Beautiful rural setting
Two bedroom annexe
Rocombe Thatch is a delightful stone and cob three bedroom cottage providing light-filled accommodation arranged over two floors, with a separate detached green oak two bedroom annexe extending to over 700 sq. ft. The annexe provides excellent potential for use either as a holiday let or for self-contained accommodation for guests or additional family members.
The ground floor accommodation is accessed from a welcoming entrance hall and briefly comprises a generous-size triple aspect sitting room with a wood burner and French doors to the gardens; a rear aspect snug with a fireplace; plus a spacious dual-aspect kitchen/dining room with a tiled floor, a range units with modern integrated appliances, a large beamed farmhouse-style dining area and garden access. The first floor accommodation comprises a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom, two further well-proportioned bedrooms and a large family bathroom with a separate walk-in shower.
The detached green oak annexe has a fitted kitchen and a bedroom with an en suite shower room on the ground floor. There is a first floor sitting room with French doors to a raised decked terrace, with lovely views of the surrounding landscape, and a second bedroom with an en suite bathroom.
Nestled in the hamlet of Middle Rocombe, Rocombe Thatch enjoys an idyllic location in the picturesque Rocombe Valley, near to the neighbouring villages of Combeinteignhead and Stokeinteignhead. Stokeinteignhead is an attractive village in the rolling Devon landscape with a strong village community, offering a good selection of day-to-day amenities including a country inn, village hall, shop, historic church and popular primary school. Carp ponds next to the property can be fished with locally-available permits. Located in a conservation area, the surrounding network of bridleways and tracks makes this a popular area for walking and horse riding, while the sandy beaches and boating facilities of Shaldon, Teignmouth, Torbay and Torquay all are within a few miles.
The cathedral city of Exeter, approximately 19.4 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West. The city offers a wealth of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a variety of good shopping including John Lewis, Waitrose and many restaurants. A number of primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard School, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best universities in the country.
Communications links are excellent: the Penn Inn roundabout at nearby Newton Abbot offers immediate access to the South Devon highway and a fast link to Exeter and the M5 via the A380. Newton Abbot station offers regular trains to central London, while Exeter International Airport offers daily flights to London City Airport. The area provides a good range of state education including Stokeinteignhead School, Mayfield School and Torquay’s renowned Grammar schools. There is a selection of established independent schools including Abbey, EF Academy and Trinity.
The house is accessed via twin gates and a drive that offers private parking for multiple vehicles. The lovely, enclosed mature gardens are laid mainly to lawn bordered by mature shrubs and trees and feature a small fenced pond area with a stream running by the side of the property, together with terrace and seating areas which provide the ideal space for enjoying the views, al fresco dining and entertaining. An external games room, with an adjoining tool shed and a large workshop/gararge, provides potential for a variety of uses.