4 bed detached house for sale

Offers over £475,000

8 Gussiford Lane, Exmouth, Devon EX8

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Property description

Key features:
  • Unique Quiet Location A Short Walk From Town
  • Large Level Private South Facing Walled Garden
  • Many Original Features
  • Fabulous Reception Hall And Gallery Landing
  • 4 Large Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom, 1st Floor Cloakroom And Separate Shower Room
  • Off Road Parking And Detached Garage

Full description:
The property comprises a south facing Edwardian substantial detached family house in good condition throughout. It is of brick elevation under a recently replaced slate roof benefitting from replacement sash double glazing throughout. Inside the property maintains much of its original architecture and integrity, with many original features including tiled floors, impressive reception hall with traditional gallery over, original Edwardian high handle doors fire places and cornicing in most rooms. The garden is a particular feature being entirely walled and private, both unique attributes given the close proximity to the town centre.

Ground Floor

Entrance
Traditional glazed entrance porch with herringbone style tiled original floor, original leaded glazed front door to

Reception Hall
An impressive split level balustrade reception hall with gallery landing over, original wood panel effect walls and large leaded window to side aspect. Stairs to first floor with original balustrade, storage cupboard under.

Morning Room
A generous room with fireplace recess and tall timber mantle surround, shelved chimney recess, original Welsh dresser with shelving, drawers and cupboards under, radiator, UPVC double glazed replacement sash windows to side aspect.

Kitchen Breakfast Room
A spacious light room with fitted kitchen units to four walls comprising roll top work surfaces, drawers and cupboards under with cupboards over, incorporating stainless steel range style electric oven with 6 ring gas hob and matching splash back, recess and plumbing for dishwasher, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, space for fridge freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, glass fronted display cabinet, fully tiled walls, tiled floor, UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect, and UPVC double glazed sliding patio door to the conservatory/garden room.

Conservatory/Garden Room
Of aluminium construction with doors to side, courtyard and front driveway.

Sitting Room
With original ceiling cornice and picture rail, traditional box bay UPVC double glazed sash windows overlooking private garden and Exmouth roof tops beyond, radiator, five wall light points, feature Victorian style working fireplace in wood mantle surround with marble hearth.

Study
Again a well presented room with original ceiling cornice and picture rail, feature Edwardian style fire place with shelved recesses, stable style small pane door to rear and garden with window, double radiator.

Dining Room
Currently arranged as a study with large replacement sliding sash bay window to front aspect overlooking enclosed private garden, original coving and picture rail, and two radiators.

First Floor

Gallery Landing
A traditional gallery style landing with high vaulted barrel coved ceiling, continuation of wood effect panelling, hatch to roof space and doors to master bedroom.

Loft Storage Room
With fold down loft ladder, boarded with double glazed window, two further Velux roof lights, a large versatile area, potentially offering further accommodation if required.

Bedroom 1
A charming well-presented spacious and light room with ornate Victorian style fireplace and hearth in timber mantle surround replacement sash bay window and further replacement sash window to side with an open aspect across Exmouth roof tops, offering glimpses of the estuary and the Holy Trinity Church. Coved ceiling, picture rail, basin and two wall light points.

Bedroom 2
Once again a double room with feature ornate 1930’s cast iron fireplace with tiled inserts, ceiling cornicing with picture rail, basin with light over, double radiator.

Bedroom 3
Again a double room, well-presented with feature fireplace, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard under, built in original storage cupboard, radiator picture rail, replacement double glazed window to side aspect.

Bedroom 4
Currently arranged as a dressing room, again with ornate period style fireplace, sliding sash replacement window to front aspect overlooking garden and beyond, radiator, built in original wardrobe cupboard.

Family Bathroom
A matching white suite comprising roll top bath with central tap/shower feature, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, half tiled walls, and vanity storage unit to recess with double cupboard, radiator and double glazed window to rear aspect.

Cloakroom
A separate cloakroom with low level WC, half tiled walls, double glazed window to rear.

Shower Room
With double shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower, pedestal wash hand basin, large heated towel rail and double fronted airing cupboard with mega flow system and gas boiler (Worcester, recently replaced), double glazed window to front aspect, half panelled walls.

Outside

Front Garden
The property is approached via its own driveway providing parking for a single car and in turn access to the detached garage offering further car parking. A separate pathway provides access to the front garden room and front door with pathway continuing down the side to the rear garden. Immediately adjoining the garage is a useful covered area, currently used for seasoning wood, access can be obtained by both sides of the property to the rear.

