- Barn for Conversion
- Village Location
Bampton Church of England Primary School (1.8mi.)
Bolham Community Primary School (2.8mi.)
Tiverton High School (3.7mi.)
A beautifully situated traditional building with Class Q consent to convert to residential use and occupying an elevated position with attractive views.
The sale of The Lower Barn at Tenement Farm provides interested parties with the opportunity to acquire a substantial traditional farm building which now has the benefit of Permitted Development Rights under Class Q for conversion to residential use. It provides the opportunity to create an attractive and highly individual family home set within a rural but accessible location and enjoying attractive rural views. It is set within level enclosed yard and grassed areas, extending in total to about 0.25 acres.
The consent provides for the conversion of the building to two separate units of accommodation. However, informal enquiries of the local planning authority have indicated that its conversion to one single dwelling or alternatively, one with an adjoining annexe, would be permissible.
The buildings consist of an L-shaped range, situated adjacent to the council lane and comprise of a single storey concrete block and corrugated fibre cement roofed former shippon 15.71m x 5.24m internally, with concrete floor, together with an adjoining former dairy 5.27m x 4.37m internally of similar construction together with steps leading down to an adjoining traditional barn 5.63m x 5.62m internally of part brick and stone construction beneath a slate roof. The approved plans provide for the conversion of the former shippon to provide an open plan Kitchen, Dining and Living area, Inner Hall with Bathroom and two Bedrooms. The adjoining building provides for a Kitchen/Dining Room with stairs to first floor and adjoining Sitting Room. At first floor level is a Bedroom and Bathroom.
The buildings occupy an elevated position on the edge of the village and enjoy attractive views across the Exe Valley. It has its own access from the lane which lead to enclosed level garden areas, in part gravelled and in part grass. The potential exists to create a attractive pleasure gardens to compliment the residential enjoyment of the property. In total, the property extends to about 0.25 acres, as edged red on the site plan.
TENURE AND POSSESSION
The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession available upon completion.
Mains electricity is currently connected to the property. It is understood that mains water is situated in close proximity to the property and it will be the purchasers responsibility for taking a new and independent connection to service the building. Drainage will be to a new private system to be constructed in accordance with current Environment Agency regulations and at the purchasers expense.
Planning consent was granted under Class Q – permitted development rights by Mid Devon District Council (ref no: 20/00193/PNCOU) on 3rd July 2020.
Copies of the approved plans together with all relevant supporting documentation is available to view either on the Mid Devon planning portal or alternatively on application to our Tiverton office.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: For clarification we wish to inform any prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. They must not be relied upon as statements of fact. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested any services, heating systems, appliances and specific fittings where applicable. Room sizes, where provided, should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. If there are points which are of particular importance to you please contact the office prior to viewing the property.
The property occupies an elevated position within the hamlet of Cove. This is a popular settlement within the Exe Valley with the nearby small town of Bampton providing an excellent range of local facilities with primary healthcare and schooling. To the south and approached via the A396 is the larger town of Tiverton which affords a comprehensive range of commercial, recreational and educational facilities, together with secondary healthcare and schooling, including the noted public school of Blundells. From here, access is also available eastwards via the A361 (T) to the M5 (J27) with mainline intercity connections available adja-cent to this junction at Tiverton Parkway. Both Exeter and Taun-ton lie within convenient reach of the property and afford the range of facilities befitting those of county and regional centres.
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