Detached house for sale in London Road, Whimple, Exeter EX5

Guide price £599,950
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Property features

  • A substantial detached family home
  • Extended and improved in recent years
  • Contemporary design with quality fixtures and fittings
  • Reception hall with attractive oak flooring. Bi-fold doors to spacious sitting room
  • Super corner picture window with wonderful garden outlooks
  • Family room or large office. Dining room for formal occasions
  • Open plan kitchen/breakfast and lounge area which is the heart of the home
  • Impressive staircase with lovely views leading to five bedrooms (two en-suite)
  • Loft space utilised as an office (potential sixth bedroom)
  • Automatic gates, Plenty of parking. Garden of just over a third of an acre

Property description

Southbrook Lodge is situated in a highly accessible location on the edge of the Cathedral City of Exeter with all its outstanding amenities and major roads including the M5 and A30 are within a short drive. Further comprehensive amenities are available in the nearest town of Cranbrook with primary and secondary schools and an excellent range of fitness/recreational facilities, independent shops and railway line, connecting Exeter and London Waterloo.

The property itself has been thoughtfully extended and improved in recent years creating a wonderful light and spacious home enhanced by quality fixtures and fittings. The well-proportioned accommodation briefly comprises; impressive reception hall with attractive oak flooring, cloaks cupboards and well-appointed ground floor bathroom. Bi-fold doors lead through to a spacious multi-aspect sitting room and a super corner picture window with pleasant garden outlooks. There is a family room or large office and a dining room for more formal occasions. The open plan kitchen/breakfast and lounge area is most definitely the heart of the home; beautifully appointed with cream fronted cupboards and drawers enhanced by attractive timber effect worktops and tiled splashbacks. This wonderful room has beautiful garden outlooks and French doors giving direct access to the substantial patio area and a utility room offers additional storage and appliance space.

The first floor is approached via an impressive oak and chrome staircase with vaulted glass, again with lovely views. There are five good sized bedrooms, two benefitting from en-suite facilities, fitted with stylish white suites. The family bathroom is also well appointed with a white suite and enhanced by attractive tiling to walls and floor. The current owners have used the spacious loft space as an additional office and would lend itself as a sixth bedroom if ever required.

The property is approached by grand automatic wrought iron double gates leading onto a substantial driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles which also highlights the potential as a commercial venture.

The total plot size is just over a third of an acre with the rear garden being another appealing feature; fully enclosed and enjoying an excellent degree of privacy with a large expanse of lawn providing plenty of room for children to run and play. A large paved patio area allows room for families to enjoy outdoor dining/entertaining. Numerous outbuildings provide vast storage with a brick built workshop and a garden play room with TV connection and power. External lighting creates a lovely ambiance on a summers evening.

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 system.

Outgoings Council Tax band E

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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

  • Cranbrook (Devon) (1.4 miles)
  • Whimple (1.9 miles)
  • Pinhoe (3.7 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (1.6 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (44.7 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (52.5 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (5.8 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (5.8 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (5.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Rockbeare Church of England Primary School and Pre-School (0.4 miles)
  • St Martin's CofE Primary & Nursery School (1.2 miles)
  • Whimple Primary School (1.9 miles)
  • Exeter Tutorial College (6.0 miles)
  • Huntercombe Hospital School Meadow Lodge (13.3 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (20.4 miles)
  • Cranbrook Education Campus (0.5 miles)
  • Clyst Vale Community College (2.2 miles)
  • Ellen Tinkham School (SEN) (3.8 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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