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12 bedroom for sale in Bucks Cross, Bideford, Devon, EX39

Guide price £1,500,000

  • 12
  • 3
  • 2

Holiday cottage complex with 4/5 bed period farmhouse with panoramic sea views & fishing lake plus 10.7 acres

  • Outbuildings
  • Secondary Accom
  • Waterside
  • Holiday Complex
  • Freehold

Walland Farm & Cottages have been in the same ownership since 2007 and currently they do not let any of the cottages or apartments for holidays. Previously they have let The Barn and 2 Apartments on a limited season as a holiday letting business and had a gross turnover in the region of £31,876 in the 2015/16 season.

Currently the barn and the first floor 1 bedroom apartment have the potential to be occupied separately or by family members if required.

The property is ideally situated for tourism due to its location being near Clovelly, Hartland Point and the picturesque harbour town of Bideford.

At the bottom of the site is a scalped yard currently used for caravan storage along with a workshop/industrial unit which was built in 2016 where they carry out caravan repairs and trade as Hill Top Caravans which provides additional income revenue for the property.

The yard is currently accessed off the main driveway but there is planning permission to provide a new entrance over the bottom paddock. Planning Ref: 1/0738/2018/FUL.
The commercial yard has an industrial unit and has the potential to be converted into a leisure complex to include an indoor swimming pool/gym and has enough space to provide a function room.

Alternatively, the property could be converted into an additional holiday letting cottage and due to its size would be a sleeps 12 unit.

The paddock and the woodland area is ideally suited for a campsite or a glamping business due to its location being next to the North Devon coastline. Additionally, the property would make an ideal venue for weddings and functions due to its picturesque nature and sea views.
Previous trading information can be provided to bona fide purchasers.


The Cottages
The cottages have potential to be let as a holiday letting business.

The Barn
Detached two storey cottage providing on ground floor; sitting room, kitchen/diner and bedroom. Shower room.
At first floor landing there are 2 bedrooms (both with en-suite). Bathroom. (Sleeps 6).

Ground Floor Apartment
Self-contained 1 bedroomed apartment providing open plan sitting/dining room and kitchen area. Bedroom and en-suite shower room.

First Floor Apartment
Accessed via a stone stair case with an open plan sitting/dining and kitchen area with panoramic lake views. Bedroom with en-suite shower room.

Sunrise Cottage
Single storey cottage providing hall, open plan sitting/dining and kitchen area. 2 bedrooms and shower room.

Outside
The property is set in 10.7 acres of pasture, paddocks and woodland. The land also includes a coarse fishing lake of 0.63 acres to the front which has panoramic views over the sea (Bideford Bay). The lake has an island and fishing jetty.

Outbuildings include a stone barn and further garaging all with electricity, power and lighting.

Secure yard which is laid to compacted scalpings enclosed by chain link fencing and currently used for caravan stroage with CCTV.

In addition, there is an industrial unit built in 2016 of steel portal frame with insulated profile metal cladding to walls and roof with skylights providing good natural light. The industrial unit is 21.90m x 12.89m = 282.29 m2 (71’8 x 42’2 = 3,037 ftt) with a concrete floor, water, 3 phase electricity, LED lighting and three electric doors. Minimum eave height of 4.16m (13’6) and a maximum eave height of 5.19m (17’0) with a mono-pitch roof.

In front of the industrial unit is a concrete apron and the commercial yard also has planning permission for A1 use (retail) plus has planning permission from Torridge District Council 1/0738/2018/FUL to form a new access over the bottom paddock.

To the rear of the barn is a former Round House which has planning permission to be converted into a 1 bedroom holiday letting cottage. The planning was given by Torridge district council on 11th November 2008 planning reference 1/1056/2008/ful.

The property includes a paddock with animal shelter.
Woodland with wooden play area.

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