Cove, Tiverton


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  • Bedrooms: 5
An impressive period home in a glorious rural location with superb views. This handsome former vicarage is not listed and benefits from 5 double bedrooms, 4 reception rooms, mature gardens and a new double garage.


The property is situated in the village of Cove, which benefits from a village hall and a popular garden centre. The nearby small town of Bampton offers a generous range of facilities including schooling, a doctors' surgery, individual shops, public houses and restaurants. The popular Exmoor National Park is not far, with its rugged countryside and splendid wildlife.

Tiverton, an old market town, has a good range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities including a modern district hospital, 18-hole golf course, and sports centre. There are schools for all ages including Blundell's School, which offers discounts to local pupils. Junction 27 of the M5 is approximately 7 miles distant from Tiverton, alongside which lies Tiverton Parkway Station.


The Old Vicarage is an impressive detached property which has been improved over time creating a contemporary substantial family home in a glorious rural setting. Set in mature gardens of over 3/4 of an acre, the property has retained many characteristics synonymous with properties of its type, with high ceilings and spacious rooms along with many period features.


The accommodation of the property is spacious and extensive. The ground floor comprises four reception rooms: a sitting room, dining room, breakfast room and snug/study. The sitting and dining rooms both benefit from working fireplaces, and a wonderful outlook over the garden and surrounding countryside. They also have period features such as picture rails, alcove storage, and in the dining room, a large bay window. The kitchen has a range of wall and floor fitted units with granite worktops as well as a central island. There is a traditional-style oil fired AGA within the fireplace with a slate hearth. From the kitchen, there is a boot room and pantry with further storage and rear door, plus a separate utility area. From the entrance hall, there is a cloakroom.

On the first floor are five bedrooms, all double in size. The bedrooms to the rear of the property enjoy fantastic rural views over the surrounding countryside. Bedroom 1 benefits from considerable built in storage with a feature cast iron fireplace, and bedrooms 2-4 also benefit from convenient built in storage. There is a family shower room featuring a shower cubicle, heated towel rail, wash hand basin and WC, as well as a newly fitted family bathroom consisting of a shower over bath, wash hand basin and WC. Both the shower room and bathroom benefit from under floor heating. From the landing, there are stairs leading to the large loft room with extensive storage space.


There are double wrought iron gates between stone pillars which lead to a large parking area, with the driveway continuing down to a brand new double garage with electric doors, power and lighting.

The gardens wrap around the property, with an abundance of mature trees, shrubs and bedding plants. The garden is predominantly lawn, with a stone patio area with an outlook across the surrounding countryside. To the west of the garden is a small orchard with an array of apple and plum trees as well as a large storage shed.


Mains water and electricity, private drainage, oil fired central heating.


Strictly by appointment with the agents please.


From Tiverton, proceed on the A396 towards Bampton. After approximately 4 miles you will reach the village of Cove, take the first right onto Cove Hill signposted to the Village Hall. Proceed for a half a mile, turning right to stay on Cove Hill and after 150 yards the property can be found on the right.

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Stags - Tiverton

19 Bampton Street, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6AA

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