Exeter Road, Honiton


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming and elegant Victorian Semi Detached House with driveway, garage and enclosed, sheltered gardens


Exeter Road is on the western edge of Honiton within walking distance of this historic market town, which offers a range of day to day amenities and is widely renowned for its specialist antique and book shops. Honiton lies on the southern edge of the Blackdown Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just 10 miles from the stunning Jurassic coast at Sidmouth, itself a natural World Heritage Site.

Communication links are excellent with a direct rail service from Honiton Station to London Waterloo, whilst the A30 provides quick and efficient road access to the Cathedral City of Exeter, some 16 miles to the west, and junction 29 of the M5 motorway. Exeter hosts a main line rail service to London Paddington, an international airport and extensive shopping and leisure facilities.


Summerhayes is an imposing yet secluded period house located along a private drive with beautifully presented accommodation, including well proportioned rooms and high ceilings. Over recent years, the property been refurbished combining much of its original charm with new and reclaimed materials, including parquet flooring and feature fireplaces.

Through a solid entrance door and lobby you are welcomed to Summerhayes by an elegant Victorian hallway with parquet flooring and a wide staircase to the first floor. The solid wood parquet floor continues through the hall into a dining room with period fireplace and into the generous sitting room with fireplace and French doors opening to the rear garden. Matching French doors also lead out into the gardens from the double glazed conservatory beyond the dining room at the rear.

To the front of the property is the kitchen with original stripped pine dresser cupboard complemented by modern natural wood units, granite worktops, and wooden breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include an induction hob, oven, dishwasher and washing machine. A stable door provides an alternative external access from the driveway at the side of the house.

From the spacious landing doors open to the three double bedrooms and family bathroom. The principal suite is particularly well proportioned featuring views over the gardens and an en suite shower room, along with a door opening through to a large loft and eaves space, which could be made into a dressing room, subject to the necessary consents. There are built in wardrobes in the further two bedrooms.


Approached from Cedar Close, a gated driveway provides secluded off road parking and turning, and sweeps around the side of the property to a garage/workshop with timber double doors through which the rear garden can be accessed. Adjacent to the road is a hedgerow front boundary providing excellent privacy and screening and an adjoining area of lawn.

To the rear, a paved terrace extends the width of the property, accessed by double doors from the sitting room and conservatory, providing a fantastic sitting area with planted borders. From here steps lead to the lawn surrounded by timber panel fencing with a useful timber shed to the rear.


All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating.


It should also be noted the property is subject to a flying freehold whereby part of the landing and bedroom 3 is over the neighbouring property.


From Stags office in the centre of Honiton continue along the High Street in a westerly direction towards Exeter and the A30. Before reaching the roundabout and turning to Sidmouth, look out for a small drive/turning into Cedar Close between Fir Close and Bramble Lane on the left hand side opposite the Catholic Church. Turn onto this drive and bear immediately round to the right to find Summerhayes.

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Bank House, 66 High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1PS

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