The White House, Kenn, Exeter

Sold STC — £725,000 — Freehold

Property Sold STC

Detached House for Sale in Kennford with 6 Bedrooms, 2 Reception Rooms and 2 Bathrooms.

The White House is a substantial detached family home located in the popular village of Kenn. The house maintains many period features including flag stone floors, shutters, sash windows and stone inglenook fireplaces. Although in need of some minor cosmetic improvements, which is considered in the price, the property has the potential to create a fantastic family home. With some reconfiguration, we believe the property could benefit from an annexe, ideal for a dependent relative, or even a source of letting income.

The ground floor comprises three spacious reception rooms; a sitting room (which could be reshuffled to provide a kitchen overlooking the gardens), living room and dining room, together with a large kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility; conservatory style rear porch and downstairs cloak room. Upstairs are six bedrooms, the master having its own suite comprising bathroom with shower cubicle, separate cloakroom and large bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a dual aspect over the garden. A back staircase leads down to the kitchen.

Outside the gardens are a wonderful feature of the property with large lawns, mature trees and established shrub borders, as well as a wildlife garden with pond and mature willow tree. There are plenty of storage sheds to the rear of the house with a log store and boiler room.

Kenn is a popular village close to the A38 dual carriageway and thus providing excellent road links to Plymouth and Exeter. The village has a beautiful parish church, a village stores and a thriving traditional local pub. Kenn has a well regarded local primary school and award winning pre school, whilst the cathedral city of Exeter some 6 miles away offers some excellent private schools.


From the A38 dual carriageway from Exeter turn left as sign posted to Kenn and Kennford. Follow the road past the Shell petrol station, and at the top of the hill before the fly over turn left as sign posted to Kenn and Kennford. Follow this country lane down the hill and The White House is the first property on the left as you enter the village. We would suggest parking by the timber double gates at the bottom of the garden.

The accommodation, with approximate measurements comprises;


Wooden front door with glazed Windows into ENTRANCE HALLWAY with flag stone flooring, radiator, under stairs cupboard and separate entrances to

LIVING ROOM — 15' 7'' x 14' 11'' (4.75m x 4.54m)

Double French doors to garden, side window, fireplace with heavy wood lintel and cast iron wood burning stove and slate tiled hearth. Radiator.

DINING ROOM — 15' 7'' x 13' 9'' (4.75m x 4.19m)

(maximum measurement) French doors to front garden, stone fireplace with slate hearth, radiator.

SITTING ROOM — 19' 11'' x 14' 1'' (6.07m x 4.29m)

plus bay window of 6'8 x 3'4 (2.03m x 1.02m). French doors to garden, open fireplace with slate hearth and wood surround, two radiators, wall lighting and pleasant views over the gardens.

REAR LOBBY — 7' 0'' x 6' 0'' (2.13m x 1.83m)

with coat hooks, inset horsehair mat and door to rear courtyard.

CLOAKROOM — 7' 0'' x 3' 7'' (2.13m x 1.09m)

Low level WC and corner basin. Opaque window to rear.


with deep sill and window to conservatory, radiator and separate entrances to


Breakfast Area measuring 17’8 x 10’ (5.39m x 2.99m) and Kitchen Area measuring 12’2 x 7’5 (3.70m x 2.27m) Tiled flooring, pine fronted units providing ample cupboard and drawer space, matching fitted wall cabinets, laminated working surfaces, tiled surround, inset Belfast sink with brass H&C, stainless steel double oven with four ring gas hob, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for upright fridge freezer, triple aspect, radiator, green two oven Aga and twin hotplates, door to rear courtyard.

UTILITY ROOM — 8' 0'' x 7' 8'' (2.44m x 2.34m)

Working surface and ceramic butler sunk, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble drier, fitted storage cupboards and shelving.

CONSERVATORY/PORCH — 13' 9'' x 10' 2'' (4.19m x 3.10m)

(max) Slate tiled flooring, door to rear courtyard and stores. Separate entrances to


with light and power


with cold slabs, light and meat hooks.


LANDING with radiators and separate entrances to


with inner hallway and radiator, separate entrances to

BEDROOM ONE — 17' 2'' x 14' 2'' (5.23m x 4.31m)

Dual aspect, radiator, fitted wardrobes providing ample storage space, decorative cast iron fireplace, inset ceiling light.

BATHROOM — 10' 2'' x 8' 6'' (3.10m x 2.59m)

Corner bath with tiled surround, shower cubicle with thermostatic mixer shower, pedestal basin, low level WC and storage cupboard, radiator and views over neighboring farmland.

CLOAKROOM — 5' 4'' x 3' 5'' (1.62m x 1.04m)

High level WC, radiator, side aspect, pendant light.

BEDROOM TWO — 16' 1'' x 15' 2'' (4.90m x 4.62m)

Dual aspect, radiator, freestanding vanity unit with basin, wardrobe

BEDROOM THREE — 17' 8'' x 9' 10'' (5.38m x 2.99m)

Dual aspect, timber ceiling, radiator and airing cupboard.

BEDROOM FOUR — 14' 7'' x 10' 5'' (4.44m x 3.17m)

Front aspect, radiator, decorative fireplace with timber surround.

BEDROOM FIVE — 9' 2'' x 8' 6'' (2.79m x 2.59m)

rear aspect, basin and radiator.

BEDROOM SIX — 9' 0'' x 9' 0'' (2.74m x 2.74m)

Front aspect

BATHROOM — 8' 0'' x 4' 11'' (2.44m x 1.50m)

Corner bath, pedestal basin and low level WC, ceiling light fitting, radiator


From the village road a drive leads to timber double gates which then lead through to a good sized parking area with OFF STREET PARKING for several vehicles. A wildlife garden is found beyond the parking area with a large pond stocked with various reeds and a willow tree providing shade. There are mature trees and various fruit trees as well as a composting area.

A path leads to the front garden which is of good proportions with well stocked flower and shrub beds, a timber summerhouse provides storage for gardening tools. To the side of the property is a secluded al fresco dining area with a door into the kitchen/breakfast room, whilst to the rear are three storage sheds, one being a log store, and one housing the oil boiler. The gardens form a true feature of the property and need to be seen to be appreciated.


Band G


Teignbridge District Council




  • The White House,
  • Kennford
  • Kenn
  • Exeter
  • EX6 7UG

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