Offers in the region of £395,000 | 4 Bedrooms
A very appealing, beautifully presented and meticulously restored 4 bedroom, 3 reception room Grade II listed village cottage occupying a delightful position close to the centre of the old part of the village and with delightful outlooks over the village green together with the benefit of very well proportioned accommodation which is full of character and style and which has been carefully combined with superb modern and contemporary styling especially in the fabulous kitchen/breakfast room and bathrooms. Formerly 2 cottages which were joined to create one superb home, the accommodation is both spacious and flexible and has the added benefit of a fantastic workroom/study and workshop. This is a totally unique cottage which would suit a variety of buyers.
This lovely cottage is set in an excellent level position nestling close to the centre of the village of Thorverton, with delightful outlooks directly over the village green and within walking distance of all the local village amenities with churches, inns, a good local village shop and farm shop a short drive up the road. There is a very good village primary school, a good cricket club, an excellent village hall and other social clubs.
A wider range of shopping facilities are available in the historic town of Tiverton, approximately seven miles to the north, with a Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Morrisons supermarket.
The cathedral city and county city of Exeter is an easy commute being about eight 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, cafes and restaurants with open piazzas, St Davids Railway Station (with mainline London Paddington link).
The house is well placed for a number of good schools. There is an excellent primary school in the village itself. Blundell's School for boys and girls is situated at Tiverton and in Exeter the independent schools are Exeter School (boys and girls), The Maynard School (girls).
DIRECTIONS From Exeter City Centre, exit the city on the A377 Cowley Bridge Road to Cowley Bridge roundabout. Proceed straight over onto the A396 towards Tiverton for approximately 7 miles where you will see the Ruffwell Inn on the left hand side. Turn left here and continue towards Thorverton village over the bridge spanning the River Exe, past the cricket pitch on the left and continue for about half a mile continuing into the village and the cottage being sold will be found to the right overlooking the Village green.
This is a fantastic and extremely rare opportunity to purchase a superbly restored and extended Grade II Listed C18th village cottage meticulously renovated and maintained. The property is full of charm and character with numerous features all of which have been skillfully blended with quality modern attributes for contemporary luxury. Of particular note are the very pretty fireplaces in the sitting room, dining room and snug, the wonderful old doors and lovely period staircases together with the fabulous bespoke InToto kitchen with its modern contemporary styling, extensive units and Silestone work tops, together with an array of built in Neff appliances and wonderful travertine tiled flooring with electric zoned under-floor heating
Originally two separate cottages the accommodation has been very skillfully combined so as to flow beautifully straight from the entrance lobby where there are doors into a lovely sitting room with its pretty fireplace and also to the dining room which has stairs rising to the first floor and an opening through to the superb kitchen/breakfast room, beyond here there are twin sliding doors out to a large utility area and a WC as well as access to a fantastic workshop and separate stairs to an office or hobbies room (this room could also be used as an ancillary bedroom if needed). From the breakfast room a door leads to the lovely snug which has lots of exposed timber work and old fireplace as well as another staircase to the first floor. As this was originally two cottage there are two staircases leading to the 4 lovely bedrooms, a dressing room, a fine shower room and fabulous very well appointed 4 piece bathroom both with electric underfloor heating.
The attention to detail at this property is instantly evident on inspection and from top to bottom has been meticulously restored and maintained by the present owners, even the loft space is now a superbly usable space, well insulated and boarded together with electric points and proper wooden pull down ladder access (the agents have a detailed list of works supplied to them by the owners).
Outside, there is a small courtyard area at the rear which is a real suntrap and suits sitting out and the occasional barbecue. There is an opportunity to be inventive with pots, plants and produce and there is no formal garden or grass to mow!
Sitting Room 16' 0'' (max) x 14' 0'' (max) (4.87m x 4.26m)
Dining Room 14' 1''(max) x 10' 6'' (max) (4.29m x 3.20m)
Snug 16' 0'' (max) x 14' 0'' (max) (4.87m x 4.26m)
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 27' 3'' x 10' 3'' (overall) (8.30m x 3.12m)
(Kitchen area) 14' 3'' x 10' 3'' (max) (4.34m x 3.12m)
(Breakfast Area) 13' 0'' x 10' 0'' (max) (3.96m x 3.05m)
Utility Area 14' 6'' x 7' 0'' (max) (4.42m x 2.13m)
Study/Hobbies Room 15' 8'' x 13' 6'' (max) (4.77m x 4.11m)
Workshop 15' 8'' x 13' 6'' (max approx) (4.77m x 4.11m)
First Floor Landing (L shaped)
Bedroom 1 14' 8'' x 11' 8'' (4.47m x 3.55m)
Bedroom 2 10' 9'' x 6' 3'' (3.27m x 1.90m) (irregular shape)
Bedroom 3 11' 0'' x 9' 2'' (3.35m x 2.79m)
Bedroom 4 14' 6'' x 10' 4'' (max) (4.42m x 3.15m)
Dressing room/Nursery 11' 0'' x 6' 7'' (3.35m x 2.01m)(Avge)