Class Q permitted development for barn conversion
To create 4 double bedrooms 3 ensuite luxury residence
Sweeping views over rolling Devon Countryside
Over 275m2 of accommodation when constructed
Approximately 5 acres of adjoining land
Further 3 acres by separate negotiation
The property sits in a rural location approximately 6 miles away
from the market town of Holsworthy with an array of recreational
and educational facilities, Waitrose supermarket, doctors‘,
dentists‘ and veterinary surgeries. The former market town of
Okehampton is some 15 miles to the east, with a newly reinstated
train station and access to the A30 trunk road which links the
cathedral city of Exeter, the M5 motorway network, mainline railway
stations serving London Paddington and international airport. In
all directions from barn there are beautiful wildlife spots,
footpaths & bridleways along the Ruby Way and watersports
opportunities on Roadford Lake. To the west is rugged coastline
famed for popular family surfing beaches and picturesque former
fishing villages, the open expanses of Dartmoor National Park is to
the east and is plays host to a number of outdoor activities such
as walking, climbing, fishing and horse riding.
Class Q permission has been granted to create an impressive 4
double bedroom 3 ensuite single story luxury dwelling occupying an
enviable position. The barn sits in a sheltered position on a
generally level 5 acre plot with stunning countryside views over
its own land. Positioned in a quiet location on a private no
through road, excellent privacy is afforded.
The peaceful and tranquil location remains close to Holsworthy and
just 16 miles to the A30 which links to Exeter and further down
into Cornwall. Within striking distance of the local town and its
amenities, this would make the ideal property for anyone looking to
live the good life .
The barn boasts generous proportions, level access and planning
permission in place to allow this wonderful barn to be converted
into an impressive country residence.
A further 3 acres is available by separate negotiation.
The main section of the building to be converted is a single storey
duo pitched precast concrete column framed barn, fabricated by
Devon Contractors to their standard form of construction. There are
four bays with two columns to each frame. The bays are at 4.6m
centres. There are gables to the front and rear walls. Attached to
the left side is a single storey mono pitched roof extension with
masonry perimeter walls with steel beams fixed to the precast
concrete columns. It is proposed to include this extension for
conversion within this application. Attached to the right side is a
single storey mono pitched roof timber framed extension. It is
proposed to remove this extension within this application. Attached
to the rear is a single storey steel portal framed building. It is
proposed to remove this building within this application.
There is a steel door post to one side of the front vehicular
access opening and a precast concrete post to the other side. There
is a precast concrete cantilevered wind post within the rear
There is blockwork masonry up to approximately 1.8m above the
internal floor level between all the columns and posts. Within the
front wall there is close boarded timber above the blockwork and
access door. The door is clad with flat galvanised steel sheeting
fixed to a steel frame.
Within the right side dividing wall to the right side extension
extension to be removed there is painted box profile sheeting above
Within the rear dividing wall to the attached rear building to be
removed there is painted box profile sheeting above the blockwork
to the right side and close boarded timber to the left side of the
wind post. Within the left side dividing wall to the attached left
side extension to be retained there is overlap timber boarding
above the blockwork masonry.
The roof structure consists of substantial timber trusses. They
consist of doubled up 65mm x 175mm timber tie members fixed to the
side of 65mm x 250mm timber rafter members. There is a central post
with plywood gussets at the apex. The connection between the column
and the rafter member of the truss is a galvanised steel angle
bracket typical of this form of construction.
LEFT SIDE EXTENSION
The front left and rear dividing to rear steel framed building to
be removed walls consist of blockwork masonry. There is a steel
clad and framed door within the front wall and timber clad and
framed doors within the left side wall. There are 450mm 450mm
blockwork masonry piers within the left side wall supporting the
steel roof beams. The roof structure consists of 120 65 channel
sections fixed with steel brackets to the precast concrete columns
and the masonry piers. There are timber purlins at close centres
supported and fixed over the top of the beams. The roof is covered
with fire cement corrugated sheeting. There is a ground bearing
concrete slab throughout the extension.
Planning permission was granted by Torridge District Council under
cover of application number 1 0583 2023 AGMB dated 8th August 2023.
Prior notification for the change of use of agricultural building
to 1no. dwellinghouses and associated building operations under
Class Q. A copy of the permission and associated drawing can be
viewed on Torridge District Councils website at
LAND PLAN & DRAWINGS
The land plan is based on ordnance survey extracts, and the areas
are not guaranteed and purchasers must satisfy themselves as to
their accuracy. The architect drawings are for indicative purposes
Any purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all
boundaries and neither vendor nor the vendor‘s agents will be
responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof.
Should any dispute arise as the boundaries or any points on the
particulars or plans or the interpretation of them, the question
shall be referred to the vendors agent whose decision acting as
experts shall be final.
Please note a further 3 acre field adjoining to the north with an
established gateway is available by separate negotiation.
Prospective purchasers must verify such availability for
themselves. It is believed both electric and water supply is in the
general proximity with a private foul drainage scheme planned
within its own land.
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