Land south of Fore Street, Lifton, Devon | Property for sale | Savills
Price on application

Land south of Fore Street, LiftonDevon

  • Under offer
  • Freehold

Key features

  • Prime greenfield development site
  • Outline planning permission for up to 68no. dwellings - reference 2536/20/OPA
  • 8.9 acres (3.6 hectares)
  • Situated 0.5 miles from the A30
  • Established residential area close to Lifton Community Primary School
  • Edge of Dartmoor location
  • Freehold interest


About this property

  • The extent of the land for sale is identified on the site plan and the gross site area is approximately 8.9 acres (3.6 ha).

    The land is currently in agricultural use and is mostly laid to grass, with an orchard taking up a small part of the site in the north east. The land has historically been used to cultivate fruit and vegetables.

    The site is bounded by agricultural land to north west and west, woodland to the south and by residential dwellings to the south east. The land to the north and north east has outline planning permission for up to 54no. dwellings (ref: 2353/18/OPA). Wainhomes own this land and are in the process of submitting a Reserved Matters Application.

    The site is located on the western outskirts of Lifton, approximately 0.5 miles east of the A30 junction. A number of services are located within close proximity of the site including Lifton Community Primary School and Strawberry Fields Farm Shop.

    Okehampton train station is situated approximately 17 miles north east of the subject site and provides direct services to the mainline station in Exeter. Liskeard train station is situated about 21 miles south west of the site and provides mainline services to Exeter, Bristol and London. Exeter International Airport is located approximately 48 miles to the north east and provides scheduled and chartered flights to a small range of national and international destinations.

Local information

  • Lifton is a popular and well-established residential village, situated on the edge of Dartmoor National Park and on the Devon and Cornwall border. It is located approximately 40 miles south west of Exeter, 25 miles north west of Plymouth and 4 miles north east of Launceston. The village is well connected and is situated just off the A30 which provides direct access towards Exeter in the north east and Bodmin in the south west, making the village of Lifton a popular and desirable commuter destination.
  • Lifton provides a small range of local services and amenities including a primary school, a doctor’s surgery and a community centre. The award-winning Strawberry Fields Farm Shop is also located on the western outskirts of the village which sells a range of fresh and local produce.

Additional information

  • PLANNING - Outline planning permission (with all matters reserved except for access) was granted by West Devon Borough Council on 30th March 2022 for the development of up to 68no. dwellings (30% affordable housing) including POS, landscaping and sustainable drainage system (planning ref: 2536/20/OPA).
  • The site is also subject to a Section 106 agreement.