Guide Price £500,000Request a viewing
Enclosed entrance porch
Large farmhouse style kitchen/dining room
Three/Four double bedrooms including master with en-suite shower room
Attic room which has potential as fourth bedroom
Fabulous private garden and feature decked area
Double garage and brick paved driveway For 4 Cars
Exit the city via Heavitree heading for the A30 Honiton Road. Go under the M5 and then take the first exit off the A30 signposted to Sowton village. Take the first right opposite the Black Horse Inn. Go over the A30 and then immediately turn left signposted Sowton Village. Enter the attractive village, forking left towards the church, which is a no through road. You will then find the property on the left after approximately 50 yards. Approximate distance from the city centre is 4.5 miles.
The property is located in the picturesque Sowton Village, which has a church and village hall nearby and offers excellent access onto the M5 and A30. The property is ideally placed for easy access to the Science Park. Close by is the village of Clyst St. Mary which has a shop / post office, pub, garage and Primary and Pre-school. There are delightful rural walks nearby with an array of public footpaths to explore. Exeter city centre, which is approximately 5 miles to the west, provides excellent sports and leisure facilities being situated on the river and offering a selection of theatres, cinemas, museum, cathedral, football, rugby and leisure centres. Both Aldi and Sainsbury’s can be found approximately 3 miles from the property, via Cumberland Way which bypasses Pinhoe, which boasts a good range of facilities. Rail links to London Paddington take around two hours from Exeter St. David’s, or there are connections to London Waterloo from either Pinhoe or Cranbrook stations. Exeter Airport is approximately 2.5 miles away providing regular air services to the UK and International destinations.
Lucombe Oaks is a charming family sized Period Grade II Listed house thought to have been built around 1800, located in the centre of the sought-after village of Sowton on the Eastern fringe of Exeter.
The accommodation in this character property is well proportioned and arranged over three floors with exposed beams and on the top floor, vaulted ceilings. There is a good sized garden which is well-established and private with a decked area ideal for sitting out, complete with a summer house. There is an annexe/studio building in the garden and a double garage and driveway parking for several vehicles.
Wilkinson Grant & Company have been instructed to market the property with no onward chain.
|GROUND FLOOR|| UPVC front door opening to...|
|ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH|| Slate flooring. Opaque glazed to three sides. Part decorative glazed door to...|
|FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN||18'4" max x 18'2" (5.59m max x 5.54m). A lovely room with turning staircase to first floor. Feature fireplace with inset wood burning stove with brick surround, lintel over and slate tiled hearth. Granite effect roll edged worktop surfaces with tiled splashback. Fitted with an extensive range of cream wood-fronted cupboards and drawers units. Inset single sink with single drainer and mixer tap. Range style cooker with four ring hob. Built in dishwasher. Space for large American fridge/freezer. Kick heater. Night storage heater with cover over. Attractive tiled flooring. Exposed beams. Double glazed window to front and two double glazed windows to rear. Multi pained door leads to:|
|SITTING ROOM||18'3" x 17'9" max (5.56m x 5.4m max). Another attractive room with enclosed staircase to first floor. Feature fireplace with inset Yeoman wood-burning stove, tiled hearth, brick surround and wooden mantel over. Understairs recess. Laminate wood effect flooring. Two night storage heaters one with decorative cover. Wall mounted electric heater. Exposed beams. Recessed down lighters. Two double glazed windows to front, two double glazed windows to rear and French doors opening onto a brick paved area to the side.|
There are staircases from the kitchen and the sitting room which rise to the first floor.
|FIRST FLOOR LANDING|| This landing is approached from the sitting room staircase and provides a private access to the master bedroom. Wall mounted electric panel heater. Double glazed window to front overlooking the garden. Door to...|
|MASTER BEDROOM||18'6" max x 12'7" (5.64m max x 3.84m). A fantastic sized double room with wall mounted storage heater. Exposed beams. Recessed ceiling lights. Two double glazed windows to rear. Tiled surround.|
|EN-SUITE||10'1" x 5'5" (3.07m x 1.65m). Comprising a contemporary suite with twin wash hand basins with storage under. Attractive tiled surround. Close coupled WC. Large shower area with wall mounted shower unit. Fully tiled walls and flooring. Heated towel rail. Obscure double glazed window to the front.|
|LANDING|| This landing is accessed from the kitchen staircase. A Useful area which could be used as an office or study. Night storage heater with decorative over. Double glazed window to rear.|
|BEDROOM TWO||13'3" x 8'7" (4.04m x 2.62m). A further spacious double bedroom. Double glazed windows to front. Two built-in double wardrobes.|
|BATHROOM|| In fully tiled surround. Panelled bath with shower over complete with shower screen. WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Heated ladder style towel rail. Wall mounted convector heater. Built in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelving over. Opaque double glazed window to front.|
|SECOND FLOOR|| |
|BEDROOM THREE||17'6" (5.33m) x 15'8" (4.78m) With part sloping ceilings. A lovely dual aspect room with exposed roof timbers and a vaulted ceiling. Under eaves storage area. Night storage heater with decorative cover over. Hatch to roof space. Two double glazed dormer windows to front and to the rear with far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside. Opaque glazed door through to...|
|ATTIC ROOM/POTENTIAL BEDROOM FOUR||18'6" max x 16'1" (5.64m max x 4.9m). A good sized room currently used as a playroom. Exposed roof timbers and a vaulted ceiling. Spotlights. Opaque leaded window through to Bedroom three. If planning consent were obtained for a dormer window, then the room has the potential to become another bedroom.|
|OUTSIDE|| To the front there is a brick paved private driveway with off road parking for four vehicles. Well-stocked raised bed to the side which provides off-road parking for several cars and also gives access to the...|
|DOUBLE GARAGE||18'1" x 17'3" (5.51m x 5.26m). Power and light, under eaves storage and fitted cupboards. Courtesy door to the side. The double garage could also provide further off-road parking for 2 vehicles.|
|WORKSHOP||16' x 7'6" (4.88m x 2.29m). Substantially brick built with tiled roof. Double doors. Workbench. Wall-mounted cupboard. Under eaves storage. Power and light. Two windows to front and one to the side.|
|GARDEN|| The main garden extends to around 100' x 30', has been well laid out and maintained and is a particular feature of the property. There is a brick paved seating area adjacent to the house with outside lighting and tap. A few steps rise to a wonderful decked area, perfect for entertaining and alfresco dining and with a feature pergola and beautiful, well planted borders and a summerhouse. The remaining garden is laid mainly to lawn with mature borders and a very pleasant paved patio seating area at the far end. |
The garden also features an almost completed outbuilding which has the potential to be an annexe or studio. It comes equipped with a high quality kitchen area with modern units and integrated hob, a good sized studio or potentially bedroom space and a separate room with plumbing for a wash basin, WC and shower.