Swan Hill Road, Colyford, Colyton


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  • Bedrooms: 6
An attractive family home in the heart of the village of Colyford, offering flexible accommodation and private gardens. Central position within sought after village location. Short walk to village amenities. Jurassic Coast within 2 miles. Flexible accommodation for multi-generational living. Spacious reception rooms. 5 bedrooms and study/bedroom 6. Enclosed gardens. Garage and parking area.


Colyford is situated along the Jurassic coast road, between Lyme Regis and Sidmouth and two miles inland from Seaton, whilst Axmouth Harbour and Axe Estuary are also nearby. Amenities in the village of Colyford include two village inns, restaurant, post office with general store/butchers, specialist cycle hire shop and cafe, Church and village hall. Colyton Grammar School, one of England's top state secondary schools, is also within easy walking distance of the village.

Nearby Seaton has a mile-long beach, picturesque streets and a range of facilities including a supermarket, Post Office, doctors surgery, restaurants, inns, independent shops and the Jurassic Coast Visitor Centre. Whilst the market towns of Honiton and Axminster have an additional range of facilities, including rail services to London Waterloo and Exeter. Exeter City to the west offers a wide range of services including retail, leisure and cultural amenities as well as an international airport, together with M5 access.


Whiteways is a Grade II listed, Devon longhouse, understood to date back to 1534 with period features throughout including exposed beams and original casement windows with leaded panes. The current owners have been in residence for 30 years, for the first seven years they ran the property as a successful guesthouse. On retirement the owners made many improvements and modernised to make Whiteways a comfortable family home. The property offers spacious and flexible accommodation with plenty of scope for a new owner to add their own stamp.

The formal entrance hall gives access to the spacious reception rooms, and leads to a door opening on to the parking area. Both reception rooms are double aspect; the sitting room has an attractive inglenook fireplace and the dining room leads to a cosy breakfast room/snug and kitchen beyond. The kitchen has a range of cabinets with solid oak doors, integrated dishwasher, oven and hob. A utility area with space for appliances leads to a store room/boot room. There are two en suite bedrooms on the ground floor, including the principal bedroom.

On the first floor there are three further bedrooms, along with a study/bedroom 6, family bathroom, separate shower room and separate WC with wash hand basin.


The rear garden is enclosed and private with attractive mature hedging, borders and beds with an area of lawn and a patio. A tarmac drive provides off-road parking and a turning area with access to the garage beyond. The garage benefits from an electric up and over door and fitted shelving, together with power and light. To the front, adjacent to the road, is a low stone wall with steps leading to the front door and path leading to the side.


All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating.


From Sidford continue along the A3052 towards Colyford. Continue along the A3052 into the village of Colyford. Opposite the Wheelwright Inn take the right turn into Sellers Close and the drive will be immediately on your right.

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