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Crediton, Crediton, Devon, EX17

Sold STC £420,000
57 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 57 acres (23.1 hectares)

Key features

  • Productive Farm Land
  • 57.01 Acres
  • South Facing
  • Arable / Pasture
  • 7.27 Acres of Woodland
  • Direct Road Access
  • Further Land Available

Full description

57.01 Acres of south-facing arable and pasture land including an area of woodland. Direct road access. Mains water. Further lots available.

Situation - The land forms part of Lower Newton, which lies in a tranquil location near to the village of Zeal Monachorum and small town of North Tawton and surrounded by rolling mid Devon countryside.

Zeal Monachorum, a mid Devon village mentioned in the Domesday Book with a population of around 350, has a church, village hall and The Waie Inn public house.

North Tawton lies approximately 3 miles to the west and provides a primary school, stores, doctors surgery, post office and two pubs. The late Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, moved to North Tawton in the 1960s and subsequently wrote Moortown, a poetry diary of his everyday life on a Devon farm.

The market town of Crediton is about 10 miles from the farm, with a wide range of shops and supermarkets, banks and recreational facilities including a weekly farmers market, a leisure centre and indoor swimming pool. In addition there is an excellent school, Queen Elizabeth Academy, which has its own sixth form.

The cathedral city of Exeter is located about 17 miles to the south east from where there are mainline rail services to London Paddington, access to the M5 and Exeter International Airport.

The Dartmoor National Park lies 8 miles to the south, providing 368 square miles of stunning scenery with paths and trails for walking and riding.

Barnstaple, north Devon's regional centre, lies 25 miles to the north, near to which is the rugged north Devon coastline with its beautiful sandy beaches.

Introduction - Lower Newton is offered to the market for the first time in 56 years and extends to approximately 179.76 acres (72.75 hectares) in total.

The farm is offered for sale as a whole or in four lots:

Lot 3: Land - LOT 3 totals approximately 57.01 acres (23.07 hectares) and comprises a productive and south-facing run of pasture and arable land together with a small area of woodland.

A council maintained road runs along the entire northern boundary providing access to four of the seven enclosures.

In the south-western corner of Lot 3 is an area of woodland totalling about 7.27 acres and a stream flows along the southern boundary.

Services - Mains water: The bungalow (within Lot 1), Lot 3 and Lot 4 are on the same supply.

Access - LOT 3 has direct access from a council maintained road which runs along the northern boundary.

Basic Payment Scheme (Bps) - The farm land is registered for entitlements under the BPS.

The entitlements will be made available to the purchaser(s) and will be apportioned between the lots of required.

Tenure - The farm is owned freehold and is available with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority - Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, EX16 6PP. Tel: 01884 255255

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

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.

Wayleaves & Rights Of Way - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements and any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.

There is a public footpath passing through part of LOT 3.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Farm Agency Department on 01392 680059.

Directions - From Crediton, proceed north on the A377. Continue through the village of Copplestone and upon reaching Morchard Road, turn left onto the B3220 towards Winkleigh.

After just over 2 miles, at the crossroads at Blackditch Cross, turn left towards North Tawton.

Continue for about 1.25 miles and LOT 3 will be found on the left.

Contact Information - Stags Farm Agency Department, 21 Southernhay West, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1PR. Tel: 01392 680059. Email:

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

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

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27 April 2016


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