3 bedroom villa for sale

Portland Avenue, EXMOUTH, Devon

Sold STC £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • ENTRANCE PORCH
  • RECEPTION HALL
  • SITTING ROOM
  • DINING ROOM
  • KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
  • UTILITY
  • DOWNSTAIRS WC
  • PRINCIPAL SUITE WITH EN-SUITE SHOWER
  • TWO FURTHER DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • FAMILY BATHROOM

Full description

Orchard House is an elegant Victorian House of brick construction with rendered colour washed elevations, under a pitched slate roof. The property offers particularly elegant accommodation, with excellent levels of natural light, classically high ceilings and many attractive period features including moulded plaster ceilings, deep timber skirting boards, a grand staircase with carved timber newel posts and spindles and an original Victorian decorative tiled floor in the front porch. The accommodation is generously proportioned, typical of the period, with an impressive reception hall, beautiful sitting room with a lovely contemporary gas fire and “French” doors leading to the rear garden, a separate formal dining room, large family kitchen/breakfast room, utility and ground floor WC. At first floor is a spacious galleried landing, a principal bedroom, from which there views in a south westerly direction of the sea and has an en-suite shower. There are two further guest bedrooms, both of which are of impressive proportion and a family bathroom. The gardens are a beautiful feature of Orchard House, which are west facing, sheltered and enjoying and excellent level of privacy. Directly abutting the rear elevation is a paved sun terrace, spanning the rear elevation, beyond which is a level lawned garden, bordered by herbaceous beds, beautifully stocked and established. Directly to the front of the house is a large tarmac driveway, which offers parking for multiple vehicles and access to the garage.

Property ref: 121_1904_3666777

Entrance 
A substantial timber panelled door with obscure glazed side screens and over light leads to

Entrance Porch 
With attractive decorative Victorian tiled floor, cupboard housing electrical consumer unit and meter, further part obscure glazed door with side screens and over light to

Reception Hall 
With a grand staircase leading to the first floor with carved timber newel post and spindles, large under stairs storage cupboard with intruder alarm control panel, plaster moulded ceiling coving and picture rail, traditional style radiator and panelled internal doors leading to

Sitting Room 
An elegant principal reception room with bay window to rear overlooking the rear garden with “French” doors providing access to the sun terrace. Attractive cast iron Victorian style gas fire with polished granite hearth within decorative marble pillars and display mantel. Moulded plaster ceiling, two traditional radiators.

Dining Room 
A lovely formal dining room with window to front, fitted cupboard and shelf, plaster moulded ceiling and central rose, cabinet housing gas fired central heating and hot water boiler.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
A family sized kitchen/breakfast room ideally suited to informal dining with bay window to front and stripped pine floorboards. Fitted with a range of wall and base cupboards and larder cupboard, together with and drawers with work surfaces over incorporating 1 ¼ bowl composite sink and drainer beneath a mixer tap. There is under counter appliance space for a fridge, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for an electric cooker, beneath an extractor canopy and lighting. Two traditional style radiators. Door to

Utility 
With obscure glazed door to side and fitted wall cupboards and work surface with stainless steel sink and drainer, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble drier and a further range of base cabinets.

Downstairs WC 
With low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator and extractor.

Landing 
Approached via an impressive traditional staircase with half landing with obscure glazed window to side, beyond which is a large galleried landing, access to walk in linen cupboard with fitted shelving and hanging rail. Doors to

Principal Bedroom Suite 
A superb principal bedroom with bay window to rear with views in a south westerly direction of the sea, an extensive range of fitted wardrobes with hanging and shelved storage space. Radiator. Door to

En-Suite 
With obscure glazed window to side, fully ceramic tiled shower with “Mira Excel” shower, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with cupboards under, low level WC, heated towel rail, “Dimplex” electric fan heater and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 
A lovely and generous guest suite with bay window to front, fitted wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage space. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 
A further generous double bedroom with window to front, airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and fitted linen shelving, radiator.

Bathroom 
With obscure glazed window to front, panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment in ceramic tiled surround, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, electric shaver point and light. Radiator.

Garden 
Approached from Portland Avenue via brick pillars, a sweeping tarmac driveway provides parking and turning for numerous vehicles, bounded by close boarded fences and screened from the road by a mature hedge and trees including a specimen Ilex Oak. There are planted borders stocked within stone retaining walls, stocked with plants and shrubs including fig, bay, laurel, rhododendron and there is also a mature walnut tree. From the driveway there is vehicular access to the garage via an up and over door, power and lighting, with window to rear and pedestrian door to side.
From the driveway, there is pedestrian access to the rear garden via a timber gate.
The rear garden is a wonderful feature of Orchard House, extending to an impressive size and benefitting from an excellent level of seclusion, shelter and a westerly aspect. To the side and accessed from the utility room is a gravelled area, with herb garden and timber garden shed. Immediately abutting the r...

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30 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Exmouth (0.6 mi)
  • Starcross (2.0 mi)
  • Dawlish Warren (2.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Exmouth (0.6 mi)
  • Starcross (2.0 mi)
  • Dawlish Warren (2.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bainbridges, Exmouth

High Street, Exmouth, EX8 1NN

01395 899004 Local call rate

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