Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
Two detached barns with planning consent to create two dwellings, set in a rural location yet with excellent access to the A361. Barn 1 - Five bedrooms and four bath / shower rooms within 0.8 acres. Barn 2 - two bedrooms plus a stable yard. Option to buy more land if required.


The Barns at Blindwell Farm overlook beautiful rolling Devon countryside, south of Exmoor and west of the Exe Valley.


The popular village of Rackenford is about 2.5 miles away, which maintains an active community providing a good range of local amenities including a primary school, post office/shop, public house and village church.


This area of Devon is well known for its delightful countryside and rural pursuits. Riding and walking are just on the doorstep and Exmoor National Park is approximately 7 miles to the north. The north Devon coastline with its sandy beaches, is within an easy driving distance.


The town of Tiverton, about 7 miles away, is an old market town with an historic castle. There are several supermarkets and a wide range of shops in the town, together with schools for all ages, including the independent Blundell's School. There is also a hospital, sports centre and an 18-hole golf course.


The market town of South Molton is found within 12 miles and has a more comprehensive range of shops, banks and schooling, a supermarket as well as weekly livestock and farmers markets and the nearby independent West Buckland School.


The A361 (North Devon Link Road) can be accessed within 0.5 miles and provides a link to the M5 motorway at Junction 27, nearby to which is Tiverton Parkway rail station with mainline services to London Paddington. Both Exeter and Taunton are within commutable distance.


The barns at Blindwell Farm comprises two barns with planning consent for conversion to two separate dwellings. The barns are available to purchase together or individually.

LOT 1 - GUIDE £200,000

The larger of the two barn's approved drawings will comprise of a spacious reception hall with WC and cupboard with access to the games room and snug when completed. The kitchen will have external access and a south easterly aspect. A sliding wall separating the kitchen and living room offers great potential for open plan entertaining space whilst being adaptable enough to provide privacy when needed. A larder, utility and wet-room complete the ground floor accommodation.


The first floor will be accessed via a spiral staircase and the proposed drawings show that the completed project will have five bedrooms, three of which are served by en-suite bath/shower rooms and an additional family bathroom.


Externally the barn has countryside views, a large garden, parking and a south easterly aspect. The plot in total extends to approximately 0.80 acres and there may be an opportunity to buy more land.

LOT 2 - GUIDE £100,000

LOT 2 is the former milking parlour and has approval for a two bedroom dwelling. The finished project will have open plan accommodation and a bathroom on the first floor and a living/dining room and kitchen on the ground floor. A great investment property with no onward chain.


The barn has a south-easterly aspect, private parking and a stable yard.


Mains services are available nearby. The purchaser(s) will be required to make new mains water and electricity connections and install their own private drainage system.


Access to the barns is over a concrete lane leading from the council maintained road.


Prior approval for the change of use of the barns to create two dwellings was permitted by North Devon District Council and the documents relating to these applications are available on: www.northdevon.gov.uk


The planning references are: LOT 1 - 58897


LOT 2 - 65714.


There will be a restrictive covenant placed on the land within LOT 1 to restrict any additional buildings or structures other than the existing barn to a maximum height of three metres.


Viewing is strictly by prior appointment through the agents. Please telephone: 01884 235705 or email: tiverton@stags.co.uk to arrange an appointment.


From Junction 27 of the M5 take the A361 North Devon Link Road towards Tiverton/Barnstaple. At the roundabout continue on the A361 towards Barnstaple for about 7 miles, turning right at Two Gates Cross signposted to Bickham and Woodburn. Proceed for about half a mile and then turn right into the lane for Blindwell Farm. Continue for about 300 yards, passing the farm bungalow (on the left) and the barns will be found on the right.


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

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

Arrange viewing 01884 798526

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19 Bampton Street, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6AA

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