Thrushelton, Lewdown

4 beds | 2 baths | 2 receptions | Offers in excess of £800,000


  • A Beautifully Presented, Detached, Thatched Cottage (Not Listed)
  • No Immediate Neighbours and Situated at the End of its Own Private Lane
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Secondary Accommodation Potential
  • Large Reception Room with Inglenook Fireplace. Large Farmhouse Kitchen with Aga
  • Approximately 0.5 Acre with Separate 0.25 Acre Orchard
  • Outbuilding - Ideal for Workshop/Studio
  • Garage and Car Ports
  • Ample Parking
  • Countryside Views

A beautifully presented detached cottage, situated at the end of its own private lane, with no immediate neighbours. Large farmhouse kitchen with Aga, large receptions rooms, garden of approximately 0.5 of an acre and separate 0.25 paddock/orchard, versatile outbuilding, two carports, garage and parking. Secondary accommodation/letting potential (STP) lovely countryside views.


This fine property is situated in the quiet and peaceful hamlet of Thrushelton.
The property has no immediate neighbours and is situated at the end of its own private lane.
The hamlet has a small number of quality properties and a very pretty church, with the village of Lewdown approximately one mile away.

Lewdown is conveniently located on the former A30 between the towns of Launceston and Okehampton. It has a village shop/Post Office, village hall and cricket pavilion, public house and a primary school. St George's Church at Thrushelton is visible from the property. The towns of Tavistock, Launceston and Okehampton (approximately 12, 10 and 10 miles distant) all provide a wide range of shops, together with educational and recreational facilities. The village is very convenient for access to the A30 dual-carriageway leading to both Exeter and the M5. The cities of Exeter and Plymouth (approximately 30 and 25 miles away) with Exeter having an international airport and Plymouth having a cross channel ferry service to France and Spain.

Believed to be 17th Century, this fine detached cottage offers contemporary living while retaining many original character features. To the ground floor is a very generous kitchen/breakfast room; conservatory; utility room; dining room with Inglenook fireplace and sitting room with woodburner and an abundance of natural light. The first floor comprises four bedrooms a bathroom and shower room and adjoining the property there is a single garage with utility to the rear.

Due to the confirguration, the utility room and adjoing garage, could easily be converted to a self-contained annexe for a depenendant relative/ older children or letting potential (STP).

Outside the property to the rear is a delightful enclosed garden with an attractive outlook which adjoins the parish church and to the front a very useful outbuilding with potential for studio or office or again, potentially as ancillary accommodation / letting unit (STP).
There is a double carport attached and also additional parking. Opposite the entrance to the drive is an additional paddock of approximately 1/4 acre currently used for growing of fruit and vegetables.

An opportunity to acquire a charming detached cottage in a very peaceful location.

ACCOMMODATION:    Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances, or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.
The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:

PORCH    Bench and hanging space for boots and coats; stable door leading to:

KITCHEN 18'6" x 16'10" (5.64m x 5.13m). Slate floor, solid oak units with granite worktop. inset sink, range of cupboards and drawer units, Aga oil fired cooking range, windows to front and rear. French doors to conservatory.

CONSERVATORY/SUN LOUNGE: 20'3" x 9' (6.17m x 2.74m). Under poly-carbonate roof with access to garden.

UTILITY 11'7" x 10'8" (3.53m x 3.25m). Sink, plumbing for washing machine, oil fired boiler, units for storage access to garage.

DINING ROOM 21'10" x 11'4" (6.65m x 3.45m). Doors leading to garden, window to front, Inglenook fireplace

SITTING ROOM 18'10" x 18'2" (5.74m x 5.54m). Log burner, triple aspect, exposed ceiling timbers.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:    Staircase to first floor landing, window overlooking gardens, loft hatch, airing cupboard doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM 19'3" x 15' (5.87m x 4.57m). Triple aspect spacious room with windows overlooking the garden, front and side with views of the church and countryside, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams.

ENSUITE DRESSING ROOM    Potential to convert to en-suite if desired.

BEDROOM TWO 11'9" x 10'6" (3.58m x 3.2m). Sloping ceiling with exposed beams and window to front.

BEDROOM THREE 13'9" x 9'5" (4.2m x 2.87m). Dual aspect, exposed beams, slate window sills.

BEDROOM FOUR 9'10" x 7'2" (3m x 2.18m). Window overlooking garden.

BATHROOM    Shower over bath, hand basin, WC.

SHOWER ROOM    Walk in shower, hand basin, WC

SINGLE GARAGE 16' x 10'8" (4.88m x 3.25m). Bi fold doors, power and lighting connected.
NB. The garage and adjoining utility room could easily be converted to a self-contained annexe, if so desired (STP).

OUTBUILDING 11'11" x 16'10" (3.63m x 5.13m). Stone built, workshop/studio ideal for home working or secondary accomodation and income potenital (STP)

OUTSIDE:    To the rear is a beautiful private garden, patio for seating area outside the double doors with a generous lawn and surrounding mature borders. In addition there is a 1/4 acre orchard, planted with fruit trees and benefitting from stunning countryside views, car ports and greenhouse.

OUTGOINGS    TBC

SERVICES    Mains water, private drainage, mains electircity, oil fired central heating.

VIEWING    Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT, Okehampton Office on 01837 52371 or email: okehampton@mansbridgebalment.co.uk



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