City centre, Exeter
Offers in excess of £650,000 | 5 Bedrooms
Offers in Excess of £650,000.
This is a most elegant and beautifully presented 4/5 bedroom period town house in a superb, level city centre location with stylish, quality accommodation which is full of charm and space and includes a separate 1 bedroom garden apartment, parking and a beautiful, level, mature good sized rear garden. This is a quality property and viewing is highly recommended.
This extremely charming, quality property in such a sought after location rarely comes to the market and will be popular among buyers looking to secure a fine home of great style and spaciousness which is beautifully presented in a great part of the city. This beautiful home has been lovingly and sympathetically restored and is perfect for anyone looking to move straight in and have nothing to do. The added bonus of the superb one bedroom garden flat which has its own external access and internal access too is sure to be a great asset for anyone with a dependent relative or simply as a space for letting to provide income.The owners have worked very hard to create a home of great style, character and quality finish yet retaining many of the original features all of which have been seamlessly integrated. The location in the city centre facilitates easy access in and out of the city, to the M5 motorway, A30 and A38 but is also well positioned for anyone working at the University or just looking to be close to the local shops, bars, restaurants, schools and amenities.
From the city centre, proceeding on foot along Queen Street to the Clock Tower roundabout, where you want to turn immediately left and Queens Terrace is on the right. The property is about 75m along on the right hand side.
This lovely period property is situated in a convenient position in a popular area of St Davids. Located in a conservation area the property offers excellent access to the city centre and both Exeter Central and Exeter St Davids train stations. 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 and restaurants. There is also a John Lewis and 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 University of Exeter is close to the property, including sports facilities and an outdoor pool.The M5 motorway provides links to Bristol and London, the A38 to Plymouth and the A30 to Cornwall. There are regular rail services to London from Exeter and an increasing number of domestic and international destinations from Exeter International Airport, including two daily flights to London City Airport.
Set at the end of a row of attractive terraced townhouses, this is a spacious, elegant, beautifully presented, Grade II listed period family home in a fantastic position in the centre of Exeter. Full of style, charm and period features. The main living areas on the ground and upper floors provide a focal point to the family home with a large sitting room, a fine dining room and an ample kitchen/breakfast room which has access out to the lovely level landscaped rear garden. It is also worthy of note that planning consent has been granted for an extension to the kitchen breakfast room to provide a lovely sun room living space with vaulted ceiling. Separately accessed externally and internally too there is a spacious lower ground floor one bedroom garden flat which is perfect for a dependent relative or as a separate letting unit to provide supplemented income.
On the first and second floors are four good-sized bedrooms, a superb five piece bathroom with underfloor heating and a separate shower room. The rooms have large windows, which create a bright and airy feel to the house. On the top floor, accessed via a small staircase to the side of the second floor landing is the 5th bedroom or work room which offers further flexible space. Outside at the front attractive stone steps adorned by new wrought iron gates and decorative balustrade, lead up to the front door. Also at the front, secured by matching gates there is a level parking space. At the rear, accessed from the house via the kitchen and from the garden flat via steps, there is a lovely level landscaped good sized garden area with mature borders, large paved patio area and lawns plus timber garden store.The rear garden also has a separate rear pedestrian access too.
With coved ceiling. Attractive part coloured glazed door to:
With fine wooden floor. Dado rail. Moulded cornice. Radiator with decorative cover. Elegant stairs to first floor. Door to:
SITTING ROOM 15' 8'' x 13' 0'' (4.77m x 3.96m)
With shallow bay window including old shutters. Victorian style radiator. Elegant period style arched fireplace with black and white marble surround. Decorative moulded cornice. Picture rail. Wood stripped flooring. Large square arch with folding doors leading to:
DINING ROOM 13' 6'' x 13' 2'' (4.11m x 4.01m)
This is another delightful room with attractive recessed window with aspects to the rear garden. Matching elegant period style fireplace with black and white marble surround. Continuation of the wood stripped flooring. Attractive moulded cornice. Picture rail. Another Victorian style radiator.
