Dolphin Street, Colyton


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming historic cottage with beautiful walled gardens and off-road parking in the heart of a sought-after East Devon town. 3 double bedrooms, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting/dining room, utility and workshop with potential to convert into home office (STPP).


Positioned within easy walking distance of the town centre of Colyton, the property has a wonderful feeling of space and privacy with all the benefits of being so close to local amenities.

Colyton has a rich historical heritage with many interesting buildings dating back as early as the 14th Century and which offers a surprising range of day to day amenities which includes shops, primary school, the renowned Colyton Grammar School, terminus for the Colyton/Seaton tramway, Post Office, health centre, pubs, restaurants and beautiful parish church of St Andrews.

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.


Dolphin Cottage is a historic residence believed to be constructed in the 18th Century. Over the centuries the property has been substantially and sympathetically enhanced creating a comforting and effortless style, presented to a high standard.

On the ground floor, the front door opens into a small entrance hallway that is currently being utilised as a study area. The open plan sitting / dining room is a beautiful space with exposed timber beams and many large windows flooding the room with plentiful light. The charming stone inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove provides an attractive focal point. The kitchen is fitted with an array of base and wall units in a cream finish topped with oak-effect laminate worksurfaces. Built in integrated appliances include separate fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Separately there is a cream Rangemaster oven with extractor hood over. The adjacent utility has further base units for additional storage with space for tumble dryer. There is also a downstairs cloakroom with w/c and wash basin.

To the first floor, the landing has exposed stone work and loft hatch with ladder. There are three double bedrooms, one with en-suite, and a family bathroom. The principal bedroom is a generous size with walk-in dressing room fitted with hanging rails and shelving. Previously this room was utilised as an en-suite WC and features an oriel window. The guest suite is another generous size benefitting from an en-suite shower room. The family bathroom is well fitted with timber panelling and 3-piece white suite including bath, w/c and wash basin.


The property is approached via a 5-bar gate leading onto a shingle and scalping driveway with parking for several cars. The delightful rear garden is enclosed with high walling providing privacy with established flower beds, areas laid to lawn, a pretty pond and at the centre is a Amelanchier Grandiflora 'Robin Hill'. A paved pathway leads around the garden and to the rear of the workshop where a useful storage area is sited. In front of the workshop a gravelled area of garden provides the opportunity for outdoor dining. The garden benefits from external lighting and a water tap.

The workshop is connected with power and has the potential to be converted into a home office, subject to the necessary consents.


All mains service. Gas central heating.


From the centre of Colyton proceed onto Dolphin Street heading north towards the bridge over the River Coly, after a couple hundred yards from the centre the property can be found on your left hand-side.

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