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Alphington | Exeter

Guide Price £850,000

Detached | 3
Accommodation Summary

Architect designed detached home
Three double bedrooms
Indoor swimming pool
Double garage and ample parking
Walled gardens of 0.5 acre

Directions

From Exeter city centre proceed along Alphington Road. On reaching the traffic lights adjoining Sainsburys take the first exit onto Church Road, Alphington. Proceed along on this road, straight ahead at the mini roundabout and turn right at the church into Ide Lane and then take the third turning left into the continuation of Ide Lane. The property can be found on the right.

Situation

Alphington has good access to the A38 and M5 Within Alphington there is a good primary school, church, viillage shop, pharmacy and Ide Lane Surgery also nearby. Exeter City centre is within 3 miles with a wide range of amenities, an excellent choice of private and state schools together with a red brick University and expanding College. The City affords excellent sports and leisure facilities being situated on the River and offering a selection of cinemas, a museum, Cathedral, football, rugby and leisure centres. There are two mainline railway stations in the City providing regular services to London (Paddington and Waterloo) and an airport. From Exeter, there is also easy access to the beautiful Devon countryside, including the Dartmoor National Park.

Description

This stunning architect designed detached home built in 2004 was designed by architect John Taylor, MBE, seven times Gold medallist for housing design. The interesting interlocking plan, on three levels is spread beneath a dramatic composure of traditional slate pitched roofs and within an impressive 0.5 acre plot which has a walled garden, lawns and several paved patios providing private sitting areas to enjoy the lovely gardens. A gated private drive leads to a double garage with a workshop and ample parking.
Internally, the accommodation features an impressive, light, open plan space ideal for entertaining on the ground floor with high ceilings, an open fire and a fitted kitchen with quality fitted Miele appliances and a Utility. A few stairs lead down to two of the three bedrooms, bathroom , shower room and the Pool Room with a heated indoor Swimming Pool. A mezzanine landing provides a spacious office with access to the main bedroom suite with an en-suite and walk in wardrobe. An early internal viewing is highly recommended.

Double glazed front door to:

RECEPTION HALL Cloaks cupboards telephone point double glazed full-length window with built-in blinds.

CLOAKROOM WC Pedestal wash and basin heated towel rail shaver point extractor.

. A feature of the property is the bright and spacious open plan ground floor accommodation with stairs to
lower ground floor and up to the mezzanine.

SITTING ROOM20'11" x 17'7" (6.38m x 5.36m). A superb room with high ceilings, double glazed doors with windows to the side. Opening onto the front patio with lovely views over the gardens. Feature brick chimney breast with open fireplace and slate hearth. Recess shelving. Radiator.

DINING ROOM17'10" x 14'5" (5.44m x 4.4m). High ceilings. Ample space for table and chairs. Radiator. Fitted shelving. Double glazed doors to a dining terrace.

KITCHEN16'10" x 12'3" (5.13m x 3.73m). Fitted with a comprehensive range of matching white units with integrated Miele appliances including fridge, dishwasher and oven with four ring induction hob and extractor hood above. Stainless steel sink with work surfaces and tiled surround. Double glazed windows.

UTILITY ROOM10'8" x 5'7" (3.25m x 1.7m). Fitted with a wide range of storage cupboards. Miele washing machine. Stainless steel sink unit. Radiator. Double glazed door to the rear.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR

INNER HALL Fitted bookshelves. Radiator. Storage cupboard.

BEDROOM TWO12'1" x 11'9" (3.68m x 3.58m). Double glazed window overlooking the gardens. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE12'5" x 11'9" (3.78m x 3.58m). Double glazed window. Fitted wardrobes with dressing table and shelving. Radiator.

BATHROOM Fitted with a matching white suite comprising a panelled bath with tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC and bidet. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Mirror and shaver point.

SHOWER ROOM Comprising a tiled shower cubicle. Vanity unit with wash hand basin and cupboards below. Low level WC. Heated towel rail.

POOL ROOM40'1" x 16'8" (12.22m x 5.08m). Impressive room with an indoor heated swimming pool measuring 7.5m X 3.5m with fitted cover and underwater lights. Two sets of double glazed doors onto the patio and gardens.

