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Guide Price £1,350,000

Detached | 4

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Accommodation Summary

Primary bedroom with en-suite bathroom
Three further bedrooms
Guest bathroom
Indoor heated pool
Large double garage
Beautiful gardens & grounds extending to just over one acre
EER ‘D’

Directions

Leave Exeter crossing the Exe Bridges following the signs to Alphington and the A30. Proceed along Alphington Road (A377) until reaching the Sainsburys Superstore, turn left after the first set of traffic lights into Church Road (B3123) and continue until reaching the roundabout. Take the third exit (straight ahead) staying on Church Road, passing the church on your left and onto Chudleigh Road. After a short distance take the last exit at the mini roundabout and proceed up Shillingford Road where the property can be found on the brow of the hill on the right.

Situation

Alphington has good access to the A38 and M5 motorway. Alphington offers a good primary school, church, village shop, pharmacy, and Ide Lane Surgery also nearby. Exeter city centre is within 3 miles with a wide range of amenities, an excellent choice of private and state schools together with a red brick University and expanding College. The city affords excellent sports and leisure facilities being situated on the river and offering a selection of cinemas, a museum, cathedral, football, rugby, and leisure centres. There are two mainline railway stations in the city providing regular services to London (Paddington and Waterloo) and an airport. From Exeter, there is also easy access to the beautiful Devon countryside, including the Dartmoor National Park.

Description

Built in 1950's in a 1930's style this attractive detached residence offers spacious living accommodation with 3 reception rooms and a kitchen/breakfast room with integral appliances opening into a terrific conservatory which has been designed to take full advantage of the views over the beautiful gardens and grounds which include two fountains. The majority of the rooms are dual aspect with lovely open views. One of the principal features of this property is the magnificent pool complex with its fully tiled 30' pool with very wide terraces and a games area. Off the pool room is a changing room with shower and WC. The entire pool complex is heated, and humidity controlled for year-round use. The gardens are worthy of special note being level and mature with a good degree of privacy and glorious open aspects and extending to approximately an acre. The gardens are easily managed and there is an abundance of external lighting and fountain features. A driveway leads to the house with ample parking and there is separate access to the double garage and a level fully enclosed paddock.

ENTRANCE LOBBY Oak front door with double glazed leaded side panel to

RECEPTION PORCH Quarry tiled floor. Multi paned Oak doors to

RECEPTION HALLWAY Oak staircase rising to first floor, door to walk-in under stairs cupboard. Window to front. Wall light points. radiator. Door to INNER HALL with further access to Utility and

CLOAKROOM Close coupled low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Door to the utility.

DINING ROOM19'10" x 15'10" (6.05m x 4.83m). Double glazed leaded patio doors to the garden with side panel. Two double glazed windows to the side aspect. Two radiators. Wall and ceiling lights. Door to the boiler room housing oil fired central heating boiler.

SITTING ROOM19'10" x 15'10" (6.05m x 4.83m). Window to the front with open views. Period tiled fireplace with flame effect gas fire. Television point. Radiator. Large double glazed leaded bay window to the pool room. Hatch to kitchen/breakfast room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM18'11" x 13'11" (5.77m x 4.24m). Extensive range of Oak wall and base units, integrated fridge and dishwasher. Inset ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer. Fitted AGA in exposed brick chimney breast. Island unit with microwave and granite worktops. Ceramic flooring. Leaded window looking into the pool room. Three radiators. Television & telephone points. Coved ceiling with inset lighting. Arch to conservatory and stable door to…

UTILTY ROOM11'3" x 8'3" (3.43m x 2.51m). Ceramic tiled floor. Window overlooking garden door with glazed panel to garden. Access to the loft. Space for washing machine/tumble dryer. Freezer space.

GARDEN ROOM12' x 10' (3.66m x 3.05m). An octagonal room with lovely views across the gardens, brick walls to the sill height and then fully glazed. Two radiators. Wall lights. Patio doors to the garden.

POOL ROOM51'1" 29'2" (15.57m 8.9m). A superb room with three sets of double glazed doors opening onto gardens. Fully tiled heated swimming pool measuring 30.0 x 15.0. Windows and doors to three sides Pine ceiling. Wall lights. Raised bed gardens. Built-in bench/sitting area. Heating/humidity controls. Surround sound. Pool lights. Door to ....

SHOWER ROOM/WC10' x 7' (3.05m x 2.13m). A modern fully tiled room with a walk in shower and power shower, wash hand basin, low level WC, double glazed window. Ceramic tiled floor.

PUMP/BOILER ROOM Wall mounted boiler and controls for swimming pool and cover

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Wonderful views across open countryside are enjoyed from this particularly spacious area. Access to the loft. Window to front. Radiator.

BEDROOM ONE17' x 16'1" (5.18m x 4.9m). Superb lined Oak fitted bedroom with extensive wardrobes, dressing table and bedside cabinets. Canopy with concealed downlighting. Two double glazed leaded windows with views over paddock and towards Ashcombe Tower. Radiator. Concealed television unit. Door to ....

