Lilypond Lane, Whimple


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
3 bedroom attached cottage in need of modernisation


The property is in a semi-rural location adjoining open fields on the eastern edge of Whimple.

Whimple is a sought after East Devon village which is historically famous for its cider making. Centred on its mainly 19th Century square, the village is served by a post office, primary school, shop, two pubs and a church. Whimple has a railway station on the London Waterloo line.

Approximately 5 miles to the east is the thriving historic town of Ottery St Mary with a range of local shops.

The university and cathedral city of Exeter (8 miles) has a wide range of facilities and amenities as befits a centre of its importance, including excellent shopping, dining, theatre and wide-ranging leisure pursuits. The city has mainline railway stations to Paddington and Waterloo plus an international airport with daily flights to London.


The successful purchaser(s) will be liable to pay the sum of £5,000. From this a buyer's fee of £2,400 (Inc. VAT) is retained by Stags/Bamboo Auctions as a contribution towards the online platform costs, and £2,600 is payable towards the purchase price.

An additional administration fee of £1,200 (Inc VAT) will be payable by the successful purchaser immediately after the auction. This will be separately invoiced by Stags.


One of five properties on an elevated position on the edge of Whimple, the property has lovely views west towards Exeter.

Although the property is now in need of some improvement and would benefit from enlargement (subject to planning), there are some lovely original features including the doors, picture rails and fire places.

On the ground floor there is a sitting room to the front with a wood burner within the fireplace, to the rear is the kitchen/dining room with a feature fireplace and Rayburn (not working). On the first floor are 3 bedrooms and a shower room.


The gardens wrap around three sides of the house, laid to lawn with various productive vegetable patches there are also some apple trees and a Greengage plum.

Attached to the house is a lean-to timber building with perspex roof, beyond which is a corrugated tin and timber frame shed.

The property includes a strip of farmland to the side enclosed by the post and rail and barbed wire fence.


There is a right of way over the driveway to cross to the property. Please note that although the vendor's family has parked on the drive, this is disputed. There is a right for the owner of No 4, to cross the garden to the drive. No, 1, 2 and 4 have the right of way to use a 12 foot (3.65 m) strip (see plan) to access their rear gardens. The vendor retains a right of access, having given 24 hours notice except in an emergency to use the black hatched area to get to the gateway on the southern boundary.


Strictly by appointment only.


From the centre of Whimple with the church on your left, go under the railway line past the school. Turn right in front of The Thirsty Farmer pub and follow this road over the railway line, turn right on the bend. At the brow of the hill the property is on your left.


Mains water and electric. Private drainage (shared with 1 - 4).


The property will be offered for sale by Online Traditional Auction. The auction end date 14th July 2021 6pm The vendor reserves the right to withdraw or alter the property for sale prior to the auction end date. The property can be accessed via our website


Under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligence checks on any person that intends to bid at auction. There will be a requirement for all bidders to register via the online sales site and complete the ID checks. There is no charge for registration.


-Guide price is an indication of the seller's expectation.

-Reserve Price is a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction.

-We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide.

-Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.


Copies of the legal pack and special conditions of sale are available online to be downloaded, via the tab on the online auction property listing page (https:// ) It is the purchaser's responsibility to make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to inspect the legal documentation and to consult legal advice prior to bidding.


Mr Sanjeev Harash, Beviss & Beckingsale, Law Chambers, The Manor House, High Street, Honiton EX14 1DJ. 01404 548050.


The completion date will be as dictated by the solicitor and included in the legal pack, likely to be 20 working days following exchange.


Particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale/auction information pack and in case of any inconsistencies the provision of the latter shall prevail. Special conditions of sale/auction information pack is available online. It is assumed that the Purchaser will have made all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.

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