Forming part of this elegant country house is this well presented two bedroom first floor flat with the benefit of parking, communal gardens and is next to the picturesque river walk into Lyme Regis. Read more
Forming part of this elegant country house is this well presented two bedroom first floor flat with the benefit of parking, communal gardens and is next to the picturesque river walk into Lyme Regis.
Believed to date back to the 17th century, Waterside was the residence of the overseer of the Waterside cloth mill which could be found lower down the valley.
This wing of Waterside was converted to create 7 apartments in 1989. Flat 2 offers spacious and light accommodation with a delightful outlook over the garden and valley. The property is situated in a quiet semi rural location yet close to the village amenities. A picturesque footpath through the valley following the river Lym leads to the coastal town of Lyme Regis and an excellent stating point to explore the surrounding area.
The property is situated in the popular and attractive East Devon village of Uplyme which offers facilities for everyday requirements, including a Post Office/convenience shop located in the Petrol Station. There is a lovely church, active village hall, cricket club, playing fields and tennis court. 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 Trial. 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 village is in the catchment area for Colyton Grammar School and the Woodroffe School.
The accommodation with approximate measurements comprises:
Original double entrance doors open to an impressive panelled communal reception hall with a grand staircase to the first floor.
First floor landing:
Front door into flat 2.
Coved ceiling, coat hooks, radiator and panelled doors to:
Living room: 19' 9'' x 13' 9'' (6.02m x 4.19m) Wide feature square bay window with window seat and a pleasant southerly outlook over the gardens. Two radiators, television point, serving hatch through to kitchen.
Galley style kitchen: 12' 10'' x 6' 6'' (3.91m x 1.98m) Door with decorative stained glass panels. Fitted with a range of modern units comprising base cupboards and drawers, larder cupboard and matching wall cupboards. Laminate work surface with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and tiled surrounds. Inset four ring ceramic hob and built in double electric oven. Space and plumbing for washing machine and space for and under counter fridge. Modern Vaillant gas-fired condensing boiler. Radiator. Spot lights and wood effect laminate floor. Part obscured glazed window with deep sill over looking the garden.
Bedroom one: 12' 4'' x 10' 11'' (3.76m x 3.32m) Wide feature square bay window overlooking the garden. Radiator. Attractive arched feature window.
Bedroom two: 8' 0'' x 6' 8'' (2.44m x 2.03m) Window. Radiator. Deep recess with fitted shelves.
Large corner shower with glazed sliding door and mains pressure shower. Hand basin and WC. Fully tiled walls and floor. Chrome heated ladder style towel rail. Mirror fronted wall cupboard. Spotlights to ceiling. Window.
Allocated parking space for flat 2. 3 communal visitor spaces. Attractive mature communal gardens with a pleasant outlook comprises: Lawn with shrub beds, borders and trees. Pathway and pedestrian gate to Mill Lane.
East Devon District Council. We are advised that the property is tax band B.
Tenure & Services:
The flat is held on a 999 year lease from 1989 at a ground rent of £50 per annum, but the freehold interest is owned by a management company whose sole shareholders are the 7 flat owners. Flat 2 is responsible for 15% of the cost of insuring and maintaining the structure, communal parts and garden. The annual maintenance charge is £1,550 (as at Dec 2020) All mains services. Gas fired central heating.
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.
Holiday letting is not permitted, but long term lets are allowed.