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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Chapel Place, Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter, Devon

Sold STC £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Large Lounge
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • First & Second Floor Landings
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Electric Heating
  • uPVC Double Glazing
  • Elevated Views of the Surrounding Area & Distant Hillside
  • Paved Courtyard with Two Substantial Outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial 4 bedroom period residence with spacious accommodation spread over three storeys. This semi-detached property is quietly tucked away up a cobbled alley and conveniently positioned within just a few hundred yards from the historic quayside, town centre and scenic estuary walks/cycle paths. The property requires updating and the southwest facing courtyard style garden with outbuildings offers exciting potential.

Property ref: 121_1709_4164574

15' 8" x 15' 7" (4.78m x 4.75m) Decorative 'floor to ceiling' alcove (an arched alcove large enough to accommodate a tall item of furniture). Aluminium framed double glazed window to front aspect enjoying south westerly outlook across the courtyard garden and outbuildings. This wide window is set in a recess and features a wide window seat. Decorative moulding to ceiling. Three further wall light fittings. N.B. A fireplace maybe hidden behind boarding. Two wall light have been fitted above this fireplace area.

14' 2" x 12' 1" (4.32m x 3.68m) A double aspect kitchen/diner with rear elevation sash window set in recess (N.E). Double glazed window to side aspect (S.E). This kitchen is fitted with a single drainer stainless steel sink unit and a range of base and wall cupboards. Fitted work surface areas above base units. Fluorescent strip light. Wall tiling around sink and work surface areas. Vinyl floor covering.

Entrance Hall 
Part glazed front door. Arched alcove with wall light fitting and telephone point. Electricity meter and fuse box. Staircase rising to first floor. Doors to..

Bedroom 1 
16' 6" x 16' (5.03m x 4.88m) An impressive bedroom with wide window seat and picture rail to front aspect. The recessed sash window has a south westerly aspect and outlook across the rear courtyard garden and outbuildings.

Outbuilding 1 - Utility Outhouse 
10' 6" x 10' 7" (3.20m x 3.23m) plus recess. Space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Cold water tap. Two door ways (closed off). Window to front aspect with outlook over the courtyard.
Separate WC with side window.

Outbuilding 2 - Workshop (The Glove Factory) 
16' 2" x 12' 9" (4.93m x 3.89m) Windows to front and side aspects. Ample power and light supply connected.

Nearby Parking 
The property does not come with any off road parking however we understand it is possible to obtain a parking permit for nearby streets and public car parks.

Courtyard Garden 
2 Chapel Place is approached by foot across a charming cobbled alleyway which is shared with several neighbouring properties. As the alleyway turns into the courtyard No.2 is the last property found tucked away in the far corner.
The area of paved courtyard garden pertaining to No.2 includes a deep corner shrub bed lying alongside the workshop. This courtyard combined with two outbuildings offer great potential to be professionally developed and landscaped to create an exciting area of outdoor space with seating areas strategically positioned to take full advantage of the glorious south westerly aspect. Subject to any necessary planning consents there may be the potential to design and build an imaginative construction of decking perhaps with steps leading up to a raised balcony area above the utility outbuilding creating more outdoor space which would attract the afternoon and early evening sunshine; the perfect environment for a touch 'alfresco style' ...

9' 1" x 6' (2.77m x 1.83m) An irregular shaped room. Average measurements only. A good sized bathroom fitted with a matching three piece suite. Panelled bath with wall mounted shower unit, shower curtain and rail fitted over bath area. Pedestal wash hand basin. Close coupled WC. Opaque uPVC double glazed window to side aspect (S.E.) with deep window sill. Decorative wall tiling around sanitary ware areas. Wall mounted medicine cabinet. Built-in floor to ceiling airing cupboard containing the factory lagged hot water cylinder.

13' 3" x 6' 3" (4.04m x 1.91m) reducing to 4' 10" (1.47m) 'Dorma style' window to front aspect with deep window sill. Fine south westerly view across the roof tops encompassing part of the Estuary and a panoramic outlook across distant hillside. Exposed beam. Doors to bedroom 3 and bedroom 4. Three steps lead up to..

Bedroom 3 
16' 7" x 15' 9" (5.05m x 4.80m) A timber framed partition with two wardrobes and door access has been constructed to create a separate walk-in storage area. This storage area may offer potential to create and en-suite bath/shower room or the partitioning could easily come down to open up this bedroom into a much larger room if required. uPVC double glazed 'dorma style' window with deep window sill. Exposed beams and roof trusses. Fine south westerly view across the roof tops encompassing part of the Estuary and a panoramic outlook across distant hillside.

Bedroom 4 
13' 7" into wardrobes x 9' 3" (4.14m x 2.82m) Two built-in double wardrobe units with sliding doors. Two wall light fittings. uPVC double glazed window set in recess (N.E.). Pleasant picturesque view neighbouring properties.

Bedroom 2 
10' 2" x 7' 2" (3.10m x 2.18m) An irregular shaped room. Average measurements only. uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect with pleasant picturesque view across neighbouring properties. A doorway appears to have been boarded up and would give access back onto the landing if reopened.

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16 August 2016

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