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Longdown, Exeter
Guide price £1,000,000 | 8 bedrooms | 3.0 acres

Property features

• Principal house of 4,100 sq ft over 3 floors
• 5 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
• 2 Reception rooms
• Incorporating annexe area
• Detached 2 bedroom annexe of 790 sq ft
• Extensive and private gardens
• Paddocks with field shelters, total 3.2 acres
• Freehold
• Council Band F

The property is situated in the small village of Longdown, only 5 miles from the Dartmoor National Park. The village has a vibrant community with a popular pub and village hall. It is set well back from the road in a south-facing location. It is only 2 miles from St Thomas, a suburb of Exeter which has a good range of day-to-day facilities whilst the centre of Exeter is only 4 miles. Longdown has excellent access to the A30 dual carriageway.

The house dates from the early 20th century with rooms typical of this era, though in recent decades has been extensively renovated and extended, to now create a versatile home arranged over three floors. Part of the house is used for Air BnB (kitchen/dining room, sitting room, and double bedroom with en suite bathroom). A double aspect sitting room with woodburning stove with outlook to garden which is open plan to a living room which also has a woodburner and which leads to a garden room with patio doors to the garden. Magnificent kitchen/dining room with extensive range of high gloss fronted units with Bosch appliances including oven, steam oven, microwave and coffee machine, wine cooler, induction hob, dishwasher and space for an American-style fridge/freezer. Wet room. utility room.

On the first floor is Bedroom 1 with oak floor, built-in wardrobes and French doors out onto the roof terrace, which enjoys amazing rural views through 180 degrees. En suite bathroom. Double aspect Bedroom 2 with en suite bathroom also with access to roof terrace. Bedroom 3, also of double size with en suite shower room. Family bathroom. Bedroom 4 which also has an en suite shower room. Staircase to second floor which has a wonderful games/hobbies room or bedroom 6 with Velux window and en suite bathroom plus doorway into the rest of the roof space.

A pavioured drive, with plenty of parking, leads to an open-fronted barn for vehicles and machinery. The extensive front gardens are lawned with numerous trees and shrubs. To the side of the gardens are two paddocks, stable block with power and water, two stables, large feed room and hardstanding areas outside. Further building, currently used as a store with water, power and drainage. (Potential to convert - subject to planning). Detached annexe of kitchen/dining room, sitting room, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. At the rear of the house is a concrete block and tiled outbuilding used for office, storage, entertaining and with an extensive decking area beyond (see floor plan). Below is a wildlife pond and a poultry area to the side. Overall the property amounts to about 3.2 acres.

Mains water, mains electricity and private drainage. Oil-fired central heating.

From Exe Bridges take the B3212 to Moretonhampstead. Enter the village of Longdown and after 1 mile the property is on the right.

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