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Accommodation Summary

Residential Development Opportunity
C.2 acres of greenfield space
Subject to obtaining Planning Permission


From Tiverton take the North Devon Link Road (the A361) towards Barnstaple. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A361. Take Bulworthy Knap and Old Bell Hill to Rackenford. Immediately after the Rackenford sign the site is found to the left.


The village of Rackenford is an active community providing a good range of local amenities including primary school, community post office/shop and village church, together with the popular village inn, The Stag Inn.

The market town of Tiverton is located 9 miles away with a full range of amenities including the prestigious Blundells School. The cathedral and university city of Exeter is about 18 miles to the south west.

The area is renowned for country sports and pursuits with the Exmoor National Park, approximately 7 miles to the north, and the North Devon rugged coastline, with its popular sandy beaches, accessible via the A361.

Accessibility is very good as Rackenford is approximately 2 miles from the A361 (North Devon Link Road) with easy access to national roads and rail networks via the M5 motorway at Junction 27, where there is also Tiverton Parkway Station with direct trains to London.


A fantastic opportunity to acquire land that offers a residential development opportunity for 6+ homes subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

SERVICES We have been informed that electricity, mains water and mains sewage is in the road to the front of the site.

PLANNING STATUS The site will require planning permission; however, Land at Rackenford Cross, is shown in the Local Plan Policies Map 62, as proposed for residential development, that includes:

(a) approximately 6 dwellings including affordable housing;

(b) safety improvements to the junction at Rackenford Cross and Old Bell Hill; and

(c) an area of up to 0.2 hectares for use as allotments.

It is proposed that the site will be developed in accordance with the following specific development principles:

(a) a single vehicular access from the road through the village; and

(b) retention and enhancement of existing boundary trees and hedges including provision
    of substantial landscaping along the eastern boundary

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