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Newcombe Street, Heavitree, Exeter

£260,000
  • Type: House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
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Property Summary

This charming house, with plenty of original features, offers an exciting opportunity for those seeking a property in the heart of Heavitree which they can modernise to their own specification. The property boasts a fantastically sunny south facing rear garden and a converted attic room which can be utilised for a number of purposes. Within easy walking distance of St Michaels School, Ladysmith School, local Heavitree shops and amentities, Heavitree Pleasure Park (with community cafe coming this summer), Exeter RD&E Hospital and a regular bus route this property will appeal to a variety of buyers ranging from first time buyers, families and investment buyers. Early viewings are highly recommended.

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Entrance Vestibule
Wall mounted coat hooks. Mat well. Inner door to….

Reception Hall
Radiator. Exposed floorboards. Wall mounted mirror. Internal single glazed wooden panelled window bringing light from the lounge area into the hallway. Wall mounted coat hooks. Stairs to first floor. Doors to..

Open-Plan Lounge/Diner

Lounge Area (3.41 x 3.30 (11'2" x 10'9"))
Feature wood burning stove set on slate hearth with solid hard wood surround. Telephone point. Television point. Radiator. Nearside alcove alongside chimney breast has been fitted with shelving. Far side alcove alongside chimney breast has been fitted with a corner shelving unit. Exposed floorboards. Beautiful original single glazed sash window to front aspect with fitted wooden shutters. Large square opening into dining area with single glazed window panels either side.

Dining Area (3.64 x 3.30 (11'11" x 10'9"))
Original cast iron fireplace with painted wooden surround. Radiator. Exposed floorboards. Alcoves either side of chimney breast, one with fitted shelving. Double glazed uPVC window with pleasant outlook across the rear patio and garden. Door to..

Kitchen (3.28 x 2.30 (10'9" x 7'6"))
A well appointed kitchen fitted with a range of base and wall cupboard units combining a mix of wood, wood effect and white-faced cupboards and cupboard doors. Stainless steel work surface areas accommodating built-in four ring gas hob and double sink unit with central mixer tap. Extractor unit over hob area with built-in oven and grill below work surface area. Appliance space and plumbing for a slimline dishwasher and automatic washing machine. Freestanding space for a tall larder style fridge freezer. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Two single glazed windows with attractive outlook to rear aspect. uPVC double glazed door to side aspect and patio granting access to the south west facing rear garden. Double glazed window above sink area to side aspect.

On the first floor..

Lower Landing
Door to..

Bathroom (2.38 x 2.28 (7'9" x 7'5"))
A well-appointed family bathroom consisting of a white three-piece suite. Wood panelled bath with wall mounted shower unit and shower curtain rail over. Close coupled WC. Vanity wash basin. Tiling around sanitary ware areas. Tiled flooring. Long horizontal wall mounted mirror with light and electric shaver socket over. Cupboard containing the newly fitted (October 2019) Vaillant combination gas boiler. Opaque uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect.

Upper Landing
Exposed floorboards. Stairs rising to second floor. Doors to bedrooms..

Bedroom 1 (3.30 x 2.89 (10'9" x 9'5"))
Originally stretching the width of the entire house this room has been made slightly smaller to accommodate the extended hallway and staircase to the second floor. This, however, has not affected the rooms ability to comfortably be considered a double with plenty of space left over for free standing furniture. Exposed floorboards. Alcoves either side of chimney breast, one fitted with a built-in double wardrobe. Radiator. Original single glazed sash window to front aspect overlooking the surrounding neighbourhood extending to trees in nearby Heavitree Park.

Bedroom 2 (3.31 x 2.80 (10'10" x 9'2"))
Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Alcoves either side of chimney breast, one accommodating a built-in shelving unit. uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect with pleasant open outlook across the rear garden overlooking Saint Michaels school just beyond.

Attic Room (4.00 x 3.53 (13'1" x 11'6"))
This bright and airy attic room is currently being used as a master bedroom but would also work as a great space for an office/hobbies room or an extra reception room. Eaves storage space. Two Velux windows with fitted blinds. The front aspect Velux window provides pleasant elevated views across the surrounding neighbourhood extending to mature trees in Heavitree Park. The rear aspect Velux window has a pleasant elevated outlook over rear gardens, mature trees and Saint Michaels school.

Outside
When approaching the property you are met with a walled frontage and a tall laurel hedge providing an element of privacy to the small pebbled courtyard area beyond. The courtyard houses a wood store and bike shed with a concrete path leading to the front entrance door. The original sash window to the front of the property is framed and adorned with beautifully trained roses which have climbed purposely mounted trellis either side of the window stretching to the first floor.

The south west facing rear garden enjoys a beautifully sunny aspect with sunshine filling the garden in the summer months nearly all day and particularly from lunchtime through to late evening. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn which is bordered by a variety of young trees, shrubs and bushes. A patio area has been laid to the side of the kitchen and a timber shed lies at the far end of the garden.

On-street residents permit parking.