A wonderfully unique, newly built oak framed, off-grid holiday lodge set in approximately 2.4 acres.

Newly built to an impressive specification, Retratt offers an idyllic retreat, situated in the peaceful East Devon countryside. The property offers a rare and unique opportunity as an 'off-grid' sanctuary, with ecologically-friendly services, and surrounded by nature with fabulous views. The striking design offers light-filled flexible accommodation with a wonderful exposed oak framed construction including a high vaulted A frame ceiling. The main living space is provided by an open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room with full-height glazing and French doors, beautifully framing the surrounding landscape. There are three bedrooms, all serviced by a family bathroom.

The lodge can be occupied for holiday purposes only, not as a person's sole or main place of residence. Further details are available from the vendor's agent.

Local Authority: Mid Devon District Council.

Services: Water borehole, photo-voltaic solar electricity system, private treatment plant drainage.

This property has 2.4 acres of land.


The property is set in an east-facing meadow totalling approximately 2.4 acres, providing a very picturesque setting. There is ample parking adjacent to the lodge as well as a small useful neighbouring timber-framed barn. Surrounding the property and wildflower meadow are deciduous trees and mature hedgerows which offer privacy. There are excellent unspoilt views over the surrounding countryside and woodland.


Retratt is situated in an unspoilt location on the edge of the Culm Valley, near to the hamlet of Smithincott and the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The immediate area offers abundant opportunity for outdoor pursuits including walking and cycling. The National Parks of Exmoor and Dartmoor are within easy reach, as are the beaches of North, East and South Devon.

Retratt is conveniently located, offering an exceptional rural retreat, but within easy access of a range of towns and villages offering good facilities. The pretty village of Uffculme offers a good range of day-to-day amenities including shops, public houses, a garage and church, while the picturesque village of Kentisbeare also offers local independent shopping, a Post Office, a church and public house with restaurant. A wider range of shopping and service amenities is available in the nearby market town of Cullompton, while more extensive independent and High Street shopping and facilities can be found in Tiverton, Honiton, Exeter and Taunton.

Communications links are excellent: the nearby M5 provides a fast link to Exeter and the national motorway network, Tiverton Parkway station offers regular trains to central London in less than 2 hours and Exeter International Airport offers flights to a range of domestic and European destinations.


At junction 28 of the M5, take the A3181 exit signposted Cullompton and at the roundabout take the 5th exit onto the A373. Turn left onto King’s Mill Road then continue onto Long Moor. After a further 2.9 miles turn right and after approximately half a mile, Retratt can be found on the left-hand side.

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Other features

  • Off-grid country retreat
  • Unique holiday home
  • Impressive eco credentials
  • Approximately 2.4 acres

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Ref: EXE200165

Smithincott, Uffculme Cullompton Devon EX15

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Ref: EXE200165

Smithincott, Uffculme Cullompton Devon EX15

Guide Price