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Fremington, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31
Offers in excess of £75,000 | 10.44 acres

Property features

• Level Grass Land
• 10.44 Acres
• Estuary Location
• Uninterrupted Coastal Views
• For Sale by Private Treaty

An exceptional opportunity to purchase 10.44 acres of pasture land at Penhill Point on the banks of the River Taw estuary. Outstanding coastal views to Chivenor and Heanton Court. Nearby access to the Tarka Trail. For sale by private treaty.
The land is positioned on Penhill Point, on the banks of the River Taw estuary opposite Ashford, a short distance north of Fremington and about three miles to the west of Barnstaple. Fremington Quay and the Tarka Trail are within approximately 0.3 miles.

Comprising a single, level grass field, the land totals approximately 10.44 acres (4.23 hectares) and has uninterrupted panoramic views along and over the River Taw estuary from Penhill Point. The land is classified as Grade 2 under the agricultural land classification system, and most recently has been used for growing grass for hay although the neighbouring fields have been used for growing cereal crops.

Access to the land is via Penhill Lane, a stone track which links into the council road to the south of Penhill. Penhill Lane is a bridleway and has been used by the current owners to access the land being sold both with and without vehicles.

There are no services connected to the land.

The land is owned freehold and is available with vacant possession upon completion.

The land is offered for sale by Private Treaty.

North Devon District Council. Telephone: 01271 327711 (

The land is within a Biosphere Reserve and an SSSI Impact Risk Zone (It adjoins the Fremington Quay Cliffs SSSI).

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements in respect and any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.
There are no public rights of way passing across the land.

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

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.
The area shown coloured blue on the plan was has been leased out until 23 June 2025.

Viewing is strictly by prior appointment only. Please contact Stags (01271 322833) to arrange an appointment. For viewings, please approach the land on foot.

From the Cedars roundabout in Barnstaple proceed west towards Bickington and Fremington on the B3233. Stay on this road for one mile and take the right turn towards Penhill. After 400 yards bear sharp left and after a further 150 yards Penhill Lane continues to the right, but from here it is no longer a council highway. Continue north on the lane, crossing the Tarka Trail and the land is found at the end of the lane, as identified on the land plan.
Alternatively, park at Fremington Quay and walk in an easterly direction towards Barnstaple. Upon reaching the bridge over the trail, walk up the path to the left of the bridge which leads up to Penhill Lane.

Stags, 30 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1RP. Tel: 01271 322833. Email:

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

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