Manor Mead, Bickington

Manor Mead, Bickington

Ref. 002057

Set in the highly sought-after village of Bickington is this impressive, detached and individual four bedroom home. Complete with a delightful garden and outlook, a gated driveway and a double garage. Viewing is strongly recommended to see all this individual family home has to offer.

  • Four bedrooms (two en-suites)
  • Large square living room with French doors to the garden
  • Open plan kitchen, dining room & conservatory
  • Large modern kitchen (installed Nov 2020)
  • Charming shepherd hut/home office
  • Delightful well-stocked garden
  • Large double garage with inspection pit and gated driveway
  • Great access to the a38, serving Plymouth, Exeter & M5


The rural parish of Bickington is five miles west of Newton Abbot, lies on the River Lemon and has excellent road links for Exeter and Plymouth via the A38. The village hall, owned by village trustees, is the heart of this small community. The village also has a church and public house/restaurant. There is a great range of schools close by, summery in brief: PRIMARY - Blackpool Primary School: 1.9 miles. Bradley Barton Primary School: 4.5 miles. Widecombe-in-the-Moor Primary School: 5.2 miles. SECONDARY - South Dartmoor Community College: 3.1 miles. Coombeshead Academy: 4.8 miles PRIVATE - Stover School: 4.5 miles. Also nearby: Newton Abbot Train station: 6 miles. Exeter airport: 21.2 miles. A38 Devon Expressway: 1.1 miles. M5: 13 miles. Coast at Teignmouth: 11.7 miles. Stover Golf course: 3.7 miles. Dartmoor (Haytor): 4.8 miles.

Accommodation part 1

From the driveway, there is a storm porch leading to the front door which opens into a spacious hallway featuring a maple wood floor. The hall gives access to all ground floor rooms plus WC, adjacent walk-in cloakroom/store and courtesy door to the double garage featuring a utility area. The living room is a well-proportioned room offering a decent space for lots of seating centred around a charming wood burner. The room also enjoys French doors to the rear garden offering a delightful and private outlook and internal access doors into the conservatory. From the hall, a door opens into the kitchen which has recently been replaced with gloss wall and base units with feature marble effect work surfaces. The room is spacious and enjoys a wow factor with it being open plan into the dining room which is also open to the conservatory with uPVC frame conservatory with glass roof, grey luxury vinyl flooring and doors to the rear garden. This large open plan space enjoys views over the garden - a versatile and social room for entertaining family and friends.

Accommodation part 2

On the first floor there are four bedrooms, the largest three are double rooms with fitted wardrobes. The master bedroom and bedroom two both enjoy modern en-suite shower rooms. The family bathroom is a great size comprising of a green suite featuring low level WC, bidet, pedestal wash basin and a spa bath with shower over.

Outside part 1

Located at the very end of a small cul-de-sac of just a few other individual, detached homes Riverside Lodge is well positioned and sits in a fully enclosed plot accessed through a five-bar gate with a driveway and integral double garage. To the rear is a delightful West facing landscaped garden with many trees and shrubs including an Olive tree, Eucalyptus tree and a variety of evergreens making the garden pretty all year round! There is a raised paved terrace which offers a fabulous spot for outdoor seating during the warmer months overlooking an established tree line. There is an expansive and highly usable area of lawn - great for pets and children to race around. To the bottom of the garden it leads down to a pretty river which also adds to the charm of the garden listening to the flow of water. There is a garden shed and wood store as well as outdoor power sockets.

Outside part 2

The shepherds hut: The garden also features a modern insulated shepherd hut with wheels which has been beautifully finished and connected to power with light fittings. This would make a wonderful study, occasional guest room, hobby room or garden room - a very versatile and usable space!


From Newton Abbot town centre, take the A383 Ashburton Road and continue for four miles. Continue past The Dartmoor Halfway Inn and after half a mile turn right at the junction sign posted for Bickington. Continue down this road for a short distance over a humpback bridge and take the first turning on the left into Manor Mead.


Oil fired central heating with oil tank located on the driveway, propane tanks for the hob with electric oven. Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity.

Agents Note

The private drive is owned solely by Riverside Lodge with a 25% contribution between four properties within Manor Mead.