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Blackawton, Totnes Offers in Excess of £420,000

  • Development Opportunity
  • Detached Bungalow
  • Planning Consent for 4 Bedroom House
  • Stunning Views
  • Excellent Pasture Land
  • About 9.26 Acres

A rare development opportunity comprising a detached bungalow with planning consent for replacement with a unique four bedroom house, enjoying stunning views with excellent pasture land. About 9.26 acres.

Totnes TQ9 7DG
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DRO1557


Higher Dreyton Farm occupies a superb elevated position enjoying stunning rural views. The property is situated about 1.5 miles from the sought after village of Blackawton which has an ancient parish church, excellent local inn and noted primary school. The surrounding countryside is delightfully unspoilt and offers excellent opportunities for outdoor pursuits. Dartmouth Golf and Country Club is about 0.5 miles and the historic waterside town of Dartmouth is approximately 5 miles. Famed for its annual regatta, Dartmouth also has a fine selection of interesting shops, hotels, restaurants and galleries. Totnes, the celebrated gateway to the South Hams is about 8 miles and offers further facilities, including a mainline station to London Paddington.


Higher Dreyton Farm represents a rare opportunity to purchase a beautifully situated country property with potential to build a home of quality and style in a fabulous location. The existing post-war bungalow is of Woolaway construction and comprises of entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, living room, 3 bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. The approved development, on the site of the existing bungalow gives permission for an individual 4 bedroomed detached house with double garage and studio above. The approximate floor area is 2640 feet and permission was granted on the 31st March 2016. Plans can be viewed on the South Hams District Council website application number 2616/15/FUL. The grounds are an outstanding feature of the property with a garden surrounding the existing bungalow and a dilapidated garage.


The Land extends in total to 9.04 acres (3.67 hectares) and comprised of two useful sized fields which surround the existing property. Both fields are currently sown to grass but are of arable quality with OS3056 to the north-west facing and free draining and OS2144 being generally level and having previously been used as a camping site, although the license has lapsed. Field has electric points, water and cess pit. Access to the land is from the adjoining road from Dreyton Cross. N.B. Both fields are available, however, if prospective purchasers require a lesser or different acreage this may be possible by negotiation.


The land is registered for the Rural Payment Agency’s Basic Payment Scheme, however, no entitlements are included in the sale. Entitlements may be able to be purchased via separate negotiation.


The land is not currently in any Entry Level or Mid-Tier or Countryside Stewardship Scheme.


S.X. No. O.S. No. Description Acreage SX 8152 1751 House & Gardens 0.22 SX 8152 2144 Pasture 3.55 SX 8152 3056 Pasture 5.49 Total Area 9.26 Acres

Totnes TQ9 7DG
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DRO1557
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