Finding the right place

Single Building Plot
Guide Price £69,000
A range of individual building plots are now available for builders and self-builders on the south-western edge of Exmoor National Park. All the plots come as serviced building plots. The following measurements are approximate gross internal area measurements. All the plots also have consent for garages. Plots 1-10 have views over Exmoor.

Plot 1 - 4-bedroom detached house (1076sqft) - £98,000
Plot 2 - 4-bedroom semi-detached (1270sqft) - £80,000
Plot 3 - 4-bedroom semi-detached (1270sqft) - £80,000
Plot 4 - 4-bedroom semi-detached (1270sqft) - £80,000
Plot 5 - 4-bedroom semi-detached (1270sqft) - £77,000
Plot 7 - 2-bedroom end terrace house (710sqft) - £69,000
Plot 8 - 2-bedroom mid terrace house (710sqft) - £69,000
Plot 9 - 3-bedroom mid terrace house (883sqft) - £77,000
Plot 10 - 3-bedroom end terrace house (883sqft) - £81,000
Plot 16 - 3-bedroom end terrace house (904sqft) - £82,000
Plot 17 - 3-bedroom mid terrace house (904sqft) - £78,000
Plot 18 - 3-bedroom end terrace house (904sqft) - £82,000

The houses will also have gardens and a spacious feel being that the site is not over-developed The houses are designed with render, slate roofs, timber windows, doors and fascia’s to reflect the village setting. Each plot will be accessed from a newly constructed adopted road, with a private connection from the road to the plot for foul drainage. Each plot will be provided with access to both electricity and water. Retaining walls will be constructed, where appropriate. This is stage one and plots can be purchased at this stage as described above. If further preparation of the house is required, then some or all of the following can also be provided. This will be stage two. How much or little of the following you require will be your choice and by individual negotiation.

a) Dig foundations.
b) Concrete foundations.
c) Build up to damp proof course level.
d) Provide and lay drainage to mains
e) Provide and lay storm water drainage
f) Construct and lay concrete ground floor including radon treatment
g) Construct walls h). Provide and fix first floor joists and flooring deck
i) Provide and fix roof trusses
j) Felt, batten, slate roof.
k) Supply and fix windows and external doors as per planning and building regulations
l) Provide and fix fascia, soffit and rainwater goods.
m) Render walls and remove scaffold.
n) Provide and fix stairs.

If all of these choices were taken this would leave insulation, electricity, plumbing, plastering, decoration, heating, floor covering and the garden to complete before fittings were installed. Warranties will be provided and works will comply with Architectural drawings, building regulations and structural engineer drawings and calculations.
The Site
The site is approximately 1.5 acres and the design of the houses is such as to fit in with the contours of the land. A new T Junction is already constructed up to the entrance of the site and further groundworks and site clearance are being undertaken at present which will include removal of barns and extending the construction of the existing retaining wall. There is a Geotechnical Report, including an environmental and soakaway investigation. There is an environmental noise assessment. A more recent application has discharged conditions relating to Archaeology and other outstanding conditions.
The Area
This a desirable and picturesque village on the edge of the Exmoor National Park with views over the surrounding countryside. The village has all amenities that you would expect such as a local shop, post office, village hall pub and primary school but also a very good sports club, offering the main sports plus archery and badminton. The village also has various clubs including a drama club and youth club. Barnstaple is some 13 miles to the west of the village and is the main town in North Devon with all the major High Street Retailers, The Green Lanes Shopping Centre and Sainsburys Supermarket. The town also has a theatre, is the home of Exmoor Zoo, Marwood Hill Gardens and Broomhill Sculpture Garden. As well as the state schools of Park Community School and Pilton Community College, independent education is offered at St Michael’s School and West Buckland School.
The site has access to all main services excluding gas. We would advise interested parties to make their own enquires prior to exchange of contracts.
The site can be viewed on an open viewing basis.
Registration is TOTALLY FREE allowing you to receive detailed information about land matching your requirements.
Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.