‘The Hermitage’ was originally a farmhouse and was probably refurbished as a villa in the early nineteenth century and retains much of its original character and charm. The front elevation in particular has striking features which include large Gothic style sash windows and decorative facias.
The accommodation is spacious, the majority taking full advantage of the southerly aspect. Modernisation and Improvements are now required, however gas fired central heating is installed.
On entering the property an entrance porch opens into a good size reception hall which has a turning staircase rising to the upper floor along with a useful cloaks area and adjoining WC.
The sitting room and dining room are both very well proportioned, the sitting room having access to the garden and having a feature Minster fireplace with gas fired woodburning stove. The dining room features a large bay window and also has an attractive feature fireplace. A large kitchen/breakfast room offers a good range of storage along with worksurfaces incorporating a small central island. Recessed is a Range style cooker featuring a gas oven and five ring hob, along with cooker hood over. There is an integrated fridge and freezer along with space for further appliances. A stable door from the kitchen leads into a rear lobby with further storage cupboard and this in turn leads into the garden.
To the first floor the landing offers a range of storage cupboards along with access to the roof space via a sliding ladder. The master bedroom has a wide bay window and has fitted wardrobes along with an en suite shower room which is fitted with a walk-in shower, WC, wash basin and has part tiled walls. There are three further bedrooms, two enjoying a lovely outlook over the garden and there is a family bathroom which is a good size and comprises a panel bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and wash basin along with vanity cupboards.
The gardens are a good size and are enclosed, being predominantly to the south elevation. Gates from Vicarage Road open onto a gravel driveway which provides parking and turning and gives access to a detached double garage (6m x 5.25m).
The mature gardens take full advantage of the south and westerly aspect and have areas of lawn with adjoining shrub borders and numerous inset trees. A garden room/summerhouse enjoys a southerly aspect with glazed doors and there is an outhouse comprising three stores, one having a range of fitted cupboards along with power.
Within level walking distance is the town centre which has numerous independent shops and High Street chains along with the beautiful Regency esplanade and seafront. There are regular bus services nearby and within a short stroll is The Byes, a delightful riverside walk.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band is G.
EPC: N/A Grade II Listed
Vacant possession on completion
From the Radway cinema, proceed away from the town passing Connaught and Victoria Road on the left and the property will be seen a little way along on the left. For viewing purposes, we would please request that applicants arrive on foot.
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