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Silverton, Silverton, EX5

Offers in excess of £375,000

3 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: EXE180189

Delightful cottage in popular village


A pretty, listed, 19th century thatched cottage with many period features and large walled garden in the centre of the village • Hall • Sitting room/dining room • Kitchen/breakfast room • Utility room • 3 bedrooms • Shower room • Bathroom • Courtyard • Walled garden Location Silverton is a most attractive and popular typical Devon village in the heart of the rolling farmland of mid Devon, above the Exe Valley, between the University and Cathedral City of Exeter and the town of Tiverton. The village is centred around the market square and contains many attractive period houses and cottages, many of which are thatched and there is an active community with a range of local facilities including 2 pubs, Spar store with butcher's shop and post office, hairdresser, doctors' surgery and church dating back to the 14th century. On the first Saturday in August the village holds a popular street market and, although away from main roads, it is within very easy reach of Exeter. Communications There is very easy access from Silverton, via the A396 Exe Valley road, to Exeter, where there are railway stations with mainline connections to London (Paddington and Waterloo) and an international airport. There is access onto the M5 motorway at Cullompton (Junction 28) or Exeter. Distances (approximate) Exeter 9 miles Tiverton 7.5 miles The Property • Delightful thatched cottage of considerable character in the centre of the village • Listed as being of architectural or historical interest, Grade II and stated as being a detached house, mid 19th century, although the house is in fact attached to the neighbouring property at the rear corner • Well presented accommodation with many period features and including open plan sitting room/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and 3 bedrooms • Enclosed rear courtyard leading to large walled garden to the rear • Walking distance of all the village amenities From the village street the front door opens to the hall with slate flagged floor, fitted bench seat and part glazed door to the sitting room/dining room which has a stone fireplace with wooden beam, built in window seat, exposed beams and stanchion and a door leading through an elm screen to the kitchen/breakfast room incorporating dining area with fitted cupboards, built in window seat, kitchen with fitted base and wall cupboards, wooden worktops, sink and drainer and 4 oven gas fired Aga. The door from the kitchen leads into the utility room with double sink and drainer, fitted cupboards and worktop, plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine and back door to courtyard and garden. From the hall, the turned staircase rises past further fitted cupboards to a door to the landing with airing cupboard, bathroom having bath with shower fitment, wash basin and w.c., bedroom 3 with fireplace with cast iron grate and bedroom 2 with door into bedroom 1, having wood panelling and dado rail and a door to the rear landing with built in cupboard, staircase down to the utility room and door to the shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin, w.c. and built in cupboard. From the road a driveway leads past the side of the house via a 5 bar gate to a gravel enclosed courtyard to the rear, incorporating a covered storage area. Beyond the yard is a delightful walled garden with lawn, plant borders, trees, including apple and magnolia and a part gravel, part paved terrace area with BBQ/fireplace built into the wall and further plants, shrubs and trees, including a fig. Within the gardens there is a timber potting shed and vegetable garden area. Services Mains gas, water, drainage and electricity. Gas fired heating.