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4 bedroom house for sale in Dunkeswell, Honiton, Devon, EX14

Guide price £449,950

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A beautifully designed and well-proportioned new thatched 4 bedroom house situated in the heart of the village, with a double garage and garden.

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  • Double Garage


This new build property is located right in the heart of the old village of Dunkeswell, which in turn sits in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Dunkeswell has a pretty parish church as well as several amenities including a doctor’s surgery and village shop/post office. The busy market town of Honiton lies about 5 miles to the south and is particularly well-known as an antique and book centre as well as having most of the usual multiples such as Smiths, Boots, Tesco and a variety of shops, restaurants, schools, sports centre/ swimming pool, golf club and main line rail link to London Waterloo.
Honiton has excellent communication facilities with a dual carriageway to the Cathedral City of Exeter some 22 miles to the west. Exeter has an excellent shopping centre as well as schools, sporting facilities, theatres, main line rail link to London Paddington and an international airport together with M5 access. The County Town of Taunton is approximately 16 miles to the north where direct access to the M5 can be gained. The coast at Lyme Bay is about 14 miles to the south.

The Property

A beautifully designed and well-proportioned new thatched house situated in the heart of the village, with a double garage and garden.
Thatch is a handsome, bespoke build which is a modern interpretation of some of the fine period buildings within the ‘old’ village of Dunkeswell. It offers light accommodation of great character, however has little of the upkeep and maintenance of the classic thatched cottage, as well being highly insulated and efficient, offering hardwood double glazed windows and gas (LPG) fired central heating.
It has a striking front façade with its curved wall and glazed entrance which opens into a wonderful full height, galleried hallway with beautiful oak staircase. The kitchen/dining will sit within this feature curved wall and is modern in design with floor cupboards and integrated appliances. The spacious sitting room will have a space to fit a wood burner and access, via double doors, to the gardens. There is also useful utility room and separate WC.
On the first-floor there is a superb principal bedroom with French doors onto a Juliet balcony, dressing room and en-suite shower room. The guest bedroom also benefits from an en-suite shower room, and there are two further double bedrooms and a family bath/shower room.
As Thatch is in the final stages of construction, there could be the opportunity to influence the final fittings and the decorative finish.

Thatch is approached from the road over a brick paved driveway which offers parking and gives access to the integral double garage with electric door. The garden principally lies to the south and will be hedged with laurel on the road side. It will be laid with lawn with a flagstone patio area.

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