Culm Davy, Hemyock, Cullompton, Devon, EX15


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION. A partly converted south facing barn with planning for holiday cottage use set in grounds of half an acre. For Sale by Public Auction (unless sold prior). PP for 5 bedroom accommodation over 2 floors. Stunning rural yet accessible location. Delightful gardens and grounds of approximately half an acre. Auction 11th December 2018 at 3pm.


Burleyhayes Linhay is situated in a stunning location within the Culm Valley and the Blackdowns Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The popular villages of Hemyock and Culmstock are both within approximately 2 miles of the barn where a good range of facilities can be found. Wellington and the M5 motorway can be accessed at junction 26 approximately 6 miles to the north east. Both Taunton and Exeter are within an easy commute with Tiverton Parkway railway station within 5 miles offering an excellent intercity rail link to London Paddington. The surrounding countryside is idyllic with numerous footpaths on your doorstep together with easy access up onto Culmstock Beacon.


Burleyhayes Linhay comprises a substantial two storey barn constructed principally of stone with brick quoins and set beneath a tiled roof. The property benefits from private water together with mains electricity and private drainage to a new system.

Currently the barn comprises the following:- ground floor 45'6 x 19'6 with a concrete floor, power, light, three large brick quoin archways to the south with two doorways to the north, three further windows and an opening to the east, The first floor is currently accessed from a flight of steps to the west leading through a pair of timber shuttered doors, protecting a pair of double glazed French doors leading into the first floor 45'6 x 19'6 which is open plan with windows on two aspects and planning permission for two further windows on the west elevation. There is pine flooring throughout with numerous downlighters and six electric panel heaters. There is an unvented hot water cylinder together with two loft hatches. Adjoining is a shower room comprising low level WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle. Five downlighters and extractor fan.

Planning Permission

Planning permission was granted under application number 17/00745/FULL for conversion of ancillary domestic accommodation to holiday cottage and is dated the 5th July 2017. Copies are available online at or a copy available from the auctioneers.

Proposed Accommodation

Ground Floor

Hallway, cloakroom, lounge, kitchen/dining room, utility, bedroom 5 and store room.

First Floor

Landing, four bedrooms, two with en suite facilities and a family bathroom.


The property is approached through a pair of timber gates leading to a large gravelled parking/turning area bounded by a stone retaining wall with access to the rear of the barn with slope and steps leading to the rear garden. To the front of the property are fully enclosed private gardens laid mainly to lawn being walled, fenced and naturally hedged with treelined boundaries along with a gravelled sun terrace to front and a mature willow tree. In total the grounds extend to approximately 0.52 acres.

Method of Sale

The property is being offered for sale by public auction at 3pm on Tuesday 11th December 2018 at Taunton Racecourse, Orchard Portman, Taunton, TA3 7BL. A legal pack is available from the vendor's solicitors, see details below. Completion will take place on Tuesday 8th January 2019.


Lisa Wilcock of Veitch Penny LLP, 1 Manor Court, Dix's Field, Exeter, EX1 1UP, telephone 01392 288305, email

Special Conditions of Sale

The particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale but in the case of inconsistencies, the provisions of the latter shall prevail. Copies of the special conditions of sale should be obtained from the vendor's solicitors. It is assumed that the purchasers make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.

Guide Prices and Reserves

Guide prices are provided as an indication as to the seller's minimum expectation, they are not necessarily figures for which the property will sell for and the guide may change at any time prior to the auction. The property will be offered for sale subject to a reserve price.


Mains electricity. Private water. Private drainage.

Administration Charge

The successful purchaser(s) will be required to pay an administration charge of £360 (including VAT) payable to the selling agents upon exchange of contracts.

Uplift Clause

An uplift clause will apply to the sale requiring the purchaser to pay 25% of the increase in value following the grant of planning permission to full residential use. The uplift clause will apply for 15 years,


From Wellington head towards Hemyock and on entering the village at the bottom of Pencross Hill turn right signposted Culmstock and Culm Pyne. After 1.4 miles take the third turning on the right marked 'no through road'. Continue along this lane for half a mile whereupon Burleyhayes Linhay will be seen on the left hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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