Countess Wear Road, Exeter,


A charming 3/4 bedroom detached thatched Grade II listed cottage located in this highly sought after residential area. The property offers excellent access into the City Centre and is in a superb position for riverside walks and cycle routes. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and comprises dual aspect living room, spacious kitchen/dining room, utility room, ground floor bathroom, three/four double bedrooms and gas central heating. To the front of the cottage are superb countryside and river views from the second floor bedroom. Outside the property has an enclosed garden which is laid mostly to lawn and a detached double garage with further off road parking in front. Early internal viewing is highly recommended.

Countess Wear – Countess Wear is conveniently situated for daily commuting to and from Exeter city centre, which is approximately 3 miles away. A full range of amenities and shopping facilities are available in Exeter, whilst the popular Estuary town of Topsham is also nearby. Road communications are excellent with a regular bus route into the City centre. The M5 is readily accessible and the A38/380 Devon Expressway to Torquay and Plymouth is just 5 miles away. Exeter Airport is approximately fifteen minutes drive and there are also Intercity railway connections at Exeter St Davids Station. For the keen sports person there is the Exeter Golf and Country Club providing a superb golf course, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, squash courts, gymnasium and tennis courts. Just moments away there are a network of cycle routes and walkways along the River Exe whilst local amenities include the popular “Tally Ho” public house, a veterinary surgery, florist, village hall and church.

The Accommodation Comprises – (all measurements are approximate):

Kitchen/Dining Room – 4.48m x 4.07m (14’8″ x 13’4″) – Fitted with matching base units with roll edge work surfaces over and tiled splash back. Inset stainless steel sink unit. Space for electric cooker. Two wall light points. Telephone point. Tiled flooring. Exposed ceiling beams. Single glazed window and part glazed door to front. Door to staircase giving access to the first floor.

Living Room – 4.41m x 3.11m (14’5″ x 10’2″) – A light dual aspect room with single glazed windows to front and side. Two wall light points. Radiator. TV point.

Utility Room – 2.14m x 1.70m (7’0″ x 5’6″) – Fitted base units with roll edge work surface over. Wall mounted gas fired boiler. Single glazed window to front. Part glazed door to side.

Ground Floor Bathroom – Panelled bath with shower over and part tiled walls. Modern wash hand basin with built in white hi-gloss storage unit under. WC. Chrome heated towel radiator. Single glazed window to side.

First Floor Landing – Split landing with stairs off to bedroom one and three. Stairs continue up to the second floor.

Bedroom 1 – 4.48m x 4.10m (14’8″ x 13’5″) – Wall light point. Radiator. Single glazed window to front with superb views across the surrounding area and Haldon Belvedere in the distance.

Bedroom 3 – 4.36m x 3.39m (14’3″ x 11’1″) – Cast Iron fireplace with painted surround. Radiator. Built in under stairs storage cupboard. Exposed beams. Single glazed window to front with views across the surrounding area and countryside beyond. Stairs from this bedroom give access to the study/potential fourth bedroom.

Study/Bedroom 4 – 3.51m x 2.80m (11’6″ x 9’2″) – Radiator. Exposed beams. Single glazed window to side.

Bedroom 2 – 4.48m x 2.73m (14’8″ x 8’11”) – Exposed beams. Radiator. Single glazed window to side with delightful rooftop views towards the river.

Outside – To the side of the cottage is an enclosed area of garden which is laid mostly to lawn. The garden has a paved patio providing a pleasant seating area. A garden shed provides useful storage space as does the former outside WC which now provides useful utility space with plumbing for a washing machine. Double gates give access to the detached double garage and access can be gained to the small area of garden to the front.

Double Garage – 5.23m x 4.43m (17’1″ x 14’6″) – Two up and over doors. Double glazed window to side. Power and light.

Council Tax – BAND C.

Viewing Arrangements – Strictly by appointment with Naomi J Ryan Estate Agents on 01392 215283.

Free Market Appraisal – If you would like a FREE market appraisal of your home without obligation please contact us to arrange a suitable appointment time.


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