Taw Valley


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A south-facing barn with Class Q (A & B) approval for change of use to a dwelling set in half an acre with views towards Dartmoor. Plans for five bedrooms with three bath / shower rooms. Provision for car parking and gardens. Additional storage building. Option to purchase more land if required.


The Cattle Barn at Thurle Farm lies in an attractive and scenic part of North Devon, about half a mile north of the sought after small town of Chulmleigh. The small town offers excellent day-to-day facilities including post office, shops, health centre, dentist, church, chapel, exceptional senior and junior schooling and popular 18 hole short golf course. The local market town of South Molton is about 9 miles to the north and presents a further range of amenities and access to the A361 North Devon link road.

To the south the Cathedral City of Exeter is about 22 miles away, offering direct access onto the M5 motorway as well as an international airport and main line railway station with an express rail service to London Paddington. There is a sprinter branch line service running along the Tarka Line from Exeter to Barnstaple through Eggesford or Kings Nympton station within a short distance of the property.

To the north, the North Devon regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 20 miles away, contributing an excellent range of shopping and recreational facilities and from there to the west, a further 7 miles, is the renowned North Devon coastline with extensive sandy beaches at Saunton and Woolacombe together with associated facilities. Both Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks are within easy reach of the property.


The Cattle Barn provides an exciting opportunity to create a rural home set in approximately half an acre with wonderful southerly views towards Dartmoor,

Currently a modern-style farm building, the plans submitted for the planning application provide for five bedrooms and three bath / shower rooms over two floors with open plan kitchen / dining and living space on the ground floor designed to take advantage of the south-facing aspect.


As part of the change of use, there is provision for garden space and two car parking spaces. Adjoining the eastern boundary, there is a block-built building presently used for storage.


There may be an opportunity to purchase additional land to the south of the Cattle Barn. Please contact Stags for further information.


Prior approval was granted on 24th August 2018 for the change of use of the Cattle Barn to one dwelling house under class Q(A & B). The application reference is: 65154.


Mains electricity will need to be connected.


Strictly by appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263. Please note, access to The Cattle Barn is via the entrance lane as shown coloured brown on the land plan. There is no access past Highbury or Thurle Farmhouse.


From Chulmleigh town centre head in a northerly direction towards South Molton. Take the first right signposted Tiverton, pass the community college and turn right again signposted Tiverton. The entrance to the property will be found on the left hand side after about half a mile.


Stags South Molton office: 29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ. Tel: 01769 572263. Email: south-molton@stags.co.uk


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


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

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Stags - South Molton

29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ

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