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Cheriton Fitzpaine

Withdrawn from Market £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Barn with Prior Notification change of use acceptance for conversion to residential
  • The change of use is to a 4 bedroom detached 2,346sqft/218m2 two storey barn conversion
  • Within the plot there is a second barn which is 1,940sqft
  • Additional land is available through separate negotiation

Full description

Barn with Prior Notification change of use acceptance for conversion to residential.

Dovers Linhay is set in an idyllic setting with extensive views across some of the most beautiful Devon countryside. Although the barn is in a quiet and rural position it will not be remote as will be set within a small hamlet of other barn conversions and the original farmhouse. Less than a mile away is the sought after village of Cheriton Fitzpaine.

The scheme is for a two storey detached dwelling. At 2,346sqft the four bed conversion has very generous proportions.  The impressive hallway leads through to the substantial lounge which takes up almost half of the downstairs floor area.  Access to the terraced area and garden beyond can be gained via two bi-fold doors.  The utility and open plan kitchen/dining room can be accessed either from the hall or the lounge. From the hallway the stairs lead to the first floor landing from which access can be gained to all four double bedrooms and the family bathroom. The master bedroom is double aspect and benefits from a large ensuite and plenty of storage space.

A steel framed barn which is 1,940sqft is within the boundaries of the site and can be used for storage and agricultural related uses.

The barn sits within 1.23 acres of land, for those looking for additional land for a small holding, please note that additional land is available for purchase via separate negotiation.

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

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

Mains electricity, sewer and water are available for connection on site, please make your own enquiries concerning capacities and additional connections to the statutory undertakers direct.

The property is available for immediate possession.

The property has prior notification for the change of use of agricultural building to dwelling under Class Q.  Change of use acceptance was granted by Mid Devon District Council on the 6th August 2015, the full details of which can be found on the Mid Devon website under the planning reference 15/00949/PNCOU.  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.

The property is offered for sale by private treaty.  The vendor is seeking to dispose of the site on an unconditional basis.

Cheriton Fitzpaine sits in a vast and hilly lowland region of Devon, 9 miles from the City of Exeter and 1.5 miles northeast of the Crediton/ Tiverton A3072 road – a route that could be argued to be one of the most stunning sunset drives in the county. The village appears timeless and has many listed cottages with the classic poured custard thatched roofs. Notably there’s also a gothic church, known for its hard edges and sharp peaks. There are two pubs, The Ring of Bells and The Half Moon Inn – both of which are unique, but equally Devonian in spirit. Cheriton Fitzpaine is a substantial size and has a multi-million pound primary school, a Doctor’s surgery and (as is essential) a post office/ shop. Local children are fortunate to be able to use (acquire grass stains in!) and shoot hoops in ‘Jack’s Acre’, a large playing field/ park maintained by the parish council. For foodies ‘Thornes Farm Shop’ is nearby, and is home to some exceptional quality, homegrown produce.  What’s not to like?


• Leave Crediton via Exhibition Road (A3072)
• After 2 miles turn off left, signed ‘Chilton’
• Continue through Chilton & up the hill
• At the T-Junction turn right (Farringdon Hill)
• 0.25 miles the barns will be found ahead of you

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Added on Rightmove:
20 July 2016

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