With door to stairs leading down to the garden flat. Part glazed door leading to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 21' 7'' x 9' 3'' max (6.57m x 2.82m)
This is an extensively fitted kitchen/breakfast room with a range of ash wood style fronted units including ample work surfacing, base and drawer floor units and matching wall cupboards. Integral fridge/freezer, space for a microwave, wide space for range style cooker. Work surfacing with inset single bowl stainless steel sink unit. Tall utility cupboard with space for an automatic washing machine and dryer, etc. Cupboard concealing the wall mounted boiler. Half glazed door to outside and window with very pleasant outlook over the rear garden. (Note that recent planning has been obtained to extend the kitchen/breakfast room further to incorporate a breakfast/sun room with part vaulted ceiling.
FIRST FLOOR - HALF LANDING
With door to:
BATHROOM 11' 2'' x 6' 6'' (3.40m x 1.98m)
With chrome period style radiator/towel rail. Obscured glazed window to rear and side. Slipper bath, pedestal wash basin, bidet, low level WC and a large walk-in shower fitment with rain head. The bathroom has a part vaulted ceiling with spotlighting. Fully tiled floors and walls and includes electric underfloor heating.
BEDROOM 1 19' 3'' max x 13' 0'' (5.86m x 3.96m)
This is a fabulous room with a period styled arched fireplace with splendid black and white marble surround flanked on either side by double cupboards. Two windows to the front. Two radiators. Decorative ceiling cornice. Picture rail.
BEDROOM 2 14' 2'' x 13' 8'' (4.31m x 4.16m)
This room also has a very pretty period style fireplace with tiled inserts and double cupboards on either side. Sash window with views over the rear garden. Radiator. Picture rail.
With window to rear overlooking the garden.
BEDROOM 4 14' 9'' x 10' 6'' (4.49m x 3.20m)
This room is currently used as a study and has a very pretty Victorian style fireplace flanked on one side by double shelved cupboards. Radiator. Picture rail. Most attractive aspect over the rear garden.
BEDROOM 3 17' 7'' plus recesses to side of fireplace x 13' 0'' (5.36m x 3.96m)
With two sash windows providing pleasant outlook at the front. Very pretty Victorian style fireplace. Picture rail. Two radiators.
SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM
This is a fabulous walk-in shower room which is fully tiled to walls and floor. Large shower cubicle with electric fitment. Wash basin and low level WC. Ceiling spotlighting.
With hot water cylinder.
Accessed via narrow stairway from the landing leads to a:
WONDERFUL 5TH BEDROOM/WORKROOM 18' 2'' x 13' 0'' (5.53m x 3.96m)
With two dormer windows to the front and two useful eaves storage cupboards. (Note this room has some restrictive head height to the eaves but is nonetheless a lovely usable space.
Separately accessed via steps leading down from the front of the property to a:
SITTING ROOM/KITCHEN AREA 17' 4'' x 12' 0'' overall (5.28m x 3.65m)
In the sitting room area there is a lovely Victorian style arched fireplace. Radiator. Pretty bay window. Picture rail. Attractive wood block floor. At the far end of sitting room the kitchen area is kitted out with modern contemporary units including black and red gloss fronted cupboard units. Work surfacing with inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit. Inset ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Three wall cupboards. Black tiled floor.
With stairs to the upper floor and with storage area below. From the hall there is a door to:
BEDROOM 13' 3'' x 12' 3'' (4.04m x 3.73m)
With radiator. Sash window overlooking the rear. Return door to sitting room.
SMALL UTILITY AREA
With door to outside. Space for automatic washing machine.
BATHROOM 7' 10'' x 6' 8'' (2.39m x 2.03m)
This is a most attractive bathroom with free standing red and white claw foot bath, low level WC and wash basin. Obscured glazed window to side. Radiator. Tiled floor.
To the front of the property there are steps leading to the front door and steps to the garden flat. The garden area has quality wrought iron gates and fencing together with a parking space for one. To the rear of the property, accessed either from the garden flat or the kitchen/breakfast room of the main dwelling or indeed via a separate rear pedestrian access. There is a very good sized level garden area which has been thoughtfully landscaped to include a very attractive paved patio area and curved pathways flanked on either side by lawn and mature shrub and flower borders. There are mature trees and shrubs and a useful timber garden store, all of which combine to create a great space within which to relax and/or entertain.