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Accommodation Summary

Superb Location
Charming Period House
Huge Potential to Extend STP
3 Bedrooms
Kitchen/dining Room
South Facing Garden
Possible Off-Road Parking
Excellent Communications
Requiring Refurbishment
Chain Free


From the Topsham office, turn left and continue along Fore Street, crossing over the roundabout into High Street. After approximately 200 yards, opposite the cricket ground, turn left into Retreat Road. The property will be found approx. 150m on the left hand side.


Topsham remains an estuary town of nationwide renown, reflected in its characterful period cottages and houses, perfectly blended with a range of more modern homes. Recently named by The Sunday Times as the best place to live in the South West of England. Its excellent amenities range from a splendid individual-styled parade of shops to, churches, restaurants, several pubs, a school and a bowling and sailing club. The town was listed at the time of Domesday as 'Topeshant' and flourished as an estuary port for nigh on five centuries. Topsham also became world-renowned for ship-building reaching its zenith between 1800 and 1870. The town benefits from excellent communication links including a station, frequent bus service and has a quick connection to the M5/A30/A38.


An increasingly unusual opportunity to acquire a 1930s terraced house in a highly desirable location close to the centre of Topsham now requiring refurbishment and offering the potential to extend subject to the necessary consents. The accommodation briefly comprises of entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Set back from the road and with a enclosed south facing rear garden with the possibility to create off road parking for two cars. The property is offered chain free.

. Part obscure glazed front door opens to..

RECEPTION HALL15'6" x 5'5" (4.72m x 1.65m). Useful under stairs cupboard. Door to...

SITTING ROOM13'6" (4.12m) into bay x 11'6" (3.5m). Large bay window. Former fireplace with mantel and surround.

KITCHEN / DINING ROOM17'5" x 12'1" (5.3m x 3.68m). Patio doors to rear garden. Further window to rear. Range of kitchen units, stainless steel sink with drainer, space for cooker. Opens to..

REAR LOBBY Part obscure glazed door to rear garden. Door to...

STORE / UTILITY6'4" x 4'3" (1.93m x 1.3m). Window to side, Vaillant gas boiler, plumbing for washing machine.

.. From the reception hall stairs rise to first floor landing with hatch to left and doors to..

BEDROOM 114' (4.26m) x 8'3" (2.51m) to front of wardrobes. Bay window to front. Pair of fitted double wardrobes and cupboards above.

BEDROOM 212' x 11' (3.66m x 3.35m). Window to rear. Large fitted wardrobe with cupboards above.

BEDROOM 38'4" x 6'8" (2.54m x 2.03m). Window to front. Useful fitted cupboard and shelving.

BATHROOM6'1" x 5'11" (1.85m x 1.8m). Obscure window to rear. Fully tiled. Bath with electric shower over, low level WC, hand basin with vanity unit and cupboards below. Heated stainless steel ladder towel rail.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a small enclosed garden bounded by low walls and paved with a pathway to front door.

To the rear of the property is a fully enclosed south facing garden. A paved patio provides an excellent entertaining space. There is a level lawn surrounded by raised flower beds with a path leading to a flower bed with mature shrubs, storage area and timber garden shed. A gate leads to the service lane.

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