• Building with consent for conversion to a dwelling
• Other outbuildings
• Gently sloping pasture
• 2 access gates
• Mobile home (no consent)
• 9.3 Acres
• Tenders by Fri 14th June
The property is situated in a delightful rural location in unspoilt Devon countryside, less than 1.5 miles from the sought after village of Cheriton Bishop which has a pub, shop and post office plus well-regarded doctor's surgery. There is a vibrant community spirit with many clubs and societies. Access to the A30 dual carriageway is just over 2 miles providing excellent access to the city of Exeter and beyond to the motorway network.INTRODUCTION
Southcombe Hill Farm will appeal to people seeking a country smallholding in an accessible part of the West Country. It offers purchasers the opportunity to create their own individual home.THE BUILDING WITH CONSENT
Mid Devon District Council (MDDC) granted on 29th October 2014 Change of Use Acceptance of an agricultural building to a dwelling under Class MB(a) and MB(b) (Ref:14/01493/PNCOU). Copies of the consent are available from Stags or from the MDDC planning website (planning.middevon.gov.uk/online-applications).
The proposed change of use indicates a single storey dwelling of 90sq m. It indicates an open plan kitchen / diner, living area, bedroom and bathroom.
This consent is part of the livestock barn which is of timber frame with Yorkshire boarding to two sides and a corrugated iron roof. Overall it is of three sections; each section approximately 5.7m x 9.0m.THE LAND
The land lies in a compact ring-fenced block with excellent road frontage to two sides and with good access points at the south-eastern corner and at the north-western end. At the south-eastern corner there is a mobile home (though no consent has been obtained). Near the north-western access point are other buildings, primarily an L-shaped timber and profile steel building (11.0m x 4.3m). There are areas of trees and a stream on the northern boundary.SERVICES
Mains water and mains electricity connected. Private drainage system serving the mobile home. The buyer will have to install a private drainage system.METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by informal tender (unless sold prior). A tender form is available from the agents upon request. Tenders are to be submitted by noon on Friday 14th June 2019. The vendor is not obliged to accept the highest or indeed any tender.DIRECTIONS
From the centre of Cheriton Bishop near to the village shop turn right towards Yeoford and the doctor's surgery. After half a mile, at Four Cross Way, turn left, signposted Hittisleigh and after just under a mile the main entrance to the property is on the right with timber gates. To reach the lower access gate turn right at Southcombe Cross and the entrance is 200m on the right.