Prideaux House, Torcross, Kingsbridge, TQ7

Prideaux House

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Reception Rooms

6 bedroom house under offer

  • Reference Number KIN190261
  • Agent Marchand Petit Kingsbridge
  • Agent Number 01548 857 588

Guide price £400,000

About this property

FOR SALE BY AUCTION (unless previously sold) at the Thurlestone Hotel at 3.30pm prompt on Thursday the 5th November 2020.
A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached property of approx. 3,500 sq.ft - sat in approximately 1.21 acres overlooking Slapton Ley, yet only a stones throw from Slapton Sands.

Torcross is a picturesque village overlooking Start Bay midway between the historic town of Dartmouth and the bustling market town of Kingsbridge. It is set in a beautiful stretch of the South Devon coastline and is positioned at the end of a three mile stretch of beach known as Slapton Sands. Enclosed and protected by the beach, is a large freshwater lake and bird sanctuary. Torcross has a popular inn and restaurants. Nearby there is a popular farm shop specialising in growing and selling of home grown and locally produced food and drinks.

Prideaux House is situated in the village of Torcross overlooking the beautiful freshwater lake popular for walkers and naturalists alike yet providing easy access to the towns of Dartmouth and Kingsbridge. The site enjoys a superb waterside scene overlooking the Ley but also being close to the sea and Slapton Sands.

Prideaux House is a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached property of approximately 3500 sq.ft. on two floors currently arranged as a Butchers Shop on the ground floor, with living accommodation to the rear and above. (See attached floor plan).

The site as identified on the attached plan edged red extends to approximately 1.2 acres (0.48 hectares) with potential for redevelopment (subject to planning) of the existing property and the various barns and outbuildings extending to approximately 2500 sq.ft. see attached floor plans.

Prideaux House is situated in the South Devon AONB but it is not listed nor are there any tree preservation orders on the land and it is not within the Conservation area.

The property is registered as Title Number DN609167. Copies of the register and plans are provided in the special conditions of sale and auction pack.

The site has not been elected for VAT.

No planning advice has been sought by ourselves with the respective Local planning authority.

The site is connected to electricity, water and sewerage. There is no gas connected to the property.

The property will be offered for sale by Public Auction at the Thurlestone Hotel, on Thursday the 29th October 2020 at 3.30pm, subject to a reserve price. A 10% deposit based on the sale price will be payable at the fall of the hammer. In addition, a 1% Buyer's Premium to the agents by means of a cheque or BACS payment towards auction expenses will be payable at the same time. Those not able to attend the auction but intending to use a proxy must complete and return a proxy form and have with them at the time of auction a cheque made payable to the vendors solicitors for 10% of the guide price..

Copies of the Special Conditions of Sale can be obtained in pdf format from the vendors sole agents, Marchand Petit, 94 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 1PP, Telephone 01548 857588.

A Buyer's Premium of 1% plus VAT of the hammer price will be payable to the sole agents and auctioneers in addition to the purchase price and deposit payable to the vendor's solicitors at the auction. In the event the property is sold prior to or after the auction Buyer's Premium is payable to the agent in any event upon exchange of contracts.

All interested buyers attending the auction are advised to bring proof of identity and address in order that we can comply with Money Laundering Regulations.

Completion will take place 28 days from the auction date or sooner by agreement.

Our standard auction conditions can be viewed on our website under Marchand Petit's Standard Auction Conditions.

Very strictly by prior appointment only through Marchand Petit Kingsbridge office. Tel 01548 857588. No unaccompanied viewings.

From Kingsbridge take the A379 Dartmouth Road. On reaching Torcross the property will be found on the right-hand side just before the left-hand bend.

Kingsbridge 7 miles; Salcombe 13 miles; Dartmouth miles 9 miles (distances are approximate)

Key Features

Prideaux House, Torcross, Kingsbridge, TQ7
  • Redevelop existing house, barns and land
  • Approx 1.21 acres
  • Overlooking Slapton Ley



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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

On the 18th May 2020, in line with government guidelines for estate agency, we resumed viewings and valuations of property. Where possible we will be minimising the numbers of viewings by first offering buyers a virtual tour. When viewings take place in person, social distancing and safety protocols will be in place.

We would like to remind all buyers that travel to the South Hams should be achievable in a day (round trip) and for those who live further away, a virtual tour with one of our agents will be offered until travel restrictions change.

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