Requiring modernisation this detached character bungalow stands in a generous 0.4 acre plot with an adjoining 0.75 of an acre paddock. Read more
Requiring modernisation this detached character bungalow stands in a generous 0.4 acre plot with an adjoining 0.75 of an acre paddock.
Situated at the head of a private lane close to the popular village of Uplyme and the coastal town of Lyme Regis, this detached bungalow, circa 1939 requires modernisation throughout. It sits in a generous 0.4 acre plot with scope for redevelopment. (subject to necessary consents being obtained) The large garden extending across the rear and along side the property has views over to the west towards the wooded Lim valley and Trinity Hill. Adjoining the property is a 0.75 of an acre paddock. The accommodation briefly comprises: Spacious entrance hall. Cloakroom and bathroom. Lounge. Dining room. Galley kitchen. Rear lobby and store. Two ground floor bedrooms. First floor bedroom and dressing room. Externally the private driveway provides access to the garage, parking and gated access to the adjoining paddock. Uplyme is a vibrant and popular village offering good local facilities to meet your everyday requirements. There is a post office, village shop and petrol station, public house, a pretty Church, cricket club, playing fields and tennis court. The village boasts a well respected primary school and is in the catchment area for The Woodroffe School.
The market town of Axminster, with its main railway connection to Waterloo (approximately 2 3/4 hours), is about 5 miles to the West and Bridport is some 11 miles to the East. The coastal resort of Lyme Regis, with all the day to day amenities one could require, is about 1 mile away. It lies on the Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage site (known as the Jurassic coast) and affords access to the South West coast path National Trail. Taunton and Exeter are within a radius of about 30 miles, each with access to the M5 motorway. The county town of Dorchester is a similar distance away.
The accommodation, with approximate measurements, comprises:
From the storm porch, part glazed front door into:
Window to front. This spacious area with, stairs to first floor and doors to:
Obscured window. WC.
Obscured window. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Slatted shelving.
Bath with shower mixer tap. Pedestal basin. Part tiled walls. Electric wall heater.
Dining Room: 13' 11'' x 12' 0'' (4.24m x 3.65m) plus door recess Window to rear with westerly views over the garden and wooded valley beyond. Stone fireplace and hearth. Built in cupboards. Night storage heater. Door to:
Galley kitchen: 12' 2'' x 4' 10'' (3.71m x 1.47m) Window overlooking the garden. Sink and base units. Space and connection for electric cooker. Wall cupboards. Door to:
Polycarbonate roof. Doors to front and rear gardens. Further door to:
Plumbing and power for washing machine.
Lounge: 16' 6'' x 11' 11'' (5.03m x 3.63m) plus bay window Dual aspect with window looking south towards Lyme Regis and large bay window and door to the rear, with fine garden and woodland views. Feature stone fireplace and hearth. Night storage heater.
Bedroom: 12' 5'' x 10' 10'' (3.78m x 3.30m) Window to front. Wash basin with mirror above.
Bedroom: 11' 11'' x 10' 11'' (3.63m x 3.32m) Window to front. Night storage heater.
Landing: Door to: Partially boarded loft with fitted light.
Bedroom: 13' 1'' x 11' 8'' (3.98m x 3.55m) plus dormer Dormer window to rear with great views to the west over the valley. Door to:
Dressing Room/Study: 11' 11'' x 6' 3'' (3.63m x 1.90m) limited head room Window. Storage cupboard. Door to eave storage.
Attached garage: 15' 8'' x 8' 7'' (4.77m x 2.61m) Metal up and over door: Window. Eave storage.
The property is approached via a private drive from Yawl Crescent providing access to the garage, parking and large gardens/paddock. The rear gardens offer commanding views over the forested valley towards Trinity Hill. The garden extends to the side and has a useful store shed. A gate provides access to a acre enclosed paddock.
Mains water, drainage and electricity.
East Devon District Council. We are advised that the property is tax band E.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are provided for guidance only.