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Pennsylvania | Exeter

Guide Price £1,250,000

Detached | 5

Sold STC

Accommodation Summary

Wonderful Detached House
Secluded Position
Beautiful South Facing Garden
Five Bedrooms
Four Bathrooms
Double Garage
Driveway
EER/EPC: C
Council Tax: G

Directions

From Exeter city centre, proceed along Longbrook Steet, merging with Pennsylvania Road. At the junction go straight across, continuing along Pennsylvania Road and the signage for the property will be found on the left hand side, along a private road.

Situation

Hoopern Lawn lies in a secluded position on the edge of the University of Exeter Campus and Duryard Valley, just a mile from the city’s High Street and Cathedral. It enjoys a private position just a short walk from the extensive facilities of the university, with Exeter squash and cricket clubs nearby.

Exeter is well served with a selection of theatres, museum and cinemas and offers excellent restaurants and shopping facilities, good private and state schools together with a mainline train station to London (approx. 2 hours), Bristol and The North. An excellent local road network provides easy access to the M5, ‘A’ road intersection and coastal routes. Exeter International Airport also lies just 15 minutes from the city. Dartmoor and Devon’s beaches are within easy reach.

Description

A fabulous individual detached house, enjoying a secluded position within a mile from the city centre.

The accommodation has been much enhanced and re-modelled, offering an adaptable layout with home-working options and annexe potential.

The welcoming reception hallway features an impressive turning staircase. The large sitting room enjoys an outlook over the gardens and the kitchen/breakfast room is perfect for family living and entertaining. There is also a dining room, laundry room and utility room.

There are three further ground floor rooms, which could be used as office space, or ground floor bedrooms and there is a bathroom too. This area of the house offers the potential to be turned into self contained living space.

The first floor offers five lovely sized bedrooms and some fine, far reaching views over the city and towards the Exe Estuary and Haldon Hills. The principal room has a dressing area and en suite, and bedrooms two and three share a Jack and Jill bathroom. There is a further bathroom serving bedrooms four and five and a secondary staircase from this end of the house leading back to the kitchen/breakfast room.

There is a staircase from the kitchen down to a basement storage area which has double doors opening to the garden.

Panelled wood entrance door to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY A welcoming, spacious hallway with front aspect double glazed window. High quality Amtico flooring. Stylish spiral timber staircase to the first floor. Cloaks cupboard with light, hanging rail and shelf. Doors to:

FAMILY ROOM17'3" x 14'4" (5.26m x 4.37m). Double glazed windows and doors opening to the rear garden and enjoying lovely views towards the estuary. Further window to the side. Radiator. Gas, coal effect fire with attractive hearth. Radiator.

STUDY/BEDROOM11'9" x 10'6" (3.58m x 3.2m). Dual aspect double glazed windows. Radiator.

STUDY8'7" x 6'9" (2.62m x 2.06m). Front aspect double glazed window enjoying an outlook over the front garden. Laminate wood flooring. Wall mounted storage cupboard.

BATHROOM Pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC. Bath with mixer tap shower attachment. Attractive tiled walls and flooring. Ladder style heated towel rail.

CLOAKROOM Wash hand basin. Low level WC. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring. Obscure double-glazed window.

SITTING ROOM21'11" x 18'7" (6.68m x 5.66m). A lovely sized reception room, enjoying a delightful outlook over the gardens, the city and towards the Haldon Hills. Recessed sitting area overlooking the garden. Gas, coal effect fire with a tiled hearth. Two radiators.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM30'11" x 14'8" (9.42m x 4.47m). A lovely sized room, perfect for family living and entertaining and comprising a one and a half bowl sink unit and drainer with mixer tap, set into work surfaces with wood fronted base units and drawers beneath. Matching range of wall units. Slide out larder storage system. Rangemaster oven with five ring gas hob with tiled surround and stainless steel extractor canopy. Plumbing and space for a dishwasher. General appliance space. Plenty of room for a dining table and chairs. Tiled flooring. Double glazed double doors opening to the rear terrace with views over the gardens, towards the city and the Haldon Hills. Two radiators. Second staircase to the first floor.

UTILITY ROOM11'3" x 4'11" (3.43m x 1.5m). Enamel sink unit with mixer tap. Work surfaces with storage cupboards below. Matching wall units. Plumbing and space for a washing machine and additional appliance space. Wall mounted boiler. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Window to the side.

