Substantial 1930's Five Bedroom Semi-Detached House Close to the Town Centre with Ample Parking, Garage & Garden.
7 Fortfield is a substantial 1930's, semi-detached house situated in a quiet, private, no through road within easy reach of the town centre and seafront. This property enjoys lovely views across the town towards the sea and Axe Cliffs and features plenty of original features from a property built in the 1930's. The current vendors have updated, improved and restored the property which still retains a good deal of character since purchasing about two years ago. Improvements include a new extension to the rear including a utility and shower room/WC; new insulation, soffits, fascias and gutters, re-wiring, smoke alarms, new kitchen, new bathroom, new combination gas central heating boiler and redecoration internally with new flooring throughout. On entering the property, you are led into an attractive and sizeable entrance hall with stairs rising and deep understairs cupboard. There is a living room to the front of the property which faces south and benefits from two feature bay windows and a fireplace with flue as well as a good-sized dining room with additional bay window looking on to the garden (currently set up as a bedroom). There is a fully fitted new kitchen with matching base and wall units, laminate worktops with inset sink, space for cooker and fridge freezer. From the kitchen, there is access to the new rear extension which incorporates a rear lobby with door to rear garden and archway to utility room, with housing for washing machine and tumble drier, and a door to new shower room with WC. Open stairs lead to the first floor which features two good sized double bedrooms, a further single bedroom and a family bathroom with bath, large separate shower and WC. One bedroom is currently set up as a kitchen/living space with worktops and inset sink. Stairs then rise to the second floor leading to a large landing, with access to eaves storage and raised storage area, and through to two further bedrooms, one of which includes a spacious dormer window with far reaching views towards the Axe Cliff, town and countryside and sea in the distance. This property benefits from UPVC double glazing and gas central heating, as well as substantial parking and garage.
This property benefits from substantial hard standing parking for up to three vehicles situated to the front of a detached garage with further hard standing behind. The garage measures 4.90m x 2.43m with an up-and-over door. On approaching the property, there is a paved path which leads up to the entrance with gravelled areas either side. To the front of the property is a pretty under cover veranda which links to the side of the house and the main garden. There is an attractive garden with good-sized lawn area to the side of the property, with flower beds, natural stone walling, outside power and tap. We understand that this property was a part of a former nunnery and the current vendors have found a statue which has been re-erected in the garden. A pathway links round from the side of the house to the rear of the property where there is a wooden gate leading to a private road to the rear.
Council Tax: We are advised that this property is in Council Tax Band D. East Devon District Council. Tel: 01395 516551
Services: We are advised that all mains services are connected.
Location: 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. 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.
This is a Freehold property.