Landscaped gardens by Martin Bradford
Highly sought-after situation in St. Leonards
Drive providing ample parking space
15 Wonford Road is an impressive Grade II Listed
Regency semi-detached property, set in the highly sought-after, leafy residential area of St. Leonards in Exeter. The property is presented to a high standard throughout, with high ceilings, sash windows, elegant ceiling plasterwork and a number of improvements made in recent years. The spacious accommodation features five reception rooms and five double bedrooms, plus beautifully-presented newly landscaped walled gardens.
On the ground floor there is a splendid sitting room, with a dual aspect including French doors opening out to the front gardens. Double doors lead to the library, then on to the formal dining room, and at the rear there is a light and airy conservatory overlooking the south west facing rear gardens. The kitchen and breakfast room is a pleasant semi open-plan space, with stylish white units and granite worktops and a skylight welcoming plenty of natural light. There are three double bedrooms on the first floor, including the master, with its en suite shower room and fitted cupboards. A further two double bedrooms are found on the second floor. There are two family shower rooms.
The property is situated in an enviable position in leafy St. Leonards on the doorstep of all the fantastic amenities the city has to offer. The Magdalen Road shops, known as “The Village”, are just one street away and include an award winning fishmonger and butcher, wine shop and bakery as well as three cafés, a pub and a delicatessen. Exeter is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good restaurants and shopping including John Lewis and Waitrose.
Communication links are excellent. The M5 provides road links towards Bristol to the north, while the A38 runs south towards Plymouth, and the A30 towards Cornwall. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Exeter, taking just over two hours. Exeter International Airport provides an ever-increasing number of domestic and international flights including daily flights to London City.
15 Wonford Road has immaculate, newly-landscaped gardens to the front and rear by Martin Bradford. The front gardens has a spacious gravel driveway that provides parking for several vehicles. There is also a pristine lawn, raised border flowerbeds, lime and oak trees. To the rear are southwest-facing fully-landscaped walled gardens that include a sunny paved terrace with a shaded timber decking area, a beautiful lawn, well-stocked and colourful flowerbeds, established shrubs, a raised fibreglass pond, a new pergola, a peaceful seating area at the rear and a new greenhouse. Exterior lighting in the gardens provides a wonderful night time and evening ambience, perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining.