Recently updated and improved town centre period 2/3 bedroom cottage and freehold shop suitable for a number of uses. Ideal investment property or home with income. Read more
Recently updated and improved town centre period 2/3 bedroom cottage and freehold shop suitable for a number of uses. Ideal investment property or home with income.
Town centre period 2/3 bedroom cottage and freehold shop suitable for a number of uses. Ideal investment property or home with income. EPC rating E.
Seaton is located between the ancient harbour of Axmouth and the white cliffs of Beer. Its mile long beach, part of the Jurassic Coast, opens onto the waters of Lyme Bay. The town itself has many small shops, a local hospital, doctors' surgeries, primary school, bank and building society. Seaton is a popular resort for holiday makers, and boasts a wealth of activities including golf, tennis, bowls and sailing. There are good secondary schools nearby along with the renowned Colyton Grammar School, which is just 3 miles inland. The County town of Exeter, with its regional airport, is some twenty miles to the west, and the mainline rail link to London (Waterloo) is at Axminster, approximately seven miles distant. An attractive and popular East Devon seaside resort with a good size resident population which is increasing rapidly with many new developments planned and currently under construction.
The town attracts many tourists and day visitors throughout the year and is located on the world famous Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A new Jurassic Coast visitor centre has opened which will further boost visitor numbers. There is the unique Electric Tram Railway which operates from its Terminus nearby travelling through the Axe valley bird sanctuary and wetlands to the historic inland town of Colyton. The famous Beer Caves and Pecorama railway and visitor centre are close by in the fishing village of Beer.
From our offices in Seaton, walk up Fore Street and continue across the road where the property will be found on your left hand side.
24 Fore Street is a town centre property which offers a home with income or investment opportunity. At the front of the property there is a shop which could be let out or used by any prospective purchaser. The shop has more recently been used as a retail unit and a café in the past', however, could suit many uses subject to any change of use required. To the rear of the shop there is a small outside area and beyond this is a period cottage which has been the subject of modernisation and updating both inside and out by the current owner. The cottage itself is completely tucked away in the heart of the town and not overlooked at all. It comprises a living room, fitted kitchen/breakfast room a sizeable bathroom and two bedrooms upstairs with an occasional bedroom three. To the side and rear of the cottage there is a very pretty courtyard garden area which has a Mediterranean feel being whitewashed with attractive detailing to the walls and newly created seating areas. The cottage has full uPVC double glazed windows and gas fired central heating. Access to the cottage is gained via a passageway to the side of the shop and door which opens to the cottage courtyard at the rear. The cottage is entered directly into the kitchen which has been upgraded recently with a range of base units with wooden worktops, some industrial style wall units along with some freestanding cupboards and units which creates a lovely quirky feel. There is an electric built-in oven with electric hob over and space and plumbing for a number of under unit appliances along with space for a freestanding fridge/freezer. An under stairs cupboard doubles up as a larder cupboard and the floor is tiled. A door leads to a sizeable bathroom with corner bath, separate shower, WC and wash hand basin. The living room is access from the kitchen. This room has been drylined, a new floor added and has patio door leading to the outside, has some exposed stonework. Open tread stairs rise from the kitchen to the first floor landing area with balustrading to the stairs opening with door to the sizeable Master Bedroom with fitted wardrobes. There is a further 2nd Bedroom with an interconnecting Bedroom 3. The cottage is impossible to see from the roadside and therefore an internal viewing is necessary.
Large wide glass window display frontage to pavement. (The Shop was trading as an ice cream parlour/café but more recently as a shop) At the rear of the shop is a small kitchen area with window to rear. Laminate worktops with tiled splashbacks. Shelving and base units. Single bowl, single drainer, sink unit with cold water tap and Heatrae Sadia electric hot water unit above. Space for appliances. Matching white and black chequered vinyl flooring throughout. Two doors from main shop area to a WC.
Outside of Cottage:
There are two paved courtyard areas to the cottage one has seating areas built in with attractive exposed stone walls surrounding which have been embellished with cut glass and items from the beach. A partially covered paved pathway links the two courtyards and also provides a covered area for drying washing. Both courtyard areas are not overlooked and therefore very private.
The cottage has electric, water and gas connected. The shop has electric and water connected.
We are advised the property is in Council Tax Band B.
Rateable value £2,370.00. May be subject to small business rates relief. We would recommend taking advice from EDDC. Contact details available on request.