Fabulous Individual Detached Property
Private and Secluded Location with Views
Approximately 3/4 Acre Garden
Two Reception Rooms and Conservatory
Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility
Four Bedrooms - Two En Suite
Double Garage and Driveway
From Exeter city centre, proceed along New North Road and at the Clock Tower roundabout, take the third exit and go straight across the traffic lights, passing Exeter College on the left hand side. Proceed straight on at the next traffic lights (passing Streatham Drive). A few hundred metres on is Kilbarran Rise on the right. Immediately next right is Lodge Hill and the property is situated on the brow of the hill.
An excellent elevated, private and secluded location enjoying fabulous views over the city, countryside beyond and within approximately ten minutes walking distance of the city centre, university of Exeter, College and St Davids mainline train station. Approximately 4 miles from junction 29 of the M5 motorway and about 6.5 miles to Exeter Airport.
A rare opportunity to purchase this high-quality detached residence, enjoying a private and secluded location just minutes from the city centre. The accommodation has been much enhanced and re-modelled during the current owners time, to create a large family sized home with stunning gardens of around 3/4 acre.
There is a wonderful flow to the accommodation, double doors open to entrance porch and onto a reception hallway with hand-made timber arch and stylish tiled flooring. From the hallway is a convenient cloakroom. From the hallway you enter the dining room with high ceiling and quality oak flooring which overlooks the gardens with double doors opening to the outside.
The sitting room is a lovely and spacious, bright reception room with sliding doors also opening to the gardens and enjoying fine views. The room features a brick open fireplace and oak flooring.
The kitchen/breakfast room is a spacious, open plan room, perfect for family living. Fitted with a one and a half bowl sink unit, set into granite surfaces with base units and drawers beneath. There are matching wall units incorporating a glazed cabinet and book shelving. Integrated appliances include a Neff double oven and a four-ring gas hob with extractor canopy over and dishwasher. Wall mounted boiler providing hot water. Walk-in pantry with a tiled cold shelf and an obscure glazed window. The breakfast area has room for a table and chairs and there is a window to the side aspect and a double-glazed sliding door opening to the conservatory; a lovely quiet room overlooking the gardens and with doors opening outside.
Off the kitchen there is a utility room, with stainless steel sink unit and drainer, set into a granite work top with storage cupboards under. Further wall mounted cupboards, space for a washing machine and a further appliance. Connecting door to the reception hallway and a door leading outside.
From the breakfast room a door leads to an office, with a range of fitted book shelving, a window and a double-glazed sliding door opening outside.
From the reception hallway an arch leads to an inner hall with double glazed windows to the front and tiled flooring, this area accommodates the four double bedrooms. The first bedroom has windows overlooking the gardens, fitted storage shelving and wood flooring. The next room also enjoys an aspect over the garden and has a vanity wash hand basin.
The third bedroom on the ground floor makes an excellent guest suite, with aspect over the garden, double wardrobe and en suite; a contemporary shower room with wash hand basin with wall mounted mirror above, a close coupled WC and a tiled shower enclosure with mains shower unit and glazed screen. The room is finished with attractive tiled walls and flooring and has a chrome ladder style heated towel rail and double-glazed
The family bathroom comprises a pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, panelled bath and a tiled shower enclosure with mains shower unit and a glazed screen. Tiled flooring, heated towel rail and a double-glazed window. A turning staircase rises from the inner hallway to the second floor and to the principal bedroom suite which enjoys an outlook over the gardens and countryside, there is also a double-glazed Velux window and a range of fitted wardrobes. An arch leads to the en suite; a stylish modern suite with a pedestal wash hand basin and mirror, close coupled WC, corner bath and a tiled shower enclosure with mains shower unit and glazed screen. Attractive part tiled walls and flooring, chrome ladder style heated towel rail, a double-glazed Velux window and access to a large roof storage area.
The gardens and grounds of Summercourt are a truly wonderful feature. The private road is owned by Summercourt, with the neighbours all contributing to the upkeep. Gates open to a private tarmac driveway, providing off road parking for many cars. A double garage with remote control door provides additional parking or workshop space, including eaves storeage. Outbuildings include an excellent workshop/store with office potential. An adjacent room has work tops, storage, and an enamel sink unit. There is a greenhouse, summerhouse and shed, two outside water taps and garden lighting. A side gate connects back to the driveway.