3 bedroom House - Terraced located at Lyme Regis - Guide Price of £ 350,000

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This pretty end of terrace cottage forms part of an imaginative conversion of a Victorian outbuilding, formerly used for part of the day to day running of the impressive Peek House Estate and Allhallows School.

The elevations are faced in natural stone and sit beneath a tiled roof. The accommodation has been sympathetically refurbished with charming character finishings such as beautiful oak crossed and braced cottage style doors (some with intricate stained-glass panels), wooden flooring and exposed beams.

The property is one of 4 buildings that form Home Farm South. It has a sunny south facing garden and allocated parking for one car. Surrounding the estate are the beautifully kept 350 acre grounds of which each property owner has access to and allows quiet enjoyment of the woodland and countryside walks as well as exclusive use of the private Charton Bay Beach.

The Rousdon Estate is a remarkably intact late 19th Century Estate, including the Grade II* Listed Mansion, Estate buildings, Chapel, Lodges, walled garden (with some buildings and structures Listed Grade II), gardens, drive, private beach and park. The nearby 'Undercliff' is a National Nature Reserve and a Site of Special Scientific Interest, whilst the whole Estate lies within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

In 1870 Sir Henry Peek, MP for Wimbledon, who had been engaged in the tea trade since the end of the 18th Century, purchased the village of Rousdon. He commissioned Sir Ernest George to design a Mansion and other buildings to take advantage of the superb position 500 feet (some 150m) above sea level. Being some distance from the nearest town, the house had to be self-sufficient with laundry, coach houses, harness rooms, wine cellars, bowling alley, rifle range, china stores, bake houses, larders, museum, observatory, walled garden, tennis courts, farm buildings and numerous cottages to house the Estate population, which at the end of the 19th Century extended to around 600.

The Estate was sold by the Peek family in 1930 to Allhallows School and was acquired by Rousdon Estate Limited in 1999 when the school closed. The Mansion and Estate buildings have now been converted into residential properties.

For more information about the Rousdon Estate's history, policies and covenants please visit www.rousdonestate.com - please note that the estate's information is provided by Allhallows Limited. Applicants are encouraged to verify any information with estate's management.

The Rousdon Estate is situated on the East Devon coastline about 2.5 miles from the Dorset border at Lyme Regis. It is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt locations on the South coast. It comprises parkland with a variety of mature trees, farmland and extensive areas of woodland (extending in all to about 350 acres) including a Nature Reserve which is leased to Natural England. Each property has the benefit of walks within the Estate and access to a private beach (Charton Beach) and also the famous 'Undercliff' coastal footpath between Lyme Regis and the Axe Estuary and Axmouth. At Rousdon there is an excellent village bakery which also doubles as a restaurant. In addition there is a country hotel at the Dower House.

The Accommodation Comprises:

Stable Entrance Door to

Kitchen/Dining Room:
14 8 x 13 1 (4.47m x 3.99m)
With a range of wall and base units, wooden worktops, Belfast sink, freestanding cooker with hood overhead, integral fridge/freezer, space for undercounter washer and dishwasher, 'Worcester' oil fired central heating boiler, part tiled splash back, wooden flooring, radiator, window overlooking garden, spiral staircase to first floor. Opening and doors to

Living Room:
13 3 x 13 3 (4.04m x 4.04m)
French doors to garden, wooden flooring, fitted book shelves, feature light well.

Bedroom 1:
15 7 x 9 4 (4.75m x 2.84m)
Double room with built in wardrobe, part vaulted ceiling, wooden/carpeted flooring, sliding wooden door to

Shower cubicle with rain shower attachment and tiled surround, hand basin, WC, wooden flooring.


Doors to

Bedroom 2:
13 3 x 13 3 (4.04m x 4.04m) (sloped ceiling)
Double room with skylight, wooden flooring, exposed beams, radiator, feature light well.

Bedroom 3:
13 3 x 9 2 (4.04m x 2.79m)
Double room with skylight, exposed beams, feature oak/stained glass door.

8 x 10 5 (2.44m x 3.18m)
Freestanding roll top bath, hand basin, WC, eaves store, wooden floor, extractor, feature oak/stained glass door, obscure part glazed wall.

The south facing garden comprises of two sections, a paved patio area and a lawn which are enclosed by natural stone/flint walls. There is a parking space to the front of the property.

The property is located on the Rousdon Estate and is subject to charges made by Allhallows Limited, the owners of the Estate lands, for upkeep of roads, paths, woodlands, fences etc. and drainage services including sewerage treatment.
For 4 Home Farm South the current Estate charge is £574.10 per annum (2018/19) paid in 2 half yearly instalments.

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Guide Price of £ 350,000
House - Terraced
4 Home Farm South
Rousdon Estate
Lyme Regis



  • Tastefully Decorated with Period Features
  • Peaceful Location
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Ensuite
  • Garden and Parking

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