Greendale Living has its roots based
firmly in the rich red East Devon soil


Greendale Living is a Devon based development company. We are a third generation family business with over thirty years experience in building quality homes in the West Country using our local knowledge of tradesmen and materials. We choose our locations carefully and specialise in building developments of quality homes, whether it is a beautifully renovated barn or a contemporary house, cottage or apartment, all are carefully designed based on our years of experience and feedback from our clients.  Our passion is providing a better lifestyle for our customers, and in doing so our aim is for us to exceed our client's ambitions and expectations, by providing meticulously designed houses. Each of our developments are individually chosen for their locations, and our designs reflect the locality of our homes. We are also happy to provide a design and build service to suit your individual requirements.


Why buy a Greendale Home?



Finding the right location, we create homes with integrity, and with usable design principles. These principles are applied to all of the schemes whether it is a conversion of existing buildings within an architecturally historic environment or a new Housing development in a town or village setting. All of our homes are built to our exacting standards in which we set every aspect of the design and a special attention to the fine details. We combine all the benefits of contemporary design with traditional values. A home purchase is one of the most important and enjoyable things you do during your life whether you are a first-time buyer or an experience home owner, at Greendale living we understand that at times you will have questions, providing you with honest answers is essential when you have committed to your new home or a new home under construction, we will ensure that we are as committed as you are.

Peace of mind

For complete peace of mind, your new home comes with a 10-year CRL Warranty.  Further details can be found by using the link on Greendale living will provide you and your solicitor with a set of key documents relating to your new home. Within your home, on completion, a full set of documents will be provided so you have complete peace of mind. These will include your building guarantee and a homeowners’ manual with your warranty document, a further manual will explain how to look after the fabric of your new home, what to do if you have a problem or in the event of an emergency.


When you buy a new home, you will have a home that no one else has lived in before, painted in neutral colours so you can put your own style into your property and easily personalise your home. Subject to stage of construction you can even choose your own kitchen, flooring, and tiling.

Greendale Living is an approved 'Help to Buy' builder and this is available to use when purchasing your home from Greendale Living (subject to qualification criteria). Help to Buy potentially enables purchasers with a 5% deposit to take out just a 75% mortgage with the help of a Shared Equity Loan from the Government of up to 20% of the value of the property. For further information click here.

Help to buy

Our team


Here at Greendale Living  our team is made of experienced people who thoroughly enjoy their work and are dedicated to ensuring that all our home buyers are happy with our houses.



Alec Carter
Company Director

Alec is a member of the Carter family, founders of the original company. Some of Alec's earliest memories are of accompanying his grandfather to look at building plots, which sparked his interest in construction. After years of working in the City he has returned to the family business to head up the Companies Property division. Alec takes a keen interest in seeing Greendale Living  grow and is always on the lookout for new opportunities, travelling the West Country sourcing new development sites. 

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Jenny Wilson
Development Assistant

Jenny is the latest member of our Greendale Living team and has recently joined us from a facilities management company so has a good general knowledge of buildings and dealing with contractors as well as excellent administrator and organisational skills. Jenny grew up locally so has a wealth of knowledge on the areas around our developments. With her parents building and renovating houses and farm buildings throughout her childhood it has always been of a key interest to her. 


Kim Iddon
Accounts Administrator

Kim has been working for the Greendale team for three years, coming from an administrator background, handling their accounts and helping to ensure everything runs smoothly. As you can imagine building and selling houses creates a lot of paperwork and so it’s Kim's responsibility to process, organise and manage the accounts efficiently. As well as crunching the numbers, she also loves baking, often treating her colleagues to her home-baked cakes!


Sara Sleight
Development Assistant

Sara has over twenty years experience in the construction industry, from barn conversions to major house restoration and new build apartments abroad,  and has a passion for seeing our houses through all their stages of construction, taking delight in ensuring that a finished home is up to the high standard that Greendale Living requires, she loves handing over homes to their new owners,  helping them through all the stages of the purchasing process to make sure that each home owner is happy and comfortable in their new home.