A charming Grade II Listed attached home on the ever popular Ware Lane with panoramic sea views and a 1 bedroom apartment. 5 double bedrooms, reception room, kitchen/dining room. Mature gardens, studio and tool shed, garage and off road parking. EPC Band E.
SITUATION AND AMENITIES
Alfred Place is situated on the favoured western side of the picturesque coastal town of Lyme Regis, on Ware Lane considered to be the Premier location in Lyme Regis, is only minutes away from the harbour with its famous and ancient Cobb, sandy beaches and the town centre with its growing artistic community. There is a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities including: Sailing, diving, fishing, golf, and bowls all nearby. Lyme Regis also has a theatre and a cinema and is well served by several medical and dental practises, a well-known secondary school and is within easy reach of the renowned Colyton Grammar School. To the north is the market town of Axminster (6 miles) with a wider range of facilities along with a railway station on the London Waterloo line. There are international airports at Exeter (25 miles) and Bristol (60 miles). The renowned South West Coastal Path runs nearby offering immediate access to superb walks to both Lyme and its centre and through the wooded Undercliff with its bluebell woods. DECRIPTION
Alfred Place is a charming attached, Grade II Listed Regency home that dates back to 1828 and has been subject renovations and improvement over the years. The property is presented in good order offering flexible accommodation with an abundance of period features including high ceilings and sash windows. The house occupies a south facing position and all principal rooms enjoy sea views. The accommodation is laid out over 4 floors. There is a lower ground floor apartment with a sitting room (with a multi-fuel burner), entrance hall, double bedroom, kitchenette and a shower room. The apartment has its own external front door but also an internal staircase leading to the main house and a separate door leading to the garden at the rear of the property. This apartment could be blocked off or be used as additional accommodation to the main house.
On the raised ground floor level there is a porch which leads into a spacious entrance hall (with stripped wooden floorboards), a reception room with sea views and a fireplace and a spacious kitchen with views of the garden. To the rear of this floor there is a handy cloakroom and utility room which lead to the rear door with access to the garden. On the first floor are 3 double bedrooms, one currently being used as an upstairs sitting room (often the original layout of such Regency homes) and a family bathroom which has been recently renovated. On the top floor there are 2 further double bedrooms which truly capitalise on the stunning sea views and which have good head height. Of particular note to the rear of Alfred Place there is a detached studio room with an adjoining tool shed, perfect for al fresco entertaining or office space.OUTSIDE
Alfred Place benefits from a parking space and single garage on the opposite side of the lane. The house itself is approached via steps to the front. Immediately to the front of the house on the upper ground floor level there is a small paved terrace area with space for table and chairs, with beautiful sea views. The steps from here lead to the porch. The principal garden lies to the rear of the house and has been beautifully landscaped to create a private, tranquil oasis with terraced level lawns and borders planted with an abundance of shrubs, trees and flowers. To the rear end of the garden lies a detached studio and adjoining tool area, which has been renovated and insulated, with 2 roof windows and glass French Doors leading to the garden.DIRECTIONS
From our Bridport office proceed to the A35 heading west towards Lyme Regis, passing through the villages of Chideock and Morcombelake. Take your second exit at the roundabout, signposted Lyme Regis and follow the road through the town on the A3052. Pass through the town centre and up the hill passing the Alexandra Hotel. Continue to the top of the hill and Ware Lane is on the left hand side and Alfred Place can be found soon after on the right hand side, denoted by its sign.SERVICES
All mains services are connected.LOCAL AUTHORITY
West Dorset District Council, Stratton House, 58-60 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ
Tel: 01305 251010VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000.