Building Plot for Sale! A rare opportunity to acquire a single building plot in a very pleasant location just half a mile from the town centre. Ideal for a self-builder and with a shepherd's hut on site providing accommodation during the build. Set along a short no through lane, just off Lyme Road in Axminster. This is a lovely, quiet position set amongst a small number of individual properties that share the access lane. The town centre is just half a mile away. Outline planning permission has been granted to demolish the existing double garage and erect a single storey dwelling. The planning application can be viewed on the East Devon planning portal under application number: 20/2875/OUT. The site is enclosed with panel fencing and locked gates and parking to the front with a stone boundary wall to the rear. The shepherd's hut has been installed and will remain on the plot providing temporary accommodation on site. A refillable water tank is connected providing water for the shower room and for kitchen use (not for drinking). The shower room is connected to the septic tank drainage which will also serve the new building. There are solar panels on the roof with battery storage beneath the shepherd's hut providing power and light. At one end of the hut is a bedroom space and in the centre is a wood burning stove providing heat.
Axminster is an old market town made famous by the Axminster carpet company and is situated on the River Axe in East Devon. There is a main line train station with services to London Waterloo and Exeter and the town provides a good range of day to day shopping, banking and health needs with plenty of cafes including the River Cottage Canteen, which draws visitors to the town. The Jurassic coast at Axmouth is just 6 miles to the south and the surrounding area has been designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
Completely off grid, powered by 12 volt electricity from solar panels, gas and tanked water. Under bed storage. Top of the range wood burning stove. Engineered oak flooring. All side lights with USB charging points. Galley kitchen with 12v fridge, modern kitchen units, gas combi boiler, 12v TV, gas cooker with oven and grill. Solid oak door leading to shower room with metro tiles, shower with high capacity 12v water pump, toilet and basin. Battery storage in Belly Box under hut.
We understand that foul drainage is connected to the site which connects to a shared septic tank. No other mains services are currently connected, although the shepherd`s hut is heated by a wood burning stove and power is supplied through solar panel with battery storage. The site has telephone and internet connection.
Please call Gordon and Rumsby to arrange a site visit.
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