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Land for sale

adjacent to Roseacre, Yarnscombe, Devon

Under Offer £30,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Auction, unless sold
  • Auction guide 30 - 40,000
  • centre of rural village
  • garden plot and garage
  • earlier consent expired

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


This garden and garage are set in the heart of the peaceful rural village of Yarnscombe, a garden plot that has previously had planning consent for its development into residential use dated the 22nd February 1983 under Application number: 1/1536/1982. Note that this also included some additonal land. The local planning authority is Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford EX39 2QG.  Telephone 01237 428700.

The property for sale is a gently south sloping garden set with lane frontage to the centre of the village and is some 20m x  11m and has on its Northern boundary a stone and block GARAGE approximately 20' x 8' with up and over door to front.

It is felt that the site may have some future potential for development in view of its earlier planning history. 

Yarnscombe is a pleasant rural village centered around its ancient Parish Church with a collection of older character properties at its core, with some limited modern development surrounding. The village is about a mile north of the B3227 South Molton to Great Torrington road and centrally located with the towns of Barnstaple, Bideford, Great Torrington and South Molton all being within 5-8 miles.



Grid Ref:  SS562/296.  From Barnstaple take the B3232 road southwards as though towards Great Torrington.  Pass through Newton Tracey and Alverdiscott and on for just over 2 miles where turn left to Yarnscombe at Cloggs Hill Cross.  Follow this road into the centre of the village where bear right as though towards the Parish Church.  Within 100 yards to the left is a property Roseacre and the plot for sale is to the left just beyond.


By appointment through Phillips Smith & Dunn Barnstaple office 01271 327878.  Out of office hours telephone Mr Michael Challacombe on 07970 445204.

Method of Offering

The property is to be offered by Public Auction, unless sold, on a date to be announced at The Barnstaple Hotel, Braunton Road, Barnstaple EX31 1LE

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Please note that any person buying or bidding at auction must produce documentation to confirm their name and residential address. These documents will be requested at the time of registration and, if you are successful, copies will be taken for our reference. The Bidders registration form is included within our auction catalogue.

Buyers Administration Fee

In addition to the deposit payable upon exchange of contracts, purchasers will be required to pay a buyers administration fee of £300 (three hundred pounds) (including VAT) which can be paid by separate cheque or added to the deposit.

Guide Price

Guide prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation. They're not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Each property will be offered subject to a reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the guide range of no more than 10% above a single figure guide.


The reserve offered subject to a reserve price. The Auctioneers reserve the right to bid on behalf of the vendors or to withdraw the property from auction in the event of it not reaching its reserve.

Special Conditions of Sale

The particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale but in case of any inconsistencies the provisions of the latter shall prevail. If not attached to these sale particulars, copies of the special conditions of sale shall be obtained either from the vendors solicitors or the auctioneers. It is assumed that the purchaser has made all the necessary enquiries prior to auct6ion.

Local Authority

Torridge Distrcit Council 


Somerville and Savage, Alderbourne, Greenway Road, St Mary Church, Torquay, TQ1 4NJ - Attn David Watson 01803 312700


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 December 2016

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