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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Longdown, Exeter

Sold STC £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Barn conversion with plenty of character
  • Rural setting
  • Kitchen
  • Living room with woodburner
  • Conservatory
  • Master with en-suite
  • Two further bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Level lawn garden with further 3-4 acres of sloping meadow and woodland
  • Parking for a maximum of 4 cars

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


This superb detached barn conversion is one of only several character properties situated in an idyllic rural setting at the end of a country lane in Longdown, four miles from Exeter city centre. This unique property also offers a good sized garden and 3-4 acres of sloping meadow and woodland with beautiful views over the neighbouring countryside. Internally, the living room includes solid oak flooring, a beautiful vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and a wood burner. Doors lead to the glorious conservatory, which enjoys stunning views across the garden and adjoining woodland. The kitchen has been beautifully hand-built, and has fitted units and integrated appliances.There are three bedrooms, the master enjoying the convenience of an en-suite. Externally, the rear gardens offer a great deal of privacy and are mainly laid to lawn. There is off road parking for 2-3 vehicles. No onward chain.


Westwood Lane is a quiet 'no-through' country lane approximately 4 miles West of Exeter City Centre. Access onto major roads such as the M5, A30 and A38 are close by with a range of shops in St Thomas and other amenities including a health centre, choice of schools, church and post office are about 3 miles away . The Cathedral City of Exeter has a wide range of retail and leisure facilities, Exeter College, University of Exeter and The Royal Albert Memorial Museum. St David’s provides a direct rail link to London Paddington in just over 2 hours.


From Exeter City Centre proceed via Western Way onto Exe bridges taking the 2nd exit into Cowick Street (B3212). Proceed to the end of the road and go straight ahead at the traffic lights up over Dunsford Road. Continue on this road passing Swains Garage on your right and take the next right hand turning into Westwood Lane. Westwood Lane is single track 1.3 miles long with passing places. Proceed to the far end of Westwood Lane where the property can be found on the right.

The seller advises that the property has the benefit of a right of way over and along the private road to the front of the property leading from Westwood farmhouse. The costs of the maintenance of this section of the lane is shared between 3 properties and the farm owner and any work arranged by these parties as and when required. The road was last resurfaced in 2013. Please also note that whilst we are not marketing the land as suitable for equestrian use, the paddock would be suitable for a pony/ponies. It would also be ideal for the smallholder with grazing for sheep or goats, and plenty of space to keep chickens and bees. Alternatively it could be enjoyed as a private nature reserve, with its exceptional diversity of wildlife.

Electricity, oil storage, mains water, septic tank and broadband.

5.4m x 3.76m
Double glazed floor to ceiling windows in a wood frame facing the front. Solid Oak floor. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Clearview wood burner set on a tiled surround. Two radiators.

Wood door opening to the rear elevation and wood door opening to the front elevation. Radiators. Solid Oak floor. Wall lights.

2.7m x 3.76m
Double glazed windows with wood surround frames to front, side and rear. Beautiful hand built kitchen with work top and drawer fronts in locally sourced Ash. 1 ½ inset stainless steel sink with drainer. Integrated fridge freezer. Integrated dishwasher and washing machine. Electric cooker and hob. Spanish terracotta floor tiles. Radiator.

5.5m x 2.4m
A glorious room to enjoy the stunning views across garden and adjoining woodland. Double glazed windows set in a wood surround with double glazed ceiling. Solid Oak floor. Radiator.

4.8m x 4.14m
Floor to ceiling double glazed window to front with wooden frame. Solid oak floor. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Radiator.

Double glazed frosted window to front. Tiled floor. White WC with wash hand basin and shower in cubicle.

3.9m x 2.77m
Floor to ceiling double glazed window to front in wooden frame. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Solid Oak floor. Radiator.

2.8m x 2.8m
Double glazed window to rear facing the stunning views. Solid Oak floor. Radiator.

Double glazed window in a wood frame. Tiled floor. Basin. WC. Bath.

The good sized rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn with fruit trees. The gardens offer a great deal of privacy and enjoying the beautiful countryside views. The property also benefits from 3-4 acres of sloping meadow and woodland which the vendor advises us is suitable as a pony paddock but not for all types of horses.

Gated and private drive for 2-4 cars.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 April 2016

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