EN-SUITE BATHROOM15' x 7'9" (4.57m x 2.36m). Step up to semi sunken corner jacuzzi spa bath with shower attachment. Vanity unit in lined Oak with marble top and two inset wash hand basins, mirror and lighting over. Close coupled low level WC. Walls half tiled with tiles from Porcelanosa. Ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating. Electric vent. Ladder style heated towel rail. Inset lighting.

BEDROOM TWO16'2" x 12'10" (4.93m x 3.9m). Dual aspect room with great views. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Coved ceiling.

BEDROOM THREE14'10" x 14'7" (4.52m x 4.45m). Dual aspect room, again with great views. Built-in wardrobes. Television point. Coved ceiling.

BEDROOM FOUR14'3" x 9' (4.34m x 2.74m). Dual aspect room with views over city and towards the Exe Valley. Radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin. Coved ceiling. Telephone point.

BATHROOM12' x 7' (3.66m x 2.13m). Step up to semi sunken cast iron bath with Victorian style shower handset and display shelving behind. Fully mirrored wall behind bath. Pedestal wash hand basin. Close coupled low level WC. Large oval basin. Fully tiled walk-in power shower with large shower head and body jets. Inset lighting. Two windows to side aspect. Half tiled Limestone walls and Limestone tiled floor with underfloor heating. Built-in part glass fronted wardrobe/storage cupboard.

THE GARDENS21'5" x 16'5" (6.53m x 5m). The property stands in its own gardens and grounds which extend to just over one acre and are an absolute delight being laid to large level lawns with many mature trees and colourful shrubs. The private driveway at the front has heavy iron gates hung on substantial stone pillars, the property being screened from the road by trees and shrubs. The drive has off road parking for several vehicles. The level lawn at the front has a fountain as a central feature and an even more impressive fountain and floodlit ornamental pond has been built in the centre of the lawn to the rear beside a small orchard of mature apple trees. The grounds are particularly private being screened by both hedges and fences in addition to further shrubs and trees. The oil storage tank is discreetly tucked away in a corner behind the swimming pool extension where double gates open from the wide sun terrace in front of the property.

OUTSIDE A large DOUBLE GARAGE with a double up and over door. Power and light. Roof storage. Concrete floor. Fully insulated walls. Pedestrian door to formal gardens. Window overlooking the gardens. In front of the garage is a parking area, this in turn leads to a fully enclosed LEVEL PADDOCK with separate vehicular access from Markham Lane.

AGENTS NOTE Services: Main water, Private drainage, Oil heating

SUMMARY

IMPRESSIVE INDIVIDUAL detached house with FABULOUS INDOOR SWIMMING POOL set in c.ONE ACRE of gardens and grounds, on the southern outskirts of Exeter. (contd...)... Read more

Accommodation Summary

Primary bedroom with en-suite bathroom
Three further bedrooms
Guest bathroom
Indoor heated pool
Large double garage
Beautiful gardens & grounds extending to just over one acre
EER ‘D’

Directions

Leave Exeter crossing the Exe Bridges following the signs to Alphington and the A30. Proceed along Alphington Road (A377) until reaching the Sainsburys Superstore, turn left after the first set of traffic lights into Church Road (B3123) and continue until reaching the roundabout. Take the third exit (straight ahead) staying on Church Road, passing the church on your left and onto Chudleigh Road. After a short distance take the last exit at the mini roundabout and proceed up Shillingford Road where the property can be found on the brow of the hill on the right.

Situation

Alphington has good access to the A38 and M5 motorway. Alphington offers a good primary school, church, village shop, pharmacy, and Ide Lane Surgery also nearby. Exeter city centre is within 3 miles with a wide range of amenities, an excellent choice of private and state schools together with a red brick University and expanding College. The city affords excellent sports and leisure facilities being situated on the river and offering a selection of cinemas, a museum, cathedral, football, rugby, and leisure centres. There are two mainline railway stations in the city providing regular services to London (Paddington and Waterloo) and an airport. From Exeter, there is also easy access to the beautiful Devon countryside, including the Dartmoor National Park.

Description

Built in 1950's in a 1930's style this attractive detached residence offers spacious living accommodation with 3 reception rooms and a kitchen/breakfast room with integral appliances opening into a terrific conservatory which has been designed to take full advantage of the views over the beautiful gardens and grounds which include two fountains. The majority of the rooms are dual aspect with lovely open views. One of the principal features of this property is the magnificent pool complex with its fully tiled 30' pool with very wide terraces and a games area. Off the pool room is a changing room with shower and WC. The entire pool complex is heated, and humidity controlled for year-round use. The gardens are worthy of special note being level and mature with a good degree of privacy and glorious open aspects and extending to approximately an acre. The gardens are easily managed and there is an abundance of external lighting and fountain features. A driveway leads to the house with ample parking and there is separate access to the double garage and a level fully enclosed paddock.

ENTRANCE LOBBY Oak front door with double glazed leaded side panel to

RECEPTION PORCH Quarry tiled floor. Multi paned Oak doors to

RECEPTION HALLWAY Oak staircase rising to first floor, door to walk-in under stairs cupboard. Window to front. Wall light points. radiator. Door to INNER HALL with further access to Utility and

CLOAKROOM Close coupled low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Door to the utility.

