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Budleigh Salterton | Devon

Guide Price £1,650,000

Detached | 6

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Accommodation Summary

Beautiful period house, not Listed
Adaptable accommodation with gym
Grounds of 0.6 acres
Double garage and driveway parking
Countryside views
Just over 1 mile to the seafront

Directions

From Exeter and the M5, take the Junction 30 exit towards Exmouth and at the large roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A376. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto A376 to Exmouth. Travel along the dual carriageway and at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto B3179 to Woodbury. After 2.8 miles turn right. After 0.7 miles turn right onto the B3180. Follow this road past Woodbury Common until you reach a roundabout at the end, then take the first exit onto Knowle Hill. Lansdowne Road is the first turning on the right.

Situation

One of the most highly regarded small coastal towns in the Westcountry, Budleigh Salterton has an excellent range of amenities including a variety of individual shops, restaurants, public houses and a first class medical centre. It is home to the East Devon Golf Club; one of the finest courses in the Westcountry and boasts many clubs and societies, with the town hosting greatly respected literary and music festivals, amongst others. The M5 motorway is only about 9 miles away with the thriving city of Exeter approximately 4 miles further on. From here, there is a fast train service to London Paddington, and a nearby airport offering flights within the UK, Europe and beyond.

Description

Believed to have been constructed in 1868 but not Listed, this fine period family home is located on Lansdowne Road, just over 1 mile from the town centre and seafront. Presented in beautiful condition throughout, the house retains a number of attractive period features, including impressive ornate fireplaces and decorative coving, creating a lovely blend with modern facilities. The accommodation is arranged over four floors with two fine reception rooms on the ground floor and a spacious kitchen/dining room. Stairs rise to the first floor and go down to a lower ground floor area with a games room, separate hobbies room, gym and access into the garage. On the first floor are 3 double bedrooms including the master with a stunning en-suite and nearby dressing room, with stairs rising to the second floor with a further 3 bedrooms; all en-suite.
The house is situated in the middle of a good sized plot of approximately 0.6 acres. To the front is a large lawn surrounded by mature trees, with electric gates and a gravelled driveway leading to the parking area and double garage. To the rear is a further lawn and a decked seating area, overlooking a nearby field. On the South side of the house is a patio BBQ area, ideal for al-fresco dining.

ENTRANCE From the drive, a wooden door opens into a small porch, which opens into the...

HALL A fine entrance hall with wood flooring and a woodburner with period mantel and surround. Stairs to first floor and to lower ground floor. Doors to...

DINING ROOM Currently used as a study, with a full-length sash window to front, open fire with period marble mantel and two sets of alcove shelving.

CLOAKROOM Low level WC, hand wash basin and storage cupboard.

SITTING ROOM A splendid reception room with full-length windows, wood flooring and a feature open fire with decorative surround.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM A stunning kitchen fitted with a range of base, wall and drawer units with a work top over and a double ceramic sink. AGA with 2 hot plates, 3 ovens and a separate electric range cooker. Integrated dishwasher. Space for fridge freezer. Central island. Two sets of French doors with Juliette balcony and two windows.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR

STUDY / HOBBIES ROOM A very useful office or hobbies room with a wood floor and French doors to the garden.

TV ROOM Two sash windows to rear and a door to the garden. Door to DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM.

LAUNDRY ROOM A useful room with a work top with space under for two washing machines and two tumble dryers. Belfast sink, range of fitted cupboards and door to...

REAR HALL Door to storage cupboard and wine cellar. Door to WC and boiler room. Door to garden and door to...

GYM Wood flooring, window and door to garden and door to...

DOUBLE GARAGE Two metal up and over doors, power and light.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING Stairs to second floor, wood flooring and doors to...

BEDROOM 1 A lovely room with sash window to front and period fireplace with marble mantel and surround. Double doors to...

EN-SUITE A fantastic en-suite with a free-standing bath, shower cubicle, low level WC, double sink unit with shelving and cupboards. Three obscure glazed windows.

BEDROOM 2 Feature fireplace and two sash windows to the front.

BEDROOM 3 Feature fireplace. Sash windows to front and side.

DRESSING ROOM Currently used as a dressing room but could be used as a bedroom, if preferred.

FAMILY BATHROOM Panel bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Obscured sash window to side.

SECOND FLOOR

BEDROOM 4 Sash window to front. Door to...

EN-SUITE With free-standing bath, corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

BEDROOM 5 Two sash windows to rear. Through to dressing area and door to...

EN-SUITE Shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Tiled flooring. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 6 Sash window to front and door to...

EN-SUITE Panel bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Outside The property is set in a lovely grounds of just under 0.68 acres in total. To the front, accessed via electric gates, a gravelled driveway leads to a parking area and double garage. The remaining garden is mainly lawn, with some mature trees and a corner used as a chicken run. The rear garden can be reached from both sides of the house. On the North side a path leads down behind the garage, where the rear garden is mainly lawn and overlooks a neighbouring field. On the South side of the house is a decked seating area, with steps leading to a second seating area accessed from the sitting room.

