Stoke Canon, Exeter, EX5 4AA | Property for sale | Savills
4,029 sq ft(374.31 sq m)
Excess of £1,000,000(€1,166,197)

Stoke CanonExeter, EX5 4AA

    Key features

    • Beautifully appointed home with fine period charm
    • Sociable kitchen/breakfast room leading out onto the garden
    • Four further reception rooms
    • Walled garden with heated swimming pool
    • Courtyard with detached outbuilding/garaging/off-road parking

    Delightful Grade II listed home with superb proportions and wonderful period features whilst enjoying a walled garden with heated swimming pool.

    About this property

    • Osmond House is a Grade II Listed south facing detached home that is steeped in history and remodeled by the current owners to create a superb family home. A dwelling is believed to have been on the site since the mid-14th Century, the current property dates back to the mid-18th Century and It has been extended down the years and offers highly adaptable accommodation of over 4,000 sq ft.

      Osmond House enjoys period and characterful features throughout including tall ceilings, impressive fireplaces, stunning main staircase and a Georgian façade. Inside has been enhanced greatly with a generous, sociable and fully equipped kitchen/breakfast room which is perfect for family life and entertaining. French doors lead out onto the garden terrace and adjacent is a utility, pump room and larder.

      As you would expect with this era of architecture, there are two formal reception rooms to the front of this wonderful home, both with feature fireplaces and fine proportions. The drawing room is open to the dining room where there is a further set of French doors to outside. Alongside the formal reception rooms are a snug and cloakroom.
      A stunning sweeping staircase rises to the first floor landing to five bedrooms in total, a dressing room, family bathroom and a cloakroom on the half landing. The principal bedroom is of particular interest with a pretty sash window, fine proportions, a modern en suite and access into a large storage space under the eaves. The two double bedrooms to the rear can be accessed both via the main staircase and a second staircase offering a great deal of flexibility and an opportunity for independent living if desired.

      Gardens and Grounds
      Osmond House sits on a level plot of approximately half an acre and the house and gardens are totally surrounded by a pretty wall. Double gates lead to a cobbled parking and turning area with a covered log store and two storey outbuilding which has huge potential for conversion subject to necessary planning consents. Whilst pedestrian access is via a distinctive Chinese moon gate (traditionally believed to keep devils at bay!).

      From the gates a path leads to the front door through a lawn area interspersed with shrubs and flower beds. The cobbled path leads around to the back to the delightful main rear garden which is laid principally to level lawn with a range of mature shrubs and numerous impressive trees including a number of fruit trees and a prolific raspberry patch. The fenced and secure outdoor heated swimming pool is a wonderful feature and is surrounded by paving and a pool house.

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    Osmond House is a fantastic village home with a fine proportions and wonderful walled garden. This really is a great family home with space aplenty.

    Tom BedfordProperty agent

    Local information

    • Osmond House is situated in the popular village of Stoke Canon which is in the highly regarded and beautiful Exe Valley. Stoke Canon lies between the University and Cathedral City of Exeter and the market town of Tiverton where Blundell's School is located. It is a wonderful village with a thriving community, village shop, a community run pub and an array of interesting buildings.
    • The market towns of Tiverton and Crediton offer a wider range of amenities, including senior schools, banks, leisure centres, supermarkets, and shops. The Cathedral City of Exeter is approximately 4 miles away and is a thriving city, which boasts The Princesshay Shopping Centre, Guildhall Food Halls, a John Lewis Department store as well as an extensive selection of independent schools, shops and eateries, theatres, an award-winning museum and a world class University. Exeter St David's mainline train station is also 4 miles distant with regular trains to London and The Midlands.

    Additional information

    • Exeter about 3 miles Exeter St Davids mainline train station about 4 miles Crediton about 9.5 miles
    • Services : Mains water, drainage and electricity Oil central heating and Air source heat pump for the swimming pool.
    • Directions: From Exeter, proceed north on the A396 towards Tiverton, continue over Stoke Bridge and into Stoke Canon. Take the left by the village shop and proceed along Chestnut Crescent. Osmond house will be found on the right-hand side with the long white wall.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G