OXTON MERE, Kenton, Exeter EX6 8EY

Nestled in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this south-facing detached country residence is a captivating retreat, within an estate of 19 acres. With its idyllic setting, it offers a harmonious blend of serenity and grandeur.

The main house has two generous reception rooms on the ground floor. These include a 25ft sitting room with full-height windows overlooking the garden with views towards the beautiful lake. There is also a dining room with a dual aspect including three sets of French doors opening onto the garden. The dining room adjoins a well-equipped kitchen which has plenty of storage to base and wall level and integrated appliances.

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The ground floor annexe provides further accommodation and adjoins the main accommodation via an internal door, providing flexible options for its use. It also has a separate private access to the outside. The annexe has two bedrooms, one with an en suite, and a further bathroom, which could be used by the main house, plus a sitting/dining room and fully equipped kitchen.

Upstairs, the main house has three further double bedrooms, two of which have built-in wardrobes, and a family shower room. The principal bedroom has a dressing room and a luxury en suite bathroom.

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Further ancillary accommodation is available in The Coach House. This self-contained accommodation is arranged across two levels and has an open-plan kitchen and sitting area, two bedrooms and a bathroom.

The house is set in 19 acres of gardens and grounds, with a beautiful lake, and open fields beyond. It is surrounded by paved terracing for alfresco dining, and there is also a hot tub. The sunny south-facing front garden leads to the lake, where there is a jetty providing access for fishing or boating.

Agent: Knight Frank, 19 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1QD

Guide price: £2,750,000

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