Marsh, Honiton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 1
SOLD BY STAGS ONLINE AUCTION Stone barn with consent to convert into a holiday cottage in about 0.4 acres.


The barn is located on the edge of the hamlet of Marsh within the Blackdown Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and includes the highly popular Flintlock Inn. It is situated between the market towns of Honiton and Ilminster which cater for day to day needs, including shops, schools and recreational facilities.

The nearby A303 offers fantastic communication links. There are regular rail services to London Waterloo from Honiton, whilst both Exeter and Taunton provide services to London Paddington. Exeter International Airport provides a number of domestic and international flights.


The successful purchaser(s) will be liable to pay the sum of £5,000. From this a buyer's fee of £2,400 (Inc. VAT) is retained by Stags/Bamboo Auctions as a contribution towards the online platform costs, and £2,600 is payable towards the purchase price.

An additional administration fee of £1,200 (Inc VAT) will be payable by the successful purchaser immediately after the auction. This will be separately invoiced by Stags.


Applestone Barn is of local stone construction under recently renewed tiled roof, of two storey height and has an attached single storey lean-to extension of its southeast gable end. There is a large full height opening on the northeast elevation.

Planning consent was granted (Ref 20/1225/FUL) to convert the barn into a holiday cottage plans show a lounge area with mezzanine bedroom over, kitchen and shower room. Planning permission is subject to conditions, part of which states:

'The occupation of the residential unit hereby permitted shall be restricted as follows:

(i) shall be occupied for holiday purposes only;

(ii) shall not be occupied as a person's sole, or main place of residence

For full plans go to the East Devon District Council website.


Entering from the north of the site, the plans indicate an improved access by removing the block building adjacent to the lane.

There is a large former chicken building, please note asbestos is present (asbestos report contained within the legal pack), used for storage. Please note the brick pavers inside the shed are included in the sale.

The grounds slope gently towards the south east backing onto the village. At the top is a small concrete area, below which is grass area with an apple tree and below the large conifer hedge is an area of planted woodland/coppice.


Mains electric and water connected.


Strictly by appointment only.


From Honiton head east on the A30/A303. Turn left to Marsh and almost immediately turn left again, follow this round for about 200 yards and the barn is on the right.


The property will be offered for sale by Online Traditional Auction. The end of the online auction is scheduled for 30th June 2021 at 6pm. The vendor reserves the right to withdraw or alter the property for sale prior to the auction end date. The property can be accessed via our website


Under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligence checks on any person that intends to bid at auction. There will be a requirement for all bidders to register via the online sales site and complete the ID checks. There is no charge for registration.


-Guide price is an indication of the seller's expectation.

-Reserve Price is a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction.

-We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide.

-Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.


Copies of the legal pack and special conditions of sale are available online to be downloaded, via the tab on the online auction property listing page (https:// ) It is the purchaser's responsibility to make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to inspect the legal documentation and to consult legal advice prior to bidding.


Jonathan Parker, Darby & Darby Solicitors, Tudor Chambers, Fore Street, St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PR. 01803 313656


The completion date will be as dictated by the solicitor and included in the legal pack, likely to be 30 working days following exchange.


Particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale/auction information pack and in case of any inconsistencies the provision of the latter shall prevail. Special conditions of sale/auction information pack is available online. It is assumed that the Purchaser will have made all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.


A list of fixtures and fittings will be included in the auction pack. Please note stone, rubble and the bricks in the shed are to be including sale.

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