Alfington, Ottery St. Mary

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
Unique site with former petrol filling station with workshops, a village shop and 2 bedroom bungalow. Freehold. Council Tax Band C. EPC G.


The property offers a unique opportunity, and is well placed with a sunny aspect on the southern edge of the small village of Alfington. Located alongside the B3177 road, there is easy access to the pretty country town of Ottery St Mary, the vibrant market town of Honiton, and the main A30 Exeter to London road. A regular bus service passes the site, linking Exeter, Honiton and Axminster.

Alfington has a church and small village hall, while Ottery St Mary is home to the well-respected Kings School, and has a host of independent shops, pubs and restaurants, a large Sainsbury store, a sports and leisure centre, and a medical centre.

Honiton offers a wider selection of shops and facilities, as well as a train station on the Exeter to London Waterloo line. The Cathedral city of Exeter lies some 14 miles to the west.The coast at Sidmouth, a World Heritage site, is to the South.


The former petrol station, workshops and bungalow presents a rare opportunity to purchase a potential business/development/property on the edge of the village. The site has been an established retail site that was completed in the 1960 s, forming a rectangular shaped area, with the buildings occupying an elevated position to the rear of the forecourt.

In all the site extends to about 0.223 acres.


Dual tarmac approaches to an un-canopied forecourt area, incorporating two Gilbarco pumps and fuel storage and a pole-mounted price box.


To the side of the forecourt, the elevated detached building is accessed from both the front and from the owner s bungalow to the rear. The building is of blockwork construction under a pitched asbestos cement roof.


The lower workshop has space for two cars, while the upper workshop provides plenty of workspace for a single vehicle. A full length vehicle inspection pit in this area is accessed from the lower level workshop


Occupying an elevated position above the forecourt, a timber framed cement rendered bungalow under a pitched tiled roof, and benefiting from an adjacent parking space and an attractive garden to the side The rear boundary borders onto an adjacent field. The accommodation includes a conservatory-style entrance hallway, kitchen, large L shape lounge with feature fireplace, and access to a spacious patio area via large double glazed sliding aluminium doors. There are two bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate WC.


Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Electric central heating boiler in the bungalow.


The property has been used as a filling station for many years and incorporates fuel storage tanks which have been in use. Prospective purchasers should address their own enquires in this respect to the appropriate authority.


Council Tax Band C

Business Rateable value £3,000. Business rates relief may be available.


From the A30 towards Exeter, take the first exit signposted for Ottery St. Mary /Fairmile / Feniton / Fenny Bridges. At the end of the slip road, turn left, then take the second left, again signposted for Ottery St. Mary. The property will be found on the left in 3/4 of a mile.

01404 758007

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