Longdown, Exeter Sold STC

Longdown, Exeter

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£565,000

Hill House is an impressive five bedroom detached property, set in an elevated position in the rural village of Longdown. Enjoying glorious far reaching views covering the local countryside and farm land, much of Exeter, Haldon Belvedere and on a clear day even the sea! The kitchen has granite worktops and a modern design. This property's trump card has to be the Velux Cabrio in the master bedroom which folds from a window into a balcony enabling you to enjoy those fantastic views even more! The property's decorative order both inside and out is quite impressive and has been completed to a high standard throughout. Some of the finishing touches include a motion sensitive mirror in the master en-suite, decking area at the top of the garden and two wood burners.

  • Detached five double bedroom residence with two en-suites
  • Far reaching Southerly views of the Devon countryside and on a good day the sea!
  • Velux Cabrio balcony feature
  • Granite worktops in the kitchen
  • Attractive village of Longdown
  • Easy commute to Exeter and the M5
  • Kitchen, second lounge and hall enjoy solid oak flooring
  • Wood burner in both receptions
  • Oil fired central heating and double glazing
  • Detached garage and parking

Situation

Hill House is located roughly 4 miles west of Exeter in the popular village of Longdown, best known for it's 17th century pub, rural position and beautiful scenic walks. The village also offers a traditional farm shop and a village hall. It is rural yet retains good road access with the A30 1.5 miles away which links to the M5 motorway. Approximately a 10 minute drive, Exeter has two mainline railway stations on the London Paddington and Waterloo lines, an international airport, a wide range of shopping, leisure and excellent education facilities. On the door step, you have the Teign Valley and Dartmoor National Park best known for it's striking granite tors, steep wooded river valleys and heather covered moorland. Offering a wide selection of recreational opportunities such as walking, cycling, riding and fishing on the River Dart. Many of the region's finest beaches are within easy driving distance.

Accommodation

The accommodation on offer is laid out over three floors consisting of a generous entrance hallway with stairs to first floor, doors lead off to principle receptions and the kitchen. The living room is an impressive size enjoying a Minster open fireplace housing an inset wood burning stove and patio doors to outside. There is solid oak flooring in the hall, kitchen and second lounge. The 20ft long kitchen/dining room is of generous proportions and is equipped with a good range of wall and base units with a beautiful granite work surface over. The kitchen also incorporates a number of built in appliances including an attractive range cooker with five ring hob. A convenient utility room also leads off from the kitchen. The ground floor also incorporates a WC and bedroom five. The second lounge also benefits from a wood burner which makes it great in the winter or a lovely garden room in the summer with the patio doors to outside. On the first floor, the accommodation consists of a large landing which is currently used as a "study with views". This floor houses bedroom two, three and four. Bedroom two is light and airy as well as being quite expansive. A surprisingly large en-suite is also present which is well presented. Bedroom three is currently used as a gym. Both bedroom two and four have far reaching views. The bath in the master bathroom is P shaped and has a shower over with shaped shower screen to fit the bath. From the landing/study stairs lead to the substantial master bedroom. This rooms star feature is the Velux Cabrio, which is of a innovative design creating window to balcony in seconds! Not only does this provide large levels of light but also adds to the accessibility of the extensive views. The master en-suite is well presented and has been completed to a high standard with a four piece suite.

Outside

The front of the property is accessed by wooden gates which lead onto a paved driveway with turning area and garage (16.9' x 9'10" (5.15m x 2.77m). The garage has light and power as well as under eaves storage. Steps lead up to the pillared entrance with paved pathways leading to both sides of the property. The front area of the property is partly enclosed by decorative railings. To the rear of the property there is a large private patio area accessed from both lounges, excellent for BBQ's and a table and chairs. Beyond the patio is a good sized laid to lawn area which leads to the vegetable patch and decking area tucked away at the very top of the garden`which enjoy fantastic views.

Directions

From Exeter proceed West on the B3212 towards the village of Longdown, Turn right immediately after the country pub "The Lamb Inn", the property can then be found roughly 50 meters on the left.