Keller Williams UK
10 bed Detached House For Sale

Badgers Brook, Stokeinteignhead, Devon

£1,500,000

Property Description

  • Badgers Brook & The Scypen - 6 Double Bedroom Country House with 2 Kitchens
  • Stable Cottage - 2 Bedrooms with Open Plan Living/Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Barn Cottage - 2 Bedrooms with Open Plan Living/Kitchen/Dining Room
  • 1.2 acres - Gentle sloping gardens. Vegetable Garden & Fruit Cage
  • Ample Parking * Car Port * Workshop
  • 3.5 Kw Solar Panels & Water Treatment Plant
  • Spa Swim Pool with Hydro-massage
  • Country Kitchen with Aga and an island
  • Stunning Countryside Views
  • Income Potential

**Badgers Brook: An Idyllic Country House in Stokeinteignhead**

Nestled within the lush landscapes of Stokeinteignhead, Badgers Brook is a distinctive five-bedroom, four-reception country house that offers both luxurious living and incomparable tranquillity. The property spans just over 1.2 acres, surrounded by picturesque countryside views that captivate and inspire. The property is accessed via double timber gates that open to an ample parking area and lead to a charming sun terrace leading up to a welcoming entrance hall.

The main house of Badgers Brook is not just a residence; it’s a sanctuary. As you step inside, you are greeted by a spacious hallway that branches off to various living spaces, including a cosy dining room and a versatile games room. With its soothing ambience, the sitting room leads to a stunning shaker-style kitchen. This culinary space is fitted with a central island. Part of the sale is a magnificent programmable electric Aga, adding a touch of rustic charm to modern cooking amenities.

Adjacent to the kitchen, a rear hallway provides access to a convenient cloakroom/WC and a utility/laundry room. From the main entrance hallway, stairs rise to the first floor. Here lies the heart of the home’s relaxation space: a living room bathed in natural light, featuring breathtaking countryside views and double doors that open onto an expansive roof terrace. This space offers a serene retreat to enjoy the scenic beauty of the surrounding area.

Each bedroom in the main house is a generous double bedroom, each enjoying spectacular countryside views. The principal bedroom enjoys a stylish en suite bathroom designed for ultimate relaxation. It comprises a corner shower, WC, double washbasins, and a freestanding slipper bath with a delightful outlook across the lawned garden. A smartly appointed shower room with a double-width shower cubicle, a wash basin and WC is conveniently located at the end of the hallway to serve the other bedrooms.

Beyond the internal living spaces, Badgers Brook extends into an outdoor marvel. The rear courtyard, laid to gravel, features a marquee housing an Elite swim spa. This swim spa features a counter-current system, offering an enriching swimming experience similar to that of a compact, self-contained pool. Additionally, on warm summer days, you can unwind with a hydro-massage with seating for two, enhancing relaxation and enjoyment.

The council tax band for Badgers Brook is band F.

**The Scypen**

From the main property is a connecting door to The Scypen, pronounced “Shippen, an old Devon word. The Scypen is currently used as part of the main house. It could be a fully equipped one-bedroom unit. It has a private entrance accessed via its own driveway. It has a living/kitchen/dining room offering dual aspects and privacy. There is also a bathroom with a separate WC. The space is perfect for guests and extended families.


**Barn Cottage & Stable Cottage**

The property does not end with the main house. Two additional cottages, Barn Cottage and Stable Cottage, are included. Both cottages feature two double bedrooms, a shower room, and a spacious living/kitchen/dining room with vaulted ceilings on the first floor. These cottages provide a significant rental income and boast pleasant outlooks over the well-tended garden with French doors leading out to their individual sun terrace laid to decking. Council tax bands:

Barn Cottage; Band C
Stable Cottage; Band C.

**The Grounds**

The plot of Badgers Brook extends to just over 1.2 acres and features an expansive garden meticulously laid to lawn. It also features three outbuildings, a substantial carport and a large workshop/garage. At the bottom of the garden is an enclosed area for a vegetable plot and fruit cage, ideal for those with a green thumb or an appreciation for organic living.

**Sustainability**

For sustainability and efficiency, the property has double glazing, gas central heating, and a 3.5kw solar power system. A new treatment plant to filter and clean wastewater has also recently been installed, ensuring modern comforts are met with environmental considerations.

**Summary**

Given its beautiful location and substantial grounds, Badgers Brook offers a unique opportunity for a grand design project. Whether you are looking to create your dream home or invest in a property with excellent potential for appreciation, Badgers Brook represents a rare chance to own a piece of Devon’s finest countryside.

Badgers Brook is a perfect choice for those seeking a home that blends luxurious living with natural beauty, complete with supplementary income possibilities and comprehensive amenities. Discover a life of serenity and splendour in this exceptional Devon property.

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Stokeinteignhead, situated in the heart of Devon, is a charming village that offers a serene and picturesque lifestyle, blending rural tranquillity with convenient access to modern amenities. Enjoy the benefits of living in this delightful area:

**Natural Beauty and Outdoor Activities**

Surrounded by rolling hills and lush landscapes, Stokeinteignhead is a haven for nature lovers. The village is close to the stunning South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing ample opportunities for hiking, cycling, and horseback riding. Residents also have the advantage of easy access to the scenic beaches of Shaldon and Teignmouth, perfect for a variety of seaside activities. Additionally, both areas are known for their vibrant sailing communities. Local sailing clubs offer memberships and provide opportunities for sailing lessons, regattas, and social events, making it a great way for newcomers to get involved and for experienced sailors to enjoy the waters.

