Enjoy the view from this stunning penthouse apartment in Exeter – yours for £1.25million

Cathedral View certainly lives up to its name!

Talk about a religious conversion! This newly converted penthouse has some of the most spectacular views we've ever seen. It spans the top floor of a Grade-II listed former clerical building adjacent to Exeter's impressive cathedral, and boasts a private roof terrace with 360-degree views over the city.

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Take a look around and discover why we're singing its praises!

Cathedral View, Exeter

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Part of a complex of seven apartments, this penthouse is undoubtedly the star of the show. It boasts three bedrooms, huge open-plan living spaces and two fabulous outdoor terraces, where you can take in the views of Exeter and surrounding Devon countryside.

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Open-plan living room

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A private entrance hall opens up into this space. White walls and classic parquet floors provide the first owners with a smart blank canvas to interpret however they choose.

living room with dining table

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 The building's original features – including its beautiful windows – are juxtaposed with contemporary details like the widescreen fireplace. With so much space on offer, large-scale furniture is the only way to go.


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Live to entertain? This place is perfect for you. A breakfast bar provides a natural spot for friends to gather and envy over your prime location. We're also a little bit in love with that cheeky cactus ornament!

Dining area

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In another corner there's space for a long dining table – we reckon you could go longer than this eight seater, no problem.



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A hallway leading to the bedrooms features another original detail – some beautiful stained glass panels.

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All three bedrooms are doubles, with fitted wardrobes providing ample storage.

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bathroom with washbasin

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A trio of en suite bathrooms are decked out in luxe materials – we especially love this marble, particularly in the form of hexagonal floor tiles. That generous vanity unit isn't too shabby, either!



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This view could be yours for the princely sum of £1.25million. The apartment is on the market with Knight Frank, and comes with a 998-year leasehold.

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Amy Cutmore

Amy Cutmore is an experienced interiors editor and writer, who has worked on titles including Ideal Home, Homes & Gardens, LivingEtc, Real Homes, GardeningEtc, Top Ten Reviews and Country Life. And she's a winner of the PPA's Digital Content Leader of the Year. A homes journalist for two decades, she has a strong background in technology and appliances, and has a small portfolio of rental properties, so can offer advice to renters and rentees, alike.