Exwick Manor, Exeter

From £250,000

3 bedroom house with further annex for sale

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Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Type: House with further Annex

Key features

  • A former Victorian Rectory
  • Sitting in beautiful matured grounds
  • Private parking
  • Views towards the university
  • Three bedrooms
  • Downstairs WC
  • Gas central heating installed
  • All services connected
  • Blank Canvass/project
  • Close to railway and river walks


An exquisite and grand former Victorian Manor House, originally built as a Rectory and for many years belonging to the Parish. Built in 1872 by William Gibbs who appointed his Nephew as Vicar, the building is a fine example of the Gothic Revival, a well known Victorian architectural style following the industrial revolution. The building had a private chapel, a dairy and Stables next to Exwick Hill. It became the Diocesan Training Centre in 1983 and named Mercer House after The Bishop of Exeter.

SITUATION The old rectory is located at the end of a long private driveway. The Historical building, which offers five dwellings in total, sits within mature established grounds. It is a peaceful and secluded spot located within the historic and sought after ‘Old Exwick’ which is within easy reach of Exeter and St Davids Railway station and nearby River Exe and Canal basin walks.

DETAILS Numbers 3 and 4 The Old Rectory are being sold as projects needing full redecoration, Whilst the houses have just been fully rewired and had new gas central heating systems installed, they are being sold in ‘shell finish’ condition with buyers responsible for installing Kitchen, Bathroom and decorative & floor finishes. Both properties offer superb accommodation with views towards The University of Exeter.

NUMBER FOUR From the front garden a door leads into an inner lobby with further doors leading to the rear garden, reception hall and studio.

RECEPTION HALL Door to Kitchen, attractive arched opening to the sitting room, under stairs space, door opening to downstairs WC, cupboard housing electric metres & consumer box.

CLOAKROOM/WC Wall mounted gas combination central heating boiler. Deep recessed window to rear, pipework connected to services.

KITCHEN Large deep recessed window to rear, pipework connected for services. Wiring for electrical points.

SITTING ROOM A large light room with an attractive original arch opening to the Reception Hall. Two large deep recessed windows overlooking the gardens, surrounding trees and shrubbery. Wiring for electrical points.

STAIRS RISE A wooden built staircase with attractive period spindle leads to the first floor landing.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Door openings to all rooms, wooden built fitted steps to second floor attic room.

MASTER BEDROOM Two large deep recessed windows to rear, pipework for central heating radiator, wiring for electrical points.

BEDROOM TWO large deep recessed window overlooking the front gardens and far reaching views towards the University of Exeter. Wiring for electrical points, pipework for central heating radiator.

BEDROOM THREE Deep recessed window to side, wiring for electrical points, pipework for gas central heating radiator.

SECOND FLOOR ATTIC ROOM Wooden built fitted steps lead to the second floor attic room which offers potential for a fourth bedroom/study. Good head room, Velux window with views, eaves space for storage and roof insulation.

BATHROOM Deep recessed window to side, pipework for connected services.

ANNEX/STUDIO A large detached brick built studio with slate tiled roof, accessed from the inner front lobby. This room was a modern addition to the Former Old Rectory, used as a studio room with its own kitchen facilities. The Studio consists of: A hatch to loft space, two small double glazed windows to front, four further floor to ceiling double glazed windows to front and side. Wall mounted electric heater, electrical power points, wall mounted lights, ceiling strip light. Fire door to kitchen area – fitted with units, cupboards and drawers, inset stainless steel sink and drainer with worktop over. Two double glazed windows to side, wall mounted convector heater, tiled splashbacks, ceiling light.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property and accessed via a gate is an enclosed by fence garden with a brick built pathway leading through the gardens with lawn areas either side. Steps lead up to a side access door via Old Exwick Hill. The garden is mature, established and well stocked with shrubs and trees.

To the rear of the property, accessed via the front Inner Lobby is the back garden, with a small concrete area and steps that lead up to an area of lawn. Enclosed by fence.

PARKING Number 4 The Old Rectory come with two allocated parking spaces.

NOTE The vendors would be prepared to allow access between exchange and completion for buyers to install Kitchens and Bathrooms subject to legal representation agreement.


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