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St. Leonards | Exeter

Guide Price £850,000

Semi-Detached | 5

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Accommodation Summary

GUIDE PRICE £850,000-£900,000
Grade II listed
Elegant St Leonards home
Five bedrooms
Two reception rooms
Re-modelled kitchen, bathroom and shower room
South facing rear garden
No onward chain

Directions

From Exeter city centre take Topsham Road. Take the first right into Friars Walk and follow this road around. The property will be found on the left hand side.

Situation

Friars Walk is one of the best addresses that the city has to offer, conveniently positioned close to the historic quayside and just minutes from the Cathedral & Shopping Centre.

The property is within walking distance of the city centre with its wide range of leisure and retail facilities including the recently built Guildhall Dining development and Princesshay Shopping Centre. Exeter provides a number of very good private and state schools at all levels, together with a red brick University and expanding college.

The city affords excellent facilities being situated on the river and offering a selection of theatres, cinemas, an award-winning museum, cathedral, football, rugby and leisure centres. Rail links to London Paddington are about two hours and Exeter Airport is situated approximately 5 miles away.

Description

A wonderful opportunity to purchase this elegant Grade II listed semi detached house, enjoying a much sought after location within walking distance of the city centre and historic quayside.

The very spacious, well appointed accommodation offers the perfect blend of character and charm together with modern contemporary living.

On the ground floor there are two lovely reception rooms (one is used as bedroom 5) and a useful utility/store and ground floor cloakroom. The lower floor offers a further reception room, a fabulous re-modelled kitchen/breakfast room and there is a shower room.

There are four large double bedrooms on the upper two floors and the family bathroom. The property enjoys a delightful south facing rear garden and recently there was planning permission in place for a double garage (now lapsed). There is also a residents permit parking scheme.

. Panelled wood door with fan light opens to:

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Obscure glaze arched window to the side. Tiled flooring. Storage cupboard and cupboard housing the central heating boiler. Stripped wood door with stained glass opens to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY Arched sash window to the side. Stairs rise to the first floor. Radiator. Stripped wood door opens to:

SITTING ROOM16'1" x 14'4" (4.9m x 4.37m). A lovely bright and spacious reception room with a tall sash window to the rear with shutters overlooking the rear garden. Feature open fire with tiled hearth and inlay, decorative surround and mantelpiece. Picture rails and moulded coving. Radiator. Exposed floorboards.

DRAWING ROOM/BEDROOM FIVE16'1" x 14'4" (4.9m x 4.37m). Used as a large double bedroom or could be a further spacious reception room. Tall sash window to the rear with shutters. Log burner. Exposed floorboards. Picture rails.

REAR LOBBY Part obscure glazed door leading outside. Radiator. Door to:

UTILITY/STORE7'7" x 7'10" (2.3m x 2.4m). A very useful room with roll edged work surface, plumbing and space for a washing machine and further appliance space. Window overlooking the rear garden.

CLOAKROOM/WC Comprising a pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Part tiled walls. Obscure glazed window.

LOWER FLOOR A door from the hallway and a turning timber staircase leads to;

HALLWAY Large walk in shelved pantry. Stripped wood. Double doors open to:

DINING ROOM16'1" x 14'9" (4.9m x 4.5m). A lovely sized room with tall sash window to the front with shutters. Superb flagstone flooring. Brick fireplace recess with decorative surround and mantelpiece. Built in shelved storage cupboard. Radiator.

SHOWER ROOM Comprising a wash hand basin with a tiled splash back. Low level WC. Tiled shower enclosure with glazed screen. Heated towel rail.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM16'1" 12'10" (4.9m 3.9m). A lovely feature of the property having been re-modelled and updated recently to a high standard. Rear aspect sash window with shutters. Part glazed door leading outside. The kitchen comprises a one and a half bowl enamel sink unit and drainer with a mixer tap. Solid wood work top with storage cupboards and drawers beneath and wall mounted shelving. Range style cooker with twin ovens and six burner gas hob with extractor canopy with lighting. Recess for an upright fridge/freezer. Plumbing and space for a dishwasher. Exposed floorboards. Plenty of space for breakfast table and chairs.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Approached by a turning staircase with exposed balustrades. Stairs rise to the first floor. Picture rails. Linen cupboard with slatted shelving. Stripped wood doors open to:

