4 bedroom detached house for sale


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

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.

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.

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.


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
£230,694 £318,963 £216,824 £186,613 £180,554

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Value change
£2,821 (1.24%) £293 (0.13%) £7,384 (3.31%) £8,442 (3.80%) £9,397 (4.25%) £9,252 (4.18%) £24,869 (12.08%)
Avg. price paid: £219,678
No. of property sales: 655
Avg. price paid: £225,561
No. of property sales: 1,986
Avg. price paid: £221,250
No. of property sales: 3,338
Avg. price paid: £219,420
No. of property sales: 4,828
Avg. price paid: £153,224
No. of property sales: 16,165

Avg. asking price in EX8: £279,787
No. of properties for sale in EX8: 456
Avg. asking rent in EX8: £732 pcm
No. of properties to rent in EX8: 67

Property value data/graphs for EX8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £318,963 £247 3.5 £301,431
Semi-detached £216,824 £211 3.1 £214,032
Terraced £186,613 £234 3.0 £181,405
Flats £180,554 £240 2.0 £186,477

Current asking prices in EX8

Avg. current asking prices in EX8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £139,346
Flats £115,812
- £169,995
All £119,905

Current asking rents in EX8

Avg. current asking prices in EX8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £462 pcm
£749 pcm
£896 pcm
£1,115 pcm
Flats £557 pcm
£710 pcm
£826 pcm
- -
All £539 pcm
£719 pcm
£886 pcm
£1,115 pcm

Fun facts for EX8

Highest value in EX8
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Merrion Avenue £629,574
Higher Marley Road £617,332
Wotton Lane £591,646
Burgmanns Hill £579,193
Malt Field £548,977
Highest turnover in EX8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Heatherdale 60.0%
Booth Way 54.5%
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)

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  • Allison Building Services in Builder
    01392 861070
    North Barn, Old Heazille Farm, Rewe, Exeter, Devon EX5 4HB
    12.79 miles from this property
  • J P R Decor in Painters & Decorators
    01884 277529
    Clyst Hydon, Cullompton, Devon EX15 2NT
    13.02 miles from this property
  • Exe Valley Plasterers in Plasterers
    01392 881619
    24 Ellerhayes, Hele, Exeter, Devon EX5 4PU
    13.41 miles from this property
  • Sunrise Plumbing & Heating in Boiler Repair & Servicer
    01404 851111
    4 Moorview, Colestocks, Honiton, Devon EX14 3JS
    13.53 miles from this property
  • C F S in Furniture Stores
    01392 881342
    Bradninch, Bradninch, Exeter, Devon EX5 4LG
    13.83 miles from this property
  • Energy Systems Sw Ltd in Gas Installers
    01392 860558
    35 Silver Street, Thorverton, Exeter, Devon EX5 5LT
    14.06 miles from this property
  • Clarke a P in Builder
    01884 277218
    Croftfield, Plymtree, Cullompton, Devon EX15 2JR
    14.06 miles from this property
  • S A Boland Ltd in Builder
    07774 907733
    Four Gables, Payhembury, Honiton, Devon EX14 3HA
    14.07 miles from this property
  • Nip & Tuck UK Ltd in Property Maintenance Services
    01392 860965
    19 Hederman Close, Silverton, Exeter, Devon EX5 4HW
    14.09 miles from this property
  • Asset Carpenters & Joiners in Carpenters & Joiners
    01392 861577
    Francis House, Exeter Road, Silverton, Exeter, Devon EX5 4HX
    14.12 miles from this property
  • M C Electrics in Electronic Shop
    01392 861259
    31 Broadlands, Thorverton, Exeter, Devon EX5 5PT
    14.15 miles from this property
  • Miles Snowdon in Architectural Service
    01392 860415
    Bycott, School Road, Silverton, Exeter, Devon EX5 4JH
    14.17 miles from this property
  • Christopher G Pollard Chartered Architect in Architect
    01392 861377
    The Corner House, School Lane, Thorverton, Exeter, Devon EX5 5NR
    14.17 miles from this property
  • Hewitt & Son Ltd in Roofing Contractors
    01884 257686
    Canns Farm, Thorverton, Exeter, Devon EX5 5PJ
    14.32 miles from this property
  • Drawing Office in Architectural Service
    01404 851470
    2 Buckerell House, Buckerell, Honiton, Devon EX14 3EJ
    14.33 miles from this property
  • South Western Electrical Services in Electronic Shop
    01392 881638
    13 Millway Gardens, Bradninch, Exeter, Devon EX5 4RE
    14.45 miles from this property
  • Clayton Associates in Architectural Service
    01392 881763
    Tree Tops, Westcott, Cullompton, Devon EX15 1SA
    14.50 miles from this property
  • Martha Mockford Ltd in Kitchen Designers & Installers
    01404 44189
    The Workshops, Deer Park Farm, Buckerell, Honiton, Devon EX14 3EP
    14.53 miles from this property
  • David Tancock Building Cotractors in Builder
    01884 277378
    4 Sandersfield, Normans Green, Plymtree, Cullompton, Devon EX15 2JZ
    14.56 miles from this property
  • Richard Glanville in Building Surveyor
    01392 881295
    16 Fore Street, Bradninch, Exeter, Devon EX5 4NN
    14.60 miles from this property
  • Exposure Surveying Ltd in Damp & Dry Rot Service
    01392 555432
    30 Fore Street, Bradninch, Exeter, Devon EX5 4NN
    14.60 miles from this property
  • The Building Conservation Works Dept in Damp & Dry Rot Service
    01392 555432
    St Disens House 30 Fore St Bradninch, Bradninch, Exeter, Devon EX5 4NN
    14.60 miles from this property
  • P J Edwards in Builder
    01404 43729
    Westondale, Weston, Honiton, Devon EX14 3NY
    14.99 miles from this property
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    0845 640 7262
    Unit 1, Gloucester Crescent, Heathpark Industrial Estate, Honiton, Devon EX14 1DB
    15.14 miles from this property
  • Carpetright Plc in Carpet Fitter
    01404 548419
    Gloucester Crescent, Heathpark Industrial Estate, Honiton, Devon EX14 1DB
    15.14 miles from this property
  • Howdens Joinery Honiton in Kitchen Designers & Installers
    01404 548981
    Unit A-d Gloucester Crescent, Heathpark Industrial Estate, Honiton, Devon EX14 1DB
    15.14 miles from this property
  • The Honiton Tile & Bathroom in Bathroom Designer
    01404 549900
    Gloucester Close, Heathpark Industrial Estate, Honiton, Devon EX14 1SJ
    15.18 miles from this property
  • Brian Richards in Plumbers
    01404 43738
    Libarna, Exeter Road, Honiton, Devon EX14 1AT
    15.30 miles from this property
  • Mark Parkinson Roofing & Guttering in Roofing Contractors
    01404 44019
    26 Rosemount Lane, Honiton, Devon EX14 1RJ
    15.32 miles from this property
  • David Edwards Plumbing & Heating in Plumbers
    01404 45263
    7 Hawthorn Close, Honiton, Devon EX14 1RE
    15.37 miles from this property

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