7 bedroom semi-detached house for saleFore Street, Silverton, Exeter, Devon
Under Offer £725,000
- Entrance Hall
- Drawing room
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility room
- Shower room
- Master bedroom with ensuite shower room
- Six further bedrooms
3 Fore Street is a spacious, and beautifully presented, Grade II listed family home in the heart of the village of Silverton. The property has been recently refurbished by the current owners but retains many of the period features including tiled floors, cornicing, shutters and fireplaces.
The accommodation on the ground floor comprises of a grand entrance hall with a Victorian tiled floor leading to the main reception rooms and with the main staircase to the upper floors, a dual aspect drawing room with bay windows and shutters and a marble fire surround, a sitting room, again with a marble fireplace and a dining room with a serving hatch to the kitchen. All of the reception rooms have wooden floors. The refurbished kitchen has Schreiber fitted wooden units, wooden work surfaces and a breakfast island. There are integrated appliances and a Belling range with a gas hob. There is also a dining area for everyday use. A utility room and downstairs shower room complete the ground floor.
Upstairs on the first floor is a spacious landing, five double bedrooms and the family bathroom with a stand-alone claw bath. The master bedroom has an ensuite shower room. There is a rear staircase leading back down to the kitchen from bedrooms four and five. A cloakroom lies off the half landing with underfloor heating. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms and a shower room, a fantastic master suite with a dressing room could be created on this level.
3 Fore Street has the benefit of a separate cottage, thought to be a Coach House originally, that provides additional accommodation or potential income as a holiday let. The cottage has exposed beams and comprises of an open plan kitchen/dining room with fitted wooden units, integrated appliances and a Rangemaster oven and hob, a sitting room with double doors leading out onto a paved terrace, two bedrooms and a family bathroom.
3 Fore Street lies in the heart of the popular village of Silverton in the Exe valley, lying to the north of Exeter. The village has a pre-school, primary school, post office, church, three public houses, including the renowned Lamb Inn, and village store complete with award winning butcher's counter, for everyday conveniences.
The National Trust Estate of Killerton House is close by, as are the lovely East Devon Jurassic coastline, Torbay and the rugged splendour of both Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks.
Exeter is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping, including John Lewis, and restaurants. There is also a Waitrose supermarket in the city. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country. The house lies within the 10 mile Blundell's school catchment area which entitles the owners to 10% off their school fees.
The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to the A38 to Plymouth or the A30 to Cornwall to the South and Bristol and London to the North and East. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Exeter. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights including two flights a day to London City Airport.
3 Fore Street has a large garden to the rear of the property. Accessed from the rear door there is a paved terrace area with seating that leads down to a gravelled parking area, the cottage and the gardens beyond. Bespoke iron gates lead through to a lawned area of garden surrounded by established trees and shrubs providing privacy. A decked terrace with a small pond lies at the end of the paved path. There is a further walled garden through another set of gates that also has a paved area, ideal for barbeques and summer parties.
To the side of the house are double five bar gates leading to a gravelled drive, over which the property has right of way to access the parking area through double gates. There is also a small plot of land on which currently stand two sheds.
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