- Superb Lower Ground Floor Apartment
- 2 Generous Double Bedrooms
- Large Sitting Room
- Spacious Bath/Shower Room/WC
- Private Entrance & Courtyard
- Use of Communal Gardens & Private Parkland
- Gas Central Heating
- Permit Parking Available
- No Onward Chain
- Viewing Strictly By Appointment With W2 Estates
A spacious lower ground floor apartment filled with light occupying the footprint of this fine grade II listed Regency building with access to nearly two acres of private parkland. The terrace is believed to date back to 1821 and was originally designed by John Brown of Exeter for Joseph Sparkes, a Quaker Banker who lived in one of the houses and who named the terrace after William Penns New England Settlement.
The accommodation comprises of a private reception hall currently in use as an additional 'work from home' space which in turn leads to a spacious inner hall where all rooms then lead off, including; two double bedrooms with the principle enjoying access directly to a private terrace at the rear with the second bedroom filled with light from the tall sash window to the front aspect. This bedroom would also serve well as a study or formal dining room if required. Kitchen with French doors to the rear terrace and fitted cupboards, electric oven, gas hob above and extractor canopy over and free-standing dishwasher. Large bathroom with handsome free-standing roll top bath and separate oversized shower enclosure. The well proportioned sitting room enjoys a significant level of privacy with an outlook to the front through another lovely deep sash windows.
Outside: The flat enjoys it's own private terrace to the rear with ample space for entertaining a generous number of guests with an additional part covered area to one end for refuge during those unexpected summer showers. A private boiler room which houses the combi-boiler is located off the private terrace and provides generous additional storage and also an ideal cold-store/ larder.
To the front is a barreled cellar for the exclusive use of 4a which would provide excellent additional private storage. There is also a communal bike store.
Gardens and Parkland: To the rear of the building are beautifully maintained communal gardens for the use of residents at No.s 3&4.
Opposite the terrace are nearly 2 acres of private parkland for the exclusive use of Pennsylvania terrace residents. An excellent facility rarely found in the city and a true haven of tranquility for residents to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
Parking Note: Permit parking is available from Exeter City Council with space directly to front of the terrace. Temporary parking permits will be provided during viewings.
Tenure & Rates:
Flat 4a is held on a long 999 year lease (approximately 6 year diminished).
Freeholder: Pennsylvania Park Management Ltd (which included buildings 3 & 4).
Currently managed by Exeter firm Whitton & Laing
Maintenance Approximately: Averaging £1200 per annum. Paid half yearly and including; communal lighting, gardening, sinking fund, outbuildings insurance, management fees.
Ground Rent: £1 per annum.
NOTE: These details have been verbally supplied by the vendors. We have not had sight of any title deeds or documents to verify this information. All parties are advised to obtain independent verification of any details pertinent to their interest in the property.