SECOND UTILITY ROOM8'3" x 7'5" (2.51m x 2.26m). Circular stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, set into work surface with storage units below. Upright shelved cupboard. Wall units. Side aspect double glazed window. Part double glazed door leading outside. Radiator. Integral door to the double garage.

DINING ROOM11'4" x 11'4" (3.45m x 3.45m). Double glazed windows enjoying a leafy outlook to the front. Radiator.

A door from the kitchen and stairs leads down to:

BASEMENT17'7" x 9'3" (5.36m x 2.82m). Excellent storage space with power and light and timber double doors opening to the rear garden.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A fabulous galleried landing with stunning stained-glass window to the front. Hatch to eaves storage space. Walk-in airing cupboard with water tank and slatted shelving. Double glazed Velux window. Further storage cupboard with hanging rail. Recess with Velux window and eaves access. Access to the boarded loft storage space with pull down ladder, power, and light. Secondary loft hatch. Two radiators. Doors to:

BEDROOM ONE19'3" x 10'2" (5.87m x 3.1m). A large double room with double glazed window enjoying wonderful views over the gardens, the city, Haldon Hills and Exe estuary. Further double-glazed window to the side. Radiator. Eaves storage space. Arch to the DRESSING ROOM: Fitted with a comprehensive range of wardrobes and drawers. Radiator. Double glazed Velux window to the front. Door to:

EN-SUITE A contemporary white suite with wash hand basin with tiled surround and mirror. Fitted storage under. Shaped bath with shower attachment and part tiled surround. Large shower enclosure with mains shower unit and glazed screen. Close coupled WC. Range of fitted storage cupboards. High quality flooring. Double glazed Velux window.

BEDROOM TWO18'7" x 13' (5.66m x 3.96m). A further large double room with double glazed double doors opening to a Juliet balcony with similar far-reaching views over the garden, city, Haldon Hills and glimpses of the Exe estuary. Radiator. Fitted storage cupboard. Radiator. Door to:

WALK THROUGH EN-SUITE A modern suite with wash hand basin with tiled surround and mirror over. Storage cupboards under. Close coupled WC. Tiled shower enclosure with mains shower unit and glazed screen. Tiled flooring. Double glazed Velux window. Ladder style heated towel rail. Door connecting to bedroom three.

BEDROOM THREE15'10" x 11'6" (4.83m x 3.5m). Double glazed windows with beautiful city and countryside views. Built in storage cupboard. Laminate wood flooring. Radiator. Door to Jack and Jill shower room.

BEDROOM FOUR17'10" x 10'4" (5.44m x 3.15m). Rear aspect double glazed window with outlook over the gardens. Built in wardrobe. Radiator. Access to eaves storage space.

BEDROOM FIVE14'4" x 12'4" (4.37m x 3.76m). Double glazed window enjoying a leafy outlook over the front garden. Double glazed Velux window. Built in wardrobe. Radiator.

BATHROOM Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Panelled bath with mixer tap shower attachment. Part tiled walls and tiled flooring. Ladder style heated towel rail. Double glazed Velux window.

OUTSIDE A tarmac driveway drops down to the house, providing off road parking for many vehicles and leading to the DOUBLE GARAGE: with remote control up and over door, power, and light and courtesy door to the utility room.

The front garden is beautifully planted with a wide array of flowers, plants and shrubs and mature trees, all providing a canopy of seclusion and privacy. Nonslip tiled steps lead through the front garden area and to the entrance porch with outside courtesy lighting and water tap. Pathways on either side of the house lead to:

REAR GARDEN: A fantastic feature of the house. A plot measuring approximately 0.59 acres in total and enjoying a southerly aspect with views towards the city and beyond to the Haldon Hills. The beautifully tended lawn gently slopes away from the house with well stocked perimeter flower and shrub beds and an imperious Lucombe oak. Adjacent to the rear of the house there are two sun patios and a lawned area, perfect for outdoor dining, entertaining and taking in the view. There are two useful timber storage sheds and a decked pergola seating area, enjoying the westerly evening sun.

AGENTS NOTE The vendor advises that in 2011 there was a small area of Japanese Knotweed at the property which was treated by Glendale, who have returned annually until 2020, and who have said that in 2019 and 2020 there was no re-occurrence. The historic growth was near to the boundary hedge line/garden shed, and approximately 5 metres from the house. Please ask the agent for further details.

