4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale
Property description & features
- Tenure: Freehold
- Countryside setting
- Four double bedrooms
- Family bathroom & two en suites
- Double garage
- Tennis court
- No onward chain
- Council tax band F
- EER D
The Tithe Barn is one of eight properties at Blackheath Court which was originally part of the Powderham Estate. Converted from farm buildings in 1985, the properties now offer attractive accommodation with character in a superb setting. Proximity to Exminster and the facilities therein (golf course, pub, shop etc). 2.5 miles away. Regular bus services into Exeter from the end of the lane (250 metres away). Two buses run every hour. Features include two lovely light reception rooms, the dining room having two sets of double doors opening onto the fabulous south westerly facing gardens which are well established, mainly laid to lawn with a patio and various trees and shrubs. There are four bedrooms, two of which have ensuite rooms, oil central heating, double glazing and residential facilities including a lovely sun terrace, ideal for barbecues and a tennis court. The washing machine, dishwasher and Rangemaster cooker are included. The property is being sold with no onward chain.
Blackheath Court is situated half-way between the villages of Kenton and Exminster. Kenton is home to Powderham Castle, the historic home of the Earl of Devon, thought to have been built at the turn of the 15th Century. Both villages offer numerous facilities including shops, schools, pubs and churches as well as benefitting from easy access to Exeter/Dawlish, the A38, A30 and M5.
From Exeter city centre proceed along Topsham Road (A3015) to the Countess Wear roundabout. Take the third exit onto Bridge Road and carry along this road turning left at the roundabout onto Sannerville Way ( A379) heading towards Dawlish. Pass the turnings for Exminster and approximately one mile past the Swans Nest roundabout, take a sharp right at the crossroads onto Exminster Hill where Blackheath Court can be found on the left. The Tithe Barn can be found within the Blackheath Court estate on your left.
Part glazed front door to
ENTRANCE HALL 4.24m x 3.05m
Stairs rising to first floor. Beech flooring. Radiator. Under stairs storage cupboard.
Low level WC and wash hand basin. Radiator. Coat hooks and display shelf.
STUDY 3.02m x 2.77m
Window to front. Radiator.
From the ENTRANCE HALL
Glass panel double doors from to.
SITTING ROOM 6.25m x 4.24m
Impressive room with two windows to front. Attractive stone fireplace with hearth and fitted electric fire. Beech flooring. Two radiators. TV aerial point and wall lights. Glass panelled door to.
DINING ROOM 5.56m x 3.4m
A wonderful room with two sets of double glazed doors opening onto rear gardens. Radiator. Coved ceiling.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 6.12m x 3.12m
Fitted with a stylish range of base cupboards drawers and wall units. One and a half bowl sink unit with work services. Fitted electric rangemaster cooker with extractor above. Space for fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Oil fired boiler. Window to garden. Radiator. There is ample space for a table and chairs.
Feature arched window overlooking courtyard.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Access to roof space.
BEDROOM ONE 5.23m x 2.97m
Window to rear with views over gardens. Wall to wall wardrobes. Radiator.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Fully tiled room with corner shower cubicle. Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Heated towel rail and extractor.
BEDROOM TWO 4.22m x 3.45m
Window to rear. Wardrobes with mirror fronted sliding doors. Radiator.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Fully tiled room comprising a corner shower cubicle. Low Level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Tiled floor and extractor.
BEDROOM THREE 4.42m x 2.69m
Window to front. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR 3.12m x 2.9m
Window to front. Radiator.
Fitted with a matching suite comprising a panelled bath. Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator and half tiled walls.
The property can be approached in one of two ways- from the front via an arched gateway which opens into the communal courtyard, which is beautifully maintained, mainly laid to lawn interspersed by various specimen trees. There is a central fountain and a network of paved pathways leading to the properties. Adjoining this courtyard is a TERRACE/BARBECUE AREA with built-in barbecues and a gravelled sitting area overlooking the courtyard, ideal for dining out. Alternatively, there is a driveway which leaves around the rear and gives access to the DOUBLE GARAGE with up and over door and rear pedestrian door to the gardens. There is also a HARD TENNIS COURT which is for the use of the residents of Blackheath Court. A real feature of the property is the fabulous south-westerly facing gardens which are well established and cared for by the current owners. A generous patio provides a lovely private area to dine out and leads to a two tear lawned garden well stocked with a (truncated)
The vendor advises that the property is accessed via a shared private driveway, and that the current service charges of £140 per quarterly (2022) which covers the maintenance of the grounds and tennis court.
Oil storage tank serving the central heating, mains electricity, mains water, private drainage shared by eight properties on the development.
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