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2 bedroom apartment for sale

The Drive, Farringdon, Exeter

Guide Price £184,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious ground floor apartment
  • Free flowing sitting room / dining room / kitchen
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Cloakroom and bathroom
  • Pleasant enclosed garden
  • Garage
  • Private driveway setting
  • Easy access to Exeter and major roads

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold


This spacious and attractive ground floor garden apartment is converted from an outbuilding of Farringdon House, a wonderful Grade II Listed 18th century manor house. The apartment offers spacious free-flowing accommodation with a reception hall, cloakroom / WC, interconnecting and spacious sitting room, dining room and kitchen along with 2 double bedrooms and 4 piece bathroom. Outside there is pleasant enclosed garden and a single garage.


Farringdon is an easily accessible hamlet situated approximately 5 miles east from the Cathedral city of Exeter, Junction 30 of the M5 is approximately 4 miles away and provides easy access to the A38 Devon Expressway and the A30. Exeter Airport is located close by with the popular east Devon coastal towns of Sidmouth, Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton all within a twenty minute drive.


From Exeter and Topsham, head towards Sidmouth along the A3052. Pass Crealy Park and The White Horse pub and take the next turning on the left hand side signed Exeter Airport. Follow this road for approximately one mile and on passing Farringdon House take the next turning on the left signed "The Drive". Follow this road around and High Cedars is on the left hand side.

Immediately in front of the apartment entrance there is a pleasant enclosed garden, being terraced with paved and gravel areas having steps in between, areas of bedding and various shrubs and small trees. Additionally there is a single GARAGE with timber doors. A shared paved entrance area serves both 1 & 2 High Cedars with a pergola over.

The property is offered for sale subject to a long Lease until 31 December 3011 (approx. 995 years). The buyer will have a 50% share of the Freehold, with the remainder of the Freehold being owned by Flat 2. The current 50% share of buildings insurance is approximately £350 p.a. Maintenance and repair of external and communal areas of Flats 1 and 2 and the land within the title will be shared equally between both flats.

Wilkinson Grant Lettings Department would consider the rental value of this property to be in the region of £700 per calendar month which should give you a gross yield of approximately 4.6%. For further information on this or any property letting or management matters, please contact a member of our Lettings Department on 01392 455920 and they will be only too happy to assist with your enquiry.

From the paved entrance a part glazed entrance door with window beside leads to the:

Reception Hall 
3.03m x 1.81m
Door to utility cupboard housing the meters and electricity trip switches, with plumbing and space for washing machine. Timber and glazed double doors to the open-plan accommodation.

Tiled floor and dado height tiling to walls. WC and wash hand basin.

Sitting Room Area 
3.95m x 4.59m
An attractive free-flowing space opening to the dining area and kitchen with open shelving, wall lights and night storage heater.

3.43m x 2.51m
Approached through feature arch from the sitting room and with opening and feature colour glass panels between the kitchen and dining area. The kitchen area has ceramic floor tiles and extensive units comprising of numerous cupboards and drawers between areas of roll edge work surface, extending to a peninsula unit and having tiled splash backs. One and a quarter bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Built in 4-ring electric hob with oven beneath and extractor hood over. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Shelving and display cabinet. Striplights.

Dining Area 
6.49m x 2.77m
Large feature arched double glazed window overlooking a shared courtyard space. Night storage heater. Wall lights. Ample space for dining table and chairs.

Bedroom 1 
4.37m x 3.25m
Large feature arched double glazed window overlooking a shared courtyard area. Built-in double wardrobe with sliding doors.

Inner Hallway 
Recess with cupboards. Large airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Doors to:

Bedroom 2 
4.45m x 3.28m
Feature arched double glazed window with outlook as described. Recessed double wardrobe.

2.27m x 2.3m
Three quarter height tiling to walls. 4-piece suite comprising of panelled bath, a pedestal hand wash basin, a WC and a tiled shower cubicle. Extractor fan.

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Added on Rightmove:
25 June 2016

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