This substantial town house, Grade II listed offers generous light and bright accommodation and is situated within walking distance of the shops and seafront. Read more
This substantial town house, Grade II listed offers generous light and bright accommodation and is situated within walking distance of the shops and seafront.
An 18th century town house conveniently situated within the picturesque Old Town just a few minutes walk from the shops and seafront. The ground floor has been previously let on an assured Shorthold Tenancy and the 1st floor has been used as a holiday home. Although having been well cared for it would now benefit from some updating and could easily be adapted to a spacious family home. Accommodation briefly comprises: Two reception rooms, three double bedrooms, bathroom and shower room and two kitchens. The property benefits from a good sized rear garden. Lyme Regis is famed for its many historic connections and character buildings, and of course, for its well known Cobb Harbour. As a resort, it is considered quite unspoilt, but has most of the shops and amenities that one could require. In addition to which there are numerous leisure activities including both sailing and power boat clubs, a cliff top golf course and a bowling club. The whole coastline with Lyme Regis and Charmouth at its centre has been designated a World Heritage Site commonly known as the Jurassic Coast, Church beach is now easily accessible via the newly created pathway from the Charmouth Road car park. The town lies approximately 5 miles from the market town of Axminster, with its main line railway connections to Waterloo (Approx. 2 3/4 hours). Taunton and Exeter are within a radius of about 30 miles with access to the M5 motorway and the county town of Dorchester is a similar distance. Locally there are primary schools in Lyme Regis and Uplyme along with the well respected Woodroffe and Colyton Grammar Schools.
The accommodation, with approximate measurements, comprises:
Panelled front door into:
Part panelled walls. Stairs to first floor. Double glazed door to the garden. Under stair storage. Further doors into:
Dining room: 15' 0'' x 14' 0'' (4.57m x 4.26m) Window to front with deep sill and window seat. Recessed storage with display shelves and cupboard below. Fireplace with stone surround and tiled hearth. Night storage heater. Television point. Hatch into kitchen.
Sitting room: 15' 2'' x 11' 10'' (4.62m x 3.60m) Window to front with deep sill and storage below. Fireplace with with tiled surround and hearth. Night storage heater.
Kitchen: 14' 8'' x 7' 4'' (4.47m x 2.23m) Double glazed window to rear.Cream base units with laminate work surfaces above. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Further spaces for fridge/freezer. Electric cooker point. Corner cupboard housing hot water cylinder.
Large bathroom: 9' 8'' x 8' 9'' (2.94m x 2.66m) Obscure double glazed window to rear. Panelled bath with glass side screen and electric shower over. WC. Hand basin. Extractor fan. Loft access.
Double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden. Cupboard. Half landing with night storage heater and doors to:
Bedroom one: 15' 8'' x 11' 3'' (4.77m x 3.43m) Window to front with window seat. Fireplace.
Bedroom two: 15' 9'' x 10' 2'' (4.80m x 3.10m) Window to front with secondary glazing. Fireplace. Hand basin with mirror and vanity light above. Loft access.
Bedroom three: 11' 10'' x 8' 6'' (3.60m x 2.59m) Window to front with secondary glazing and window seat. Hand basin with mirror and vanity light above.
Small shower room:
Obscure window to rear. WC. Hand basin. Cubicle with electric shower.
Second kitchen: 8' 10'' x 8' 3'' (2.69m x 2.51m) Double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden. Base units with laminate worktops. Inset sink and drainer. Electric cooker point. Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
Accessed via the hall, the back door gives access to the private rear courtyard with steps leading up to large enclosed lawned garden with useful timber shed.
Mains water drainage and electricity. Night storage heating.
Dorset Council. We are advised that the property is tax band D. The property is Grade II listed.
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.