A wonderful detached Grade II Listed farmhouse in a tranquil location within the Exe Valley.
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Believed to date from the 15th or 16th century, Greenslinch Farm is a part-rendered cob and stone family home offering over 3,200 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation. The property is presented to an excellent standard and has recently been extensively renovated throughout. There are many retained character features including double glazed casement windows, exposed beams and open fires.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming through dining room with flagstone flooring and includes a large sitting room with a fireplace and wood burner, window seating and an original oak newel staircase to the principal bedroom, reportedly mentioned in the Domesday Book. There is also a good size double aspect family room with another wood burner, and a well-proportioned study with appealing exposed wooden flooring. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with flagstone flooring, a range of stylish fitted units including a central island, a Heritage Range cooker and a separate fitted utility room.
On the first floor, Greenslinch Farm offers a stunning principal bedroom with a high vaulted ceiling, extensive built-in storage, window seating and a very well-presented en suite bathroom with twin basins, a freestanding bath and modern double shower. There are also four further double bedrooms and a contemporary family shower room.
This property has 1 acres of land.
Greenslinch Farm has the benefit of a well-maintained garden measuring approximately an acre. There are spacious lawned areas to the south and west of the house, interspersed with gravel paths and mature shrubs. The garden features a swimming pool with a paved surround and covered poolside seating areas, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. There are also three barns, one currently used as a gym, suitable for a variety of uses.
The pretty village of Silverton is just 1.4 miles away. The village has a pre-school, primary school, post office, church, two public houses, including the renowned Lamb Inn, and a village store. The Exe Valley Farm Shop is also nearby. Opportunities for outdoor pursuits are endless: the National Trust Estate of Killerton House is within easy reach, as are the beautiful East, North and South Devon coastlines, and the rugged splendour of the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks.
The popular village of Bickleigh is 5 miles away, benefitting from a well-regarded primary school, a church, two inns and Bickleigh Mill, a popular restaurant and shopping destination. Nearby Tiverton is also just 9 miles away, with schools for all ages including the well-respected Blundells School and Preparatory School, for which Greenslinch Farm is within the 10 mile reduced fee catchment area. Tiverton has a good range of shopping facilities with a market twice a week.
The cathedral city of Exeter, approximately 8.5 miles away, is the most thriving city in the county and offers a wide choice of cultural activities including theatres, the RAMM museum, an arts centre and a wealth of good restaurants and shopping such as John Lewis and a Waitrose supermarket. There are several primary and secondary schools, both state and independent, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the leading universities in the country.
The M5 motorway provides links to the A38 to Plymouth and Cornwall, the A30 to the South and Bristol and London to the North and East. There are frequent rail services from Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St. David's to London Paddington from just over two hours, whilst Exeter International Airport offers a number of domestic and international flights.
From Exeter take the A396 Exe valley road towards Tiverton. After the village of Rewe take the 3rd turning on the right signposted Silverton (Upexe Road). In the village centre take the 2nd exit at the roundabout and follow this road for 0.7 mile. Take the left hand turn and after 0.4 of a mile take the next left. Follow this road and the drive for Greenslinch Farm can be found between the cottage and the signposted drive for Greenslinch Barton.Read all
- Approximately an acre
- Beautifully presented accommodation
- Rural position just 8.5 miles from Exeter
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