Alston Well, Slapton, Kingsbridge, TQ7

Alston Well

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

4 bedroom barn conversion under offer

  • Reference Number KIN180132
  • Agent Marchand Petit Kingsbridge
  • Agent Number 01548 857 588

Guide price £750,000

About this property

A beautiful detached 3-bed barn with spacious 1 bed annexe, set in about 3 acres, located in an idyllic rural position a short drive from the coast. Garage. Workshop. Studio/store room. EPC Rating C.

Alston Well was converted into a fabulous family home 18 years ago and offers wonderful accommodation in a stunning location being completely surrounded by its own land with no near neighbours. The property
sits in approximately 3 acres of landscaped gardens, which provide distant sea-views and includes a paddock and vegetable patch as well as a large workshop, garaging and studio/store room. The converted barn benefits from 2 en-suite bedrooms plus additional bedroom, downstairs WC, sitting room with oak flooring and exposed beams and an eat-in kitchen/dining room. The property also benefits from under floor heating throughout. There is also a detached 1-bedroom annexe with open plan living space. More than ample parking and opportunity to extend subject to the usual planning conditions.

The small hamlet of Alston is situated approximately one mile from Slapton and one and a half miles from the coast. The village has a thriving local community with two excellent public houses, a general store, village hall, church and chapel. Slapton Ley Nature Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world and is the largest freshwater lake in the south west. Nearby are lovely coves and beaches with dramatic walks over the South Devon Coastal Path. Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Totnes (with rail links to
Paddington - about 3 hrs) are all within easy reach.

Entrance Hall
Part exposed stonework to one wall. Stairs to first floor, under stairs cupboard. Karndean tiled floor.

Wall mounted wash hand basin, WC. Karndean tiled floor.

Sitting Room
A well proportioned room with 3 pairs of French doors. Exposed beams. Solid oak flooring.

Kitchen/Dining Room
A bright and airy room with French doors opening to the side patio garden. Exposed beams, part exposed walls. Karndean tiled floor. The contemporary fitted units were installed only 8 months ago and have composite worktop, splashback and fully integrated Bosch appliances, consisting Fridge/freezer. Oven/grill/microwave. Pyrolytic oven/grill. 800mm Induction hob. Extractor hood. Dishwasher and a Quooker boiling water tap.


Part sloping ceiling with part exposed roof truss. Velux skylight.

Master Bedroom
A charming double bedroom with vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers. French doors with Juliet balcony overlooking the garden and grounds.

En-suite Bathroom
Free standing bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin with cupboard below, WC. Ceramic tiled floor. Chrome radiator heated towel rail. Velux skylight.

Bedroom 2
A lovely double bedroom with vaulted roof and exposed timbers. Dual aspect windows affording good countryside views to the sea. Built in wardrobe.

En-Suite Shower Room
Fully tiled corner shower cubicle fitted with rainfall head. Wash hand basin. WC. Partly tiled walls. Chrome radiator heated towel rail. Ceramic tiled floor. Velux skylight.

Bedroom 3
Arrow slit window to front. Exposed roof timbers. Ladder to mezzanine storage area with Velux skylight.

Detached Annexe
A detached timber and stone building, open plan living room with wood burner, exposed floorboards, triple aspect windows and French doors to the front. Fitted kitchen.

Shower Room / Utility
Shower cubicle, wash hand basin with cupboard below. WC. Karndean tiled floor. Window. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

Bedroom/Office and Store Room
French doors to front. Exposed floorboards. Double doors to store room.

Detached Garage/Workshop/Store Room
Double timber doors to garage area with windows. Step leads up to good sized workshop with windows and door to front. Door through to further room with dual aspect windows. Electric light throughout and power points in workshop and store room. Beside the garage is an aluminium greenhouse.

A gravelled drive and a large area of concrete hard standing provides ample parking/storage area. Pond. The main water supply is from a stone well which if needed can be backed up from the bore hole. Stone pathway and steps lead to the front of the property with pebble area and decked seating area with pergola being backed by a stone wall with raised flower beds and established roses. Lawn to one side with planted flowering borders, pine tree.Further lawned area with small vegetable plot. Timber garden shed. Cold water taps. To side of the property is a lovely patio seating area accessed from the kitchen/breakfast room. Raised flower beds. A path leads to the remainder of the garden with good variety of trees. Beyond here is the paddock.

Council Tax
Band C.

Mains electricity. Private water and drainage. Oil fired boiler (situated outside in small shed) supplying domestic hot water and under floor heating throughout.

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

Fixtures and 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.

The property is Freehold.

Strictly by appointment with the agent, Marchand Petit (Kingsbridge office). Tel 01548 857588.

From Kingsbridge take the A381 Totnes Road and after about 5 miles turn right signposted East Allington/Slapton. Continue along this lane for about 3 miles and just after passing Wallaton Cross turn right signposted Alston. Continue for about a mile and at Alston Cross turn right (shown as a no through road), the property will be found after about quarter of a mile down a private gravelled drive.

Kingsbridge 7 miles; Salcombe 13 miles; Dartmouth 7 miles

Key Features

Alston Well, Slapton, Kingsbridge, TQ7
  • Detached character barn
  • 3 bedrooms (2 en-suite)
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting Room
  • Detached 1 bed annexe
  • Open plan living space
  • Garage/Workshop/Store Room
  • Sitting in its own grounds of approx 3 acres
  • Rural location less than 2 miles from the coast


Floorplan 1

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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