Monkton House, 53 High Street, Honiton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Spacious 2 bedroom Grade II Listed second floor apartment. Character apartment on the top floor with views comprising 2 bedrooms, living room, kitchen and hall with mezzanine. Gas central hearting and town centre location.


Situated towards the eastern end of the historic High Street, Honiton offers a range of amenities including supermarkets, an out of town retail park and a diverse and interesting range of independent shops. The A30 is easily accessible and provides links to the M5 and A303. Honiton is on the Exeter to London Waterloo line, and the London Paddington line is available from Taunton. Exeter International airport is 12.5 miles away with daily flights to London.

A number of popular beaches on the Jurassic Coast, such as Sidmouth and Lyme Regis, are within easy driving distance.


Monkton House is an imposing Grade II listed late 18th century house divided into three properties across three storeys. The property is accessed from the High Street via a solid entrance door with period fanlight over opens into the communal hallway with an original staircase serving the first and top floor apartments.


This charming apartment comprises the majority of the first floor and extends to over 1750 square feet. Benefitting from a wealth of architectural features, including high ceilings with fine ornate plasterwork and ceiling roses provides a stately backdrop to the original sash windows, panelled doors and ornate fireplaces.

From the communal entrance a door opens through to the reception hall and subsequently the impressive central hall featuring a full height sash window enjoying views over neighbouring gardens and surrounding countryside framed by an archway delineating the living and sleeping quarters.

The Drawing Room is a perfect illustration of Adams styling with a curved panelled bay window, detailing to the ceiling cornice, dado panelling and fireplace with its particularly impressive mirrored over mantle. A trio of symmetrically placed original panelled doors line one wall providing useful built in storage. The generously proportioned Kitchen/Breakfast Room is beautifully lit via wide sash windows and fitted with wood effect work surfaces atop a range of cream cupboard and drawer units, along with ample space for a dining table.

There are three bedrooms. Adjoining the spacious principal suite is the dressing room with built in wardrobes and space for washing machine, which leads into the recently refitted en suite bathroom with roll top bath. The second bedroom has twin sash windows to the front elevation incorporating original shutters and the third bedroom is a single room next to the master bedroom with a sash window. The bathroom has recently been refitted with ornate character features, including a walk in shower.

TOP FLOOR APARTMENT - Guide Price £125,000

From the obscure glazed panelled entrance door, the Hall opens out towards the far end with steps up to a mezzanine on one side, lit by a French window enjoying far reaching country views to the rear, and doors leading off to the Kitchen, Bathroom, Living Room and two bedrooms.

The two generously proportioned rooms at the front of the building both feature secondary glazed sash windows overlooking the historic High Street and both with original picture rails and period fireplaces. Either could be utilised as a Living Room or Bedroom as required. Between the two is a further Bedroom with secondary glazed sash window to the front.

At the end of the Hall is the Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Fitted with roll edge worksurfaces, belfast sink with tiled splashbacks, modern and period fitted cupboards and also housing the gas fired combination boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating systems. The Bathroom is fitted with a white suite with period brick style ceramic tiling and a sloping industrial style roof window.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating.


The properties are held on a 125 year lease dating from 21st June 2016. The service charge is £86 pcm with a separate service charge for the First Floor Apartment of £182.75 Pcm.


For knowledgeable advice on Buy-to-Let investments please contact our Lettings department on 01404 42553.


Please note the photographs are from 2016 before the property was tenanted.


From Stags Offices in the centre of Honiton proceed up the high street in an Easterly direction for approximately 150 yards with the entrance to the apartment being seen adjacent to The Boston Tea Party Coffee Shop on the left hand side.

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