Southbrook Lodge is situated in a highly accessible location on the edge of the Cathedral City of Exeter with all its outstanding amenities and major roads including the M5 and A30 are within a short drive. Further comprehensive amenities are available in the nearest town of Cranbrook with primary and secondary schools and an excellent range of fitness/recreational facilities, independent shops and railway line, connecting Exeter and London Waterloo.
Whimple: The mainline railway station on the London Waterloo-Exeter line is within the village, as are the doctor?s surgery, post office, church, bus service, well respected local primary school and heritage centre. There is also a cricket field and two good family pubs. The old A30 runs near the village which gives quick access to the A30 dual carriageway for easy journeys to Honiton, Exeter and the M5. Ottery St Mary is about 3 miles, Exeter 8 miles and the coast at Sidmouth is within a short drive.
The property has been thoughtfully extended and improved in recent years creating a wonderful light and spacious home enhanced by quality fixtures and fittings. The well-proportioned accommodation briefly comprises; impressive reception hall with attractive oak flooring, cloaks cupboards and well-appointed ground floor bathroom. Bi-fold doors lead through to a spacious multi-aspect sitting room and a super corner picture window with pleasant garden outlooks. There is a family room or large office and a dining room for more formal occasions. The open plan kitchen/breakfast and lounge area is most definitely the heart of the home; beautifully appointed with cream fronted cupboards and drawers enhanced by attractive timber effect worktops and tiled splashbacks. This wonderful room has beautiful garden outlooks and French doors giving direct access to the substantial patio area and a utility room offers additional storage and appliance space.
The first floor is approached via an impressive oak and chrome staircase with vaulted glass, again with lovely views. There are five good sized bedrooms, two benefitting from en-suite facilities, fitted with stylish white suites. The family bathroom is also well appointed with a white suite and enhanced by attractive tiling to walls and floor. The current owners have used the spacious loft space as an additional office and would lend itself as a sixth bedroom if ever required.
The property is approached by grand automatic wrought iron double gates leading onto a substantial driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles which also highlights the potential as a commercial venture.
The total plot size is just over a third of an acre with the rear garden being another appealing feature being fully enclosed, enjoying an excellent degree of privacy with a large expanse of lawn.
By prior appointment with Redferns 01404 814306