Land for sale in Substantial Barn For Conversion, Copplestone, Mid Devon EX17

Guide price £250,000
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Property features

  • Superb rural setting with expansive countryside views
  • Prior notification approval (ref. 20/00886)
  • Proposed conversion to substantial 4 bedroom dwelling (c. 3790sqft)
  • Site extends to c. 0.49 acres
  • Best and final offers by midday Friday 9th April 2021
  • Guide Price £250,000

Property description

The barn

This is an outstanding opportunity to acquire a substantial barn located in a tranquil rural location yet close to the town of Crediton in Mid Devon. Mid Devon District Council have confirmed via prior notification application ref. 20/00886/pncou that the proposed change of use of the building to a dwelling is in accordance with the requirements of Class Q. The plan submitted and approved by the application propose that the barn will be converted to form a spacious four-bedroom dwelling with a gross internal floor space extending to c. 352sqm (3790sqft).

Outside the barn, off road parking for several cars will be available - there will be a private entrance onto the highway. Also offered within the sale are a range of open fronted storage barns/stores, located to the west of the main barn. The barn will have amenity and garden land to the west and north of the barn, and will offer expansive panoramic views over open fields and the local countryside to the north.


Copplestone is located c. 3 miles to the east of Crediton and has a good range of local amenities including a mini-supermarket, primary school, and public house. A railway station is also located in Copplestone with services connecting to Exeter and Barnstaple.

The nearby historic market town of Crediton lies only seven miles from Exeter via the A377. Located in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty Crediton has a unique climate due to its position relative to Dartmoor. The town was the birthplace in 680 ad of St Boniface. Crediton contains a good range of services and amenities and also many local independent retailers, a refreshing antidote to High Street chains; there is also a thriving farmers' market.

Method of sale

The freehold barn is offered for sale by private treaty with a Guide Price of £250,000. Due to the level of interest received and offers submitted, we are now seeking best & final offers by midday on Friday 9th April 2021. Please see the Tender Form attached to our marketing brochure for further details, and please note that proof of funding and solicitors details will be required.


Klp are advised that a new mains water supply has recently been brought onto the plot for connection to the proposed dwelling. The Agents understand there to be mains electricity supply on the edge of the site for connection and that foul and surface water drainage is proposed to be dealt with via a private treatment system on site.

Interested parties should however make and rely upon their own enquiries of the relevant services providers.


Strictly by appointment only. Please contact Alex Munday at klp to arrange a viewing.


A prior notification application was made to Mid Devon District Council (ref. 20/00886/pncou) seeking 'Prior notification for the change of use of an agricultural building to a dwelling under Class Q'. A notice was issued by Mid Devon on 10th August 2020 confirming that the proposed change of use to a dwelling was considered to be in accordance with the requirements of Class Q. Copies of the decision notice, plans and other relevant documents are available to download
from our website here: Or can be emailed upon request.


The Agents are advised that there are no S106 or cil payments required as part of the approved development.

Agents notes

Interested parties should be aware that the barn will be sold subject to a restriction limiting development to one dwelling only on the site.

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