4 bedroom detached house for saleCastle Lane, Littleham, Devon, EX8
Sold STC £565,000
- Imposing Victorian dwelling
- 1,904sq ft of accommodation
- 4 Bedrooms
- Delightful gardens
- Garage & ample parking
- Rural views
A beautifully presented and substantial Victorian home with delightful gardens and rural views. 2 reception rooms, kitchen, breakfast room, utility, cloakroom, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Garage. Gardens. EPC Band E.
Situation - Littleham is an Old Saxon parish, originally a separate village to Exmouth forming part of the East Budleigh Hundred, but over the years has been incorporated into one of the oldest seaside resorts in Devon. A short distance from the property is Littleham Primary School (Ofsted - Good), The Clinton Arms pub and a short drive to a local convenience store. Exmouth is approximately ten miles to the south of the university and cathedral city of Exeter. The town is bounded to the west by the estuary of the river Exe, to the south by Lyme Bay and the English Channel, to the north by Woodbury Common (Site of Special Scientific Interest) and to the east by land designated not only as a Coastal Preservation Area and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty but recognised internationally as a World Heritage Site. There are railway stations at Exmouth and Lympstone that provide a regular link to Exeter, which has services to London (Waterloo & Paddington).
Description - This attractive Victorian dwelling provides the perfect family home, offering desirable period features of its era, distinctive high ceilings, feature fireplaces, and wonderful gothic arched windows. Surrounding Brook House are delightful well-kept gardens including an ancient Yew tree, gated entrance onto a drive with ample parking leading to an integral garage. Beyond the gardens are the grounds to the Parish Church and open countryside, a fine outlook for a property on the edge of this sought after location.
Accommodation - An enclosed entrance hall, with an obscured side aspect window and tiled floor, leads through to the reception hall which provides stairs to the first floor, understair storage cupboard and a cloakroom. To the left is a spacious and bright dual aspect sitting room enjoying French doors onto the garden, decorative mouldings and a limestone Minster fireplace. To the right of the hall is the dining room which has a side aspect with a distinctive arched window, decorative mouldings and a feature fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room, accessed from the reception hall and dining room, has a dual aspect and perfectly arranged with a generous dining area opening out to the main kitchen. Within the dining area are fitted cupboards and a rear aspect window. The kitchen, with views over the garden and a rear door to the parking area, provides an array of matching base and wall units, granite work surface, and integrated appliances including an oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge & freezer and ceramic hob. Off the kitchen is an extremely useful pantry. To the rear of the ground floor, via the reception hall is a utility room, with space and plumbing for appliances and quarry tiled floored. From the utility is internal access into the garage which has an electronic up-and-over door, further storage space for white goods or a potential workshop area.
On the half landing is a shower room, providing a shower cubicle, wc and wash basin. Remaining on this level is the generous master bedroom which has a dual aspect, an extensive array of fitted wardrobes and a contemporary en suite shower room with a walk-in shower, wc, wash basin and a heated towel rail. Moving up to the main landing, to the right is bedroom 2, a further generous bedroom which is dual aspect with fitted wardrobes and cupboards, and a feature fireplace. Bedroom 3 has a front aspect window, fitted wardrobes, vanity sink and a feature fireplace. Continuing along the corridor on the first floor is an airing cupboard. Bedroom 4 has a dual aspect with garden and rural views, currently used as a study. The family bathroom provides a bath, shower cubicle, wc and wash basin.
Outside - The property is positioned within the centre of its plot providing generous parking and gardens. From the lane double gates lead to the rear of the property into a large parking area and garage. To the right of the drive is the larger section of garden arranged with a generous lawn, patio area, summerhouse, timber shed, greenhouse and well-stocked flower beds, enclosed with hedging and a wall along the lane side. On the opposite side of the property is a further enclosed lawned garden with an impressive ancient Yew tree. The grounds are well presented with rural views to the west and views of the church to the south,
Services - All mains services are connected. Gas-fired central heating.
Directions - From Exeter and the M5 proceed on the Exmouth Road (A376) towards Exmouth. Pass through the villages of Exton and Lympstone. On reaching Exmouth, turn left down Gipsy Lane towards the town centre. Take Marlpool Hill round Phear Park then turn left onto Salterton Road (B3178). Continue on the road until Littleham Cross, turning right at the crosswords signposted Littleham. After half a mile on Littleham Road, passing the church, turn left onto Castle Lane where the property is located on the let.
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