Savills | Skilgate, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 2DN | Properties for sale
10.81 Ha(26.70 Ac)
Guide price £650,000(18.881.682.093 ₫)

SkilgateTaunton, Somerset, TA4 2DN

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Two detached barns with Class Q planning permission
  • Potential to create a wonderful family home
  • Grounds of 26.7 acres
  • Delightful countryside views
  • Quiet rural location yet close to transport links

Two detached barns with full Class Q planning permission for conversion into two bedroom dwellings. Both enjoying delightful views and grounds of about 26.7 acres.

About this property

  • An exciting and rare opportunity to purchase a range of barns with full Class Q planning permission granted for two detached two bed dwellings both with a kitchen/breakfast room and sitting room. For full details visit Somerset West and Taunton Council, reference number ABD/30/20/001.

    The sellers are happy to discuss any options with the potential purchasers, from designing and building out the barns to the finished product or leaving them as is.

    The Barns at Skilgate are also available by two separate lots. Lot 2 (left hand side barn with 14.60 acres) has a guide of £375,000 and Lot 3 (Right hand side barn with 12.03 acres) has a guide of £375,000.

    Outside, from the road there will be a sweeping driveway to the barns flanked by paddocks either side. This will be a shared driveway from the road which will then split into two leading to Lot 1 and Lot 2.

    The field the barns sit in is 4.75 acres, to the east is a further field of approximately 10 acres, accessed via a 5 bar gate. On the south side, on the other side of the road is a field of about 18.5 acres which can be seen from the barns. Further land may be available by separate negotiation.

An exciting opportunity to convert a range of outbuildings and create a wonderful family home.

Tom BedfordProperty agent

Local information

  • Skilgate is a pretty and peaceful small village with a strong community, situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park. The village has a church and village hall, whilst local shops can be found in the nearby towns of Bampton and Dulverton. The larger towns of Tiverton and Taunton are both within easy reach and provide a wider range of services, shopping and recreational facilities.
  • Exmoor National Park is superb for walking and riding and the beaches of the West Somerset Coast are within easy reach. Wimbleball Lake is about three miles to the north with activities such as sailing, fishing and walking. There are primary schools at Wiveliscombe and Dulverton, plus secondary schools at Minehead and Tiverton. There are private schools at Taunton, Wellington and Tiverton.
  • Communications to the area are good with the M5 at Taunton (Junction 25) and Tiverton (Junction 27) both about 18 miles distant. Tiverton Parkway and Taunton railway stations provide a regular service to Paddington and the Midlands.

Additional information

  • Dulverton about 4.5 miles. Tiverton about 12.2 miles. M5 junction 26 about 15.6 miles.
  • Services: Mains water connected. Superfast Broadband connected. Electric on site ready for future connection.
  • Directions: From Junction 27 of the M5 take the A361 North Devon Link road for about 7 miles to the first roundabout at Tiverton, then take the third exit right onto the A396. Follow the A396 though Bolham and Cove to a roundabout (beside the Exeter Inn Public House) where you head straight across to Bampton. Proceed through Bampton to the T-junction where you turn right, signposted to Wiveliscombe. After a few hundred yards turn left onto the B3190 signposted to Morebath. Proceed along this road for about 4 miles to a crossroads where you turn right, signposted to Skilgate where the barns can be found on the left hand side after about 1 mile.