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Updated: 19/10/16

Local Lynton attractions

Watersmeet House National Trust and Watersmeet Falls Waterfall are in Lynton.

Lynton's nearest airport is Cardiff Airport (25 miles). Lynton's nearest train station is Barnstaple at 14 miles.

The closest hospital to Lynton is Ilfracombe Tyrrell.


We need to find discount conveyancing in Lynton. How do we get a quote?


Many solicitors purport to offer cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately additional fees will be included in the solicitor's terms. Any disbursements ought to be listed on the quote


Is contaminated land an issue for many residences in Lynton?


Residential property is contaminated by several environmental concerns. Contaminants such as proximity to landfill sites should be reported on during conveyancing searches.


I plan to buy a rectory in Mamhead. Will we need a chancel search?


The property lawyer might recommend that a chancel search be ordered, irrespective of the parish in which the house being purchased is found. Although some parish councils have determined to exact chancel repairs on new owners, it is not possible to be certain that a parish which has not imposed liability will not continue to be so. For property in the parish of Mamhead, it is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.


Do fixtures and fittings include things like free-standing kitchen appliances?


In general, there is not a strict definition of 'fixtures and fittings'. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction.


Can you confirm which Lynton lenders you can work with. Whose panels are you on?


Homeward Legal have solicitors who have experience working with the majority of lenders providing financing to Lynton purchasers. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Lynton include Westexe Mortgage Solutions Ltd, 25 Okehampton St, Exeter, EX4 1DY, Mortgagefinders, 33 Dunsford Rd, Exeter, EX4 1LQ, and Wyatt Michael, Queensgate Ho/48 Queen St, Exeter, EX4 3SR.


What individual property does the lawyer in Lynton do when acting on a Lynton property?


Normal conveyancing procedure is to get the following Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search, Environment Search, Tin Mining Search and China Search and perhaps less common searches, which might include Official Search of whole without priority.


What sort of research as respects the risk of local flooding around Devon will the conveyancing solicitor in Lynton give an account of?


A vital step in the conveyancing procedure of buying a property involves a conveyancing lawyer making an application for property conveyancing searches that give details on the risk of flooding in Lynton.


Will my assigned Lynton solicitor report back to me about the amount to be paid of council tax on a Band H house before completion?


A solicitor will liaise with the relevant North Devon local authority to reveal the relevant council tax charges which will subsequently be included in the report on title.

Up-to-date charges for residents of Lynton are set out online at the North Devon local authority site. On 30 December 2012 the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,040.00
  • Band B - £1,213.00
  • Band C - £1,386.00
  • Band D - £1,560.00
  • Band E - £1,906.00
  • Band F - £2,253.00
  • Band G - £2,599.00
  • Band H - £3,119.00