• For Sale
  • Guide price 1,750,000 GBP 
  • Build Size: 3,466 ft2
  • Land Size: 3,466 ft2
  • Bedroom: 5
  • Bathroom: 4
A beautifully presented family home with a gorgeous gardensituated in one of Exeter's best suburbs.
Designed by Exeter-based architects, Heighway Field Associates, 1 Rosebarn Avenue is a contemporary family home with generously sized rooms that is focussed onmodern living and muti-generational use. It has been finished to an exceptionally high specification throughout with an emphasis on high standards of thermal efficiency and low energy costs The house is south-facing and set well back off Rosebarn Avenue, a much sought-after residential street in the northern part of Exeter within walking distance of the city centre. It also has an elevated setting with views of the estuary and beyond to the sea. It is built of brick under a clay roof, with tall Schüco windows that provide a lovely feeling of light and space inside.The current owners have recently undertaken a wholescale transformation to create a truly stylish family home. Great care and attention to detail has been taken in the fittings to the interior from the contemporary entrance hall with its Italian terrazzo porcelain tiles, LED illuminated staircase and oak wall panelling to the magnificent open plan space incorporating the reception hall, kitchen/breakfast room, reception room with separate seating and dining areas and sun room. This layout is designed to create a hub that is perfect for both modern family life and for entertaining. Although open plan, each area is distinct with magnificent views of the rear garden and beyond.The kitchen is fitted with contemporary units, built-in Miele and Siemens appliances and is organised around a central island supported by tempered glass and illuminated underneath. Currently serving as a study/tv room, part of the ground floor is given over to an annexe designed for an elderly or disabled family member, with an en suite shower room plus disabled access from the hall and with its own separate side entrance.The rest of the bedrooms and bathrooms are spread over the first and second floors and are beautifully appointed and equipped. The principal bedroom occupies about half of the first floor and is south-facing and L-shaped to incorporate an integral bathtub and shower. There are two further double bedrooms and a shared shower room across the landing.The second floor is contained within the roof space and accommodates a further L-shaped double bedroom that doubles as a spa/solarium with an en suite steam room.Equal care and attention have been lavished on the garden, which is private and professionally designed and has been stocked over the years from The Chelsea Flower Show with a wide variety of ornamental cherry trees, magnolias, rhododendrons, acers and roses.At the front and positioned adjacent to the parking area, the front garden is planted with red roses and Nandina to provide an elegant foreground with all year round colour. The back garden has been designed with two areas. Theformal part has an ornate Italian feel, with a central canal flanked between natural stone paved paths and clipped box hedging.On both sides of the canal are lawns edged with stone. Beside it is an outdoor kitchen with a Portuguese built-in BBQ and a dining area surrounded by heavenly scented roses and trailing jasmine. This space is also designed to contain a jacuzzi with plumbing and electricity on hand. Inaddition, a wisteria-covered, wrought iron swinging bench, which converts into a double bed, is carefully positioned to catch the last rays of sunset.Stone steps lead down to the informal part of the garden. This contains a natural-looking stream with a rose and jasmine bedecked gazebo positioned as a focal point, with another seating area at the far corner.
1 Rosebarn Avenue is situated in a south-facing, elevated position in one of Exeter's best areas, just off Pennsylvania Road and near to Exeter university campus and the city centre. There is a Co-op convenience store close by on Pennsylvania Avenue a
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A beautifully presented family home with a gorgeous gardensituated in one of Exeter’s bes, Exeter, England, United Kingdom is a 3,466ft2 Exeter luxury listed for sale Guide price 1,750,000 GBP. This high end Exeter is comprised of 5 bedrooms and 4 baths. Find more luxury properties in Exeter or search for luxury properties for sale in Exeter.