kitchen and 6 double bedrooms (all ensuite). If a business use is required the property is equally well suited to a B&B with the facility to convert part of the ground floor to a cafe/restaurant.

The house is constructed principally of natural stone walls beneath a slate roof and offers numerous character features together with modern amenities and has been well cared for by the present owners.

The Old Bakehouse is situated in the heart of the picturesque country town of Colyton which features a charming parish church with a unique lantern tower and a host of pretty cottages and fine period houses.

The town is surrounded by unspoilt Devon countryside and is well away from busy main 'A' roads - a delightful place to live and enjoy the thriving local community. There are independent shops, 3 pubs, town hall, doctors surgery, excellent primary school, playing fields etc. and also close by is the renowned Colyton Grammar School. The Jurassic Coast (a World Heritage Site) at Seaton is about 3 miles to the south., Lyme Regis approximately 8 miles away and there is a main line railway station (Exeter to Waterloo line) within a short drive at Axminster.

The Accommodation Comprises:

ON THE GROUND FLOOR
Part glazed panelled front door to

Hall
Which leads through to the rear courtyard, part stone flagged floor, radiator, stairs to first floor.

Lobby off with

Cloakroom
With 2 WC's, hand basin set in large base unit with useful cupboards, radiator, hand dryer.

Sitting Room
22' x 11'3 (6.71m x 3.43m)
Fireplace in stone with beam over, 2 sash windows with shutters, 3 radiators.

Drawing Room
21'2 x 11' (6.45m x 3.35m) overall
Bow window with sashes, exposed stone and timber wall panels, beamed ceiling, 2 radiators, opening into

Dining Room
21' x 10'9 (6.40m x 3.28m)
Radiator, stone and timber wall panels, 2 steps down to

Pantry
21'9 x 6' (6.63m x 1.83m) (avg.)
Doors to main hall and

Kitchen
15'6 x 11'6 (4.72m x 3.51m)
A spacious kitchen with scope to enlarge further if required.

Wash Up
10'4 x 7'3 (3.15m x 2.21m)
Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, large stainless steel sink unit, extractor.

Off Kitchen:

Store
12'6 x 6'10 (3.81m x 2.08m)

Laundry/Boiler Room
Plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer, 'Viessmann' gas central heating boiler, large hot water cylinder, stable door to Courtyard.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR
Please note: all bedrooms are spacious, light and airy.

Half Landing
With broom and airing cupboards.

There are 3 landing areas:

THE SOUTH LANDING

Bedroom 1 (double)
13'2 x 10'2 (4.01m x 3.10m)
Sash window, radiator.

Ensuite Bathroom
Panelled bath in tiled surround with shower mixer and screen, hand basin with cupboard below, WC, extractor, radiator.

THE CENTRE LANDING

Bedroom 2 (double)
10'6 x 10' (3.20m x 3.05m) plus wardrobe
Shower cubicle and WC with hand basin, double wardrobe, heated towel rail, sash window.

Study
8'3 x 6'8 (2.51m x 2.03m)

Bedroom 3 (king size)
12'9 x 10'9 (3.89m x 3.28m)
Sash windows, radiator, fitted wardrobe.

Ensuite Shower Room
Large shower cubicle, hand basin with cupboard below, WC, radiator.

TOP LANDING

Bedroom 4 (double)
11'10 x 11' (3.61m x 3.35m)
Sash window, radiator, ceiling fan.

Ensuite Bathroom
Bath in tiled surround with shower mixer and screen, hand basin with cupboards under, WC, ladder style radiator/towel rail, extractor.

Bedroom 5 (double)
10'11 x 10'10 (3.33m x 3.30m)
Radiator, country views, full width fitted wardrobes.

Ensuite Shower Room
Large shower cubicle, hand basin with cupboards under, comfort WC, electric ladder style radiator, extractor. Set up with accessible features.

Bedroom 6 (king size)
12'9 x 11'6 (3.89m x 3.51m)
Country views, radiator.

Ensuite Bathroom
Panelled bath in tiled surround with shower mixer and screen, hand basin with cupboard under, WC, extractor.

OUTSIDE
To the rear is a walled Courtyard, approached off Dolphin Street by substantial double wrought iron gates.
It includes a gravelled parking area (at present for 2 cars but this could be increased up to 5), raised flower and shrub beds and 3 paved patios.

Please note: The Vendors also own the adjoining Cottage, 'The Old Bakehouse Cottage', and this has a right of way across the gravelled area.

THE OLD BAKEHOUSE COTTAGE (adjoining)
The Old Bakehouse Cottage is a 3-bedroomed cottage which could be available by separate negotiation - further details on request.

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