Commercial Development for sale

Strashleigh Farmhouse & Buildings, Ivybridge, PL21

5.9–9.5 ac. | £900,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 5.9 acres (2.4 hectares)

Key features

  • Grade II listed farmhouse and annexe with further modern agricultural buildings standing in a total of 9.58 acres (3.88 hectares)
  • Available as a whole or 3 separate lots to suit purchaser's needs
  • Grade II listed 16/17th century large stone barn and further range of stone barns (not listed) and modern agricultural buildings
  • Potential for conversion (subject to planning)
  • Guide Price: 900,000

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Strashleigh Farmhouse and buildings is being offered for sale as a whole or in three lots, as outlined in red (Lot 1), green (Lot 2) and blue (Lot 3) on the site plan.

Dealing with each of the lots in turn:-

LOT 1 5.90 acres (2.99 hectares) (outlined in red)

The farmhouse (including the annex) and 16/17th Century large stone barn are both individually and separately listed (the other stone barns are not listed), all of which form a central group and are surrounded by a number of modern agricultural buildings and structures.

Believed to be constructed of rendered solid stone walls, under a slate roof, the farmhouse extends to a total of approximately 245 square metres (2,642 square feet) and comprises of an entrance porch, kitchen, sitting room, hallway, conservatory, dining room, drawing room and study on the ground floor and a landing, 4 bedrooms, family bathroom, dressing room and separate W.C. facilities on the first floor. Outside there is an entrance drive, car port and store building on the east side of the farmhouse, with garden area on the north and west sides, yard area, some small outbuildings, stone barns and modern farm buildings on the south side.

Attached to the western elevation of the farmhouse is an annexe which extends to approximately 45 sq m (484 sq ft) and comprises an open plan kitchen / dining / living room, bedroom and bathroom.

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and private septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating.

COUNCIL TAX The farmhouse is in Council Tax Band C. The amount payable for 2017/18 - £1,592.19.

The annexe is in Council Tax Band A. The amount payable for 2017/18 - £1,194.14.

TRADITIONAL STONE BARNS (approximte internal floor areas shown below)

Offering significant potential for change of use, subject to obtaining planning consent.

For reference purposes, the numbering of the barns (and modern farm buildings) below, correspond to the anotated site plan :-

1. Large Barn Grade 2 listed, extending to 300.44 square metres (3,232 square feet) over two floors, excluding modern lean-to on the south elevation, but including the roundhouse section.

2. Small Barn Not listed and extending to 151.20 square metres (1,626 square feet), over two floors.

Modern Lean-to off south elevation
173 square metres (1,860 square feet)


3. The Parlour Not listed, a single storey building extending to 63.45 square metres (682 square feet)

A total therefore for the stone barns of approximately 5,530 square feet (514 square metres), over two floors, where appropriate.

MODERN FARM BUILDINGS (approximate gross external floor areas shown)

Constructed of a combination of steel, concrete and timber frame with concrete block or timber walls, with corrugated iron or plastic coated corrugated steel side cladding under corrugated iron or fibre cement roofs, the buildings (by reference to the annotated site plan) extend to a total of 28,783 square feet and can be summarised as follows:-

4. Cubicle Building 23.80m x 18.30m = 435.54 square metres (4,686 square feet)

5. Covered Yard 32.10m x 21.25m (including lean-to) = 682.12 square metres (7,339 square feet)

6. Livestock Building 30.75m x 22.90m = 704 square metres (7,576 square feet)

7. Calf Rearing Shed 19.00m x 10.65m = 202 square metres (2,177 square feet)

8. Cubicle Building 16.25m x 19.95m = 324 square metres (3,488 square feet)

9. Silage Clamp 25.00m x 40.00m = 1,000 square metres (10,760 square feet)

Note: the area for the silage clamp is not included in the overall area of 28,783 square feet for the modern farm buildings.


There is also an above ground circular slurry storage tank, which is will be removed by the seller prior to legal completion.

SERVICES Mains water and electric (single phase) are connected to some of these buildings, albeit this might need to be upgraded, depending on the proposed use.

LOT 2 - 3.207 acres (1.298 hectares) (outlined in green)

This comprises a paddock currently down to permanent grass and may be accessed from the buildings and yard area through a gateway in the most northerly point of this enclosure.

This paddock comprises a combination of gentle and moderate south, east, west and north facing slopes and besides being suitable for livestock grazing, it offers the potential for equestrian or other uses, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

LOT 3 - 0.475 acres (0.192 hectares) (outlined in blue)

This comprises a general purpose modern farm building, measuring 18.25m x 18.00m = 328 square metres (3,529 square feet), of similar construction to the modern farm buildings in Lot 1.

SERVICES This building has three phase mains electric connected, together with the workings and holding tank for a borehole water supply.

In the event that the buyer does not wish to purchase this lot, but would like the benefit of three phase electric supply to Lot 1 and or Lot 2, then the seller will investigate the possibility of taking a three phase supply off this existing supply in this building to serve Lots 1 or 2 accordingly.

PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY There are no public rights of way across any of the lots.

SPORTING AND MINERAL RIGHTS All sporting and mineral rights are included in the sale, as far as are known.

TECHNICAL PACK A technical pack, containing further information relating to the property is available on request from the joint sole agents.

METHOD OF SALE - The property is being offered for sale by Informal Tender (unless sold prior), with a closing date of 12 noon on Friday, 18 August 2017.

Tenders must be submitted to 62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge or Stratton Creber, Farrer Court, 75 North Hill, Plymouth PL4 8HB please, in an envelope clearly marked 'Strashleigh Farmhouse and Buildings, Ivybridge'. Tender forms are available on request from the agents.

The seller does not undertake to accept the highest or any of the offers and the seller reserves the right to withdraw, alter or amend the way in which the land is offered for sale.

Buyer(s) will be required to exchange contracts within four weeks of their solicitor having received a draft contract.

LEGAL COMPLETION - Vacant possession and legal completion will take place as soon as possible.

TENURE - Freehold, with vacant possession available on legal completion.

VIEWINGS - Strictly by appointment with the Joint Sole Selling Agents, Luscombe Maye of 62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge TQ7 1PP. Telephone: 01548 857474 and Stratton Creber, Farrer Court, 75 North Hill, Plymouth PL4 8HB. Telephone: 01752 670700 - Robin Falle.


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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Stratton Creber Commercial, Plymouth

Farrer Court, 75 North Hill, Mutley, Plymouth, PL4 8HB

01752 966174 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stratton Creber Commercial, Plymouth

Farrer Court, 75 North Hill, Mutley, Plymouth, PL4 8HB

01752 966174 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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