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4 bed detached house for sale


Ridgeway Lane, Colyton EX24

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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

Key features:
  • Living Room
  • Dining Hall
  • Kitchen
  • Conservatory
  • Cloakroom
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Master En-Suite
  • Family Bathroom
  • Garden and Paddocks
  • Approaching Three Acres
  • Garage/Workshop
  • Looseboxes
  • Pole Barn
  • EPC Rating E

Full description:
A superb four bedroom country home in an outstanding rural location with gardens and paddocks that we believe are approaching three acres. Constructed with part brick, local stone and colourwashed rendered elevations under a slate roof, the property has the usual benefits of uPVC double glazing, oil fired central heating and a wealth of stripped pine joinery throughout. Originally constructed we believe as a mid 19th century barn, the property has been comprehensively extended and improved by the vendors and now offers superb split level accommodation, with the ground floor providing four bedrooms, master en-suite and family bathroom, with the first floor benefitting from a range of outstanding panoramic views over the hills and countryside surrounding Colyton, with living room, dining hall, kitchen, conservatory and cloakroom. The gardens and paddocks surround the property. There are a number of outbuildings including two sets of loose boxes and an attached garage/workshop.

Wooden single glazed door into:-

Entrance Porch
Single glazed wooden windows to two sides provide most attractive garden and distant rural views. Paved floor. Stable type inner front door with four bulls eye lights into:-

Entrance Hall
27' 3" x 7' 5" (8.31m x 2.26m) Maximum including stairs
Easy rising stripped pine staircase to first floor. Four large uPVC double glazed picture windows to front providing most attractive garden and rural views. Door to meter cupboard. Two radiators. Pine door to:-

Garage Lobby
Coathooks. Fire door to the garage/workshop.

Further stripped pine doors from entrance hall to:-

Master Suite
13' x 11' 2" (3.96m x 3.40m) Plus en-suite shower room
Dressing room Maximum overall 9'1" x 7'10" plus wardrobe
Stripped pine doors to built in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. Radiator. Archway with exposed timber lintel, steps with stripped pine handrail up to bedroom. Dual aspect uPVC double glazed window to side and large uPVC double glazed window giving attractive views across the lower garden. Radiator. Stripped pine door through to:-

En-Suite Shower Room
uPVC double glazed window to side. White suite comprising large shower cubicle with glazed shower door and matching side panel with white trim. Thermostatic shower with large shower head. Pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps and splashback panel. Close coupled w.C with co-ordinating seat. Wall mounted mirror with shaver light over. Extraction and downlighters to ceiling. Radiator. Wall mounted heater. Vinyl sheet floor.

Bedroom 2
9' x 7' 4" (2.74m x 2.24m) plus wardrobe recess
Large uPVC double glazed window and door giving access to the lower garden. Ceiling beam. Radiator.

Bedroom 3
Maximum overall 11' 7" x 9' 1" (3.53m x 2.77m)
Dual aspect uPVC double glazed window to side. Large uPVC window giving most attractive views of the lower garden. Radiator.

Family Bathroom
White suite comprising p-shaped shower bath with centre chrome taps, thermostatic shower over with large shower head, curved glazed shower screen and splashback laminate panelling. Vanity sink with chrome taps in wood laminate surround with cupboards beneath and concealed flush w.C alongside with co-ordinating seat. Matching wall mounted cupboard with mirrored doors with pelmet light over further wall mounted mirror. Extraction and downlighters to ceiling. Chrome ladder style towel rail. Porcelain tiled floor.

Bedroom 4
12' 1" x 10' 7" (3.68m x 3.23m)
Triple aspect. Large uPVC double glazed window to front providing attractive garden and distant rural views. Two uPVC double glazed windows to rear providing views to the paddocks. Large uPVC double glazed window to side providing views of the Lower garden. Radiator.

Returning to entrance hall, stairs to:-

first floor
Stairs rise to:-

Galleried Dining Hall
Irregular shape maximum overall plus stairs 16' 8" x 13' 7" (5.08m x 4.14m)
Triple aspect large uPVC double glazed picture window provides outstanding rural panoramic views to the hills and fields surrounding Colyton. UPVC double glazed window to side and rear providing a further range of views. Velux roof light. Shelved storage unit to alcove. Two exposed ceiling beams. Two radiators. Laminate floor. Stripped pine door to:-

uPVC double glazed window to side. White suite comprising close coupled w.C with co-ordinating seat. Wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome taps. Radiator. Laminate floor. Doors to built-in airing cupboard factory insulated hot water cylinder and further storage.

