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Blossom Wood, Devon - About 3 ½ acres, £39,000

Blossom Wood

Blossom Wood is set in a lovely valley in the heart of rural mid-Devon. It is hugely enhanced by a free-flowing stream. Time spent here listening to the rush of the water cascading over rocks is a fantastic way to re-charge your batteries before returning to the hustle and bustle of modern day life. The stream joins the river Exe many miles downstream.

Blossom Wood is predominantly oak. Oak provides a habitat rich in biodiversity and supports more life forms than any other of our native trees. The nooks and crannies of ancient oaks are perfect habitats for nesting birds, whilst bats take advantage of old woodpecker holes for roosting. Further down the food chain numerous insects inhabit the tree but also provide a food supply for many woodland birds.

In the autumn the acorns drop to the ground and are soon consumed by deer, badgers and squirrels. The leaves drift to the ground and begin to compost down creating plenty of nutrients for the woodland ground flora and a habitat for beetles and fungi.

The woodland bursts into life in spring, bilberries adorn the woodland floor and the overhead canopy starts to close in creating a wonderful atmosphere.

The mighty oak tree is highly regarded around the world, especially within Europe and the United States of America. In 2004 the United States Congress legally designated the oak tree as America's National Tree. Many other countries have designated types of oak as their National tree including England, Wales, Germany, Poland, Romania, Moldova, Jordan and Estonia, whose National coat of arms includes oak leaves.

The woodland setting is so peaceful and quiet yet its convenient location means it is only a 5 minute drive from the main link road of North Devon, the A361. Access to the wood is via a stoned forestry track and there is a parking area at the entrance of Blossom Wood.

The woodland has a good internal track and has some clearings suited to camping areas or green woodworking sites.

Not far away is the rugged and stunning north Devon coast with its popular surfing beaches of Croyde or Woolacombe, and Westward Ho! is within a 45 minute drive. Also Exmoor National Park offers fantastic walking and cycling opportunities and is only about 10 miles from the woodland. The market town of Tiverton is within a short drive and has many facilities including shops and a leisure centre with a swimming pool.

Particulars and plans were prepared by our local manager, Stuart Brooking.

The purchasers of the woodland will be asked to enter into a covenant to ensure the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of adjoining woodlands and meadows.

  • Price: £39,000 Freehold
  • Location: Stoodleigh, Near Tiverton, Devon
  • Size: About 3 ½ acres for sale

Boundaries:

All boundaries are indicated with purple markings on posts and trees.

The southern boundary is the edge of a shared forestry path.

The eastern and western boundaries are lines of posts.

The northern boundary is along the stream. As the plans indicate, some of the stream is within the woodland boundary.

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Local manager

stuart Stuart Brooking
07801 789215 or 01392 436229
stuart@woodlands.co.uk

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How to find this woodland

You are welcome to visit this wood by yourself, but please ensure that you have a copy of these sales details with you - many of our woodlands do not have mobile phone reception or internet access so we recommend either printing the details or downloading them to your phone/tablet/laptop.

Do remember to also check that it is still available for sale. If you have seen the woodland and wish to be accompanied on a second more detailed visit please contact our local manager.

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Location

OS Landranger: OS No 181
Grid ref: SS 887 200
Nearest post code: EX16 9QQ

Maps

Directions

- From the M5 junction 27 take the A361(T) past Tiverton towards Barnstaple.

- Around 6 miles from Tiverton take a right turn signed Bellbrook and Spurway.

- Continue along this road straight across Broadmead Cross for about a mile and look out for a gate on your left with a 'woodlands for sale' sign on it.

- Continue past this gateway, ignoring the next gateway on the left and look out for a 3rd gateway with a 'woodlands for sale' sign on it on your left, surrounded by trees.

- Park carefully outside the gate.

- Please note the buyer will be provided with a key for vehicular access.

- To access Blossom Wood head straight over the car park where you will see a metal gate on your left and a track going downhill straight in front of you. Take this track, heading down the hill and you will see the main entrance to Blossom Wood on your right after around 80 metres indicated by a sign with a ‘Blossom Wood’ name sign on it.

- There are deer tracks that form paths through the woodland.

- To access the area of Blossom Wood to the north of the main access track and the stream then carry on down the track from the entrance described above until you reach a t-junction.

- Turn right here and the other part of Blossom Wood is on your left. Look out for a deer track and you can follow these down to the lower track where you can access the stream area at the north western corner.

- Satnav/GPS note: the postcode EX16 9QQ is for the point shown by the red dot on the

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Boundaries:

All boundaries are indicated with purple markings on posts and trees.

The southern boundary is the edge of a shared forestry path.

The eastern and western boundaries are lines of posts.

The northern boundary is along the stream. As the plans indicate, some of the stream is within the woodland boundary.

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