The Old Lifeboat House, Hope Cove, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7

The Old Lifeboat House

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  • Reference Number SAL220049
  • Agent Marchand Petit Salcombe
  • Agent Number 01548 844 473

Guide price £650,000

About this property

FOR SALE BY AUCTION (unless previously sold), Venue and Date to be announced. An outstanding opportunity to acquire this iconic Grade II listed waterside building.

DESCRIPTION This unique historical Grade II listed waterfront building being the former Hope Cove Lifeboat House offering an overall 730 sq ft of accommodation laid out over two floors with natural slate roof and window and door openings. Parking for 2 vehicles and paved terracing.

SERVICES Drainage and water are present but services have not been tested and are only available subject to the local utility supplier's conditions of supply. Three phase and single phase electricity connected. Internal BT supply.

TENURE Freehold.

BOUNDARIES Purchasers should satisfy themselves where the boundary is situated and the plot is sold as seen with no guarantees.

PLANNING Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries in this respect. It is understood that no planning applications have been made to the local planning authority on this building. It has established commercial use connected to fishing.

METHOD OF SALE The property will be offered for sale by auction Venue and Date to be announced. A 10% deposit based on the sale price will be payable at the fall of the hammer and in addition a 1% buyer's premium will be payable to the vendor's sole selling agents by means of a BACS payment at the time and venue of the auction.

PROXY BIDS Those not able to attend the auction but intend to use a proxy must complete and return a proxy form and have with them at the time of the auction a cheque made payable to the vendor's sole agent for 10% of the guide price.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF SALE Copies in PDF format of the Special Conditions of Sale can be obtained from either the vendor's sole agents, Marchand Petit, 24 Fore Street, Salcombe, Devon TQ8 8ET. Telephone 01548 844473, or from the vendors solicitors, Messrs Beers, 29 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 1AA. Telephone 01548 857000. Marked for the attention of: Mr Richard Jones. Email

BUYER'S PREMIUM 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 sole agent at the auction. In the event the property is sold prior to auction or after the auction the Buyer's Premium remains payable to the vendors sole agent in accordance with the contract.

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS All interested buyers attending the auction and intending to bid should register for anti-money laundering purposes providing proof of identity and address in order that we can comply with Money Laundering Regulations.

COMPLETION It is proposed that completion will take place 28 days from the auction date or sooner by agreement.

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

SALE PLAN A location and sale plan has been prepared within these sales particulars for guidance purposes only and purchasers should satisfy themselves in respect of boundaries and the site area.

PARKING For those attending the auction you are advised to arrive early as parking can become congested and difficult to find.

VIEWING Very strictly by prior appointment only through Marchand Petit Salcombe office 01548 844473.

From Kingsbridge take the A381 Salcombe road. After about 2.5 miles turn right, signposted Hope Cove. On entering Hope Cove turn left, signposted Inner Hope. Follow this road around the old sea wall and the Old Lifeboat House will be found on your right as you veer left.



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24 Fore Street Salcombe Devon TQ8 8ET

Opening Hours

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


01548 844 473