A beautiful grade II listed converted church in the quiet village of Tiverton in Devon has just gone on the market.
Everything about this three-bedroom property is charming. It once was a church, so just as you might expect, tombstones and crosses are scattered across the front garden. Once you've passed the graveyard, you'll spot the bright olive-green wooden door which stands out against the traditional brickwork.
The interiors inside may surprise you. Modern furnishings, a stylish bathroom and a large kitchen/dining area creates a welcoming space for the whole family. Best of all, many of the original features are still in place. Wonderful stain-glassed windows, a spiral staircase and a wooden arched ceiling tap into the church's history.
Other selling points include the bench seating area in the open-plan kitchen, wooden cabinets, a crackling fireplace (perfect for a cold winter's day) and stone faces built onto the outside wall. If you're in search of a slow-paced countryside retreat, with plenty of history and even more outdoor space, then this is the place for you. There’s certainly nothing else like it in the area.
Upstairs, bedrooms are large and spacious. From the stripped-down main bedroom, which has a curved ceiling and dark wooden floorboards, there's a view of the lush green fields down below. Windows catch the morning rays, promising to bring in plenty of much-needed sunlight.
But perhaps what we love most of all is the garden itself. Tombstones aside, it's a remarkably relaxing space with nothing but the sound of birds as background noise.
Anyone who moves in will love the surrounding area. Tiverton is a small delightful town in the mid Devon countryside, with plenty of historic houses, castles, rural walking paths and more delicious tearooms than you can count. Head to the local market to snap up your locally-sourced goods — or just take a walk around the peaceful grounds instead.
This property is currently on the market for £650,000 via OnTheMarket.com
Take a tour of the beautiful home below...
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