Compton, Marldon, Devon

Compton, Marldon, Devon
  • £199,500
  • Address Compton, Marldon, Paignton
  • City Paignton
  • Zip/Postal Code TQ3 1TA
  • Area Marldon


  • Apartment, Flat, Maisonette
  • Property Type
  • 2
  • Bedrooms
  • 1
  • Bathroom
  • 202602
  • Property ID

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A very spacious 2/3 Bedroom first floor maisonette forming part of an historic listed building with large rooms over two floors and many original features set in an idyllic village with a rural outlook close to the south Devon coast. Potential Investment Opportunity.


Compton is a small picturesque Devon village just outside Marldon which in turn is on the outskirts of Torbay close to the South Devon Coast. The village is known for the historic National Trust property, Compton Castle.

Local amenities including village store and post office are available in nearby Marldon as well as the popular Church House Inn which is less then a mile away. The well-reviewed Bickley Mill Inn and Restaurant is around 1.5 miles distant. There is a wider range of shops, supermarkets, and restaurants are available in nearby Paignton and Torquay. Totnes and Newton Abbot are also a short drive away. Dartmoor National Park with its rugged landscape, miles of walking and tors is 12 miles away.

Transport links in the area are good. Torquay, Newton Abbot and Totnes Train Stations have links to London Paddington and Birmingham: Exeter Airport provides both UK and international flights. The regional Cities of Exeter & Plymouth approximately 22 miles and 32 miles respectively.


This very spacious first floor maisonette extends to around 133 sqm/1,431 sqft and forms part of Compton House, a Grade II listed building which was originally a farmhouse dating from the 17th Century. The property retains many original features such as high ceilings, sash windows, fireplaces and exposed beams.

Accessed by steps from a central courtyard the property is laid out over two floors. Accommodation consists of a reception hall, kitchen, living room, double bedroom and bathroom to the ground floor, and a large flexible room upstairs which could be utilised as a large bedroom with dressing room of study off, or an additional reception room. A car port accessed off the courtyard provides parking for one car with further on street parking available.


Steps from the shared courtyard rise to a glazed porch where the front door opens to the reception hall, a spacious and useful room in itself which gives access to other rooms on this floor and from where stairs rise to the upper floor. The property is well proportioned with spacious rooms throughout and high ceilings to the lower floor.

The living room is of a particularly generous size with ample space for a large dining table and sitting room furniture. There is what could be an open fireplace with a stone surround and mantle and the Georgian style sash window with storage heater below looks over the surrounding countryside.

The kitchen has a range of wood effect wall and floor mounted units to three sides of the room with solid wood work tops with a traditional Butler style sink. There is an inset four ring electric hob with extractor over and integrated electric oven/grill below. There is space for a freestanding fridge/freezer and provision for an undercounter washing machine.

There is a well sized double bedroom on this level, again with a sash window overlooking the fields with and electric storage heater below. Next to which is the bathroom, again generously proportioned comprising of a bath, WC and wash basin.

On the upper floor at the top of the stairs is a particularly large room with a varnished wooden floor, and exposed roof beams. Currently this is used as a reception room, work space and storage area. However, this room could be utilised as a very large bedroom with a further dressing room or study accessed from it, currently in use as a double bedroom. There is a velux window in both rooms and access to eaves storage in the large room.

Tenure: Leasehold – 999 years from the 1st of October 2008. 985 years remaining. There is no set service charge as in the main each property looks after its own day to day maintenance. However, provision is made in the lease for dealing with any larger maintenance issues if they should arise. Peppercorn Ground Rent. Further details available from the agent.

Council Tax: Council Tax band B – for the 01/04/2022 to 31/03/2023 financial year is approx. £1676

Services: Mains water, drainage, and electricity. Heating is provided by electric night storage heaters and there is an open fire in the living room.

Local Authority: South Hams District Council. Follaton House, Plymouth Rd, Totnes TQ9 5NE. 01803 861234

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with the selling agent: James Taylor – The Agency UK Teignbridge.

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