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Long Barn, Sandford, Crediton, Devon, EX17
Guide price £55,000 | 7.26 acres

Property features

• Productive pasture
• Sloping
• Road access
• 7.26 acres in all
• Further land available
• No Forward Chain

6.93 acres of sloping permanent pasture in a single enclosure with a track on the eastern side. Further land available.
Venn Farm is situated in the Creedy Valley just outside the popular village of Sandford, which has two pubs, including the renowned Lamb Inn, a pre-& primary school, a village hall, a community shop, a post office and a church. The market town of Crediton provides an extensive range of facilities along with a well-regarded secondary school, a sports centre, indoor swimming pool and golf course. The cathedral and university city of Exeter (11 miles) has an extensive range of facilities befitting a centre of its importance. Exeter has two mainline railway stations on the London Waterloo and Paddington lines and its international airport lies about 4 miles to the East of the city.

Venn Farm comes to the open market for the first time in more than one hundred years and offers an increasingly rare opportunity to purchase an adaptable family home with outbuildings and land, which together offer much potential, be it for farming or equestrian uses.

Venn Farm formed part of the Creedy Park Estate until 1976, when the current owners father (the then tenant) bought the farm. The farm sits comfortably less than a mile from the popular village of Sandford, yet enjoys a most peaceful and idyllic position with panoramic views across its own land and the undulating hills of the Creedy Valley beyond. In the past the farm has been run as a dairy operation and in more recent years has been home to a successful equestrian operation, thanks in no small part to the wonderful hacking out available in the local vicinity.

Lot 1b: 7.26 acres (2.93 hectares)
Lot 1b extends to 6.93 acres of sloping permanent pasture in a single enclosure with a track on the eastern side.

General Remarks
There are no services connected to the land.

Freehold with vacant possession.

Lot 1 has direct access onto the public highway.

The land is located in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Rights of Way
There are no public rights of way crossing the land.

Local Authority
Mid Devon District Council - Tel: 01884 255255 /

Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)
BPS entitlements will be made available and if the property is sold in lots the entitlements will be apportioned on a pro rata basis. The purchaser will take over the vendors cross compliance responsibilities until 31/12/2017.

The Farm is entered into an Entry Level Scheme which ends on 30/09/2018. As part of the purchase of the farm the purchaser(s) will undertake to take on this agreement.

Restrictive Covenant
No clay pigeon shooting to be carried out on Lots 1b and 2.

Sporting and Mineral Rights
The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned are included with the freehold.

Fixtures and Fittings
All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these particulars, are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold.

Wayleaves, Rights of Way etc
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements in respect of any electricity or telephone poles, wires, stays, cables etc., or water or drainage pipes etc., either passing upon, over or under it. The property is also sold
subject to and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.
There are no public rights of way crossing the land.

Plans and Boundary Fences
A plan, which is not to scale and is not to be relied upon, is attached to these particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.

Farms and land can be dangerous places. Please take care when viewing the property, particularly in the vicinity of the farm buildings and livestock.

Strictly by appointment with Stags on 01392 680059

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

From Crediton proceed out of town on Jockey Hill and continue along the road until the village of Sandford. On the Rose & Crown Hill bare right onto Back Lane and take the first right hand turning onto Fannys Lane, signposted Upton Hellions. At the T-Junction, turn right and Venn Farm will be found on the left hand side after 135 metres.


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