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Thorverton, Exeter, Devon, EX5
Guide price £395,000 | 3 bedrooms | 0.1 acres

Property features

• Elevated in the heart of Thorverton
• Grade II Listed thatched cottage
• Unique layout of accommodation
• Over 1,400sq ft
• Charming cottage gardens
• Double garage

A charming Grade II Listed thatched cottage in the heart of a picturesque village. 2 reception rooms, 3 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom. Double garage. Gardens.
 
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 Davids 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
Ye Olde Pounde is a charming Grade II Listed thatched cottage situated in an elevated position. This unique property is in need of updating but offers a warm and inviting home with characterful features such as a stone fireplace and exposed beams.

ACCOMMODATION
A thatched storm porch opens to a small inner hall with stairs to the first floor. To the right is a generous sitting room with a front aspect and a feature stone fireplace. Off the sitting room is the dining room which has a dual aspect with garden views and an exposed ceiling beam. To the left of the inner hall is the kitchen/breakfast room with a dual aspect, an array of matching base and wall units, electric hob, oven and space for appliances. A rear entrance hall provides access to a delightful courtyard, storage cupboard and cloakroom. Completing the ground floor is a generous utility room with fitted cupboards and sink.
 
The first floor landing has a storage cupboard and a side aspect looking down through the village. Bedroom 2 has a front aspect. The potential 3rd bedroom has a front aspect and is used as a walk through to bedroom 1, which is a good size double with a dual aspect. The family bathroom provides a shower cubicle, bath, wc and basin.

OUTSIDE
The property is surrounded by delightful cottage gardens with established flowerbeds, areas of lawn and perimeter hedging. From the road, a pedestrian gate leads up to the thatched storm porch. To the rear of the cottage is a paved patio area and a covered store with a further gate leading down to the road to a splay which owners have used for parking. A rear gate and steps lead down to the double garage, which has power and light with an electric up-and-over door.

SERVICES
All mains services are connected. Gas-fired central heating.

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, up through Bullen Street, where the property is located in an elevated position where the road forks.
 

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