**Community Spirit**

The village boasts a strong sense of community with a variety of local events and activities that bring residents together. From the village fete and annual shows to community-led groups and clubs, there's a warm, welcoming atmosphere that enhances the quality of life for its inhabitants.

**Historic Charm**

Stokeinteignhead is rich in history, which is evident in its beautiful thatched cottages and the medieval church of St Andrew, which features intricate woodwork and ancient architecture. This historical charm adds a unique character to the village that is both picturesque and profound.

**Local Amenities**

Despite its rural character, Stokeinteignhead offers essential local amenities, including a well-regarded primary school, a local pub, The Church House Inn, known for its hospitality and cuisine, and a community shop run by volunteers. These facilities ensure that residents' daily needs are met close to home. Neighbouring village Combeinteignhead also has the historic and charming 17th-century Wild Goose Inn.

**Proximity to Urban Centers**

The village is advantageously located near larger towns and cities, which offer a vibrant array of shopping, dining, and entertainment options in nearby towns.

Exeter, a historic city, boasts an extensive selection of high-street shops and boutiques in its bustling city centre. It also offers a rich array of dining options that cater to all tastes, from quaint cafes to gourmet restaurants. The city is also home to several cinemas and theatres providing cultural experiences such as live performances and the latest film releases.

Newton Abbot offers a more local shopping experience with traditional markets, modern conveniences, and casual eateries and pubs. For entertainment, there is a local cinema and the Newton Abbot & District Musical Comedy Society performing at The Green Rooms.

Torquay, a coastal town, enriches the local lifestyle with its seafront restaurants, cafes, and bars alongside attractions like the Princess Theatre, which hosts a variety of performances. For golf enthusiasts, the area is dotted with clubs, including the Torquay Golf Club and the Teignmouth Golf Club, which offer beautiful, challenging courses along with stunning views of the surrounding landscapes. This mix of urban and leisure activities ensures that residents of Stokeinteignhead can enjoy a diverse and fulfilling lifestyle. Torbay also hosts a number of notable grammar schools.

**Quality of Life**

The slow-paced, peaceful environment of Stokeinteignhead is perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. The air is cleaner, the surroundings quieter, and life moves at a more relaxed pace, all contributing to a higher quality of life and well-being.

**Property Value**

Properties in Stokeinteignhead tend to maintain or increase their value due to the location's desirability. The blend of historic homes and more modern developments provides options for a wide range of tastes and budgets.

Living in Stokeinteignhead offers a balanced lifestyle with the peace of the countryside, community warmth, and accessibility to urban conveniences. It's ideal for families, retirees, and anyone looking to enjoy a quieter, more scenic way of life while still being connected to the larger world.

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Stokeinteignhead enjoys the tranquillity of rural Devon but also benefits from excellent communication and transport links that effectively connect it with nearby towns and cities, enhancing its appeal for both residents and visitors. Additionally, its proximity to Shaldon and Maidencombe adds to its charm by offering easy access to some of Devon's most picturesque coastal areas.

TRANSPORT LINKS

**Road Access**

Stokeinteignhead is well-connected by road, with the A380 nearby, providing swift access to larger urban centres such as Torquay, Exeter, and Plymouth. This road network makes it easy for residents to commute for work or leisure.

**Public Transport**

Regular bus services serve the village to Torquay and Teignmouth from the coast road, which is only a quarter of a mile away. Newton Abbot is just a few miles away and is a key transport hub with additional bus services and a mainline railway station.

**Railway Services**

Newton Abbot railway station offers frequent services to major cities, including direct routes to London Paddington, Exeter, and Plymouth. This connectivity is ideal for commuters or those wishing to explore other parts of the UK.

**Air Travel**

Exeter Airport, located approximately 20 miles away, provides domestic and international flights, facilitating broader travel opportunities without the need for long-distance travel to larger airports.

PROXIMITY TO COASTAL AREAS

**Shaldon**

Just a short drive from Stokeinteignhead, Shaldon is a delightful coastal village across the estuary from Teignmouth. It offers charming beaches, boutique shops, and eateries, making it a popular destination for both tourists and locals. The village is known for its vibrant community events, such as the Shaldon Water Carnival and its scenic riverbank and coastal walks.

**Maidencombe**

One can enjoy a leisurely walk from Badgers Brook to Maidencombe, offering a quieter, more secluded beach experience. It's popular for wild swimming, has a seasonal beach cafe, and has an excellent food pub. It’s a small, sandy cove surrounded by cliffs and lush countryside, perfect for those seeking peace and relaxation away from busier tourist spots. The area is also popular for its walking paths, which offer spectacular Devon coastline views.

Effective transport links and proximity to appealing coastal villages like Shaldon and Maidencombe make Stokeinteignhead an attractive location for residents who enjoy country and coastal living. This connectivity ensures that residents can enjoy a peaceful rural lifestyle while remaining well-connected to the rest of the county and beyond, providing a balanced lifestyle that is hard to find elsewhere.
Council tax band: F

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