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Maddacombe Road, Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot
Guide price £785,000 | 3 bedrooms | 9.33 acres

Property features

• No Onward Chain
• 9.33 acres of Gardens and Grounds
• 3 Bedroom Detached Barn
• Drone Video Available
• Lifestyle Opportunity
• Separate Barn
• 2 Static Lodges
• Freehold

The property is set on the outskirts of the popular village of Kingskerswell which is located between the English Riviera and the market town of Newton Abbot. Kingskerswell offers numerous local shops, a health centre, primary school, village hall and pub whilst wider amenities can be found nearby in Torquay and Newton Abbot. Surrounded by fields, this tranquil setting offers surprisingly good access to the recently constructed Devon expressway for those looking to commute to the county capital of Exeter or M5 beyond. Rural, yet not isolated, is very much the mantra of this wonderful home. There is an intercity railway station at Newton Abbot providing a route to London Paddington.

The Meadows presents a wonderful opportunity to live a self-sufficient lifestyle set in 9.33 acres of beautiful grounds against a backdrop of surrounding countryside and woodland yet moments from the wider amenities of larger towns. The property is a recently constructed Dutch barn offering light and airy accommodation throughout due to the vaulted arched ceiling and generous number of windows. The property offers a kitchen/dining room, sitting room, utility area and three bedrooms served by a luxurious family bathroom. Outside there is a separate barn, two static lodges and a storage container. The grounds are split into two main paddocks mainly used for pasture but there is also a wildflower meadow, chicken run, bee hives, vegetable garden and a variety of fruit trees. The Meadows offers a unique opportunity for those looking for an up to date home within convenient proximity of amenities and transport link whilst offering a self-sufficient lifestyle in a beautiful setting.

The property is accessed via a short set of paved steps leading to the front door which opens to the kitchen/dining room. The kitchen/dining room is a wonderful light space due to triple aspect windows and beautiful vaulted arched ceiling. There are a range of floor and wall mounted units above and below a rolled edge worktop and tiled surrounds. The kitchen features an inset ceramic sink, space for a range cooker and fridge/freezer. There is plenty of space for a dining table making this a sociable space and perfect for entertaining. Next to the kitchen/dining room is a utility area with useful built in storage, a Belfast sink and space and plumbing for washing/drying machines. Leading from the utility area is the luxurious family bathroom which features characterful wood panelling and tiling, a freestanding bath, separate shower, WC, wash hand basin and towel rail. There is also a wall mounted ladder which leads to a mezzanine area providing practical storage. The sitting room is a large space and bathed in light thanks to the vaulted, arched ceiling with French doors opening to a paved terrace overlooking the garden and grounds and across the surrounding countryside making this a perfect spot for alfresco dining.

The property has three bedrooms all featuring the same beautiful vaulted ceiling as the kitchen/dining and sitting room. Bedroom one is of a generous size and also benefits from the same French doors as the sitting room.

A timber gate leads to the parking area where there is space for several vehicles. To the front of the property is an area of formal gardens mostly laid to lawn with a paved pathway leading to the front door. The majority of the 9.33 acres is divided into two paddocks mainly used for pasture but there is potential for other uses. The current owners have established a wildflower meadow encouraging lots of nature in addition to the chicken run, bee hives and sheep. There is an area for growing vegetables and a wide selection of fruit and berry trees. There is an opportunity to further establish the self-sufficient lifestyle on offer or keep additional animals. The eastern boundary of the plot is the babbling Aller Brook whilst the rest of the plot is bordered by mature hedging and ancient oak trees.

To the side of the property is a separate barn with power, light and plumbing for washing and drying machines as well as a bath for for washing larger items or a dog. This currently provides useful storage and houses the solar panels, battery and regulator. Next to the barn is a generator room housing a diesel generator which can provide backup electricity to serve the property. Also, on site are two static lodges which offer potential for different uses (subject to necessary permissions) and a container providing plenty of storage.

Mains water. Private drainage. LPG tank (serves the main house). Electric solar panels. Gas fired central heating.

Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4XX. Tel: 01626 361101. E-mail:

Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 865454.

From Totnes take the A381 towards Newton Abbot. After approximately five miles, turn right just after the village of Ipplepen at Park Hill Cross sign posted to Compton and Marldon. Take The first left sign posted Stoney Hill. Proceed along this road and at Whiddon Cross turn right. Follow this road to the junction at Maddacombe Cross and proceed straight where you will find the property on the left before Arch Bridge.

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