DINING ROOM19'10" x 15'10" (6.05m x 4.83m). Double glazed leaded patio doors to the garden with side panel. Two double glazed windows to the side aspect. Two radiators. Wall and ceiling lights. Door to the boiler room housing oil fired central heating boiler.

SITTING ROOM19'10" x 15'10" (6.05m x 4.83m). Window to the front with open views. Period tiled fireplace with flame effect gas fire. Television point. Radiator. Large double glazed leaded bay window to the pool room. Hatch to kitchen/breakfast room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM18'11" x 13'11" (5.77m x 4.24m). Extensive range of Oak wall and base units, integrated fridge and dishwasher. Inset ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer. Fitted AGA in exposed brick chimney breast. Island unit with microwave and granite worktops. Ceramic flooring. Leaded window looking into the pool room. Three radiators. Television & telephone points. Coved ceiling with inset lighting. Arch to conservatory and stable door to…

UTILTY ROOM11'3" x 8'3" (3.43m x 2.51m). Ceramic tiled floor. Window overlooking garden door with glazed panel to garden. Access to the loft. Space for washing machine/tumble dryer. Freezer space.

GARDEN ROOM12' x 10' (3.66m x 3.05m). An octagonal room with lovely views across the gardens, brick walls to the sill height and then fully glazed. Two radiators. Wall lights. Patio doors to the garden.

POOL ROOM51'1" 29'2" (15.57m 8.9m). A superb room with three sets of double glazed doors opening onto gardens. Fully tiled heated swimming pool measuring 30.0 x 15.0. Windows and doors to three sides Pine ceiling. Wall lights. Raised bed gardens. Built-in bench/sitting area. Heating/humidity controls. Surround sound. Pool lights. Door to ....

SHOWER ROOM/WC10' x 7' (3.05m x 2.13m). A modern fully tiled room with a walk in shower and power shower, wash hand basin, low level WC, double glazed window. Ceramic tiled floor.

PUMP/BOILER ROOM Wall mounted boiler and controls for swimming pool and cover

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Wonderful views across open countryside are enjoyed from this particularly spacious area. Access to the loft. Window to front. Radiator.

BEDROOM ONE17' x 16'1" (5.18m x 4.9m). Superb lined Oak fitted bedroom with extensive wardrobes, dressing table and bedside cabinets. Canopy with concealed downlighting. Two double glazed leaded windows with views over paddock and towards Ashcombe Tower. Radiator. Concealed television unit. Door to ....

EN-SUITE BATHROOM15' x 7'9" (4.57m x 2.36m). Step up to semi sunken corner jacuzzi spa bath with shower attachment. Vanity unit in lined Oak with marble top and two inset wash hand basins, mirror and lighting over. Close coupled low level WC. Walls half tiled with tiles from Porcelanosa. Ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating. Electric vent. Ladder style heated towel rail. Inset lighting.

BEDROOM TWO16'2" x 12'10" (4.93m x 3.9m). Dual aspect room with great views. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Coved ceiling.

BEDROOM THREE14'10" x 14'7" (4.52m x 4.45m). Dual aspect room, again with great views. Built-in wardrobes. Television point. Coved ceiling.

BEDROOM FOUR14'3" x 9' (4.34m x 2.74m). Dual aspect room with views over city and towards the Exe Valley. Radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin. Coved ceiling. Telephone point.

BATHROOM12' x 7' (3.66m x 2.13m). Step up to semi sunken cast iron bath with Victorian style shower handset and display shelving behind. Fully mirrored wall behind bath. Pedestal wash hand basin. Close coupled low level WC. Large oval basin. Fully tiled walk-in power shower with large shower head and body jets. Inset lighting. Two windows to side aspect. Half tiled Limestone walls and Limestone tiled floor with underfloor heating. Built-in part glass fronted wardrobe/storage cupboard.

THE GARDENS21'5" x 16'5" (6.53m x 5m). The property stands in its own gardens and grounds which extend to just over one acre and are an absolute delight being laid to large level lawns with many mature trees and colourful shrubs. The private driveway at the front has heavy iron gates hung on substantial stone pillars, the property being screened from the road by trees and shrubs. The drive has off road parking for several vehicles. The level lawn at the front has a fountain as a central feature and an even more impressive fountain and floodlit ornamental pond has been built in the centre of the lawn to the rear beside a small orchard of mature apple trees. The grounds are particularly private being screened by both hedges and fences in addition to further shrubs and trees. The oil storage tank is discreetly tucked away in a corner behind the swimming pool extension where double gates open from the wide sun terrace in front of the property.

OUTSIDE A large DOUBLE GARAGE with a double up and over door. Power and light. Roof storage. Concrete floor. Fully insulated walls. Pedestrian door to formal gardens. Window overlooking the gardens. In front of the garage is a parking area, this in turn leads to a fully enclosed LEVEL PADDOCK with separate vehicular access from Markham Lane.

AGENTS NOTE Services: Main water, Private drainage, Oil heating

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