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West Foldhay, Zeal Monachorum

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Property Description

Key features

  • A working farm in a beautiful position available as a whole or in 5 lots
  • LOT 2 - Agricultural Barns with 1.72 acres of land
  • Potential conversion to residential (subject to planning)
  • Wonderful views, village edge location

Full description

*** VIRTUAL VIEWING TOUR *** Lot 2 - Agricultural Barns & 1.72 acres


West Foldhay is a beautifully positioned farm, found on the edge of this pretty Mid-Devon village and enjoying wonderful views out over its own fields and woodland. In total the farm extends to 62.5 acres, which surrounds the house, with a large agricultural barn also offering great potential to be developed into a further residential dwelling (subject to permissions).

SITUATION : 8 miles to the West of Crediton with its vibrant selection of shops, café’s, restaurants, leisure centre/swimming pool and supermarkets with the cathedral city of Exeter a further 8 miles away.

The farm is being sold as a whole, or in five lots.

LOT 2 : THE AGRICULTURAL BARNS - The larger of the two 99' 7'' x 60' 8'' (30.36m x 18.48m) is currently used for a variety of uses. It has four bays and is constructed from a steel frame with a block base with wood and metal cladding and a corrugated asbestos roof. The smaller barn 30' 2'' x 19' 8'' (9.2m x 6m) is open on two sides. It has a steel frame and initial block wall extending to metal cladding.  The metal roof sits on wooden trusses and is monopitch.

Initial investigations with a planning consultant have revealed that the barn would make an ideal conversion to residential via the Permitted Development Prior Notification process.  The Lot is available with 1.72 acres of land.

TENURE - The farm is owned freehold and is available with vacant possession upon completion.

LOCAL AUTHORITY - Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, EX16 6PP. Tel: 01884 255255

SPORTING & MINERAL RIGHTS - The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned are included with the freehold.

PLANS & BOUNDARY FENCES - A plan, which is not to be relied upon, is attached to these particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.

DIRECTIONS:  From Crediton proceed west on the A377, upon reaching Copplestone bear right to stay on the A377. At Morchard Road turn left onto the B3220 signed Winkleigh, after 2 miles turn left signed Zeal Monachorum. Within the village turn right onto Western Road and follow this road passing Foldhay Cross, the lane to West Foldhay with be found after the bridge on your right, then left up the private driveway.

Zeal Monachorum is situated 8 miles northwest of Crediton, hidden within vast and tumultuous farmlands. Its name is of Latin origin ‘Cella Monachorum’ – meaning ‘Cell of the Monks’. Like many Devon villages Zeal is home to a number of period properties, and buildings that have a strict conservation status – preserving the traditional beauty expected from rural settlements. Its church is old (understatement) (1235, late Saxon) and in its yard is a yew tree rumoured to have experienced a 1000 birthdays or more (not that anyone celebrates). The village is also known for having the most family friendly inn around, ‘The Waie Inn’ – offering great food & drink, both outdoor and indoor children’s play areas, a heated swimming pool, skittle alley, large function rooms (for weddings, parties etc), an astro turf pitch, squash courts, fishing lake and B&B rooms.  

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Added on Rightmove:
27 July 2016


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