Guide Price £325,000
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Accommodation Summary

Lovely semi-rural location on the edge of Lympstone
Beautiful distant Estuary views
High ceilings & a wealth of period features
Recently upgraded bathroom and kitchen
Re-wired and re-plumbed throughout
New electric central heating system and combi-boiler
Presented to a high standard, including new carpets
Delightful private garden
Garage & communal parking area
No onward chain

Directions

From Exeter proceed on the A376 towards Exmouth. On entering Lympstone, at the traffic lights, turn left onto Wotton Lane opposite the Saddlers Arms public house. After 200 yards turn left into Tedstone Lane and the property will be found down the second driveway on the right, after half a mile.

Situation

Lympstone grew from an ancient settlement on the eastern shores of the Exe Estuary. The village built its reputation on maritime trade and agriculture and about 100 fishing vessels operated from the area towards the end of the 19th century, when Lympstone was particularly celebrated for its whitebait and the quality of its oysters. The village has four public houses, a well established primary school, village stores and a train service operating between Exeter and Exmouth. There is also a lively sailing club and a wide selection of clubs and societies. The village has its own website - www.lympstone.org and the village is on the Exmouth - Topsham cycle path.

Description

3 Tedstone House is an impressive ground floor apartment situated in Tedstone House, a stunning former manor house, now divided into apartments, commanding a semi-elevated rural location on the outskirts of Lympstone. Believed to have been constructed circa 1840, the property retains a wealth of period features including ceiling roses, ornate coving, stunning carved marble fireplace and fantastic high ceilings. The current owners have recently upgraded the apartment with a stunning new kitchen and shower room, with the remaining accommodation comprising two double bedrooms, an impressive dining hall and spacious sitting room. To the front is an attractive front garden; private to the apartment. The property has a single garage and communal parking on site is available.

Entrance From the parking area, a path leads across the private garden to the original arched front door of the house, a lovely feature which opens into the ...

Dining Hall23'7" x 13'5" (7.19m x 4.1m). A fantastic entertaining space, full of period features and character including a beautiful ceiling rose, corniced ceiling and original Victorian tiling, uncovered and restored by the current owners. Used as an entrance hall and dining room, with doors off to ...

Sitting Room18'7" x 16'5" (5.66m x 5m). Beautiful sitting room measuring nearly 19', with splendid high ceilings, enjoying stunning views across countryside, to the Exe estuary and Haldon Hills beyond. Bay window complete with window seat. Carved marble open fireplace and corniced ceiling.

Kitchen18'5" x 5'11" (5.61m x 1.8m). A lovely bespoke kitchen, recently upgraded by the current vendors to a very high standard with a range of fitted appliances, solid block worktop, double ceramic sink and drainer, 4-ring electric hob and attractive tiled splashbacks. A window to the side overlooks the garden.

Bedroom 116'8" x 13'7" (5.08m x 4.14m). A spacious double bedroom with high corniced ceiling, fitted wardrobes and a window to front, enjoying a rural outlook.

Bedroom 216'5" x 8'7" (5m x 2.62m). A double bedroom with a window to the side aspect enjoying open countryside views.

Shower room A stunning shower room, again recently upgraded with a large walk-in shower, heated towel rail and a hand wash basin with cabinet.

Outside A wrought iron gate gives access to a pathway which leads up to the front door. This crosses an enclosed and secluded private FRONT GARDEN, lawned and with a fine selection of mature flowers, trees and shrubs. The property further benefits from a SINGLE GARAGE with up and over door and power. There is also a communal area for parking.

AGENT’S NOTE: The Vendor advises that the property has the benefit of a 136 year Lease from 1st January 2016. Ground rent is £13 per annum for the flat and garden and £13 per annum for the garage. There is no regular service charge - owners pay their proportion of costs (e.g. for external decorating every 7 years and regular emptying of the septic tank), based on their square footage. For Flat 3 the proportion is 20%. The Freeholder currently looks after the grounds outside of the private garden.

SERVICES: Mains electricity and water. Electric central heating (combi-boiler). Private sewerage (communal septic tank). (No gas or LPG).

Property info

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