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St Leonards Exeter
Guide price £1,150,000 | 5 bedrooms | 0.11 acres

Property features

• Extremely sought after residential area
• 4 storey Grade II* Listed townhouse
• Striking period features and tall ceilings
• Over 3,200sq.ft. of accommodation
• 5 Bedrooms
• Off street parking for two vehicles
• A wonderful 124' rear garden

Wonford Road is situated in St Leonards, widely, and understandably, regarded as the most favoured residential area of the city. The property is within walking distance of Magdalen Road which offers a cluster of mainly independently owned shops and services including a delicatessen, farm shop, award winning fishmongers, grocer, boutique shops, convenience store, newsagent, public house, cafes and restaurants. Exeter's city centre boasts a wide range of sporting and leisure facilities, excellent dining, shopping, museum, theatre and sporting and recreational pursuits. The property is ideally situated for both local and public schooling. The Royal Devon & Exeter and Nuffield Hospitals are situated nearby. Exeter has two mainline railway stations to Paddington and Waterloo.

This elegant Grade II* Listed townhouse vaunts the stunning stucco design and Gothic detail of the mid 19th Century. The period features of tall ceilings, mouldings, Tudor arches and delightful fireplaces scatter through this 4 storey house of over 3,200sq.ft. of accommodation. Unique to this particular property, amongst this stylish row of early Victorian dwellings, are the two off street parking spaces and the generous garden to the rear extending to 124' in length.

Access on the ground floor is via an ornate storm porch.

The lower ground floor has a further entrance from the front of the property into a small corridor and into a generous living room area which has sold wood flooring, understairs cupboard with plumbing for a washing machine, a feature fireplace and stairs to the ground floor. The stylish and contemporary kitchen has a garden aspect with a door leading out to the patio. The high quality kitchen has an array of matching base and wall units, central island, quartz work surfaces, space for appliances and a range-style cooker, dumb waiter up to the dining room and is finished with a tiled floor with underfloor heating.

The entrance hall, on the ground floor, has a decorative tiled floor, ceiling arches, spacious cloakroom and stairs to the lower ground and first floors. The impressive sitting room has a front aspect with French doors set in a bay window, ceiling mouldings and a decorative feature fireplace. The dining room has a rear aspect with garden views, access to the garden via external steps, built-in cupboards, a dumb waiter down to the kitchen, feature fireplace and stripped wood flooring.

On the first floor landing is an airing cupboard. Bedroom 1 has a front aspect with two decorative windows, built-in wardrobes and a feature fireplace. Bedroom 2 has a rear aspect with garden views, built-in cupboards and a feature fireplace. The bathroom has a rear aspect arranged with a bath, shower cubicle, basin and wc.

The second floor landing has a generous storage cupboard and a roof light. Bedroom 3 has a rear aspect with garden views and a vanity basin. Bedrooms 4 & 5 both have a front aspect. The impressive bathroom on this floor has a claw foot bath, corner shower, basin and wc.

To the front of the property are two off street parking spaces and access to both the ground and lower ground floors. To the rear is an impressive enclosed garden, 124' in length providing delightful lawned areas, patio areas, planted borders, flowerbeds and trees. This generous garden is a key selling feature of this property.

All mains services are connected. Gas-fired central heating.

From Western Way in the centre of Exeter proceed on Magdalen Road turning right, before the zebra crossing, on to Wonford Road. Continue on this road, follow as it bends to the left and No.40 is on the left.

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