A detached house set in approximately half an acre and lovely views in a tucked-away position.

Built by the current owners of timber frame construction in the 1970s and occupying a sizeable plot with real potential to extend, Ilex is a spacious family home offering light-filled accommodation, featuring double glazed windows throughout. The ground floor accommodation is accessed from a welcoming reception hall and briefly comprises a large 25 ft. dual aspect sitting/dining room with a door to the garden and double doors opening to a spacious glazed conservatory incorporating the entrance hall. There also a generous sized study with built-in shelving and a well-proportioned kitchen/breakfast room with a range of fitted units including a breakfast bar and a useful neighbouring utility room with a freestanding Belfast sink, cloakroom, and garden access.

On the first floor, the property provides a good sized principal bedroom with built-in storage and a door to a private balcony with impressive views over Clyst St. Mary towards Topsham and Sandy Park. There is an additional bedroom with walk-in storage, an en suite cloakroom and a separate en suite shower, two further well-proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Local Authority: East Devon District Council.

Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating. Solar panels for hot water.

Council Tax: Band F

Please note: The property is located on a private road. Any maintenance/repair costs for the private road are split equally four ways with the other properties on the lane.

This property has 0.5 acres of land.


Ilex is approached over a private driveway offering private parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to the detached garage. Extending to around half an acre, the pretty garden features areas of lawn with well-stocked flowerbeds, mature topiary and light scrubland. There is also a vegetable garden and several paved terraces, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, the whole screened by mature shrubs and trees.


Clyst St Mary is a highly sought after village just four miles from Exeter. The village benefits from a number of easily accessible public houses within the area, a post office, village store, many local footpaths and the well-reputed Clyst St. Mary Primary School. Just three miles away is the charming town of Topsham, which lies on the eastern banks of the River Exe. There is an extensive range of boutiques and shopping facilities in Topsham, which is also well known for its award winning restaurants and inns. Sandy Park, the stadium of the Exeter Chiefs, is also close by.

Exeter is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good restaurants and shopping, including John Lewis and Waitrose. Many well regarded primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School, The Maynard and Exeter College (Ofsted rated Outstanding), whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best universities in the country.

Communication links in the area are excellent. The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to the A38 to Plymouth, or the A30 to Cornwall to the south, and Bristol and London to the north and east respectively. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Exeter in just over two hours. Exeter International Airport, just three miles away, provides a number of flights to domestic and international destinations.


The postcode EX5 1BB will take you to the property using a satellite navigation system.

Read all

Other features

  • Four good sized bedrooms
  • Three spacious reception rooms
  • Set in approximately half an acre
  • Popular village close to Exeter

Other details

  • Floorplan
  • Virtual Viewing
  • Map & Street View
Map View Street View
Ref: EXE210023

Clyst St. Mary Exeter Devon EX5

Guide Price

Ref: EXE210023

Clyst St. Mary Exeter Devon EX5

Guide Price