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Blackawton, Totnes Offers in the Region Of £995,000

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  • Victorian Farmhouse
  • Farm Buildings
  • Rare Development Opportunity
  • About 2.4 Acres
  • Additional Land by Sep. Neg.
  • Unspoilt Rural Views

An Interesting and Rare Development Opportunity. Attractive Victorian farmhouse, traditional and later farm buildings with consent for 4 residential units, further outbuildings, gardens and yard. About 2.4 Acres. (Additional land available by separate negotiation)


West Dreyton Farm is situated in a beautiful position at the end of its own private driveway, off of the A3122 road that leads to Dartmouth, Kingsbridge and Totnes. The property is surrounded by delightful countryside which offers excellent opportunities for outdoor pursuits. The celebrated Dartmouth Golf & Country Club is about 0.5 miles. The nearest village is Blackawton, a popular and thriving community with a traditional inn and highly regarded primary school. Dartmouth is about 4 miles and is noted for its wonderful sailing and boating along the coast and on the exquisite River Dart. The town offers an interesting range of shops, hotels, restaurants, galleries and educational facilities. The lovely old market towns of Kingsbridge and Totnes are also within easy reach, the latter providing a main line rail link to London Paddington.


West Dreyton Farm is a fine period former farmstead offering very significant potential. It comprises a detached 4/5 bedroomed character farmhouse offering bright and generously proportioned accommodation, enjoying unspoilt rural views. Improvements include a partial new roof in 2007, new kitchen in 2004 and new bathrooms in 2011. The roof space and adjoining lean-to buildings offer scope for additional accommodation, subject to planning consents. Across the extensive rear yard is a range of handsome traditional stone barns with consent for 3 dwellings. There is also the former milking parlour with consent for a fourth dwelling. In addition, there is a substantial portal frame agricultural building and various further buildings, including and interesting cart shed. The farmhouse comes with a secluded mature garden and the buildings occupy a large yard area with allotted gardens and parking to the potential conversions. To conclude; West Dreyton Farm presents a rare opportunity to purchase a piece of rural South Hams heritage. This timeless country property provides enormous potential and early viewing is advised.


Part glazed front door to:


With painted Victorian staircase to First Floor. Dado boarding and paneled doors to:


11' 10'' x 13' 9'' (3.60m x 4.19m)

Front aspect windows enjoying fine countryside views. Feature stone and brick fireplace. Telephone point and electric storage heater.


21' 8'' x 14' 6'' (6.60m x 4.42m)

Front aspect windows enjoying similar unspoilt views. Window seat. Feature Edwardian fireplace with blue tiled inset. Feature side cupboards. Understairs cupboard. Dado boards. Fitted solid fuel Aga for hob cooking and hot water. Side cupboards, one housing cylinder. Door to:


With built-in cupboard. Connecting door to Entrance Hall (previously mentioned) and doors to:


Large cubicle with chrome shower unit. Pedestal wash basin. W.C. Extractor unit.


9' 6'' x 13' 9'' (2.89m x 4.19m)

Rear aspect window with deep tiled sills. Electric storage heater. Door from Living Room to:


11' 7'' x 14' 4'' (3.53m x 4.37m)

Fitted with a range of oak finished wall and base units, worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Inset round sink with mixer taps, integrated Neff stainless steel electrical oven and ceramic hob. Air filter unit above. Further double drainer sink with mixer taps, plumbing for washing machine. Display recess. Ample appliance space. Pine clad ceiling with velux window and spotlights, ceramic floor, electric heater and door to outside. Stairs from Entrance Hall to First Floor.


With airing/linen cupboard. Rear aspect window. Electric storage heater and doors to:


12' 1'' x 13' 11'' (3.68m x 4.24m)

Front aspect windows with rural views, T.V. and telephone points.


Newly fitted good quality white suite, with curved cubicle and chrome shower unit, pedestal wash basin and W.C. Electric storage heater and oak finished floor.


12' 2'' x 14' 8'' (3.71m x 4.47m)

Front aspect windows with similar fine views. Electric storage heater. Door to:


9' 7'' x 11' 2'' (2.92m x 3.40m)

Rear aspect window. Pedestal wash basin and cupboard below. Steps from Landing (previously mentioned) to hatch up to:


With velux window.


There are two lean-to garages/stores either side of the farmhouse. To the side of the driveway is a timber and GI open fronted storage/cart shed. There is an extensive yard and a substantial two storey stone barn built in ‘L’ shape form with planning consent for three residential units. Details are as follows:

UNIT 1 (East) BARN

29' 6'' x 19' 8'' (9m x 6m)

Providing 108 sqm on two floors. The proposed layout allows for open living space on ground floor, incorporating kitchen, dining area and living room. First floor comprises 2 bedrooms and bathroom.

UNIT 2 (North) BARN

Providing 146 sqm on two floors. The proposed layout allows for ground floor hallway, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. Reverse level first floor comprises open plan living room, kitchen, dining area.

UNIT 3 (West) BARN

Providing 96 sqm on two floors. The proposed layout allows for ground floor 2 bedrooms and bathroom and first floor open plan living room, kitchen and dining room.


Unit 1 will have a lawned garden area. Unit 2 will have a patio and lawn area and Unit 3 will have a patio. Across the yard is the former milking parlour (East) detached single store building 13.4m x 5m providing 67sqm of accommodation allowing for open plan living and dining room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room. Proposed lawned area surrounding. Other buildings include a concrete block workshop with potential to convert to stable and a large concrete framed agricultural building with potential for conversion, subject to necessary consents. The total area extends to about 2.4 acres. Further land is available by separate negotiation.


From Totnes take the A381 and after about 6 miles take the left turn for Dartmouth, just beyond the BP garage. Continue for about 2 miles and upon reaching the former ‘Forces Tavern’, take the left hand driveway into West Dreyton Farm (opposite turning to Blackawton).

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Totnes TQ9 7DJ
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DRO1620
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