Swan Hill Road, Colyford, Colyton, Devon, EX24

£950,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 10
Substantial 7 bedroom property with PP to use has a residential property close to the Jurassic Coast with 3 bedroom owner's accommodation in nearly 1/2 acre. Ideal multi-generational home with income potential. EPC Band C

SITUATION

Swallows Eaves Hotel is situated at the heart of Colyford benefitting from an active community with a range of facilities including two inns, post office, general store/butchers, church and village hall.

Colyford lies in the East Devon Area of Outstanding Beauty, between Sidmouth and Lyme Regis, with Axminster and its mainline rail service to London Waterloo just 5 miles to the North. Exeter is within easy reach providing all the amenities and services expected of a County capital.

 

The town of Colyton is about a mile away offering a variety of shops and facilities including Colyton Grammar School, one of England's top state schools.

 

The stunning Jurassic coast is 1 miles to the South. An historic tramway operates along the banks of the river Axe providing a scenic connection between Colyton, Colyford and Seaton. Over recent years, this area has been transformed into 3 thriving local nature reserves.

DESCRIPTION

This elegant, detached house has been run as a successful boutique hotel in the heart of the village. Having been substantially refurbished and extended to a high standard in 2012, the property now offers the opportunity to continue the current business, or the potential (subject to consents) for alternative uses.

 

The 3 storey wisteria clad main house is split into 7 generous bedrooms, each with en suite and many with fabulous views over the village and River Axe valley towards the coast.

 

On the ground floor are the semi-open plan dining room/restaurant and lounge, which opens onto the south-facing terrace. A good sized commercial kitchen is adjacent to the dining room. The porch opens into the lobby and Reception. There are 2 visitor toilets and a laundry room. Next to Reception is the ground floor bedroom with en suite.

 

On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms each with en suite facilities (two with baths). Whilst on the second floor are a further two double bedrooms with en suite facilities and wonderful views.

OWNERS ACCOMMODATION - EPC Band D

Attached to the rear of the main house is the owner's accommodation comprising on the ground floor of a kitchen, dining room, living room, 2 offices and bathroom with shower. On the first floor there are 3 further bedrooms the Main bedroom with en suite as well as a family bathroom. The loft is floored and has electricity and is accessible by drop down ladder.

GROUNDS

The large overall plot extends to approximately xx acres (xx sq m). A sweeping tarmac drive leads through the grounds around to a car parking area to the rear, all enclosed by an attractive hedge to the front and side of the property. A purpose built ecofriendly wood building provides secure bike storage and wash facilities. An area of grasscrete to the front provides more parking if required.

 

To the front of the house is a south facing terrace where guests can enjoy the lovely views across the village and countryside. The landscaped gardens and footpaths are discreetly lit at night, as well as the parking area. The owner's accommodation benefits from a private and secluded garden at the rear of the property and is enclosed by timber fences. There is a kitchen garden with raised beds just outside the main kitchen with a space for bins as well as 2 side entrances.

SERVICES

Mains water, drainage, electric and gas.

BUSINESS RATES

Current rateable value £7,700 pa. Owner's accommodation, council tax band A.

BUSINESS AND INVENTORY

The property can be sold including goodwill as a 'Transfer of Going Concern'. It includes the furnishings and equipment as per an inventory supplied, excluding personal effects.

DIRECTIONS

The property is set in the centre of the village of Colyford just north of the A3052.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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