Exwick Manor, Exeter

Offers In Excess Of £325,000

4 bedroom manor house for sale

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Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Type: Manor House


Key features

  • Former Victorian Rectory
  • Attached chapel with vaulted ceiling
  • High ceilings
  • Galleried landing
  • Large reception Hall
  • Terrace and gardens
  • Large master suite
  • Three/four bedrooms
  • Views towards the university
  • parking for several vehicles

Description

A beautiful former Victorian rectory originally built as a Manor House on the site of the former Exwick Manor, belonging to the Parish. Built at the turn of the century 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 Exwick manor is located at the end of a long private driveway. The Historical building, which offers four 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.

Number 1 Exwick Manor is perhaps the most exquisite of all the dwellings offering some impressive period features including high ceilings, decorative architrave, a sweeping staircase with galleried landing, original wooden window shutters to several windows, double doors that lead out onto a terrace with stone steps leading down to a large lawned area. Number 1 also Incorporates part of the old chapel, with original stone and stained glass windows in situ.
The property is being sold in ‘shell finish’ condition with buyers given the opportunity to chose their own finish, including installation of Kitchen, Bathrooms and decorative & floor finishes.

A large and grand original wooden front door leads into the entrance hall

ENTRANCE HALL Period tiled flooring, sash window to side, step up to further front door into inner Hall. Doors to Study/bedroom 4, kitchen and downstairs WC/Cloaks. Opening through to the Reception Hall.

RECEPTION HALL External door to side, door to sitting room, Sweeping staircase leading to galleried landing.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Large double sash windows with original wooden shutters looking out to the back gardens. High ceilings, some period ornate architrave, opening to the sitting room and door to the chapel – potential snug/dining room.

CHAPEL/SNUG/DINING ROOM Wooden clad vaulted ceiling, large stained glass original stone window and further ornate stone clear glass window to front. Period decorative architrave.

SITTING ROOM A large room with high ceilings, stone and Marble built fireplace, triple aspect sash windows with original wooden shutters and doors with shutters opening out onto the terrace which overlooks good sized established gardens.

FIRST FLOOR Sweeping staircase rises to the first floor galleried Landing with large window to side. From the first floor landing there is a large opening to the master bedroom suite.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE A large room with decorative recess and triple aspect sash windows overlooking the gardens and views towards Exeter university.
There is a designated area for an en-suite and a recess for a walk in wardrobe.

LANDING A further area of landing, through an attractive archway provides access to all further first floor rooms.

BEDROOM TWO Sash window to rear overlooking gardens, built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM THREE Sash Window to Front and views towards Exeter University, built in cupboard.

BATHROOM Deep recessed window to side, connected services.

SHOWER ROOM Connected services, fitted shower cubicle with shower, Close Coupled WC and wall mounted sink. Window to rear.

OUTSIDE Number 1 Exwick Manor enjoys private gardens within the mature grounds of Exwick Manor. A large terrace which can be accessed from the sitting Room, perfect for entertaining, has steps down which lead to an area of lawned secluded gardens enjoying plentiful mature, established trees and shrubbery.
A path from the terrace also leads to a side gate which gives access to the front of the property, where the private allocated parking spaces can be found.

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