A fabulous Individual Detached House
Four Ground Floor Bedrooms - One En Suite
Fifth Bedroom Option/Home Office with En Suite
Lovely Sized Living Room with Log burner
Stunning Kitchen/Family Room with Balcony Views
Delightful Woodland Gardens with Garden Room/Office
Driveway Parking for Several Vehicles
Council Tax: G
This exceptional four-bedroom residence boasts a commanding position within a protected conservation area, adjacent to the breathtaking Dartmoor landscape. Spanning an expansive 2,259 square feet internally, the living spaces are thoughtfully arranged on the upper floor, capitalizing on an abundance of natural light and offering panoramic views of the picturesque countryside. The property is enveloped by inviting decked terraces and sprawling private gardens, while its prime location provides direct access to extensive cycling and hiking trails. The historic city of Exeter is conveniently situated approximately two miles to the northeast, easily reachable on foot.
Situated at the end of a tranquil, private lane, the architectural character is defined by a harmonious blend of red brick and black timber cladding. The primary entrance is thoughtfully positioned on the east-facing façade, where a broad private driveway accommodates multiple vehicles with ease.
Upon entering the bright foyer, leading to the central solid oak staircase ascending to the primary living areas on the upper level. The first floor is generously bathed in natural light from all angles, thanks to its pitched ceilings and intersecting solid oak beams. The predominantly open-plan layout offers a seamless flow and versatile living and hosting arrangement.
Crafted with precision, the bespoke kitchen graces the far wall, cleverly concealing appliances providing ample cooking and storage space. A pair of glass doors lead to the side balcony, offering idyllic views of the surrounding fields and the stunning Dartmoor hills.
Designed with family life in mind, the dining area is conveniently situated adjacent to the kitchen, while a cozy reading nook graces the opposite end of the room. Connecting doors lead to the living room, adorned with deep navy blue walls for a cozy ambiance. Windows frame captivating views of the eastern fields, and a contemporary log-burning stove serves as a welcoming focal point during cooler months.
An adjoining studio or home office space offers versatility and connectivity to an en suite shower room. This space can easily transform into an additional bedroom, providing access to the decked terrace housing a wood-fired hot tub.
The ground level hosts a family bathroom and four bedrooms, each featuring ample storage and contemporary birch-ply wardrobes. The primary bedroom boasts a spacious en suite shower room and a separate dressing room. A sizable utility and laundry room complete this level.
Decked terraces extend seamlessly from the residence, complemented by a Scandinavian wood-fired hot tub—a perfect retreat after long hikes or bike rides. The gently sloping woodland gardens provide extensive outdoor space, with various dining areas for warm-weather enjoyment. A magnificent Monterey pine tree offers shade on the undulating lawns during summer, while raised beds on upper tiers invite home gardening endeavors.
The gardens teem with diverse local wildlife, including woodpeckers and tawny owls, who call the towering oak tree home. Mature trees, fruit trees and shrubs provide natural privacy and seclusion, while the upper terraces offer breathtaking Dartmoor vistas.
Positioned ideally for both rural and urban living, this residence offers a serene countryside setting surrounded by fields and wildlife, all within a short ten-minute drive or a 30-minute stroll to Exeter's vibrant city centre.
A wealth of hiking trails and mountain biking routes in Haldon Forest, as well as canoeing and kayaking opportunities on the River Exe, are easily accessible. Dartmoor National Park is a mere 15-minute drive away, and the popular beaches of Dawlish and Teignmouth can be reached in approximately 20 minutes by car.
The city of Exeter, located approximately two miles to the north, boasts a lively cultural scene centered around Exeter Cathedral, along with a diverse selection of restaurants, shops, and cafes, all easily reachable on foot. Exeter offers an extensive transportation network, including the M5 motorway and Exeter St Davids railway station, providing efficient access to London Paddington in just over two hours.
A 35-minute drive will take you to the charming town of Totnes, celebrated for its independent cafes and eateries, including The Hairy Barista, Greenfibres, and Willow, as well as its enchanting Friday market, featuring local produce, vintage clothing, and antiques.
Nearby Dartington Trust, nestled within a stunning 1,200-acre campus, hosts a variety of arts and cultural events throughout the year. The market town of Newton Abbot is just a 20-minute drive north and offers a mainline train station and convenient access to the A38 and M5.
|AGENTS NOTE:||The vendor has advised that there are private rights of way over and along the private driveway, which is shared with two other properties. The property has a private drainage system (Klargester).|