BOILER/PUMP ROOM Ideal Logic gas boiler for domestic hot water and central heating, additional boiler run from a heat exchanger for the swimming pool.

FIRST FLOOR

STUDY14'11" x 15'6" (4.55m x 4.72m). A very useful open plan office space with room for two desks and shelving. Radiator. Two double glazed windows.

INNER LANDING A comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

BEDROOM ONE13'7" x 11'9" (4.14m x 3.58m). Double glazed corner window with wonderful views of gardens. Radiator. Dressing table and drawers.

WALK IN LINEN CUPBOARD With hanging rails and shelving.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM Comprising a white suite including a panelled bath with tiled surround. Vanity unit with wash hand basin and cupboards below. Low level WC and bidet. Fitted mirror and shaver point. Fitted cupboards and Velux window.

OUTSIDE Orchard House is approached via double gates opening onto a large private brick paved drive providing parking for several vehicles in front of the double garage/workshop.
A real feature of Orchard House is the delightful established walled gardens which including the house are set in 0.5 acres. Originally part of the neighbouring 17th century farmhouse there is a generous lawn with flower, shrub, tree borders and an orchard benefiting from a variety of fruit trees. There are also several paved patio areas enjoying a degree of privacy ideal for relaxing and enjoying the gardens. The rear garden has a fruit cage and vegetable plot whilst there is also a delightful gated and private paved courtyard adjoining the dining room ideal for al fresco dining.

DOUBLE GARAGE/WORSHOP19'6" x 20'4" (5.94m x 6.2m). With an electric up and over door. Workbench. Power, light and mains switch. The garage extends to the side, opening to a useful GARDEN STORAGE ROOM ideal for a lawnmower with shelving and door to the garden. Direct access under cover to the front door.

WORKSHOP With sink unit storage and door to rear.

AGENTS NOTE There is full planning permission for conversion and alterations to existing garage to provide ancillary residential accommodation. Application number: 18/0389/FUL. Expires 21st June 2021.

SUMMARY

A STUNNING architect designed DETACHED RESIDENCE built in 2004. With FABULOUS OPEN PLAN LIVING/ENTERTAINING AREA, an INDOOR SWIMMING POOL and WALLED GARDENS of 0.5 ACRE featuring an ORCHARD, PRIVATE GATED DRIVE, AMPLE PARKING & DOUBLE GARAGE/WORKSHOP.... Read more

Accommodation Summary

Architect designed detached home
Three double bedrooms
Indoor swimming pool
Double garage and ample parking
Walled gardens of 0.5 acre

Directions

From Exeter city centre proceed along Alphington Road. On reaching the traffic lights adjoining Sainsburys take the first exit onto Church Road, Alphington. Proceed along on this road, straight ahead at the mini roundabout and turn right at the church into Ide Lane and then take the third turning left into the continuation of Ide Lane. The property can be found on the right.

Situation

Alphington has good access to the A38 and M5 Within Alphington there is a good primary school, church, viillage shop, pharmacy and Ide Lane Surgery also nearby. Exeter City centre is within 3 miles with a wide range of amenities, an excellent choice of private and state schools together with a red brick University and expanding College. The City affords excellent sports and leisure facilities being situated on the River and offering a selection of cinemas, a museum, Cathedral, football, rugby and leisure centres. There are two mainline railway stations in the City providing regular services to London (Paddington and Waterloo) and an airport. From Exeter, there is also easy access to the beautiful Devon countryside, including the Dartmoor National Park.

Description

This stunning architect designed detached home built in 2004 was designed by architect John Taylor, MBE, seven times Gold medallist for housing design. The interesting interlocking plan, on three levels is spread beneath a dramatic composure of traditional slate pitched roofs and within an impressive 0.5 acre plot which has a walled garden, lawns and several paved patios providing private sitting areas to enjoy the lovely gardens. A gated private drive leads to a double garage with a workshop and ample parking.
Internally, the accommodation features an impressive, light, open plan space ideal for entertaining on the ground floor with high ceilings, an open fire and a fitted kitchen with quality fitted Miele appliances and a Utility. A few stairs lead down to two of the three bedrooms, bathroom , shower room and the Pool Room with a heated indoor Swimming Pool. A mezzanine landing provides a spacious office with access to the main bedroom suite with an en-suite and walk in wardrobe. An early internal viewing is highly recommended.