SUMMARY

A wonderful detached house, enjoying a SECLUDED POSITION and a BEAUTIFUL 1/2 acre SOUTH FACING GARDEN with FINE VIEWS. (contd...)... Read more

Accommodation Summary

Wonderful Detached House
Secluded Position
Beautiful South Facing Garden
Five Bedrooms
Four Bathrooms
Double Garage
Driveway
EER/EPC: C
Council Tax: G

Directions

From Exeter city centre, proceed along Longbrook Steet, merging with Pennsylvania Road. At the junction go straight across, continuing along Pennsylvania Road and the signage for the property will be found on the left hand side, along a private road.

Situation

Hoopern Lawn lies in a secluded position on the edge of the University of Exeter Campus and Duryard Valley, just a mile from the city’s High Street and Cathedral. It enjoys a private position just a short walk from the extensive facilities of the university, with Exeter squash and cricket clubs nearby.

Exeter is well served with a selection of theatres, museum and cinemas and offers excellent restaurants and shopping facilities, good private and state schools together with a mainline train station to London (approx. 2 hours), Bristol and The North. An excellent local road network provides easy access to the M5, ‘A’ road intersection and coastal routes. Exeter International Airport also lies just 15 minutes from the city. Dartmoor and Devon’s beaches are within easy reach.

Description

A fabulous individual detached house, enjoying a secluded position within a mile from the city centre.

The accommodation has been much enhanced and re-modelled, offering an adaptable layout with home-working options and annexe potential.

The welcoming reception hallway features an impressive turning staircase. The large sitting room enjoys an outlook over the gardens and the kitchen/breakfast room is perfect for family living and entertaining. There is also a dining room, laundry room and utility room.

There are three further ground floor rooms, which could be used as office space, or ground floor bedrooms and there is a bathroom too. This area of the house offers the potential to be turned into self contained living space.

The first floor offers five lovely sized bedrooms and some fine, far reaching views over the city and towards the Exe Estuary and Haldon Hills. The principal room has a dressing area and en suite, and bedrooms two and three share a Jack and Jill bathroom. There is a further bathroom serving bedrooms four and five and a secondary staircase from this end of the house leading back to the kitchen/breakfast room.

There is a staircase from the kitchen down to a basement storage area which has double doors opening to the garden.

Panelled wood entrance door to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY A welcoming, spacious hallway with front aspect double glazed window. High quality Amtico flooring. Stylish spiral timber staircase to the first floor. Cloaks cupboard with light, hanging rail and shelf. Doors to:

FAMILY ROOM17'3" x 14'4" (5.26m x 4.37m). Double glazed windows and doors opening to the rear garden and enjoying lovely views towards the estuary. Further window to the side. Radiator. Gas, coal effect fire with attractive hearth. Radiator.

STUDY/BEDROOM11'9" x 10'6" (3.58m x 3.2m). Dual aspect double glazed windows. Radiator.

STUDY8'7" x 6'9" (2.62m x 2.06m). Front aspect double glazed window enjoying an outlook over the front garden. Laminate wood flooring. Wall mounted storage cupboard.

BATHROOM Pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC. Bath with mixer tap shower attachment. Attractive tiled walls and flooring. Ladder style heated towel rail.

CLOAKROOM Wash hand basin. Low level WC. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring. Obscure double-glazed window.

SITTING ROOM21'11" x 18'7" (6.68m x 5.66m). A lovely sized reception room, enjoying a delightful outlook over the gardens, the city and towards the Haldon Hills. Recessed sitting area overlooking the garden. Gas, coal effect fire with a tiled hearth. Two radiators.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM30'11" x 14'8" (9.42m x 4.47m). A lovely sized room, perfect for family living and entertaining and comprising a one and a half bowl sink unit and drainer with mixer tap, set into work surfaces with wood fronted base units and drawers beneath. Matching range of wall units. Slide out larder storage system. Rangemaster oven with five ring gas hob with tiled surround and stainless steel extractor canopy. Plumbing and space for a dishwasher. General appliance space. Plenty of room for a dining table and chairs. Tiled flooring. Double glazed double doors opening to the rear terrace with views over the gardens, towards the city and the Haldon Hills. Two radiators. Second staircase to the first floor.

UTILITY ROOM11'3" x 4'11" (3.43m x 1.5m). Enamel sink unit with mixer tap. Work surfaces with storage cupboards below. Matching wall units. Plumbing and space for a washing machine and additional appliance space. Wall mounted boiler. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Window to the side.

