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£1,350,000 guide price

5 bedroom detached house for sale

St Leonards, Exeter

£1,350,000 guide price

5 bedroom detached house for sale

St Leonards, Exeter



Property description

Accommodation Summary

3184 sq ft of accommodation plus double garage & parking
Fabulous Schreiber Oak kitchen & separate utility
Free-flowing open-plan living space plus sitting room & office/playroom
South-westerly facing granite sun terrace & level garden
High specification & highly efficient home
Luxury master bedroom suite with south-westerly facing balcony
Further generous bedroom with en-suite and dressing room plus a further optional guest suite
Quality Oak finish & under floor heating throughout


From Exeter city centre take the A3015 Topsham Road passing St Leonards Church on the right-hand side. Continue along this road until reaching the first set of traffic lights. Turn left here into Matford Lane. Half way along this road turn right into Matford Avenue and then take the first left in to Matford Road. The property will be found on the right-hand side.


Matford Road is a quiet road situated in the heart of St Leonards conservation area, being one of the most favoured residential addresses of the Cathedral and University City of Exeter.
The property enjoys a convenient situation for the excellent and varied St Leonards 'village' shops, cafes and pub, as well as a number of excellent private and state schools and hospitals and is a walk away from Waitrose supermarket.
The property is around half a mile from the city centre which offers excellent shopping and eateries and affords excellent sports and leisure facilities, an expanding college and one of the leading Universities in the country, as well as a selection of theatres, cinemas, a museum, cathedral, leisure centres, football and one of the top rugby clubs in the country.
A short walk takes you to the River Exe and its historic Quayside and canal which is also bustling with eateries and cafes.
Exeter has been named one of the 20 best places in the country to live by the Sunday Times, labelling the capital of Devon 'a glorious gateway to the west'. A perfectly positioned city, it has two national parks and plenty of plum coastline on the doorstep.
Exeter St David's links to London Paddington in about two hours and Exeter Airport is about five miles away providing regular air services to many major cities in the UK and a growing number of international destinations.


Stoneycombe is a truly stunning individual architect designed, detached property with exquisite specification and attention to detail, designed by the renowned Exeter based Kensington Taylor. The unique two storey home offering 3184 sq ft of accommodation plus a double garage, awaits a style-conscious buyer looking for a home in this prime residential location.
Features include a beautifully designed, bespoke and locally sourced wide oak and glass centralised staircase. A very impressive and high-quality open-plan kitchen/dining room and Orangery with a vaulted ceiling, central roof glazing and a stunning full-height picture window enjoying direct access onto a spacious south-westerly granite sun terrace. There is also a beautifully light and spacious sitting room with stunning fireplace.
The master suite enjoys a quality en-suite bathroom, fitted with bespoke, locally sourced Oak units, a dressing room and a south-westerly facing balcony with uninterrupted views to the Haldon Hills. A Rated Double Glazing throughout, bespoke, locally sourced Oak units in all bathrooms and cloakroom together with stainless steel heated towel rails. An abundance and variety of lighting options in most rooms. The property also benefits from Cat 5 wiring throughout, with points in every room, enabling high data transfer speeds as well as TV and satellite TV points in all rooms.
A gated entrance provides privacy and security and off-road parking for three cars plus a level, fully enclosed private garden. Set in the heart of St Leonards, this truly is an impressive home.

GROUND FLOOR A Hörmann aluminium front entrance door with glazed side panels opens into a spacious hall which welcomes you into this home…

HALLWAY Mat well, Milano oak effect wood flooring, LED lighting and wall lighting, large under stairs storage cupboard, coat cupboard and further storage cupboards.

CLOAKROOM Fitted with bespoke locally sourced oak units, Utopia wash hand basin with Grohe tap, low level back-to-the-wall WC, tiled splash back, Adur stainless steel heated towel rail, extractor fan and obscure glazed window.

. From the hallway, oak double doors with glazed panels open into…

SITTING ROOM19'5" x 16'2" (5.92m x 4.93m). A light and airy room with four-panel sliding doors opening on to the large sun terrace with another window to the side. A stunning bespoke fireplace and hearth made from Portuguese Limestone fitted with an inset Scan wood burner. TV/satellite/data points. Oak double doors with glazed panels open through into…

KITCHEN35'9" x 21'11" (10.9m x 6.68m). The kitchen is fully fitted with an extensive range of Schreiber Oak units, the matching wall units have concealed lighting under. A large central island with a breakfast bar area and concealed plinth lighting is a fabulous feature and is fitted with power points, a range of cupboard and drawer units including integrated bin storage. All work surfaces are granite with a grooved drainer. Neff cooking appliances include a five-ring induction hob with extractor hood and light over. Stainless steel slide and hide oven, combination oven and microwave and space for American style fridge / freezer. Integral Bosch dishwasher, wine rack and wine cooler. Tiled floor and twin windows. The kitchen area enjoys extensive stylish Flute LED lights, concealed under cupboard and island plinth lighting which offer a range of lighting options as well as mood lighting.
The spacious dining area which provides a fabulous family or entertainment area, has a central light as well as wall lights. TV/satellite/data points and a window to the side.

