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3 bed semi-detached house for sale

£495,000 Guide price

Countess Wear Road, Exeter EX2

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Property features

  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Beautifully Presented Throughout
  • Extended Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Utility Room
  • Superb Views to the Front and Rear with River Glimpses
  • Gas Central Heating and Double Glazing
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Garage and Private Driveway
  • Excellent access to City Centre and M5 Motorway
  • Viewing Highly Recommended

Property description

A beautifully presented semi detached house with outstanding views to the front across Exeter with river glimpses and to the Rear across King George Playing Fields. Located in this highly sought after residential area, the property offers excellent access into the City Centre and is in a superb position for riverside walks and cycle routes. The house has been extended by the current owners with the creation of a superb open plan kitchen/dining room and offers further scope for extension (subject to the necessary consents and planning permissions required). The light and spacious accommodation comprises entrance porch, hallway, living room with bay window, separate reception room, ground floor cloakroom, superb kitchen/dining room, utility room, three double bedrooms, bathroom, separate WC, gas central heating and double glazing. Outside are beautifully landscaped level gardens, cleverly designed to create three individual spaces. A single garage and private driveway to the front provide off road parking for several vehicles. Early internal viewing is highly recommended.

Countess Wear

Countess Wear is conveniently situated for daily commuting to and from Exeter city centre, which is approximately 3 miles away. A full range of amenities and shopping facilities are available in Exeter, whilst the popular Estuary town of Topsham is also nearby. Road communications are excellent with a regular bus route into the City centre. The M5 is readily accessible and the A38/380 Devon Expressway to Torquay and Plymouth is just 5 miles away. Exeter Airport is approximately fifteen minutes drive and there are also Intercity railway connections at Exeter St Davids Station. For the keen sports person there is the Exeter Golf and Country Club providing a superb golf course, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, squash courts, gymnasium and tennis courts. Just moments away there are a network of cycle routes and walkways along the River Exe whilst local amenities include the popular “Tally Ho” public house, a veterinary surgery, florist, village hall and church.

The Accommodation Comprises

(all measurements are approximate): Double glazed door opening into:

Entrance Porch

Tiled flooring. Double glazed window and door into:

Entrance Hall

Coving to ceiling. Central heating thermostat. Stairs to first floor with storage cupboard under. Radiator. Telephone point.


Comprising WC and wash hand basin with hi-gloss storage units under. Radiator. Double glazed window to side. Fitted shelving.

Living Room (4.24m x 4.17m (13'10" x 13'8"))

Coving to ceiling. Fireplace. TV point. Radiator. Bay window to front with double glazed windows.

Reception Room (3.96m x 3.87m (12'11" x 12'8"))

Cast iron effect fireplace with granite hearth. Built in storage cupboard and display shelving to chimney recess. Coving to ceiling. Parquet wood flooring. Radiator. Double glazed window and door to rear garden with a delightful outlook down the garden.

Kitchen/Dining Room (6.04m x 4.25m (19'9" x 13'11"))

Fitted with a modern matching range of shaker style wall and base units. Oak work surfaces over with tiled splash back. Inset 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Space for range cooker with filter hood above. Inset ceiling spotlights. Space for American style fridge freezer. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Velux roof window. Double glazed window to rear. Double doors to rear garden.

Utility Room (2.79m x 1.87m (9'1" x 6'1"))

Base unit with work surface over and stainless steel single drainer sink with with mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Central heating programmer. Floor standing boiler. Tiled flooring. Double glazed window to side. Door to garage.

First Floor Landing

Coving to ceiling. Radiator. Built in cupboard with shelving. Double glazed window to side. Access to part boarded roof space with fitted ladder and further work room space created.

Bedroom 1 (4.36m x 4.23m (14'3" x 13'10"))

Coving to ceiling. Radiator. Bay window to front with double glazed windows taking in superb panoramic views across Exeter with river glimpses and Haldon Belvedere in the distance.

Bedroom 2 (3.96m x 3.87m (12'11" x 12'8"))

Built in wardrobe. Radiator. Double glazed window to rear with views across the garden and King George Playing Fields behind.

Bedroom 3 (3.63m x 2.73m (11'10" x 8'11"))

Built in wardrobe. Radiator. Double glazed window to front with views across Exeter.


Modern white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over and glass shower screen. Wash hand basin with built in hi-gloss storage cupboard under. Inset ceiling spotlights. Chrome heated towel radiator. Airing cupboard housing hot water tank with shelving.


Comprising WC. Double glazed window to side.


The rear garden has been beautifully landscaped with considerable attention given to create three individual areas to enjoy. Double doors from the kitchen/dining room open out on to an area of patio which provides a delightful seating area. The patio leads on to an area of lawn with raised beds and borders planted with a variety of shrubs and wild flowers. A pathway leads through to a Mediterranean style garden which provides a secluded and private seating area with raised borders. The paved pathway continues through a wysteria archway and opens up to a further area of garden, laid to lawn with modern timber decked seating area providing a further seating space. A garden shed provides useful storage space and a gate gives access via the side of the house to the front driveway.

To the front of the house is a block paved driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles in front of the garage. A raised area of garden is laid to decorative stone chippings and planted with a variety of grasses and an impressive Acer tree providing a focal point.

Garage (4.80m x 2.79m (15'8" x 9'1"))

Power and light. Double doors to front.

Council Tax

Band E.

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £309,161 Sales 620 Current average value £286,073 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,362 ▲ 0.83%

Property value data/graphs for EX2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £436,121 £297 3.7 £479,838
Semi-detached £279,098 £284 3.1 £306,797
Terraced £251,183 £275 2.9 £259,932
Flats £193,197 £298 1.8 £209,671

Current asking prices in EX2

Average: £308,668
Avg. current asking prices in EX2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £103,143
Flats £135,860
- - -
All £128,703

Current asking rents in EX2

Average: £915 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £532 pcm
£866 pcm
£984 pcm
£1,378 pcm
£1,933 pcm
Flats £581 pcm
£808 pcm
£849 pcm
£1,001 pcm
All £564 pcm
£820 pcm
£976 pcm
£1,357 pcm
£1,933 pcm

Fun facts for EX2

Highest value in EX2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Lyndhurst Road £750,004
Matford Avenue £690,265
Holland Park £672,450
Mountbatten Drive £667,135
Wonford Road £637,356
Highest turnover in EX2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Baring Terrace 60.0%
Fairfield Terrace 60.0%
Franklyn Drive 53.3%
College Avenue 50.0%
Percy Road 50.0%

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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Newcourt (1.2 miles)
  • Digby & Sowton (1.6 miles)
  • Topsham (1.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (4.5 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (48.8 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (58.3 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (1.7 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (1.7 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (1.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Countess Wear Community School (0.3 miles)
  • Wynstream School (1.0 mile)
  • Trinity Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary and Nursery School (1.2 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (2.3 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (16.0 miles)
  • King's College (27.9 miles)
  • Wesc Foundation School (0.4 miles)
  • Southbrook School (0.6 miles)
  • Isca (0.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,189 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 49,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,781 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £7/mo (£88/yr)
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Gas £40 Electricity £53 Estimated energy cost £93/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 12100 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £241 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £26 Sewerage £41 Estimated water cost £67 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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