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Accommodation Summary

3 double bedroom townhouse
Separate self contained one bedroom studio apartment.
Beautifully presented with period features and a wood burner.
Stunning views from all main rooms across and along the Exe estuary.
Large Integral Garage with studio above
Double glazed double height 2 way opening windows in principal rooms with blinds
Individual central heating for both properties throughout
Adaptable accommodation with potential for a variety of uses
Great holiday investment
Potential to split both properties
Enclosed Garden
No onward chain

Directions

From Topsham and Exeter, head towards Exmouth along the A376, passing through the villages of Ebford and Exton. On passing Lympstone Commando, take the next turning on the right onto Nutwell Lane. Follow the road into the village and at the bottom of the hill turn right. Follow the road under the train bridge, past The Swan and the property is on the left hand side. opposite Lympstone slipway.

Situation

Lympstone is a thriving village with its own local shop, GP surgery, 3 pubs and a restaurant, hairdressers, fish shed etc. It supports a wide range of clubs and societies, including a sailing club, tennis club, gardening club, film society and other societies bringing live music and drama to the village – all in a village of just over 2000 people

It has a half-hourly local train service linking to Exmouth – one stop away – and Exeter with its services into London. M5 is 8 miles away and Exeter airport 20 minutes

The River Exe Cycle track is a recent addition with 26 miles of cycling on both sides of the estuary mostly traffic free

The property is situated in the heart of the village opposite the River Exe.

The accommodation comprises

Description

A rare and unique opportunity to purchase a lovely period town house, situated in the heart of the village with a host of period features and with views and a stone’s throw from the Exe estuary. Adjoining the house is a one bedroom studio apartment, above a large garage, currently used as a successful holiday let apartment but could be incorporated into the main house or separated from the main house. To the rear of the house and annex is a grass garden accessed from the rear of the garage and the kitchen. Finished to a high standard throughout, both properties are presented in very good decorative order, the main house having a wood burner, and exposed solid oak wooden floor boards, and on the top floor a bedroom with Juliette balcony and outstanding views across the estuary.

ENTRANCE A solid wooden front door opens into a small porch.

PORCH Victorian style square tiled floor. Stairs to first floor. Double glazed window to front. Door to...

SITTING/DINING ROOM13'9" x 19'6" (4.2m x 5.94m). A lovely open plan room with a window to the front overlooking the estuary and also to the rear overlooking the garden. Hand crafted fitted cupboards and shelving in both alcoves. Hand crafted media unit with cupboards, shelving and appliance storage, containing media set up. Exposed solid oak wooden flooring. In sitting area wood burner with exposed brick surround and solid slate hearth. In dining area showpiece stove. Door to large walk in under-stairs cupboard with light. Opening to kitchen.

KITCHEN6' x 13'5" (1.83m x 4.1m). Fitted with an ample range of modern base, wall and large drawer units with a granite work top over and 5 ring gas hob with extractor over, fitted fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher and integrated space for washing machine. Micro wave housing unit. Windows and glazed door overlooking the garden. Built in granite breakfast bar with seating. Travertine flooring.

GARDEN To the rear is a grass garden accessed from the kitchen and the rear of the garage. Adjacent to the kitchen is a patio seating area, with structural foundations laid, with the rest of the garden laid to lawn and flower borders and a small pond. Behind the kitchen is a storage shed housing the boiler and shelving. At the rear of the garage, is a slate tiled covered storage area, which is fully floor insulated and could be readily converted to a further useful room.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING Door to under-stairs cupboard and stairs to first floor. Doors to...

BEDROOM 210'6" x 11'9" (3.2m x 3.58m). Windows to front with lovely views of the exe estuary. Fitted mirrored sliding door double wardrobe. Deep over stairs storage cupboard. Original panelling on wall and cupboard.

BEDROOM 36' x 13'5" (1.83m x 4.1m). Window to the side overlooking the garden.

BATHROOM Window overlooking the garden and comprising a 3 piece suite, bath with separate Myra shower over, WC and pedestal hand-wash basin. Feature period fireplace, heated towel rail and fitted airing cupboard. Original wooden flooring

SECOND FLOOR

BEDROOM 112'8" x 12'7" (3.86m x 3.84m). Double glazed doors opening onto a Juliette balcony with stunning views over the Exe estuary, Starcross Sailing Club and Powderham Folly. Exposed original wood floor, feature period fireplace, 2 double fitted wardrobes, fitted cupboard with shelving and doors to 2 deep under eaves storage cupboards.

STUDIO/ANNEXE This is a recently built modern studio apartment. The weatherboard cladding compliments the modern appearance of the Studio. It has its own services including gas fired underfloor heating. Separate front entrance.

The Studio is approached from the small cobbled flagstone driveway in front of the garage. Hidden area for bins and recycling.

ENTRANCE A solid wood door opens into a hall. Stairs with feature lighting to first floor and internal door to...

GARAGE12'2" x 20'5" (3.7m x 6.22m). A particularly spacious area that allows for vehicle storage and widens at the rear to provide additional space for water sports and other equipment. Power, lighting and separate boiler. Glazed rear door to garden. Insulated double skin electric roller garage door. Potential for conversion subject to planning permission.

FIRST FLOOR12'2" x 19'10" (3.7m x 6.05m). A wonderful open plan studio apartment with privacy glass French doors opening inwards onto a Juliette balcony with stunning views over the Exe Estuary. Modern chrome and glazing on stairwell and mezzanine. Built in “hydraulic shut away” double bed. T/V & Internet access

Mezzanine Laddered access to the glass and chrome fronted mezzanine, currently used as a storage area.

KITCHEN Hand built kitchen with solid oak work top, fitted units with integrated fridge, 2 ring induction hob and built in dual microwave oven. Double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden.

SHOWER ROOM Fitted vanity units incorporating modern sink, Concealed WC, central heated towel rail and fitted shower cubicle including mains pressure Myra shower. Obscure double glazed window to rear.

Property info

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