4 bedroom detached house for sale

Thorverton, Exeter, Devon

Guide Price £825,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Approximately 2,362 sq. ft.
  • About an acre of gardens
  • Garage and parking
  • Beautifully presented

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Hannabusses is a delightful thatched property, believed to date back to the 17th century, with beautifully presented gardens and four double bedrooms, set in a rural position just outside the village of Thorverton. The house offers comfortable accommodation which has been presented to a high standard, while retaining a number of original features, including exposed timber beams and original fireplaces.

On the ground floor is a well-proportioned sitting room, with a large stone fireplace and original timber lintel, fitted with a wood burning stove. There is a formal dining room and a well-equipped kitchen, with an AGA, granite worktops and plenty of storage space provided in attractive wooden units. Adjoining the kitchen there is a family room, with access to the utility room, storeroom and downstairs shower room. Upstairs, there are four double bedrooms, with the master bedroom benefitting from an en suite shower room and a dressing room area with fitted storage. There is also a family bathroom with an over-bath shower.

Hannabusses is located on the outskirts of the popular village of Thorverton, in a peaceful rural position. The village has a thriving community, an annual art festival, and a country fair, a cricket club, a church, village shop and Post Office, farm shop, village primary school, pre-school, village hall and two well-regarded pubs. Further facilities are available in Bickleigh, which is approximately 2 miles away. Bickleigh has a well-regarded primary school, church, vineyard, The Fisherman’s Cot Inn and Bickleigh Mill, a popular restaurant and shopping destination.

Tiverton, approximately 5.5 miles away, has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities including a number of supermarkets, banks, a hospital, leisure centre and 18-hole golf course. There are schools for all ages including the well-regarded Blundell’s School and Preparatory School, for which Hannabusses is within the 10 mile reduced fee catchment area. Tiverton Parkway station provides regular services to London Paddington in a little over 2 hours.

Exeter, approximately 6.7 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping and restaurants including John Lewis. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best universities in the country. Exeter International Airport provides an ever-increasing number of domestic and international flights including daily flights to London City Airport.

The gardens at Hannabusses extend to approximately an acre in total and are beautifully landscaped, featuring a wide variety of all-seasons planting. Vehicular access is to the side of the house, where there is a parking area and access to the garage. The front aspect of the property and the gardens face south, welcoming plenty of sunlight throughout the day, with the extensive gardens featuring rolling lawns, beautifully presented flowerbeds and features, including a gazebo, paved and gravel terrace areas. There is a stream, fed by a natural spring, that runs through the garden under a wooden bridge to an appealing wildlife pond. Another stream also runs along the western boundary. A wonderful summerhouse is within the grounds, which has beeen recently refurbished to a high standard, and provides the ideal space for al fresco dining and entertaining. There is also a heated greenhouse and a log store. Lovely views can be appreciated from much of the garden.


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Added on Rightmove:
02 January 2020

Nearest stations

  • Newton St. Cyres (3.0 mi)
  • Crediton (5.1 mi)
  • Pinhoe (5.6 mi)
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24 Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1PR

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Nearest stations

  • Newton St. Cyres (3.0 mi)
  • Crediton (5.1 mi)
  • Pinhoe (5.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Strutt & Parker, Exeter

24 Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1PR

01392 799092 Local call rate

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