Development opportunity and farmland in a sought after location with outstanding views

Dovers Linhay is situated in the beautiful Mid Devon countryside and enjoys far reaching views. Albeit rural, Dovers Linhay is only 4 miles (10 minutes) from Crediton and under 1 mile from the popular village of Cheriton Fitzpaine. The property comprises of approximately 120.24 acres of mainly arable land.

Lot 1 – Buildings and Land 12.37 acres (5 hectares)

The range of agricultural barns are easily accessed via the shared driveway from Dover’s Hill Lane and offer a fantastic opportunity to be converted into residential units.

One barn has planning permission (Planning no. 17/00696/PNCOU) for a four bed dwelling extending to approximately 2,500 sq ft. The other barn had planning permission (planning no. 15/00299/PNCOU) for a three bed dwelling extending to approximately 2,000 sq ft, however the planning has now lapsed on this barn. The planning on the barns was granted under Class Q applications.

By either entering the planning application number or the postcode into the search area within the following link (which takes you to the Mid Devon District Councils planning portal) all associated planning documents can be found -

The field to west provides a large paddock or garden for the barn development. The field extends to 11.45 acres of gently sloping productive arable land.

Lot 2 – Land 107.87 acres (43.67 hectares)

Lot 2 comprises 107.67 acres of productive arable and pasture land. The land has been in a rotation of cereal and vegetable crops and is classified grade 2 and 3, freely draining loamy soil. The land is gently undulating leading to a shallow valley. There is an open sided Dutch barn with a lean-to on entrance to the land from Farringdon Hill. There is also an open sided barn to the western boundary.

This property has 120.24 acres of land.


Cheriton Fitzpaine has an active community, a church, a village hall, two village pubs, a village store and post office and a primary school.

The market town of Crediton provides a comprehensive range of everyday facilities, including churches, schools, shops, delicatessens, supermarkets, a leisure complex, library and the Queen Elizabeth Academy. There is a farmers market held in the square every fortnight.

Exeter is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide range of cultural activities with theatres, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping, including John Lewis and restaurants.

There is also a Waitrose supermarket in the city. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country.

The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to the A38 to Plymouth or the A30 to Cornwall and the south and Bristol and London to the north and east. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Exeter in just over 2 hours. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights including two flights a day to London City Airport.


From Crediton proceed north on the A3072 towards Tiverton. After about 2 miles turn left at Nomansland Cross signed towards Stockleigh English. Stay on this road bearing right at Cheriton Cross towards Cheriton Fitzpaine. Dovers Linhay will then be found on the left hand side after about 3/4 of a mile.

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Other features

  • Development opportunity
  • Excellent views
  • Productive arable land
  • As a whole or in 2 Lots
  • In all approximately 120.24 acres

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Cheriton Fitzpaine Crediton Devon EX17

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Cheriton Fitzpaine Crediton Devon EX17

Guide Price