Lying less than a mile southwest of the cathedral city of Exeter, the
village of Ide is a thriving community with many local groups and clubs, as well as a monthly village newsletter. The village features popular pubs; The Poacher's Arms, The Twisted Oak and Huntsman Inn, offers local amenities with more extensive options in Exeter and other neighbouring towns and cities. There is also a local church of St Ide's, well stocked community shop and Post Office within walking distance.
A number of unique buildings form Drakes Farm within Ide, a collection of a small number of houses built on the old village farm, each arranged around two private courtyards. Drakes Farm itself is self contained within the village affording a higher degree of privacy than one might expect from being in the heart of the village. The property is easily accessed from the village High Street but sits as one of four houses surrounding a private courtyard within the cul-de-sac of Drakes Farm. This attractive detached property is located in a prestigious area of Exeter offering spacious accommodation wit characterful features. The elegant entrance hall, with exposed ceiling beams and stairs leading to the first floor with under-the-stairs storage connect all the ground floor living spaces. The 16ft sitting room flows out into the garden via double patio doors with an attractive feature fireplace.The beautiful lounge/diner also benefits from access to the rear garden patio forming part of the 25ft open plan area leading to the stylish kitchen. The kitchen has natural tiled flooring, a range of matching oak wall and base units with granite work surfaces and integrated appliances. These include a 4-ring induction hob, double oven and grill, wine fridge, overhead ceiling extractor fan, and window overlooking the front of the property. The adjacent utility room, giving access to the garage, and separate study complete the accommodation downstairs. The first floor is comprised of four well-proportioned bedrooms with the master bedroom containing an en suite shower room with walk-in shower cubicle and power shower, low level WC,wash hand basin and heated towel rails. The additional three
bedrooms are serviced by the family bathroom with shower over bath unit, low level WC and wash hand basin.
Garden and Grounds
The property can be approached from the main road with offroad parking available for 2 cars and leading to the garage with up and over door and fitted cupboards
The low maintenance rear garden is undoubtedly the feature of the property with a well-maintained south-west-facing garden and beautiful exterior décor. The paved patio with two water features and additional area with recently laid artificial grass provide the perfect location for al fresco dining and entertaining of guests. The garden also has well-stocked raised borders featuring numerous climbers, vines, palms and impressive Exmouth Magnolia, various lighting areas and a children's play house.
Ensuite Shower Room
Gas central heating, water and mains linked.
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