SUMMARY

A stunning, beautifully presented 6 bedroom period family home, only 1.3 miles from the seafront, offering nearly 6000 sq ft of adaptable accommodation including a double garage. Set in lovely grounds of 0.6 acres with driveway parking, electric gates and within a mile of the coastal path.
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Accommodation Summary

Beautiful period house, not Listed
Adaptable accommodation with gym
Grounds of 0.6 acres
Double garage and driveway parking
Countryside views
Just over 1 mile to the seafront

Directions

From Exeter and the M5, take the Junction 30 exit towards Exmouth and at the large roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A376. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto A376 to Exmouth. Travel along the dual carriageway and at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto B3179 to Woodbury. After 2.8 miles turn right. After 0.7 miles turn right onto the B3180. Follow this road past Woodbury Common until you reach a roundabout at the end, then take the first exit onto Knowle Hill. Lansdowne Road is the first turning on the right.

Situation

One of the most highly regarded small coastal towns in the Westcountry, Budleigh Salterton has an excellent range of amenities including a variety of individual shops, restaurants, public houses and a first class medical centre. It is home to the East Devon Golf Club; one of the finest courses in the Westcountry and boasts many clubs and societies, with the town hosting greatly respected literary and music festivals, amongst others. The M5 motorway is only about 9 miles away with the thriving city of Exeter approximately 4 miles further on. From here, there is a fast train service to London Paddington, and a nearby airport offering flights within the UK, Europe and beyond.

Description

Believed to have been constructed in 1868 but not Listed, this fine period family home is located on Lansdowne Road, just over 1 mile from the town centre and seafront. Presented in beautiful condition throughout, the house retains a number of attractive period features, including impressive ornate fireplaces and decorative coving, creating a lovely blend with modern facilities. The accommodation is arranged over four floors with two fine reception rooms on the ground floor and a spacious kitchen/dining room. Stairs rise to the first floor and go down to a lower ground floor area with a games room, separate hobbies room, gym and access into the garage. On the first floor are 3 double bedrooms including the master with a stunning en-suite and nearby dressing room, with stairs rising to the second floor with a further 3 bedrooms; all en-suite.
The house is situated in the middle of a good sized plot of approximately 0.6 acres. To the front is a large lawn surrounded by mature trees, with electric gates and a gravelled driveway leading to the parking area and double garage. To the rear is a further lawn and a decked seating area, overlooking a nearby field. On the South side of the house is a patio BBQ area, ideal for al-fresco dining.

ENTRANCE From the drive, a wooden door opens into a small porch, which opens into the...

HALL A fine entrance hall with wood flooring and a woodburner with period mantel and surround. Stairs to first floor and to lower ground floor. Doors to...

DINING ROOM Currently used as a study, with a full-length sash window to front, open fire with period marble mantel and two sets of alcove shelving.

CLOAKROOM Low level WC, hand wash basin and storage cupboard.

SITTING ROOM A splendid reception room with full-length windows, wood flooring and a feature open fire with decorative surround.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM A stunning kitchen fitted with a range of base, wall and drawer units with a work top over and a double ceramic sink. AGA with 2 hot plates, 3 ovens and a separate electric range cooker. Integrated dishwasher. Space for fridge freezer. Central island. Two sets of French doors with Juliette balcony and two windows.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR

STUDY / HOBBIES ROOM A very useful office or hobbies room with a wood floor and French doors to the garden.

TV ROOM Two sash windows to rear and a door to the garden. Door to DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM.

LAUNDRY ROOM A useful room with a work top with space under for two washing machines and two tumble dryers. Belfast sink, range of fitted cupboards and door to...

REAR HALL Door to storage cupboard and wine cellar. Door to WC and boiler room. Door to garden and door to...

GYM Wood flooring, window and door to garden and door to...

DOUBLE GARAGE Two metal up and over doors, power and light.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING Stairs to second floor, wood flooring and doors to...

BEDROOM 1 A lovely room with sash window to front and period fireplace with marble mantel and surround. Double doors to...

EN-SUITE A fantastic en-suite with a free-standing bath, shower cubicle, low level WC, double sink unit with shelving and cupboards. Three obscure glazed windows.

BEDROOM 2 Feature fireplace and two sash windows to the front.

BEDROOM 3 Feature fireplace. Sash windows to front and side.

DRESSING ROOM Currently used as a dressing room but could be used as a bedroom, if preferred.

FAMILY BATHROOM Panel bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Obscured sash window to side.

SECOND FLOOR

BEDROOM 4 Sash window to front. Door to...

EN-SUITE With free-standing bath, corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

BEDROOM 5 Two sash windows to rear. Through to dressing area and door to...

EN-SUITE Shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Tiled flooring. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 6 Sash window to front and door to...

EN-SUITE Panel bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Outside The property is set in a lovely grounds of just under 0.68 acres in total. To the front, accessed via electric gates, a gravelled driveway leads to a parking area and double garage. The remaining garden is mainly lawn, with some mature trees and a corner used as a chicken run. The rear garden can be reached from both sides of the house. On the North side a path leads down behind the garage, where the rear garden is mainly lawn and overlooks a neighbouring field. On the South side of the house is a decked seating area, with steps leading to a second seating area accessed from the sitting room.

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