Alphington, ExeterSubstantial Period Detached Property

Guide £685,000

A rare opportunity to aquire a beautifully presented detached period property in the sought after area of Alphington.  This grade II listed property boasts a wealth of charm and is said to date back to the 17th century. St. Martin's Lodge has been sympathetically extended to a fine characterful home with generous-sized rooms offering well proportioned family accommodation over three floors comprising of: reception hallway, kitchen/breakfast room with exposed ceiling beams and gas Rayburn and integrated appliances, utility room, study/bedroom five with ajoining  shower room, sitting room, dining room family/second reception room.  On the first floor is s galleried landing area, master bedroom, dressing room, two further double bedrooms one with dressing room and built in floor to ceiling wardrobes. A spacious family bathroom and a separate w/c and shower room.  The second floor has a another double bedroom with spacious dressing room. Outside, off of Chapel Road you have double cast iron gates leading to a private drive with parking space for four cars.  There is a private paved patio area that gives perfect opportunity to enjoy alfresco dining. From the driveway is a side gate that in turn gives access to the front of the property. At the front of the property (also with entry from Church Road) is a lawned island with raised flower beds to borders, a brick built outhouse with window. Steps lead to a well-proportioned elevated level lawn area with timber shed and summer house.  The mature walled garden has a variety of plants, trees and shrubs offering a number of seating areas and outdoor entertainment space.

  • Characterful Detached Property
  • 4/5 Bedrooms
  • Secure Parking
  • Beautiful Gardens
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Located in a favourable residential area on the Southern fringe of the city, Alphington has good access to the motorway network, local amenities and the city centre. Exeter offers great business and retail opportunites with a modern shopping precinct, speciality boutiques, open air markets, restaurants, cafes and wine bars.  There is also a range of quality leisure and sports facilities catering for all ages, including golf, swimming athletics, rugby and football.  The River Exe, Canal and quayside provide a perfect waterside area for people to relax.  There is sailing, canoeing, rowing and fishing for the sports minded, while the network of waterside pathways enables both cyclists and walkers to enjoy the natural surroundings.