Ships Cottage, Rock Hill, Aveton Gifford, Kingsbridge, TQ7

Ships Cottage

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Reception Rooms

2 bedroom cottage sold

  • Reference Number HEA170002
  • Agent Marchand Petit Modbury
  • Agent Number 01548 831 163

Offers in excess of £180,000

About this property

Delightful terraced cottage set back from the main centre of this charming village and benefitting from an enclosed level rear garden. EPC Rating E.

Aveton Gifford lies on the western bank of the River Avon, deep in the South Hams in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village is probably best known for its 15th Century bridge which was built to replace the ancient ford. Aveton Gifford is off the beaten track as the by-pass carries all major traffic and the old part of the village is a conservation area. There is a public house with a restaurant, church, nursery/primary school, village shop and it is on the bus route. The village also has a tennis club, cricket club, children’s playground and a large green within walking distance. The Georgian town of Modbury with an interesting variety of shops is to the north and Kingsbridge which has a more comprehensive shopping centre is to the south. To the east lies the Avon River and Estuary which is renowned for its abundance of wild fowl. The River Avon is navigable downstream to Bantham and out to sea, tide permitting. The nearest sandy beaches are Bigbury on Sea, Bantham and Burgh Island, surrounded by outstanding scenery and cliff tops of the South Hams coastline, much of which is now owned by the National Trust. Also nearby are the sailing centres based at Salcombe and Newton Ferrers, as well as 18 hole golf courses at Bigbury and Thurlestone. Dartmoor National Park is several miles to the north and provides a backdrop to the area which must surely rank as one of the most beautiful in the country.

The property has character features including exposed ceiling beams, quarry tiled floor in the dining room, windows with window seats in the reception rooms and exposed and painted floorboards in the bedrooms. Wood burning stove with arched alcove in the sitting room, glazed doors leading to the dining room and stairs to first floor. The kitchen has part glazed door to the garden, fitted units with integrated oven, hob, extractor above and space for dishwasher. On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms. Bathroom with bath and shower above, wash hand basin and WC, full height glazed doors. To the front of the property there is very useful outside store with double timber doors and electricity connected. The delightful rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a patio seating area and a timber garden shed, currently used as an office with utility area at one end.

Mains water, drainage and electricity.

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

From Modbury take the A379 towards Kingsbridge and after approximately 4 miles you will reach a the roundabout, take the left turning into Aveton Gifford. After a short distance turn right up Rock Hill and the property will be found half-way up on the left hand side.

Kingsbridge 4 miles, Plymouth 17 miles, Modbury 4.5 miles (distances approximate)

Key Features

Ships Cottage, Rock Hill, Aveton Gifford, Kingsbridge, TQ7
  • Popular village location
  • Wood burner in sitting room
  • Rear garden.
  • Garden shed (currently used as an office with utility area).
  • Outside store to the front.



Floorplan 1

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4 Broad Street Modbury Devon PL21 0PS

Opening Hours

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


01548 831 163

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