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Slades Farm, Rockbeare

Guide Price £635,000

In a nutshell

  • Detached, five bedroom property
  • Well-presented with neutral decor
  • Plenty of character features
  • Modern kitchen/dining/living room
  • Dining room/snug and study
  • Garden room
  • Utility room
  • Master bedroom ensuite
  • Double garage and ample parking
  • Private garden

A rare opportunity to purchase a fabulous, detached family home with five double-bedrooms, a double-garage, a large, private, enclosed rear garden, located in the picturesque village of Rockbeare, with easy access to the city of Exeter.

The details

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A gated entrance leads onto a wide, block-paved driveway providing parking for at least six cars, leading to the entrance of this wonderful property.

Inside, it is well-presented with light and neutral decor, feeling warm and welcoming with LPG central heating and double-glazing throughout.

The entrance porch has a tiled floor with a meter cupboard to one side and the tiled floor continues into the hallway. An opening to the side leads into a snug/dining room, which has plenty of character features such as a tiled floor, a low ceiling with exposed beams and a large brick fireplace, fitted with a wood burner style gas fire, making a lovely feature and focal point for the room. There is plenty of light from two windows overlooking the driveway and there is plenty of room for six or eight around the dining table, perfect for any occasion and a door at the side, leads into a porch providing access to the front garden.

A study, is carpeted with plenty of light and has shelves built into recess a beside a fireplace, fitted with a living-flame gas fire, and is ideal for those working from home. A door leads into a versatile room, currently used as a playroom, which has plenty of light from patio doors to either end and a durable, tile-effect vinyl floor. A wall-mounted condensing gas boiler provides the heating and hot water for the property. There is a utility room, which has worktops on two sides, a stainless-steel sink beneath a window to the garden, plenty of cupboard space and a space, beneath the worktop with plumbing for a washing machine and floorspace for an upright fridge/freezer. A door leads into the garden room which was converted from a barn in 1993. It is extremely spacious and light and with beams on the ceiling and two sets of wide, sliding patio doors to the garden, creating a versatile room ideal as a reception room for family gatherings.

The kitchen/breakfast room is modern and a good size with a tiled floor, plenty of solid-beech worktops with cream, high and low-level bespoke cabinets providing plentiful storage, complete with tiled splashbacks and LED spot lighting. There is a gap for a cooker, floor space for an upright fridge/freezer and space beneath the worktop for a dishwasher. There is plenty of room for a table and seating for six or eight in the centre of the room, perfect for informal dining.

Upstairs, there are five double bedrooms. The master is extremely spacious with a wall of built-in wardrobes and an ensuite shower room with a pine floor, part panelled, part tiled walls, containing shower, a pedestal basin and a WC. The family bathroom has a bamboo floor and tiled walls, containing a bath, a separate double shower, pedestal basin and a WC, all in white.

Outside, the rear garden is private, sunny and enclosed, making it safe for children and pets. An extensive terrace of paving makes a perfect venue for outside dining, a family barbecue or sharing a bottle of wine, or two, with loved ones. An arbour, draped in honeysuckle leads onto a spacious, level manicured lawn, bordered by mature hedgerow providing total privacy. There is an orchard area with apple trees, a walled bed of plants and shrubs and a terrace beside the garden room is ideal for entertaining guests and for relaxing in the summer sunshine. There is a rainwater harvesting system, together with an outside tap for the watering, timber edged vegetable patches provide a space to grow your own vegetables, beside a bulk LPG cylinder for the central heating.

There is a double garage, which has two roller-shutter doors and a staircase leads up to a loft room with natural light from two Velux windows, providing an abundance of storage with additional eaves storage on either side, there is also a convenient, outside WC and basin.


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