BEDROOM ONE16'6" x 14'4" (5.03m x 4.37m). A large double room with sash window to the rear enjoying open views towards the Haldon Hills. Two built in double wardrobes. Fireplace with tiled inlay, decorative surround and mantelpiece. Exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM TWO16'6" x 15'1" (5.03m x 4.6m). A further spacious room with sash window to the front aspect. Tiled fireplace with decorative surround and mantelpiece. Fitted double wardrobe. Picture rails. Exposed floorboards. Radiator.

BATHROOM Comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, roll top, claw foot bath with part tiled surround. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Dual aspect multi paned windows.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING Approached by a turning staircase with exposed balustrades. Sky light window. Loft hatch. Large walk in eaves storage cupboard. Panelled wood doors open to:

BEDROOM THREE14'8" x 11'9" (4.47m x 3.58m). Side aspect window enjoying a similar open outlook. Fitted double wardrobe. Radiator. Cast iron fireplace with decorative surround and mantelpiece.

BEDROOM FOUR14'8" x 11'10" (4.47m x 3.6m). Side aspect window enjoying a pleasant city view. Cast iron fireplace with stripped wood surround and mantelpiece. Radiator.

OUTSIDE The property is approached by a timber gate and path leading to the pillared entrance porch. The front garden is laid to lawn with planted flower and shrub borders. A side gate leads to a concrete area with bike storage space and side door to the rear lobby. The path continues to;

REAR GARDEN A very pleasant south facing garden laid with stone chippings and raised perimeter flower and shrub beds. Log store. Outside tap and courtesy light. Rear access gate. Steps lead down to a paved area useful for storage and has the access door from the kitchen/breakfast room.

SUMMARY

GUIDE PRICE £850,000-£900,000
BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED PERIOD HOME , in a favoured city centre address close to St Leonards schools and the River Exe and historic quayside. (contd...)... Read more

Accommodation Summary

GUIDE PRICE £850,000-£900,000
Grade II listed
Elegant St Leonards home
Five bedrooms
Two reception rooms
Re-modelled kitchen, bathroom and shower room
South facing rear garden
No onward chain

Directions

From Exeter city centre take Topsham Road. Take the first right into Friars Walk and follow this road around. The property will be found on the left hand side.

Situation

Friars Walk is one of the best addresses that the city has to offer, conveniently positioned close to the historic quayside and just minutes from the Cathedral & Shopping Centre.

The property is within walking distance of the city centre with its wide range of leisure and retail facilities including the recently built Guildhall Dining development and Princesshay Shopping Centre. Exeter provides a number of very good private and state schools at all levels, together with a red brick University and expanding college.

The city affords excellent facilities being situated on the river and offering a selection of theatres, cinemas, an award-winning museum, cathedral, football, rugby and leisure centres. Rail links to London Paddington are about two hours and Exeter Airport is situated approximately 5 miles away.

Description

A wonderful opportunity to purchase this elegant Grade II listed semi detached house, enjoying a much sought after location within walking distance of the city centre and historic quayside.

The very spacious, well appointed accommodation offers the perfect blend of character and charm together with modern contemporary living.

On the ground floor there are two lovely reception rooms (one is used as bedroom 5) and a useful utility/store and ground floor cloakroom. The lower floor offers a further reception room, a fabulous re-modelled kitchen/breakfast room and there is a shower room.

There are four large double bedrooms on the upper two floors and the family bathroom. The property enjoys a delightful south facing rear garden and recently there was planning permission in place for a double garage (now lapsed). There is also a residents permit parking scheme.

