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4 bedroom detached house for sale

School Lane, Thorverton, Exeter, Devon, EX5

Under Offer £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Edge of village location
  • In need of modernisation
  • Wonderful rural views
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Set in 0.8 of an acre

Full description

A substantial family home, on the edge of this popular village, with wonderful rural views. 2 reception rooms, office, kitchen, cloakroom, 4 bedrooms, bathroom. Garden store. Garage. Gardens. 0.8 of an acre. EPC Band F.

Situation - Thorverton lies midway between the market town of Tiverton (9 miles) with Blundell's School and the university and cathedral city of Exeter (7 miles). Thorverton is an ancient village with an array of interesting cob, local stone and thatched buildings. The frequently used Thorverton stone was quarried from the 12th Century onwards at nearby Raddon. The village has two pubs, church, chapel, primary school with pre-school, community-run village shop and post office plus a farm shop on the outskirts. There is good access to the M5 with junction 27 at Tiverton just 8 miles away and excellent rail links to London Paddington and Waterloo.

Description - Perles Hill is substantial 1950s built family home benefitting from an elevated position, set within 0.8 of an acre, with stunning views over the neighbouring countryside. The property requires modernisation.

Accommodation - On entering the property, to the right is a cloakroom which leads through to the office which has a dual aspect with views over the garden and door through to what is currently used as a garden store. This part of the property was formally arranged as a waiting room and consultation room for the village doctor. From the inner hall stairs lead to the first floor with storage beneath, door for internal access to the garage and further storage cupboards. The sitting room has a dual aspect with wonderful views over the gardens and fields beyond, a feature fireplace with an open fire and doors leading out onto a charming loggia, a wonderful addition to enjoy the views and further access to the garden. The dual aspect kitchen is arranged with matching base and wall units, electric oven and hob, and an oil-fired Aga. The generous dining room continues the theme with a dual aspect, wonderful views and doors leading out onto a paved patio.

On the first floor, bedroom 1 has a dual aspect enjoying the morning light and far reaching views, fitted with an array of wardrobes and complete with a vanity unit and basin. Bedroom 2 has a triple aspect with rural views towards the village, a vanity basin and a door leading out onto the balcony. Bedroom 3 has a dual aspect with views, a vanity basin and an airing cupboard. Bedroom 4 has a front aspect and views, fitted cupboard and a door leading out onto the balcony. The family bathroom is arranged with a bath, separate shower cubicle and wash basin, there is a separate wc and basin adjacent.

The Grounds - The attached double garage has power and light, workshop area and a hatch providing access to a spacious storage area above.

Set in 0.8 of an acre with the majority of the grounds enjoying a southerly aspect and views over the neighbouring farmland. The drive leads to a parking area and garage, providing space for a number of vehicles, with bordering lawns, shrubs and a delightful rose bed. To the front of the property is lawn with perimeter hedging and well stocked borders, with a selection of established trees. Along the eastern edge of the plot is a former vegetable garden which connects with a further lawned garden and paved patio around the dining room.

Services - Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Oil-fired Aga which heats the water.

Directions - From Exeter proceed north on the A396, the Tiverton road. Continue through Rewe turning left at The Ruffwell Inn signposted Thorverton. Continue into the centre of the village turning left, just after the Thorverton Arms, onto School Lane. Proceed along this lane where Perles Hill is located on the left.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 April 2016


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