Gittisham, Honiton, Devon, EX14 3AJ | Property for sale | Savills
3,789 sq ft(352.01 sq m)
Guide price £1,500,000(€1,710,317)

GittishamHoniton, Devon, EX14 3AJ


    Key features

    • Large thatched period residence
    • Located within the highly sought after village of Gittisham
    • Grade II Listed
    • Wealth of finely preserved period features
    • Farmhouse kitchen, scullery and large utility boot room
    • Wonderful gardens and grounds

    Town House is a beautiful Grade II* Listed building offering a wealth of charm and preserved period features, a significant property of note in this highly sought after picturesque village

    About this property

    • Believed to primarily date back to circa 1600, with some evidence of earlier mediaeval characteristics, Town House is a fine example of a beautifully preserved 17th Century residence retaining many fine Jacobean features and of Cob and Stone construction. A significant property of note, this Grade II* listed property sits within this highly sought after village and playing host to a wealth of period attributes, one truly senses they step back in time upon entering not only the village but across the threshold of Town House itself.

      A reception hall with Jacobean wood panelling and stone floor leads to three of the four reception rooms each enjoying finely preserved historic wood panelling, large open fireplaces, and mullion style lead casement windows with original shutters and window seats. The hall also plays host to the principal staircase which leads to the principal wing of the first floor. Further along, the hall leads to the farmhouse style kitchen with its impressive inglenook fireplace encompassing a large Aga with two bread ovens, a walk in pantry, door to the second staircase, door to fourth reception room/snug and door to large Scullery, utility and ground floor shower room with triple access to both front, rear and sides of the property.

      Upon rising to the principal wing of the first floor, Town House first floor offers 6 large bedrooms and a large family bathroom in total with the principal room benefiting from its own ensuite bathroom and beautiful views of the surrounding gardens and grounds. Many of the bedrooms also play host to an abundance of afore mentioned period features including wood panelling, open fireplaces, lead casement windows with shutters and seats and centuries old darkened timber floorboards.

      Gardens and Grounds
      The gardens and grounds of Town House are particularly beautiful with an initial ornate south facing walled garden leading from the main house hosting pretty box hedging and well planted with various shrubs, plants and trees. Beyond the walled garden to the Eastern elevation of the property, Town House enjoys extensive lawns leading to the front of the house. Outbuildings and former stables as well as access back into the house via the utility room which is located on the Western elevation. From here gated access leads to estate owned fields and paddocks beyond.

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    A truly warm and cosy period thatched cottage with walls that tell over 400 years of stories….

    Chris CliffordProperty agent

    Local information

    • One of East Devon's most historical and preserved former estate villages, Gittisham is truly unspoilt and picturesque with a mediaeval church and traditional village green. Formerly part of the Combe Estate and renowned for its highly regarded, fine cuisine restaurant and stately country hotel, The Pig at Combe, the village sits within the rolling country farmland of East Devon.
    • Gittisham is a civil parish and sits just approximately 1.5 miles from the bustling market town of Honiton, approximately 3 miles from the town of Ottery St Mary and approximately 8 miles from the regency coastal town of Sidmouth. Honiton plays host to a mainline railway link to London Waterloo, further rail links to London Paddington can be accessed via Exeter St David's (16 miles) and Exeter international airport (11 miles).

    Additional information

    • Services - Mains water, gas, electric and drainage
    • Directions: Coming from Exeter on the A30, take the exit towards Fenny Bridges (B3177), at the T junction take the right turning under the A30 and then left onto the B3177. After 1.2 miles turn right signposted Gittisham and 'The Pig Hotel' and follow this road into the village. Town House is located on your right hand side just before you reach St Michaels Church and the village Green.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G