Northleigh, Colyton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Victorian stone house with amazing views and studio/ancillary accommodation. EPC E


Thorn Cottage is situated in a beautiful rural location with fantastic views on the southern edge of Northleigh, located between Honiton and Colyton in the rolling hills of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The small town of Colyton, has day to day amenities and the renowned Colyton Grammar School. Four miles to the northwest, Honiton has 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 about a 30 minute drive.


Dating from the Victorian Era, this extended stone house benefits from high ceilings and picture rails, under a man-made slate roof. Sat in an elevated position, there are stunning views across the surrounding rolling hills from the house and garden.

A lovely stained glass door leads to the hallway. To the left is the drawing room with bay window and inglenook fireplace. To the right, off the hall is the sitting room with bay window. This leads to the snug/study and dining kitchen.

To the rear of the house is the farmhouse style kitchen with large flagstone floor, Electric 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 walk in dressing room and wardrobe. The family bathroom has bath and separate shower. There is a further separate WC.


The property is accessed from the lane by a pedestrian gate leading to a paved pathway across the front of the house and double timber gates toa drive down to the double garage.

To the front is a large lawn.

To the side and rear of the large gardens, (0.43 acres), are two further lawns, and two seating/ al fresco dining areas. One is a paved area and the other is a raised decking which can be accessed by double French doors from the dining kitchen.


Currently used as a studio, open plan with sink and kitchen units, workroom, shower room, W.C., and loft accessed from wooden steps outside.


Mains water & electric. Oil- fired CH. Private drainage - Septic Tank.

BT Ultrafast (up to 900 mb/s) broadband available in the house and studio. Mobile coverage available with O2, Three, Vodafone, EE (Ofcom).


From Honiton head up New Street and continue up the hill past Honiton Golf Club and take the next right into Glanville Road, signposted Northleigh, down the hill for a further 1.3 miles. The property is the first on your left as you enter the village.

01404 758007

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