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Slapton, Devon, TQ7
Guide price £595,000 | 4 bedrooms

Property features

• Flexible accommodation
• Parking
• Courtyard garden
• Abundance of period features
• Walking distance of local facilities
• Situated in the village centre

The Round House is a unique Grade II listed property with a distinctive curved frontage situated in the heart of the highly desirable village of Slapton with views over the church and countryside beyond. Flexible accommodation, courtyard garden, parking and garage.
 
SITUATION
Slapton is considered to be one of the prettiest and most desirable villages in the South Hams and is almost equi-distant between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. The village has a thriving local community, two excellent pubs, a well-stocked general store, village hall, chapel and C13th church. It is just a few minutes' walk from Slapton Sands and is also known for the internationally famous Slapton Ley Nature Reserve.

DESCRIPTION
The Round House is a unique Grade II listed property with a distinctive curved frontage situated in the heart of Slapton with views over the church and countryside beyond. Thought to date back to circa 18th Century with origins as a merchants house and more latterly as a village general stores before being turned into a deceptively spacious main residence.

ACCOMMODATION
The entrance hall with Victorian style tiled floor leads to stairs rising to the first floor and acts as the central core of the property.
 
The sitting room, with curved wall benefits from red brick surround fireplace with multi fuel burner and views out towards the church. The library room also benefits from multi fuel burner, fitted cupboards housing boiler and the distinctive curved wall with three wooden sash windows. The breakfast room has a wonderful wooden parquet flooring with multi fuel burner within inset fireplace. The dining room has original wooden floorboards, multi fuel burner and is flooded with light from the large bay window overlooking the church. The kitchen has slate tiled flooring and offers a range of cupboards and drawers, a sink plus space for tall fridge freezer and washing machine, a large electric range plus built-in dishwasher. A door leads out to the rear courtyard area.
 
On the first floor, the generous sized landing provides access to all rooms. The master bedroom with partly curved wall has an adjoining dressing room/bedroom 2 with built-in cupboard. Bedroom 3 is of good size with views out over the church and countryside beyond. The study/ bedroom 4 has views out over the church and countryside beyond. Bedroom 5 is a light and bright room with feature fireplace and large bay window overlooking the church and countryside beyond. Bedroom 6 has built-in cupboards and benefits from views out over the rear courtyard.
 
The bathroom is a white suite comprising of bath with shower. The separate shower room consists of WC, shower & hand basin.

OUTSIDE
Folding wooden gates provides vehicular access for small car to paved external parking area plus access to the two storey brick and stone garage/workshop outbuilding. The outbuilding with gated access directly to the rear courtyard provides excellent potential for conversion to a studio (subject to relevant planning consents).
 
The courtyard garden is enclosed with stone walls and partly paved with flagstone flooring and offers a wood store area to the back plus some mature shrubs and trees. A convenient outhouse is also located in the rear courtyard. Access to the parking area and outbuilding is directly off the courtyard via wooden gate.

SERVICES
It is understood that all mains services are connected except gas (not in village).

TENURE
Freehold

LOCAL AUTHORITY
South Hams District Council

DIRECTIONS
From Dartmouth take the coast road through Stoke Fleming and Strete, proceed along Slapton Ley and turn right signposted Slapton. Proceed into the village and take a sharp right hand bend, passing the Queens Arms Pub on your left hand side. The Round House will shortly be seen on your right hand side opposite the entrance to the church.
 

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