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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Whimple, Exeter, Devon, EX5

Guide Price £249,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Cloakroom
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Shower room
  • Courtyard garden
  • Parking
  • Communal gardens

Full description

Period cottage set within 7 acres of wonderful landscaped communal gardens. Sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, 3 bedrooms, bathroom. Courtyard garden. Parking. Communal gardens. EPC Band F.

Situation - 9 Strete Ralegh is situated within half a mile of the popular village of Whimple which has a strong community and a range of day-to-day facilities including two pubs, village store, church and popular primary school. At Whimple there is also a railway station on the Waterloo line with direct access to London and Exeter St Davids. The historic town of Ottery St Mary (3 miles) has a good range of facilities including doctor's surgery, hospital, primary school, secondary school and sports centre. The university and cathedral city of Exeter (10 miles) has an extensive range of shopping, amenities and facilities one would expect of a city of its importance. There are good communications including mainline railway stations on the London Paddington and Waterloo lines. Exeter International Airport lies approximately 7 miles from the property.

Description - 9 Strete Ralegh is an attached, converted former stable to the adjacent Strete Ralegh Manor which was divided into various properties in the 1980s. The house is of brick construction with tiled roof and benefits from upvc double glazing. There is parking and a private enclosed rear courtyard.

The property is surrounded by over 7 acres of wonderful landscaped parkland which is used communally. Ideal also as a second home or as a buy-to-let investment.

Accommodation - Front door leads to entrance hall. The sitting room is a light and spacious dual aspect room with a brick surround fireplace and patio doors to the rear courtyard garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is another dual aspect room with a range of timber fronted drawers and cupboards and door to the rear courtyard garden. Of further note on the ground floor is a cloakroom.

The first floor landing has a window overlooking the rear aspect and an airing cupboard. All three bedrooms have built-in cupboards with bedroom 3 having a hatch to a boarded loft with storage space. Also on this floor is the shower room and a separate cloakroom.

Outside - A long, tree lined communal drive leads to an extensive parking area in front of the main house with the driveway continuing to the former stable yard with further parking. The rear courtyard of No.9 is paved for ease of maintenance, perfect for a 'lock up & go' with brick walling and hedging to its boundaries. The beautiful communal gardens and grounds are an appealing feature of this property. The communal gardens are mainly level and well maintained with a sunken water garden, ornamental pond and a mass of colourful shrubs, heathers etc. There are trees with woodland to the north. In all, the communal gardens amount to about 7 acres, and provide a delightful setting.

Tenure - The property is leasehold with a lease length of 999 years from March 1984. The service charge is approximately £1,116.40 per annum.

Services - Mains electricity. Mains water. Shared private drainage. Electric storage heaters.

Directions - From Exeter proceed east on the A30 for approximately 8 miles and exit at the Daisymount junction signposted Ottery St Mary and Whimple. At the roundabout take the first left, continue for approximately 1 mile and the entrance to Strete Ralegh Manor will be seen on the left hand side. Continue down the private driveway and past the main house on your right where No.9 will be seen after a short distance on the right thereafter.

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

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17 July 2016


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