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This superb character property boasts a wealth of original features and lends itself to a range of possibilities with great scope for improvement, subject to planning permission. Situated in the desirable village of Uffculme, this substantial property offers light and spacious accommodation and enjoys a fully enclosed wall garden.


Built in 1901, this elegant Edwardian home sits proudly on Fore Street in the sought after village of Uffculme. Formerly the Newsagents and offering vast living accommodation arranged over two floors, this property has been in the same ownership for the last 46 years and boasts enormous scope to improve and extend, subject to the necessary planning applications.

The accommodation briefly comprises of:- an entrance hallway, three reception rooms, two shop rooms and a wc cloakroom.  To the first floor, there is a kitchen/diner, a sitting room and three double bedrooms with a family bathroom and separate wc. All rooms offer a wealth of original features, enjoying high skirtings and ceilings, large windows and ornate fireplaces, indicative of the era in which this substantial character property was built. The rooms benefit from plenty of natural light and are all superbly proportioned.

What is immediately evident is the versatility this property enjoys, lending itself to all manner of possibilities; this home provides truly amazing space with not only the shop but also the 37ft attic which could be incorporated into the main structure of the house subject to the necessary planning consents.

Externally to the rear of the property, there is a fully enclosed wall garden enjoying a patio space and two side gated access points.  The property is perfectly positioned within walking distance to all amenities and within easy access to rail and motorway links.

Planning permission was granted in July 2005 for conversion of the commercial shop rooms into the main residential premises and lapsed in July 2010, a potential purchaser must make the necessary enquires with Mid Devon District Council for change of use if required.


ACCOMMODATION [All measurements are approximate]

Ground Floor:


RECEPTION ROOM ONE: 4.62m x 3.85m (15’2 x 12’8)

RECEPTION ROOM TWO: 4.25m x 3.42m (13’11 x 11’3)

RECEPTION ROOM THREE: 4.52m x 2.02m (14’10 x 6’8)

SHOP ROOM ONE: 4.67m x 4.34m (15’4 x 14’3)

SHOP ROOM TWO: 3.92m x 3.11m (12’10 x 10’2)


First Floor:



BEDROOM ONE: 4.25m x 2.85m (13’11 x 9’4)

BEDROOM TWO: 4.65m x 3.08m (15’3 x 10’1)

BEDROOM THREE: 3.50m x 3.26m (11’6 x 10’8)

SITTING ROOM: 4.92m x 4.78m (16’2 x 15’8)

KITCHEN/DINER: 4.65m x 3.95m (15’3 x 13’)



The sought after village of Uffculme provides a modest range of local amenities including convenience stores, doctor’s surgery, public house and restaurant.  Both the junior and senior schools have an excellent reputation of academic achievements supported by their Ofsted reports.  The village also boasts good transport links being situated a short distance from both junction 27 of the M5 motorway and the mainline railway station of Tiverton Parkway. The nearby market town of Cullompton offers a wider selection of amenities including a supermarket, health and leisure centres and the award-winning Padbrook Golf Club.



From our Cullompton town centre office take the Willand Road B3181.  Continue through Willand, and upon approaching the roundabout, take the third exit sign posted Uffculme.  Continue into the village passing the Ostler Public House on your left hand side. At the sharp right hand bend, bear left into Fore Street and No 10 can be found on the right hand side as indicated by our For Sale board.


or call our Cullompton office 01884 38832
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