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Commercial Buildings & Yard, Chilton Gate, EX16 8RS

Property Summary

Sat in approx. 1.6 acres, over 11,000 sqft of commercial buildings in 4 blocks with great access, yard and paddock. 2 residential cottages also for sale separately.
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Located just off the A3072 between Bickleigh and Crediton this 1.6 acre freehold site includes 4 modern well maintained detached buildings with a combined footprint of over 1000m2 (11,000 ft2), a yard with parking for 20 vehicles, paddock and great access which would suit a whole range of business uses.

Most recently the property has been used as kennels and cattery (3 buildings) with supporting offices and veterinary surgery (1 building). It lends itself well to continued use as kennels, cattery and veterinary surgery, pet hotel or similar which would benefit from the infrastructure already in place.
The space on offer would also suit a whole variety of businesses uses (Class E Commercial Business and Service, F1 Learning non-residential institutions , F2 Community and B8 Storage ) and could potentially provide an opportunity for residential conversion subject to planning.

In addition to this commercial property, there are two cottages (each with an adjacent barn) for sale separately which may be of interest to those wishing to live on site.

The site is served by mains water and three phase electricity and utilises an on-site sewage treatment plant that also serves the two cottages. There are oil fired boilers and modern, bunded oil storage tanks providing heating to the four buildings as well as a large gas storage tank that supplies the laundry located in the main kennel block.

The property is being sold freehold with vacant possession on completion. The local towns of Crediton and Tiverton are 7 miles and 5 miles away respectively and the city of Exeter is 12miles to the south.

The site is accessed via a wide country lane approximately 100m from the A3072. (please see the attached site plan). The wide double gated entrance has good visibility and leads to the tarmac yard and the paddock. There is parking for numerous vehicles.

The buildings are as follows:

Approx 218m2 / 2351ft2
Split into several rooms. It was previously used as the reception, surgery plus staff kitchen and welfare, client meeting rooms and WC’s.

Approx 504m2 / 5423ft2
32 self-contained kennels, laundry and kitchen.

Approx 207m2 / 2227ft2
16 cat runs, 6 puppy kennels plus kitchen, exercise area, stores and a meeting room.

Approx 113m2 / 1215ft2
14 cages plus kitchen and stores.


Large tarmac parking area and large overflow gravel parking area.

Paddock extending to approximately 0.4 Ha (1 acre) fenced into three areas and suitable for a range of amenity uses

AGENT'S NOTE: There are currently two residential cottages adjacent to the site that are for sale by separate negotiation.

Useage Class: Sui Generis
Rateable Value: £29,250 from April 2023
Utilities: Mains electric, water, telephone and broadband, plus modern oil tanks
Fastest broadband speed within this postcode: Up to 37Mbps (Rightmove)
Drainage: Private drainage on-site
Heating: Oil-fired central heating and large gas storage tank.
Listed: No
Tenure: Freehold

DIRECTIONS : From Crediton High Street, head towards Bickleigh on the A3072. Continue for approx. 6 miles, passing through Cadbury and the cottage will be found on the left at Chilton Gate Cross approx. 2 miles before reaching Bickleigh.

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