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Kenn | Exeter

Guide Price £725,000

Detached | 4

Sold STC

Directions

From Exeter take the Topsham Road at Countess Wear roundabout, take the third exit and go over the swing bridge. At the next roundabout take the second exit. At The Devon Hotel roundabout go straight across and follow the dual carriage way onto the A38. Take the first exit into Kennford. Travel through the village passing The Gissons at the top and turn left to Kenn. As you enter the village, take the first right into Trehill Lane. The property can be found about 200 yards on the right.

Situation

The property sits in a secluded location in the heart of the highly sought after village of Kenn, tucked below the Haldon Forest hills. The beautiful Cathedral city of Exeter is a short drive away with an extensive range of shops, bars, restaurants and the historical Quay. The A38 and M5 motorway are immediately accessed from Kenn with Exeter Airport is under 10 miles away. Located conveniently for trips to Dartmoor, Exmoor, the Devon countryside and coastline. The village of Kenn and nearby Kennford are well-served by local amenities including a primary school, community centre, village shop, post office, pubs, hotel and a church.

Description

The house is approximately 20 years old and was constructed to an exacting standard with extensive use of natural materials such as glass, hardwood and slate. This superbly presented and well-proportioned property offers free-flowing and versatile accommodation over two floors and is full of natural light which echoes the use of natural materials. The principal rooms join well to the gardens and outside space. The newly fitted wren kitchen/breakfast room is stunning with an extensive range of cupboard and drawer units plus central island. Dual aspect sitting room joined via an atrium roofed dining room. To the rear of the property there is a large homework office and utility room with ample storage. Also to the ground floor is a cloakroom and gymnasium which in turn leads to the double open garage. Upstairs there are four double bedrooms with master en-suite family bathroom plus separate shower room. Outside the property is accessed via a private drive offering ample parking. The gardens are on all sides of the property and enjoy a good degree of privacy mainly laid to lawn with an array of trees and shrubs summer house and numerous seating areas.

ENTRANCE PORCH Internal and external solid doors with full height double glazed side panels.

ENTRANCE HALL13'4" x 13'2" (4.06m x 4.01m). An impressive and welcoming entrance hall with staircase to the first floor. Solid ash flooring. Night storage radiator.

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM A generous cloakroom with low-level WC and concealed cistern, wash hand basin with mono tap and tiled splash back. Obscure double glazed window. Solid ash flooring with underfloor heating.

SITTING ROOM16'5" x 24'8" (5m x 7.52m). A spacious and impressive triple aspect sitting room with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. Double glazed patio doors and windows on three sides enjoying country views with access to the garden. Glazed doors to dining room. A highly efficient wood burning stove set in an exposed brick fireplace with slate hearth creates a focal point for the room. Solid ash flooring with underfloor heating. Television and Satellite points.

HOME/WORK OFFICE16'5" x 8'10" (5m x 2.7m). A well-proportioned dual aspect home/work office with double glazed windows to both sides. Fitted units with shelving above. Solid ash flooring with underfloor heating.

DINING ROOM7'11" x 16'3" (2.41m x 4.95m). An extremely impressive double aspect dining room with large double glazed patio doors each end and a central glazed atrium. The dining area sits between the sitting room and kitchen with glass sliding doors either side allowing separation or open plan living. Slate flooring.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM17'3" x 16'8" (5.26m x 5.08m). A premium quality kitchen installed in 2019, benefitting from an extensive range of floor and wall units and granite worktops. Large central island with breakfast bar. The built-in appliances include a Bosch induction hob with illuminated, colour changing, extractor hood over and twin Neff fan ovens below. Integrated twin fridges, a combination microwave oven and integrated Smeg dishwasher. Inset sink with mixer tap. Additional built-in storage with shelving. Glazed doors to the dining room. A breakfast seating area with double glazed full height windows take advantage of the stunning view over a neighbouring lake and surrounding wooded hillside. Inset LED lighting. Night storage radiator. Solid ash flooring.

UTILITY17'3" x 6'9" (5.26m x 2.06m). A generous utility room with double glazed door to the garden. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Cupboards beneath and wall units over. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Extensive range of bespoke fitted units. Slate flooring with underfloor heating.

GYMNASIUM16'7" x 11'7" (5.05m x 3.53m). Double glazed door to the front. Full access automatic lighting. Night storage radiator. Door to the garage.

STAIRS TO FIRST FLOOR LANDING Extensive range of built-in storage cupboards. Twin double glazed Velux roof lights. Loft ladder
access to the roof space.

