An attractive detached three bedroom stone cottage situated on the eastern side of town with some lovely sea and coastal views from the rear terraced garden. Read more
An attractive detached three bedroom stone cottage situated on the eastern side of town with some lovely sea and coastal views from the rear terraced garden.
Candlemas Cottage is an attractive period cottage built with stone elevations under a tiled roof. The accommodation, which has been well maintained and extended, benefits from gas fired central heating and leaded light double glazed windows, a snug lounge with exposed beams, large fireplace and inset log burner. The well equipped kitchen/diner has a host of original features. Along with the delightful and interesting landscaped, terraced gardens, there is a wooden viewing deck which enjoys far reaching views.
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, it 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 excellent primary schools in Lyme Regis and Uplyme along with the well respected Woodroffe and Colyton Grammar Schools.
The accommodation, with approximate measurements, comprises:
Front door into:
Double glazed leaded light window to front. Tiled floor. Radiator. Cupboard housing the house electrics and meter. Recessed lighting. Laminate flooring. Doors to:
Lounge: 16' 2'' x 14' 8'' (4.92m x 4.47m) max Double glazed leaded light window to front with window seat. Exposed beams to the ceiling and walls. Feature brick fireplace with hearth, log storage and inset log burner. Radiator. Recessed and wall lighting. Glazed side door to outside. Opening and step down to:
Kitchen/diner: 16' 2'' x 12' 6'' (4.92m x 3.81m) Includes stairs Double glazed leaded light window to front and side. Exposed timber beams. Radiator. Understair cupboard. Fitted with a range of cream coloured shaker style units with pan drawers and solid wood work surfaces. Inset butlers sink with mixer tap. Range style cooker with a five ring ceramic hob, double over and grill. Cooker hood above. Wall mounted display unit. Integral appliances include: Fridge, freezer, slimline dish washer and washing machine. Laminate flooring. Spot lights.
Bathroom: 7' 9'' x 77' 4'' (2.36m x 23.55m) Obscure double glazed window to rear. White suite comprising: Bath with central taps, flooring glass side screen and mains pressure shower over. Pedestal basin and WC.Tiled walls. Ladder style heated towel rail. Recessed storage shelves. Recessed lighting. Extractor fan.
Master bedroom: 14' 2'' x 8' 6'' (4.31m x 2.59m) including wardrobe. Plus bay window Double glazed bay window to front with two further windows to the rear. Vaulted ceiling. Built in wardrobes with cupboard above. Radiator. Ceiling and wall lights. Steps up to:
Double glazed window to front. White suite comprising: Large walk in shower with sliding glass door and mains pressure shower. Pedestal basin. WC. Tiled walls. Ladder style heated towel rail. Vinyl flooring. Recessed lighting. Extractor fan.
Stairs rise from the lounge onto:
Double glazed window to rear: Recessed lighting and doors to:
Bedroom one: 10' 8'' x 10' 7'' (3.25m x 3.22m) Plus dormer. Restricted headroom Double glazed dormer window to front with views over the town. Exposed beams. Built in wardrobe, vanity unit with drawers and bedside cabinets. Radiator. Spotlights. Door to loft space containing hot water tank and storage.
Bedroom two: 9' 11'' x 8' 6'' (3.02m x 2.59m) plus dormer and door recess Double glazed dormer window to front with views over the town. Exposed beams. Cast iron fireplace. Built in storage.
The low maintenance well stocked and maintained terraced garden is accessed via steps from the side of the property up to a decked seating area. Further steps to second level of the garden with gravelled path leading to raised wooden look-out tower with sea views and a wonderful outlook over Lyme Regis towards Uplyme. To the rear of the property a paved walkway which leads up to a gravelled area with a useful timber shed and space for a clothes line.
All mains services. Gas fired central heating.
West Dorset District Council. We are advised that the property is tax band D.
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 approximate, photographs and floorplans are provided for guidance only.