Oak Ash and Thorn is situated in an attractive and peaceful location between twin villages East Worlington and West Worlington in the River Dart valley. There is a primary school, church and village hall in East Worlington and a thriving community.
The property is about two and half miles from the popular village of Witheridge, which has excellent day to day facilities including a post office and general store, newsagents, public house, doctors surgery, primary school and a vets.
The property is also ideally placed for access to the market towns of South Molton, about 10 miles and Tiverton, 13 miles, both towns providing an excellent range of retail, recreational and educational facilities. Approximately six miles further to the east of Tiverton is Junction 27 of the M5 (about 30 minutes) where there is also Tiverton Parkway Railway Station on the London Paddington line.DESCRIPTION
The property has a wealth of character and charm, which include an inglenook fireplace and beams. The property was formerly the local post office and telegraph office. The accommodation consists of three bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room on the first floor. On the ground floor is a spacious living/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, study/fourth bedroom and a sitting room. Outside is a particular feature with a delightful garden across the road, and just a short walk down the lane is a double garage and workshop with small paddock which borders the river.ACCOMMODATION
Door to entrance hall with exposed beams and stone, decorative moulded wall feature and stairs to first floor. The sitting room boasts a large inglenook fireplace with bread oven, concealed lighting, a fire basket and hood, window seat and large ceiling beam. Door into kitchen/breakfast room with a good range of wall and base Ashgrove Oak units, 3 tall larder units, 1½ bowl stainless steel sink, tiled splashbacks, built-in Neff dishwasher, recessed spotlights, concealed extractor hood. Part glazed door to outside. From the entrance hall there is also access to a useful study/bedroom 4 with exposed beams, and a sitting room with beautiful views, beamed ceiling, part natural stone walling, spotlights and a stable door to garden.
The first floor landing gives access to all rooms and has a useful airing cupboard. Bedroom 1 has exposed beams, areas of stone walling and wall lights. Bedrooms 2 and 3 both have exposed beams. There is a good size family bathroom with a white suite comprising a panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled wall, electric panel radiator and exposed beams. There is a separate shower room with a glazed and tiled corner cubicle with thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled walls and electric panel radiator.OUTSIDE
To the front of the cottage is a raised area of cobbled pavement, an original well and a useful attached store with double doors, power, light and plumbing. There is an enclosed garden area to the left and rear of the cottage which is adjacent to open fields and enjoys pleasant views.
Opposite the cottage is a large, gently sloping, traditional cottage garden with several seating areas enjoying fine views, lawns with well stocked beds, a productive vegetable garden and a useful brick and thatch store shed. A short walk from the property is an off road parking area and block built double garage with two timber doors, light and power, with a concrete floor, a former stable and stable door at the rear. To the rear of the garage is a small paddock which is bordered by the Little Dart river.DIRECTIONS
From Tiverton take the B3137 signposted to Witheridge. At the square in Witheridge turn left and continue on Drayford Lane, to Drayford. At the T-junction in Drayford turn right signposted East Worlington and go over the bridge. Immediately turn left signposted East Worlington. Continue for approximately half a mile until you reach the T-junction in East Worlington, turn left here, and continue past the village hall and in a short distance the property will be found on your right hand side.SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.