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Ref No: EXE120031

Oxton House, Kenton, Exeter EX6

4 bedroom house in Kenton

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The Orangery was built in 1986 to an elegant period-style design by the Exeter architect Peter Ingerslev and has its living area at first floor level to make best use of its country views. With a total floor area of about 1829 sq ft (170 sq m) and coved ceilings of height of 7’9” (2.36m), it enjoys a quiet position overlooking the attractive grounds and adjoining gardens outside the house. It is well-suited for anyone who may wish to be away at times.

Accommodation. For sizes see floor plans

First Floor
Panelled main entrance door with knocker, Hall, having window and coat cupboard, Cloakroom with WC, basin, strip light and cupboard.
Sitting room with two windows overlooking the land and lakes, marble mantle shelf and side pieces to fireplace with Jetmaster grate, 3 points for wall-mounted lights and pair of panelled folding doors through into the ….
Dining room with window overlooking the land and lakes, fitted shelves and pair of French windows to sitting-out area near the front entrance.
Kitchen with work surface against four walls, drawers and cupboards, inset stainless steel sink, space for dishwasher, inset electric hob, fitted double oven, tiled splash backs, fitted fridge and opening off to a …
Utility room including an airing cupboard, wall-mounted cupboards and spaces for freezer and washing machine.

Ground Floor
Hall with under-stair cupboard and white doors with brass lever handles off to the other rooms.
Bedroom 1 with recessed book shelves, window looking towards the land and additional wide wardrobe and clothes storage cupboard.
En-suite shower room with good-sized tiled shower compartment, pedestal basin with mirror splash-back and side lights, WC, and chromium heated towel airer.
Bedroom 2 with a pair of French windows to the garden and additional wide wardrobe and clothes storage cupboard.
Bedroom 3 with additional wide wardrobe and clothes storage cupboard and window overlooking the garden.
Bedroom 4 or study.
Bathroom with bath having mixer taps and shower attachment, matching pedestal basin with mirror splash back and strip light, WC, night storage heater and chromium heated towel airer.

Against the walls grow roses, clematis, jasmine and climbing hydrangea. There is an integral tool/store shed, 5.21m x 1.83m (17’1” x 6’”) and small garden area for sitting out at the front with a path to the rear where there is vehicular access for loading and unloading.
Double garage 5.72m wide x 5.99m (18’9” x 19’8”) with electric light and two separate up-and-over doors.

Beautiful communal gardens surround The Orangery and Oxton House with restful country views, delightful lawns, rhododendrons, woodland, pond and tennis court, all for use of the residents.

The Land was part of the park and adjoins the communal gardens close to The Orangery from which part of it is visible. It comprises attractive pasture with mature oak and other trees, wooded areas, bluebells, primroses and a trout stream flowing through a series of small lakes providing home to wildlife of many types. It can be enjoyed for its quietude and tranquillity; and its grazing can be let to a nearby farmer if required. There is a shed for a tractor. At one end is the communal tennis court owned separately by the residents.


From the M5 at Exeter continue southbound onto the A38 and then fork left onto the A380 signposted to Torquay. At the top of Telegraph Hill, at Mamhead Cross, turn left signposted to
Mamhead and Kenton. Follow this road for about 2 miles passing the entrance to Mamhead House to Ivy Cottage Cross where you turn left signposted to Lyson and Oxton. Proceed down the country lane for just over half a mile before turning left, signposted to Oxton. Continue along this road (no through road) and you will arrive at Oxton House.


Oxton takes its name from Oxton House, a period, listed, mansion in a private parkland setting about 10 miles from Exeter.
Tucked away in attractive undulating countryside,The Orangery enjoys lovely mature gardens and tennis court managed by and for the residents.
The popular Starcross yatch club is only a short drive away, along with various outdoor activities such as bridle ways for riding, Haldon Forest walks and local bird watching at Dawlish Warren.
The village of Kenton has a church, inns, primary school, post office/store and bus service to Exeter. Starcross station is only situated 3 miles away from The Orangery with regular train service to and from exeter as well as a route to London once a day.

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 0 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • Tennis Court
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