4 bedroom house for saleWhitnage, Tiverton, Devon, EX16
Sold STC £575,000
- Grade II Thatched Cottage
- Easily Accessible To The M5
- Spacious Family Living Accommodation
- 4 Bedrooms
- Far Reaching Rural Views
- Uffculme School Catchment
- 3.2 Acres
- No Onward Chain
Full descriptionA superb Grade II listed thatched cottage nestled in the heart of the Mid Devon countryside.
A superb Grade II listed thatched cottage nestled within easy reach of the M5 and the Uffculme School catchment set within 3.2 acres. This most delightful cottage has been significantly upgraded and extended by the current vendors and now provides well-proportioned and exceptionally well-presented family accommodation whilst retaining much of its original charm and character. Electric gates lead onto the drive with front door into entrance hall, stairs rising to the first floor with galleried landing and exposed timbers. Shower room, fully tiled double shower enclosure with inset mains shower, pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC. Dining room/snug a good size room with ample space for table and chairs, working well either as a dining room or teenage den with storage cupboard and dual aspect with deep window sill. Office with front aspect and exposed stone walls. Kitchen/breakfast room a stunning room with underfloor heating, original inglenook fireplace with bread oven, exposed timbers, ceiling beams, stonework and painted plank and muntin screen. Extensive range of matching cream wall base and drawer units with work surface over incorporating 1 ½ composite sink unit, Range cooker in inglenook with red splash back. Integrated dishwasher, fridge, central island with locally sourced Oak worktop, under unit sockets and storage and spectacular views to the rear over the garden. Inner hallway with access to the back door leading out to the garden with tiled flooring, cloaks cupboard and porch with further boot cupboard. Utility room again with matching range of units with continuous work surface and inset 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Chrome towel rail, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and space for freezer, tiled flooring. Sitting room a super room which was converted from a former barn by the current owners with two large exposed Oak cross beams. A light bright room with triple aspect and full length 3m high window taking full advantage of the views.
On the first floor is a galleried landing with exposed timbers and linen cupboard. Two steps rise to bedroom 4 a single room with exposed ceiling timbers with views over the garden. En-suite fitted with white suite comprising roll top bath, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin and heated towel rail. Bedroom 3 a double room with front aspect offering superb far reaching views. Bedroom 2 another double room with rear aspect overlooking the garden and pedestal wash basin. Master bedroom with dressing area leading into the main bedroom with exposed ceiling timber, front aspect with far reaching views. En-suite with fully tiled shower enclosure with inset mains shower, wash basin set in tiled vanity unit, WC with concealed cistern and chrome towel rail.
Situated in the pretty hamlet of Whitnage the nearest village is that of Uplowman which offers a good level of local amenities including Parish Church, Primary School, Post Office and Pub. More extensive facilities are available at the larger Sampford Peverell whilst the nearby town of Tiverton offers a good range of the usual services and amenities. Chamberlains Farm is situated approximately equidistant between Taunton and Exeter with both centres offering the range of facilities befitting those of county and regional centres. Private schooling is available at Blundell's in Tiverton, Wellington, in its namesake town, as well as a number of independent schools in Taunton and Exeter. Mid Devon is well known for its wide range of recreational opportunities and is situated just to the south of Exmoor National Park which offers a further range as well as stunning scenery. The property is also within easy reach of the well-known sandy beaches of the North Devon coast. Communications links are good with access to the M5 junction 27 where there is also a regular train service to London Paddington in just over 2 hours. Exeter International Airport provides convenient flights to a wide range of destinations.
Approached via the very quiet village lane electronic timber double gates with further personal side door give access onto a large gravel parking and turning area. Adjacent to this is a small timber summer house which is currently used as storage with lean-to to the side. Access leads around to the front of the property beyond which is a large level lawned area interspersed with mature trees offering splendid views. Five bar gated access into the paddock one of two which are being offered with the property, the first of which with a single stable and further large timber framed building which would be ideal for further stables or storage. A good relatively level paddock benefitting from superb far reaching rural views. Gated access via a track leads down to a further enclosure again offering splendid far reaching rural views with a stream running through the paddock. In total the property extends to approximately 3.2 acres.
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