BEDROOM ONE15' x 12'1" (4.57m x 3.68m). A delightful double bedroom with double glazed windows to the front and side, enjoying wonderful
country views. Built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving.

EN-SUITE An impressive en-suite with double walk-in tiled shower and Mira Advance shower unit. Wash hand basin with mono tap. Low-level WC with concealed cistern. Wall mounted mirror with concealed lighting over. Twin double glazed Velux roof lights. Heated towel rail and shaver socket.

BEDROOM TWO15' x 8'6" (4.57m x 2.6m). A double bedroom with double glazed window to the front. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

BEDROOM THREE9'1" x 9'8" (2.77m x 2.95m). A double room with double glazed window to the front, built-in double wardrobe and wall mounted shelving.

BEDROOM FOUR9'1" x 9'9" (2.77m x 2.97m). A double room with double glazed window to the front, built-in double wardrobe and wall mounted shelving.

BATHROOM A modern white suite with panelled bath, glass shower screen and Myra Advance shower unit. Wash hand basin with mono tap. Low-level WC with concealed cistern. Heated towel rail and shaver socket. Wall mounted mirror with concealed lighting over. Twin double glazed Velux roof lights. Airing cupboard with factory lagged cylinder and immersion heaters.

SHOWER ROOM A separate shower room with large shower cubicle and overhead power shower. Double glazed Velux roof light.

OUTSIDE The property is in an elevated position approached via a private drive with a turning area and parking for several cars. The stunning gardens of just under a 1/4 of an acre wrap around the property on three sides and enjoy a good degree of privacy. The elevated position gives wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. The outside area has been landscaped and designed for variety and with imaginative planting. A seating area to the side is the perfect place for al-fresco dining being easily accessed from the kitchen and a further secluded seating area has been created to the rear of the house with prairie style planting. A summer house overlooks a patio area for even more seating options. There are lawned areas, vegetable beds and soft fruit bushes. There is a timber shed, two external power points and stop taps and security lighting around the building.

GARAGE17' x 17'1" (5.18m x 5.2m). An open fronted double garage attached to the property with power, light and overhead storage.

AGENTS NOTE Services: Septic tank

SUMMARY

GUIDE PRICE £725,000-£750,000. This unique detached home designed by an award winning Architect was built by the current owners in the year 2000. Finished to the highest standard with fabulous contemporary styling boasting 4 DOUBLE BEDROOMS, 3 reception rooms and 2 bathrooms. (contd...)... Read more

Directions

From Exeter take the Topsham Road at Countess Wear roundabout, take the third exit and go over the swing bridge. At the next roundabout take the second exit. At The Devon Hotel roundabout go straight across and follow the dual carriage way onto the A38. Take the first exit into Kennford. Travel through the village passing The Gissons at the top and turn left to Kenn. As you enter the village, take the first right into Trehill Lane. The property can be found about 200 yards on the right.

Situation

The property sits in a secluded location in the heart of the highly sought after village of Kenn, tucked below the Haldon Forest hills. The beautiful Cathedral city of Exeter is a short drive away with an extensive range of shops, bars, restaurants and the historical Quay. The A38 and M5 motorway are immediately accessed from Kenn with Exeter Airport is under 10 miles away. Located conveniently for trips to Dartmoor, Exmoor, the Devon countryside and coastline. The village of Kenn and nearby Kennford are well-served by local amenities including a primary school, community centre, village shop, post office, pubs, hotel and a church.

Description

The house is approximately 20 years old and was constructed to an exacting standard with extensive use of natural materials such as glass, hardwood and slate. This superbly presented and well-proportioned property offers free-flowing and versatile accommodation over two floors and is full of natural light which echoes the use of natural materials. The principal rooms join well to the gardens and outside space. The newly fitted wren kitchen/breakfast room is stunning with an extensive range of cupboard and drawer units plus central island. Dual aspect sitting room joined via an atrium roofed dining room. To the rear of the property there is a large homework office and utility room with ample storage. Also to the ground floor is a cloakroom and gymnasium which in turn leads to the double open garage. Upstairs there are four double bedrooms with master en-suite family bathroom plus separate shower room. Outside the property is accessed via a private drive offering ample parking. The gardens are on all sides of the property and enjoy a good degree of privacy mainly laid to lawn with an array of trees and shrubs summer house and numerous seating areas.

ENTRANCE PORCH Internal and external solid doors with full height double glazed side panels.

ENTRANCE HALL13'4" x 13'2" (4.06m x 4.01m). An impressive and welcoming entrance hall with staircase to the first floor. Solid ash flooring. Night storage radiator.