Rear Garden
Immediately to the rear of the property lies an impressive raised patio terrace with dwarf wall, various steps lead down to the formal garden. The garden itself is entirely walled and south west facing and mostly laid to lawn, to the corner of which lies a further raised terrace taking advantage of the evening sun, adjoined by a pond. Overall the garden is level and a safe environment for children and animals being completely walled.

The property is situated in Gussiford Lane, only a short walk from the centre of the town and its many amenities. The property sits to the rear of its boundary facing south. Of particular note is the substantial garden (an unusual feature in such a central position). Exmouth marks the western gateway of the Jurassic World Heritage coastline. The beach has 2 miles of golden sands and distinctive dramatic cliffs of red Jurassic rock which characterises the Devon coastline. There is no shortage of leisure opportunities with sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, water skiing, diving, tennis, bowls, cricket, river cruises and many more. The excellent facilities of Woodbury Park Golf and Country Club are also nearby. Exmouth itself is a traditional resort with promenade and elegant Georgian architecture. The town itself is bustling with plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants. There is also a good selection of primary, secondary and private schools. There is a regular rail route from Exmouth to Exeter every half hour. The Cathedral City of Exeter is approximately 12 miles, Budleigh Salterton 4 miles and Sidmouth 10 miles.
EX8 Zed-Index
£243,150 £334,033 £228,706 £199,645 £188,810

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Value change
£6,271 (2.65%) £7,816 (3.32%) £4,537 (1.90%) £13,478 (5.87%) £14,304 (6.25%) £11,484 (4.96%) £21,378 (9.64%)
from 
Avg. price paid: £223,081
No. of property sales: 675
Avg. price paid: £225,916
No. of property sales: 2,002
Avg. price paid: £223,180
No. of property sales: 3,365
Avg. price paid: £219,220
No. of property sales: 4,627
Avg. price paid: £154,383
No. of property sales: 16,437

Avg. asking price in EX8: £269,659
No. of properties for sale in EX8: 461
Avg. asking rent in EX8: £719 pcm
No. of properties to rent in EX8: 77

Property value data/graphs for EX8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £334,033 £258 3.5 £316,576
Semi-detached £228,706 £224 3.1 £219,760
Terraced £199,645 £254 3.0 £189,253
Flats £188,810 £251 2.0 £164,890

Current asking prices in EX8

Avg. current asking prices in EX8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £128,221
(28)
£207,195
(49)
£284,570
(100)
£399,888
(50)
£539,319
(26)
Flats £111,938
(60)
£217,663
(99)
£327,489
(27)
£215,000
(1)
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All £117,119
(88)
£214,197
(148)
£293,694
(127)
£396,263
(51)
£539,319
(26)

Current asking rents in EX8

Avg. current asking prices in EX8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £725 pcm
(4)
£724 pcm
(8)
£1,157 pcm
(9)
£1,073 pcm
(2)
£1,499 pcm
(1)
Flats £542 pcm
(16)
£687 pcm
(29)
£637 pcm
(2)
- -
All £579 pcm
(20)
£695 pcm
(37)
£1,063 pcm
(11)
£1,072 pcm
(2)
£1,499 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for EX8

