The River House
370.03 sq m
Price on application

South TownDartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9BU


    Key features

    • Award winning contemporary design
    • Private access to the River Dart
    • Personal lift to all floors
    • Rib store with lifting equipment
    • Additional townhouse and garaging

    An award winning contemporary waterside house with boat store, lift and oriental courtyard garden, together with a beautifully presented town house and garaging

    About this property

    • The River House is a fabulous contemporary architect designed waterfront house, built and finished to an exceptionally high standard by the current owners in 2008. In addition to The River House, 2 Mansion House Street and a double garage, both situated on the level in town, are being offered for sale.

      The entrance hall with its glass balustrade leads through to the magnificent domed open plan living space, with wall to wall bi fold doors and a Juliet balcony overlooking the water. In addition, there are further tri fold doors opening onto a decked waterside terrace. There is an impressive centre piece with an open fire basket and a retractable, integrated TV. The bespoke kitchen is fitted with a number of high spec appliances including an Aga, with a 4 hob Aga companion. There is also a sitting room on this floor, with a contemporary fire recess with gas fire and tri fold doors opening to a decked balcony, overlooking the courtyard.

      The master bedroom suite, which is located on the lower ground floor, has a full width Juliet balcony with bi fold doors and a glass floor overlooking the fore shore. There is a large dressing room and en suite shower room with floor to ceiling smart glass wall, separate cloakroom and a beautiful free standing bath over looking the river. There are three further bedrooms on this level, all of which benefit from en suite bathrooms and glazed doors to the oriental style courtyard with water features and steps to the waterside terrace above. There is lift entry to both floors and mood lighting throughout the house.

      Outside, there is a wonderful waterside decked terrace from which to enjoy fabulous views of the River Dart, Kingwear and out to sea. There is also a boat store on the lower ground floor with boat lifting equipment, steps to the foreshore and a running mooring, subject to to a DHA license.

      2 Mansion House Street is a beautifully presented terraced town house on the level in the heart of Dartmouth. The ground floor is dedicated to a large garage and cloakroom. Stairs rise from street level to the accommodation, which comprises a kitchen which is open plan to the sitting room, two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

    There are not many living rooms you could cast a mackerel line from with much chance of success... unless you find yourself at The River House!

    Sarah-Jane Bingham-ChickProperty agent

    Local information

    • The beautiful waterside town of Dartmouth, home to the Britannia Royal Naval College, offers a wonderful array of shops, galleries, restaurants and pubs, a leisure centre, supermarket and cinema. The town's deep-water port attracts sailing vessels from all over the world and there are three well known marinas, all offering first class facilities for sailing and motor yacht owners alike. It is considered to be one of the prettiest estuary towns in Europe, being situated within the South Hams and the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are a number of beautiful sandy beaches nearby, including Blackpool and Slapton Sands.
    • Communications links within the area are excellent, with the nearby town of Totnes (12 miles) offering a main line rail link to London Paddington (under 3 hours). The A38 Devon Expressway (15 miles) provides access to the cities of Plymouth and Exeter and the M5 beyond.

    Additional information

    • Totnes Train Station about 12 miles • A38 Expressway about 15 miles • Blackpool Sands about 3 miles
    • Directions: The River House - From Dartmouth, proceed along South Town towards Dartmouth Castle, keeping the river on your left. Just before the road narrows, Manor Gardens, a communal seating area will be found on your left down a short flight of steps. The lift house providing private access to The River House will be obvious. Step access to the house is also available. 2 Mansion Street House - Walk along The Embankment, keeping the river on your left and after a short distance, turn right onto Mansion House Street, where number 2 will be found on the right hand side.
    • EPC Rating = C