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Sold STC with Southgate Estates. Enjoying an enviable rural Devonshire setting, this fantastic family home features a beautiful outlook from three aspects and has been designed by the current vendors to combine its idyllic countryside position with the benefits of modern living. With an energy efficiency rating of band B and the potential for reaching band A, the property has been fitted with solar panels which reduce living costs whilst also producing tax free income. Complementing its wonderful views, a prime feature of this modern home is the extensive south west facing garden which envelops two sides of the house.
Approached via a driveway providing ample off road parking for a number of vehicles, the house itself has been thoughtfully designed, boasting generous room sizes and oil-fired underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. The front door opens to an impressive entrance hall, providing access to a spacious, triple-aspect living room, dining room, attractive kitchen breakfast room, study, utility room, cloakroom and integral double garage. The ground floor also hosts a conservatory offering an enviable view of the garden and neighbouring countryside. Upstairs there are five double bedrooms, all of which include built-in storage, two en-suites, a family bathroom, ample built-in storage and access to a large loft space.
The village of Kenton is approximately 1.5 miles from the property and offers several pubs and restaurants, a primary school and parish church. This position is also close to the Exe Estuary, Powderham Castle and Farm Shop and also benefits from good links with the nearby city of Exeter.
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The front door opens to the spacious entrance hallway which provides access to each of the downstairs rooms as well as to the double garage. In addition, stairs rise to a galleried landing, complemented by a uPVC double glazed arched window to the rear aspect and a useful storage cupboard.
Living Room (21' 7'' x 15' 11'' (6.59m x 4.84m) max)
This triple-aspect room features a log-burning stove set into a stone fireplace and patio doors leading to the garden.
Dining Room (11' 11'' x 11' 11'' (3.64m x 3.64m))
A well-proportioned dining room with double doors opening to the living room and a borrowed light window to the conservatory.
Kitchen Breakfast Room (15' 11'' x 11' 11'' (4.84m x 3.63m))
This spacious kitchen breakfast room includes a range of matching wall and base units with roll-edge worktops, a tiled splashback, a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with a mixer tap over. Space is provided for a range cooker, dishwasher and a fridge. There is also spotlighting, a uPVC double glazed door to the conservatory and uPVC double glazed windows to both the front and side aspects.
Conservatory (16' 5'' x 13' 9'' (5.00m x 4.20m) max)
A dwarf-walled conservatory boasting uPVC double glazed windows with fitted blinds to three aspects all commanding excellent views, there are additional blinds to the ceiling, air conditioning and French doors leading out the garden.
Study/Bedroom 6 (11' 10'' x 9' 2'' (3.60m x 2.80m))
A multi-functional room which could be used as either a study or a further double bedroom, enjoying a uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect.
Containing a low level WC, wash hand basin and a radiator. A window is to the front aspect.
Utility Room (11' 11'' x 7' 11'' (3.62m x 2.42m))
Benefitting from a range of matching wall and base units with roll-edge worktops, a tiled splashback and a stainless steel sink and drainer unit with a mixer tap over. There is also space for a washing machine, two chest freezers and a tumble dryer. A uPVC double glazed window and door are to the rear, providing access to the garden.
Stairs & Landing
Stairs rise to the bright and spacious galleried landing which includes doors to the five bedrooms, bathroom, an airing cupboard and two large storage cupboards.
Bedroom 1 & En-Suite (15' 3'' x 11' 0'' (4.64m x 3.35m) max plus wardrobe and en-suite)
This generous room is complemented by a uPVC double glazed oriel window overlooking the garden and is fitted with two double wardrobes and a door leading to the en suite shower room.
The recently refurbished shower room comprises a spacious walk-in shower with a glass screen and thermostatic mixer valve, along with part-tiled walls vanity storage incorporating a hidden cistern WC, bidet and a sink. There is also a heated towel rail, an obscured uPVC double gazed window to the side aspect and spotlighting.
The family bathroom comprises a wash hand basin, WC and a bath with thermostatic mixer shower over. There is also a radiator and an obscured uPVC double glazed window to the side aspect.
Bedroom 2 & En-Suite (15' 3'' x 11' 9'' (4.66m x 3.58m) max plus bay window and en-suite)
A further double bedroom with the benefit of a uPVC double glazed oriel window to the front aspect affording countryside views, a built-in double wardrobe and a radiator. A door leads to the en suite bathroom, which comprises a wash hand basin, bath with shower head over and a WC. A window is to the side aspect.
Bedroom 3 (18' 1'' x 16' 6'' (5.51m x 5.03m) plus eaves storage)
Built above the double garage, this generously-sized double bedroom could be used for a variety of purposes and boasts four double glazed velux windows with blackout blinds, two large eaves storage cupboards and two radiators.
Bedroom 4 (11' 11'' x 9' 3'' (3.62m x 2.81m) max)
A further double bedroom with a uPVC double glazed window to the side aspect enjoying an outlook to the garden and surrounding countryside, a built in wardrobe and a radiator.
Bedroom 5 (11' 11'' x 8' 4'' (3.62m x 2.54m) plus wardrobe)
The final double bedroom with a uPVC window to the side aspect looking to the garden and surrounding countryside, a radiator and a built in wardrobe.
The brick paved driveway sweeps around to the double garage, allowing parking for up to 10 vehicles.
The landscaped south west facing garden extends to the side and rear of the property, which is mostly laid to lawn. Beautifully tended, the garden offers stunning countryside views to three aspects.
There is a large fruit cage, yielding a variety of fruits and a small fenced vegetable garden, with a wooded area in the far corner.
A five barred gate provides rear access via a driveway shared with the neighbouring barn conversion.
Additionally there is a Greenhouse, a Polytunnel and log store. The patio at the rear of the property has an attractive pegola and a brick barbecue.
Double Garage (21' 0'' x 14' 9'' (6.40m x 4.50m))
Accessed from both inside the house and the driveway plus a courtesy door to the side, this garage has an electric up and over door, tiled flooring, a floor mounted oil-fired boiler, a control unit for Photo Voltaics and a window to the rear aspect.
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