SECOND UTILITY ROOM8'3" x 7'5" (2.51m x 2.26m). Circular stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, set into work surface with storage units below. Upright shelved cupboard. Wall units. Side aspect double glazed window. Part double glazed door leading outside. Radiator. Integral door to the double garage.

DINING ROOM11'4" x 11'4" (3.45m x 3.45m). Double glazed windows enjoying a leafy outlook to the front. Radiator.

A door from the kitchen and stairs leads down to:

BASEMENT17'7" x 9'3" (5.36m x 2.82m). Excellent storage space with power and light and timber double doors opening to the rear garden.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A fabulous galleried landing with stunning stained-glass window to the front. Hatch to eaves storage space. Walk-in airing cupboard with water tank and slatted shelving. Double glazed Velux window. Further storage cupboard with hanging rail. Recess with Velux window and eaves access. Access to the boarded loft storage space with pull down ladder, power, and light. Secondary loft hatch. Two radiators. Doors to:

BEDROOM ONE19'3" x 10'2" (5.87m x 3.1m). A large double room with double glazed window enjoying wonderful views over the gardens, the city, Haldon Hills and Exe estuary. Further double-glazed window to the side. Radiator. Eaves storage space. Arch to the DRESSING ROOM: Fitted with a comprehensive range of wardrobes and drawers. Radiator. Double glazed Velux window to the front. Door to:

EN-SUITE A contemporary white suite with wash hand basin with tiled surround and mirror. Fitted storage under. Shaped bath with shower attachment and part tiled surround. Large shower enclosure with mains shower unit and glazed screen. Close coupled WC. Range of fitted storage cupboards. High quality flooring. Double glazed Velux window.

BEDROOM TWO18'7" x 13' (5.66m x 3.96m). A further large double room with double glazed double doors opening to a Juliet balcony with similar far-reaching views over the garden, city, Haldon Hills and glimpses of the Exe estuary. Radiator. Fitted storage cupboard. Radiator. Door to:

WALK THROUGH EN-SUITE A modern suite with wash hand basin with tiled surround and mirror over. Storage cupboards under. Close coupled WC. Tiled shower enclosure with mains shower unit and glazed screen. Tiled flooring. Double glazed Velux window. Ladder style heated towel rail. Door connecting to bedroom three.

BEDROOM THREE15'10" x 11'6" (4.83m x 3.5m). Double glazed windows with beautiful city and countryside views. Built in storage cupboard. Laminate wood flooring. Radiator. Door to Jack and Jill shower room.

BEDROOM FOUR17'10" x 10'4" (5.44m x 3.15m). Rear aspect double glazed window with outlook over the gardens. Built in wardrobe. Radiator. Access to eaves storage space.

BEDROOM FIVE14'4" x 12'4" (4.37m x 3.76m). Double glazed window enjoying a leafy outlook over the front garden. Double glazed Velux window. Built in wardrobe. Radiator.

BATHROOM Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Panelled bath with mixer tap shower attachment. Part tiled walls and tiled flooring. Ladder style heated towel rail. Double glazed Velux window.

OUTSIDE A tarmac driveway drops down to the house, providing off road parking for many vehicles and leading to the DOUBLE GARAGE: with remote control up and over door, power, and light and courtesy door to the utility room.

The front garden is beautifully planted with a wide array of flowers, plants and shrubs and mature trees, all providing a canopy of seclusion and privacy. Nonslip tiled steps lead through the front garden area and to the entrance porch with outside courtesy lighting and water tap. Pathways on either side of the house lead to:

REAR GARDEN: A fantastic feature of the house. A plot measuring approximately 0.59 acres in total and enjoying a southerly aspect with views towards the city and beyond to the Haldon Hills. The beautifully tended lawn gently slopes away from the house with well stocked perimeter flower and shrub beds and an imperious Lucombe oak. Adjacent to the rear of the house there are two sun patios and a lawned area, perfect for outdoor dining, entertaining and taking in the view. There are two useful timber storage sheds and a decked pergola seating area, enjoying the westerly evening sun.

AGENTS NOTE The vendor advises that in 2011 there was a small area of Japanese Knotweed at the property which was treated by Glendale, who have returned annually until 2020, and who have said that in 2019 and 2020 there was no re-occurrence. The historic growth was near to the boundary hedge line/garden shed, and approximately 5 metres from the house. Please ask the agent for further details.

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