Offers in the region of £570,000 | 4 Bedrooms
A much loved family home on the market for the first time in almost 50 years, situated in Thornton Hill, a highly desirable location widely regarded as one of Exeter's finest addresses close to the city centre and university. with many period features offering light, spacious and flexible accommodation . With three good size reception rooms, four double bedrooms and a great family bathroom. The property is partly double glazed and has gas central heating and has been recently decorated outside.
The convenience of the location and its easy proximity to all the facilities in the city.
Properties in this area don't come to the market very often and when they do they are extremely popular so early inspection is highly recommended.
The property is in an excellent central position in one of Exeter's most favoured roads which is within the Longbrook Conservation Area and is a remarkably peaceful corner of the city centre. Thornton Hill is ideally situated and is within easy walking distance of the high street (John Lewis 7 minutes!) a well regarded primary school (St Sidwells) St David's main line Station and a local convenience store. There is a children' playground at the top of the hill and rural dog walks at Taddiford Brooke. Thornton Hill has an active residents association, to represent and create a friendly and inclusive platform for the residents. Annual events are organised such as a summer tea party and a Christmas gathering. Further information can be found at www.thorntonwest.co.uk Exeter is regarded as the most thriving city in the South West and provides a wide choice of cultural activities with a theatre, museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping facilities including John Lewis as well as a number of restaurants and bars. There is also a Waitrose supermarket in the city, many primary and secondary schools including Exeter School and The Maynard whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country and is within walking distance. The M5 motorway at junction 29 provides links to the A38 to Plymouth or the A30 west to Cornwall or east towards Honiton and the M5 itself to London and Bristol and all points north and east. From St Davids and Central stations there are regular rail services to London Paddington and Waterloo. Exeter International Airport about 5 miles to the east of the city provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights including two flights a day to London City Airport.
Paved front garden with mature shrubs and trees leading to the entrance porch with glazed door and original tiled floor to internal front door. Entrance hallway with access to all reception rooms, stairs to first floor and understairs cloaks cupboard. The sitting room is a lovely light room with a large square bay window to the front and another double glazed window to the side giving lots of natural light. There are fitted shelves in the alcove next to the fireplace which has a living flame effect gas fire with a tiled surround. All three reception rooms have lovely period features including picture rails and high ceilings and also benefit from double glazing. The dining room again is lovely and light and has a view of the garden and two further side windows and there is lots of room for a family dining table and chairs and it would also make an ideal childrens' play room or music room. The breakfast room also overlooks the garden and leads through to the kitchen and the rear door out to the garden. The kitchen has double aspect windows overlooking the garden to the back and side and a good range of white base and wall cupboards, a built in eye level electric oven and ceramic hob with under counter space and plumbing for a washing machine and also room for a freestanding fridge freezer. On the first floor are two double bedrooms both with picture rails, bedroom one to the front has a large double glazed window to the front and a smaller one to the side, there is a wash hand basin and a small tiled fireplace. Bedroom two overlooks the garden and has a large built in wardrobe. There is a separate WC and a family bathroom with part tiled walls, a bath and a large glass walk in shower with Mira electric shower, a hand basin with vanity unit and further wall storage above with downlights. There is a large cupboard housing the boiler and hot water tank. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms with built in eaves storage along the length of both rooms. The enclosed rear garden can be accessed from the front via a side gate and has a small area of lawn with mature shrubs and trees and a paved area ideal for al fresco dining in the summer. There is a path leading down to the garage and garden storage shed. The brick built single garage is accessed via the service road to the side of the property. There is also residents parking in this area.
Side Entrance Porch
Internal Front Door
Sitting Room 16' 2'' into bay x 13' 10'' into bay 4.92m x 4.22m)
Dining Room 12' 6'' x 11' 3'' (3.82m x 3.42m)
Breakfast Room 12' 6'' x 9' 8'' (3.82m x 2.94m)
Kitchen 14' 8'' x 8' 11'' (4.47m x 2.72m)
Bedroom 1 12' 10'' x 13' 11'' max. (3.90m x 4.25m)
Bedroom 2 12' 7'' x 10' 9'' (3.83m x 3.27m)
Bedroom 3 12' 11'' x 9' 0'' (3.93m x 2.74m)
Bedroom 4 12' 4'' x 9' 0'' (3.75m x 2.74m)