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM A generous cloakroom with low-level WC and concealed cistern, wash hand basin with mono tap and tiled splash back. Obscure double glazed window. Solid ash flooring with underfloor heating.

SITTING ROOM16'5" x 24'8" (5m x 7.52m). A spacious and impressive triple aspect sitting room with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. Double glazed patio doors and windows on three sides enjoying country views with access to the garden. Glazed doors to dining room. A highly efficient wood burning stove set in an exposed brick fireplace with slate hearth creates a focal point for the room. Solid ash flooring with underfloor heating. Television and Satellite points.

HOME/WORK OFFICE16'5" x 8'10" (5m x 2.7m). A well-proportioned dual aspect home/work office with double glazed windows to both sides. Fitted units with shelving above. Solid ash flooring with underfloor heating.

DINING ROOM7'11" x 16'3" (2.41m x 4.95m). An extremely impressive double aspect dining room with large double glazed patio doors each end and a central glazed atrium. The dining area sits between the sitting room and kitchen with glass sliding doors either side allowing separation or open plan living. Slate flooring.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM17'3" x 16'8" (5.26m x 5.08m). A premium quality kitchen installed in 2019, benefitting from an extensive range of floor and wall units and granite worktops. Large central island with breakfast bar. The built-in appliances include a Bosch induction hob with illuminated, colour changing, extractor hood over and twin Neff fan ovens below. Integrated twin fridges, a combination microwave oven and integrated Smeg dishwasher. Inset sink with mixer tap. Additional built-in storage with shelving. Glazed doors to the dining room. A breakfast seating area with double glazed full height windows take advantage of the stunning view over a neighbouring lake and surrounding wooded hillside. Inset LED lighting. Night storage radiator. Solid ash flooring.

UTILITY17'3" x 6'9" (5.26m x 2.06m). A generous utility room with double glazed door to the garden. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Cupboards beneath and wall units over. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Extensive range of bespoke fitted units. Slate flooring with underfloor heating.

GYMNASIUM16'7" x 11'7" (5.05m x 3.53m). Double glazed door to the front. Full access automatic lighting. Night storage radiator. Door to the garage.

STAIRS TO FIRST FLOOR LANDING Extensive range of built-in storage cupboards. Twin double glazed Velux roof lights. Loft ladder
access to the roof space.

BEDROOM ONE15' x 12'1" (4.57m x 3.68m). A delightful double bedroom with double glazed windows to the front and side, enjoying wonderful
country views. Built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving.

EN-SUITE An impressive en-suite with double walk-in tiled shower and Mira Advance shower unit. Wash hand basin with mono tap. Low-level WC with concealed cistern. Wall mounted mirror with concealed lighting over. Twin double glazed Velux roof lights. Heated towel rail and shaver socket.

BEDROOM TWO15' x 8'6" (4.57m x 2.6m). A double bedroom with double glazed window to the front. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

BEDROOM THREE9'1" x 9'8" (2.77m x 2.95m). A double room with double glazed window to the front, built-in double wardrobe and wall mounted shelving.

BEDROOM FOUR9'1" x 9'9" (2.77m x 2.97m). A double room with double glazed window to the front, built-in double wardrobe and wall mounted shelving.

BATHROOM A modern white suite with panelled bath, glass shower screen and Myra Advance shower unit. Wash hand basin with mono tap. Low-level WC with concealed cistern. Heated towel rail and shaver socket. Wall mounted mirror with concealed lighting over. Twin double glazed Velux roof lights. Airing cupboard with factory lagged cylinder and immersion heaters.

SHOWER ROOM A separate shower room with large shower cubicle and overhead power shower. Double glazed Velux roof light.

OUTSIDE The property is in an elevated position approached via a private drive with a turning area and parking for several cars. The stunning gardens of just under a 1/4 of an acre wrap around the property on three sides and enjoy a good degree of privacy. The elevated position gives wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. The outside area has been landscaped and designed for variety and with imaginative planting. A seating area to the side is the perfect place for al-fresco dining being easily accessed from the kitchen and a further secluded seating area has been created to the rear of the house with prairie style planting. A summer house overlooks a patio area for even more seating options. There are lawned areas, vegetable beds and soft fruit bushes. There is a timber shed, two external power points and stop taps and security lighting around the building.

GARAGE17' x 17'1" (5.18m x 5.2m). An open fronted double garage attached to the property with power, light and overhead storage.

AGENTS NOTE Services: Septic tank

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