Whimple, Exeter


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A superb opportunity to create a beautiful home in an accessible location. Fascinating development opportunity. Former Victorian dog kennels. Accessible location. Views over adjoining field. 2 Bedrooms. Planning Ref: 15/2885/FUL. Level Gardens. Extending to over 0.162 acres.


This interesting development opportunity occupies a highly accessible location with direct access to the B3174 and just 0.1 miles from the A30 providing easy access to Honiton and Exeter. The nearby village of Whimple has a strong community and a range of day-to-day facilities including two pubs, village store, church and popular primary school, along with a railway station on the Exeter to London Waterloo line.

Ottery St Mary to the east, offers a good range of amenities, including a selection of independent shops. The Cathedral City of Exeter lies to the West with a comprehensive array of retail and leisure facilities. The A30 provides easy access to the M5 at J29 and Exeter International Airport.


A fascinating late Victorian former kennels comprising of a brick built L-shaped building with original cast iron railings amidst 0.162 acres and adjoining open farmland. Planning permission has been granted to convert and extend this traditional building to create a unique character home with a modern contemporary edge.

The approved plans show conversion of the original brick built structure into kitchen, utility, bathroom and hall with the original railings enclosing an external courtyard. A modern extension to the north west, clad in larch with green (sedum) roof and glass link to the original building would then provide an open plan living/dining area and two bedrooms.

The plot extends to c.0.162 acres and is proposed to be enclosed by post and rail stock proof fencing.


Planning permission was granted upon appeal on 23rd April 2018 under application ref: 15/2885/FUL. The appeal also ruled that listed building consent was not required. A copy of the plans and schedule of conditions are available on the East Devon District Council website.


There is no overage payment or charge for building the current development but there might be for future changes.


Quotes for mains electric connection available. Mains water is understood to be nearby and available by separate negotiation. Private drainage system to be installed by the purchaser as part of the development.


Strictly by appointment with the agents, Stags Honiton 01404 45885.


From the A30 in either direction, exit at the Daisymount Junction and head northwards on the B3174 signposted to Whimple and Rockbeare. After 0.1 miles the property will be found on the left hand side with a lane/track access.

Arrange viewing 01404 758007

Stags - Honiton Sales

Bank House, 66 High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1PS

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