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Taw Valley, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37

Sold STC £16,000
1.9 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 2 acres (0.81 hectares)

Key features

  • Accessible Location
  • 1.99 Acres
  • Mixed Woodland
  • Road Access
  • West Facing
  • Sale by Private Treaty

Full description

An attractive mixed wood overlooking the Taw Valley with direct road access. 1.99 acres. Accessible location near to Umberleigh / A377. Deciduous and soft wood trees. For sale by private treaty.

Situation - Tarka Wood lies in an attractive location overlooking the River Taw Valley in North Devon. The village of Umberleigh lies one mile to the north and has a public house and a station on the Tarka Rail line which runs between Barnstaple and Exeter.
The village of Chittlehampton lies 2 miles to the north-east whilst the market towns of South Molton and Barnstaple are within 7.5 miles and 8 miles respectively.

Description - Tarka Wood is an attractive mixed woodland totalling 1.99 acres (0.81 hectares). It is west facing and sloping, with views over the level meadows of the River Taw, and includes some deciduous and softwood trees, some of which are ready for harvesting. There is direct access on to the adjoining road, with an area for parking off the road. It is a privately positioned wood, but with easy access to the A377 and Tarka Rail Line at Umberleigh.

Services - There are no services connected to the land.

Access - There is direct access from the woodland onto a council maintained road.

Method Of Sale - The woodland is offered for sale by private treaty, as one lot.

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

Restrictive Covenant - A covenant was placed on the land by a previous owner which details the following:

The land shall not be used in such a way as to create a nuisance to the neighbouring owners (including the vendor) and specifically the purchasers shall not:
1. Do any rough or game shooting or pest control at times or in a manner constituting a nuisance or danger to any neighbour;
2. Use the land for any sort of racing whether with motor bikes, cars or other vehicles;
3. Use the land for a commercial campsite;
4. Use the land for clay pigeon shooting;
5. Conduct any business from the land apart from forestry;
6. Use the land in a way which will damage the access tracks;
7. The purchaser and successors in title shall not erect any signboards visible from the public highway and shall not sell the land except as a whole.

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

Sporting & Mineral Rights - The sporting and mineral rights in so far as they are owned are included in the sale.

Wayleaves & Rights Of Way - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements and any private or public rights of way or bridleways etc.
There are no public or private rights of way crossing the wood.

Plans & Boundary Fences - A plan which is not to scale, is included with these sale particulars for identification purposes only.

Viewing - Viewing is strictly by appointment only. Please contact Stags (01769 572263) prior to viewing. Viewing is with full particulars and a land plan to hand during daylight hours only.

Directions - From South Molton, proceed towards Chittlehampton and Torrington on the B3227. Continue for about 7 miles, into the village of Umberleigh, and just before the road bears sharp right across the River Taw, take the left turn signposted towards Warkleigh. Continue along this road, pass over the level crossing and the woodland will be found on the left after approximately 650 yards.

Contact Information - Stags South Molton office: 29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ. Tel: 01769 572263. Email:

Disclaimer - These particulars are guide only and are not to be relied upon for any purpose.

Warning - Farms and land can be dangerous places. Please take care when viewing the property, particularly in the vicinity of farm buildings and livestock.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Added on Rightmove:
27 August 2016


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