A charming Grade II Listed detached character property set in gardens of approaching an acre, in a delightful rural location. 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 bedrooms, bathroom. Stables and outbuildings. 0.87 acres.
Trowdon is set in an attractive rural location close to the desirable village of Whimple, which has a range of local facilities including two pubs, primary school, post office/shop and a railway station on the London Waterloo line. Ottery St Mary (3 miles) has a wide range of shops as well as the well-respected Kings School. The market town of Honiton (10 miles) has a wider range of facilities along with a sports centre/swimming pool and golf club. The cathedral and university city of Exeter (11 miles) has a range of facilities befitting a centre of its importance. The M5 can be accessed at Junction 29 at Exeter or Junction 28 at Cullompton. The Jurassic south coast is at Sidmouth, about 12 miles.INTRODUCTION
The property is a delightful Grade II Listed detached property believed to date from around 1800, set in a peaceful location. The property has a number of original features typical of a property from this era. There has been a renovation and extension to the property which now offers spacious and comfortable living accommodation. The house is constructed of local volcanic stone under a hipped slate roof.ACCOMMODATION
Stone porch with door to entrance hall. Sitting room with side aspect with wood burner in brick fireplace. The kitchen has hardwood worktops and cupboards below, Belfast sink, electric oven with hob and an oil-fired Agathermic. Tiled floor. Off the kitchen is a utility room with hardwood worktop with cupboards below, plumbing for washing machine and dryer and space for a large fridge freezer. Side entrance hall currently used as a study area plus door to garden. Cloakroom. Spacious lounge enjoying the same aspect as the sitting room, with a brick fireplace, built-in storage and door to the stairs. A few years ago a wonderful summer room was added. It has parquet flooring and sliding doors leading out to the main garden plus four velux windows making it a particularly bright living area.
On the first floor, off the landing, bedroom 2 is dual aspect with extensive wardrobes and enjoys far reaching country views to both sides. Bedroom 1 is a good sized double with a side aspect while bedroom 3 faces west and is also double in size. The bathroom has a large bath with fitted shower, wc and basin, plus attractive views.THE GROUNDS
A gravel drive leads from the bottom of the garden up to the house where there is a second access to the road plus extensive parking. The property has attractive gardens to the rear and side of the house. The front area has lawns, shrubs and mature trees. Range of buildings used for stables and storage, three of them 15' x 12' each plus one of 23' x 12'. Additional concrete block building 28' x 14' plus further shed 12' x 12'. Summerhouse and paved area at rear of the house. Overall 0.87 of an acre.SERVICES
Private drainage. Mains water. Mains electricity. Oil-fired central heating.DIRECTIONS
From Exeter proceed in an easterly direction on Pinhoe road. Follow the signs to Pinhoe and proceed straight ahead through Westclyst towards Broadclyst. Take the right hand turning to Dog village and instead of following the road around to the right, turn left and follow the signs to Whimple. After 2.5 miles the property can be found on the right.