"Wind farms DO hit house prices: Government agency finally admits that thousands can be wiped off value of homes"

Excerpt from Daily Mail article (title above) by Gerri Peeve, July 22nd,  2012

"In one case, a couple saw the value of their home near the Fullabrook wind farm site near Braunton, Devon, fall from £400,000 to £300,000 when they asked estate agents to value it.

The home is 650 yards from three of the turbines and the couple feared that the noise and visual dominance of the turbines would not only de-value their home, but make it impossible to sell.

The VOA agreed to put the home from council tax F to band E, saving the couple £400 a year in council tax."