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Thorverton, Exeter Offers in the Region Of £695,000

  • AN IMPOSING BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED DETACHED VICTORIAN FAMILY HOUSE
  • WITH WONDERFULLY SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION AND SPLENDID COUNTRYSIDE ASPECTS
  • A WEALTH OF FINE PERIOD FEATURES THROUGHOUT IN A MODEST BUT AMPLE SITE
  • INCLUDES FABULOUS SITTING ROOM, A SPLENDID DINING ROOM
  • A VAST KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM WITH OLD STOVE FIREPLACE
  • A LARGE STUDY, A BOOT ROOM/UTILITY PLUS EXTRA GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM
  • LOVELY LANDING, 4 SUPERB BEDROOMS AND A LARGE 5 PIECE BATHROOM
  • LOTS OF EASY PARKING, A 37' 0'' x 19' 0'' (11.27m x 5.79m) WORKSHOP/GARAGE, GREAT GARDENS
  • REF:DWE04963
  • EPC=E

An imposing period country house with very generously proportioned free flowing accommodation standing in a splendid location with lovely country views just about a mile from Thorverton. There are 4 terrific bedrooms, 3 fine reception rooms, 2 bathrooms etc. Outside a delightful easy to keep garden, lots of parking and a fantastic 37' 0'' x 19' 0'' (11.27m x 5.79m) workshop and garage.


Thorverton
Exeter EX5 5PN
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DWE04963

ELEGANT RECEPTION HALL

With radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. Wonderful period staircase to first floor with cupboard below. Doors to:

SITTING ROOM

16' 11'' x 16' 8'' (5.15m x 5.08m)

With period style double glazed sash window to the front aspect with original and unusual sliding shutters and panelling below. Original marble fireplace with inset wood burner on a tiled hearth. Dado rail. Original plaster moulded cornice. Television point. Radiator. Some delightful open outlooks.

DINING ROOM

18' 3'' x 15' 1'' (5.56m x 4.59m)

With dual aspect double glazed windows having original shutters and panelling below together with an unusual original slate surround fireplace with tiled insert and Victorian style fireplace. Original built-in cupboards to side. Single panel radiator. Dado rail. Picture rail. Wall light point. Door to kitchen/breakfast room.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM

15' 8'' x 9' 6'' (4.77m x 2.89m)

With tiled floor. Built-in units having granite worktops together with inset Belfast sink with hardwood drainer. Space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Excellent range of storage cupboards housing the private water treatment fitments. Window to kitchen. Further window. Half glazed door leading out to the garden. Additional appliance space. Beamed sloping ceiling. Door to:

BATHROOM

8' 3'' x 6' 2'' (2.51m x 1.88m)

With panelled bath, low level WC and pedestal wash basin. Window to side. Beamed ceiling. Tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Radiator.

GARDEN ROOM/STUDY

21' 0'' x 8' 1'' (6.40m x 2.46m)

An attractive double aspect room with a pair of glazed French doors leading out to the garden. Beamed vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. Slate tiled floor. Inset lighting. Single radiator.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/FAMILY ROOM

34' 0'' x 17' 6'' (10.36m x 5.33m)

This is a magnificent room which to all intents and purposes is the hub of the house and includes an excellent range of pine fronted traditional farmhouse style base units with cupboards and drawers and granite worktops and inset Belfast sink. Oil fired Rayburn cooker which also heats the domestic hot water supply and central heating. Built-in Neff fridge/freezer. Built-in Siemens dishwasher. Inset lighting. Two windows to the side. A huge stone fireplace with inset old bread oven. Wood burner. Telephone point. Part tiled walls. Fine Zimbabwean slate floor. Interesting display niche. Door to sitting room.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

17' 7'' overall x 12' 3'' (5.36m x 3.73m)

With window to rear from where there are some splendid dual aspect fabulous outlooks to front and rear. Elegant balustrade. Dado rail. Picture rail. Radiator.

BEDROOM 1

17' 0'' x 16' 9'' (5.18m x 5.10m)

Another wonderfully spacious room with window to front from where there are some lovely open country aspects over pasture land. Radiator. Period style cast iron fireplace with decorative wood surround. Dado rail. Telephone point. Picture rail. Television point.

BEDROOM 2

14' 0'' x 13' 10'' (4.26m x 4.21m)

Another lovely double aspect room with fine country views. Radiator. Two built-in wardrobes. Original cast iron period style Victorian fireplace with wood surround. Television point. Dado rail. Picture rail.

BEDROOM 3

17' 0'' x 13' 8'' (5.18m x 4.16m)

With two adjoining windows to side aspect. Radiator. Built-in cupboard. Original fireplace surround. Dado rail. Television point. Picture rail.

REAR LANDING

With two windows to side aspect from where there are some lovely views. Dado rail. Picture rail. Door to:

WC

With window to side. Part tiled walls. Corner wash hand basin. High level cistern WC.

BEDROOM 4

15' 0'' x 9' 0'' plus recess (4.57m x 2.74m)

With window to side. Period style cast iron fireplace. Dado rail. Single panel radiator. Television point.

BATHROOM

9' 0'' x 8' 4'' (2.74m x 2.54m)

With window to side overlooking the garden. Splendid free standing roll top bath with pillar taps and shower fitment. Pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, low level WC and fully tiled walk-in shower. Airing cupboard. Shaver socket. Fully tiled walls. Heated towel rail.

OUTSIDE

Attractive twin wooden gates at the front lead on to a gravelled parking and turning area flanked by lawns and established mature shrub borders. The gravelled drive continues on along the side of the house to a further parking and turning area and in turn to an excellent detached DOUBLE GARAGE/WORKSHOP 37' 0'' x 19' 0'' (11.27m x 5.79m) which has an electric roller door at the front, roof storage and window to side. The garage is cavity built and there may be potential for annexe conversion, subject to consents, at some time in the future (buyers should satisfy themselves as to whether this may be feasible). To the rear of the workshop there is a paved patio and sitting out area from where there are some excellent views and a few easy steps lead to a former paved area and greenhouse. The principal garden area is situated mainly to the rear of the house is principally laid to lawn with various borders and mature shrubs and trees and adjoins and has views over neighbouring farmland. Immediately adjoining the house there is a further delightful sitting out area ideal for breakfasting and in the near corner of the garden a further sitting out area and summer-house. At the far end of the garden there are some fruit trees and a greenhouse together with a former pond area.


Thorverton
Exeter EX5 5PN
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DWE04963
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