Exminster is a thriving village on the edge of Exeter. The village has a strong community centred on a well-regarded Pre-School (Ofsted: Outstanding), Primary School (Ofsted: Good), The New School, an independent, for ages 3 to 7 (Ofsted: Outstanding). There is a village hall that frequently holds various activities. Exminster has a central retail area that provides a local Tesco, post office, cafe, hairdresser, delicatessen and doctors surgery. Two pubs serve the village; a further pub is positioned on the edge of the village. For golfers, the Exminster Golf Centre provides a wonderful 9 hole course. Nearby are peaceful riverside, canal and countryside walks including the RSPB's reserve on Exminster Marshes. The university and cathedral city of Exeter boasts a wide range of shopping, amenities and schooling as would be expected of a city of its importance. There are good rail communications to Paddington and Waterloo.DESCRIPTION
Field End is an impressive detached home of architect design situated in an elevated position on the edge of Exminster. This substantial property offers over 3,000 sq ft of versatile accommodation with stylish interiors, bright and spacious rooms, and stunning rural views. The layout provides 5 bedrooms, spacious kitchen/diner, sitting room, library, hobby room, tv room, utility/boot room, shower room, family bathroom, master ensuite and a versatile loft room that has been used as a study or occasional guest bedroom. The landscaped gardens are a wonderful feature to the property with an array of patios, terraces, an area of lawn, hot tub house with shower and roof terrace and ample parking.ACCOMMODATION
The entrance hall provides stairs to the first floor, store cupboards and a guest cloakroom with wc and basin. The impressive kitchen/dining room has a rear aspect with wonderful views over the garden and rural landscape beyond, arranged with an array of matching base and wall units, composite worktop, central island, integrated appliances which include 2 ovens, microwave and induction hob with space for further appliances. Off the kitchen is a utility with further units and additional space for appliances. The sitting room has a rear aspect with a large display window framing the exquisite rural views, and a feature fireplace with an open grate. The unique and charming library has a dual aspect with views on either side fitted with book shelving and a hidden door which leads through to the hobby room, side aspect with a generous store cupboard. The TV room offers the ideal set up for families, positioned in the centre of the property to create the ideal space for cinema entertaining. Off this room is the boot room with access from the front of the property and fitted with an array of cupboards.
The first floor landing has a front aspect window. The shower room provides a corner shower unit, wc, basin and ladder style radiator. The family bathroom is arranged with a bath, basin, wc, and ladder style radiator. The master bedroom has a dual aspect with a large display window framing the views, a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite providing a corner shower, wc and basin. Bedroom 2 has a rear aspect with views and access to the rear balcony. Bedroom 3 has a rear aspect with views, fitted wardrobes and access to the rear balcony. Bedroom 4 has a rear aspect with views, fitted wardrobes and access to the side balcony. Bedroom 5 has a front aspect with access to the side balcony.
The 2nd floor provides a versatile space within the loft room incorporating eaves storage and Velux windows. This room has been used as a study and occasional bedroom.OUTSIDE
To the front of the property is a gravel drive providing ample parking and access along either side of the property. Note, there is a public pedestrian right of way along the drive continuing along the land to the left of the property. The rear garden is a wonderful feature to this versatile home with delightful patio areas, pergola, a generous lawn, planted borders and clever storage areas including log and bin stores. A wonderful "Hot Tub House" has folding patio doors, air-conditioning, a shower room and store. Above the building is a terrace, currently set up with a giant chess board. In front is a patio area with an outdoor burner. The generous balcony on the first floor bedrooms gives panoramic views finished with artificial grass and decking.SERVICES
Mains electricity, mains water. Air source heat pump. Private drainage. Under-floor heating on the ground floor. Photovoltaic Panels.DIRECTIONS
From Exeter's Countess Wear roundabout, turn right onto Bridge Road. At the next roundabout take the first exit signposted to Dawlish. After a short drive turn right into the village of Exminster. Continue through the village turning right, before the local shops, onto Deepway Lane. Procced up this road for half a mile where the entrance to the property is on the left.