- No Onward Chain
- Fully Furnished
- 3 Bedrooms
- Sitting Room
- Dining Hall
- Kitchen & Utility Room
- Family Bathroom
- Large Garden
- Parking Space
- EPC Exempt
A delightful three bedroomed Grade II listed mid-terrace period cottage located at the heart of Colyford and close to all the village amenities, with the benefit of a good sized cottage style garden and a private parking space. Constructed with stone and part rendered elevations under a thatched roof, the cottage has a wealth of period features including; a fine inglenook style fireplace with bread oven, leaded light windows, window seats and exposed beams. These period features have been combined with updated kitchen and bathrooms, together with gas fired central heating. This property is sold as a running holiday let, to include all the furniture, although is equally suited to revert to a family home.
The accommodation comprises; dining hall, living room, kitchen and bedroom three on the ground floor, with the first floor comprising two double bedrooms and family bathroom. Outside there is a large cottage style garden and one allocated parking space. Viewing is highly recommended.
Period panelled cottage style front door with inset leaded light into:-
L-shaped. 18' 5" x 9' 1" (5.61m x 2.77m) reducing to 5' 11" (1.80m) including stone steps and landing.
Leaded light window with window seat to front. Wall lights. Parquet floor. Radiator. Cottage style door to:-
L-shaped. 15' 11" x 14' 6" (4.85m x 4.42m) maximum overall plus inglenook.
Dual aspect. Two leaded light windows to front, one with window seat. Conservation grade bespoke secondary glazing to original windows. Inner window to kitchen. Fine inglenook fireplace with bread oven and substantial timber Bessemer over. Two ceiling beams. Exposed wall timbers with fitted shelves. Two radiators. Parquet floor.
Returning to dining hall landing, cottage style door with glazed leaded light into:-
Fitted bookshelves. Timber wall panelling with wall lights. Timber door to understairs storage cupboard. Parquet floor. Further cottage style door to:-
21' 5" x 6' 10" (6.53m x 2.08m) narrowing to 4' 9" (1.45m).
A most attractive galley style kitchen with part double glazed sloping roof. Timber double glazed window and timber half double glazed door giving attractive views and access to rear garden. L-shaped run of laminate work surface with inset four ring electric hob. Range of cupboards and drawers beneath including built in electric oven and under counter space for refrigerator. Splashback tiling with matching range of wall cupboards over including glass fronted display cupboards and extraction over hob. Further run of timber work surface with Butler style sink and chrome mixer tap. Cupboards beneath. Under counter space for washing machine and dishwasher. Splashback tiling with wall mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Two display shelves. Further short run of timber work surface with doors and storage shelves beneath. Painted bi-fold doors over with shelved storage and giving access to consumer control unit. Spotlights. Exposed ceiling beams. Stone tiled floor.
Cottage style door and step down into:-
9' 1" x 6' 10" (2.77m x 2.08m).
Double glazed timber window to rear. Exposed ceiling beams with downlighters. Radiator.
Returning to inner hall, stairs up to:-
galleried landing. Attractive circular porthole window to rear. Display shelf. Hatch to roof space. Exposed ceiling beam. Doors off to:-
12' x 8' 6" (3.66m x 2.59m) plus wardrobes.
Leaded light window to front with secondary glazing. Sliding timber door to deep built-in wardrobe cupboard with further storage over. Further door to extensive deep built-in shelved cupboard. Exposed ceiling beam. Twin wall light points. Radiator.
Maximum overall 12' x 8' 7" (3.66m x 2.62m) including wardrobes.
Timber double glazed window to rear. Exposed original cruck beam. Twin wall light points. Radiator. Door to built-in wardrobe cupboard.
Leaded light window to front with secondary glazing. White suite comprising; panel bath with chrome mixer tap and hand-held shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome tap, concealed flush WC with coordinating seat and corner entry shower cubicle with curved glazed shower doors, fitted with Creda electric shower. Timber clad wall and dado panelling surrounding the bath and wash hand basin. Splashback tiling behind wash hand basin. Matching limestone tiling to shower cubicle. Twin wall light points. Large wall mounted mirror. Shaver socket. White ladder style towel rail. Exposed timber floor.
The property is approached from the front through a timber entrance gate which gives onto a stone paved entrance courtyard, edged with mature planting, which gives access to the open fronted thatched veranda porch and front door. Steps rise up to the remainder of the front garden, which is paved with a range of mature planting including a Buddleia.
The enchanting rear garden is unusually large and is part walled and features a series of wide gently stepped terraces. The first stone paved patio is directly adjacent to the kitchen door with a step up to a further stone paved patio, which provides an attractive entertaining area with inset planted gravelled bed. Steps rise up to a further stone paved patio with steps rising up to level upper and lower lawns, divided by mature planting. These lawned areas are of excellent size and provide numerous opportunities for alfresco dining and also provides an elevated view of the River Axe. A blue timber gate gives access to a further large area of garden with natural woodland and lovely views over the river.
To one side of the upper lawn is a substantial stand of trees on the boundary and a further timber gate leading to a step path which leads up to the private allocated parking space, adjacent to a neighbouring property.
All mains services connected.
Historic England Listing
SY 29 SE COLYTON SWAN HILL ROADCOLYFORD
14/140 Lyme Cottage and Riverside Cottage
House, now 2 dwellings. Late C16/C17 with later alterations. Flint and limestone rubble with squared quoins, gabled thatched roof and brick end stacks. Lyme Cottage formed hall of original house, with lobby entrance (now blocked) to left adjoining Pear Tree Cottage (q.v.) and former service end, now Riverside Cottage, to right. 2 storeys; 4-window range. C19 two and 3-light casements with leaded panes; similar two-light casement to blocked doorway on left. C20 door to right of centre. C19 outshut with tile roof projects to right. Thatched rear outshut, with entrance to Riverside Cottage on right. Interior: Lyme Cottage has jointed-cruck truss with trenched purlins and dowel holes to principals and collar from removed partition, chamfered ground-floor beam with lamb's tongue stops, open fireplace with oven and chamfered bressumer and beam to lobby adjoining stack with rebated arched doorhead and mortices for stud partition. Riverside Cottage has stop-chamfered beam and open fireplace with bressumer (first floor not seen).
SY 29 SE COLYTON SWAN HILL ROAD 14/140 COLYFORD
8.5.67 Lyme Cottage GVII
One of a range of cottages. C17/18 stone rubble with thatched roof with gabled ends and eybrow eaves over first floor windows. Two storeys. Four window range. C18 two and three light casements with leaded panes. Doorway to right of centre with modern door and thatched porch. Brick ridge and end chimney stacks.
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