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Countess Wear | Devon

Guide Price £525,000

Semi-Detached | 4
Accommodation Summary

Elegant Grade II Listed Queen Anne Period Property
Highly Sought-after Location
Flagged Entrance Hall
Downstairs Cloakroom / Utility
Superb 25ft Drawing Room
3 Bedrooms plus Home Office
En-suite Shower Room & Family Bathroom
Gas Central Heating
Front & Rear Gardens
Garage / Workshop
Off-Road Parking for 2 Cars

Directions

From Exeter proceed along Topsham Road, passing the Crematorium and Northbrook Golf Course on the right. On the brow of the hill, take the right hand turning into School Lane and continue straight down the road passing the Tally Ho public house on the left. This road leads into Mill Road. Continue around the left hand bend. The property will be found immediately on the left.

Situation

Countess Wear is a sought-after location being midway between Exeter and Topsham, lying close to the river Exe, with riverside walks to Exeter's Quayside in one direction and the Double Locks public house in the other. Local amenities include a primary school, village hall, two public houses and the King George V Playing Fields, as well as the nearby Exeter Golf & Country Club. Exeter city centre is just two miles away and offers a wide range of services including schools, an expanding university, the Royal Devon & Exeter hospital, restaurants, bars and Princesshay shopping centre.

Description

1 The Barton is an attractive Grade II listed Queen Anne semi-detached property which retains many original features and provides spacious accommodation spread over three floors. The property is light and bright with South Westerly views over the Exe Valley to the Haldon Hills from the first and second floors. There is an impressive front door with a beautiful fan light over which opens into the hallway with flagged flooring. The drawing room is a superb 25' room with a magnificent fire place and a high ceiling. Also on the ground floor there is a dining room/family room, kitchen, cloakroom/utility and useful rear lobby. On the first floor there is a generous master bedroom with en-suite shower room, home working office/bedroom and separate bathroom. On the second floor there are two further bedrooms which enjoy pleasant views. Outside there is off-road parking for at least two cars, as well as a garage/workshop. There are gated gardens to the front and at the rear a detached garden with patio area. The property also benefits from gas central heating.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISING Front door with fan glazed over-light to:

ENTRANCE HALL A welcoming entrance with flagstone flooring. Radiator. Dado rail. Attractive turning staircase to the first floor, with wooden sash window giving full natural light. Understairs storage cupboard. Rear lobby with window and door leading to garden and parking.

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM / UTILITY6'3" x 5'3" (1.9m x 1.6m). Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Cloakroom partitioned to provide space for plumbed-in washing machine. Window to rear.

DINING ROOM14'6" x 14'1" (4.42m x 4.3m). A generous room with sash windows to the front. Attractive brick open fireplace with marble mantle surround and hearth. Twin built-in alcove shelving. Picture rail. Dado rail. Two radiators.

DRAWING ROOM25'4" x 14'10" (7.72m x 4.52m). A very impressive dual aspect room with large sash windows to the front and rear. High ceilings with attractive decorative ceiling roses and coving. Picture rails and dado rail. Open fireplace with attractive period cast-iron open fire with marble mantle surround. Three radiators. Alcove with bespoke built-in storage with shelving. Television point.

KITCHEN15'9" x 7'2" (4.8m x 2.18m). Extensive range of base units with work surface over and attractive tiling. Space for gas cooker with stainless steel extractor hood over. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Gas AGA. Undercounter space for fridge and slimline dishwasher. Double glazed window to rear. Inner obscure glazed window for natural light. Exposed beam.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Spacious landing with doors to:

BEDROOM ONE16'6" x 14'2" (5.03m x 4.32m). Large double bedroom with sash window to the front enjoying a lovely aspect over the neighbouring countryside. Alcoves with bespoke built-in storage with shelving. Radiator.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Double shower cubicle with attractive tiled shower. Low-level WC. Wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Exposed beams.

HOME WORKING OFFICE / BEDROOM FOUR16'7" x 6'4" (5.05m x 1.93m). Sash window to the front with an elevated outlook. Radiator.

BATHROOM Panelled bath with shower attachment over and glass screen. Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Obscure glazed window for natural light. Airing cupboard with Vaillant boiler and shelving.

Stairs to: Landing with storage cupboard on the turning stairs.

BEDROOM TWO14'5" max x 13' max (4.4m max x 3.96m max). A dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the side and front. Wood flooring. Exposed beams. Radiator. Built-in storage behind the built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

BEDROOM THREE16'7"X 6'3" (5.05mX 1.9m). A double room with a window to the front enjoying lovely views and a second window to the rear. Built in storage.

OUTSIDE Gated pathway to the front door with small front garden with shrub border at the side and rear. A shared driveway leads to the garage/workshop with an up and over door. There is parking in front of the garage for one vehicle and another space at the rear of the property. Across the driveway at the rear of the property is a detached garden with steps and a wrought iron gate leading to private garden. Mainly laid to lawn with an attractive climbing rose, flowers and shrub border. Crazy paved patio area which is a real sun trap, with feature camelia and raised beds. Between the fencing and the driveway is a further raised bed.

AGENTS NOTE The Vendor advises that three other properties have a right of way over the driveway subject to paying towards the cost of maintenance/repairs.

