Northleigh, Colyton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Spacious Victorian home with far-reaching views and annex/holiday cottage. In 0.43 acres.


Thorn Cottage is situated in a beautiful rural location on the outskirts of Northleigh, a short distance from the small town of Colyton, which has day to day amenities and the renowned Colyton Grammar School.

Five miles to the northwest is the market town of Honiton with a further range of amenities including a twice weekly street market and a variety of independent shops. Honiton has a mainline railway station (London Waterloo) and access to the A30. Exeter, with access onto the M5 motorway, mainline railway stations on both the Paddington and Waterloo lines and Exeter International Airport, is a 30 min drive.


Thought to date from about 1870, this extended cottage benefits from high ceilings and picture rails throughout. Sat in an elevated position, there are stunning views across the surrounding rolling hills from the house and garden.

A lovely blue, painted stained glass door leads to the hallway. To the left is the sitting room with bay window and inglenook fireplace. Right of the hall is the dining room with bay window and woodburning stove. This leads to the study.

To the rear of the house is the farmhouse-style kitchen with large flagstone floor, Aga and range of units. To the side is the utility room with WC.

On the first floor are three good size double bedrooms each with fantastic views, the main benefiting from an en-suite bathroom and built in cupboards. The family bathroom has bath and separate shower. There is a further separate WC.


The property is accessed from the lane via a drive that sweeps down to the garage. To the front is a large area laid to lawn with a paved pathway across the front of the house. To the rear is a secluded patio area. The property has beautiful 360o views.


Converted from a stone barn in the 90's, this individual barn conversion has been refurbished in recent years and has been used as a holiday cottage and annexe. As shown on the floorplan there is an open plan kitchen/living room with views to the front. There is a shower room and good size bedroom.


Mains water & electric. Oil CH. Private drainage.


From Honiton High St, head west and turn into New St, continuing up Church Hill. At the mini roundabout take the 1st exit then take the right turn. Continue up the hill past Honiton Golf Club and take the 3rd right, signposted Northleigh. Continue down the hill and take the 2nd left. The property is the first on your left as you enter the village.


The property did benefit from planning consent for a first floor extension above the kitchen, forming an additional bedroom with en suite. On the ground floor the plans showed a garden room and improvements to the side porch. Plans available on the EDDC website or from the agents. Ref 16/1451/FUL dated 11/8/2016.

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