4 bedroom House - Detached located at Lyme Regis - Guide Price of £ 650,000

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Full Description:


The current owners purchased a small stone built cottage about 5 years ago and embarked upon a comprehensive refurbishment and extension project which was completed in 2015. The result has been a beautiful country house which successfully combines stylish modern features with the original character property. They employed a respected local building company well known for the quality of their workmanship and attention to detail.

The accommodation is spacious and bright and takes advantage of the lovely views across the Lym Valley to Knoll Hill and Rocombe.

We understand that Coachmans Cottage was originally the coachman's accommodation and stabling for the nearby country house (Woodhouse). It enjoys a quiet and secluded rural setting approached by a private lane just below Woodhouse Hill in an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' backing onto mature woodland - a 'Woodland Trust' Pinetum, with many delightful walks and bridleways in the vicinity.

There are excellent local village amenities at Uplyme (about 1/2 mile) including a post office and general store at the petrol station, village hall and parish church, pub, highly regarded primary school, football and cricket club, tennis courts etc. The Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis is about 2 miles away and inland some 5 miles is the market town of Axminster with a main line railway station (Exeter to Waterloo line).

The Accommodation Comprises:


Glass Canopy Porch:
With solid oak front door, with glass side panels to

Entrance Hall:
With attractive natural slate flooring which continues throughout the ground floor. Oak framed glazing across rear of hallway. Radiator. Doors off to Living Room and Kitchen/Dining Room. Internal doors are all ledged and braced cottage doors.

With hand basin and W.C., extractor, radiator, tiled walls.

Excellent Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room:
About 22'4 x 18' (6.81m x 5.49m) (with country views)
(With 1 step up to Kitchen)
In the dining/family room area is a fireplace with hardwood mantle and fitted woodburning stove, radiator, french doors to patio and rear garden.
Kitchen area with a good quality range of fitted units with oak block worksurfacing, matching island unit with breakfast bar, porcelain 'butlers' sink, Neff appliances comprising double electric oven and microwave, induction hob, fridge, freezer and dishwasher, store cupboard with inset plate rack, wine cooler.

Rear Porch:
With external door, boiler room with 'Worcester' oil fired CH boiler.

A short flight of stairs leads up to

Sitting Room/Bedroom 4:
18'9 x 14' (5.72m x 4.27m) (country views)
Brick fireplace with woodburning stove, extensive built in bookshelving/storage, french door to rear garden, radiator, slate tiled floor.

Off Reception Hall:

Living Room:
27'9 x 15'6 (8.46m x 4.72m)
A generously proportioned through room with country views and full width bifold doors to the patio and rear garden. Polished stone fireplace with woodburner, stairs to first floor, 2 windows, coats cupboard, door to

Guest Suite (Bedroom 3):

14'9 (4.50m) + deep door recess x 10'6 (3.20m)
Double french doors to patio and rear garden, radiator.

Ensuite Shower Room:
Shower cubicle, hand basin and W.C., fully tiled walls, ladder style radiator/towel rail, extractor.


With feature glazed 'bridge' between the original cottage and the new wing, linen cupboard with radiator.

Master Bedroom:
16'10 x 15'9 (5.13m x 4.80m)
With sloping ceilings, 2 rooflights and 2 dormer windows, radiator, eaves storage.

Ensuite Shower Room:
With large shower cubicle, hand basin and W.C., tiled walls and slate tiled floor, shaver point, ladder style radiator, extractor.

Bedroom 2:
14'2 x 10'2 (4.32m x 3.10m)
Sloping ceilings, radiator.

Family Bathroom:
Panelled bath, shower cubicle, hand basin and W.C., tiled walls and slate tiled floor, extractor, ladder style radiator.

The gardens and grounds are a particularly attractive feature of Coachmans Cottage. They have been landscaped and planted out to provide lawns, flower beds, a variety of shrubs and small trees, extensive paved patios, 2 decking areas etc. The top of the garden enjoys views down the valley to the sea and West Dorset coastline and it backs on to the mature woodland of the Pinetum.
The front garden is edged in natural stone walling and includes a gravelled parking space. On the far side of the lane is a car park for up to 4 cars and a small lawn.

The whole is informally estimated at 1/3 Acre.

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Guide Price of £ 650,000
House - Detached
Coachmans Cottage
Woodhouse Fields
Lyme Regis



  • Featured on 'Escape To The Country'
  • Reception Hall and Cloak/WC
  • Good Sized Living Room
  • Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Sitting Room/Bedroom 4
  • Master Bedroom with Ensuite
  • Bedroom 2 with Ensuite
  • Bedroom 3

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