SUMMARY

IMPRESSIVE PERIOD PROPERTY! Highly sought after convenient location, close to river walks and the City centre. Elegant rooms with period features. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms. LARGE GARAGE/WORKSHOP, garden and parking for two cars. COMMITED SELLER WITH ALL SERIOUS OFFERS CONSIDERED.... Read more

Accommodation Summary

Elegant Grade II Listed Queen Anne Period Property
Highly Sought-after Location
Flagged Entrance Hall
Downstairs Cloakroom / Utility
Superb 25ft Drawing Room
3 Bedrooms plus Home Office
En-suite Shower Room & Family Bathroom
Gas Central Heating
Front & Rear Gardens
Garage / Workshop
Off-Road Parking for 2 Cars

Directions

From Exeter proceed along Topsham Road, passing the Crematorium and Northbrook Golf Course on the right. On the brow of the hill, take the right hand turning into School Lane and continue straight down the road passing the Tally Ho public house on the left. This road leads into Mill Road. Continue around the left hand bend. The property will be found immediately on the left.

Situation

Countess Wear is a sought-after location being midway between Exeter and Topsham, lying close to the river Exe, with riverside walks to Exeter's Quayside in one direction and the Double Locks public house in the other. Local amenities include a primary school, village hall, two public houses and the King George V Playing Fields, as well as the nearby Exeter Golf & Country Club. Exeter city centre is just two miles away and offers a wide range of services including schools, an expanding university, the Royal Devon & Exeter hospital, restaurants, bars and Princesshay shopping centre.

Description

1 The Barton is an attractive Grade II listed Queen Anne semi-detached property which retains many original features and provides spacious accommodation spread over three floors. The property is light and bright with South Westerly views over the Exe Valley to the Haldon Hills from the first and second floors. There is an impressive front door with a beautiful fan light over which opens into the hallway with flagged flooring. The drawing room is a superb 25' room with a magnificent fire place and a high ceiling. Also on the ground floor there is a dining room/family room, kitchen, cloakroom/utility and useful rear lobby. On the first floor there is a generous master bedroom with en-suite shower room, home working office/bedroom and separate bathroom. On the second floor there are two further bedrooms which enjoy pleasant views. Outside there is off-road parking for at least two cars, as well as a garage/workshop. There are gated gardens to the front and at the rear a detached garden with patio area. The property also benefits from gas central heating.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISING Front door with fan glazed over-light to:

ENTRANCE HALL A welcoming entrance with flagstone flooring. Radiator. Dado rail. Attractive turning staircase to the first floor, with wooden sash window giving full natural light. Understairs storage cupboard. Rear lobby with window and door leading to garden and parking.

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM / UTILITY6'3" x 5'3" (1.9m x 1.6m). Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Cloakroom partitioned to provide space for plumbed-in washing machine. Window to rear.

DINING ROOM14'6" x 14'1" (4.42m x 4.3m). A generous room with sash windows to the front. Attractive brick open fireplace with marble mantle surround and hearth. Twin built-in alcove shelving. Picture rail. Dado rail. Two radiators.

DRAWING ROOM25'4" x 14'10" (7.72m x 4.52m). A very impressive dual aspect room with large sash windows to the front and rear. High ceilings with attractive decorative ceiling roses and coving. Picture rails and dado rail. Open fireplace with attractive period cast-iron open fire with marble mantle surround. Three radiators. Alcove with bespoke built-in storage with shelving. Television point.

KITCHEN15'9" x 7'2" (4.8m x 2.18m). Extensive range of base units with work surface over and attractive tiling. Space for gas cooker with stainless steel extractor hood over. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Gas AGA. Undercounter space for fridge and slimline dishwasher. Double glazed window to rear. Inner obscure glazed window for natural light. Exposed beam.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Spacious landing with doors to:

BEDROOM ONE16'6" x 14'2" (5.03m x 4.32m). Large double bedroom with sash window to the front enjoying a lovely aspect over the neighbouring countryside. Alcoves with bespoke built-in storage with shelving. Radiator.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Double shower cubicle with attractive tiled shower. Low-level WC. Wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Exposed beams.

HOME WORKING OFFICE / BEDROOM FOUR16'7" x 6'4" (5.05m x 1.93m). Sash window to the front with an elevated outlook. Radiator.

BATHROOM Panelled bath with shower attachment over and glass screen. Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Obscure glazed window for natural light. Airing cupboard with Vaillant boiler and shelving.

Stairs to: Landing with storage cupboard on the turning stairs.

BEDROOM TWO14'5" max x 13' max (4.4m max x 3.96m max). A dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the side and front. Wood flooring. Exposed beams. Radiator. Built-in storage behind the built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

BEDROOM THREE16'7"X 6'3" (5.05mX 1.9m). A double room with a window to the front enjoying lovely views and a second window to the rear. Built in storage.

OUTSIDE Gated pathway to the front door with small front garden with shrub border at the side and rear. A shared driveway leads to the garage/workshop with an up and over door. There is parking in front of the garage for one vehicle and another space at the rear of the property. Across the driveway at the rear of the property is a detached garden with steps and a wrought iron gate leading to private garden. Mainly laid to lawn with an attractive climbing rose, flowers and shrub border. Crazy paved patio area which is a real sun trap, with feature camelia and raised beds. Between the fencing and the driveway is a further raised bed.

AGENTS NOTE The Vendor advises that three other properties have a right of way over the driveway subject to paying towards the cost of maintenance/repairs.

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