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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Exeter, Devon

Guide Price £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fully modernised character cottage
  • 3 double bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/ breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • Cloakroom with WC
  • Central heating
  • Double garage and plenty of parking
  • Grounds of just over half an acre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


An exceptional detached thatched Grade II Listed property in a tranquil setting presented to a particularly high standard. The house has been modernised and sympathetically extended to offer a contemporary country home whilst retaining a wealth of character features including exposed cruck frames and timbers and two fireplaces. A real feature is the recent green oak frame extension which provides a luxurious high quality kitchen breakfast room on the ground floor directly off the dining room with full height glass panels for maximum light and a master bedroom with dressing and seating areas and an en-suite shower room to the first floor. There are magnificent views to rolling countryside which are particularly special from the grounds of just over half an acre.


In one of the most sought after villages in the Teign Valley with its well renowned public house and other village amenities including Post office and village store. The surrounding villages also provide further facilities including good local schools and a doctor's surgery. On the edge of Dartmoor National Park, the surrounding area offers plenty of activities including Haldon Forest Park for cycling and walking, Teign Valley Golf Course, and the picturesque Kennick reservoirs for fishing. The Cathedral City of Exeter is approximately 7.5 miles and provides superb retail, educational and recreational facilities, a mainline station with regular services to London Paddington which can be reached in just over 2 hours, and Exeter airport offering domestic and international flights including two flights a day to London City Airport.


From the A38 take the Chudleigh junction signposted Teign Valley. Follow the valley road (B3193) for approximately 4 miles until reaching Lower Ashton. Turn right into the village, over the bridge and River Teign, pass the Manor Inn on the right hand side, continue for 1/2 mile passing The Great Barn, the Church and the property will be found 100 yards after the Church on the left hand side.

Useful space for coats and shoes. Glazed door to…

5.3m x 5.3m
This triple aspect room is spacious and light whilst retaining many character features including a feature fireplace fitted with a Clearview woodburner on a slate hearth with display recess to one side, exposed pegged studwork and beams, and window seats to all three windows. Under stairs cupboard. Double glazed doors to…

5.3m x 3.4m
Another characterful room with Minster open fireplace, exposed beams and a window with window seat. Opening to…

3.4m x 3.2m
Double room with exposed timbers and window again overlooking garden and views over the surrounding countryside. Access to roof space.

Recently refurbished with white suite with double ended bath and wall-mounted taps. Tiled shower cubicle with glass screen. WC. Twin wash basins mounted on solid oak vanity unit providing generous storage. Exposed cruck frame and timber. Heated and lit double mirror with electric shaver point. Centrally heated towel rail. Wide sill to window with views over the garden and countryside. Tiled floor with underfloor heating.

The tranquil South-facing gardens are a lovely feature of this property, with all-day sunshine and fabulous views in all directions to surrounding rolling countryside. A flagstone patio leads up to a number of lawned areas with flower and shrub borders, through to an orchard with a range of apple and damson trees. A two-roomed studio/office with power and light can be found in the orchard. There is additionally a driveway offering parking for several vehicles to the front and a double garage with power and light. Planning permission with Listed Building Consent has recently been granted for a 3m x 4m timber summerhouse situated on the top terrace of the garden to make the most of the spectacular views down the valley.

6.1m x 3.5m
This high quality extension added by the current owners offers a thoroughly modern family space which blends well with the character of the original house. A green oak frame with full height double glazed windows and a part-glazed oak stable door houses a high-spec German Hacker solid fitted kitchen and a range of integrated appliances including Neff extra wide five-ring induction hob with concealed extractor over, Neff combination fan-assisted oven and grill, Neff combination oven, grill and microwave, and Neff dishwasher. There is an extensive range of soft close floor and wall mounted units including two wide sets of pull-out pan drawers and a full height larder unit with four pull-out shelves, and a centre island with breakfast bar, all with crystal quartz worktops. Inset Blanco granite sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for American-style fridge-freezer. Underfloor heating to the tiled floor. An offshoot with full height South and East facing glazing offers a l (truncated)

Floor and wall mounted cupboards. Space and plumbing for washing machine and space for one further appliance. Tiled floor. Full height storage cupboard. Door to…

With WC and wash hand basin. White suite. Double glazed window.

Exposed cruck frame and timbers and doors to all bedrooms and the family bathroom.

8.2m x 3.5m
This is a spectacular dual-aspect room with three double-glazed oak windows and vaulted ceilings formed by the green-oak cruck frame, offering a dressing area and seating area. Door to…

A luxurious en-suite with large walk-in fully-tiled shower, twin basins mounted on a solid oak vanity unit offering generous storage, and WC. Heated towel rail, extractor fan and a heated and lit mirror with electric shaver point. Tiled floor with underfloor heating.

4.1m x 3.3m
A generous double with a range of built-in wardrobes offering hanging space and shelving. Exposed timbers and a window overlooking the garden with views beyond over the Teign Valley.

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16 July 2016

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