West Prawle House, East Portlemouth, Salcombe, TQ8

West Prawle House

  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

7 bedroom house for sale

  • Reference Number PWC170007
  • Agent Marchand Petit Kingsbridge
  • Agent Number 01548 857 588

Guide price £1,250,000

About this property

A wonderful period country house situated in a beautiful rural location only a few miles from the Salcombe Estuary and its beaches, being sold with planning permission for a barn conversion and approximately 11 acres, lake and stables.

West Prawle House is a graceful period property situated in a beautiful rural location only a few miles from the Salcombe Estuary and Mill Bay with its wonderful sandy beach. This character country house is a family home which is run as an occasional bed and breakfast, with 7 bedrooms and is well laid out with two staircases providing a variety of options.

There are breathtaking views down the valley and as far as Dartmoor and approximately 11 acres of paddocks with 2 field shelters and a stream fed lake at the bottom of the valley. There is also a substantial stone barn with PLANNING PERMISSION to convert to a 3 bedroom property with a 2 bedroom annexe. The stables and other outbuildings make this ideal for equestrian lovers and the house abuts a bridal way.

A balcony runs along the front of the property from which the views can be enjoyed and there are many character features including picuture rails, coved ceilings and stripped pine floor boards.

The large kitchen, drawing room, dining room, snug, office, spacious hall and 7 bedrooms offers flexible accommodation and a great opportunity to have as a lovely family home or to develop further for income potential.


Entrance Porch
Sloping ceiling and door to larder with fitted shelving and window.

Reception Hall
Charming spacious hall with elegant staircase to first floor.

Pedestal wash hand basin. WC. Window.

Drawing Room
Bright room with feature bay window with central French Doors opening out to the terrace. Open fireplace with painted timber mantle surround and slate tiled hearth. Alcove storage.

Cosy snug with shelving and window to front.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Fabulous hand crafted kitchen with oil fired Aga and oven with 5 gas ring hob set within a stone built fireplace with timber lintle above. Twin Belfast sink set within a solid timber worktop. Integrated dishwasher. Alcove storage.

Dining Room
Spacious room with exposed ceiling beams and wood burning stove set on a slate hearth. French doors open out to the rear terrace.

Stable door giving access out to the side. Second staircase.

Wall mounted wash hand basin. WC. Window.

Accessed from the hall and kitchen/breakfast room with floor based cupboards and wall units with solid Beech worktop, window and space for a fridge/freezer.

Sloping ceiling and fitted wooden bench seat.

French doors and window. Stone built fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove.

Store Room
Dual aspect windows.

Laundry Room
Window to the front. Stable door opening out to the garden. Belfast sink with solid Beech worktop. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Oil fired boiler. Airing cupboard.

First Floor Landing
Galleried landing. Windows. Two loft hatches, 1 with a pull down ladder. Airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom
Feature bay window. Original cast fireplace with pine mantle and surround.

En-suite Bathroom
Window to side. Fully tiled shower cubicle. Free standing roll top bath with shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin. WC. Part tiled walls.

Dressing Room
Wardrobe and dressing table. Window.

Family Bathroom
Jacuzzi bath with shower above. Pedestal wash hand basin. WC. Part tiled walls.

Bedroom 2
Double bedroom with window to side.

Bedroom 3
Double bedroom with French doors to the balcony. Wardrobes.

Bedroom 4
Single bedroom with French doors to the balcony. Wardrobe.

En-Suite Shower Room
Jack and Jill shower room which bedroom 4 and 5 share. Tiled corner shower cubicle. Pedestal wash hand basin. WC.

Bedroom 5
Double bedroom with French doors to the balcony.

Bedroom 6
Double bedroom with French doors to the balcony. Wardrobe.

En-suite Shower Room
Jack and Jill shower room which beds 6 and 7 share. Fully tiled shower cubicle. WC. Pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom 7
Double bedroom with French doors to the balcony.

A timber gate opens to the main gravel driveway with plenty of parking. The attractive garden has three distinct lawn areas which are beautifully planted with mature trees and shrubs. French doors from the drawing room open to a private and sheltered stone terrace. Double gates open to a yard area and there is a vegetable garden, walled on three sides. Three stone storage sheds, formally pig houses. To the rear is a MOBILE HOME with timber decking and a pleasant BBQ area.

Garage and Wood Store
Double timber doors with attached open wood store.

Land & Stables
Approximately 11 acres of paddocks, 2 field shelters and small arboretum with stream fed lake providing fresh water for livestock. Two stables and tack room attached to the barn.

Substantial barn with PLANNING PERMISSION to converted to a 3 bedroom property with a 2 bedroom annexe.

Mains electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired boiler. Private water.

Council Tax
Currently Band E

Local Authority
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. www.south-hams-dc.gov.uk

Post Code

Fixtures & Fittings
All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.


Strictly by appointment only through Marchand Petit (Modbury Office) Tel: 01548 831163.Please contact the office to make an appointment.

From Kingsbridge take the A379 Dartmouth road as far as Frogmore. Turn right in the village passing the head of the creek and following signposts to East Prawle. Continue following the signposts for East Prawle and shortly before reaching the village turn right at Knowle Fork signposted EastPortlemouth at the water tower. Continue on this road for approximately 1 mile then take the right turn for West Prawle and the property will be found a short way down on the right.

Kingsbridge 9 miles; Salcombe 14 miles; Dartmouth 14 miles

Key Features

West Prawle House, East Portlemouth, Salcombe, TQ8
  • Character Country House
  • Close to Mill Bay sandy beach
  • Breathtaking views over valley and to Dartmoor
  • 2 staircases & 7 bedrooms
  • Very flexible accommodation
  • Family home with occasional B&B
  • Further income potential
  • Barn with planning permission
  • Stables
  • Approximately 11 acres
  • Lake

Enquire now


94 Fore Street Kingsbridge Devon TQ7 1PP

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday viewings by appointment


01548 857 588

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