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  • Bedrooms: 4
A superbly located barn with approval for conversion into an impressive family home. Plans for hall, open-plan living room/kitchen/dining area, laundry/boot room, 4 double bedrooms (2 en-suite) and family bathroom. Various ancillary buildings including garage with further potential (stp) and stream bordered paddock/grounds. About 1.18 acres in total.


The barn is set in a peaceful and sheltered location in the Mully Brook Valley. The surrounding countryside is typical of the area with plunging valleys, open fields and woodland. The village of Burrington is about a mile from the property and has a church and small shop. The small town of Chulmleigh is about 3.5 miles and offers a further range of shops and amenities including schooling to secondary level. The larger towns of South Molton and Barnstaple are about 12 and 14 miles respectively, both offering a further range of amenities whilst the Cathedral City and County Town of Exeter is about 26 miles.

The A377 that links between Exeter and Barnstaple is about 2 miles from the property and the Exeter to Barnstaple (Tarka Line) railway line follows a similar route with the nearest station being about 3 miles at Kings Nympton Station.


The BARN (44' x 38') provides an exciting opportunity to create an individual and spacious rural home set in just over an acre of stream bordered grounds. The plans submitted for the planning application provide for a large open plan living room/kitchen/dining room, study, laundry/boot room, 4 double bedrooms (2 with En-Suites) and family bathroom.

There is a further range of versatile buildings including a part stone/block, mainly open fronted BUILDING (70' x 11') comprising 3 small stables, stock pens and store room. Further, mainly block built BUILDING (41' x 11') divided into 3 stock pens. Attached to this building at the lower end is a two storey, stone/cob/block BARN (11' x 10'4 ) with adjoining GARAGE accessed from the higher end.

The Land

The barn and buildings are set within a total plot of 1.18 ACRES. To the west is a stream bordered PADDOCK with a separate gated access off the country lane that passes the property. To the other side of the barn are further gently sloping grounds.

Planning Permission

Prior approval was granted by Torridge District Council on 8th April 2021 for the CHANGE OF USE OF AGRICULTURAL BUILDING TO 1 NO. DWELLING HOUSE AND ASSOCOIATED BUILDING OPERATIONS UNDER CLASS Q (Reference 1/0159/2021/AGMB). Further details and plans are available via the Council's planning portal at torridge.gov.uk.


The vendor will grant any wayleaves/easements deemed necessary to connect an electricity/water supply to the property. The purchaser(s) will need to install their own sewerage treatment system.


Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.


From South Molton take the B3226 south out of the town towards Exeter. Drive through the Mole Valley for about 9 miles and at at the junction with the A377 at Fortescue Cross, Newnham turn left towards Exeter. Drive for about a mile and at Colleton Mills turn right signposted to Burrington. Drive over the railway bridge and the River Taw and take the next left turn signposted to Ashreigney. Proceed up the hill and take the next right turn signposted to Winswood. Continue along the country lane and down the hill and the property will be found at the bottom of the hill on the left.

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