Whimple, Exeter, EX5 2PE | Property for sale | Savills
4,098 sq ft(380.72 sq m)
Excess of £1,000,000(€1,174,412)

WhimpleExeter, EX5 2PE


    Key features

    • Spacious and versatile rural home with far-reaching views
    • Main house 2,286 sq ft with 3 receps, 4 beds, 3 baths (2 en suite)
    • Annexe 1,212 sq ft with kitchen/living space, 2 beds & a shower room
    • Double garage & stable block with 40m x 20m sand school
    • Landscaped gardens and paddocks extending to just over 4 acres

    Characterful detached house with adjoining annexe set in about 4 acres of garden and land, with stables, sand school and far-reaching rural views.

    About this property

    • Originally dating from the mid 1600's, Little Churchill Barn is a substantial and versatile home, of stone and rendered elevations under a slate roof. The building was originally converted in the late 1980's and has since been modernised and extended by the currently owners, to include the dining room, annexe and double garage. The property enjoys a peaceful and private setting with far-reaching rural views.

      In the main house, the accommodation extends to about 2,866 sq ft over two floors. On the ground floor there is a delightful kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, a dining room with fireplace and bi-folding doors opening onto a terrace overlooking the gardens, a reception hall with study off, staircase to the first floor and a ground floor shower room.

      The sitting room also has a fireplace and pair of French doors opening to the gardens. On the first floor, there is a principal bedrooms suite, a guest bedroom suite, two further bedrooms and a landing with airing cupboard.

      The annexe, which can be let independently, has its own access via the side of the garage, comprises a ground floor bedroom, first floor bedroom, shower room and kitchen/living space also on the first floor, with large window offering views over the land to the surrounding area.

      There is a stable block with turn out yard on the left of the drive as you approach the house and garden. The gardens and paddocks run to north and west of the house and annexe, with large areas of level lawn, terraces, a substantial parking and turning area with space for several vehicles. There is also a 40m x 20m sand school on the northern boundary.

      The double garage has a car port / tractor store to the side and there is an area of kitchen garden and further garden storage buildings, between the garage / annexe building and sand school.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    With space, views, secondary accommodation and plenty of good schools in the locality, this is a cracking family home.

    Nick JaneProperty agent

    Local information

    • Conveniently located, almost equidistant between the villages of Whimple and Broadclyst, Little Churchill Barn occupies a fine rural location with extensive rural views as far as Ashclyst Forest in the distance.
    • Whimple has excellent local amenities that include a primary school, doctors surgery, shop with Post Office, main line rail station to London Waterloo and Exeter. Whimple itself has two pubs and a first class cricket club and pitch which is used as a hugely important hub of a very social village with many “participating” activities.
    • Broadclyst also has a good selection of local amenities including a post office/village store, two public houses, a church, sports centre and social club. There is a well-regarded primary and secondary school and much of Broadclyst is owned by the National Trust Killerton Estate which has glorious landscaped gardens surrounded by parkland and an abundance of walks.
    • Ottery St. Mary, at about 4 miles away, has an interesting history, being the birthplace of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge and also St Mary's Church, described as a ‘miniature Exeter Cathedral'. The town has an excellent range of amenities, including a Sainsbury's supermarket, selection of independent shops, medical centre and popular secondary school, The King's School.
    • Exeter is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural resources, theatres, art centers and museums. There are a variety of excellent state and private schools for both primary and secondary level, including St Leonard's primary school, Exeter School, The Maynard School and the Cathedral School, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country.
    • Communications are excellent, the M5 and A30 being very easily accessible. Whimple has its own small mainline railway station en route between Exeter and London Waterloo; Exeter also provides a mainline service to London Paddington and benefits from an international airport.

    Additional information

    • SERVICES: Mains water and electricity. Private Drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Broadband connected.
    • VIEWINGS: Strictly by prior appointment with Savills or their joint agents.
    • FIXTURES & FITINGS: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments, etc. are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.
    • IMPORTANT NOTICE: Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:
    • 1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
    • 2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, images and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
    • Directions: Directions: what3words https://w3w.co/grass.dumpling.nitrogen Whimple about 2.3 miles, Broadclyst about 2.7 miles, Ottery St. Mary about 6 miles, Exeter about 8 miles.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F