Plot at Cleave Hill, Dolton

Guide Price £100,000

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    Fantastic 'Self-'Build' development opportunity for a bungalow

    • Fantastic 'Self-Build' development opportunity for a bungalow
    • Site located in the sought after village of Dolton
    • Plot has received a positive pre-app response from Torridge District Council
    • There are stunning views of the surrounding countryside from the site
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    Fantastic ‘Self-‘Build’ development opportunity for a bungalow


    The site is located within a short walk from the centre of Dolton.  This historic village has a number of listed properties including St Edmunds Parish Church that dates back to the thirteenth century.  The village has a number of shops and two public houses as well as its own primary school, all of which are walking distance from the site.

    The plot is located to the south of the village and is accessed via an existing private drive off Cleave Hill.  This is a perfect plot for a self-builder looking for a site for a bungalow which has all the benefits of being within walking distance of a village centre with the rural views as the land slopes off down toward the south with stunning views over the surrounding countryside.

    The plot for sale is edged red on the attached plan.  Connection to all services, including mains sewage, is available close to the site.  We encourage all prospective purchasers to make their own enquiries to the relevant statutory undertakers.

    The red line area is 0.15 acre.  The purchaser will have full vehicular and pedestrian rights of way over the access road, which is shown purple on the plan.


    The property is available on a freehold basis with vacant possession on completion.


    VAT will not be charged on the sale of the land.


    The plot is set within the Settlement Boundary of the emerging local plan and does not yet have planning permission but the Owners of the Land have submitted pre application submissions to Torridge District Council (ref: FPE/3019/2015) concerning the development of the land and have received positive response from Torridge, copies of this correspondence can be found within the ‘Planning Pack’ which is available on request by calling 01363 777999.


    The property is offered for sale by private treaty.  The vendor is seeking to dispose of the plot on an unconditional basis.

    DOLTON is a beautiful village located between Beaford, Winkleigh and Merton.  The village is located within Torridge District of Devon and has a population of around 900.  The name Dolton is thought to be derived from the Old English for “dove filled town”.

    Twinned with Amfreville in France, the village has a local store, post office, butchers and two public houses.  The village has its own primary school, playing field and village hall.

    A bus service connects the village to both Barnstaple and Exeter and the Tarka Trail passes close to Dolton.


    From the Helmores office drive along the A377 to Morchard Road. Turn left onto the B3220 and follow signs to Winkleigh. Continue through the village and follow the road for circa 5 miles. Take the left signposted to Dolton and follow this road to the village. Follow the main road through the village and the site can be found on the right as you leave the village. Share story... Download Brochure
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    Postcode: EX19 8QT
    Latitude: 50.8881721496582
    Longitude: -4.03297901153564

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In September 2011, Winkleigh topped a national report as the best place in England and Wales to bring up children. The large Mid Devon village has an attractive square with shops including a butchers and post office, a primary school, sports facilities and an ancient church. Winkleigh lies in a quiet location just off the Crediton / Torrington road giving easy access to Exeter and the M5.

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