Offers in the region of £625,000 | 4 Bedrooms
An elegant semi-detached period property in this extremely well regarded, quiet, city centre location. Ideally situated for all the nearby amenities that are just a short walk away, including St Sidwell's school and John Lewis.
West Avenue, now a conservation area, is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious locations in Exeter, just a few minutes walking distance from the city centre and the University. At the top of West Avenue the road links with Thornton Hill where there is pedestrian access to the County Cricket Ground and Devon and Exeter Squash Club. There is also a new, very well equipped children’s playground and a public foot path affording access to Lower Hoopern Valley, a lovely scenic green area providing a perfect leisure area virtually on your doorstep for walking enthusiasts and dog lovers. Lower Hoopern Valley forms part of the University grounds, in which there are numerous tennis courts and a new indoor tennis centre. A convenience store is situated at the bottom of West Avenue.
Exeter has a magnificent array of shopping facilities, ranging from major department stores to specialised boutiques, plus countless bars and restaurants, cinemas, theatres, recreational activities and a thriving nightlife. For outdoor enthusiasts there are miles of beach coastline and Dartmoor National Park within approximately 30 minutes by car.
There are excellent road & rail links including main line services to London (Paddington & Waterloo), the Midlands and the North. Excellent motorway connections at junctions 29, 30 and 31 of the M5 reaching a wide range of destinations.
An elegant semi-detached period property in this well regarded, quiet, city centre location, ideally situated for all the nearby amenities that are just a short walk away. This elegant four-bedroom semi-detached residence comes to the market for the first time in over 40 years with fantastic potential for updating, featuring three reception rooms and a conservatory, four double bedrooms and two shower rooms extending over two floors, a well-stocked rear garden and a double garage with potential to extend, create office, den, or hobbies room above. West Avenue is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious and sought-after locations in Exeter within easy walking distance of the city centre and the University. This spacious family home was built in the Edwardian period, around 1910 and much of the original character has been retained and the house would now benefit from some updating but the potential for the creation of a fabulous family home in an excellent location is enormous. The adaptable accommodation has an elegant covered porch with a part glazed front door opening to a generous hallway and an impressive hardwood balustrade staircase. There are two under stairs cupboards with panelled doors. On the left is a large sitting room with a wide bay double glazed window, picture rails and late Edwardian fire surround with open fire and tiled hearth. To the right is a family room with window to the front and access out to the conservatory. All the doors are panelled and have decorative period door furniture, the front door knob features a heart and would suggest that the property was originally built for a surgeon at the hospital perhaps. The dining room has a double glazed window to the side and leads through to the kitchen with original window overlooking the rear garden, there is a built-in double oven, ceramic hob and space for a dishwasher and fridge freezer and ample wall and base cupboards with worktops over, this in turn also opens into the conservatory which has double doors to the garden with opening roof lights. To the side of the kitchen is the utility room which houses the gas boiler and has plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer and further fridge or freezer, there is a Belfast sink and further cupboards and doors to both the front and rear gardens and a downstairs WC. The staircase leads upstairs to the first-floor landing and has a large window. There is a large attic space with potential to access via a new staircase over the stairs, so minimal disruption and no need to sacrifice an existing bedroom or bathroom. The master bedroom has a large window to the front and a side window and has a deep built-in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 is also at the front with two windows and is 'L' shaped and also has large built-in wardrobes along one wall. Bedrooms 3 & 4 are also double and both have pleasant outlooks over the rear garden. There is a family shower room with a large walk-in shower and an electric Mira shower, WC and hand basin and a further shower room next door which both have scope to be extended or may be incorporated together with the airing cupboard to create a larger bathroom if required. The property has a level rear garden which has a variety of mature shrubs and trees and two areas of lawn which offers a safe place for children to play and is not overlooked.
Sitting Room 15' 5'' into bay x 14' 4'' (4.70m x 4.37m)
Family Room 17' 7'' x 12' 0'' (5.36m x 3.65m)
Dining Room 11' 3'' x 10' 6'' (3.43m x 3.20m)
Kitchen 11' 0'' x 11' 0'' overall (3.35m x 3.35m)
Utility 14' 6'' x 5' 9'' (4.42m x 1.75m)
Conservatory 16' 0'' x 10' 0'' x max. (4.87m x 3.05m)
Master Bedroom 14' 4'' x 13' 6'' plus door recess (4.37m x 4.11m)
Bedroom 2 14' 2'' x 14' 8'' max. 'L' shaped (4.31m x 4.47m)
Bedroom 3 11' 6'' x 11' 2'' (3.50m x 3.40m)
Bedroom 4 12' 0'' x 7' 10'' (3.65m x 2.39m)
Shower Room 1
Shower Room 2
Level rear garden which has a variety of mature shrubs and trees and two areas of lawn which offers a safe place for children to play and is not overlooked. The garages are accessed from the service road behind and there is a pedestrian gate at the end of the garden.
Garage 1 16' 8'' x 8' 6'' (5.08m x 2.59m)
Garage 2 16' 8'' x 7' 10'' (5.08m x 2.39m)