A GENEROUS GROUND FLOOR FLAT ENJOYING SEA VIEWS, SITUATED WITHIN AN EXCLUSIVE PERIOD CONVERSION. UNIQUE LOCATION QUIETLY TUCKED AWAY CLOSE TO THE TOWN CENTRE, SEAFRONT AND PUBLIC GARDENS.
Farnham House is a period property (dating back to circa 1860) which was a convent school until about 1970 when it was converted to holiday flats. The house was subsequently refurbished and now comprises an exclusive development of 10 properties.
Flat 5 is on the ground floor and benefits from spacious accommodation and which now requires some updating and modernisation. The lovely sea views afforded from the living space and the communal gardens are particular features.
The property benefits from two bedrooms, a good sized lounge, galley kitchen, conservatory and bathroom, with a further basement providing useful storage. There is also one allocated parking space for the flat.
Lyme Regis is a picturesque coastal town noted for its many character buildings, centuries old Cobb Harbour and unspoilt 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.
The Accommodation Comprises:
9'3 x 19'10 (2.82m x 6.05m)
Carpeted, radiator, wall light. Double glazed door into:
20' x 6'3 (6.10m x 1.91m)
Vinyl flooring, ceiling lights, radiator, picture rails, matching wall and base units with laminate worktops, integral electric oven and gas hob, stainless steel sink and drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine.
21'10 x 15'8 (6.65m x 4.78m)
Carpeted, ceiling light, decorative coving to ceiling and picture rails, open fireplace with ornate mantlepiece, radiators, double glazed windows to front aspect affording coastal views, tv point. Double part obscured door into conservatory.
With ceiling light, carpeted. Providing access to:
14'9 x 10'2 (4.50m x 3.12m)
Carpeted, ceiling light, built-in wardrobes, radiator, dual aspect single glazed windows.
9'10 x 6' (3.00m x 1.83m)
Carpeted, ceiling light, radiator. built-in cupboard. Double glazed sliding door into Conservatory.
14'10 x 8'2 (4.52m x 2.49m)
Ceiling light, floor mounted boiler and immersion tank.
Store 4.52m (14'9")
14'10 x 6'6 (4.52m x 1.98m)
Wall light, radiator.
Vinyl flooring, ceiling light. Access into:
Carpeted, ceiling light, radiator, obscured double glazed window, WC, hand wash basin, panelled bath within a tiled surround with electric shower over, built-in linen cupboard.
LOCATION, ACCCESS AND OUTSIDE SPACE
Farnham House is situated off Pound Street, accessed via a driveway which leads to the tarmacadam parking area for the flats. A pathway leads to Flat 5 with access to the internal accommodation via the conservatory. The communal gardens are mainly laid to lawn and overlook the sea.
TENURE AND MAINTENANCE
The flat is held on the remainder of a 999 year lease at a nominal ground rent. The freehold interest is held by a management company whose shareholders are the 8 flat owners in Farnham House.
The current maintenance charge (including maintenance of the structure, external decoration, common parts and gardens and buildings insurance) is £100pcm.
Whilst holiday letting is not permitted, we understand that long term letting on an assured shorthold basis is allowed.