3 bedroom House located at Axminster - Guide Price of £ 650,000

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Full Description:

AN IMPOSING 19TH CENTURY PROPERTY FORMING PART OF A DELIGHTFUL COUNTRY MANSION WITH SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION AND COUNTRY VIEWS LOCATED ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE MARKET TOWN OF AXMINSTER

Appleby is believed to date back to the late 1800 s, built as the North Wing to the main house. According to Axminster Heritage s Notable Dwellings list, the property is of Georgian origin however, around 1860 Old Park was created from what was previously known as Hill House.

Around 1866 it served as the home of Dame Emma Tullock, where she remained until 1903, and following the Second World War both wings were separated from the main house.

Under the current ownership the property has undergone extensive refurbishment with improvements including an excellent oak framed garage/car port with an office above (extremely versatile accommodation with potential for a variety of uses), a recently upgraded oil fired central heating boiler, tanking of the kitchen/ family room and a stonework and timber conservatory/entrance lobby with feature windows.

The property was designed with a Gothic influence in mind and plays host to a wide variety of intricate character features, most notable are its unusually high ceilings and beautiful stone mullion windows with feature leaded lights.

Appleby has proven to be a comfortable family home for over 20 years however, it would equally be well suited as an impressive country house retreat with potential also for a unique holiday letting experience.

The house is set in good sized sunny gardens and is conveniently located on the outskirts of the market town of Axminster with Lyme Regis just some four miles to the south.

Axminster is a bustling market town in the Axe Valley, surrounded by unspoilt countryside. It has a good selection of shops and leisure facilities and a main line railway station (Exeter - Waterloo). From here, the Jurassic Coast towns of Lyme Regis and Seaton are both about 6 miles away.

The Accommodation Comprises:


GROUND FLOOR:
Part glazed door to

Entrance Lobby/Conservatory:
13 6 x 4 8 (4.11m x 1.42m)
Of timber/stonework construction with feature arch detailing to windows,. Door to

Hallway:
Radiator, recessed storage areas, doors to

Utility:
8 10 x 4 6 (2.69m x 1.37m)
Stainless steel sink unit, window to garden, space for washing machine and dryer.

Kitchen/Family Room:
19 6 x 24 6 (5.94m x 7.47m) into recess (L shaped)

A good sized open plan room comprising a central custom designed woodwork island/breakfast bar with slate worktops, inset electric hob, undercounter units/drawers, wine rack. Built into a disused fireplace is a wooden unit with cupboards either side of a Neff double oven/grill. Double Belfast sink with cupboards underneath, Karndean flooring. Cupboard containing Grant oil fired central heating boiler and window. French doors out to garden, stairs to first floor, radiator.

Bedroom 4/Study:
10 10 x 7 7 (3.30m x 2.31m)
Window to one wall, radiator, cottage style door to

Shower Room:
7 7 x 4 7 (2.31m x 1.40m)
A newly fitted white suite comprising hand basin with cupboards underneath, walk in shower cubicle with rain shower attachment, WC, vinyl flooring.

FIRST FLOOR:


Living Room:
25 1 x 18 6 (7.65m x 5.64m) overall
A bright and spacious room with extra high ceilings and views to the countryside and garden through feature stone mullion windows with leaded lights and original wooden shutters. Built in store cupboard, door to steps leading to garden (originally the main entrance door), two radiators, stairs to second floor, wooden flooring. Door to

Sitting Room:
20 9 x 19 2 (6.32m x 5.84m)
A bright and spacious room with extra high ceilings and feature stone mullion bay window with leaded lights and two arched windows to either side. Cast iron fireplace with ornate surround (not tested), wooden flooring, two radiators.

SECOND FLOOR:


Landing:
Spacious landing with recessed shelving, airing cupboard containing hot water cylinder, hatch to Loft with pull down ladder (part boarded), stone mullion window with leaded lights. Doors to

Master Bedroom:
19 2 x 11 9 (5.84m x 3.58m)
Delightful views over the Axe Valley through feature stone mullion window with leaded lights. Window seat, built in wardrobe.

Bedroom 2:
12 4 x 8 8 (3.76m x 2.64m)
Feature stone mullion bay window with leaded lights overlooking garden.

Bedroom 3:
12 3 x 8 11 (3.73m x 2.72m) max.
Arched window to Garden. Radiator

Bathroom:
A contemporary white suite comprising roll top bath with shower attachment, hand basin with cupboards underneath, WC, window overlooking garden. Radiator.

OUTSIDE:
The property is approached via a shared driveway from Lyme Road which leads up to the parking area and GARAGE/CARPORT approx. 18 x 18 9 (5.49m x 5.72m) with stairs to one side leading up to the OFFICE approx. 17 10 x 11 6 (5.44m x 3.51m) with sloped ceiling and 2 roof lights.

In all the grounds extend to approximately 1/4 acre and are mainly laid to lawn with a pathway leading from the parking area up to a patio. There are herbaceous/timber fence borders as well as a selection of shrubs, flower beds and trees.

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Details

Price:
Guide Price of £ 650,000
Status:
Available
Type:
House
Address:
Appleby, Old Park
Lyme Road
Axminster
Devon
EX13 5SW

Features

  • Good Sized Accommodation Set Over Three Floors
  • Grade II Listed - Full Of Character Features
  • Views Over The Axe Valley
  • Good Sized Gardens
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Family Room
  • Utility

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