Double glazed front door to:

RECEPTION HALL Cloaks cupboards telephone point double glazed full-length window with built-in blinds.

CLOAKROOM WC Pedestal wash and basin heated towel rail shaver point extractor.

. A feature of the property is the bright and spacious open plan ground floor accommodation with stairs to
lower ground floor and up to the mezzanine.

SITTING ROOM20'11" x 17'7" (6.38m x 5.36m). A superb room with high ceilings, double glazed doors with windows to the side. Opening onto the front patio with lovely views over the gardens. Feature brick chimney breast with open fireplace and slate hearth. Recess shelving. Radiator.

DINING ROOM17'10" x 14'5" (5.44m x 4.4m). High ceilings. Ample space for table and chairs. Radiator. Fitted shelving. Double glazed doors to a dining terrace.

KITCHEN16'10" x 12'3" (5.13m x 3.73m). Fitted with a comprehensive range of matching white units with integrated Miele appliances including fridge, dishwasher and oven with four ring induction hob and extractor hood above. Stainless steel sink with work surfaces and tiled surround. Double glazed windows.

UTILITY ROOM10'8" x 5'7" (3.25m x 1.7m). Fitted with a wide range of storage cupboards. Miele washing machine. Stainless steel sink unit. Radiator. Double glazed door to the rear.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR

INNER HALL Fitted bookshelves. Radiator. Storage cupboard.

BEDROOM TWO12'1" x 11'9" (3.68m x 3.58m). Double glazed window overlooking the gardens. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE12'5" x 11'9" (3.78m x 3.58m). Double glazed window. Fitted wardrobes with dressing table and shelving. Radiator.

BATHROOM Fitted with a matching white suite comprising a panelled bath with tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC and bidet. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Mirror and shaver point.

SHOWER ROOM Comprising a tiled shower cubicle. Vanity unit with wash hand basin and cupboards below. Low level WC. Heated towel rail.

POOL ROOM40'1" x 16'8" (12.22m x 5.08m). Impressive room with an indoor heated swimming pool measuring 7.5m X 3.5m with fitted cover and underwater lights. Two sets of double glazed doors onto the patio and gardens.

BOILER/PUMP ROOM Ideal Logic gas boiler for domestic hot water and central heating, additional boiler run from a heat exchanger for the swimming pool.

FIRST FLOOR

STUDY14'11" x 15'6" (4.55m x 4.72m). A very useful open plan office space with room for two desks and shelving. Radiator. Two double glazed windows.

INNER LANDING A comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

BEDROOM ONE13'7" x 11'9" (4.14m x 3.58m). Double glazed corner window with wonderful views of gardens. Radiator. Dressing table and drawers.

WALK IN LINEN CUPBOARD With hanging rails and shelving.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM Comprising a white suite including a panelled bath with tiled surround. Vanity unit with wash hand basin and cupboards below. Low level WC and bidet. Fitted mirror and shaver point. Fitted cupboards and Velux window.

OUTSIDE Orchard House is approached via double gates opening onto a large private brick paved drive providing parking for several vehicles in front of the double garage/workshop.
A real feature of Orchard House is the delightful established walled gardens which including the house are set in 0.5 acres. Originally part of the neighbouring 17th century farmhouse there is a generous lawn with flower, shrub, tree borders and an orchard benefiting from a variety of fruit trees. There are also several paved patio areas enjoying a degree of privacy ideal for relaxing and enjoying the gardens. The rear garden has a fruit cage and vegetable plot whilst there is also a delightful gated and private paved courtyard adjoining the dining room ideal for al fresco dining.

DOUBLE GARAGE/WORSHOP19'6" x 20'4" (5.94m x 6.2m). With an electric up and over door. Workbench. Power, light and mains switch. The garage extends to the side, opening to a useful GARDEN STORAGE ROOM ideal for a lawnmower with shelving and door to the garden. Direct access under cover to the front door.

WORKSHOP With sink unit storage and door to rear.

AGENTS NOTE There is full planning permission for conversion and alterations to existing garage to provide ancillary residential accommodation. Application number: 18/0389/FUL. Expires 21st June 2021.

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