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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Queens Court, Colyton, Devon

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Retirement property
2 bedroom
2 bathroom

Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

A spacious, modern retirement cottage for over 55's in the heart of the historic little East Devon town of Colyton. The accommodation comprises two good sized double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, family bathroom, ground floor cloakroom, small hallway, kitchen/dining room and lounge with French doors to the garden. Outside, to the rear, there is an enclosed, easily maintained south-west facing garden and to the front an area of landscaped communal garden providing a pretty approach and outlook from within the house. The property benefits from gas fired central heating, double glazing and an allocated parking space? Queens Court has been thoughtfully designed with pretty landscaped gardens and seating areas as a centre piece and the parking areas set subtly to each side and at a lower level. The development forms a very pleasant community for independent retirement living (minimum age 55) set conveniently within a short walk of the town's amenities.

Colyton is a pretty little market town (more like a village) with a small town centre offering a good range of daily needs including two convenience stores, fish and chip shop, butcher, hairdressers, post office, small stationers, pharmacy, health centre, garden centre, library and a few other individual shops. On the edge of the town is the tramway station which operates services throughout the summer along the Axe Estuary to Seaton. The Jurassic Coast and pretty harbour at Axmouth is just 2.5 miles away and the ever-popular seaside resort of Lyme Regis just 7 miles to the east. There is a primary school in the town and the well regarded Colyton Grammar School is just over a mile away. A beautiful Church is at the heart of the town and there is an interesting variety of architecture. Nearby Axminster (6 miles), has a mainline station with regular trains to London Waterloo and Exeter. The city of Exeter is approx. 25mins by car and the airport just outside Exeter is approx. 19 miles.

The accommodation (all measurements approximate) comprises:

Overhanging storm porch with outside light. Painted front door with obscure glazed panel.

Window to side. Stairs rising to first floor. Coat hooks. Radiator. Smoke detector. Door to

Obscure glazed window to side. Fitted with a white suite comprising w.c. and wash hand basin set into base unit with cupboard below. Tiled splash back. Built-in cupboard with sliding doors. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM - 5.19m (17'0") x 3.35m (11'0") Max
Two windows to front. Space for dining table and chairs. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with laminate work surfaces and inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit and drainer. Integrated appliances include: dish washer; electric double oven/grill and gas hob with cooker hood and light above. Space for fridge/freezer. Large under stairs cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Telephone and TV points. Two radiators. Vinyl flooring.

LOUNGE - 5.2m (17'1") x 3.79m (12'5")
Window and French doors to rear overlooking and leading to the rear garden. Telephone and TV points. Two radiators.


Airing cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder. Hatch to part-boarded, insulated loft with light and pull down ladder and housing the gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Smoke alarm.

BEDROOM ONE - 3.9m (12'10") Plus Recess x 2.97m (9'9")
Two windows to front overlooking the communal gardens. Built-in wardrobe with drawers beneath. Telephone and TV points. Two radiators. Door to

Obscure glazed window to side. Part tiled and fitted with a white suite comprising shower cubicle, w.c. and wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with cupboards below. Shaver point and light above. Extractor. Ladder style radiator. Vinyl floor.

BEDROOM TWO - 3.82m (12'6") x 3.32m (10'11") Max
Window to rear overlooking garden. Built-in wardrobes and chest of drawers. Telephone point. Radiator.

Obscure glazed window to rear. Part tiled and fitted with a white suite comprising bath, with mixer taps and shower attachment, w.c. with recessed cistern and shelf mounted wash hand basin. Wall mounted mirrored medicine cabinet. Shaver point and light above. Ladder style radiator. Vinyl floor.

To the front are attractively landscaped communal gardens with a fish pond, lawns, trees and seating area. The properties at Queens Court are set around this central feature, providing a welcoming social space. There is an allocated parking space for No.11.

To the rear of the property is an enclosed south-west facing garden with a paved patio just off the French doors from the lounge. An electric powered awning, provides shade to the patio area. There are two shallow steps up from the patio to a level gravelled area with evergreen shrubs to the flower borders, such as Camelias, Choisya, Laurel, Ceanothus and Honeysuckle. The garden is enclosed partly with timber fencing and partly with an attractive stone boundary wall. There is an outside tap, a small garden shed and side gate allowing pedestrian access to the front of the property.

All mains services are connected. Water is metered.

East Devon District Council. Band C. £1,720.53 payable (2020/21).


All windows are double glazed. Queens Court was built as a small retirement development for the over 55's with each property owner having a share in the management company, which oversees the maintenance of the development as a whole. There is a monthly service charge of £80, which covers window cleaning, buildings insurance, maintenance of communal areas including lighting and gardening (communal areas). Each property is fitted with a burglar alarm, a TV aerial in the loft and there is a communal satellite dish. There is a refuse enclosure adjacent to the road for residents rubbish and the refuse is collected from this point. There are low level lights fitted around the communal pathways.

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 and photographs provided for guidance only.


    Gordon & Rumsby - Colyton

    Bank House, Market Place Colyton EX24 6JS

    Independent Licensed Estate Agent with a Passion for Property based in Colyton and covering East Devon, West Dorset and South Somerset. Modern Approach with Traditional Values. We Value Your Home!

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