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Town Road East Prawle, Kingsbridge
Guide Price £375,000

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  • Spacious Former School House
  • Planning Permission for 4 Bedroom Dwelling
  • For Sale by Informal Tender
  • Highly Sought After South Hams Village
  • Delightful Views

For sale by informal tender (closing date Thursday 16th May 2019 at 12 noon). This spacious former school house has planning permission for the creation of a four bedroom detached dwelling and is located in a highly sought after South Hams village.


The property occupies a prominent position on the edge of the village from where views over farmland and countryside are enjoyed. East Prawle is a highly sought after village in which to live, with the dramatic coastline at Prawle Point and Gammon Head within easy reach. In the village is the well-respected Pig’s Nose public house and there are many public footpaths to enjoy. Just across the road is Prawle cricket field. The nearest town of Kingsbridge offers a wide selection of individual shopping outlets, eateries/public houses and recreational/cultural pursuits.


The Old School House is an excellent project for someone wishing to create a stylish and well proportioned home. The drawn plans provide for spacious living accommodation and four bedrooms with ensuite facilities to the main bedroom. The property was originally constructed in 1876 and used as the village school from 1877. Delightful views are enjoyed and the property has a level plot suitable for the creation of a garden and good parking facilities. Within the grounds is the capped original Victorian water well. The South Hams Council planning reference is 10/1226/04/F. As previously mentioned the plans passed are for four bedroom accommodation but is presently laid out as follows. Door to:-


Storage cupboard and further door to:-


With a white suite and uPVC double glazed window.


18' 4'' x 10' 4'' (5.58m x 3.15m)

uPVC double glazed windows to both sides with views over the farmland to the south. Large opening to:-


22' 3'' x 18' 2'' (6.78m x 5.53m)

Staircase to the first floor. Windows to the north and south sides, the latter looking out over the adjacent field. Full height vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses. Door to the former main entrance area with windows to both sides.


17' 4'' x 6' 6'' (5.28m x 1.98m)

Window to the south elevation looking out over farmland.


17' 4'' x 12' 1'' (5.28m x 3.68m)

Door to the west elevation.



17' 3'' x 12' 0'' (5.25m x 3.65m)

Exposed roof trusses. Arched window to the west elevation and window to the northern side. Door to:-


Velux window to the south affording superb village and country views. Door to:-



Vehicular access via wrought iron double gates plus further pedestrian access to the level grounds, which offer scope for plenty of parking and level garden areas. Boundaries are formed by fencing and natural stone walling.


With slate roof.


Mains water, electricity, and drainage. Broadband connected.


Directions to East Prawle From Kingsbridge: Take the coastal road towards Dartmouth (A379). At Frogmore take a right turn, signposted South Pool, East Prawle. At the top of the hill take the left turn to Ford and East Prawle. At the end of the road go straight on. Follow the road all the way to East Prawle. The Old School is on the left soon after the village sign. From Dartmouth: Take the coastal road to Torcross/Kingsbridge (A379). At Stokenham, take the left turn at the mini roundabout, signposted Start Point/East Prawle. Continue on this road until you reach the East Prawle village sign. The old School is on the left soon after.


The property is to be sold by Informal Tender. The closing date for tenders is Thursday 16th May 2019 at 12 noon. After a sale has been arranged, the successful purchaser will be required to exchange contracts within 28 days of their solicitor receiving the contract documentation. Completion will then take place on an agreed date thereafter. An Informal Tender form is available from Rendells by either emailing us or telephoning the office.

Name Location Type Distance
Town Road East Prawle
Kingsbridge TQ7 2DF
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DRO1717

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