Lose yourself in the magic of Exeter by escaping to this impressive penthouse apartment with stylish interiors and views over the cathedral. Those looking for a contemporary holiday home in the heart of a buzzing cosmopolitan city, boasting fabulous interiors, a spacious balcony and gorgeous views need seek no further. Perfect for a romantic getaway, small group or an extended business trip, the three-bedroom Penthouse sleeps five.
Occupying an enviable location in Exeter city centre, it’s just moments from historic landmarks, an eclectic mix of shops and restaurants and near breathtaking coastal paths, beautiful beaches and wild Devon moorland.
The Penthouse, situated on the top floor of an exclusive development, is the jewel in Cathedral View’s crown. Opulent, exclusive and elegant, from the moment you enter you’ll be struck by high-quality interiors that blend classic design with contemporary chic. The original stained glass in the stairway, double-height ceilings and period features provide a window into the past but inside, there is every modern luxury.
The delightfully sociable living spaces are flooded with natural daylight from the statement windows, making the most of the views. Open up the doors to the sheltered balcony that spans the entire width of the property. Here, you can enjoy lazy holiday breakfasts or your complimentary champagne and chocolates!
After a day exploring the city, return home and sink into the plush sofas with a refreshing local tipple. For a holiday treat, why not enlist the talents of a local chef? Sit back and relax as they prepare you a delicious meal in the contemporary kitchen. Sample some local delicacies from the comfort of the statement dining table and share tales of the day.
Choose from three plush bedrooms. Open the doors to the balcony from the two king-size rooms and enjoy a dose of fresh Devon air. Another single bedroom makes this the perfect base for a family of five. With two stylish en-suites and a family bathroom there will be no queuing for the shower!
With the best of South Devon at your fingertips, enjoy a holiday to remember at The Penthouse. Choose from discovering Exeter’s historic heritage, family beach days at Exmouth and Teignmouth and exploring the quaint fishing towns of Brixham, Topsham and Dartmouth. The possibilities are endless.
The apartment is for your exclusive use. The main entrance hall on the ground floor and the lift is communal. A keycode will be provided for the keysafe on the day of your arrival.
Interaction with Guests:
The apartment is professionally managed by Fresh Escapes. A Devon based privately owned Vacation Rental and Management company who are here to ensure your stay runs as smoothly as possible.
Cathedral View is a development of just seven luxury apartments in a Grade II listed building dating back over 200 years.
The Cathedral and its picturesque Green are the jewel in Exeter's architectural crown. A popular location all year round with the Christmas Market an annual highlight.
The nearby cobbled streets are brimming with eateries, cafes and shops. England's oldest pub and hotel are a stone's throw away. For a modern dining experience, head to the city's new restaurant quarter for a cocktail at a rooftop bar or take your pick from a range of cuisines - Scandinavian, Middle Eastern or gourmet burgers.
The City also shines in the education arena with both Exeter University and Exeter College gaining national recognition as standout educational providers.
Exeter is one of the regions favourite places for shopping and Princesshay offers an abundance of high-street brands, with smaller independents nestled on the cobbled walkway of Gandy Street, located in the Castle quarter of the city.
Cathedral View, originally home to Wippell ecclesiastical suppliers in the 1880’s, is a Grade II listed building with impressive original Gothic Revival features. Exeter Cathedral is one of the oldest and arguably one of the most beautiful in England, dating back to the early 12th century. The Norman Cathedral, which was replaced from 1270 - 1340, forms the base for the beautiful Gothic building we see today, with its famous west front and elegant nave. The city itself dates back more than 2,000 years and once served as a centre of trade for the Roman Empire. The old city walls can still be found in nearby Southernhay, forming part of the City Wall Trail, one of many historical walks around Exeter. The city also shines in the education arena with both Exeter University and Exeter College gaining national recognition as stand out educational providers.
A dedicated restaurant quarter on Queen Street has brought new restaurants to the city, with rooftop bars, DJs and live music, making this a firm favourite for foodies. Exeter is also one of the region’s favourite places for shopping. Princesshay offers an array of high-street brands, with smaller independents in the Castle Quarter of the city, Gandy Street and Fore Street.
Exeter is a perfectly positioned city - it is easy to see why the Sunday Times voted it one of the best places to live in the UK. Two national parks, Dartmoor and Exmoor, are within easy reach, as well as stunning coastlines and rolling countryside. An abundance of culture awaits in Exeter. Art-house films are shown at the Picture House and Exeter Phoenix provides a full and varied calendar of events. Exeter also boasts various art galleries and a nationally acclaimed museum, Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2015 put the city firmly on the map for sporting excellence. Exeter’s rugby team, the Exeter Chiefs, triumphed in the Premiership and continue to strive for excellence.
Exeter Central Station 0.5 miles
Exeter St Davids Station 0.9 miles
Exeter International Airport 10.9 miles
Exmouth Town 12.0 miles
Teignmouth Beach 15.6 miles
Other Things to Note:
You can park your car directly outside the front of the apartment to drop off luggage and there is a lift to the apartment. However, there are just a couple of steps in the hallway before accessing the lift.