Savills | Poltimore, Exeter, EX4 0AB | Property for sale
2,703 sq ft(251.12 sq m)
Guide price £950,000

PoltimoreExeter, EX4 0AB

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2022
  • 12.45 acres of gardens, paddocks and woodland
  • Excellent semi-rural position only 2.5 miles from Exeter
  • Views over neighbouring countryside
  • No onward chain

An excellent detached home in a prime semi-rural setting with huge scope to enhance. About 12.5 acres of gardens, paddocks and woodland whilst enjoying a delightful countryside backdrop.

About this property

  • Windrush presents an exciting opportunity to acquire a superb farmhouse in an excellent semi-rural position, whilst enjoying about 12.4 acres of gardens, paddocks and woodland. Inside, there is huge scope for further enhancement if required. Currently, there is a sociable, double aspect kitchen/breakfast room centred around the Aga and a useful utility with access to the garden and a downstairs WC. In total there are four reception rooms including a study, living room, impressive double height dining hall and sitting room with a wonderful outlook over the garden and beyond.

    On the first floor, the noticeable staircase rise to a galleried landing which gives a great sense of space and volume. The principal bedroom is of particular interest with its dressing area, en suite shower room and fine rural views. There is a further three bedrooms and two bathrooms alongside a second staircase which leads down to the ground floor, next to the study.

    Gardens and Grounds
    Outside is perhaps where Windrush comes into its own. There is a level front, side (with orchard) and rear garden perfect for family life with post and rail fencing segregating the paddock. In total there is 12.45 acres including a large field which in turn provides access into the magical woodland with an array of established trees. To the right of the property there is hardstanding entrance to the rear, where there is a generous area for parking. Further parking is at the front of the house with access into the double garage.

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“Windrush is a great house with huge potential. To have 12.45 acres so close to Exeter is incredibly special.”

Tom BedfordProperty agent

Local information

  • Windrush is situated in a superb semi-rural location in the hamlet of Ratsloe, a rural area between the villages of Huxham and Poltimore and just 2.5 miles north of Exeter. The surrounding area consists of typical, rolling Devon farmland with many excellent walks to be had around the network of public footpaths, in particular the National Trust Killerton House and Gardens with its highly regarded and impressive parkland and gardens.
  • Exeter is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural resources, theatres, art centres and museums. There are a variety of excellent state and private schools for both primary and secondary level, including St Leonard's primary school, Exeter School, The Maynard School and the Cathedral School, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country.
  • The M5 motorway provides links to Bristol and London, the A38 to Plymouth and the A30 to Cornwall. Exeter St David's offers regular train services to London Paddington in just over two hours and Exeter Airport has daily flights to City Airport.

Additional information

  • Exeter about 2.5 miles, Killerton House and Gardens about 2.2 miles, Exeter St David's mainline train station about 4.7 miles
  • Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Oil central heating
  • Directions: Leaving Exeter via Stoke Hill, continue out of the city for about 1.2 miles. After getting to the top of Stoke Hill and once you start declining take a right signposted Poltimore and Killerton. After about 1.4 miles Windrush will be found on your left hand side.
  • EPC Rating = E
  • Tenure = Freehold