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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Longdown, Exeter, Devon, EX6

Guide Price £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Popular village on the edge of Exeter
  • Wonderful rural outlook
  • Versatile accommodation
  • 6 bedrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Garage and parking

Full description

A generous and unique property in an elevated position enjoying a wonderful rural outlook. 3 reception rooms, kitchen, utility, 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (2 en suite). Swimming pool. Decked sun terrace. Summerhouse. Gardens. Double garage. Half an acre. EPC Band D.

Situation - North Pine House is situated in the heart of the popular village of Longdown, which offers a pub, village hall and a traditional farm shop. The village is just 1.5 miles from the A30 which links to the M5. The cathedral and university city of Exeter (3 miles) situated on the River Exe, affords excellent sporting and leisure facilities as well as a selection of theatre, cinema, museum, football and rugby clubs, leisure centres, private and state schooling, shopping and excellent dining. Exeter has two mainline railway stations on the London Paddington and Waterloo lines and an international airport.

Description - This fascinating property enjoys an elevated position with wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. The accommodation offers a unique and versatile layout of over 3,000 sq.ft. Arranged over three floors. Set within generous grounds with landscaped gardens, sun terrace with an outdoor swimming pool with optional heating via an oil-fired burner fed by a separate oil tank, ample parking and a double garage, this six bedroom property has the potential to create living accommodation for multi-generational use.

Accommodation - The entrance hall, with stairs to the first floor and storage beneath, connects the ground floor accommodation. To the left is the kitchen which offers an array of matching base and wall units, a Stoves range cooker, integrated dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer. Next to the kitchen is a generous utility with a side access door, arranged with base and wall units, sink, a cupboard housing the water tank and a separate laundry area with space and plumbing for white goods. The unique dual
aspect sitting room enjoys wonderful views and has fully glazed patio doors which open to allow the entertaining space to flow out onto the impressive decked terrace. From the sitting room stairs lead down into a versatile triple aspect family room with feature wood burner. Off this room is an extremely useful studio/hobbies room, which again benefits from the wonderful views and a door leading out onto a Mediterranean-style garden.

Continuing on the ground floor, off the inner hall, are four bedrooms and two bathrooms one with shower and bath; one with corner bath, separate shower cubicle and bidet. Bedroom 3 has a dual aspect with fitted cupboards. Bedroom 4 which has a side aspect with patio doors onto the sun terrace and pool, with fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 5 has a rear aspect with fitted cupboards whilst bedroom 6 provides a single room or one that could be used as a study, with rear aspect window.

The first floor accommodation provides the two principle bedrooms which are a mirror image of each other. They both benefit from a dual aspect with striking views across the neighbouring farmland, built-in storage cupboards and en suite shower rooms.

The Grounds - To the front of the property are timber gates which open to the drive, a parking area and a double garage (21' x 16') with store room beneath. Along the front of the property is a wide path leading to the pool area with a high bank of lawn and hedging to the lane. To the left of the property is a wonderful Mediterranean-style garden with gravelled areas and ornate balustrade, log store and spiral metal staircase up to the decked sun terrace with BBQ area, ideal for al-fresco dining. To the rear of the
property, where the rural views become its main feature, is an enclosed area of lawn with a summerhouse and a further sloping area of lawn to a tree lined perimeter. To the right of the property is the pool area which provides an enclosed
and private paved terrace along with a timber pump room.

Services - Mains electricity, mains water and private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Directions - From Exeter and the St Thomas area of the city proceed west on the B3212/Dunsford Road heading towards Moretonhampstead. Upon reaching the village of Longdown, at the Lamb Inn where the road forks, take the right turning up Chapel Hill where North Pine House is situated on the right.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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01 April 2016


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