Nestling in the beautiful Otter Valley within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Otterton is renowned as a traditional and thriving Devon village with a primary school and community village shop. There is also the historic working mill has a shop, restaurant and craft centre. There are many lovely walks in the area, with Ladram Bay and the coastal path being within one mile away. Picturesque walks beside the River Otter are within easy reach, with a level pathway connecting to the village of Colaton Raleigh and to the pretty seaside town of Budleigh Salterton, which has a good range of shops, boutiques, banks, restaurants and doctors surgeries.
This part of the East Devon coastline, known as the Jurassic Coast, is a World Heritage Site designated for the distinction of its geological formation. The cathedral city of Exeter is within easy commuting distance whilst nearby Woodbury Common provides some 2800 acres of the largest intact pebble heathland in southern England. The South Devon coast is close to hand providing numerous walks with together a variety of pebble and sandy beaches.
On entering the village pass over the river bridge and Otterton Mill on the right. Take the second right into Maunders Hill and then the third left into Behind Hayes. The plot will be found at Hayes House which is the last house on the right before the road narrows.
Situated on the edge of the delightful East Devon village of Otterton, this single building plot extends to c.0.21ha/0.53acres and benefits form outline planning consent for the construction of a new detached dwelling. The plot is bordered by residential gardens to the north and west with farmland to the south and east.
Although the final design of the new property will be determined at a reserved matters stage, plans submitted with the ouline application showed a two storey house with a floor area of c.176.5sqm (1900sqft). The plot is relatively level where the new dwelling is proposed and then rises in elevation to the southern end.
East Devon District Council granted outline planning permission (Ref: 14/2122/OUT) on 23rd January 2015 for the "construction of dwelling and detached double garage and formation of new vehicular access (Outline application reserving details of layout, scale, appearance, access and landscaping). Plans can be looked up online by visiting www.eastdevon.gov.uk using Ref 14/2122/OUT.
The vendor informs us that mains water, drainage, electricity and B.T connections are all available in the road 'Behind Hayes'. However, interested parties should make and rely upon their own enquiries from the relevant service providers.
Planning application ref: 14/2122/OUT was approved in conjunction with a Unilateral Undertaking dated 18th August 2014 requiring the developer of the new dwelling to pay a Habitat Mitigation payment of £749.00 and a contribution towards Open Space of £1277.76 (Both index linked).
Access to the plot is proposed via Lea's Lane which is a small unmetalled country road. This in turn will lead to a new access into the plot, formed through the eastern boundary. A parking area and double detached garage are also proposed to serve the new property.