Highest value in EX8
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Merrion Avenue £659,113
Higher Marley Road £651,187
Wotton Lane £620,014
Burgmanns Hill £606,841
Malt Field £576,869
Highest turnover in EX8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Booth Way 63.6%
Heatherdale 60.0%
Woodlands Drive 53.8%
Hulham Vale 53.8%
Westminster Close 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Exmouth (0.5 miles)
  • Starcross (1.9 miles)
  • Dawlish Warren (2.0 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (8.1 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (54.0 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (60.9 miles)
  • Exmouth Ferry Landing (0.7 miles)
  • Starcross Ferry Landing (1.8 miles)
  • Turf Lock Inn Ferry Landing (4.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Beacon CofE (VA) Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Exmouth (0.3 miles)
  • Exeter Road Community Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Exmouth Community College (0.7 miles)
  • Dawlish Community College (3.4 miles)
  • Oakwood Court College (3.4 miles)
  • Oaklands Park School (4.3 miles)
  • Ratcliffe School (4.5 miles)
  • Trinity School (5.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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  • D P Plumbing in Plumbers
    07811 392813
    39 Moorfield Close, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3QS
    0.19 miles from this property
  • M P S Glass & Window Centre Ltd in Double Glazing Installer
    01395 268712
    Unit 1b Swift Units, Pound Lane, Exmouth, Devon EX8 4NP
    0.20 miles from this property
  • The Kitchen Studio of Devon Ltd in Kitchen Designers & Installers
    01395 489338
    Pound Lane, Exmouth, Devon EX8 4NP
    0.20 miles from this property
  • Westaway Electrics in Electronic Shop
    01395 275401
    43 Langstone Drive, Exmouth, Devon EX8 4HZ
    0.31 miles from this property
  • John Ingham Flooring Contractor in Flooring Services
    01395 278103
    36 Colleton Way, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3PT
    0.33 miles from this property
  • Garbutt & Garbutt Ltd in Builder
    07974 543946
    203 Exeter Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3DZ
    0.35 miles from this property
  • Luxon Electrical Services in Electronic Shop
    07719 323506
    34 Belle Vue Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3DN
    0.35 miles from this property
  • Jonathan Braddick R I B A Chartered Architects in Architect
    01395 265768
    44 Waverley Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3HJ
    0.36 miles from this property
  • M H Carpentry in Kitchen Designers & Installers
    01395 223378
    39 Langstone Drive, Exmouth, Devon EX8 4HT
    0.36 miles from this property
  • D Pyne Plumbing & Heating in Plumbers
    07811 254155
    18 Colleton Way, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3PX
    0.36 miles from this property
  • S R S Roofing in Roofing Contractors
    01395 274374
    14 Bradham Lane, Exmouth, Devon EX8 4BB
    0.36 miles from this property
  • D A Skinner Building Contractor in Builder
    01395 275246
    23 Bradham Lane, Exmouth, Devon EX8 4BB
    0.36 miles from this property
  • Greenfingers Garden Centre in Garden Centres
    01395 274632
    Pound Lane, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3LE
    0.37 miles from this property
  • New Look Design Ltd in Bathroom Designer
    01395 223345
    119 Langstone Drive, Exmouth, Devon EX8 4JE
    0.37 miles from this property
  • Roberts & Co Electrical Ltd in Electronic Shop
    01395 274858
    137 Langstone Drive, Exmouth, Devon EX8 4JE
    0.37 miles from this property
  • A G Hitchcock in Electronic Shop
    01395 265757
    33 Chichester Close, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2LR
    0.40 miles from this property
  • M D G Carpentry Ltd in Carpenters & Joiners
    01395 276834
    10 Halsdon Avenue, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3DL
    0.40 miles from this property
  • K Hull in Builder
    01395 277339
    56 Bradham Lane, Exmouth, Devon EX8 4AW
    0.41 miles from this property
  • Raymond G Street & Sons in Electronic Shop
    01395 272777
    204 Exeter Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3EA
    0.41 miles from this property
  • E Lipp & Sons in Plumbers
    01395 278838
    110 Ashleigh Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2JZ
    0.43 miles from this property
  • Securexe Security Systems in Security systems
    01395 227337
    24 Park Lane, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1TH
    0.43 miles from this property
  • Care in Appliance Repairs
    01395 225113
    10-12 Park Lane, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1TH
    0.43 miles from this property
  • Sealey Electrics in Electronic Shop
    01395 271329
    4 Ashleigh Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2JY
    0.44 miles from this property
  • I L Pitman in Plumbers
    01395 276296
    18 Ashleigh Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2JY
    0.44 miles from this property
  • Direct Removals in Removals & Storage Services
    07967 569029
    18 Park Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1TN
    0.45 miles from this property
  • C P S S W Ltd in Plumbers
    07545 322354
    10 Park Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1TN
    0.45 miles from this property
  • Western Brothers in Carpenters & Joiners
    01395 275069
    11 Withycombe Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1TF
    0.45 miles from this property
  • J R Pratt in Electronic Shop
    01395 275962
    12 Belle Vue Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3DP
    0.46 miles from this property
  • Market Carpets Ltd in Carpet Fitter
    01395 267007
    2 Withycombe Road, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1TG
    0.47 miles from this property
  • Keith Norsworthy Ltd in Electronic Shop
    01395 273575
    2 Hamilton Lane, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2JT
    0.47 miles from this property

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