An equestrian facility with a 2 bed house, 1 bed annexe, approx. 8.55 acres and planning permission.

Higher Eastington Racing Stables comprises two residences: a two bedroom house and a one bedroom annexe, in addition to approximately 8.55 acres and a number of outbuildings, including an equestrian facility.

The two properties have undergone renovation in recent years and provide underfloor heating and double-glazing throughout, in addition to confortable, welcoming accommodation. The main house has a spacious open-plan sitting room and kitchen, the sitting room with French doors opening onto the courtyard, while the kitchen has a range of fitted units and integrated appliances. There is a master bedroom on the ground floor, with an en suite shower room, while upstairs there is a further double bedroom with a walk-in dressing room. The family bathroom, on the first floor, has a bath with a shower above.

Attached to the main house, the annexe provides a kitchen area with a range of units and steps leading to a sitting area, with a door onto the patio area. There is also a double bedroom with an en suite shower room.

Planning Permission The property has several outbuildings, including a substantial traditional stone and cob barn, which comes with planning permission to convert into a four-bedroom house, plus two adjoining holiday cottages. The main house will feature a large sitting and dining area, with vaulted ceiling, plus a kitchen and downstairs bedroom, while stairs will lead to three further bedrooms on the first floor. The holiday cottages will have an open-plan kitchen and sitting room, one with one bedroom, and the other with two bedrooms. Adjoining the barn is a yard office. There is also planning permission on the property for the sitting of a mobile home.

This property has 8.55 acres of land.


The property has approximately eight acres of grounds, arranged in two main areas. The majority of the land is accessed via a Right of Way from the main courtyard. There are two turnout paddocks close to the buildings and houses. The first-class stables are situated alongside an extensive concrete courtyard area. The buildings comprise 120' by 75' of steel frame under a fibre cement roof with block walls and Yorkshire boarding. There are 11 Loddon boxes in two rows with central passageways and a grooming box. There is also a top yard of nine boxes, a grooming area and a wash down area, plus a building by the road with four concrete boxes. There is an all-weather manège of 40m by 20m, surrounded by post and rail fencing, a 20m lunge ring and a covered Claydon five horse walker.


The property is situated in the small hamlet of Eastington, a mile from the village of Lapford, in the heart of the beautiful Devon countryside. Lapford has a good range of local amenities including an excellent community run primary school, small supermarket, petrol station and a popular village pub. Doctor’s and dentist surgeries can be found in nearby Chulmleigh.

Crediton, approximately 7 miles away, has a wider range of facilities. Crediton is one of Devon’s most historic towns with a magnificent parish church. It has a thriving community with a number of useful facilities including a leisure centre with an excellent swimming pool. Crediton also has a well-regarded farmers’ market every other weekend in the Market Square. There is a good comprehensive school, Queen Elizabeth Community College, in the town.

Exeter, approximately 16 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural resources, theatres, art centres and museums. There are a variety of excellent state and private school, for both primary and secondary level in Exeter including St Leonards primary school, Exeter School, Maynard Girls School, and the Cathedral School. Exeter University is recognised as one of the best universities in the country.


From Exeter, take the A377/Cowley Bridge Road away from the city centre, and continue to follow the A377 for 15 miles, before turning right at Lapford Cross, just after passing the phone box. Turn right at the junction and head across the bridge. Continue into Lapford, passing the church on your left-hand side before turning right onto Moorland View, and then keeping left to join Eastington Lane. Turn left at the junction after a mile, and you will find the property almost immediately on your right-hand side.

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  • Approximately 8.55 acres
  • Excellent equestrian facilities
  • Outbuildings

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Ref: EXE120080

Lapford Crediton Devon EX17

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Ref: EXE120080

Lapford Crediton Devon EX17

Guide Price