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£725,000 Guide Price

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About the property

6 Bedrooms
5 Bathrooms (3 En Suite)
Sitting/Family Room
Kitchen/Living/Dining Room
Reception Hall (Currently used as a shop/gallery)
Gas Fired Central Heating
West Facing Courtyard Rear Garden
2 Allocated Parking Spaces

The property has a very interesting history and is understood to date back to circa 1570 and is Listed Grade II of architectural or historic importance. There is a blue plaque stating that this part of the street was known as the Butter Market. The property was formerly part of a hotel known as The Tudor House Hotel and is the main and most important portion.

The property is currently occupied on a mixed residential/commercial basis comprising a shop/gallery (trading as The Mermaid Shop and Gallery), family use and 2 letting bedrooms for bed and breakfast/AirBnB.

The property offers tremendous potential for a whole range of uses either as a private home or for home and income/commercial uses, ie bed & breakfast or as a restaurant/café (subject to any necessary planning consent).

There is a host of character features including flagstone floors, shipwrecked beams (allegedly some of the beams may be over 1,000 years old), vaulted ceilings, exposed 'A' frames, exposed floor boards, exposed blue lias stone, plank and muntin, period fireplaces including a superb Inglenook, picture rails, panelled doors, deep skirting boards, window seats and shutters, high ceilings, medieval well and even two former priest holes.

The extensive accommodation is arranged over four floors and from the upper floors enjoys views over the town rooftops with glimpses of the sea and The Cobb.

On the ground floor is a lobby, reception hall/shop/gallery, former telephone booth and large sitting/family room with a fine Inglenook fireplace and wood burner and secondary back stairs. On the lower ground floor is a very large open plan kitchen/living/dining room with fitted kitchen including an electric oven and gas hob featuring substantial beams, flagstones floors and a stone laid medieval well with fossils. French doors lead onto the rear courtyard.

The upper floors again boast numerous historic features. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, two of which have en suite shower rooms and there is also a separate wash room. On the second floor there are three further bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom and also a family bathroom featuring a roll-top bath on claw feet, a separate shower room and a walk in linen/boiler room.

THE ACCOMMODATION (with approximate dimensions)
Entrance Lobby 5'10" x 5'2" (1.78m x 1.58m)
Reception Room/Shop 20'7" x 7" (6.29m x 2.13m)
Reception Room/Shop Counter Area 11'6" x 5'6" (3.52m x 1.75m)
Drawing Room 17'6" x 16'10" (5.34m x 5.15m)
Studio Area/Reception 15'3" x 14'3" (4.63m x 4.33m)
Rear Landing

Basement Cellar 30'2" x 23'4" (9.20m x 7.12m)
Kitchen Area 12'1" x 9'3" (3.6m x 2.18m)
Cellar Store Room & Wine Cellar 26'3" x 5'9" (8.12m x 1.81m)

Store Room 12'4" x 5'6" (3.76m x1.67m)
Bedroom 1 16'10" x 13'11" max (4.99m x 4.25m max)
En Suite Shower Room
Bedroom 2 15'7" x 13'3" (4.75m x 4.02m)
En Shower Room
Internal Hallway/Storage
Bedroom 3 14'7" x 14'4" (4.45m x 4.37m)

Bedroom 4 16'8" x 15'10" (5.05m x 4.83m)
En Suite Bathroom
Bedroom 5 16'3" x 14'10" (4.92m x 4.54m)
Bedroom 6 14'5" x 5'7" (4.33m x 1.66m)
Family Bathroom
Shower Room
Boiler Storage Room

The property has the benefit of two allocated parking spaces just to the rear of the property (vehicular access off Monmouth Street).

At the rear is a small and sheltered stone paved courtyard enjoying a west facing aspect (It has a pedestrian right of way over the neighbouring courtyard to the parking area).

The property occupies a high profile position ideally located in the old heart of this historic town and just set back from the sea front and promenade.

Lyme Regis is a picturesque and historic coastal town famous for The Cobb and harbour. The town retains numerous historic buildings and offers good shopping, business and leisure facilities. It is situated on the stunning World Heritage Coastline known as the Jurassic Coast and the immediate locality is designated as being on of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Lyme Regis is a thriving community with cinema, theatre, arts, jazz and fossil festivals plus sailing and boating activities.

At nearby Axminster there is a main line rail service to London and the historic market town of Bridport is within only about 20 minutes' drive to the east.

The larger centres of Exeter and Taunton are both within only about 45 minutes driving distance.

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • House
  • Freehold
  • Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7


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    "A substantial and very historic period house with excellent home and income potential just back from the sea front and promenade in this highly sought-after historic coastal town."



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