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Shebbear, Shebbear Beaworthy, Devon, EX21
£225,000 | 4 bedrooms | 4.4 acres

Property features

• Unique Opportunity
• Detached Barn
• Consent for 4 Bedroom Property
• Superb Rural Views
• Quiet Location
• 4.4 Acres of Grounds

A detached barn with consent to create a contemporary 'Grand Designs' style build. Stunning countryside views. Just under 2000 sqft of accommodation. 4.4 Acres. Situated in small hamlet on the outskirts of Shebbear, Beaworthy.
REF: (1/0281 / 2018/AGMB).
The property enjoys a rural and peaceful position, surrounded by rolling farmland and pretty woodland, located just 1.2 miles away from the community spirited village of Shebbear. The village has a range of amenities such as a doctors surgery, primary school, Shebbear College, places of worship, village hall and local Inn. A regular bus service currently runs twice daily to Barnstaple on the North Devon Taw, to Bideford and the North Devon market town of Holsworthy around 9 miles away. There is also a mobile Post Office service in the village, each weekday, starting at around 9am. Shebbear is an extremely historic village with a 14th Century church with Saxon origins dating back to 1338, if you would like to know more about this delightful village the 2000 Millennium Book recalls the village's history.
The nearby port and market town of Bideford sits on the banks of the River Torridge approximately 11 miles away and offers a wide range of amenities including various shops, butchers, bakeries, pubs, restaurants and cafes. There is also places of worship, schooling for all ages (public and private) and 5 supermarkets. There is also access to the Tarka Trail which affords superb walks and cycle rides that extend beyond Torrington and Barnstaple.
The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 21 miles away and offers all the area's main shopping and commercial venues. There are also good transport opportunities via the A361 link road which connects to the motorway network at junction 27 of the M5.

This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire this detached former agricultural barn which has planning to create a modern grand designs home in a simply stunning rural setting on the outskirts of the popular village of Shebbear.

New Planning Laws in 2014, have altered the permitted development order and have created opportunities where certain farm buildings can be converted to dwellings. This agricultural building, has now had change of use acceptance and can be converted for residential use. The property comprises a steel-framed agricultural building which was granted permission in May 2018 by Torridge District Council (TDC) under Class Q Prior Approval rules to create a four bedroom single story contemporary home. Copies of the paperwork relating to the permission are either available from the agents or from the Torridge District Council website using ref (1/0281 / 2018/AGMB).
The proposed internal accommodation would include a stunning vaulted ceiling 41 ft open plan kitchen/dining and living area with utility room. There will be a central hallway leading to bathroom and four double bedrooms, two of which will have en suites and views over the land. There may be potential for additional first floor accommodation, but this would need to be approved by the Planning Authorities. Please see floor plans taken from the approved drawings.

Formal gardens will wrap around the property with parking for several vehicles with access and views over the 4 acres of enclosed paddock and grounds. Please see the attached plan for details.

From Bideford Quay with the River Torridge on your left hand side, proceed towards Torrington on the A386. Continue until reaching the village of Landcross. Turn right, signposted towards Holsworthy. Stay on this road passing through the villages of Saltrens, Monkleigh and Frithelstockstone. Upon entering Stibb Cross at the T- junction continue straight across signposted towards Shebbear. Stay on this road until you see Shebbear College on your right hand side. After a short distance turn right signposted towards Shebbear. Continue into the village centre turning right at the T-Junction following signs for Thornbury & Newton St Petrock. Stay on this road for approximately a mile until you reach the hamlet of Caute. Take a right hand turn where the barn will be located on the right hand side.

The buyer will be responsible for connecting all services. Mains water is believed to be close by. A private drainage system will have to be installed as will a telephone line.
It is understood that there is a mains electricity supply within the boundaries of the land, with a pylon located in the far corner beside the road.

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