Returning to dining hall, steps up to:-

13' x 11' 2" (3.96m x 3.40m)
Triple aspect uPVC double glazed windows to two sides providing an attractive range of views. UPVC double glazed window to rear providing attractive views to the waterfall and pond. Three quarter uPVC double glazed door giving access to the upper terrace. The kitchen has been fitted to three sides with a range of matching wall and base units with cream laminate door and drawer fronts with stainless steel handles. Run of woodblock worksurface with inset Butler style sink with mixer tap, range of cupboards and drawers beneath. Inset space with Rangemaster Toledo range cooker with stainless steel splashback and stainless and glass extraction over. Further l-shaped run of woodblock worksurface with further range of cupboards and drawers beneath with glass fronted display cupboard and drawers over forming a dresser style unit. Two further double wall mounted display cupboards and an open fronted plate storage rack. Space for dishwasher. Further run of woodblock worksurface with further range of cupboards and drawers beneath. Full height unit alongside with larder fridge with freezer beneath. Further storage cupboard. Exposed ceiling beam with downlighters. Radiator. Karndean floor.

Returning to dining hall, further stripped pine door through to:-

Living Room
l-shaped 17' 4" x 13' 5" (5.28m x 4.09m) reducing to 9' 11" (3.02m)
Triple aspect. Two large uPVC double glazed windows to front provide quite spectacular panoramic rural views over the hills and fields surrounding Colyton. UPVC double glazed windows to side and rear provide views across the garden and paddock. Woodwarm cast iron multi fuel log burning stove on a slate hearth. Exposed ceiling beam. Radiator. Twin uPVC double glazed doors into:-

12' 3" x 10' 7" (3.73m x 3.23m)
A fine feature conservatory uPVC double glazed windows to three sides with a pitched double glazed tinted self cleaning roof. Spotlights. Radiator. The conservatory provides an outstanding range of views of the paddocks over the garden and over the hills and fields surrounding Colyton. Twin doors to superb balcony with timber balustrade to three sides again taking maximum advantage of the stunning range of views.

The property is approached through a timber five bar entrance gate which leads onto a gravelled entrance drive and gives access to the garage and front entrance porch. Beside the garage is an oil storage tank for the central heating and hot water.

l-shaped 19' 1" x 17' 5" (5.82m x 5.31m) reducing to 11' 8" (3.56m) including utility area
Timber construction with a lined lean to pitched roof. Twin timber doors to front with obscure glazed window to either side. Glazed windows to rear. Floor standing Grant oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Space for freezers. Space for tumble dryer. Wall mounted shelves. Utility AreaSpace and plumbing for washing machine and garden w.C.

The gravelled driveway then continues past the house to a parking and turning area which gives access to the looseboxes, paddocks, upper terrace and lower garden. At the far side of the entrance drive a fine range of mature planting screens the front garden with steps descending to an area of lawn with a profusion of fine planting and a specimen Silver Birch. A narrow grassed pathway meanders through this most attractive planting returning to the gravel parking and turning area.

At the rear of the house a most attractive lower garden provides appealing views from the bedrooms. The garden comprises a long brick edged Lily pond surrounded by gravel with the ground retained at a higher level to one side by a local stone wall and log edging, planted with a profusion of flowers and shrubs.

At the rear of the lower garden a rising pathway leads to the upper terrace and access to the kitchen where there is a waterfall and fishpond and a further seating area.

Adjacent to the paddocks are two sets of timber

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £354,250 Sales 59 Current average value £387,019 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £12,898 ▲ 3.45%

Property value data/graphs for EX24

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £462,066 £324 3.6 £423,367
Semi-detached £296,729 £256 3.0 £251,784
Terraced £263,914 £274 2.7 £218,499
Flats £220,162 £242 2.6 £110,000

Current asking prices in EX24

Average: £383,743
Avg. current asking prices in EX24
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £272,488
- £495,000
Flats - - - - -
All - £272,488
- £495,000

Current asking rents in EX24

Average: £833 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX24
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £663 pcm
£776 pcm
£1,400 pcm
Flats - - - - -
All - £663 pcm
£776 pcm
£1,400 pcm

Fun facts for EX24

Highest value in EX24
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Colyton EX24 £683,447
Southleigh, Colyton EX24 £662,232
Farway, Colyton EX24 £655,816
Northleigh £593,388
Seaton Road £584,699
Highest turnover in EX24
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Queens Square 50.0%
Castle View 47.4%
Grove Hill 41.4%
Elmwood Gardens 40.0%
Sidmouth Road 40.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Axminster (4.3 miles)
  • Honiton (6.2 miles)
  • Feniton (9.6 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (14.6 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (47.0 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (47.3 miles)
  • Exmouth Ferry Landing (17.2 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (17.3 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (17.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Colyton Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Seaton Primary School (1.8 miles)
  • Musbury Primary School (2.3 miles)
  • Dillington House (15.8 miles)
  • Wadham School (16.6 miles)
  • Wesc Foundation College (18.3 miles)
  • Colyton Grammar School (0.8 miles)
  • The Axe Valley Community College (4.9 miles)
  • The Woodroffe School (5.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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£2,974 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £15/mo (£182/yr)
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Gas £50 Electricity £57 Estimated energy cost £107/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 17000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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East Devon

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £343 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Supply £31 Sewerage £49 Estimated water cost £80 /mo
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