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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Thatchers Hill, Thorverton, Exeter, Devon

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Virtual tour
  • 3 Reception rooms
  • Five bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms
  • Attached one bedroom apartment
  • Gardens
  • Orchard
  • Private parking
  • Countryside views
  • In total approximately 2 Acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The property has been extended and updated whilst under the current ownership. The farmstead is mentioned in the Domesday book and was built by the Church Commissioners in 1931 for private usage. Currently the house is used a three bedroom family residence with two attached apartments. The apartments are let, one as Bed & Breakfast accommodation providing additional income for the owners. The house could be reinstated as a five bedroom house with an annexe.

The accommodation on the ground floor comprises of an entrance porch leading into a utility room with a cloakroom, a farmhouse kitchen with an oil-fired Rayburn and butler sink and a sun room with double glazing and access to the paved terrace. The inner hall with the main staircase leads through to the sitting room and a small office. A door from the sitting room connects to the current one bedroom apartment used for bed & breakfast. The apartment consists of a sitting room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom with separate access to separate vehicular entrance and drive.

Upstairs are five bedooms, two family bathrooms, a shower room, separate cloakroom and a balcony. One of the bedrooms is currently let as a flat, with a sitting room and there a small kitchenette.

Ashley Farmhouse is just a mile outside of the village of Thorverton with churches, inns and a good range of shops. A wider range of shopping facilities are available in the historic town of Tiverton, approximately six miles to the north, with a Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Morrison’s supermarket.

The cathedral city and county town of Exeter is seven miles to the south and provides a wide range of cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities. Exeter is a university city with a fine cathedral, theatre and a recently redeveloped shopping area, Princesshay, which has a wide range of department stores including John Lewis, shops, cafés and restaurants with open piazzas. Ashley Farmhouse is well placed for a number of good schools.

There is an excellent primary school in the village of Thorverton. Blundell’s School for boys and girls is situated at Tiverton and in Exeter the independent schools are Exeter (boys and girls) and St Margaret’s School (girls and boys).

Ashley Farmhouse is approached along a drive to a parking area and sits neatly in an elevated position overlooking the garden, land and surrounding countryside. To the front of the property is a paved terraced area with steps leading to a pedestrian gate with access to the orchard. The orchard has a number of cider apple and eating apple trees. The paved area is ideal for ‘al fresco’ dining and is surrounded by established trees, including a climbing productive kiwi, shrubs and flowering borders. To the side of the property is a large garden separated into pretty hedged sections with many flowering borders, a gravelled path and a vegetable garden. A further paved area lies outside of the sun room.

The land consists of a paddock of 2. Acres with two ponds and surrounded with fencing and a stream. There are a number of sheds, a greenhouse and a summerhouse with decking.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 June 2016

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