Morchard Road, Crediton


Guide price

An exciting opportunity to acquire a site with permission to build 4 brand new houses. Accessible countryside location. 2x 4 bed detached houses. 2x 3 bed semi-detached houses. Parking. Gardens. Quality designs. Also available in lots.


The land is situated on the fringes of the hamlet of Morchard Road just off the A377 which is within the parish of Down St. Mary, just over 2 miles from the large village of Copplestone. Morchard Road has a pub (The Devonshire Dumpling) whilst Copplestone has a post office, general store, primary school, pub and church.

Crediton is about 6 miles which has a larger range of shopping, schooling and recreational amenities.

The cathedral and university city of Exeter (15 miles) has an extensive range of facilities befitting a centre of its importance. There is a bus service along the road from Morchard Road into Exeter as well as a railway station on the local Tarka line (Exeter to Barnstaple), at Exeter the stations are on the Paddington and Waterloo lines to London.


The site offers a fantastic opportunity to develop up to 4 homes in an accessible location with pleasant rural views. The quality homes have been sympathetically designed to accommodate modern family living in the heart of the Mid-Devon countryside.

They are available as a whole, a combination of two plots or individually, however the vendor is likely to want to secure the sale on all of the plots at the same time.


It will be a purchasers responsibility for the demolition and clearance of the existing farm buildings. If the site is purchased by more than 1 buyer, the demolition will be arranged between the buyers.


Full planning permission was granted on the 22nd January 2021 by Mid Devon District Council, planning reference: 20/01023/FULL.

All associated planning documents can be viewed on the Mid Devon District Council website On the homepage click on 'Planning', then click 'Search and comment on planning application'. Then click 'Search' and then, finally, in the 'Search Box' enter the reference 20/01023/FULL. The documents can be looked at by clicking on 'Documents'.


Plot 1 4 bedroom detached house: £175,000

Plot 2 4 bedroom detached house: £175,000

Plot 3/4 2x 3 bedroom semi-detached houses: £175,000


There is a shared entrance (blue) off of the public highway, used by one residential property and the landowner. All parties will share the maintenance of the blue area.


Strictly by appointment with the agents please.


Farms and land can be dangerous places. Please take care when viewing the property, particularly in the vicinity of livestock and ensure all gates are closed. Do not enter buildings without permission.


At Morchard Road on the A377 on the junction between Morchard Bishop and Down St Mary beside the Devonshire Dumpling, proceed towards Barnstaple and after mile the barns will be found on the left-hand side with the gateway directly off the A377.


The buyer/s will be responsible for connecting electricity (via an underground cable for which an easement will be granted), a water supply and provide a private drainage system.


The site is subject to a Section 106 liability for education transport, as specified in the planning consent, which has been paid for by the vendors.

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Stags - Tiverton

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