The House

Shapter House is in a quiet location (in the conservation area) only about 150-metre walk from the town centre and harbour, towards the end of a cul-de-sac, so little passing traffic.

Shapter House Topsham

Downstairs comprises:

Entrance porch: leaded glass glazed screen, large hall with stairs to first floor

Sitting room, with bay window, natural oak flooring, underfloor heating & ample comfortable seating (incl. two sofas). Wood burning stove.

Further living room, with French windows accessing the conservatory & overlooking garden, built in gas log fire, underfloor heating, wide screen LCD smart TV with on demand access, library of reference book & novels, feather filled sofa and armchairs.

Garden room: Fully insulated sun room, underfloor heating, glass roof and folding doors to bring the outside in. A bright, airy room to use in all seasons.

Ground floor areas are heated under-floor for additional comfort.

A fabulous light & spacious kitchen-diner with panoramic folding doors for access to garden room and rear garden. Skylight. Full range of fitted kitchen units with granite work surfaces, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, combi microwave oven, induction hob & further electric oven. Large Oak table and seating for all the family, supersize smart HD TV so you won't miss anything while your cooking! 

Utility room: with washing machine and dryer. Internal access to garage.

Downstairs WC: with WC, wash basin, heated towel rail. Access door to garden.

The garden. Not overlooked, the garden provides wonderful outdoor seating and relaxing areas including raised deck with pergola and paved terrace. Plenty of interesting planting and privacy adds to the interest of this intimate space. Pretty Summer house and good size tool shed.

On the first floor:

Bedroom 1: Spacious double bedroom with bay window, king bed, fitted wardrobe, large chest, seating, smart TV.

Bedroom 2: Large attractive double bedroom overlooking garden , double bed and additional full size single bed, fitted wardrobe, ample shelving, chest of drawers. Travel cot.

Bedroom 3: Double bedroom with pine cupboard, dressing table, en suite shower room.

En suite shower room: newly refurbished good sized room with large walk in shower, basin & WC, fitted units and heated towel rail.

New ensuite shower room

New shower room recently installed

Bedroom 4:  single room with full size bunk bed (sleeps 2),  chest of drawers, feature window.

Bathroom: with full size bath, dual shower with rain function over, WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.


large dual aspect bedroom and sitting area, west facing juliette balcony, shower room with WC, plenty of storage. (Not available for holiday lets)

All bedrooms have pillows, duvets, linen and towels and there is ample storage for clothes and personal possessions. The house is well furnished in natural materials and is decorated with numerous original
paintings and other art pieces.
shapter cottage

The house is heated by a new high efficiency gas central heating boiler with under floor heating to the living areas and garden room. Laundry & bedding, towels, heating, hot water and electricity are all inclusive.

Parking and Transport:

We have off street parking for two vehicles (depending on size). Victoria Road is narrow but ample width for medium/large sized estate cars etc.

There is also limited free on-street parking in Holman Way (100 m away) or in the pay and display car park (in Holman Way) close to the house (only £3 per 24 hrs).

The railway station is only 5 minutes walk as is the main bus stop down by the Quay for services around Devon & hourly to Exeter (trains every 30 minutes).

The M5 motorway Junction 30 is only 5 minutes (3 miles) away, Exeter Airport about 15 minutes (6 miles).