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Caffyns Cross, Lynton, Devon, EX35

Sold STC 245.5 ac. | £1,200,000

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  • 245.6 acres (99.4 hectares)

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Tenure: Freehold

A superb block of level and gently sloping productive pasture land with extensive road frontage and access benefiting from a useful range of farm buildings, set in an outstanding position enjoying far reaching views. In all about 245.59 Acres, available as a whole or in two lots.

Lot 1 - Pasture land extending to about 59.95 Acres - Guide Price £300,000

Lot 2 - Farm Buildings & Pasture Land extending to about 185.64 Acres - Guide Price £900,000


The sale of this land represents an outstanding opportunity to acquire an excellent large block of productive agricultural land occupying a convenient and readily accessible position lying between the villages of Lynton and Parracombe within the Exmoor National Park.
Enjoying extensive road frontage and access,, the land comprises a superb block of level and gently sloping pasture currently utilised predominately for livestock grazing and fodder production. Contained within the land is a useful range of farm buildings which may now lend themselves for replacement with a more modern arrangement, subject to obtaining any necessary planning consent.
The land is divided into a number of good-sized and convenient enclosures enjoying outstanding views towards the north coast and over the beautiful unspoilt countryside of the Exmoor National Park. Extending in total to about 245.59 Acres (99.39 Ha) the land is offered for sale as a whole or in two lots, as described in these sale particulars.

The land occupies a delightful and readily accessible position adjacent to the A39, equidistant between the Exmoor coastal town of Lynton and the pretty village of Parracombe. Despite its attractive rural position the land still enjoys easy access to the surrounding districts and further afield with the larger towns of Barnstaple and South Molton providing an extensive range of every day shopping, banking, recreational and educational facilities. From both of these towns the A361 North Devon link road provides easy access to Tiverton and the M5 motorway (Junction 27). Mainline intercity rail links are available at Tiverton Parkway (London, Paddington approx. 2 hours) with international airports at Exeter and Bristol.
Please refer to the location plan contained within these sale particulars.

Lot 1 - Approx. 59.95 Acres
Situated to the north of the council road known as Croscombe Lane and formerly part of Croscombe Barton, this comprises an attractive block of productive pasture land enjoying gated road access. The land benefits from outstanding views and is predominately gently sloping pasture with some moderately sloping field parcels dropping down to a stream which forms part of the western boundary, with a small parcel of mixed deciduous woodland. The land is characterised by well-maintained hedgerow boundaries and stock fencing, benefiting from a shared private water supply.
Lot 1 extends in total to about 59.95 Acres (24.26 Ha), as shown edged and hatched red on the attached identification plan.
Lot 2 - Approx. 185.64 Acres
This is a larger block of productive pasture land enjoying extensive road frontage and access from both the A39, which forms the southern boundary, and Croscombe Lane to the north. The land is characterised by a mixture of stone-faced banks and hedgerows which are generally well fenced, with the benefit of a combination of shared private water with mains water also available.
Included within this lot are a useful range of steel and timber framed and gi roofed farm buildings, extending to approximately 4,000sqft, with potential to be replaced with a more modern range, subject to obtaining any necessary planning consent. Also contained within the land is a livestock handling pen and race. Two small parcels of woodland containing mainly conifer species and extending to about 1.4 acres in total are fenced separate to the pasture land.
Lot 2 extends in total to about 185.64 Acres (75.13 Ha), as edged and hatched blue on the attached identification plan.


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