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Old Lyme Road, Charmouth
Offers in Excess of £285,000

Axminster Road, Charmouth

Sold STC
  • Side elevation
    Side elevation
  • View to sea from second floor
    View to sea from second floor
  • Candida from rear field on the right with red life
    Candida from rear field on the right with red life
  • Rear elevation
    Rear elevation
  • Frontage
  • Rear view as seen from field behind
    Rear view as seen from field behind
  • Dining Room GF
    Dining Room GF
  • Snug First floor with terrace access
    Snug First floor with terrace access
  • Living Room
    Living Room
  • Second floor Bedroom
    Second floor Bedroom
  • View over frontage to Marshwood Vale
    View over frontage to Marshwood Vale
  • Second floor bedroom
    Second floor bedroom
  • Terrace over flat roof
    Terrace over flat roof
  • Kitchen area
    Kitchen area
  • Kitchen area
    Kitchen area
  • Rear small garden
    Rear small garden

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  • Three storey semi detached property for complete renovation
  • Ground floor Kitchen and current dining room,
  • Ground floor bathroom and single bedroom
  • First floor Living room & further reception room with raised terrace
  • Second floor double bedroom with en suite shower
  • Tanked Basement area with restricted but useable head height
  • Period features picture rails, covered fireplaces, sash windows
  • Sun terrace over rear extension roof
  • Small rear garden area
  • Far reaching views over Vales, rear fields and the coast

A spacious, period, semi-detached house on 3 floors in the sought-after coastal village of Charmouth requiring refurbishment.
Candida offers flexible accommodation suitable as a main home or possible a buy to let holiday home.
A flight of stone steps lead up from The Street to the side front door entrance. Upon entry the stairs rise to the first floor. Reception Room to the front with covered fireplace and alcoves to both sides, picture rails and sash window with exposed floorboards. Further door with stairs down to basement and second kitchen door. To the rear is a kitchen room with basic plumbing. plus a ground floor flat roof extension, with an a bathroom and a single bedroom.
On the first floor there is a good sized room with a currently boarded fireplace, sash window to front and exposed floorboards with a recess extending behind the stairwell. To the rear is a further room with French doors overlooking the field behind and accessing the flat roof (currently not railed) From here one can see the hills down to the sea to one side and lovely views over the adjacent rear field. There are two deep storage cupboards either side of the stairwell to the top floor.
These stairs rise steeply with a turn up to a second floor double attic bedroom. This is triple aspect with panoramic views over the village and Marshwood Vale beyond. Dormer window and Velux windows. Painted exposed floorboards. Eaves storage. Door to en-suite shower room/WC.
The basement is at street level a the front but as the property is built on the hillside this has been tanked and lined in previous years and now appears to offer good amount dry storage and limited but useful head height probably 5`8" approx.
Outside beyond the extension there is an area of garden approx. 23`x 16  with a fenced boundary to the field.
Note: The neighboring plot has existing planning permission for a similar design, new build detached house which will blend in with the nearby period housing stock. Plans available online WDDC planning portal.  The latter sale has been recently agreed with a local developer via this office.
Parking for Candida is street parking outside the house.  All mains services.

Note: The cottage has had its foundations extended on the eastern side to below the retaining wall boundary with the building plot adjacent in preparation of the new build . All works have been inspected and passed by  WDDC Building Control. Details available to view in office.



Old Lyme Road
Charmouth DT6 6PA
County: Dorset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DFH0798

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