Agent Details

Brights of Bideford

Tel: 01237 473241

Plot For Sale in Church Lane, Frithelstockstone, Torrington


Superb residential development opportunity in stunning edge of village location with unobstructed and far reaching views. Approx. 0.5 acre site with Outline Planning Permission for 2 single storey dwellings.


Frithelstockstone is a small village community straddling the A388 Bideford to Holsworthy route approx 1 mile from the neighbouring Frithelstock village, 3 miles from Great Torrington and 6 miles from the Port and Market town of Bideford. 

Nearby Monkleigh village has a Junior/Infants School whilst the larger towns offer a choice of private and state education. 

The North Devon Link Road can be joined at Bideford allowing easy access to the areas principal town of Barnstaple and the M5 Motorway connection north of Tiverton (J27).

The region is blessed with a variety of rural and coastal facilities with numerous beaches along the North Devon coastline readily accessible. 

THE SITE: Rectangular with frontage to the north and Church Lane of approx. 54m which has an existing hedge bank, west side depth of approx. 38m, east side depth of approx. 49m with rear width of approx. 50.5m in total extending to just over 0.2 hectare.

The east and south boundaries have yet to be plotted on site, will require stock proof fencing and hedging by the purchasers as indicated on the site plan. 

Corner posts have been erected for the purpose of approximate identification only.

Such generous proportions will allow for the creation of 2 very spacious and individual dwellings the detail, design and scale of which is open for determination with a new shared access to be formed off Church Lane in accordance with the indicative site plan.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are available within Church Lane.

Drainage - it is proposed that the purchaser installs a new treatment plant to serve both properties with discharge to a water course (to the north east) which is in the ownership of the current landowner. 

DIRECTIONS: From Bideford proceed as towards Torrington turning right at Landcross as signposted to Holsworthy thereafter passing through Saltrens and the village of Monkleigh.  Upon reaching Frithelstockstone take the second turning left into Church Lane as towards Frithelstock whereupon the site will be found at the village edge on the right hand side. 

PLANNING: Outline Planning Permission was granted by Torridge District Council on 18th July 2017 - Application Number 1/0470/2017/OUT for the development of 2 single storey dwelling houses.

A copy of the consent is available to inspect on the Torridge District Council website (planning section) ( in addition to the Devon Wildlife Check List, South West Water Drainage Plan, Foul Drainage Assessment Form, Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (dated April 2017) etc. 

There are no S106 or Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) provisions or charges required as part of this approved consent. 

VIEWING: A gated pedestrian access has been formed from Church Lane.

Care should however be taken as there is a short steep bank from road level - the vendors intend to step this to make access easier and safer.

It is also requested that viewings be restricted to the north and west perimeters and buffer strips so as to avoid walking through and damaging the corn crop.

Finally - please remember to shut the gate. 


Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008

These details are for guidance only and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. If there is any point, which is of particular importance, verification should be obtained. They do not constitute a contract or part of a contract. All measurements are approximate. No guarantee can be given with regard to planning permissions or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are NOT necessarily included. Interested Parties are advised to check availability and make an appointment to view before travelling to see a property

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