Finding the right place

Single Building Plot
Guide Price £150,000
Recently Sold
An opportunity to custom-build your own home. A detailed planning consent has been granted for a large contemporary modern dwelling, set in approximately one quarter of an acre of land with a garage and garden and within a desirable village location, south of Newton Abbot. The house has a gross internal area of approximately 2700sq.ft., to include a basement and garage plus a balcony. The house has a ground floor with a hallway, four bedrooms, two en-suites and a family bathroom. The first floor has a lounge and balcony, with views over open land to the village green and church. There is also a kitchen, dining area, WC and utility on this floor. The house is modern in design with full-height glazing, tiled roof, rendered walls and UPVC windows and doors. The house will have its own garden, double garage and turning area. The foundations will be laid and whilst the external appearance of the timber -frame house is set; the internal layout and fittings can be completed to your design and preference. A fixed price can be negotiated with the builder once your fittings are known. It is envisaged that the purchase of the house will be paid in three stages during the build, with the fourth and final payment on completion of the finished house. The house will come with structural engineering and civil engineering warranties, drawings and building regulations.
The Site
The plot is approximately a quarter of an acre. The plot is mainly level beyond the shared access. The house will be served by a new driveway from the existing vehicle access. A construction management plan has been agreed as has a written scheme of archaeological investigation as required in the planning decision notice. An ecological survey, highways/access technical report and F.R.A. have also all been completed. Plot 1 is to the right of the initial shared access and to the right of the existing stone wall that separates the two plots.
The Area
The village has a population in excess of 5000 people and has many local amenities including local shops, a convenience store, health centre and chemist. Nearby is the local nature reserve at Kingsteignton, the Kerswell Downs woodland and Dartmoor National Park. The village primary school is rated as Good by Ofsted,as is the secondary school Torquay Academy. Torquay Girl’s Grammar School is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted. Independent education is offered at Stover School amongst others. The South Devon link road leads to Exeter and the motorway network, whilst there is a mainline rail service to London Paddington from Newton Abbot railway station. This large market town is to the north of the village, with a population of 23,000. It is renowned for its racecourse but also has rugby, football and cricket clubs withing the town. As well as national and local shops, markets are still held on various days throughout the week and weekends. Major Supermarkets here include Sainsburys and Tesco.
The house will be connected to all main services, including mains drainage and gas. We would advise interested parties to make their own enquiries with regard to services prior to exchange of contracts.
The plot can be viewed by prior appointment through The Land Bank Partnership if you wish to walk onto the plot. The plot can also be viewed from Rose Hill which gives an aerial view of the plot. Plot 1 is the furthest plot beyond the stone wall that separates the two plots.
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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.