Foxholes Hill, Exmouth, Devon | Property for sale | Savills
Excess of £1,750,000

Foxholes HillExmouth, Devon

  • Freehold

Key features

  • Redevelopment or refurbishment opportunity in prime location
  • Sea views from the southern and western elevations of the property
  • Sea views from the gardens in the north
  • Historic planning permission for 17 apartments
  • 0.9 acres (0.36 hectares)
  • Freehold interest

An exceptional redevelopment or refurbishment opportunity situated in Exmouth’s most sought after residential neighbourhood

About this property

  • Hollenden was built in the late Victorian era and is a substantial detached dwelling comprising ten bedrooms and providing approximately 4,936 sq ft (458.6 sq m) gross internal area. It has brick elevations and lies under a pitched roof.

    Internally, the property provides accommodation over three storeys, with two internal staircases. On the ground floor, there are four reception rooms, a kitchen/ breakfast room with ancillary utility room, larder, coal store and storage space, a bathroom and an entrance hallway. There are also two impressive stained glass windows on the half landing, leading to the first floor. On the first floor there are six bedrooms and a bathroom and the second floor provides a further four bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also a basement offering storage space and a cellar.
    The property sits within generous landscaped gardens and the gross site area is approximately 0.9 acres (0.36 ha).

    SITE LOCATION AND SITUATION - Hollenden is situated on the south eastern outskirts of the town, on Foxholes Hill which is Exmouth’s most sought after residential neighbourhood, comprising predominantly detached houses and contemporary apartment schemes. The property is situated approximately 1.2 miles from the town centre and about 350 metres from the eastern end of Exmouth Beach. It is also situated in close proximity to Maer Nature Reserve.

    The property is bordered by Foxholes Hill to the south-east, Maer Lane to the north-west and apartment schemes to the north-east and the south-west. Fennygates, to the north-east, was built in approximately 2013 and comprises 13 apartments configured over four storeys. Warley, to the south-west, was built in the early 1990s and provides 18 apartments over four storeys. The existing vehicular access to the property is off Foxholes Hill and there is also a pedestrian access off Maer Lane.

    From the upper floors of the property, there are extensive views to the south and south-west over Exmouth Beach and along the Devon Riviera from Dawlish Warren to Berry Head.

Local information

  • Exmouth is an historic and charming seaside town, situated in East Devon at the mouth of the River Exe, approximately 10 miles south east of the cathedral city of Exeter and 8 miles from the M5 motorway network.
  • Known as “the Gateway to the Jurassic Coast”, Exmouth is set within an outstanding natural landscape and boasts over two miles of sandy beach. The town provides a range of retail, leisure and community facilities including a number of award winning restaurants, a hospital and a Community College. St Peter’s Preparatory School, which is a renowned day and boarding school, is also located 3 miles to the north east of the town.
  • Exmouth train station, located in the centre of the town, provides direct services to the main line railway station, Exeter St Davids. Exeter International Airport is located approximately 10 miles to the north east and provides scheduled and chartered flights to a small range of national and international destinations.

Additional information

  • PLANNING - Hollenden provides a prime redevelopment / refurbishment opportunity, subject to securing the necessary planning permission. The property is situated within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty but it is not listed and does not fall within any conservation area. A summary of the relevant national and local planning policies are in the brochure.
  • PLANNING HISTORY - An historic planning application was approved in July 1991 for removal of the existing dwelling and replacement with 17 self-contained apartments (planning reference: 91/P0758). The planning permission was renewed a number of times during the subsequent ten year period in 1994, 1998 and 2001. There is limited information online, but we have included all the available documents in the Technical Pack.
  • OFFERS - Offers are invited for the freehold interest. The closing date for submission of offers will be confirmed in the ‘Bid Submission Document’ in the Technical Pack. The Seller is seeking to maximise value and as such will consider both unconditional offers and offers which are subject to securing planning permission.

Energy performance

EPC Rating - G