The property is situated in Pin Brook Valley on the edge of Exeter, near Pinhoe. A wonderful semi-rural location with extensive rural views. Pinhoe (1 mile) is a popular residential district on the north-eastern fringes of the cathedral and university city of Exeter, ideal for access to the M5, A30 and Exeter International Airport. Pinhoe has a range of shops including a post office as well as a bus service to the city centre. It also has its own station with a rail service both to Waterloo and, via Exeter, to Paddington. Exeter affords wonderful sporting and leisure facilities as well as a selection of theatre, cinema, museum, football and rugby clubs, leisure centres, private and state schooling, shopping and excellent dining.DESCRIPTION
Twin Gables is an impressive and unique home of approaching 7,500sq.ft. of stylish and versatile accommodation set in over two acres, in a commanding position with stunning valley views. This 9 bedroom property has been transformed and extended by the current owner to create a striking home, fit for this wonderful location. The substantial layout includes an indoor swimming pool, cinema room, 6 en suite bathrooms, a generous home office, and an integral double garage. Electronic gates open to a curved drive with ample parking and to the rear is a generous terrace with patio and artificial grass looking out over the surrounding countryside and gardens.ACCOMMODATION
A tiled entrance hall, with stairs to the first floor, provides a coat store and cloakroom with wc and basin. A corridor on the left leads to a side exit and provides ample storage cupboards and access to a generous dual aspect home office. The sitting room has a rear aspect with rural views, folding patio doors onto the terrace and a feature log burner. Open to this room is a dining area leading through into a stylish kitchen arranged with matching base and wall units, central island, breakfast bar and granite worktops. Off the kitchen is a spacious utility with fitted units and space for appliances with internal access to the swimming pool on the lower ground floor. A further corridor provides access to another cloakroom, the integral garage and a second staircase to the first floor. Completing the ground floor layout is a cinema room which includes a projector and screen.
The master bedroom has a rear aspect with rural views, access onto the balcony, a dressing area with fitted wardrobes and a generous en suite arranged with a corner bath, corner shower, wc, bidet and twin basins. Bedrooms 2 & 3 have a front aspect and en suite shower rooms. Bedrooms 4 & 5 have a rear aspect with access onto the balcony. The family bathroom has a corner bath, corner shower, basin, wc and ladder-style radiator.
The north wing of the property has a 2nd staircase with the original idea of creating an ancillary living space. The 1st floor currently offers 4 further en suite bedrooms.LEISURE FACILITIES
On the lower ground floor, beneath the terrace, are wonderful leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, hot tub, gym and shower room. The pool and gym have large display windows and patio doors framing the rural and garden views. Internal access from the utility room.THE GROUNDS
To the front are two electronic gates opening to a curved drive and parking area for several vehicles. The rear grounds begin with an exceptional terrace with wonderful garden and rural views, arranged with a paved patio area and an artificial grass area. A sloping grassed area leads to a generous summerhouse with a vegetable plot adjacent. A paddock offers a natural setting with wildflower meadows. At the top of this paddock is a large storage barn and a gated access onto the lane. Overall the property amounts to 2.04 acres.SERVICES
Mains electricity, mains water and private drainage. Air source heat pump. Underfloor heating. LPG heated swimming pool. Solar photovoltaic panels.DIRECTIONS
From Exeter proceed out of the city on the Old Tiverton Road. At the roundabout go straight across and up over Stoke Hill passing the school and over the brow of the hill. Continue on this road over a steep hill where after a short distance, turn right signposted Pinhoe. After 0.8 miles turn right onto Cheynegate Lane where the property is located on the right.