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Lot 88
Guide Price: £150,000 - £175,000*

Auction Date: Thursday 26th May 2022

Auction Venue: Online Virtual Auction, remote bidding only

Auction Time: 12:00

Land At Smythen Farm (bountree), Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe, Devon

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Property Description

An interesting opportunity to purchase circa 0.5 acres of amenity woodland along with a two storey detached barn which has enjoyed recent renovation and requires finishing works, set in the stunning Sterridge Valley. We understand that the property historically formed two cottages as part of the Watermouth Castle Estate which were sold off from the estate in the 1920's. The property is likely to appeal to those seeking a rural retreat in this tranquil setting, hobby coppicers and for occassional recreational camping/caravaning.


The Sterridge Valley enjoys Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Heritage Coast and Coast and Estuary zone status, in the Parish of Berrynarbor, with the village hosting a community shop and post office, primary school, public house, village hall and church. The stunning North Devon coastline is circa 2 miles away from the property, with the South West Coast Path, Exmoor and a selection of recreational, shopping and leisure facilities in the surrounding area.

Auctioneers Note

Interested parties must make and rely upon their own planning enquiries of North Devon District Council. We understand that there is currently no planning permission on the site.


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