Cedar Shade is one of the early large villas in Sidmouth and well known locally as the home of the poet Elizabeth Barrett-Browning during the 1830's. It is now Grade II Listed.
Accessed via the original entrance hall, apartment 9 offers one bedroom accommodation arranged over two floors.
An entrance lobby opens into a kitchen which is well fitted with a range of storage units, work surfaces and there are integrated appliances comprising built-in electric oven, gas hob, cooker hood, fridge/freezer and dish washer. There is also an adjoining store which has space and plumbing for a washing machine and also houses the wall mounted gas fired boiler.
The beautiful lounge/dining room faces south with two sets of secondary glazed French doors leading onto the covered verandah and has an attractive fire surround and space for an electric fire.
To the first floor there is a large double bedroom having sash windows with a lovely outlook over the town towards the church and the sea. A separate shower room is fitted with a white suite and comprises corner shower cubicle, WC and pedestal was basin.
The apartment retains much character and charm and is neutrally decorated throughout.
Apartment 9 is within the original house and there are beautifully landscaped grounds with the whole development having the use of them. The apartment also benefits from having its own courtyard garden and a beautiful covered verandah which takes full advantage of the southerly aspect and outlook over the grounds. At the rear of the development there is a coach house which contains the garage for this property.
The communal grounds are beautifully maintained and enjoy a lovely southerly aspect. There are large sweeps of lawn and adjoining well stocked shrub borders along with mature inset trees. Electronic entrance gates give the development security and the driveway provides four parking spaces for Cedar Shade residents and their guests.
To the rear there is a garage block where the garage for No. 9 can be found. The garage measures 2.55m x 5.15m and has an electric door, light and power points.
Cedar Shade is situated in one of Sidmouth’s most convenient locations with the town centre being within a few minutes-walk and offering an excellent range of facilities along with the Esplanade and seafront. From All Saints Road there are regular bus services to the surrounding area.
The apartment is leasehold, held on a 999year lease from January 2009.
There are four apartments within the old house which are responsible for the upkeep and maintenance. The 2022/23 charge for apartment 9 was £1,683.18. There is also an additional £850 per annum which covers the upkeep of the communal grounds, driveways and outside lighting.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band is D.
EPC: Grade II Listed
Vacant possession on completion.
At the top of the High Street turn left into All Saints Road and continue, passing the church on the right. The entrance to Cedar Shade will then be found a little way along on the right.
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