Impressive detached 3 bedroom bungalow which has been completely upgraded and extended, situated in a quiet elevated location with fantastic sea, estuary and countryside views. Read more
Impressive detached 3 bedroom bungalow which has been completely upgraded and extended, situated in a quiet elevated location with fantastic sea, estuary and countryside views.
Impressive detached 3 bedroom bungalow which has been completely upgraded and extended, situated in a quiet elevated location with fantastic sea, estuary and countryside views. EPC Rating D.
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, turn left into Harbour Road. Turn left at the first roundabout into The Underfleet. Proceed straight across at the next two roundabouts. Turn right at the traffic lights into Harepath Road. Turn left into Seaton Down Road. Take this road to the outskirts of Seaton and turn left into Couchill Lane. Carry on up to the top of the road and take the 2nd left turning onto Merrow Down Drive. Ampneys will be found towards the end on your right hand side.
Ampneys is situated in an elevated location on the western side of Seaton with the most delightful far reaching sea, estuary and countryside views. It is located in a tucked away position off a quiet no through road with just a handful of other properties. This impressive 3 bedroom detached bungalow dates back to the early 1970's, however, it has been completely updated and improved by the current vendors since purchasing in 2016/2017. Using well renowned local builders and architects to carry out the improvements, the property is now totally unrecognisable. The alterations include, a beautifully fitted kitchen with a rear extension creating a large utility room, new en-suite shower room and WC, new bathroom, new gas central heating boiler and radiators, new double glazed windows, new flooring throughout, new oak doors, new log burner, a large decked area to the front of the property, a new office/studio room in the garden and the property has been re-rendered externally with a coloured render. The attention to detail is second to none and the whole property is now beautifully presented throughout. On entering the bungalow there is a spacious entrance hallway with three deep storage cupboards and Karndean rustic oak flooring which continues through the living areas. Access is gained to the open plan living space. The Living Room with log burner is to the front of the bungalow and therefore, enjoys the panoramic views from the large patio doors to the front and side window. There are double sliding pocket doors which can divide off the living room from the dining room and kitchen or left open, creates a fully open plan Kitchen/Dining/Kitchen. The dining area has French doors opening to the garden and is open plan to the Kitchen. The kitchen has a comprehensive range of base and wall units in a light grey colour with laminate worktops with lovely decorative tiling, inset sink and gas hob with electric oven beneath and extractor hood over. There is an integrated dishwasher and fridge. The drawers and cupboards are soft closing and there is under unit lighting. There is a separate island unit with breakfast bar with blue units and wooden workop over which incorporates cupboards and a wine fridge and wine rack with space for stools for eating. A door opens into the large utility room which houses the gas central heating boiler with matching kitchen units and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer with inset sink. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Door to WC and door to rear of property. The large double aspect master bedroom is to the front of the bungalow and enjoys lovely far reaching views as described before with fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 2 is a sizeable double bedroom with and en-suite shower room with WC and the third bedroom is also to the front of the property with views and a fitted wardrobe. The family bathroom has a white suite with panelled bath with mixer taps and large overhead shower with additional handheld shower, WC and wash hand basin with large chrome combined radiator/towel rail. This property must be viewed internally to fully appreciate its position and the views enjoyed from its elevated location.
Garage: 16' 0'' x 9' 11'' (4.887m x 3.030m) Integral single garage with electric roller door and wooden pedestrian door to side. Electric meter and gas meter. Light.
Outside: 16' 0'' x 9' 11'' (4.882m x 3.011m) The property sits on a generous sized plot with garden to 3 sides enclosed by fencing, shrubs and hedges. To the front of the property is a driveway which leads to the integral garage and ample parking for 3/4 vehicles along with a turning area. Steps lead up to the front door and to a newly terraced area. From here further steps lead up to a recently erected modern decked seating area with glazed balustrading and composite decking. This area takes full advantage of the fantastic views across the countryside and towards Axe Cliff and the sea. This decked area also provides a covered parking area. The new terrace links round the side of the bungalow to the main garden area which is South facing and mainly laid to lawn with trees and mature shrub borders. The garden carries on to the rear where a new Garden Room/Office/Studio has been erected which measures approximately 16' 0'' x 9' 11'' (4.882m x 3.011m). External water tap. The rest of the garden is to the North side of the property which is mainly laid to lawn and has pedestrian access into the garage and a further area with a Greenhouse.
We are advised that the property is in Council Tax Band F.
All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating. Water Meter.