INVESTMENT properties, charming cottages, bungalows and family homes, here are Hot 8 homes for sale in Exeter, Mid and East Devon this week.
1. Woodland Head
Set in a lovely location in the attractive hamlet of Woodland Head is a charming cottage dating from the early 18th Century which has just been brought to the market by the Stags Exeter office.
Just 12 miles from Exeter, Woodland Cross is a detached, Grade-II listed cottage that offers a wealth of character features and accommodation that briefly comprises kitchen, dining room, sitting room, office/playroom, cloakroom, three bedrooms and a family bathroom.
It also benefits from a fully contained one bedroom annex, a car port and plenty of parking. The grounds extend to more than seven acres with formal gardens and a large paddock.
Due to its position, there are some superb views across the adjoining countryside from the gardens as well as many of the rooms.Contact the sole agents Stags for a brochure or online quoting Web Find: 84441.
Woodland Cross is on the market for £595,000. To find out more, call Stags on 01392 255202.
2. Union Road, Exeter
If you have been looking for a fantastic investment opportunity in the Exeter student rental market then prepare to get excited!
Weekes has just listed a huge student HMO (house in multiple occupation) in popular Union Road. The property is a few minutes' walk to the main university campus and the best bit is it is already let for the coming academic year (from September 2017).
The three-storey house is well appointed and includes an amazing 13 bedrooms. In addition, there is an entrance hallway, three kitchens, (all fitted with multiple appliances) downstairs utility room with WC, two cloakroom store cupboards, two sitting rooms, a bathroom, separate WC and three shower rooms.
Outside, it has a large south-facing garden with side access for cars - and parking for around eight vehicles - and a lawned garden space.
The house is situated in the same street as the favourite student hang out The Victoria Inn (pictured above) which does so well in term time it can afford to shut during the summer holidays.
No.47 Union Road is on sale for £925,000. Call Weekes Estate Agents on 01392 459922 to find out more.
3. Winslade Park, Clyst St Mary
Space, comfort and convenience are the chief characteristics of this three bedroom bungalow set in a popular village on the eastern fringe of Exeter.
The space comes from the attractive layout of the bedrooms, a separate dining room and lounge, the attractive well-equipped kitchen including stylish black laminate worktops and a prestigious Neff eye-level oven and grill, the family bathroom and a cloakroom.
With a porch and entrance hall, too, the interior space adds up to more than 950 square feet.
Outside is no less spacious. The front garden includes a large lawn with planted borders and a paved pathway. To the rear the large garden is south-facing and split-level with a workshop.
Parking problems are things of the past too - the gravelled driveway has space for several vehicles in addition to the property's garage.
The Grindle Way bungalow is being marketed by East of Exe for £350,000. Call 01392 877240 or 01392 345070 for more details.
4. West Sandford
Carefully modernised and well maintained, while still retaining numerous period features including a fine stone fireplace with bread oven and fitted woodburner, numerous exposed ceiling timbers and attractive timber casement windows, this is a fine example of a Grade-II listed thatched cottage.
The accommodation comprises an entrance porch, living room, dining room, study, kitchen, three bedrooms and a bathroom.
Outside there is off street parking for two vehicles and a well landscaped cottage garden with mature trees, extensive flower borders, a patio and lawn.
While private, the enclosed garden enjoys an elevated position with fine views across neighbouring countryside, especially from the timber summerhouse in the top corner of the garden which has light and power.
No.4 Meadow End Cottages has an asking price of £385,000. For more information, call Drew Pearce on 01392 201748.
5. Higher Ashton
France Cottage is situated in the pretty village of Higher Ashton and has wonderful views of the Teign Valley, Dartmoor National Park and Haldon Forest.
The pretty Grade-II listed detached, thatched house is thought to have sixteenth century origins. The current owners have modernised and extended the property, whilst retaining the original features including the exposed beams.
The accommodation is spacious and flooded with natural light, with a free-flowing living area on the ground floor and floor-to-ceiling oak framed windows in the kitchen.
France Cottage has parking area for several cars with access to the house and a double garage. A large sun terrace lies on the south west side of the property, ideal for al-fresco dining and entertaining, with flowering bulbs and steps to a level and enclosed area of lawn.
France Cottage has a guide price of £595,000. To find out more, call Strutt & Parker on 01392 215631.
6. Honeylands Way, Exeter
A rare opportunity to acquire this attractive four bedroom detached, family-sized house, conveniently situated in this highly sought after residential development near the city centre, local amenities and bus stop.
The property comes with an en-suite shower room, conservatory, well designed garden with decking, detached double garage, plus additional off-road parking for three vehicles.
This highly desirable family home has an attractive eye-catching design with well-balanced living and bedroom accommodation throughout.
The property was originally named 'The Amberley' and, unlike some, has the distinctive and very appealing front elevation features of a jetted gable and bow window.
This lovely home is being marketed by Burgoynes Estate Agents for £375,000. Call 01392 499823 to find out more.
7. Heavitree, Exeter
This beautifully presented modern terrace home sits in a quiet cul-de-sac position in the ever popular location of Heavitree. The property is conveniently located for nearby shops and sought-after primary schools.
On the ground floor there is a generously sized living room, and a modern fitted kitchen/breakfast area. There are two bedrooms to the first floor and a bathroom with a white three-piece suite.
The boiler and central heating system were fitted in 2014 and the property is double glazed throughout. The rear garden is laid to lawn and benefits from having a single garage. The EPC Rating is a C.
This would make an ideal first time buy or investment property.
On sale for £185,000, this Heavitree home is on the market with Underhill Real Estate Agents. Call 01392 434172 for more.
8. Quay Lane, Lympstone
Cygnet Cottage is a delightful two bedroom period cottage, formerly used as a fisherman's cottage. Right in the centre of Lympstone, down a quiet cobbled lane, the property has views of Lympstone Harbour and estuary glimpses from the first floor.
On the ground floor there is a sitting room and kitchen / dining room, on the first floor there are two bedrooms and a bathroom. In addition there is a loft room which is currently used as a third bedroom.
Although there is no official garden, we understand the cottage shares the path where it is possible to sit and enjoy some views of the river.
This is an idyllic cottage that can be used as a cosy home or for investors looking for a cottage to rent benefiting from gas central heating and newly installed uPVC double glazing.