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5 bed detached house for sale


Silverton, Exeter EX5

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Property features

  • Family Home
  • Five/Six Double Bedrooms
  • Detached Property
  • Stunning Countryside Views
  • Two Ensuites
  • 2/3Rds Acre
  • Double Tandem Garage
  • Ample Parking
  • Private Location

Property description

This gorgeous, spacious, detached home is perfect for any family. Benefitting from 5/6 large bedrooms, multiple reception rooms as well as a substantial plot that wraps around the property. There are glorious rural views that can be appreciated in the peace and quiet of the countryside, yet you are only a 20 minute drive to Exeter and a 10 Minute drive to Tiverton, making this home ideal for all ages of the family.

This bright, well planned home has a large live in kitchen and big family room opening onto sunny terracing to enjoy the sweeping outlook over the Burn valley. There is also a further reception room/sitting room.

It has three large bedroom suites, plus a further guest bedroom, family bathroom, downstairs study, second kitchen/ utility, and a walk in larder.

Dovecote sits in substantial, carefully designed gardens and grounds . It has a secure private driveway, ample parking, and a double garage.

Rail links to London are within a 25 minute drive. Bristol airport 1 hour.

Entrance Hall

A spacious entrance hall with slate floor and double glazed windows to the front. Light fittings and wall mounted radiator, access to under stairs storage and stairs to the first floor. Doors to the Office and Kitchen. Switches for exterior pir security floodlights.

Office / Study

10'03 x 6'10
A spacious office which is fully carpeted. Wall mounted radiator, light fitting and double glazed window to the front aspect. Several plug sockets. Internet connection for wi fi.


20'07 x 11'04
A large and bright family friendly kitchen which flows to the dining area, patios and lounge. Slate flooring throughout. An excellent entertaining space.

It has matching eye level and base level units with solid Beech worktops, an integrated fridge/freezer, dual sink with mixer tap and drainer . Wine store. Space for a large dual fuel electric oven with six ring gas hob/ wok burner. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Spotlights and under lighters. Chinese slate flooring throughout and partly tiled walls. Double glazed window to the side aspect. The family sized kitchen opens to the Dining room and the lounge.Access to the large pantry, downstairs cloak room and utility room as well as double doors to the Lounge. Ample electric points throughout. Wired for exterior lighting and stereo.

Dining Room

16'06 x 15'02
An extremely bright dining area which is open plan with the Kitchen making this an extremely sociable space. Benefitting from multiple aspect double glazed windows overlooking an excellent garden and some of the finest views in Devon. Slate flooring and double glazed French doors to the patio. Breakfast bar.

Inner Hall

Door from the kitchen to the inner hall. Access to the Larder and door to the Cloakroom. Opening to the Utility room.

Utility Room

13'07 x 5'07
Comprising matching base level storage with work surface over. Integrated sink and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Double glazed window to the rear aspect and doors to the front and rear. Space for second freezer. This room doubles as a second kitchen for entertaining.

Downstairs Cloakroom

6'04 x 5'00
Comprising WC and wash hand basin. Window to the front aspect.Oil fired boiler. Light fitting and Several plug sockets.


23'03 x 15'10
A beautiful room with a large oak mantelpiece matching solid Oak flooring and a powerful multi-fuel wood burner. Double glazed windows to the front aspect and French doors to the garden patio. Steps down to the more private private Sitting room. Light fittings and wall mounted radiators. Integral and hidden stereo/ tv wiring .

Sitting Room

17'00 x 15'00
A peaceful sun filled room which has large windows taking in countryside views to the front, rear and side aspects. The room also has a functional coal fire place with a Mahogany surround. French doors again give access to another large patio and rear garden. Light fittings and wall mounted radiators.

First Floor Landing

Stairs to the first floor landing. The landing is fully carpeted with large double glazed windows to the front giving more lovely views across this beautiful unspoilt valley. Light fitting. Stairs to the second floor and access to a large storage cupboard.

Bedroom One

13'08 x 11'04
A large double bedroom that is fully carpeted. Dual aspect windows to the rear and side. Views down the Burn valley. Wall mounted radiator and light fitting. Doors to the En-suite and Dressing room.