. Panelled wood door with fan light opens to:

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Obscure glaze arched window to the side. Tiled flooring. Storage cupboard and cupboard housing the central heating boiler. Stripped wood door with stained glass opens to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY Arched sash window to the side. Stairs rise to the first floor. Radiator. Stripped wood door opens to:

SITTING ROOM16'1" x 14'4" (4.9m x 4.37m). A lovely bright and spacious reception room with a tall sash window to the rear with shutters overlooking the rear garden. Feature open fire with tiled hearth and inlay, decorative surround and mantelpiece. Picture rails and moulded coving. Radiator. Exposed floorboards.

DRAWING ROOM/BEDROOM FIVE16'1" x 14'4" (4.9m x 4.37m). Used as a large double bedroom or could be a further spacious reception room. Tall sash window to the rear with shutters. Log burner. Exposed floorboards. Picture rails.

REAR LOBBY Part obscure glazed door leading outside. Radiator. Door to:

UTILITY/STORE7'7" x 7'10" (2.3m x 2.4m). A very useful room with roll edged work surface, plumbing and space for a washing machine and further appliance space. Window overlooking the rear garden.

CLOAKROOM/WC Comprising a pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Part tiled walls. Obscure glazed window.

LOWER FLOOR A door from the hallway and a turning timber staircase leads to;

HALLWAY Large walk in shelved pantry. Stripped wood. Double doors open to:

DINING ROOM16'1" x 14'9" (4.9m x 4.5m). A lovely sized room with tall sash window to the front with shutters. Superb flagstone flooring. Brick fireplace recess with decorative surround and mantelpiece. Built in shelved storage cupboard. Radiator.

SHOWER ROOM Comprising a wash hand basin with a tiled splash back. Low level WC. Tiled shower enclosure with glazed screen. Heated towel rail.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM16'1" 12'10" (4.9m 3.9m). A lovely feature of the property having been re-modelled and updated recently to a high standard. Rear aspect sash window with shutters. Part glazed door leading outside. The kitchen comprises a one and a half bowl enamel sink unit and drainer with a mixer tap. Solid wood work top with storage cupboards and drawers beneath and wall mounted shelving. Range style cooker with twin ovens and six burner gas hob with extractor canopy with lighting. Recess for an upright fridge/freezer. Plumbing and space for a dishwasher. Exposed floorboards. Plenty of space for breakfast table and chairs.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Approached by a turning staircase with exposed balustrades. Stairs rise to the first floor. Picture rails. Linen cupboard with slatted shelving. Stripped wood doors open to:

BEDROOM ONE16'6" x 14'4" (5.03m x 4.37m). A large double room with sash window to the rear enjoying open views towards the Haldon Hills. Two built in double wardrobes. Fireplace with tiled inlay, decorative surround and mantelpiece. Exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM TWO16'6" x 15'1" (5.03m x 4.6m). A further spacious room with sash window to the front aspect. Tiled fireplace with decorative surround and mantelpiece. Fitted double wardrobe. Picture rails. Exposed floorboards. Radiator.

BATHROOM Comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, roll top, claw foot bath with part tiled surround. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Dual aspect multi paned windows.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING Approached by a turning staircase with exposed balustrades. Sky light window. Loft hatch. Large walk in eaves storage cupboard. Panelled wood doors open to:

BEDROOM THREE14'8" x 11'9" (4.47m x 3.58m). Side aspect window enjoying a similar open outlook. Fitted double wardrobe. Radiator. Cast iron fireplace with decorative surround and mantelpiece.

BEDROOM FOUR14'8" x 11'10" (4.47m x 3.6m). Side aspect window enjoying a pleasant city view. Cast iron fireplace with stripped wood surround and mantelpiece. Radiator.

OUTSIDE The property is approached by a timber gate and path leading to the pillared entrance porch. The front garden is laid to lawn with planted flower and shrub borders. A side gate leads to a concrete area with bike storage space and side door to the rear lobby. The path continues to;

REAR GARDEN A very pleasant south facing garden laid with stone chippings and raised perimeter flower and shrub beds. Log store. Outside tap and courtesy light. Rear access gate. Steps lead down to a paved area useful for storage and has the access door from the kitchen/breakfast room.

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