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St Leonards Road, Exeter
Guide price £1,350,000 | 6 bedrooms

Property features

• Situated in the heart of St Leonards
• 19th Century Grade II Listed period home
• Over 2,800 sq ft of versatile accommodation
• 6 bedrooms and generous cellar
• Extensive front and rear gardens
• Gated parking to the rear with carport

Situated in the heart of St Leonards, widely, and understandably, regarded as the most favoured residential area of the city. The property is within walking distance of the city centre and 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 exquisite mid 19th Century Grade II Listed family home is situated in the heart of the fashionable and sought-after area of St Leonards. An imposing 4 storey period home with over 2,800 sq ft of accommodation including 6 bedrooms, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, study, garden room, family bathroom, wet room, cloakroom and cellar. The property enjoys both a front garden and extensive established rear garden with gated parking and carport. The current owners have enjoyed this family home for over 40 years.

The entrance porch with tiled floor and cloak cupboard, opens to the inner hall providing stairs to the first floor. To the left of the hall is the home study with a rear aspect and garden views. To the right is the dining room which has a front aspect with French doors and timber shutters. Double doors open to the inviting sitting room, front aspect with French doors, timber shutters and marble fire surround with inset woodburner. The kitchen/breakfast room has a rear aspect with garden views, an array of base and wall units, gas hob, double oven and integrated fridge/freezer. The garden room with storage cupboard has a rear aspect with folding doors leading out onto the patio.

On the half landing is a guest cloakroom with wc and basin. Bedroom 1 has a front aspect with a decorative bay window and fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 2 has the same front aspect decorative bay window and built-in cupboard. Bedroom 3 has a rear aspect bay window with garden views, built-in cupboard and basin. Bedroom 4 has a rear aspect with garden views and a basin. Bedroom 5 has a front aspect with fitted shelving. The family bathroom is arranged with a bath, shower cubicle, wc, basin and ladder style radiator. The wet room provides a shower and basin.

The second floor could provide a charming studio arrangement, a generous room to incorporate a bedroom, sitting room and kitchenette and also includes a shower cubicle and separate wc.

To finish the accommodation is the basement cellar, sectioned to provide storage, utility area and wine store. The cellar has rear access to the garden.

To the front of the property is a charming garden with established borders and an area of lawn. A decorative veranda spans the front with French doors into the sitting and dining rooms. A covered entrance area leads to the front door and side access to the rear garden.

The rear garden provides a generous patio area and covered area with side access. The long garden reaches out in an easterly orientation with wonderful lawned areas, mature borders of trees and shrubs. A pergola stretches the width of the garden creating a smaller area of lawn leading to the rear parking area. Electronic gates provide access from the rear lane to a generous parking area and double carport.

All mains connected. Gas central heating.

From the Western Way junction take the A3015 Topsham Road. At the next set of traffic lights turn left onto St Leonards Road. Proceed on this road, passing the school and bend in the road, where the property will be located on the right.

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