Rackenford, Tiverton


Guide price

Attractive traditional building in a lovely location with permission to convert into a family home. 3 Bedrooms. Great reception space. Superb views. Paddock. Outdoor school. 0.64 Acres. Further barn available.


The barns are located in a rural location about 1.5 miles of Rackenford. The village maintains an active community providing a good range of local amenities including primary school, community post office/shop and village church, together with the popular village inn, The Stag Inn, rumoured to be one of the oldest pubs in Devon

The popular market town of Tiverton is located 9 miles away with a full range of amenities including the prestigious Blundells School. The cathedral and university city of Exeter is about 18 miles distant and has all the amenities and facilities associated with a major regional centre.

The area is renowned for country sports and pursuits with the Exmoor National Park, approximately 7 miles to the north, and the North Devon rugged coastline, with its popular sandy beaches, accessible via the A361.

Accessibility is very good as Rackenford is approximately 1 miles from the A361 (North Devon Link Road) with easy access to national roads and rail networks via the M5 motorway at Junction 27, where there is also Tiverton Parkway Station with fast trains to London.


The barns have permission to be converted into two dwellings and are available separately in two lots or together. The layout of the barns can be seen as below on the North Devon District Council website.


Shippon, Linhay and Granary.

0.64 Acres.

There are exciting plans to create a home with lovely views and outside space. The accommodation provides, open plan living, dining and kitchen area, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. A special feature of the proposal is its byfold doors opening up from the living area.

The small paddock is gently sloping and there is an outdoor school with rubber surface which is in need of attention.

Guide price Excess £175,000


Change of use approval was granted on 15/5/2019 and 9/1 018 by North Devon District Council under applications 66421 or 65442.

All associated planning documents can be viewed on the North Devon District Council website by using the following address: www.northdevon.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/

Click on 'Search, track and comment on applications' and then 'Find and track an application'. Enter 66421 or 65442 in application number and search. You will then be able to access application details and documents


The buyers of lot 1 will be required to erect and maintain a stock proof fence between points A, B, C, D and E within 1 month of complete from of sale.

They will also be required to install a stile in the fence to accommodate the public footpath within the same time period.


From Tiverton take the North Devon Link Road (the A361) towards Barnstaple. After 5 miles, at Stonelands Cross, turn left and then in a short distance turn right towards Rackenford. Proceed for a few miles to Rackenford and fork left off the road but ignore the immediate village turning and proceed on signposted Witheridge. Proceed for just over a mile and take the next turning on the left (do not follow Witheridge). The entrance to the property will be found by the second property on the right, with the footpath sign.


A buyer will install their own water supply, drainage system and electricity connection.

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