A spacious family home with approximately flexible accommodation, stables and approx. 2.19 acres.
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Raddon House is a spacious family home providing approximately 2,672 sq. ft. of accommodation. Thought to date from the early 1800s, the house has retained many appealing period features including beams, fireplaces and exposed stonework. The layout is flexible, with three reception rooms on the ground floor.
There is a large open plan family room/dining room featuring parquet flooring, two inglenook fireplaces, (one with a bread oven) and a wood burning stove. The kitchen is separated from the dining room by two brick pillars and low fitted bookshelves. This double aspect room has a range of traditional wooden units, as well as a four oven oil-fired AGA. There is an adjacent utility room which provides further storage space, as well as a boot room, cloakroom and study with a door leading to the integral garage. Completing the ground floor is a double aspect sitting room, benefitting from south-facing views of the surrounding countryside, as well as an open fireplace.
Upstairs, there are five bedrooms. The dual aspect master bedroom is spacious, with lovely views, fitted storage and an en suite bathroom. There are four further well-proportioned bedrooms, bedroom two benefitting from a large walk-in wardrobe, and the front-facing bedrooms with appealing countryside views. A large shower room services these bedrooms.
This property has 2.19 acres of land.
In total, the gardens and land at Raddon House measure approximately 2.19 acres. Private parking is provided on the drive in front of the integral garage. There is a large front garden with a terrace which provides the perfect space for al fresco dining whilst enjoying the countryside views. Patio doors open out onto the terrace from the family room/dining room. To the side of the house is a walled, south-facing lawned garden, featuring a fenced vegetable garden with a shed.
Across the road from the house is a level, well fenced paddock measuring approximately 1.95 acres. There are three stables with power and water connected.
At the rear of the house is a courtyard area. There is lapsed planning permission for a two storey extension to the rear of the house in the courtyard (planning ref. 04/01514/FULL). Further information is available from the vendor's agent.
The pretty village of Thorverton is extremely popular and has a thriving community, set amidst beautiful mid-Devon countryside. The village has an annual art festival, and a country fair, a cricket club, a church, village shop and Post Office, farm shop, village primary school, pre-school, village hall and two well-regarded pubs. Thorverton is within the reduced-fee catchment area for Blundell's School.
The pretty village of Silverton is just 3.2 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. Opportunities for outdoor pursuits are endless: the National Trust Estate of Killerton House is close by, as are the beautiful East, North and South Devon coastlines, and the rugged splendour of the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks.
Exeter, approximately 6.7 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good restaurants and shopping, including John Lewis and Waitrose. Many well-regarded schools can be found in Exeter, including Exeter School and The Maynard, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best universities in the country.
Communication links are excellent; the M5 motorway provides links to the A38 to Plymouth, or the A30 to Cornwall to the South, and Bristol and London to the north and east. Regular rail services run from Exeter St. Davids (approximately 6 miles from the property) to London Paddington, taking just over two hours. Exeter International Airport provides a number of domestic and international flights.
From Exeter: Take the A396 north towards Tiverton. Pass through Stoke Canon and Rewe. Shortly after the car sales garage turn left towards Thorverton just before the Ruffwell Inn. Follow the road into the village, passing the Thorverton Arms on your left. Carry on up Bullen Street past the Exeter Inn on your left. At the end of the road take the left fork and then turn immediately right (there is a little signpost for Raddon). After about 500m Raddon House is the white house on your right near the road.
From the M5: Leave at J27 and take the A361 for Tiverton. Take the exit for Tiverton on the A396 and follow signs to Bickleigh. Go over the bridge at Bickleigh and continue towards Exeter. After 4 miles turn right just pass the Ruffwell Inn and follow the directions above.Read all
- Approximately 2,672 sq. ft. of living space
- Approximately 2.19 acres
- Five bedrooms
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