Merrymeet, Whitestone, Exeter
A fantastic opportunity to purchase a spacious, detached 2 bedroom bungalow situated on a generous plot in the sought after village of Whitestone. This property has so much to offer with modern decoration throughout, pleasant views, good sized gardens to both the front & rear, off-road parking for multiple vehicles, planning permission for a third bedroom in the loft and spacious living accommodation. The property also benefits from fantastic travel links into the city of Exeter and is a short drive from the M5 and other link roads.
- Very Spacious 2 Bedroom Detached Bungalow
- Generous Plot With Front & Rear Gardens
- Driveway Parking For Multiple Vehicles Including A Carport
- Planning Permission Granted For A Loft Conversion
- Extended With Potential For Further Extensions (STPP)
- Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room With Separate Utility Area
- Fantastic Travel Links Into Exeter & To The M5, A30, & A38
- Please Call Autograph Estate Agents On 01626 897555
The delightful small village of Whitestone allows for rural living whilst only being approximately 4 miles outside of the city of Exeter. There is a great mix of older character properties and more modern constructions throughout the village which is often complimented by local horses being ridden through its streets. Whitestone is within the catchment area of the popular Tedburn St Mary Primary School and for secondary schools, West Exe and QE. The parish hall is only a short walk from the property and offers a huge variety of activities for all ages from pantomimes, book club, toddler group and bowls to Pilates!
The beautiful 13th century church of St Catherine of Alexandria stands high on one of the ridges overlooking the village with wonderful views towards neighbouring countryside and woodland. There is a local bus service linking the village to Nadderwater & Exeter as well as Whitestone also benefitting from fantastic road links into the city, onto the M5 and towards Exeter international airport where you can catch a range of both domestic flights and flights all over Europe.
You enter the property into the porch providing the perfect space to hang coats and hide muddy boots from the rest of the property. The porch opens into the main hallway giving access to principal rooms and benefits from two large storage cupboards. The living room is of a good size with two well-positioned windows enjoying a dual aspect, one window offering fabulous far reaching country views and the other overlooking the front garden. There is an opening into the kitchen and double doors open into the dining room. The kitchen/breakfast room is a bright and well sized room. The kitchen itself consists of a range of modern wall and base units with granite effect worktops and upstands. There is a cooker with extractor hood over and a sink with mixer tap and drainer conveniently located beneath a large window allowing you to fully appreciate the views over the rear garden making the washing up less of a chore! There is an integrated dishwasher and fridge, along with a breakfast bar area formed from an extension of the worktops and patio doors onto the rear elevated seating area and offering a spectacular view onto the garden and treeline beyond.
There is a cooker with extractor hood over and a sink with mixer tap and drainer conveniently located beneath a large window allowing you to fully appreciate the views over the rear garden making the washing up less of a chore! There is an integrated dishwasher and fridge, along with a breakfast bar area formed from an extension of the worktops and patio doors onto the rear elevated seating area and offering a spectacular view onto the garden and treeline beyond. Off the kitchen is a separate utility area benefiting from matching flooring and units. There is space for an under counter washing machine, dryer and space for a freestanding fridge freezer and a further sink with drainer set into the worktop and a glazed back door leading to the rear garden terrace along with a door to the front which could be used as an alternative front door – useful for unloading the shopping!
The dining room is a welcome addition to the property. There is ample space for a large family dining table and two large windows which allows for further views over the garden and nearby woodland. The perfect setting for a Sunday roast! The two bedrooms are located towards the front of the property, the master being a good size double bedroom offering pleasant views onto the front garden with bedroom 2 being a double room. Both rooms benefit from fitted cupboards. The family bathroom is predominately tiled from floor to ceiling and consists of a 3-piece white suite including a bath with shower over, WC and a pedestal wash basin. A frosted window provides natural ventilation.
The bungalow sits on a very generous plot, to the front there is a sloped driveway leading to a covered carport providing parking for multiple vehicles. There is also a good-sized lawn area to the front of the property complimented by a range of established, colorful shrubs, trees and plants. The rear garden can be accessed from the side via a gate with a paved path leading round the bungalow or via the rear terrace seating area. The rear terrace offers the perfect vantage point to look over the garden and towards the nearby trees and fields, a perfect spot for a barbecue in the summer months and a relaxing place to sit with a book and a cup of tea! There are again a variety of established shrubs and plants complimenting the lawned area. There is a storage shed located towards the bottom of the garden and a glass greenhouse. There is further storage under the dining room accessed from the garden and storage perfect for bikes, tools and the mower under the rear terrace.
From the M5 southbound: Exit the M5 at juncton 31 towards the A30, Continue onto A30 and continue for approximately 1.5 miles, Use the left lane to take the A377 slip road to Exeter/Crediton, at the roundabout take the 1st exit towards Ide. Continue on this road passing under the flyover taking a left onto Tedburn Road at the end. Take the first right to stay on Tedburn Road. Continue on this road towards Tedburn St Mary. Take a right onto Pound Lane just before the Travelers Rest Inn. Turn left onto Hill Lane. Continue to the top of Hill Lane and you will arrive onto Merrymeet. Turn left and the property will be on your right hand side. Alternatively, Whitestone is easily accessible from the Redhills area of Exeter.
Mains electric, Mains water supply & drainage Oil fired boiler with central heating installed