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Accommodation Summary

Guide Price: £600,000 - £650,000
Highly individual detached house
Fantastic views
Three reception rooms
Four double bedrooms
Lovely gardens and heated pool
No onward chain
EER 'F'

Directions

From Exeter, leave the city in a westerly direction through St Thomas along the B3212. At the end of Cowick Street, at the traffic lights, go straight ahead and proceed up Dunsford Hill out of the city. At Pocombe Bridge continue straight on towards the village of Longdown. The property will be found on the right hand side.

Situation

The property is situated in an idyllic yet accessible location in the charming village of Longdown and has fantastic countryside views. Longdown is equidistant from the cathedral city of Exeter and Dartmoor National Park. It has a highly regarded pub, The Lamb Inn and an active village hall. Exeter has a good range of educational, cultural and retail facilities and communications are excellent. The A30 dual carriageway, just 3.5 miles distant, links to the M5 and A38 and Exeter has two main line railway stations and an expanding airport.

Description

GUIDE PRICE: £600,000-£650,000
A wonderful opportunity to purchase this unique detached house, enjoying an elevated position with glorious views. This is the first time the house will be sold for over 60 years and it offers really spacious, well presented family sized accommodation which would benefit from modernisation. The ground floor features three fantastic reception rooms, along with a large kitchen/breakfast room and utility room. There is a ground floor cloakroom and a shower room. The first floor offers four excellent double bedrooms, with fine views, a 'Jack and Jill' en suite to the master room and a further bathroom. The delightful gardens have been well kept and enjoy lovely views and feature a heated swimming pool with sun patio. There is off road parking for many vehicles.

ACCOMMODATION Solid wood entrance door opens into porch with glazed door to:

ENTRANCE HALLWAY Stairs rise to the first floor. Under stairs storage cupboard. Double glazed window to the side aspect. Walk-in storage cupboard with coat pegs and shelving. Fitted electric wall heater. Discreet Stiltz lift leading to the first floor.

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM Comprising corner wash basin, low level WC and tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit. Tiled flooring. Obscure double glazed window. Ceiling spotlights. Ladder style heated towel rail.

SITTING ROOM17'4" x 17' (5.28m x 5.18m). Spacious reception room with two double glazed windows enjoying a lovely open outlook towards Longdown village. Electric coal effect fire set into a fireplace with marble hearth and inlay, wood surround and mantelpiece. Two central heating radiators. Three wall light points.

DINING ROOM21'1" x 11'6" (6.43m x 3.5m). Double glazed windows enjoying a wonderful outlook over the gardens, countryside and woodland beyond. Three wall light points. Radiator. Double doors open to:

DRAWING ROOM21'1" x 18'6" (6.43m x 5.64m). A delightful room with double glazed windows enjoying stunning far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. Double glazed door opening to the gardens. Brick fireplace with tiled hearth and surround. Recessed book shelving. Two wall light points. Connecting door to entrance hallway

KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM21'5" x 13'3" (6.53m x 4.04m). Comprising stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer tap, set into a roll edged work surface with wood fronted storage units and drawers beneath. Matching range of wall units and deep pan drawers. Walk-in larder cupboard and walk-in pantry with shelving, light and obscure glazed window. Fitted Miele electric double oven and Neff four ring electric hob with extractor hood over. Plumbing for dishwasher and further appliance space. Wood effect flooring. Two radiators. Double glazed windows to the rear aspect. Double glazed doors leading outside. Lobby area with shelving and door to:

CLOAKROOM Comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap and double cupboard under with part tiled surround and low level WC. Wood effect flooring. Obscure double glazed window.
From the kitchen/family room a multi-paned door leads to:

STORE ROOM Tiled flooring. Power and light. Multi-paned door opening to a store room and door to the front driveway. Further multi-paned door to:

UTILITY ROOM Comprising stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer tap set into a roll edged work surface with cupboards beneath. Further work surfaces with base units and drawers under. Plumbing and space for a washing machine. Further appliance space and two store rooms with wine racking. Tiled flooring. Stable door opens to PUMP ROOM for the swimming pool and a door opens to the outside space.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A spacious landing area with access to loft storage space. Double glazed window to the side aspect. Walk-in airing cupboard housing water cylinder and slatted shelving. Lift access. Doors open to:

MASTER BEDROOM17'4" x 17'1" (5.28m x 5.2m). A generous sized double room with three double glazed windows enjoying delightful outlook over the village and the countryside and woodland beyond. Fitted double wardrobe with additional overhead cupboards. Two central heating radiators. Door opens to:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM This is a “Jack and Jill” suite with connecting door to the entrance hallway. Comprising contemporary wash hand basin with fitted storage, mirror and light, close coupled WC and large shower cubicle with glazed screen and wall mounted shower unit. Ladder style heated towel rail. Two obscure double glazed windows.

BEDROOM TWO18'6" x 12'7" (5.64m x 3.84m). Further large double room with double glazed window enjoying delightful outlook with estuary glimpses. Fitted double wardrobe. Wash hand basin. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE17'2" x 13' (5.23m x 3.96m). Two double glazed windows with lovely views. Range of fitted wardrobes with overhead cupboards. Two radiators.

BEDROOM FOUR12'7" x 11'6" (3.84m x 3.5m). Dual aspect double glazed windows with fine views and estuary glimpses. Double wardrobe with overhead cupboards. Wash hand basin. Radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM Comprising vanity wash basin with double cupboard under, low level WC, panelled bath with mixer tap and separate tiled shower cubicle with glazed screen and wall mounted shower unit. Part tiled walls. Fitted towel rail. Double glazed window

OUTSIDE The property is approached by a private road and leads to the private driveway, providing off road parking for many vehicles. The gardens amounting to approximately one acre, are delightful and sweep around from the front to the side and rear of the house with fantastic countryside views. Predominantly laid to lawn with perimeter flower and shrub beds and well stocked rockery area. There is a large patio perfect for alfresco dining and a fabulous heated swimming pool with sun patio and wonderful outlook. There is an oil tank and boiler house and a timber garden storage shed.

SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil heating.

AGENTS NOTE The Vendors advise that they have a legal right of way over and along the private road leading to Modbury at all times and for all purposes. Please ask for further information and copies of the Land Registry entries confirming this.

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