Elegant Grade II Listed Regency House
28ft Drawing Room
Dining Room with Sitting area
Fabulous Kitchen/Family Room
Utility/Drying Room and Ground Floor Cloakroom
Six Spacious Double Bedrooms
Driveway Parking for Many Vehicles
Delightful Rear Garden
Council Tax - F
From the city centre proceed along Magdalen Road passing St Margaret's School on your left. Turn left at the next set of traffic lights and carry straight ahead through the second set of lights into Polsloe Road. Take the first turning on the right into Mont Le Grand. Bicton Place is a short distance on the right, overlooking the green.
Collingwood House overlooks a leafy green, and is set amongst other Regency properties in an important and well regarded quiet backwater forming the Mont le Grand conservation area.
The property is located in a sought-after residential area close to local amenities including shops, including Waitrose, the RD&E hospital and four independent schools. It is only a short walk into the city centre (approximately one mile), and within walking distance of the university campus.
Exeter offers a wide range of recreational, shopping and cultural facilities and has some excellent independent and state schools. Trains to London Paddington take just over two hours. Exeter airport is about five miles away.
The ground floor features a welcoming entrance hallway with large, panelled wood entrance door and a high ceiling with moulded coving. The drawing room is an impressive 28ft room with a high ceiling and three sets of French windows with stained glass detail and original folding wood shutters and there is a feature marble open fireplace with a slate hearth. The dining room is very pleasant too, a perfect place for entertaining with plenty of room for a large dining table and chairs and a relaxing sitting area with an outlook over the garden.
The fabulous open plan kitchen/family room has been re-modelled to a high standard to create a lovely modern room, fitted with a comprehensive range of storage units with high quality wood work tops, twin enamel sink units and integrated upright refrigerator and dishwasher and space for an electric cooker. A breakfast island with storage and space for stools. French doors opening out to the garden and access to a side porch. The property benefits from a useful utility/drying room too, with appliance and storage space and houses the gas boiler. There is also a ground floor cloakroom.
The cellar is a very useful extra space. Accessed from a hallway door and it has approximately 6ft of head height and makes an ideal storage room. It is currently used as a fitness area. There are steps up to the garden from here.
The elegant staircase with exposed balustrades turns to the first-floor landing with a sash window and picture rails. There are four double rooms on this floor, all with moulded coving and period detail. The principal suite is a large room with twin sash windows overlooking the green opposite. Built in wardrobes and a well-appointed en-suite bathroom. Bedroom two is a further large double room with fitted wardrobes and two sash windows with an outlook over the rear garden and to the countryside beyond. The third room has a similarly pleasant view to the rear aspect and a fitted storage cupboard, and the fourth double room enjoys an outlook over the green. The first floor has a contemporary shower room with a tiled shower enclosure, wash hand basin, low level WC and a sash window. A further family bathroom comprising of matching suite, panelled bath with shower attachment and screen with tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Radiator. Sash window.
The elegant turning staircase continues to the second-floor landing where panelled wood doors open to two further spacious double rooms. Bedroom five has an aspect to the front, fitted storage cupboard and access to the eaves storage area. The sixth bedroom is a further large, bright room with two windows to the front and a further eaves access point.
Collingwood House is approached by a gravelled driveway providing off road parking for many vehicles and leading to the pillared entrance porch. There is an electric car charging point.
The rear garden is a delightful feature, offering a high degree of seclusion and privacy and is approximately 250 square metres in total. A well-tended lawn and beautifully stocked perimeter flower and shrub beds and kitchen garden and a south facing sun patio, perfect for outdoor dining and entertaining.