Detached house for sale in Whimple, Exeter EX5

Guide price £595,000
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Property features

  • An enviable location with excellent village amenities close by
  • Spacious sitting room with feature open fireplace & large bay window
  • Lovely open plan kitchen/dining room
  • Utility/boot room offers additional storage/appliance space
  • Ground floor reception room with adjacent shower room - scope to create annexe
  • 3 double bedrooms upstairs & another off the master (possible 5th bed/dressing room/ensuite)
  • Double glazing & oil-fired central heating system
  • Substantial driveway with ample off-road parking & double garage
  • Gardens & grounds offer privacy & seclusion. Lawn, patio, veg & soft fruit garden, 2 x greenhouses
  • The property lends itself to being extended in a variety of ways

Property description

Branscombes enjoys an enviable location tucked away on the edge of this favoured East Devon village surrounded by glorious East Devon countryside. The excellent village amenities are easily accessible and include convenience store, church, highly regarded primary school and mainline railway station connecting Exeter and London Waterloo. The surrounding countryside offers excellent walking and horse riding facilities. Major roads are also within easy reach providing swift access to the Cathedral City of Exeter, M5 and the coast.

The property itself enjoys light and airy, well-proportioned accommodation briefly comprising; reception hall, spacious sitting room with feature open fireplace and a large bay window with pleasant garden and country outlooks. The kitchen/dining room is a lovely open plan room creating a wonderful environment for families to cook, dine and socialise together. The kitchen area is fully equipped with a range of cupboards and drawers, both at base and eye-level, whilst allowing room for modern appliances. A utility/boot room offers additional storage and appliance space and a ground floor reception room lends itself for a variety of purposes and is adjacent to a shower room providing potential to create a ground floor annexe for an independent relative, etc.

On the first floor are three further double bedrooms, all enjoying lovely views and a further bedroom accessed through the master which creates an opportunity for a fifth bedroom/dressing room/en-suite. The family bathroom is fitted with a stylish white suite. The property has double glazing throughout, an oil fired central heating system and lends itself to be extended in a variety of ways (subject to the necessary planning permissions/consents).

The property is approached via a five bar timber gate leading onto a substantial driveway with off-road parking for numerous vehicles, including room for boats, caravans, etc. And access to the double garage.

The gardens and grounds are a particular feature being beautifully landscaped with a variety of specimen plants, shrubs and trees creating a range of colour and interest throughout the year. There is a large expanse of lawn allowing plenty of room for children to run and play and deep, well-established flowerbeds pleasing any keen gardener. A large patio area provides room to enjoy outdoor dining/entertaining in this idyllic setting whilst admiring the country views in an excellent degree of privacy and seclusion. There is a substantial vegetable and soft fruit garden including two greenhouses and storage for garden equipment.

The total site area extends to approximately 0.6 of an acre.

Area Whimple: The mainline railway station on the London Waterloo-Exeter line is within the village, as are the doctor's surgery, post office, church, bus service, well respected local primary school and heritage centre. There is also a cricket field and two good family pubs. The old A30 runs near the village which gives quick access to the A30 dual carriageway for easy journeys to Honiton, Exeter and the M5. Ottery St Mary is about 3 miles, Exeter 8 miles and the coast at Sidmouth is within a short drive.

Viewing By prior appointment with Redferns services We understand all mains services are connected except gas. Oil fired central heating.

Outgoings Council Tax Band F

tenure Freehold

agents note Data protection act of 2017. We are now required to obtain proof of id and proof of residence for any prospective purchaser before formally agreeing a sale. Photographic identification such as passport or driving licence, proof of residence, utility bill, council tax or official Inland Revenue correspondence.

Important notice 1. Every care is taken in preparing these particulars but they do not constitute nor constitute any part of an offer or a contract. They are prepared in good faith but they are for guidance only and intended to give a fair description of the property. 2. Statements contained in these particulars are not to be relied on as statements or representations of fact and are made without responsibility on the part of the agents or vendor. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each statement. The vendor does not make or give and neither the agents or their employees have authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property or its use. 3. Any reference to alterations to, or use of any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. These must be verified by any intending purchaser. 4. All properties are offered subject to contract and being unsold. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by any intending purchaser in inspecting any property which has been sold, let or withdrawn.5. The photographs show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time they were taken. Any areas, measurements or distances given are approximate only. 6. Descriptions of a property are inevitably subjective but we endeavour to make our particulars accurate. If there are any points of particular importance please contact us before viewing and we will be pleased to check or clarify information.
Redferns is a trading name of Redferns Ottery St Mary Limited Registered in England and Wales 4817078
Registered Office 1 Broad Street, Ottery St Mary, Devon EX11 1BR

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Nearby transport

  • Whimple (0.5 miles)
  • Cranbrook (Devon) (3.2 miles)
  • Feniton (3.4 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (3.3 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (43.9 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (51.0 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (7.5 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (7.5 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (7.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Whimple Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Rockbeare Church of England Primary School and Pre-School (2.1 miles)
  • West Hill Primary School (2.2 miles)
  • Wesc Foundation College (7.5 miles)
  • Exeter Tutorial College (7.8 miles)
  • Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education (8.2 miles)
  • Cranbrook Education Campus (2.1 miles)
  • The King's School (2.7 miles)
  • Clyst Vale Community College (3.9 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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