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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Phillipps Avenue, EXMOUTH, Devon

Sold STC £500,000

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Fingle is an extended detached Victorian house of cavity brick construction, with part rendered colour washed elevations, under a pitched clay tile roof. The accommodation enjoys an excellent level of natural light, complemented by the high ceilings and includes a large reception hall, sitting room, separate dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, study and downstairs WC. At first floor is a large galleried landing, four generously proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside, the gardens are a lovely feature of the property, extending to a considerable size, with a large front garden and driveway with parking for several cars and access to a double garage. The rear formal gardens are beautifully level, meticulously maintained and enjoy a south westerly aspect. The majority of the house has been updated with upvc double glazing and there is gas fired central heating.

Property ref: 121_1904_4150529

Kitchen/|Breakfast Room 
With window to front, fitted with an extensive range of wall and base cabinets and drawers with extra deep work surfaces, within ceramic tiled walls, incorporating 2 ¼ bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over. There is appliance space within the base cabinets, together with plumbing for a washing machine, dishwasher and tumble drier. There is a large pantry cupboard with fitted shelving and further appliance space for fridge/freezer, space for electric/gas cooker beneath extractor canopy with lighting. Radiator.

Dining Room 
An impressive formal dining room, with bay window to front and two further windows to side, fitted wall mounted gas fire within brick surround with low level brickwork, incorporating a cupboard, with hardwood display shelves either side. A serving hatch connects to the kitchen/breakfast room, plaster moulded ceiling with picture rails. Radiator.

With obscure glazed door to side with matching over light, a range of fitted wall cabinets and work surface with additional storage cupboards beneath. Wall mounted “Glow Worm” gas fired central heating boiler. Coat hanging space.

Rear Garden 
The formal gardens lie to the rear of the building and are a wonderful feature of the property, benefitting from a south westerly aspect and comprise a large paved sun terrace, directly abutting the rear elevation, beyond which is crazy paving, central of which is a beautifully manicured level lawn with well stocked herbaceous border with a wide variety of perennials, within perimeter boundaries of close boarded timber fences and brick boundary walls and screened by mature evergreen hedges. There is a timber garden shed, water storage butt and a former outside WC, which provides useful storage with fitted shelving. A door, together with porch on the northern side of the house provides pedestrian access to the front.

Inner Lobby 
Accessed from the reception hall and an extension to the original house, with fitted cupboard with shelving, radiator, doors to garage and further door to

With glazed panels to side, fitted shelving and cupboard, radiator and “French doors” leading to

Glazed on three sides and abutting the rear elevation beneath a mono-pitch polycarbonate roof with doors to the garden and obscure glazed internal window to garage.

A spacious galleried landing with internal window to bedroom 4, radiator and doors to

Bedroom 1 
A generous principal bedroom with bay window to front with timber panelling, an extensive range of fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage space, chest of drawers and dressing table with inset sink. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 
A further generous bedroom with window to front, fitted wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage space, chest of drawers and dressing table with inset sink. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 
A third double, with window to rear and fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage space, chest of drawers, dressing table with inset sink. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 
With window to side and internal window connecting to the stairwell/landing. Fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage space, chest of drawers and dressing table with inset sink. Radiator.

Reception Hall 
A spacious and welcoming reception hall with staircase leading to first floor with under stairs cupboard, fitted cupboards with display shelf and B.T. aerial point, with concealed lighting over. The stairs are an attractive feature, with an intricately carved timber newel post and decorative steel spindles, complemented by high ceilings with moulded plaster coving and picture rails. Radiator and doors to

Sitting Room 
A lovely reception room situated at the rear of the building, with sliding patio doors leading to the rear garden, further window to side, natural flame gas fire in marble surround with mantel and hearth and radiator. An archway connects to a recess which is an attractive feature of the room where there is an extensive range of fitted book shelving and obscure glazed window to side.

With window to side and rear, suspended ceiling and fitted suite comprising panelled bath in fully ceramic tiled surround and “Mira Event” shower over, low level WC, vanity unit with inset sink, “ladder” style heated towel rail/radiator, further radiator, electric shaving light and power point, extractor fan and built in airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and timber linen shelving. There is access via a timber hatch to the loft space.

From Phillipps Avenue, a tarmac driveway lies to the front and side of the house and provides parking for several vehicles and access to the double garage via an automatic up and over door, with power and lighting, further up and over door leads to the rear garden.

Front Garden 
The frontage comprises level lawns, with a mature copper cherry tree, within crazy paved paths, beyond which are dwarf brick boundary walls. There is pedestrian access around the southern and northern elevation to the rear garden.

On the southern side of the building is a covered entrance with courtesy light, glazed panel to front and upvc door to

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31 October 2016


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