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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lyndhurst Road, Exeter, Devon


Property Description

Key features

  • Prime St leonards location
  • Completely refurbished
  • High specification
  • Separate coach house accommodation
  • In all about 6,414 SqFt.
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Full description

Tenure: Freehold

No. 10 Lyndhurst Road was built in the 1850s in the typical Georgian Italianate style and is Grade II Listed. The current owner has completely renovated the property including the Coach House and has also extended and re roofed the large living area off the kitchen. Whilst totally modernised, the house retains its period charm and character features such as ceiling roses, picture rails, cornicing, sash windows and original shutters have been preserved.

The front porch opens into a large hallway with an attractive original Georgian staircase. Two large reception rooms are located off to the right whilst a corridor to the left leads to the dining room, study rooms, kitchen/breakfast room and living area. The luxury hand crafted kitchen is designed and installed by Plain English and has a four oven Aga, and integrated appliances including an Miele induction hob, Miele built in coffee maker, Liebherr fridge/freezer, and has a very attractive flagstone floor. The living area is a beautiful light space with a large glass roof atrium and woodburner, this large space overlooks the rear gardens and bi-folding doors open directly onto the terrace. There are also a utility room and two cloakrooms with WC and basin on the ground floor.

On the first floor there are five en suite bedrooms. The master bedroom is at the front of the house with a large en suite bathroom with a double shower and free standing bath and a dressing room off. There is also a gym on the first floor.

The Coach House
This detached building offers independent living accommodation and is an ideal letting opportunity or annexe to the main house. The current owner has renovated the building to create a cosy one bedroomed property with a kitchenette, good sized living area, bedroom and en suite bathroom.

No. 10 Lyndhurst Road is situated in one of the most sought after roads in St Leonards, Exeter's most popular residential location. Nearby Magdalen Road has a parade of independent and boutique shops including a butchers, fishmonger, bakeries and cafes. Waitrose supermarket is very close, whilst the city centre, Cathedral Close, John Lewis and Princesshay shopping centre with many shops and restaurants are a ten minute walk away.

Exeter is the most thriving city in the south west and offers a wide choice of cultural resources, theatres, art centres and museums. There are a variety of excellent state and private schools for both primary and secondary level in Exeter including St Leonards primary school, Exeter School, Maynard Girls School, and the Cathedral School, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country. Exeter's historic quay, the River Exe and surrounding countryside are a short walk or bike ride from the property, with Dartmoor and miles of beautiful coast being within easy reach.

The M5 motorway provides links to Bristol and London, the A38 to Plymouth and the A30 to Cornwall. Exeter St David's offers regular train services to London Paddington in just over two hours and Exeter Airport has daily flights to City Airport London as well as international destinations.

The property is accessed from the road via a pillared gateway and there is ample parking at the front for three to four cars as well as a double garage. To the rear of the property is a large paved terrace with extensive lawned level gardens beyond. These gardens are bordered by trees and shrubs and offer a high degree of privacy. Off to the side of the rear gardens is the Coach House.

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Added on Rightmove:
09 September 2016

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