King Street, Colyton, Devon, EX24

£750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Historic Colyton residence with beautiful grounds and outbuildings, just under 1 Acre. Grade II Listed character. 4 Bed (2 bath/shower). 2 Reception rooms. Kitchen/dining room. Various stone outbuildings. Parking and garage. Garden and orchard 0.93 acres.

SITUATION

Positioned down a quiet street walking distance into the centre of this small Town the property has a wonderful feeling of seclusion and privacy with access to local facilities. Colyton has a rich historical heritage with many interesting buildings dating back as early as the C14 and which offers a surprising range of day to day amenities which includes shops, primary school, the renowned Colyton Grammar School, post office, health centre, pubs, restaurants and beautiful parish church.

 

The coast at Lyme Regis with its famous Cobb and bay with other resorts at Seaton, Beer and Branscombe, are all within a short distance. There is a main line station on the London Waterloo line at Honiton and Axminster. Colyton lies in the heart of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

DESCRIPTION

Once a pair of cottages, this historic home is thought to date from the early 17th Century with plenty of character features including chamfered beams, exposed Blue lias stone floor, Beer stone fireplaces and beautiful sash windows.

Substantially and sympathetically renovated by the current owners the house and garden has comforting and effortless style, presented to a high standard.

 

On the ground floor, a cross passage hall splits the two main reception rooms, the snug has a door opening to the garden and the generous sitting room has original flagstone floors and an inglenook fireplace. To the rear the kitchen/dining room has a part vaulted ceiling, views to the rear garden and quarry tiled floor with a variety of units, larder, Range cooker and a double ceramic sink. There is also a downstairs WC.

 

To the first floor, the landing has exposed Elm and a feature stone fireplace. There are four good-sized bedrooms, a family bathroom with roll top bath and a tiled shower room with mains pressure shower.

OUTSIDE

Set behind a stone wall the house has lovely private gardens, with planted front garden and the parking to the side with a modern garage.

 

To the rear of the cottage are formal Italian style gardens with low box hedging, established richly planted borders, stone fruit trees and espalier apples & pears. Mellow gravel paths gently divide the space between entertaining and growing areas.

 

Wash House & Piggery

A single storey building of stone under a clay tiled roof split into two sheds. Remains of former cider press.

 

Drying Barn

Grade II listed for its historic merit this two storey former leather drying barn has part stone part timber louvred walls with external steps to the first floor, whilst underneath is a store and cart shed.

 

Behind the house and formal gardens the lawns become more expansive turning into an old rejuvenated orchard alongside a vegetable area with raised beds and enclosed by stone walls, trees and mature hedges.

SERVICES

Mains water, electric and drainage. Gas fired central heating.

DIRECTIONS

From the centre of Colyton head down Queen Street past the cycle shop and continue into King Street. Go around the bend and just before Chantry Orchard the property is on your left.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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