Wheel Row Cottages, Kingston, Kingsbridge, TQ7

Wheel Row Cottages

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

5 bedroom house under offer

  • Reference Number MOD160165
  • Agent Marchand Petit Modbury
  • Agent Number 01548 831 163

Guide price £625,000

About this property

Two characterful 16th century adjoining cottages, each with their own private pretty gardens, in the popular coastal village of Kingston.

Kingston is a small, peaceful and unspoilt South Hams village, which is made predominantly of pretty Devon cottages, many being thatched. It has a well known village inn, The Dolphin and a church. The village lies some three to four miles south of the Georgian town of Modbury, which is well provided with a range of local shops. For more comprehensive shopping centres Kingsbridge is to the south east and Plymouth, which is within easy commuting distance, is to the north west. The coast is within a mile at Wonwell Beach and nearby there are other beaches and coves, as well as fine cliff top and coastal walks, and an 18 hole golf course at Bigbury. There is sailing at Salcombe, Newton Ferrers and on the Erme estuary, and to the north there is Dartmoor National Park.

Situated within the heart of the village, Clematis Cottage and Rambling Rose are a pair of lovingly restored, traditional 16th century cottages, set within a communal terrace to the front and each benefitting from their own pretty private rear garden area.

Clematis Cottage, with traditional features throughout including original beams and a wood burning stove, has a well-fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and two pretty double en-suite bedrooms.

Adjacent is Rambling Rose, again charmingly restored with a wealth of original features, including fireplaces, wood burning stove, beamed ceilings and two staircases leading upstairs to the three double bedrooms. The master en-suite bedroom is a delightful room with planked floor and panelling made from local shipwreck timbers.

It is also worth noting that the cottages are connected through a disguised “secret door” which enables the two cottages to be used as one five bedroom house if desired.

Outside, the mature, pretty quintessential cottage gardens have been thoughtfully planted with a range of rare and unusual plants, providing a lovely place in which to relax. Within the grounds is also a listed donkey shed’ with lapsed planning permission, which could be converted.


Mains electric, water and drainage.



Council Tax

Clematis Cottage - currently band C.Rambling Rose - currently band C.


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

From our Modbury Office follow the A379 towards Kingsbridge and after approximately 1½ miles turn right at Harraton Cross towards Bigbury on Sea. After approximately 2 miles turn right at Seven Stone Cross to Kingston. Continue towards Kingston and, on reaching the crossroad, turn left towards the village centre. Take the third turning on the right hand side (Chapel Row), by the row of thatched cottages. Wheel Row Cottages will be found on the right hand side.

Wonwell Beach 1 mile, Kingsbridge 10 miles, Modbury 4 miles, Plymouth 17 miles (distances approximate)

Key Features

Wheel Row Cottages, Kingston, Kingsbridge, TQ7
  • Opportunity to purchase two beautiful cottages
  • Clematis Cottage - two bedrooms, 986 sq. ft
  • Rambling Rose - three bedrooms, 1180 sq. ft
  • Located in the heart of a delightful South Hams village
  • Potential to extend, subject to planning consents being obtained
  • Mature pretty quintessential cottage gardens
  • Private off-street parking for two cars
  • Approx 1.5 miles to Wonwell Beach



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