A well-presented detached house set on a sizeable plot in Christow.
The Old Orchard is a well-presented family home, offering almost 2,500 sq. ft. of bright, flexible accommodation. At the heart of the ground floor is a welcoming reception hall with a galleried landing. The ground floor comprises a spacious dual-aspect sitting room with a feature fireplace, a well-proportioned dual aspect living room and a triple aspect kitchen/dining room. The kitchen offers a breakfast bar and modern integrated appliances, while the dining area features a bay window and patio doors to the gardens. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a utility room, a bedroom and a downstairs shower room.
On the first floor, the property offers a spacious dual-aspect master bedroom with built-in storage, as well as three further bedrooms, all serviced by a family bathroom.
The property is accessed via a five bar gate that leads to a large forecourt, offering private parking for multiple vehicles, and to the double integral garage with a useful store room. The Old Orchards attractive and well-maintained gardens surround the property and are laid mainly to lawn, interspersed with well-stocked flowerbeds. The gardens enjoy a good level of privacy, surrounded by mature shrubs and trees. A paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, is the ideal spot from which to admire far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside.
The Old Orchard occupies a picturesque and peaceful rural setting within the village of Christow, with far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside. Christow is a sought-after village set high in the Teign valley on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park and offers a good range of day-to-day amenities including a local shop, Post Office, church, popular public house, GP surgery, village hall, tennis courts and Christow Community primary school.
The historic city of Exeter, just over 9 miles away, boasts great business facilities together with open air markets, restaurants, cafés and wine bars. The city is well-served with a good range of leisure and cultural amenities, including theatres, museums, galleries and cinemas and substantial shopping facilities: the High Street and Princesshay retail area are mainly devoted to branches of national chains, while smaller streets off the High Street offer a range of independent shopping. There are many good primary and secondary schools in Exeter, including Exeter School and The Maynard, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best universities in the country.
Communications are excellent: the nearby A38 provides good access to major traffic routes and the M5. Exeter St. Davids station provides services to central London in as little as two hours. Exeter International Airport, which offers daily flights to London City Airport, is just 16.2 miles away.
From Exeter proceed on the B3212 towards Moretonhampstead passing through the village of Longdown. After approximately five miles, at Farrants Cross, turn left on the B3193 signposted for Christow, Bridford and Chudleigh. Proceed to the T-junction and turn left on to the Teign Valley Road, and after approximately one mile follow the signpost to Christow on the right, also signed for The Artichoke Inn. Proceed up the hill and The Old Orchard is found on the left hand side, on the corner of Village Road and Church Lane.Read all
- Popular Teign Valley location
- Approximately 1,937 sq. ft. of accommodation
- Double garage
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