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properties wanted – off-market sales & lettings

As part of Townsend Chartered Surveyors personalised and high quality service we offer our clients a “discrete” sale process.

Some vendors approach us looking for a private sale where their property is not placed on the open market for a variety of reasons. We are able to offer a ‘discrete’ sale, where we prepare brief particulars and only send them to appropriate hand-picked people from our purchasers’ register and ‘wanted’ list.

Please contact us in full confidence to discuss your situation and particular marketing needs; or to arrange for us to come out and give you a free marketing valuation and/or report without obligation.

wanted – to buy

houses – cottages

Mr E – A rundown property with character and sea views, suitable for refurbishment. Sidmouth – £2 million. Mr C – Detached contemporary character property with a minimum of 5 acres surrounding – Edge of Village – £1.5 million. Mr W – Traditional country cottage with outbuildings and up to 10 acres – East Devon – £550,000. Mr C – Period rural property centralised within a ring fenced block of land – £3 million. Mr C – 3 bedroom house in a rural location close to Exmouth. Cash buyer – £500,000. Ms C A – 5+ bed period house in village location – Devon – £2 million. Mrs D – Farm or equestrian property in Devon – £1.5 million. Mr S – 6 bed house in a secluded position with some surrounding land. Suitable for luxury B&B – Devon – £1 million. Mrs D – Hunting lodge with B&B or Holiday Lettings potential. – Somerset – £800,000. Mr W – 5 bedroom house – 10-15 acres – 15 miles of Exeter – cash buyer – £1.75 million. Mr T – 4 bed house with views over the sea or estuary from the rear of the house – £2 million. Mrs S – Large house and land, up to 40 acres – Devon – £1.3 million.

farms – smallholdings

Mr M – Period Country house wanted with 50–100 acres of land – £2 million. Mrs H – Land for sheep and cattle east of Exeter with 3 bed house – £1.5-£1.8 million. Mr C – Ringfenced block of land with agricultural buildings suitable for conversion – Teign Valley – £1 million. Mr L – 40 acres of accessible grassland with access to water. Large agricultural shed or equivalent with planning permission – Exmoor – £800,000. Mrs A – Land and buildings along the M5/A38 corridor – £5 million. Mr P – Private house or existing planning consent with 10 acres surrounding – Devon – £1 million. Mr M – Land and outbuildings – Exeter – Cash buyers – £2 million. Mrs S – Farm land, buildings and agricultural tied dwelling in Devon or Dorset – £3 million.

farm land – development land – woodland

Mr A – Arable land south of Exeter with buildings – £12,000 per acre. Mrs W – Land with or without buildings. Room for diversification. 100 acres. Somerset – £1 million. Mr H – Plant nursery required within approximately 10 miles from Exmouth. Polytunnels, clean water and roadside access. Mr C – A minimum of 15 acres for free range laying hens. Devon and Cornwall – £600,000. Mrs F – Woodland for investment – Devon – £400,000.

wanted – to rent

land – grass lets

Mrs W – Land with/without buildings – room for diverisification – 100 acres – Somerset – £1 million. Mrs T – Up to 6 acres for horticulture in Devon. Mr C – Land to set up an alpaca farm in E Devon. Mr A – Pasture/woodland for amenity purposes. Mrs L – Small piece of land with water and roadside access for hobby farm. £30-£60,000. Mrs S – Pasture land for equestrian and rare breed stock. Mrs F – Woodland for investment – £400,000.

shooting – stalking – fishing

Experienced clay shot – Land wanted to rent to establish a commercial clay pigeon ground, ideally open land with some woodland – approximately 10 acres – Devon.

Syndicate is looking for new shooting ground to rent North of Exeter and the surrounding area. Preference is for six or seven drives for an appropriate annual rent and they would be looking to put down pheasant and partridge and erect pens if necessary.

Land/estate/rights wanted for experienced, qualified (DSC1 & DSC 2) deer manager/stalker throughout England – management only, not commercial stalking.

Stalking rights/permissions for qualified (DSC1) stalker sought throughout Devon and Somerset.

Hugh Townsend

Hugh Townsend
FRICS. FAAV. FCIArb.

01392 823935
htownsend@townsendcharteredsurveyors.co.uk