Mill Lane, Uplyme, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A handsome, highly individual and substantial Victorian House set in a delightful, peaceful setting.

SITUATION AND AMENITIES

Waterside House occupies a delightful and peaceful setting within the village of Uplyme and very nearby is a lovely riverside walk down into Lyme Regis. The village itself offers excellent amenities, including a garage with shop and post office, church, village hall, public house and playing fields.

 

The property is less than a mile from the centre of the quaint and ever popular Lyme Regis with its iconic Cob wall and renowned fishing heritage. Lyme is part of the stunning Jurassic Coast, which has been the inspiration for many films, dramatisations, novels and playwrights over the years. The town has a thriving heart offering convenience and bespoke shopping of a surprising variety for a town of its size, as well as a number of renowned popular restaurants and hotels. The town's day to day amenities include banks, a health centre, churches, well regarded primary and secondary schools, which are both rated as outstanding by Ofsted and are within walking distance, a library, museum a charming independent theatre and a local cinema. There are a variety of excellent beaches to cater for all tastes throughout the region whilst on your doorstep Lyme's beach and cob are a stroll away for a spot of bathing, fishing or rock pooling. The area is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has excellent walking and riding out opportunities, which are easily accessible from the property. Pitt White is a convenient 6 miles away from the mainline station at Axminster with services to London Waterloo, making the area an ideal weekend or holiday retreat with excellent road and rail access further westwards into Devon and Cornwall.

DESCRIPTION

Waterside House is an imposing character home set in an idyllic yet convenient position within walking distance of Lyme Regis, the Harbour and beach. It is a substantial proportion of a larger house known as Waterside. The property offers extensive and versatile accommodation over three floors, principally facing south and west and most rooms have a double aspect. Under the current ownership since 2010 it has been subject to refurbishment to a very high standard. There are numerous character features including high ceilings, ornate cornices, a roof lantern, stained glass windows, large stone and beamed fireplace, wood block flooring, spiral staircase, exposed floorboards on the back stairs. A particular feature is the fantastic former billiard room which has been converted to provide a superb open planned family / dining / kitchen with mezzanine. Other excellent features include gas central heating with cast iron bellow radiators, mainly UPVC sealed windows, a well appointed kitchen with gas Aga and adjoining electric oven/gas hob and modern bathrooms featuring roll top baths.

 

The house enjoys extensive and sunny, private gardens together with excellent parking with an added feature of a detached summerhouse / chalet / annexe - ideal for a whole range of uses e.g guest suite, home office, studio, play room, teenagers den, guest suite or air bnb etc.- comprising living room kitchen/diner with cloakroom and first floor mezzanine.

OUTSIDE

Waterside House is well screened from the lane, approached through wide double wooden gates onto a long driveway, providing excellent parking. The garden provides three sides principally facing south comprising large expanses of lawn, terraces, circular paved terrace with fire pit and pathways, summerhouse / chalet has adjoined decking and there is also a lower sheltered terrace by the house.

SERVICES

All mains services are connected including gas Aga. EPC Band D

LOCAL AUTHORITY

West Dorset District Council

www.dorstforyou.gov.uk

DIRECTIONS

From the centre of Lyme Regis proceed towars Uplyme on the B3165. Travel along this road passing The Black Dog Bed and Breakfast and turn right into Tappers Knapp. Proceed down the hill over the bridge and turn immediately right into Mill Lane. Waterside House is first on the left (it is set back and located behind Waterside). Post Code: DT7 3TZ

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000

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

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