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A landmark building in Broadclyst with a bird’s eye view of the countryside has gone on the market with plenty of potential for a Grand Designs project. The disused water tower, with a panoramic view of Broadclyst and beyond, has an auction guide price of £39,950 for those keen to splash out and own the distinctive building. The water tower, thought to have been built in the 1940s to serve the village, was used until 2008, but now vendor South West Water has put the site up for sale. Agents Greenslade Taylor Hunt (GTH) describe the unique property as being…

Brown’s Kitchen, a licensed café and restaurant in Sidmouth, has been sold. Business transfer agent Stonesmith says the prime location business changed hands for an undisclosed figure off a guide price of £140,00. The leasehold opportunity presented ‘a lucrative and prime trading position with a visible frontage within the main High Street’, the marketing particulars stated. Interest came from parties impressed by the cafe’s split level customer dining area with seating for 36 customers, a conservatory dining space with seating for 18 customers and an enclosed rear trade garden providing al fresco seating for a further 10 customers. Brown’s Kitchen…

The Tumbling Weir Hotel, occupying one of the most impressive town centre buildings in Ottery St Mary, is on the market with an asking price of £895,000O. The freehold price includes the detached property with a history dating back to the 17th century and stunning grounds extending to three-quarters of an acre. Grade II listed, the hotel was substantially extended in the 1980s to provide a function suite with 10 letting rooms. Business transfer agents Stonesmith says: “Well presented throughout, this quality town centre hotel has been owned by our clients for 18 years.” The hotel comprises 10 en-suite bedrooms,…

A cafe and restaurant in Exmouth’s Magnolia Centre is on the market with a leasehold asking price of £50,000. Wine of Araby occupies a prime trading position with a visible frontage within the shopping centre. It has been in the same ownership for more than two decades. Being marketed by business transfer agents Stonesmith, the business is said to be ‘well placed to take advantage of the high footfall, with a pay and display car park directly to the rear’. A spokesperson said: “The premises consist of a main cafe comfortably seating 39 customers on the ground floor, with an…

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…

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