2 Bedroom Cottage in Symes Lane, Market Square

A unique character property enjoying A quiet location in the heart of axminster town centreLace Cottage reputedly dates back to the 1700's and was originally part of a bakery - in the garden room is the 18th Century bakers oven.

When the current owner purchased the property in 2001 she undertook a comprehensive refurbishment project which provides modern amenities and retains the inherent character features.

The accommodation can be described as very quirky yet most attractive and enjoys plenty of natural light with views to the rear across the Axe Valley and at the front over the rooftops to the Parish Church.

The setting of Lace Cottage is quiet and well away from the hustle and bustle of the main high street and busy traffic yet it is within the town centre of this historic town.

Symes Lane is approached from the picturesque Market Square via an archway and leads down to Castle Street.

Axminster is a bustling small market town offering a good selection of shops, primary and secondary schools and leisure facilities.

There is also a main line railway station (Exeter to Waterloo line).

The Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis and Seaton are both about 6 miles away.

The Accommodation Comprises:Off Symes Path is a doorway to a paved courtyard which serves Lace Cottage and 2 adjacent properties.

There are steps up to the front door which leads into Lace CottageEntrance HallRadiator, tiled floor.

Stairs upLarge BathroomWith exposed stonework to 1 wall, panelled bath in tiled surround with shower, hand basin with drawers beneath, WC, walls tiled to half height, tiled floor, strip light/shaver point, radiator, built-in cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler.

First FloorLandingWith radiator.

Living Room14'10 x 14'2 (4.

52m x 4.

32m)With 2 windows and a roof light enjoying views to the Axe Valley, part pine panelling, french woodburning stove, radiator, pine floor and staircase to second floor.

Kitchen8' x 6'4 (2.

44m x 1.

93m) widening to 8'9 (2.

67m)Fitted with a range of units with integral electric hob and oven with hood over, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, tiled walls and floor, stainless steel sink unit.

Bedroom 113' x 10' (3.

96m x 3.

05m)With dual aspect windows.

Views to Axe Valley and to the Church.

Bespoke built-in pine dresser and matching range of 2 double wardrobes, radiator, pine floor.

Second FloorBedroom 212' x 8'6 (3.

66m x 2.

59m) (average)With sloping ceilings, 2 large rooflights with excellent views.

OutsideOff the courtyard (over which Lace Cottage has a right of way) is a stable door to theGarden Room9'2 x 5'9 (2.

79m x 1.

75m)(Also called the 'Oven Room')Which features the original bakery oven (by Symonds of Axminster) set in exposed brickwork, electric radiator.

Also from the courtyard are stone steps down to theCellarDoors toUtility/Workshop10' x 5'9 (3.

05m x 1.

75m)With stone flag floor, plumbing for washer.

Store(Restricted height to both)Please Note:There is no garden.

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