UPDATE January 2022: A new 'Estate Management Plan' is available here as a PDF document - https://banthamestate.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Confidential-Final-Bantham-Estate-Management-Plan-27.07.2021.pdf
We will be updating our website soon to include some of the key development proposals.
UPDATE March 2020: In various press statements, Mr Johnston has now 'distanced' himself from the plans detailed below. However, to the best of our knowledge, there has been no formal withdrawal of the proposals.
Bantham Estate owner Nicholas Johnston has drawn up plans to develop parts of the estate, as listed below.
In the village of Bantham, 16 new homes. 8 for rent, 8 for sale on the open market not limited to principal homes i.e. they could be second homes.
See the Bantham village map below,
A - new estate office
B - entrance barrier
C - village/mooring holder's parking
D- protected pedestrian cycle route
E - route into underground car park
F - underground parking
G - village tennis court/ green astroturf
H - croquet lawn
I - new development of five open market houses, with a further replacement dwelling
J - conversion of barn range to dwelling
K - children play area
L - boat building/ restoration yard
M - eight family rented homes
N - village allotments
O - pedestrian/ cycle route
P - open market dwelling
Q - Two open market cottages
R - existing public footpath
S - open space with shaded seating
In Zealands field, a Beach Club and swimming pool, see plan below.
And in Thurlestone