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A developer has asked for more time to deliver the final affordable homes on a 36-dwelling scheme in Mudbank Lane, Exmouth. Housing association LiveWest wants to change the legal agreement it has with East Devon District Council (EDDC) so it can first cash in on the plot’s remaining private properties. Permission was granted in 2017 for the firm to redevelop the site with a 50/50 split between affordable and open market dwellings. LiveWest require the sale of the remaining open market plots (10,11 and 12) by the end of March 2020 to support the affordable delivery programme…The plot was formerly…

Business transfer agents Stonesmith are marketing the sale of Crocketts Bar, situated in the bustling cultural quarter within the heart of Exeter city centre. Just off Gandy Street, in a popular and established area and close to the High Street, the immediate area is established for both independent and multiple retailers and restaurants, being busy throughout the day and into the evening. The business trades completely under full management as a high-quality gin and cocktail bar, in a stylish and sophisticated venue, with a relaxed atmosphere. Stonesmith says: “Our clients opened the business from scratch in 2017 and fastidiously fitted…

Plans to build 100 new council houses in Exeter over the next four years have won unanimous backing. The city council’s executive on Tuesday night threw its full support behind the £18million building programme. Homes will be built to energy efficient standards and will be a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom properties for  individuals, couples and families. People have said that 100 new homes is nowhere near enough and I totally agree, but this is just the start – Cllr Laura Wright Construction is already under way at Thornpark Rise, the site of a former garage, where nine three-bedroom…

The Bulstone Hotel, on the fringes of Branscombe, is for sale with a freehold asking price of £795,000. A substantial detached country hotel, which has been in the same ownership for more than two decades, it is set in around 3.5 acres. Located in a sought-after Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the hotel was originally a farmhouse and is believed to date back, in parts, to the 16th Century with major extensions completed in 1989. A spokesperson for property specialists Stonesmith, which is marketing the hotel, said: “The Bulstone Hotel has been in the same ownership for the last 23…

An Ottery pub will be extended into the town’s former Lloyds Bank – with part of the premises also converted into three flats – if a planning application is successful. Proposals for the property would see the neighbouring London Inn benefit from extra bar and seating space. Applicant Mr Andy White is seeking the go-ahead for a change of use to drinking establishment for part of the ground floor at 6 Silver Street. It is proposed to remove the existing modern fit out of the bank making one large open plan bar seating area…Partial demolition of the party wall -…

Plans to build 150 new homes on land at Bramble Hill Industrial Estate, Honiton, have moved a step closer to being realised East Devon District Council has approved reserved matters, dealing with the layout, appearance and scale of the development in Ottery Moor Lane. Landscaping of the site has also being agreed. Honiton Town Council has been notified of the decision. Outline planning permission was granted to Spen Hill Developments in 2014. The most recent application was submitted by Taylor Wimpey UK Limited and includes a range of property types, including houses and apartments. Other recent planning decisions for Honiton…

An iconic former haven for seafarers in the centre of Exmouth is set to be purchased by the district council to provide much-needed social housing. The authority has had an offer accepted for 18A and B St Andrews Road – known as the Seamen’s Mission and Sailors’ Rest. A dozen ‘affordable’ flats will be added to the East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) stock if the deal is completed. The properties will provide much-needed affordable accommodation for smaller households – EDDCHousing chiefs have described the move as a ‘special and rare opportunity’. An EDDC spokeswoman told East Devon News.co.uk: “An offer…

One of the most iconic features of Honiton High Street has a new owner. The Grade II listed New Dolphin Hotel was confirmed as sold today (August 19) by sole agents Rapleys. It has not yet been revealed who the new owner is. The hotel represents an outstanding opportunity to restore a historical listed building to its former glory. Advertised for sale as ‘a rare freehold opportunity’, the hotel boasts 11 letting rooms, a ground floor dining area / tearoom and the former Bill’s Bar. The business most recently traded as Montgomery’s Hotel. It was advertised for sale with ‘immediate…

Honiton’s former Tourist Information Centre in Lace Walk car park is available to rent. East Devon District Council has advertised the purpose-built property, saying it has a range of potential uses – including as a cafe, subject to planning consent. Other potential uses include as an office or retail shop. The unit includes an office, kitchen, toilet facilities, and a store room. Selling points include being in a convenient location with passing footfall. A parking space is included. The property is offered by way of a fully repairing lease for a six-year term with a rent review at year three.…

Developer Taylor Wimpey has announced more homes in Exeter, near Pinhoe. The development, at Monkerton, Cumberland Way, to include 87 affordable homes, two with wheelchair access, has been the result of ‘high demand’ said Taylor Wimpey. Mayfield Gardens, three miles from the city centre, launches to the public at 11am on Saturday, July, 27, to include two, three and four-bedroom homes. The developer said the site will include buying options for first-time buyers and, downsizers, and families; of the 250 homes, 35 per cent will be affordable, with five per cent of those to be wheelchair accessible. As part of…

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