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3 bedroom residential development for sale

Winsham, Braunton, Devon, EX33

Guide Price* £100,000
1,729 sq. ft.

Property Description

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  • 1,729 sq ft (160 sq m)

Key features

  • Traditional Barns
  • Approval for One Dwelling
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Enclosed Courtyard
  • Home Office
  • Garage
  • Public Auction (unless sold)

Full description

A range of traditional barns positioned around an enclosed yard with approval for conversion to a dwelling. Proposed accommodation comprises three bedrooms and an open plan living space. Provision for parking and a home office. For sale by public auction (unless sold prior).

Situation - Higher Winsham Barns are positioned within the small hamlet of Higher Winsham, approximately half a mile from the village of Knowle, which provides a public house and a garage with a small convenience store / Post Office.
Braunton, one of the largest villages in England, is within 1.5 miles and has shops, banks, a variety of restaurants and a supermarket.
The large market town of Barnstaple is within seven miles of the barns from where The Tarka Branch line provides rail services to Exeter and The North Devon Link Road (A361) which links to the M5 (Junction 27) nearby to which is Tiverton Parkway station with rail services to London Paddington.
The renowned beaches of Putsborough, Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe are all within close proximity to Higher Winsham, as is access to the Exmoor National Park.

Description - Higher Winsham Barns previously formed part of Higher Winsham Farm, and provide an opportunity to create a rural home with approval for change of use to form one dwelling within the existing stone and cob barns (total internal floor area 1,729 square feet).
The barns are positioned around an enclosed courtyard and are constructed of stone and cob with a clay tiled roof. The proposed accommodation is for a single storey dwelling with three bedrooms (one en-suite bathroom) with open plan living and dining space, one further bathroom and a utility room.
Outside there is provision for a home office and two garage spaces with the courtyard allocated as garden space.

Services - There are no mains services presently connected to the barns. There is a right to connect to the private water supply presently supplying Higher Winsham Farmhouse. There is also a right to install a new septic tank in the field to the east of the barns (please refer to the legal pack for further detail). We understand that mains electricity and mains gas are available within close proximity to the barns.

Planning - Prior approval for the change of use of the existing barns to one dwelling (under class Q(a and b) was granted by North Devon District Council under reference 61633. The date of the approval was 29th September 2016 and the development must be completed within 3 years of this date. Further information is available from Stags.

Local Authority - North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG. Tel: 01271 327711 (

Method Of Sale - Higher Winsham Barns will be offered for sale by public auction (unless sold prior) on Thursday 1st December 2016 at 15:00. CHANGE OF AUCTION VENUE: Please note that the auction venue has been changed to The Barnstaple Church Parish Rooms, Barnstaple.

Definition Of Auction Guide & Reserve -

  •   Guide price(s) are an indication of the seller's expectation.
  •   Reserve price(s) are a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction. We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range.
  •   Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.

    Legal Pack - Copies of the legal pack and special conditions of sale should be obtained from the sellers solicitors. It is the purchasers responsibility to make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.

    Solicitor Acting - Brewer Harding & Rowe Solicitors, 1 The Square, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8LX. Tel: 01271 340667. Contact: Toby Barnes

    Viewing - Strictly by appointment with Stags: 01271 322833.

    Directions - From Barnstaple, proceed towards Braunton and Ilfracombe on the A361. Continue through Braunton, staying on the A361 and upon reaching the village of Knowle turn right at the first opportunity, signposted towards Winsham. Follow this road for about half a mile and at Greenhill Cross turn left. The entrance to Higher Winsham Barns will be found on the right after 250 yards.

    Contact Information - Stags, 30 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1RP. Tel: 01271 322833. 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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