Thurlestone House, Thurlestone, Kingsbridge, TQ7

Thurlestone House

  • 26 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

26 bedroom house under offer

  • Reference Number PWC190018
  • Agent Marchand Petit Kingsbridge
  • Agent Number 01548 857 588

Guide price £1,250,000

About this property

A superb opportunity to purchase a prominent property with far reaching coastal and rural views. Situated in the sought after village of Thurlestone.

Thurlestone is an attractive village situated close to the spectacular Devon Coast in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the South West Coast Path is the only hike in the UK to have made it into the highly respected Lonely Planet Adventures Guide Book. A short stroll takes you across to Thurlestone Sands with the landmark Thurlestone Rock, the popular ‘Beach House’ café and Thurlestone Marsh, one of three small wetlands south of the village. Thurlestone has a vibrant community with popular primary school, a busy village hall, shop and post office, pub and church. There is even a converted BT Red Phone Box providing ‘The Thurlestone Book Exchange’. The Thurlestone Hotel has a superb health club with spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and there is a fine 18-hole links golf course. The nearby market town of Kingsbridge provides a good range of shops, a health centre, leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, library, schools and churches.

Thurlestone House is set in a commanding position, in the village offering outstanding panoramic views over the coast to Thurlestone Rock, Bantham and beyond.

There is a good range of shopping and other amenities in the market town of Kingsbridge, whilst the nearby Georgian town of Modbury also has a wide selection of shops. Plymouth city centre is some 18 miles distant. Nearby there are fine cliff top and coastal walks, other beaches and coves, with sailing at Salcombe and Newton Ferrers. There is an 18 hole golf course nearby at Bigbury and a further 18 hole golf course at Thurlestone with Dartmoor National Park several miles to the north.

The property is identified by the plan edged in red and extends to approximately 1627.76 metres (17521.05 sq. ft). The site currently occupied by Thurlestone House; a prominent former residential care home offers good surrounding views including coastal towards Thurlestone Rock. The former care home (which has now ceased trading) benefits from a main road frontage but also has rear vehicular and pedestrian access. The landscaped gardens are mainly to the front, rear and one side of the existing property and the car parking provides for a number of vehicles.

(Please note: all viewings need to be accompanied)

The property is registered as Title Number DN 99130 (Freehold interest- Title absolute). The Title refers to various covenants both restrictive and otherwise and we would recommend that interested parties make their own enquiries via their solicitor. (Copies of the register and plan are provided in the Technical Pack).

No planning enquiries has been sought by ourselves and we would recommend that interested parties make their own enquiries with the local authority (contact details below) and make reference also to the Thurlestone Parish Neighbourhood plan 2015 – 2034.

Thurlestone House is situated within the South Devon AONB.

The property is not listed, nor is it in a conservation area or subject to any tree preservation orders.

The property, Thurlestone House is referred to as Thurlestone Court on the Title and other documents.

The property benefits from mains electricity, water and drainage, there is no gas in the village.

The property will be sold by private treaty, although the seller reserves the right to set a closing date for offers at a subsequent date.

The seller is inviting offers on an unconditional or conditional basis.

The Technical Pack will include a submission of offers document, which will set out the basis for submitting offers and the information required from interested parties.

The site falls within the jurisdiction of South Hams District Council.

South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road

Telephone: 01803 861122

A technical pack is available to interested parties upon request which will include.

• Location and site Plans
• Tile Registers and Plans
• Photographs
• Floor plans

The Technical pack is provided for information only. It has been collated at a particular point in time and does not negate the need for a prospective purchaser to carry out their own due diligence which they must rely upon. To obtain this pack, please contact our Land & New Homes Department on 01548 233100 or email .

Strictly by appointment with the vendors sole agents Marchand Petit. It is proposed that a number of open days will be arranged if necessary and details will be given upon request.

On entering Thurlestone go past the Court Park turning on the left-hand side, Thurlestone House can be found a little further down on the left.

Postcode for SATNAV is TQ7 3LY.

All photographs are Drone photography.

On entering Thurlestone go past the Court Park turning on the left hand side, Thurlestone House can be found a little further down on the left.

Postcode for SATNAV is TQ7 3LY.

Kingsbridge 5 miles; Salcombe 7 miles; Totnes 16 miles (distances are approximate)

Key Features

Thurlestone House, Thurlestone, Kingsbridge, TQ7
  • Former Care Home
  • Prominent location
  • Approximately 8431.4 sq.ft.
  • Est Area; 1627.76m (17521.05 sq.ft)
  • Est 0.4 Acre (0.16 Hectare)
  • Excellent views
  • Potential other uses - subject to planning



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