The Beachcomber shop in Hope Cove fishing village near Salcombe, Devon, occupies a Grade II listed former fisherman's thatched cottage next to the beach. It has been sold through Christie & Co. The sellers, now in their 80s, have run the business for 40 years. Buyer is TM Developments (UK), which owns several other properties in the area, including two restaurants. Sum achieved is undisclosed. Freehold asking price was £295,000. {{PROPERTY }}