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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Budleigh Salterton, Devon

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception hall with beautiful turning staircase
  • Lounge, dining room & kitchen/family room plus separate utility room
  • Master bedroom suite, guest bedroom en-suite & 5 further bedrooms
  • Bathroom & separate shower room
  • Indoor swimming pool complex
  • Converted brick and flint barn used as a games room and office
  • Separate converted barn used as a studio
  • c 0.7 acre grounds & 2 garages

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description

Located in this popular coastal town and close to the golf course, Warreleigh is a spacious property containing a wealth of original features with an impressive and extensive frontage onto Lansdowne Road, one of the finest residential roads in Budleigh Salterton. Sympathetically improved and restored by the current owners in recent years, the house features a wealth of original features in keeping with its early Victorian origins. The property has extensive accommodation, including two converted barns and could be utilised for a variety of purposes. In total there are 7 bedrooms arranged over 3 floors with two en-suites, a shower room and bathroom. Warreleigh must have one of the best private indoor swimming pools in East Devon, complete with changing rooms and utility room, which has to be seen to be appreciated. The smaller of the two brick and flint barns has been converted into a studio with vaulted ceiling and garage under. The larger two storey barn has been converted and incorporates a snooker room and large home office. Warreleigh is set in its own grounds, the gardens extending to around 0.7 acres and feature lawned areas, with numerous trees and patio areas. The property is being sold with no onward chain.

Situation

Budleigh Salterton is a particularly sought-after location on the East Devon, World Heritage site "the Jurassic coast". The town has an active fishing community regularly selling their catch on the seafront. There is a good selection of shops in the town which cater for everyday needs, including a butcher, chemist, bakeries, bank, a Post Office and excellent pubs and restaurants. In addition, the town has a doctor’s surgery, dentists, accountants and solicitors, as well as several designer shops. Recreational facilities include the East Devon Golf Club in Budleigh Salterton, together with Woodbury Park and Sidmouth Golf Clubs nearby. There are opportunities for sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, fishing and kite boarding along the coast and in the Exe Estuary. Budleigh Salterton also has a tennis club, croquet and bowls club and two art galleries. As well a local primary school, there are many excellent private and state schools in the area at Exeter, Exmouth, Ottery St Mary and Colyton. The nearby city of Exeter, famous for its cathedral, University, theatres and relaxed style, provides all major stores and a host of boutiques, restaurants and places of unique interest and culture. Communications are excellent, with high speed trains to London taking just over two hours, Exeter International Airport approximately 11 miles to the north and the M5 motorway is only 8 miles distant. Nearby, Exmouth has a direct train service running into Exeter, which in turn offers main line services to London Paddington and London Waterloo.

Directions

From Junction 30 of the M5 follow signs towards Exmouth on the A379. At the roundabout close to Clyst St George turn left following signs to Budleigh Salterton. Continue through the village of Woodbury and upon leaving, take the first turning on the right signed Budleigh Salterton. At the T-junction at the top, turn right. At the roundabout go straight across and the turning for Lansdowne Road is on the right hand side.


GROUND FLOOR 
From the impressive pineapple-topped gate pillars, a gravelled pathway leads to a solid wooden front door opening into a porch which in turn opens into the Reception Hall with a cornice ceiling and half panelling to walls. An attractive sweeping staircase with cast iron balustrade and mahogany hand-rail rises to the first and second floors. Doors lead to the Drawing and Dining rooms each of which are good proportions, providing excellent entertaining space and retaining a host of period features including shutters and fireplaces. The Kitchen/Breakfast room has been fitted with a bespoke Devon Oak kitchen with Aga, granite work surface and oak flooring. Full of light, with views over the garden and together with the adjoining Family Room, gives a fantastic space at the heart of the house. In addition, there is a Cloakroom and Basement Utility room with adjoining Boot Room.

FIRST FLOOR 
Master bedroom suite with en-suite and dressing room. There are four further bedrooms including another attractive en-suite bedroom with feature oriel windows, as well as a bathroom and separate shower-room. The rooms feature sash windows, attractive marble and cast iron fireplaces together with views over the garden and surrounding countryside.

SECOND FLOOR 
A further two double bedrooms with countryside views and a useful cloakroom.

OUTSIDE 
THE BARNS The first barn provides a large studio room with Velux windows giving a light, bright work area. The interior contains exposed brick and flint walls. The second barn provides extensive accommodation on two floors. Presently configured as a home office and games room, there are exposed beams, oak flooring and modern designer chrome radiators, making a very adaptable and desirable living space complete with kitchen area and cloakroom.

POOL COMPLEX 
Adjoining the house is the pool complex, complete with underwater lighting, sound system, automatic cover and the wonderful visual effects of the Barisol ceiling. The complex includes changing rooms, seating area, utility room and wc. The pool has the benefit of solar panel installation to provide both heating for water and power.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS 
Warreleigh sits in its own grounds of around 0.7 acres and features a granite fountain and a range of lawned areas with shrubs and trees giving a high degree of privacy. The grounds have many brick and flint walls which, together with the patios provide a lovely back-drop for entertaining or sunbathing. The coastal path is accessible via a short walk through the adjoining wooded area. There is a driveway and ample private parking including two garages with automatic doors.

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12 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Exmouth (3.1 mi)
  • Lympstone Village (3.9 mi)
  • Starcross (4.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Exmouth (3.1 mi)
  • Lympstone Village (3.9 mi)
  • Starcross (4.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Wilkinson Grant & Co, Topsham

72-73 Fore Street Topsham EX3 0HQ

01392 799061 Local call rate

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