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LOT 1 - Collapit Creek House, Kingsbridge

Sold STC £1,650,000
3.8 ac.

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  • 3.9 acres (1.6 hectares)

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Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Kingsbridge Quay take the A381 towards Salcombe turning left immediately after the garage into Ropewalk. Continue along the old coaching road towards Salcombe for about a mile, at Gerston where the road bears right, turn left onto a private road. Continue along this track, bearing around to the left and then turning right, where the track leads past The Coach House and straight into Collapit Creek House. 

SITUATION Collapit Creek House is situated just over a mile from the market town of Kingsbridge and about 4 miles from the renowned sailing town of Salcombe. The beautiful Salcombe estuary provides excellent opportunities for water sports, sailing and boating and there are golf courses at Thurlestone and Bigbury flanking the mouth of the River Avon. The rugged splendour of Dartmoor National Park is about 15 miles to the north.

There is a good selection of shopping and recreational facilities at the nearby town of Salcombe and Kingsbridge and the nearest city is Plymouth about 20 miles to the west and Exeter some 40 miles to the north. The nearest mainline railway station is at the Elizabethan town of Totnes about 14 miles to the north with rail connections also at Plymouth, Ivybridge and Exeter. The A38 expressway is about 15 miles distant and Brittany ferries continental ferry port at Millbay Docks provides regular crossings to France and Spain. 

DESCRIPTION Standing in grounds of approximately 3.28 acres (1.33 hectares), Collapit Creek House occupies a truly unique and outstanding position, overlooking the Salcombe Estuary, at the mouth of Collapit Creek, with sloping south facing gardens and grounds running down to the foreshore, with about 600 feet of waterfrontage. The house is well protected by its own grounds and occupies one of the few positions on this glorious estuary which commands a lovely southerly panorama of unspoilt, undulating countryside, merging with an extensive view of the tidal reaches in this magnificent Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the coastal protection belt.

The house is approached by means of a right of way over a private drive, use of which is shared with a farm and other residential properties.

In need of complete modernisation and refurbishment, the house extends to a total of some 6,485 square feet (635.9 square metres) and provides the following accommodation:- 


Entrance Hall (N) Tiled floor, coved ceiling, suspended light fitting. 

Hallway (N) Stairs to first floor. 3 radiators, deep skirting boards, dado rail, understairs cupboard, fireplace with wooden mantelpiece and surround. 

Living Room (S) Marble surround fireplace with wooden mantelpiece and marble hearth, moulded cornice, part wood panelling, dado rail and radiator. 

Dining Room (S) Brick fireplace with wooden surround and mantelpiece with built-in cupboards on either side, picture rail, deep skirting boards, window seat overlooking front garden (in bay window), radiator. 

Sitting Room (S & E) Brick fireplace, dado and picture rails, deep skirting boards, moulded cornice and frieze ceiling, patio doors to rear garden. 

Shower Room With shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC. 

Main Kitchen (N) Oil fired Aga set into former fireplace, range of floor and wall mounted cupboards, stainless steel sink and drainer, plumbing for washing machine, ceiling spotlight rail. 

Walk-in Larder (E) Slate slab shelf and wooden shelving. 

Rear Entrance Porch (N) Tiled floor, pendant ceiling light. 

Boiler Room (N) Oil fired floor mounted boiler, radiator, pendant ceiling light, door to inner hallway. 

Side Entrance Hall (E) Marley tiled floor, marble sink unit, electric meter cupboard, separate WC. 

Kitchen (E) Range of floor and wall mounted cupboards, stainless steel sink unit, cooker point, fluorescent ceiling light, built-in safe. 

Bathroom Panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, built-in cupboard. 

Bedroom 1 Coved ceiling, pendant ceiling light. 


Galleried Landing Suspended light fitting, radiator, storage cupboard. 

Bedroom 1 (S) Built-in wardrobes, pendant ceiling light, radiator. 

En-Suite Bathroom (N) Matching bathroom suite to include panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, pendant ceiling light, heated towel rail, balcony, moulded cornice. 

Bedroom 6 (S) Wood panelled walls, pendant ceiling light, balcony. 

Bedroom 8 (N) Radiator, pendant ceiling light. 

Bathroom 1 Panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, pendant ceiling light, heated towel rail. 

Bathroom 2 Panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, pendant ceiling light. 

Inner Landing Pendant ceiling light, storage cupboard. 

Bedroom 3 (S) Window seat, radiator, moulded cornice, picture rail, built-in wardrobe. 

Bedroom 9 (S) Kitchenette area to include stainless steel sink unit, floor cupboards, worktop and tiled splashback. Radiator, moulded cornice, pendant ceiling light, balcony. 

Bedroom 7 (E) Moulded cornice, picture rail, storage cupboard (at high level), pendant ceiling light. 

Landing Back staircase to second floor and ground floor. 

Sitting Room/Bedroom 2 (N) Open fireplace with tiled surround, picture rail, pendant ceiling light. 

Bedroom 5 (E) Pendant ceiling light. 

Kitchen (E) Stainless steel sink unit, floor cupboards, worktop, pendant ceiling light. 

Shower Room (E) Corner shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, wall light. 

Bedroom 4 (N) Walk-in wardrobe/cupboard. 


Landing Pendant ceiling light, electric coin meter. 

Bedroom 10 (N) Built-in wardrobe, pendant ceiling light. 

Bedroom 11 (N) Access to roof space, pendant ceiling light. 

Shower Room (W) Shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, ceiling light, Velux roof light. 

Kitchen/Living Room (S) Stainless steel sink unit, cupboards under, built-in storage cupboard, door to attic, balcony. 


Basement Accessed off the Front Entrance Hall, with pendant ceiling light. 

OUTSIDE Detached double garage, former tennis court, driveway and parking area.

Patio on the south side of the property, with garden surrounding the property on all sides.

Frontage to Collapit Creek. 

SERVICES Mains electric, water and private septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating (not used for many years). 

COUNCIL TAX Collapit Creek House is in Council Tax Band E with the amount payable for 2018/19 being £2,232.81. 

METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.

Collapit Creek House and land is available for sale as a whole or in three lots, to suit purchaser's requirements.

Best and final offers are to be submitted in sealed envelopes, by 31 August 2018. A copy of our tender form for completion, if submitting an offer, can be obtained from the selling agents, Luscombe Maye, 62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge TQ7 1PP or from, telephone: 01548 800176.

Where possible, legal packs in relation to each lot will be available for inspection by buyers prior to submitting offers. Buyers will be required to exchange contracts within four weeks of their solicitors receiving a draft contract.

The seller and the agent reserve the right for the property to remain on the market until such time as buyer(s) have exchanged contracts for the sale of the property. 

GUIDE PRICES Lot 1 - £1,650,000
Lot 2 - £800,000
Lot 3 - £150,000
Whole - £2,600,000 

TENURE The house is offered for sale on a freehold basis, with vacant possession being available in the event of a sale. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents, Luscombe Maye, 62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1PP. Tel: 01548 857474 

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26 June 2018

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