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Castle Hill, Seaton £259,950

  • 2 Bedroom Period Apartment
  • Superb Sea & Coastal Views
  • 1/6th Share of the Freehold
  • Large Storage Shed
  • Close to Town Centre & Seafront
  • Communal Gardens & Parking
  • 999 Year Lease

A well presented, 1st floor, 2 bedroom apartment within a period building with stunning sea views, parking and a good-sized outbuilding for storage.


Castle Hill
Seaton EX12 2QW
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DSS2357

Location:

Seaton is located between the ancient harbour of Axmouth and the white cliffs of Beer. Its mile long beach, which is part of the Jurassic Coast, opens onto the waters of Lyme Bay. The town itself has many small shops, a local hospital, doctors' surgeries, primary school, banks and building societies. Seaton is a popular resort for holiday makers, and boasts a wealth of activities including golf, tennis, bowls and sailing. There are good secondary schools nearby along with the renowned Colyton Grammar School, which is just 3 miles inland. The County town of Exeter, with its regional airport, is some twenty miles to the west, and the mainline rail link to London (Waterloo) is at Axminster, approximately seven miles distant. An attractive and popular East Devon seaside resort with a good size resident population which is increasing rapidly with many new developments planned and currently under construction. The town attracts many tourists and day visitors throughout the year. It is located on the world famous Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A new Jurassic Coast visitor centre has opened which will further boost visitor numbers. There is the unique Electric Tram Railway which operates from its terminus nearby travelling through the Axe valley bird sanctuary and wetlands to the historic inland town of Colyton. The famous Beer Caves and Pecorama railway and visitor centre are close by in the fishing village of Beer.

Directions:

On foot from our office in The Square, walk towards the seafront, turn right at the roundabout, cross over Sea Hill, past the Jubilee Gardens and the property can be seen on the right and accessed through the wooden gate.

The Property:

Washington House, with origins believed to date back to 1850, commands a prominent and elevated situation on Castle Hill. Flat 3 occupies a first floor position and as such enjoys stunning views. The panoramic view stretches over the communal gardens, Seaton beach and the sea. This 2 bedroom apartment benefits from communal parking, gas fired central heating and uPVC double glazed windows throughout. The living room is a particular feature of this apartment with high ceilings and a large picture window with the fabulous views. The present owners have improved and updated the apartment since purchasing. In particular they upgraded the kitchen, including recently installing a new oven, hob and fridge along with new flooring. The apartment also has the benefit of a large storage shed, ideal for bikes or beach equipment etc. It is very well presented throughout and must be viewed to appreciate its location.

Accommodation:

All measurements approximate, includes:

Communal Entrance:

Double glazed uPVC doors open to a large communal entrance hall with tiled flooring, fire alarm panel and large windows to the front of the property. Stairs rise up and round to the 1st Floor landing.

Storage Cupboard:

A private, lockable cupboard accessed from the communal hallway housing the consumer unit, electric meter and coat hooks.

Entrance:

Wooden door with glazed panel above into hallway. Decorative dado rail. Central ceiling light. Telephone point. Radiator. Door to Airing Cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and control panel for central heating & hot water. Slatted shelving. Coat hooks. Doors from Entrance Hall lead to Bedroom 1 and Living/Dining Room.

Living/Dining Room:

16' 11'' x 12' 2'' (5.169m x 3.722m)

Window to front with uninterrupted sea views. Decorative beam, coving and dado rail. Feature gas fireplace with wooden surround & mantle and tiled hearth & back boiler. Radiator. TV point.

Bedroom 1:

12' 9'' x 10' 7'' (3.892m x 3.241m)

Door with glazed panel above. Window to rear. Fitted wardrobes. Decorative coving and dado rail. Radiator.

Inner Hallway:

6' 6'' x 6' 2'' (1.998m x 1.896m)

Steps with balustrading down to inner hallway. Wall-mounted thermostat. Radiator. Good sized Storage Cupboard with light and shelving. Archway to:

Kitchen:

7' 10'' x 7' 7'' (2.404m x 2.323m)

Window to side with views across to Axe Cliff. Matching base and wall units. Roll edged worktops and tiled splashbacks. Inset 1.5 bowl, stainless steel single drainer sink with with mixer tap. Electric oven with electric hob above and extractor over. Under unit fridge. Slimline dishwasher. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Wood effect laminate flooring.

Bathroom:

7' 8'' x 5' 6'' (2.338m x 1.703m)

Window to side with views across to Axe Cliff. Fully tiled with matching white suite including twin-grip panel bath with Mira Sport Shower over with shower curtain on rail. Close-coupled WC. Pedestal wash-hand basin. Vinyl flooring. Radiator with towel rail above.

Bedroom 2:

10' 8'' x 6' 9'' (3.257m x 2.068m)

Window to side with lovely views across to Axe Cliff. Radiator. Fitted wardrobe. Decorative coving and dado rail.

Outside:

Communal grounds include a large lawned area to the front surrounded by well-stocked flower borders. The footpath that leads up from Castle Hill has been recently resurfaced with a decked seating area added to take in the fantastic views across to Beer Cliffs. There is a communal drying area to the rear of the property which includes:

Large Storage Shed:

Flat 3 has use of a sizeable private storage area within a wooden shed with a lockable door.

Tenure:

We are advised that the property is Leasehold with a 999 year lease which commenced 1981. Flat 2 owns 1/6th of the Freehold. £110.00 per month for maintenance/buildings insurance and garden maintenance.

Services:

All mains services connected. Gas central heating. Water meter.

Council Tax Band:

We are advised the property is in Band C.


Castle Hill
Seaton EX12 2QW
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DSS2357

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Castle Hill
Seaton EX12 2QW
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DSS2357
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