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Eastington Lane, Lapford

Withdrawn from Market £160,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Building plot with planning permission for a 4 bedroom 1,904 sqft detached house
  • Plot currently sits on 1.49 acre of land, edged red on plan
  • The plot is in a commanding position with extensive views over the surrounding countryside

Full description

Building plot with planning permission for a 4 bedroom 1,904 sqft detached house


The plot of land adjoins ‘Sandhurst’ which is located just down Eastington Lane from the Lapford Community Primary School. The plot is accessed directly from Eastington Lane. The plot itself slopes gently to the south and links to the adjoining paddock which in total has an area of 1.49 acres which is edged red on plan.

The proposed property will be in an elevated position and will have commanding views across the surrounding countryside, including Dartmoor National Park.

The consented scheme is for a 1,904 sqft 4 double bedroom ‘upside down’ detached house, with the living areas enjoying the substantial views from the first floor. You enter the property from the first floor, passing the generously proportioned double garage as you walk up the drive. The entrance hallway leads to a large south facing open plan kitchen/dining room. From the dining area you can access the living room which also benefits from the views to the south from the room itself and from the balcony which is accessed via bi-fold doors. There is also a study, laundry and cloakroom on the first floor.  

The ground floor is accessed via a sweeping staircase.  In the centre of the ground floor is a linen store and utility room.  All of the bedrooms are designed to be double bedrooms with plenty of room for built-in wardrobes in each room.  Both bedrooms 1 and 2 have ensuites and also have double doors that open out to the garden.  There is a well laid out family bathroom which is located close to bedrooms 3 and 4.

VAT will not be charged on the sale of the land.

The property is available on a freehold basis with vacant possession on completion.

We understand that mains electricity and water (both mains and foul) are available for connection close to the entrance of the site, please make your own enquiries concerning service connection to the statutory undertakers.

The site is available for immediate possession.

Planning permission for the plot was granted on 9th January 2015 by Mid Devon District Council, full details of which be found on the Mid Devon website under the planning reference 14/01699/FULL.  A planning pack containing the main planning documents, including the approval, can be downloaded as a single PDF from our website at or on request by calling 01363 777999.  All of the Section 106 costs have been paid.

Please note that two overages are in place that are intended to restrict any development on the field simply to buildings associated with the current agricultural use, full details of which are available upon request.OFFERS The property is offered for sale by private treaty.  The vendor is seeking to dispose of the site on an unconditional basis.

LAPFORD a large parish and village, lies just north of the main A377 Exeter / Barnstaple road approximately 9 miles from Crediton and 16 miles from Exeter. The village has good amenities including inns, a primary school and a preschool with an excellent OFSTED report. 

On the edge of the village is a railway station and there is a regular daily bus service from the heart of the village. The parish church, St Thomas of
Canterbury, is of perpendicular style and has a fine 16th century rood screen.

• From the Helmores office follow the A377 toward Lapford
• As you drive into Lapford take the first right hand turn signposted to the village centre
• Follow this road up through the village passed the church on the left and pub on the right
• About 100m after the pub take the right hand turn into Eastington Lane
• The plot can be found circa 300m up Eastington Lane on the right hand side of the road

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Added on Rightmove:
28 July 2016

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