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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Hope Cove, Devon

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Property Description

Key features

  • Outer Hope Cove
  • 10 yards to the Beach
  • Spectacular Views
  • Garage and Driveway
  • Low Maintenance
  • Fantastic Rental Income

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SUMMARY A unique character cottage, a stone's throw from the sand, in the stunning Outer Hope Cove with spectacular views of the bay and sea beyond. This two bedroom cottage has been a fantastic investment and family holiday home for the current owners for over 20 years and they have more recently acquired the freehold of an area adjacent to the cottage's garage/boat store, which is an extremely rare find in the area. Not only does the cottage boast stunning views but the slipway onto the beach is no more than 10 yards away. An established, easy to run, low cost investment opportunity in a dream location or a wonderful home! 

LOCATION The village of Hope Cove is nestled in the curve of Bigbury Bay. With clusters of charming thatched former fisherman's cottages, clean sandy beaches and several Inns and hotels, it has a lot to offer and has become a popular holiday destination for families and couples. The village joins National Trust administered coastline, which provides miles of wonderful cliff walks to Salcombe in the South and Bantham in the North.
Nearby Salcombe is a renowned sailing and boating centre located on the west side of the beautiful Salcombe estuary. With miles of sheltered water and sandy beaches, the boat parks, slipways and mooring pontoons at Batson and Shadycombe Creeks make it the ideal location for anyone with a keen interest in the water, as well as anyone looking for a tranquil environment to escape the rat race.

Salcombe has an excellent range of shops and recreational facilities including a wide range of pubs and restaurants. The popular town is a stylish holiday resort enjoyed by families all year round.

The market town of Kingsbridge is located 5 miles away and has an excellent range of shopping facilities, with two large supermarkets and other small local retailers on the high street. There are also multiple health care facilities, primary and secondary schools and large leisure centre with swimming pool and other recreational facilities.

Surrounding Salcombe and Kingsbridge there are numerous sandy beaches and coastal walks along the South Devon coastal path and access to the delightful South Hams countryside.  

ACCOMMODATION A tiled porch provides an area for shoes and coats, wetsuits and wet dogs straight from the beach, with a further door leading into the living area.  

LIVING ROOM 13' 11" x 11' 7" (4.25m x 3.55m) With a quirky shape and exposed beams and stone wall, the living area provides space for seating as well as a small dining table and chairs and stairs lead to the first floor. The slipway onto the beach is perfectly framed by a double glazed window.
 

KITCHEN 10' 11" x 6' 10" (3.34m x 2.10m) Following the curved shape of the cottage, this bijou kitchen offers a great selection of wall, base and drawer units in a solid wood with a contrasting work surface, a stainless steel sink with drainer unit, an electric oven with hob and space for a fridge/freezer and washing machine. Lovely features of the kitchen are the chimney breast which houses a bread oven and a double glazed window overlooking the slipway and beach.
 

MASTER BEDROOM 11' 8" x 10' 4" (3.58m x 3.15m) A lovely double bedroom which boasts stunning views of the Cove and surrounding countryside. The room fills with sunlight and provides space for a double bed and a handy storage cupboard as well as a lovely exposed (painted) stone chimney breast with fireplace.
 

BEDROOM TWO 9' 3" x 5' 10" (2.82m x 1.80m) A small single bedroom which currently has bunk beds, ideal for children, with a small space for storage and wonderful Cove views through both windows.
 

SHOWER ROOM An L shaped shower room which comprises of a curved shower cubicle with glass doors, a hand basin, toilet and heated towel rail. The shower room also benefits from an obscured glass double glazed window. 

OUTSIDE To the end of the cottage is a small planted rockery.

A rarity for Hope Cove is that this cottage boasts a single garage/boat store which also has a driveway to the front for one vehicle. The garage is located to the left of the cottage, after The Moorings cottage.
 

SERVICES Super fast Broadband
Mains water and drainage
Gas central heating with a Worcester Bosch combination boiler
Storage at the rear for 47kg gas cylinders
uPVC Double glazing
South Hams District Council Band D
 

DIRECTIONS Turn off the Kingsbridge/Salcombe road (A381) midway between the two towns, following the signposts for Hope Cove. Follow this road through the small village of Galmpton and on into Hope Cove. On reaching the village carry straight on, following the signpost to Outer Hope, go past the Hope and Anchor pub and Harbourside can be found on the left hand side directly opposite the slipway.  

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY The current owners have enjoyed the cottage as a family holiday home but also rent the property out for approximately 15 weeks per year, to suit their needs. The rental varies month by month with the lowest out of season weekly rate at £495 and the highest weekly rate of £850. Should you wish to continue renting the cottage, an information and booking website will be supplied as part of the sale along with details for any 2018 bookings and repeat customers, one of which has returned 27 times! 


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