The property sits in the heart of the pretty Burn Valley. The village of Bickleigh is close by, with its well-regarded primary school, church and renowned public house.
The nearby market town of Tiverton offers a wide variety of amenities including both private and state schooling. There is easy access to Junction 27 of the M5 motorway, alongside which lies Tiverton Parkway railway station.DESCRIPTION
Little Dorweeke Farm has been sympathetically modernised over time to create a fantastic family home and is believed to date from the 1400's. Offering extensive and flexible accommodation throughout, the property has retained much of its period charm, with some excellent exposed timber work.
The superb formal garden has featured as part of the National Garden Scheme. There is opportunity for further accommodation in the outbuildings, subject to the necessary consents.ACCOMMODATION
On the ground floor is a double aspect dining room, a drawing room with a plank and muntin screen and inglenook fireplace with a wood burner, and a sitting room, also with a wood burner. The hub of the house is the large family kitchen, with slate flooring and French doors lead to a patio seating area. The kitchen is fitted with a range of bespoke handmade farmhouse style units with a central island, integrated dishwasher, space for an American style fridge freezer, microwave, Butler sink and space for a Rangemaster. Also on the ground floor is a large utility room and a cloakroom.
There are six double bedrooms on the first floor, including the master bedroom which has an en suite shower room and lovely views of the gardens. There are also two family bathrooms. A large central landing is currently used as an additional seating area, with a high vaulted ceiling and an inglenook fireplace.GARDENS & GROUNDS
The exceptional formal garden complements the property perfectly, benefitting from an array of mature shrubs and bedding plants. The river Burn runs through the garden, with a small footbridge crossing. The natural spring-fed pond is surrounded by an established gunnera manicata. There is also a more formal koi pond, two greenhouses and a potting shed. An orchard is planted with apple, pear, mulberry and plum trees, along with a productive vegetable patch and fruit cage.
There is parking at the property for multiple vehicles, as well as a tennis court and adjacent summerhouse. There is also a 10ft x 20ft solar panel heated swimming pool.
To the south of the property are two large pasture paddocks, both with separate road access. Across the lane is an additional paddock with river frontage and a stable block. In total the property has 15.23 acres.OUTBUILDINGS
Beside the property is a two-storey outbuilding, with a large open plan room on the first floor. On the ground floor is a double garage, carport, studio and workshop. There is potential to create additional accommodation using this outbuilding, subject to the necessary consents. Additionally, there is a large agricultural building with lighting and power, a stable block with a hay store, and a pool house.SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. LPG heating. Private drainage.VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment with the agents please.DIRECTIONS
From Tiverton, proceed on the A396 towards Exeter, passing through the village of Bickleigh. After approximately 5 miles turn left signposted to Butterleigh and proceed up the lane adjacent to the Burn River. After 1 mile take the first right and the property is the first house on the right.