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Kingston, Kingsbridge, South Devon TQ7

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Property features

  • Delightful character cottage
  • Within close proximity to the coast
  • Beautifully appointed throughout
  • Lovely character features
  • Open plan living accommodation
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Three bedrooms
  • Courtyard garden
  • Excellent investment opportunity

Property description

Situation Kingston is an unspoilt picturesque village situated close to the South Devon coast. The village has a thriving community centred around the delightful Dolphin Inn and Parish Church of St James. As well as being wonderfully rural, Kingston is just a short drive from the golden sands of Wonwell Beach situated at the mouth of the truly beautiful Erme Estuary.

The Georgian town of Modbury some four miles away is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is well supplied with many independent food shops to include a butchers, delicatessen, post office together with art and gift shops along with warm and inviting inns and restaurants. The town has a health centre, opticians, dentist, pharmacy and veterinary surgery as well as a parish church and an exceptional primary school. Bigbury Golf Club is 2 ½ miles away.

Description A beautifully appointed cottage nestled in the heart of an idyllic coastal village. This charming property offers a wealth of character features and comprises of 2 bedrooms, open plan kitchen/diner/sitting room, study, bathroom and courtyard garden.

A wooden gate leads from the quiet country lane to three cottages, where number two sits in between the two. A lovely courtyard garden can be found leading to a stable door where you are met with a lobby area perfect for use as a boot/cloaks room. Tiled floor.

Partly glazed door leads to an open plan:-

kitchen/diner/sitting room A wonderful living area, neutrally decorated comprising:-

sitting room With exposed stone wall and open fire, this really is a relaxing area. Window with window seat overlooking the front aspect. Electric heater. Downlighters.

Dining area Again full of character with a window and window seat overlooking the front. Electric heater. Downlighters.

Kitchen A well-presented fitted kitchen with wall and base units and tiled splashback. Space for fridge, washing machine and dishwasher. Electric hob and oven. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit. Window with deep sill overlooking the rear. Downlighters.

Partly glazed door to stairs.

Landing A light space with views overlooking the village. Electric heater. Attractive wooden doors to:-

bedroom 1 This double bedroom enjoys pretty views of the courtyard garden. Bookshelf set in alcove. Triple wardrobes. Electric heater.

Bedroom 2 Currently being used as a study, this would make an ideal nursery or hobby room. Window overlooking the rear aspect. Stairs to:-

study A lovely characterful double room with beams and two Velux windows enjoying views across the village. Wall lights. Electric heater. Reduced head height. Two storage cupboards.

Bathroom Well-appointed with a white suite comprising of a panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin with tiled splashback and WC. Heated towel rail. Fitted cupboards. Window to front aspect.

Outside The pretty courtyard garden which is positioned to the front of the property has a raised bed filled with established flowering shrubs. Ample space for a table and chairs and perfect for alfresco dining.

Tenure Freehold.

Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Electric heating.

Local authority South Hams District Council. Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel.

viewings Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye, Modbury Office. Bespoke appointments outside usual office hours can be arranged with adequate notice.

Directions From Modbury proceed along the A379 towards Kingsbridge to Harraton Cross and turn right for Bigbury-on-Sea and Burgh Island. Follow this road for approximately 1 mile until you reach a signpost for Kingston. Turn right and after approximately a mile, go straight on at the crossroads and follow the road passing the pub on the left. Carry on straight and take the next left and left again at the next junction, where Rock Cottages can be found on the right hand side.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £354,231 Sales 274 Current average value £395,689 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £4,234 ▲ 1.08%

Property value data/graphs for TQ7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £531,800 £327 3.7 £443,144
Semi-detached £332,548 £308 3.1 £324,891
Terraced £257,589 £301 2.8 £221,066
Flats £282,572 £368 2.2 £253,912

Current asking prices in TQ7

Average: £316,478
Avg. current asking prices in TQ7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £160,675
Flats - £187,938
All £160,675

Current asking rents in TQ7

Average: £729 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TQ7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £688 pcm
£702 pcm
- £1,549 pcm
Flats £469 pcm
£650 pcm
£849 pcm
- -
All £469 pcm
£678 pcm
£776 pcm
- £1,549 pcm

Fun facts for TQ7

Highest value in TQ7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Curlew Drive £1,147,132
Kingsbridge TQ7 £860,284
Bantham, Kingsbridge TQ7 £828,762
Warren Road £817,676
Warren Road £781,967
Highest turnover in TQ7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Ilbert Road 54.5%
Windsor Court 53.7%
Robins Field 53.3%
Saunders Way 46.2%
Fore Street 41.2%

What Zoopla users think of Kingston

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Nearby transport

  • Ivybridge (5.6 miles)
  • Plymouth (11.0 miles)
  • Devonport (12.1 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (36.6 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (79.0 miles)
  • The Blaye Airport (86.5 miles)
  • Cockleridge Ham Ferry Landing (2.9 miles)
  • Bantham Ferry Landing (3.1 miles)
  • Noss Mayo Ferry Landing (6.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Holbeton School (2.1 miles)
  • Modbury Primary School (2.9 miles)
  • Ermington Primary School (3.4 miles)
  • City College Plymouth (11.8 miles)
  • UTC Plymouth (12.3 miles)
  • Lifeworks College (12.9 miles)
  • Dame Hannah Rogers School (5.3 miles)
  • Ivybridge Community College (5.5 miles)
  • Kingsbridge Academy (6.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,216 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 25,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £899 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £60,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£142/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £45 Electricity £50 Estimated energy cost £95/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 15300 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

South Hams

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £154 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £22 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £56 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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