4 bedroom detached house for saleSilver Street, Thorverton, Exeter, Devon
Guide Price £595,000
- Sitting room
- Breakfast room/dining room
- Studio and workshop
- Off-road parking for 4 cars
- Large, landscaped garden beside the stream
Thorverton is one of the area's most popular villages, situated in the beautiful Exe valley, a few miles to the north of the university and cathedral city of Exeter. The attractive village has an excellent selection of local facilities, including 2 pubs, primary school, church, 2 shops and post office, and regular bus services to both Exeter and Tiverton. There is a thriving local community, including a number of active clubs, including cricket and football clubs. On the River Exe there is salmon and trout fishing and in Exeter there is a full selection of cultural, shopping and recreational facilities as well as both state schools and a selection of private schools.
The surrounding area consists of typical, rolling Devon farmland with many excellent walks to be had around the network of public footpaths.
There is quick access to the south, via the A396, to Exeter where there is access onto the M5 motorway, railway stations with mainline connections to London (Paddington and Waterloo) and an international airport with regular services
to London City Airport. There is also easy access along the A396 to the north, to Tiverton and the A361, leading east to junction 27 of the M5 motorway, beside which is Tiverton Parkway station and north west to Barnstaple and the North
Exeter 8 miles
Tiverton 9 miles
Detached house built in 1991 in a convenient and attractive village location
Thoroughly and meticulously renovated and improved throughout by the current owners since 2013
Off-road parking for 4 cars
Garage building currently serving as studio and workshop
Large and beautifully landscaped gardens, with a plethora of specimen trees, shrubs and plants and bordered by the stream
Easy walking distance of all the village amenities
Easy access via A396 to both Exeter and Tiverton
From the road, the paved garden path leads to the front door beneath an open porch to the entrance hall with understairs cupboard and panelled doors to the cloakroom and sitting room, with fireplace with brick surround. From here double doors open to the open plan breakfast room/ dining room, including the breakfast area with tiled floor, fitted wood fronted base and wall cupboards with tiled worktops and breakfast bar and dining area with glazed double doors opening to the conservatory, which is fully double glazed and with glazed door to the gardens.
From the breakfast room/dining room a further door opens to the kitchen with fitted wood fronted cupboards with tiled worktops and including sink and drainer, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, oven and 4-ring gas hob, with back
From the hall the turned staircase rises to the landing with airing cupboard and panelled doors to the principal suite, with bedroom having fitted wardrobe cupboards and a lovely view down the garden and over the surrounding fields and
also the bathroom having bath with shower fitment, wash basin, WC and door out to landing. In addition, doors lead to bedroom 2 and also the guest suite with bedroom 3 and bathroom having bath with shower fitment, wash basin and WC.
From the landing the staircase rises to a study with skylights, under eaves storage and door to bedroom 4, also with skylight.
From the road a five-bar gate opens to the entrance driveway and gravel parking area for 4 cars and also a paved courtyard area beside which is the detached garage building now serving as workshop and studio with loft space and
cupboard housing hot water tank and gas fired boiler. There is a paved walkway covered by a veranda from the kitchen door to the studio.
The beautiful, large, landscaped gardens are a particular feature of the property. Created by the current owners over the last 3 years and with a plethora of specimen trees, shrubs and plants and providing colour all year round.
A glazed door from the conservatory and path from the courtyard and driveway lead to the level lawn with fine central birch tree and fringed by colourful and well stocked plant borders. There are apple trees at the end of this part of the garden
and, beyond, a path leads through a Japanese garden down to the lower garden with an ornamental pond encouraging water loving plants and surrounded by further lawns, interspersed and edged by ornamental trees and shrubs.
All around the edge of the gardens flows a fast flowing stream, the sound of running water adding greatly to the ambience of the gardens and even kingfishers have been seen.
To the front of the house is a small enclosed garden with lawns edged by further plant and shrub borders and climbing plants
Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.
Local Authorities: Devon County Council, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter. EX2 4QD. Tel. 01392 382 000.
Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton. EX16 6PP.
Tel. 01884 255 255.
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