Guide Price £395,000Request a viewing
Unique, highly individual detached property requiring modernisation
Close to city centre and University
Large sitting room and dining area
Kitchen and utility room
Four bedrooms (two ground floor)
Bathroom and cloakroom
Lovely rear garden with far reaching views
Garage and driveway
No onward chain
From the city centre proceed northwards via Longbrook Street, continue straight ahead at the roundabout into Pennsylvania Road. Continue over the traffic lights and the junction of Union Road, and then about 3/4 of the way up the hill turn left into Oriole Drive and then turn right after a quarter of a mile into Hillcrest Park. The property will be found on the left hand side.
The property is located in a quiet, elevated position with far reaching views over Exeter and towards the Haldon Hills. In one of Exeter's most favoured areas in a quiet (private) no through road above the University and approximately one mile from the city centre, which provides a number of excellent private and state schools at all levels, 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 theatres, cinemas, a museum, cathedral, football, rugby and leisure centres. Rail links to London Paddington in approximately two hours. Exeter Airport is about five miles away providing regular flights to the UK and International destinations.
A unique opportunity to purchase this highly individual detached property, situated close to the city centre and University. The property requires modernisation and offers much potential to enhance and improve.
The accommodation includes an entrance hallway, large sitting room and dining area, Four bedrooms, two upstairs and two ground floor, a kitchen and utility room, bathroom and cloakroom. There is a garage and driveway and lovely sized rear garden and far reaching views.
|ACCOMMODATION|| Panelled wood entrance door with obscure glazed side screen opens to:|
|ENTRANCE HALLWAY|| Wood effect vinyl flooring. Door to:|
|BEDROOM TWO||11'3" x 9'10" (3.43m x 3m). Double glazed window to the front aspect. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.|
|BATHROOM|| Comprising pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level WC, panelled bath with wall mounted shower unit and glazed screen. Fully tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Radiator. Two obscure glazed windows.|
|HALLWAY|| An obscure patterned glass door opens to the inner hallway. Stairs rise to the first floor. Under stair storage cupboard also housing electric consumer unit and gas meter. Radiator. Window to front. Patterned glass sliding door and three steps lead down to:|
|SITTING ROOM/DINING AREA||26'7" x 14'10" (8.1m x 4.52m). A lovely sized reception room with double glazed picture window enjoying a lovely view over the garden towards the Duryard Valley, Exeter University and countryside beyond. A further rear aspect double glazed window with similar view. Two central heating radiators. Electric coal-effect fire with stone surround and mantelpiece. Fitted storage cupboards and shelving. Ceiling spotlights in the dining area.|
|KITCHEN||10'10" x 8'8" (3.3m x 2.64m). With rear aspect double glazed window enjoying a pleasant open outlook. Stainless steel double sink with mixer taps set into roll-edged work surface with a range of storage cupboards and drawers beneath. Further roll-edged work surfaces with cupboards under. Matching range of wall units with under-lighting. Part tiled walls. Radiator. Pantry with shelving.|
|REAR LOBBY|| Part glazed door opening to the rear garden and panelled wood door opening to the front of the property. Large walk-in storage cupboard with light and door to:|
|UTILITY ROOM|| Comprising double bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set into roll-edge work surface with double cupboard under. Plumbing and space for washing machine and further appliance space. Rear aspect window. Further door opens to:|
|SINGLE GARAGE||23'11" x 10' (7.3m x 3.05m). From the living/dining area, three steps rise to a door which opens to:|
|BEDROOM THREE||11'3" x 9'1" (3.43m x 2.77m). Double glazed window to the front aspect. Fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and additional cupboard over. Radiator. Wall mounted convector heater.|
|FIRST FLOOR LANDING|| Doors open to:|
|BEDROOM ONE||14'10" x 14'1" (4.52m x 4.3m). Good sized double bedroom with obscure glazed window to the front and additional window to the rear aspect with open view towards the Duryard Valley, University and countryside beyond. Radiator.|
|BEDROOM FOUR||8'3" x 7'5" (2.51m x 2.26m). A rear aspect window enjoying a similarly pleasant view towards the Duryard Valley, University and countryside beyond. Radiator.|
|CLOAKROOM|| Comprising wash hand basin and low level WC. Gas boiler supplying hot water and heating.|
|OUTSIDE|| The property is approached by a driveway providing off-road parking and leading to the single garage with up and over door, power and light and workshop area to rear of garage with work surface and storage and window to the rear aspect . Connecting door to the rear lobby.|
|FRONT GARDEN|| Lawned and stocked with an array of flowers and shrubs and there is a door accessing the lobby and through to the rear garden. The rear garden is a lovely feature of the property, being a particularly good size with a large patio adjacent to the property. The remainder laid to lawn with mature flower and shrub beds, trees and plants.|
|AGENTS NOTE|| The Vendor advises that The Hillcrest Park Management Co. Ltd currently collects £170 per annum per property towards establishing a larger sinking fund to be put towards the projected cost of road re-surfacing which is anticipated to become necessary within the next five years. We also understand that The Hillcrest Park Management Co. Ltd are putting together an information pack on the role of the company for residents/sellers.|