ORANGERY A fabulous light and airy room that has a centrally glazed vaulted ceiling fitted with rain sensitive roof lights together with the floor-to-ceiling south-westerly aluminium picture window making a very impressive feature. Aluminium bi-folding doors open out to the large sun terrace. TV/satellite/data points.

UTILITY10'11" x 9' (3.33m x 2.74m). Door from hallway which comprises of a good range of base units with work surface over, stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. An extensive range of built-in floor-to-ceiling storage cupboards with provision for washing machine and tumble dryer behind. Glazed door and window to rear. Porcelain tiled floor.

OFFICE/PLAYROOM17'4" x 13'1" (5.28m x 3.99m). Dual aspect with twin windows to the side and four-panel sliding doors that open out to the garden. An abundance of power points, TV/satellite/data points and Milano oak wood effect flooring.

STAIRCASE A fabulous bespoke and locally sourced wide oak and glass turning staircase with a half landing, fitted with low level lighting and a feature 14 LED bubble cascading pendant light fitting leading to the…


LANDING An impressive, spacious landing with twin windows, a walk-in airing cupboard with extensive shelving and a mega flow water cylinder.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE16'2" x 14'2" (4.93m x 4.32m). A stunning master bedroom suite with uninterrupted views across to the Haldon Hills. Four-panel sliding doors open onto the south-westerly balcony, the obscure tinted glass provides complete privacy to the bedroom. Feature hanging bedside lights, reading lights and wall lights all provide a range of lighting options. TV/satellite/data points. Windows to side.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM Beautifully fitted with bespoke locally sourced oak units with concealed plinth lighting, which operates on a sensor. A feature Juliet freestanding bath with mono tap and shower head. Walk-in tiled double shower cubicle with glass shower screen and "rain forest" Mira shower with hand held attachment. Ideal Standard Tonic wash hand basin with mono tap and low level back-to-the-wall WC. Twin Bisque Chime stainless steel heated towel rails, tiled floor and obscure glazed window.

DRESSING ROOM Beautifully fitted with bespoke locally sourced oak units with hanging rails, drawers and shelving plus shoe racks.

BEDROOM TWO13'2" x 12'10" (4.01m x 3.91m). A lovely double room with twin windows looking out to the rear garden. TV/satellite/data points.

DRESSING ROOM Obscure glazed window, hanging rails and shelving.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Beautifully fitted with bespoke locally sourced oak units with concealed plinth lighting, which operates on a sensor. Walk-in tiled double shower cubicle with glass shower screen and "rain forest" Mira shower with hand held attachment. Ideal Standard Tonic wash hand basin with Grohe mono tap and low level back-to-the-wall WC. Adur stainless steel heated towel rail, tiled floor and obscure glazed window.

BEDROOM THREE/GUEST SUITE14'1" x 14'1" (4.3m x 4.3m). Double bedroom with twin windows. TV/satellite/data points.

BATHROOM Beautifully fitted with bespoke locally sourced oak units with concealed plinth lighting, which operates on a sensor. Double ended bath with mono Grohe tap. Walk-in tiled shower cubicle with "rain forest" Mira shower with hand held attachment. Ideal Standard Tonic wash hand basin with Grohe mono tap and low level back-to-the-wall WC. Tiled floor, Adur stainless steel heated towel rail and obscure glazed window.

BEDROOM FOUR12'10" x 11'4" (3.91m x 3.45m). Twin windows and TV/satellite/data points.

BEDROOM FIVE11'11" x 7'9" (3.63m x 2.36m). Window to the rear, TV/satellite/data points and access to loft.

. To the ground floor, internal access to the garage is provided via a door from the hallway which leads into a useful storage area with automatic lighting. A second door then leads into the garage, a clever design feature.

DOUBLE GARAGE20'11" x 16'9" (6.38m x 5.1m). Double garage with Hörmann LPU 40mm Insulated 'L' Ribbed electric sectional door, twin obscure glazeed windows and obscure glazed door. Various power points, external tap and central heating radiator.

OUTSIDE Double wooden security gates open onto a paved driveway, providing parking for three cars and a fenced level lawned garden area with garden shed. A path surrounds the property with the provision of a second outside water tap to the rear of the property and a useful wheelie bin storage area. A striking and spacious south-westerly granite sun terrace leading off the sitting room and family room providing a beautiful private place to sit, relax and enjoy the sun with a further lawned area. The property is fully enclosed with mature Laurel hedging with concealed railings, creating a secure and private setting.


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