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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Higher Poole, Slapton, Kingsbridge

Withdrawn from Market £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached bungalow
  • Requiring modernisation and refurbishment
  • Sea views
  • Potential for enlargement
  • Desirable location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION Higher Poole is situated on the north side of the village of Slapton in the South Hams area of South Devon. The centre of the village is about half a mile away, with the well-known coastline at Torcross, about 1 mile distant.

The nearest town of Kingsbridge is about 6 miles away, Totnes town about 11 miles distant and the A38 dual carriageway expressway, connecting to the M5 motorway and national road network, being about 15 miles to the north.

Slapton Village offers a village shop and Post Office together with the beautiful St James Church. The village has two popular public houses and is within walking distance of the picturesque Slapton Ley and magnificent South Hams coastline. 

DESCRIPTION Higher Poole comprises a detached bungalow (subject to an agricultural occupancy restriction), garden and garage/workshop in an elevated location with wide views over Slapton village, the countryside and of the sea in the distance.

The property is within easy reach of the village of Slapton and the popular stretch of coastline at Torcross being only a very short drive away.

Of traditional construction under a concrete tiled roof, the property is essentially a bungalow, with an integral garage/workshop below, which offers further potential for enlargement (subject to planning) to make best use of the space available.

The property comprises the following accommodation:- 

FRONT ENTRANCE CONSERVATORY/PORCH uPVC double glazed, door to entrance hall. 

ENTRANCE HALL Radiator, airing cupboard (with hot water cylinder, immersion heater and slated shelving), access to roof space, pendant ceiling light. 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM Fully fitted kitchen to include a range of wall and floor cupboards, roll edge worksurface, tiled splashback and stainless steel sink unit. Space for cooker. Radiator. Fluorescent ceiling striplight and pendant ceiling light. 

UTILITY ROOM Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, Worcester oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water. Fluorescent ceiling striplight. 

SEPARATE WC Low level WC and pendant ceiling light. 

SITTING ROOM Tiled surround fireplace with tiled hearth. Two radiators. Sliding patio doors to veranda. Pendant ceiling light and wall lights. 

FAMILY BATHROOM Panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Separate double shower cubicle with Mira electric shower. Ceiling light and extractor fan. 

BEDROOM Radiator, pendant ceiling light. 

BEDROOM Radiator, pendant ceiling light, built-in wardrobe. 

BEDROOM Radiator, pendant ceiling light, built-in wardrobe. 


Tarmacadam driveway parking.

Garden on the south side, mainly laid to lawn with some flower and shrub borders.

SERVICES Mains electric, water and private septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating. 

AGRICULTURAL OCCUPANCY RESTRICTION Planning consent was granted for the erection of this bungalow on 28 March 1973 and one of the conditions states that "the dwelling shall be occupied only by persons employed or last employed full time locally in agriculture or forestry work, as defined by Section 290 of the Town & Country Planning Act 1971 and the dependents of such persons as aforesaid". 

TENURE The property is offered for sale on a freehold with vacant possession on completion. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Council Tax Band B. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. 

DIRECTIONS Approaching from the Totnes direction (over 5 Mile Lane), on reaching Lower Green Cross, bear right (signposted Stokenham and Chillington) into the village of Slapton. Proceed down this road for about quarter of a mile and the bungalow will be found on the left hand side. 

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Luscombe Maye of 62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge TQ7 1PP. Telephone: 01548 857474. 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 June 2016

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