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Rectory Drive, Alphington,
Guide price £975,000 | 5 bedrooms

Property features

• Popular residential area on the edge of the city
• Grade II Listed
• A substantial attached family home
• 5 bedrooms
• Over 3,200 sq ft of accommodation
• Tall ceilings and period features
• Generous garden
• Off street parking and double garage

SITUATION
The "village" of Alphington is now a suburb of Exeter offering easy access to the city and major routes around Exeter, yet still enjoying the charm of an East Devon village. Alphington provides local schools, public house, village hall, shops and a church, just 2 miles from the centre of Exeter. The cathedral and university city of Exeter affords excellent 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. Exeter has two mainline railway stations on the Paddington and Waterloo lines. To the east of the city is junction 29 of the M5 motorway which links to the A30 and A38 trunk roads.

DESCRIPTION
Marchmont is an imposing and substantial Grade II Listed family home situated in the popular residential area of Alphington on the edge of Exeter. This elegant attached property benefits from stylish period features such as sash windows, wood shutters, tall ceilings and decorative mouldings. A spacious home of over 3,200 sq ft incorporating 5 bedrooms, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, dining room/study, utility, ground floor shower room, family bathroom, master en suite, laundry/boot room and cellar with wine store. The enclosed gardens are located to the left of the property, predominately laid to lawn, with a detached double garage and garden store area. To the front of the property is a parking area and lawned garden.

ACCOMMODATION
The entrance porch, with ceiling mouldings and a tiled floor, open to a spacious inner hall with stairs to the first floor and parquet flooring. Off the inner hall is a ground floor shower room providing a shower cubicle, wc, basin and ladder style radiator. The sitting room has a front aspect with two sets of sash windows with wood shutters, a feature fireplace with wood burner, decorative mouldings and double doors to the dining room. The dining room, currently used as a study, has decorative mouldings and a side aspect with doors leading out to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room has a front aspect with 2 sash windows with wood shutters, an array of matching base and wall units, breakfast bar, granite worktop and space for appliances. The utility has a side aspect with fitted units, sink and space for appliances. The laundry has a side door out, larder and boiler cupboard. The property has the benefit of a generous cellar divided into two areas, one of which is a wine cellar and the other has been used as a games room/store with built in cupboards.

The first floor landing has a linen cupboard with a ceiling window. Bedroom 1 has a front aspect with 2 sash windows and wood shutters, fitted wardrobes and an en suite arranged with a walk-in shower, wc, twin basins, and a ladder style radiator. Bedroom 2 has a front aspect with a sash window and wood shutters, timber flooring, decorative mouldings, fitted wardrobe and a vanity sink. Bedroom 3 has a side aspect with garden views and timber flooring. Bedroom 4 has a front aspect with an internal door to bedroom 1. Bedroom 5 has a front aspect with a built in cupboard. A further room on the first floor, with no windows, provides a versatile space for additional storage or study. The family bathroom provides a sunken bath, shower cubicle, wc, basin and ladder style radiator.

OUTSIDE
To the front of the property is a drive with ample parking, a pedestrian gate and delightful lawned garden with perimeter hedging. On the right hand side of the property is a useful garden store. The main garden to the left of the property, is a generous enclosed area with a patio, lawn, perimeter trees and hedging leading to a detached double garage (with power and light). To the rear of the garage is a store area and a pedestrian gate leading to Lovelace Gardens. This pedestrian gate also provides access for the neighbouring property to access their rear garden.

SERVICES
All mains connected. Gas central heating.

DIRECTIONS
From the city centre and Exe Bridges proceed along the Alphington Road out of the city. Upon reaching Sainsbury's Petrol Station turn left into Alphington. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit. Continuing through the centre turn left at the church onto Dawlish Road. After a short distance turn right onto Lovelace Gardens where the property is located on the right.
 

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