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3 bedroom residential development for sale

Rackenford, Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16

Sold STC £135,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Barn for Conversion
  • South-East Facing
  • Consent for 3 Bedrooms
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Good Access

Full description

A stone barn with approval for change of use to a three bedroom dwelling. South-east facing aspect. Outside garden space. Parking. Good access to South Molton and Tiverton.

Situation - The barn is situated at Blindwell Farm, approximately 2 miles to the north-west of Rackenford on the North / Mid Devon border.
Rackenford maintains an active community with a good range of local amenities including a primary school, post office/shop and village church, together with the popular Stag Inn public house.
The area is renowned for country pursuits with the Exmoor National Park approximately 6 miles to the north, and North Devon's rugged coastline, with its popular sandy beaches, accessible via the nearby A361 (North Devon Link Road).
The town of Tiverton, about 7 miles away, is an old market town with an historic castle. There are several supermarkets and a wide range of shops in the town, together with schools for all ages, including the independent Blundell's School. There is also a hospital, sports centre and an 18-hole golf course.
The market town of South Molton is found within 12 miles and has a more comprehensive range of shops, banks and schooling, a supermarket as well as weekly livestock and farmers markets and the nearby independent West Buckland School.
The A361 (North Devon Link Road) can be accessed within 0.5 miles and provides a link to the M5 motorway at Junction 27, nearby to which is Tiverton Parkway rail station with mainline services to London Paddington. Both Exeter and Taunton are within commutable distance.

Description - Forming part of Blindwell Farm, the barn is constructed mainly of stone and has approval for change of use to a three bedroom dwelling.
The proposed accommodation comprises an entrance hall with a storage cupboard, an open plan kitchen / dining room with large windows to the southern elevation, a living room, three bedrooms and a bathroom.

Outside - There is an area to the rear of the barn that has been allocated for a garden, together with parking to the side.

Planning - Prior approval for the change of use of the barn to a dwelling was permitted by North Devon District Council on 12th September 2014. It is a condition that the development shall be commenced before the expiration of 3 years from the date of prior approval being granted.
The planning reference is: 57795. For further information please contact Stags.

Services - Mains services are available nearby. The purchaser will be required to install their own private drainage system.

Access - Access to the barn is over a concrete lane leading from the council maintained road.

Tenure & Possession - The barn is owned freehold and is available with vacant possession upon completion.

Viewing - Viewing is strictly by prior appointment through Stags. Telephone: 01884 235705 or email: to arrange an appointment.

Directions - From Tiverton proceed towards South Molton on the A361 (North Devon Link Road). After approximately 6.5 miles turn right at Two Gates Cross, signposted toward Bickham and Woodham. Almost immediately bear left and continue along this road for just under half a mile until reaching the entrance to Blindwell Farm on the right.
Turn right into the lane for Blindwell Farm and continue for about 300 yards, passing the farm bungalow (on the left). The barn will be found on the left shortly afterwards.

Contact Information - Stags Tiverton office, 19 Bampton Street, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6AA. Tel: 01884 235705. 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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