10 bedroom House - Semi-Detached located at Lyme Regis - Guide Price of £ 595,000
Full Description:FOR REFURBISHMENT
THE MAJOR WING OF AN IMPRESSIVE COUNTRY HOUSE IN A LOVELY COUNTRY SETTING
Woodhouse is a substantial Victorian House (1879) - a gentleman's residence for the Prescott family until 1983. It is now being subdivided into 3 spacious family homes.
Woodhouse View is the principal wing at the south end of the original house with impressive period features including a large reception hall with wide stairs to the upper floors and an inglenook fireplace, superb drawing room with south facing bay windows overlooking surrounding countryside etc.
The property is being offered for sale with services laid on (water and electricity and there is already a private treatment plant for drainage).
The purchasers will be acquiring a large period house which can be refurbished and fitted out to their own taste (subject to Local Authority consent). It is Grade II Listed.
The principal elevations are faced in dressed stone up to first floor level with tile hanging above and decorative Stucco panels. It also features a three storey tile-hung porch resting on carved posts and attractive window bays.
Woodhouse enjoys a parkland setting amidst the beautiful unspoilt countryside of the Lym Valley. It is approached via a long tarmacadam roadway off the B3165 Lyme Road and then through substantial wrought iron gates on stone pillars with secure entry system. On the upper side of the house there is vehicular access to Woodhouse Fields above which is the Pinetum (a mature woodland managed by the Woodland Trust).
In the vicinity are lovely country walks and bridleways.
In the village of Uplyme (about 3/4 mile away) is a good range of facilities including village stores and post office at the petrol station, excellent village hall, highly regarded primary school, pub, parish church, cricket and football clubs and a thriving community spirit.
The coast at Lyme Regis is only 2 miles or so and Axminster (4 miles approx.).
Lyme Regis is a picturesque coastal town noted for its many character buildings, century s old Cobb Harbour and unspoilt surrounding countryside. The town centre provides good shopping facilities for day to day needs and the larger centres of Taunton and Exeter are both about 28 miles away. There is a main line railway station at Axminster (6 miles inland). In Lyme Regis there is also a sailing club, bowls, golf course, theatre, cinema and numerous local societies.
The town is situated on the beautiful and unspoilt Devon and Dorset Jurassic Coast awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in December 2001.
Woodhouse View :
The south wing of the original house which comprises the following at present:-GROUND FLOOR
Ornately carved pillars which are also featured in the square bays above. Panelled front door to
With dado panelling and further panelled door to
RECEPTION HALL 19'10 x 18'6 (6.05m x 5.64m):
With inglenook style fireplace, cornice and ceiling rose, wide staircase to upper floors.
DRAWING ROOM 34'9 x 19' (10.59m x 5.79m):
The main reception room and an impressive feature of Woodhouse. There are 2 bay windows enjoying a southerly aspect each with ceiling panelling, a further 2 side windows, ornately plastered ceiling, dado panelling, fireplace with tiles inset and substantial over mantle with inset mirror.
SECOND RECEPTION ROOM 16'10 x 13' (5.13m x 3.96m):
A possible kitchen. Tiled fireplace with carved over mantle and inset tiles, built in dresser, bay windows with panelled ceiling, cornice and ceiling rose.
LANDING with stairs to second floor
BEDROOM (room 18) 17'2 x 12'4 (5.23m x 3.76m)(we have referred in these particulars to the room numbers on the doors).
Caste iron fireplace with inset tile and timber surround, coving.
BEDROOM (19) 19' x 12'9 overall (5.79m x 3.89m):
Dual aspect including bay window, coving, tiled fireplace.
BEDROOM (20) 13' x 9' (3.96m x 2.74m):
With fitted wardrobe and drawers.
FIRST FLOOR SITTING ROOM OR BEDROOM (21) 19' x 14':
Bay window and side window, coving, tiled fireplace.
BEDROOM (17) 19'7 x 6'9 (5.97m x 2.06m):
With square bay window
BEDROOM (22) 15'4 x 8'7 (4.67m x 2.62m):
BEDROOM (23) 17'2 x 11'9 (5.23m x 3.58m):
BEDROOM (24) 14'9 x 8'9 (4.5m x 2.67m):
BEDROOM (25) 19' x 12' (5.79m x 3.66m):
BEDROOM (26) 17'3 x 13' (5.26m x 3.96m):
with square bay -note this room is to be partitioned off and will require a new door off the landing.
Woodhouse View has an extensive garden area with a southerly aspect bordering onto neighbouring fields and woodland.
It includes lawns, herbaceous beds and a variety of shrubs and small trees, and a recently constructed SUMMER HOUSE 15'6 x 15'6 and VERANDAH 15'6 x 12'9.
The property is approached via a shared brick pavioured driveway and has a large parking area for several cars.
A management company will be set up to be responsible for maintenance of the shared driveways and the sewage treatment plant. Purchasers will be shareholders in the company.
Mains water and electricity will be laid on to each property and drainage is to an existing sewage treatment plant which has soakaways to a reed bed filtration system.
Local Authority -East Devon District Council (01395 516551)
Council Tax Band -to be assessed
- For refurbishment
- Generous Reception Hall
- 35' Drawing Room
- Second Reception Room (possible kitchen)
- 4 First floor bedrooms and upstairs sitting room
- 6 Second floor bedrooms
- Extensive mature gardens