This “impressive” thatched home for sale has panoramic countryside views and mixes the traditional with the contemporary. 

Brocton Cottage, on the outskirts of Ashburton, was built in the 1930s and has been upgraded and modernised over the years. 

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The castle-style front door, which sits under a thatched porch. (Luscombe Maye )

The house is fronted by a thatched porch and a castle-style front door, opening into a large entrance hall. 

To one side of the hall is the sitting room, which is triple aspect and incorporates wooden beams, as well as featuring a fireplace with a wood-burner and a granite surround. 

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The sitting room, which leads into the sunroom. (Luscombe Maye )

This room opens into the sunroom, which overlooks the garden and has French doors leading outdoors.

On the other side of the hall is the dining room, which has access to a ground floor bedroom or office, and opens into the kitchen. 

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The kitchen and breakfast room features ceiling height windows. (Luscombe Maye )

The kitchen has wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows, integrated appliances and sliding doors to the garden, as well as a utility room. 

Upstairs, there are four double bedrooms and a family bathroom, with the master bedroom featuring a Juliet balcony, an en-suite shower room, a dressing area and fitted wardrobes. 

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The master bedroom. (Luscombe Maye )

In the garden, there is a detached home office/studio which has its own WC and features a vaulted ceiling. 

The property sits in approximately one and a quarter acres, with a well-stocked garden that has a southerly aspect. 

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The views from the bedroom. (Luscombe Maye )

Within the grounds, there is a decked terrace, a paved patio, an orchard, a fruit cage, a vegetable patch, two ponds and two greenhouses. 

There is also a large driveway to the front and a double garage. 

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The grounds include two greenhouses and a decked seating area. (Luscombe Maye )

The property is being sold by estate agent Luscombe Maye for a price of £1,150,000. 

The agent said: “Luscombe Maye are delighted to bring Brocton Cottage to market, an impressive thatched country home situated in approximately a 1.25 acre plot with a beautiful south facing garden and panoramic views to countryside.”