Barn conversion in Talaton, near Exeter, Devon

Barn conversion in Talaton, near Exeter, Devon

Four / five bedroom Grade II listed barn conversion set in about half an acre near Exeter, Devon

Grade II listed luxury barn conversion with a wealth of original features, set in about half an acre of grounds near Exeter, Devon, and with excellent road, rail and air links nearby

The Threshing Barn, Talaton, Exeter, EX5 2SA

With original beams, elm threshing floor and cider press, this extremely light and spacious conversion has been finished to the highest standard and provides an impressive 3800 square feet (350 m²) of internal space.

Built around 1700, it lies between Talaton centre and the hamlet of Fairmile. Talaton has an active village community with a really good pub, a shop/sub Post Office and a 15th century church. It is in the catchment area for the highly-regarded King’s School in Ottery St Mary and the ‘outstanding’ West Hill Primary School (Ofsted June 2007).

The Threshing Barn stands in about half an acre. It is one of an exclusive development of four barn conversions, the other three all now occupied. A private drive is shared by the four properties.

Bordering and overlooking the historic Escot Park, ‘1200 acres of stunning East Devon countryside’, the neighbouring countryside will never be built on.

Local communications - 20 minutes from Exeter’s vibrant new shopping centre, ten minutes from the M5 and Exeter Airport - and less to Feniton station for the Waterloo service. Ottery St Mary, Honiton and the World Heritage Jurassic Coast at Sidmouth have drive times of 6, 12 and 20 minutes respectively.

The accommodation consists of:


HALL / DINING ROOM (8.30m x 6.00m / 27'2" x19'8") - oak floor and skirtings, corridor to study, stairs to first floor and glazed double doors both to kitchen and to the sitting room

SITTING ROOM (8.00 x 6.00 / 26'3" x 19'8") - original elm threshing floor, brick and reclaimed timber fireplace, inset woodburner, glazed double doors both to front and to rear gardens

STUDY / BEDROOM FIVE (4.10m x 2.60m / 13'5" x 8'6") - door to front garden and terrace. There is an adjacent shower / WC, which could become a ground floor en suite. Beamed ceiling and three separate BT phone lines

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM - tiled walls and floor, basin and wc

KITCHEN (7.85m x 4.55m / 25'9" x 14'11") - lacquered oak bespoke kitchen, Britannia 100cm Range Cooker (six ceramic tops and two big ovens), polished granite worktops with upstands, Bosch dishwasher and either a Siemens American Fridge or matching Bosch Exxcell tall fridge and freezer. Original horse engine beams, tiled floor, glazed double doors to rear garden, original brick pillars with uplighting, leading to the family room

FAMILY ROOM (7.25m x 6.25m [max] / 23'9" x 20'6" [max]) - vaulted ceiling, windows on three aspects looking on to rear gardens and with extensive views beyond, original granary retained

the kitchen also leads to the

UTILITY ROOM (3.25m x 1.80m / 10'8" x 5'10") - tiled splashbacks and floor, sink, connections for washing machine and tumble dryer, original cider press


The stairs lead to an elegant beamed landing with three large windows and balustraded gallery

BEDROOM ONE (6.00m [max] x 4.65m [max] / 19'8" [max] x 15'3" [max]) is a lovely triple-aspect room with original beams. It has an en suite bathroom with wall tiles and tiled floor,

BEDROOM TWO (4.40m x 4.00m / 14'4" x 13'1") - built in wardrobe, original beams and door to first floor shower room

FIRST FLOOR SHOWER ROOM - wall tiles, tiled floor, double shower cubicle, WC, basin, original beams, built in storage cupboard, door to

BEDROOM THREE (4.20m x 4.00m / 13'9" x 13'1") - built in wardrobe and original beams

BEDROOM FOUR (4.80 x 3.80 / 15'9" x 12'5") - double-aspect, original beams and its own private door to the family bathroom

FAMILY BATHROOM - wall tiles, bath with shower over, WC, basin, tiled floor and its primary door to the landing

The Threshing Barn has oil fired central heating and is double glazed throughout. Please note all measurements and areas are approximate.

Quality carpeting included (choice of colours). Other floors are solid oak, solid elm and tiled.


The front and rear gardens each have paved pathways and a terrace with the remaining areas being laid to grass. There are two carports, visitor parking and a storeroom with power.
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