School House South Milton Kingsbridge

£750,000 Guide Price

School House South Milton Kingsbridge

Situated in the pretty and very popular village of South Milton the former School and School House together with land to the side remains as an exciting project having the opportunity, subject to planning permission, to develop into several dwellings. The School House offers useful three bedroom accommodation whilst the former School Classroom, Kitchen and Playground are awaiting an architects pen. Planning permission was renewed on the 22/12/2003 for change of use of the School dwelling and remains current, On the stream bordered level garden to the side now in part providing parking, planning permission was renewed on 30/11/2004 for residential development but since lapsed.

Both the School and School House are of traditional stone construction with later modern additions under slate roofs and have interesting features. The accommodation comprises:


Key Features

  • Development opportunity with three bedroom cottage
  • Former School and School House
  • P.P to convert dwelling

Property Details

Property Type Character Property
Postcode TQ7 3JQ
Council Tax Band Band D

Energy Efficiency & Environmental Impact


Room Descriptions

The School House

On the Ground Floor


into the:

Dining/Living Room

3.95m x 3.92m (13' 0" x 12' 10") with multi fuel stove in fireplace recess on tiled hearth, two night storage heaters TV point, window seat, stone wall feature.

Sitting Room

4.15m x 3.69m (13' 7" x 12' 1") with Stone fireplace, hardwood mantle and tiled hearth, recessed cupboards and shelving, night storage heater, TV point, stairs to first floor.


6.95m x 1.85m (22' 10" x 6' 1") with a range of working surfaces, tiled surrounds, double drainer sink top, cupboards and drawers under, breakfast bar, electric cooker point, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge/freezer, night storage heater, door to the School.

Garden Room

6.29m x 2.13m (20' 8" x 7' 0") of PVCu double glazed construction on low walls under a polycarbonate roof, tap, lighting, power points, door opening to WC,door to rear courtyard garden.


with night storage heater.

Bedroom 1

3.86m x 3.82m (12' 8" x 12' 6") with view across the village, hatch to roofspace.

Bedroom 2

3.76m x 2.88m (12' 4" x 9' 5") with recessed wardrobe, telephone point, view across the village.

Bedroom 3

2.88m x 2.32m (9' 5" x 7' 7") secondary glazed with garden views.


with a suite comprising bath, pedestal basin and WC. Toiletries cupboard, ornament shelving, part tiled, airing cupboard containing the hot water cylinder fitted with an electric immersion heater.

The School Room

9.19m x 6.35m (30' 2" x 20' 10") a blank canvas for the designers imagination open to the roof with floorboards, tall windows to the front, large wood burning stove.


5.68m x 3.7m (18' 8" x 12' 2") with vaulted ceiling, tall windows to the rear, floorboards, fireplace currently blocked, dado panelling, shelving.

Rear Entrance Hall

with flagstone floor, door to playground.


2.53m x 2.08m (8' 4" x 6' 10") with Belfast sink and drainer, flagstone floor.


A path leads along the side of the School to the stone and brick walled Playground with Storeroom, Bin Store and the old toilet block. To the rear of the house is a stone and brick walled courtyard with Bay Tree. A gate opens to a small bridge over a stream running between the house and the side land.

The level land to the side extending to nearly one fifth of an acre provides hardened parking for several cars, the remainder being laid to grass with shrubs and flowers in beds, trees and hedging.


The School Planning permission was first granted in 1983 for change of use to a dwelling and again in 1993. Application No 47/2197103/00 was granted approval on 22/12/2003 for change of use to a dwelling with parking and a start was made with the parking area therefore the permission is current.

The Land
Outline planning permission was first granted in 1989 for residential development. Renewed in 1992, 1998, 2001 and the latest application No 47/2112/04/F for renewal on 30/11/2004. Planning has now lapsed.

Development opportunity of former School with P.P to convert to dwelling, including three bedroom cottage, land with lapsed P.P of nearly .2 of an acre in centre of this popular village 1.5 miles from coast. Energy Rating - G.


113 Fore Street
Kingsbridge, Devon

01548 852352

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