Property of the Week: Sea Tree House, Lyme Regis

Sea views from house in central Lyme Regis

There are spectacular sea views from this centrally located Lyme Regis residence - Credit: Stags Estate Agents

Sea Tree House, Lyme Regis
Guide price £1,500,000 
Agent: Stags
Agent's Tel: 01308 428000

Centrally located house in Lyme Regis

The house is located in the heart of Lyme Regis - Credit: Stags Estate Agents

This impressive, substantial Georgian house, currently arranged as three apartments, is located right in the heart of the historic, coastal town of Lyme Regis. It occupies a prime elevated position and boasts the most stunning sea views and overlooks the iconic Cobb. 

Light and airy apartment in Lyme Regis

The apartments have been sympathetically restored - Credit: Stags Estate Agents

The residence is Listed Grade II of architectural or historical importance and has a very interesting history. It was once a gentleman's residence in the mid 1800s, and prior to that, a boarding house where Jane Austin is believed to have stayed in 1804.  Some say the views of the Cobb from the house may have inspired her to write the book Persuasion.

Traditional apartment in Lyme Regis

The apartments boast a whole host of period features - Credit: Stags Estate Agents

Since 1998, the house has been subject to extensive sympathetic refurbishment and is currently arranged as three apartments. The lower apartments are used for holiday lettings and the upper apartment is a private home.

The attractive garden has lovely views

Soak up the splendid views from the attractive garden - Credit: Stags Estate Agents

All floors of the property are filled with a host of charming character features typical of its period. Expect to find high ceilings, panelled doors, deep skirting boards, sash windows, ornate cornices and large bay windows with the most stunning sea views to the Cobb beyond. The two lower floor dwellings are very classic in style, while the upper apartment offers a harmonious combination of classic and contemporary with the highlight being a superb balcony/roof terrace that takes full advantage of the coastal aspect.

Outside, there is an attractive rear garden, currently divided into three areas for each apartment, that enjoys fantastic sea views along the Jurassic Coast.