Master En-Suite

12'07 x 11'01
A large En-suite with a bath with shower wand, double shower cubicle, bidet and his & hers wash hand basins. Fully tiled flooring and partly tiled walls. Obscured double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects. Two towel radiators. Dimming lights.

Dressing Room

11'04 x 9'09
Benefitting from multiple integrated wardrobes, wall mounted radiator and double glazed window to the rear aspect.

Bedroom Two

12'03 x 11'04
A double bedroom benefitting from dual aspect windows to the side and rear with countryside views. Wall mounted radiator and light fitting. The room is fully carpeted.

Play Room

11'09 x 10'6 (largest points)
A fantastic space which could be utilised for many purposes.Fully carpeted, light fitting and wall mounted radiator. Double glazed windows to the front and side aspects. Steps down to bedroom three.

Bedroom Three

17'01 x 15'00
Another large double bedroom that is fully carpeted. Wall mounted radiator, light fitting and Velux window to the rear. Access to en suite Shower Room.

En-Suite Shower Room

Comprising WC, wash hand basin and Shower. Light fitting, extractor fan and Velux window.

Second Floor

Stairs to the second floor. Second floor landing is fully carpeted. Doors to Shower room and two further bedrooms.

Bedroom Four

11'08 x 12'10
A fully carpeted bedroom with Velux windows to the front and rear aspects. Wall mounted radiator and light fitting. Access to Eaves storage.

Bedroom Five

16'10 x 12'10
Double bedroom that is fully carpeted, access to the Eaves storage. Wall mounted radiator and Velux windows to the front and rear aspects. Light fitting.

Shower Room

8'04 x 6'10
A large shower room comprising WC, wash hand basin and shower. Vinyl flooring, wall mounted radiator and light fitting. Velux window.


Dovecote is well placed in the middle of approximately 2/3rds of an acre of grounds. It has electric security gates, a very private driveway, ample private parking, access to a double garage and a large sweeping lawn with herbaceous borders. The grounds are planted with numerous specimen trees. A native hornbeam hedge surrounds the plot making it extremely private. There are two large patio areas to enjoy outside dining or simply a morning coffee and the stunning surrounding views. The gardens are completely private.

General Information

The property has oil fired Central heating as well as its own private water supply via a bore hole.

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Market activity
Average price paid £300,735 Sales 430 Current average value £354,090 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £21,617 ▲ 6.50%

Property value data/graphs for EX5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £469,279 £291 3.8 £396,846
Semi-detached £294,999 £289 3.1 £255,197
Terraced £245,718 £273 2.7 £227,164
Flats £194,060 £234 2.0 £176,508

Current asking prices in EX5

Average: £315,799
Avg. current asking prices in EX5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £197,940
Flats - £193,143
- - £499,950
All - £197,159

Current asking rents in EX5

Average: £912 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £487 pcm
£777 pcm
£986 pcm
£1,439 pcm
Flats £481 pcm
£654 pcm
- £650 pcm
All £484 pcm
£722 pcm
£986 pcm
£1,281 pcm

Fun facts for EX5

Highest value in EX5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Rockbeare Hill £660,516
Thorverton, Exeter EX5 £649,670
Woodbury Salterton, Exeter EX5 £631,835
Silverton, Exeter EX5 £626,806
Sidmouth Road £583,657
Highest turnover in EX5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Green Lane 52.9%
Jubilee Road 50.0%
Peter Street 43.8%
Farm Park 42.9%
The Paddock 41.7%

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Nearby transport

  • Newton St Cyres (6.7 miles)
  • Tiverton Parkway (7.2 miles)
  • Cranbrook (Devon) (7.6 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (8.7 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (38.2 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (49.6 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (11.7 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (11.8 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (11.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Bickleigh on Exe Church of England Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Silverton Church of England Primary School (2.3 miles)
  • The Duchy School Bradninch (3.3 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (8.9 miles)
  • Taunton School (20.3 miles)
  • King's College (20.3 miles)
  • Blundell's School (3.9 miles)
  • Tiverton High School (4.1 miles)
  • Cullompton Community College (4.2 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,652 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 84,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £3,041 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£219/yr)
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Gas £72 Electricity £79 Estimated energy cost £151/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 26700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Mid Devon

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £354 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £34 Sewerage £54 Estimated water cost £88 /mo
Water costs explained

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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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