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Thorverton, Exeter, Devon, EX5
Guide price £385,000 | 3 bedrooms | 0.14 acres

Property features

• Heart of the village
• A unique Grade II Listed thatched property
• In need of full renovation
• Extensive outbuildings and courtyard

A unique Grade II Listed cottage and former shop with extensive outbuildings in the centre of this sought after village, in need of complete renovation.
 
SITUATION
The property is situated in the heart of the popular village of Thorverton in the Exe Valley, known for its unspoilt beautiful countryside. Thorverton is a thriving community with church, village shop, post office, farm shop, village school, pre-school, village hall and two pubs. It enjoys an extremely convenient location about 7 miles north of the university and cathedral city of Exeter, which has a wide range of facilities and amenities. There is good access to the M5 motorway at Junction 28 (Cullompton) which is 8 miles distant. Tiverton Parkway and St David's train stations are both within a convenient distance and provide fast trains to Waterloo and Paddington. Exeter International Airport has daily flights to London.

DESCRIPTION
A fascinating and unique Grade II Listed thatched premises, Bridge House offers a generous layout of accommodation (over 2,500sq ft) with the addition of a former shop and an array of outbuildings to the rear, set around a courtyard. The property requires full renovation offering an unusual development opportunity including potential conversion (subject to the necessary consents). The property is being market by informal tender with best and final offers by noon on Friday 7th June 2019.

ACCOMMODATION
The unusual layout of accommodation includes a former shop located in the centre of the ground floor. To the left of the shop, with a separate entrance, is a sitting room, kitchen and cold store pantry area which opens to a covered area leading to the courtyard. From the entrance hall stairs lead to the first floor and internal entrance to the shop. The former butchers shop has access from the street and rear access from the courtyard. To the right of the shop is a further reception room with a utility off the rear and further stairs to the first floor.
 
The first floor, linked by the two staircases, provides 3 bedrooms, one equipped bathroom and a further bathroom consisting only of a claw foot bath.

THE OUTBUILDINGS
Bridge House has a wonderful array of derelict barns to the rear of the property centred around the courtyard. To the right of the property is a timber gate allowing for vehicular access. The various barns are of mixed construction including stone, brick and block, predominantly open fronted with a few closed storage units.

SERVICES
Mains electricity. Mains water. Mains drainage.

DIRECTIONS
From Exeter proceed north on the A396 (the Tiverton road). Continue through Rewe turning left at The Ruffwell Inn signposted Thorverton. Follow this road to the centre of the village where the property is located beside the bridge and small village green.
 

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