A charming thatched cottage in a sought after village. Sought after village location, superb kitchen/dining room with AGA, characterful sitting room with woodburner, 3 first floor bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room, pretty cottage gardens with storage sheds.
Frog Cottage is well-positioned within the heart of the popular Teign Estuary village of Combeinteignhead with the position having a pleasant open south-facing aspect across the pretty valley. The village has a good sense of community with a village hall, the popular Wild Goose public house and the Coombe Cellars, a public house and eatery in a superb waterside setting where there is also a dingy sailing club, as well as being a popular spot for windsurfing and water skiing etc.
The slightly larger village of Stokeinteignhead lies around a mile away and has a well-regarding primary school a community shop and a farm shop nearby.
The position offers good access to Newton Abbot, which lies around three miles away with the Penn Inn roundabout offering immediate access to the South Devon highway and a fast link to Exeter and the M5 via the A380.
The popular estuary village of Shaldon is around 2 miles away, a beautiful village with a sandy beach, various independent shops and cafes, a good selection of public houses and restaurants and a charming foot passenger ferry across to the seaside town of Teignmouth.
The larger seaside town of Teignmouth is around three miles away and has a lovely promenade, a Waitrose and a range of education options including Trinity School, offering both private primary and secondary education.
There are mainline rail links to London Paddington from Teignmouth and Newton Abbot. Additionally the renowned Torquay boys and girls Grammar schools are within relatively easy reach. DESCRIPTION
Frog Cottage is a quintessentially beautiful Devon cottage with rendered elevations beneath a Devon thatch with high chimney stacks and leaded-light windows. The property has wonderful character and charm throughout with many features including beamed ceilings, plank and muntin screens, oak panel and latch doors and oak floors to the first floor.
There is a wonderful farmhouse-style kitchen/dining room with high quality modern kitchen with integrated appliances and granite worksurfaces. There is also an oil-fired Aga. The sitting room is a fantastic room with a beamed ceiling and an inglenook style fireplace with a large wood burner and bread oven. There is a useful lobby area/boot room to the rear of the house which opens to the attractive ground floor bathroom with roll top bath. To the first floor there are 3 bedrooms, also with much character and charm and a modern shower room.
The front of the roof and the ridge were re-thatched roof in reed in 2009. OUTSIDE
To the rear of the property, there are pretty cottage-style gardens and courtyards with a raised paved terrace, providing a perfect spot for alfresco dining and outdoor entertaining.
The pretty landscaped garden is principally laid to two terraces of lawn with borders and raised areas of bedding which are stocked with a beautiful array of flowering plants including a mature rose bed.
The high beech hedge runs along the rear of the plot which provides a good degree of privacy and seclusion.
Immediately to the side of the property there is a paved area, providing useful space for two timber sheds and gated access leads into this space from the lane. Parking is available in the lane. SERVICES
The property has storage heaters and an oil fired Aga, mains water, mains drainage and broadband connected which has been upgraded to faster cable. LOCAL AUTHORITY
Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4XX. Tel: 01626 361101. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454 DIRECTIONS
From Newton Abbot, proceed along Shaldon Road towards Combeinteignhead and turn right in the village towards Stokeinteignhead. Frog cottage will be found shortly on the left hand side opposite the Wild Goose Inn.