Beautiful Regency Home - Grade II* Listed Detached home with 5 beds set on large level plot at Higher Brixham. With stunning original features inc Strawberry Gothic Windows. With a host of ancillary rooms & outside buildings inc an old stable block with courtyard (scope to develop once pp gained etc.). South facing walled garden, outdoor pool & great parking area to front. One of Brixham's most pretty dwellings. Chain Free.
A very desirable Regency House (Grade II*) - certainly one of the most interesting and attractive period homes in the area - set in partly secluded grounds which include a swimming pool and former stable block which previously has had planning permission to convert to residential use.
A country style house yet extremely convenient for most amenities with Brixham harbour and town centre being less than a mile away and the very useful local shops at St. Mary's Square (including a Spar with sub post office) less than quarter of a mile. Local schools are to hand, including Churston Grammar School which is a couple of miles away. Within the walls of Aylmer a family can enjoy the feel of a larger country home yet for practical necessities, be near to schools, doctors etc, it is superbly positioned for amenities.
There are many beautiful walks to hand including breathtaking coastal walks and the River Dart (Kingswear and Dartmouth) is easily accessible - less than 3 miles away. Access in and out of Brixham is quick and direct avoiding central traffic.
Aylmer is a Regency House with some Gothic influence. An extremely well proportioned and very 'livable' home for a contemporary family. Features include a beautiful hallway and staircase, curved interior walls, pretty strawberry Gothic windows and French doors and many original features including doors, slab floors, deep skirtings, window shutters and wood floors etc. A smart contemporary kitchen was fitted in recent years and two new bathrooms in 2017.
The house has gas central heating and receives a good deal of natural sunlight. There is ancillary accommodation that would create a flatlet and useful outbuildings ideal for hobbies & workshops etc. The gardens are relatively easy to maintain and there is ample extra parking to the front of the property and by the stable block. The swimming pool and landscaping was re-done in 2017 and is very appealing - a super, hot spot to enjoy long summer days.
Glazed panel entrance doors with fan light over and shutters to...
A beautifully proportioned area with semi-circular staircase rising to first-floor with feature window with shutters (overlooking rear garden). Vaulted ceiling with fluted decoration. Wall light. Wood effect flooring and then limestone slab floor off to the utility room and kitchen (see later).
LOUNGE / DRAWING ROOM 18'0 x 13'0 (5.49m x 3.96m)
French windows at either end giving access out to the front and the terrace at the rear (both with fan lights over and shutters to side). Attractive marble fireplace with marble hearth and a Stovax multi-fuel burner. Decorative ceiling moulding. Wood effect flooring.
DINING ROOM 16'3 x 12'8 (4.95m x 3.86m)
French windows to front veranda (again with fan light over & shutters). Picture rails and decorative ceiling moulding with curved corners. Wood effect flooring.
CLOAKROOM / UTILITY 12'2 x 4'00 (3.71m x 1.22m)
Large window and smart tiling to floor. W.C and hand basin set in a vanity unit. Worktop area and plumbing for washing machine. Ideal Mexico gas boiler. Wall cupboard.
KITCHEN 20'6 x 12.3 (6.25m x 0.30m)
A great blend of original features and contemporary styling. With quality tiled ceramic tiled floor, smart high gloss white fitted kitchen with Corian worktops. Integrated dishwasher, fridge, dishwasher and Corian sink unit. Brushed steel whirlpool gas hob, double oven and grill (fan assisted) plus an attractive cream gas fired Aga. Contemporary cylindrical steel extractor hood and whirlpool microwave. Downlighters over worktops and contemporary main lights. Window seat and a lovely set of arched cupboards (Original) to one wall. Door to...
REAR LOBBY AREA
Doors to yard and garden
LANDING AREA 12'8 x 10.00 (3.86m x 0.25m)
A classic style with beautiful curved bannister, arched overhead with a vaulted ceiling and original architraves to doors off.
BEDROOM 1 13'0 x 12'1 (3.96m x 3.68m)
(Approached via dressing area with fitted wardrobes and window) Overlooking garden area and pool area. Door to...
EN SUITE 11'4 x 5'9 (3.45m x 1.75m)
Generous size with smart tiling to walls and floor. Large walk-in shower area (screened off) with drench shower and hand held spray shower. Twin wash basins and W.C. Large back lit mirror (heated). Heated chrome towel rail. 3 Downlighters, Underfloor heating.
BEDROOM 2 14'0 x 11'7 (4.27m x 3.53m)
Views of St. Marys Church. Wardrobe.
BEDROOM 3 14'7 x 12.00 (4.45m x 0.30m)
Looking over Brixham.
BEDROOM 4 12'8 x 10'11 (3.86m x 3.33m)
Looking up to Southdown Hill and side courtyard.
BEDROOM 5 10'0 x 8'0 (3.05m x 2.44m)
Views of St. Marys Church. This room makes a lovely study or office. With curved corners to the walls. TV and Telephone points.
FAMILY BATHROOM 8'8 x 6'11 (2.64m x 2.11m)
With white bath and pedestal washbasin. Corner shower with glazed doors and fitted power shower. Tiled wall area by suite. Large window with shutters.
SEPARATE W.C 8'9 x 3'2 (2.67m x 0.97m)
With W.C and washbasin. Good sized window with shutters.
HALLWAY OFF LANDING
Which leads to Bedroom 4, family bathroom and WC. An attractive area with window, linen cupboard, airing cupboard and shelving.
ANNEXE / FLATLET BEDROOM 13'2 x 12'00 (4.01m x 3.66m)
Good sized double bedroom with steps down to living room and door to...
EN SUITE 11'1 x 4'7 (3.38m x 1.40m)
Quality tiled floor and walls. Large walk-in shower (drench shower and hand held spray shower) White washbasin & W.C. Chrome heated ladder towel rail. Underfloor heating.
LOUNGE AREA 13'1 x 8'8 (3.99m x 2.64m)
Light and bright. Two velux windows, main window and 1/2 glazed door out to the courtyard. 6 downlighters. Scope to fit a small kitchenette.
STABLE BLOCK COURTYARD
With an old carriage store/workshop and separate stable. Permission was granted many years ago (now lapsed but application for planning is being re-prepared) to convert the carriage store/workshop into a two-bed dwelling (plans available for inspection). Currently, this is an ideal area for extra parking, storage and workshops.
THE CHAPEL 16'7 x 10'2 (5.05m x 3.10m)
Located to the side of the main house by the side of the pool area. A charming old stone building with twin glazed entrance doors and an old cobbled floor. Flexible use to suit you.
THE POOL ROOM 15'9 x 7'1 (4.80m x 2.16m)
With pool equipment etc and good storage for pool chemicals etc. Filtration plant and pool heater which was upgraded in 2017.
There are a number of ancillary stores including fuel store and an outside W.C and outside shower.
Impressive tarmac driveway to front of property with parking for a good number of cars with lawn. There is a further parking area at the end of the driveway and perhaps scope here to erect a garage if desired (subject to planning etc)
To the rear is the main lawn area, enclosed by attractive stone walls, with small terrace near house. A most sunny area and ideal for children playing. To the side of this lawn is a pathway flanked by laurels and a stone archway through to further small terrace by house.
A gate leads through to the superb pool area with swimming pool (33'0 x 16'2). A sheltered sunny private area which has had a major upgrade in 2017. Ideal for parties or family gatherings. Off this area is an attractive walled courtyard where the chapel and pool room is sited.
Generally level, and very easy to maintain gardens despite being of a good size. The garden receives great sunlight and is simply wonderful for a family.
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