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Fairy Cross, Bideford, Devon, EX39
Offers in excess of £575,000 | 3 bedrooms | 3.81 acres

Property features

• Stunning countryside views
• Three bedrooms
• Three reception rooms
• 3.8 Acres of gardens & pasture
• Established caravan & camping site
• Barns and stables
• No onward chain
• Grade II Listed

Quintessential detached thatched cottage set in a quiet and unspoilt tranquil location amidst a back drop or rolling countryside with 3.8 acres. A fantastic opportunity to purchase a multi versatile home with established caravan and camping business.
Extensive parking, useful outbuildings and amenities block. New stabling also ideal for equestrian buyers. No Onward Chain. EPC Exempt.
 
SITUATION
The property enjoys the best of both worlds, being set in a quiet and unspoilt, tranquil location amidst a back drop or rolling countryside, yet only 4 miles away for the town centre and local amenities. The rugged North Devon coastline, affording fantastic walks, can be reach by foot in around 3 miles at Peppercombe, with the Coach and Horses pub on route. The popular village of Abbotsham is approximately 1.5 miles away and benefits from a church, local thatched village Inn and a well renowned primary school. There is also access via Greencliff (Abbotsham) to the South West Coast Path, which offers excellent walks with stunning vistas of the rugged North Devon coastline. The hamlet is located approximately 4 miles away and within easy access of the safe and sandy beach at Westward Ho!. The retail park, Atlantic Village, is just a short 2.5 mile drive away and has a excellent range of well known branded shops, factory outlets and Asda supermarket, as well as Starbucks and Lidl's. Bideford sits on the banks of the River Torridge offering a range of amenities including various shops, banks, butchers, bakeries, places of worship, pubs and restaurants, schooling for all ages (public and private) and supermarkets. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 12.5 miles away and offers all the areas main business, shopping, commercial venues and train station connecting to Exeter, the A361 and onto the M5 motorway (junction 27).

DESCRIPTION
A rare opportunity to purchase a multi versatile home and business, whether for life style change or investment. Broad Park is a quintessential, detached thatched cottage which presents colour washed rendered elevations and due to being of architectural and historical importance, the property has been Grade II Listed. This characterful property offers a wealth of period features that you would expect from a property of this era including cosy rooms, beamed ceilings, fireplaces yet tastefully combined with modern refinements. There are three reception rooms, office/third bedroom and kitchen on the ground floor, two bedrooms and family bathroom on the first floor. Externally, stunning south-east facing gardens wrap around the property with summer house, orchard, extensive parking for the property and guests, as well as a series of useful outbuildings, utility and garaging incorporating the amenities block.

BUSINESS
Broad Park is now in its 3rd year of operating as a successful caravan and camping site which is open all year round. There are a total of five hard standing pitches, with electric hook up and a separate grassed area, there are also further electric electric hook ups. There is a fully equipped toilet, shower block and amenities room for use of the campers. Since the owners developed the site around 4 years ago they have built up a strong reputation within the local community and beyond, as such they have a high level of regular and repeat trade alongside a high level of recommendations. Our vendors advise us that they currently generate a respectable annual turnover, however the business is currently has been run at a pace to suit our clients lifestyle, meaning that there is scope for a future purchaser to further develop the business with space to increase the amount of pitches. Since purchasing the property the current owners and improved the property and grounds including new fencing, stables, toilets, wash facilities and waste treatment plant.
The owners currently advertise online including The Caravan and Camping Club, Freedom Camping Club and Facebook.

LAND
For equestrian or smallholding buyers the owners currently keep alpacas, pygmy goats and miniature Shetland ponies on site, there is a former sand school which could be utilised if required. The whole site amounts too 3.8 acres of land.

DIRECTIONS
From Bideford Quay, with the River Torridge on your right hand side, proceed towards Northam passing Morrisons supermarket and Rydons car garage. Upon reaching the Heywood road roundabout turn left onto the A39 signposted towards Bude. Continue along this road until reaching the next roundabout. Proceed straight across following signs to Bude. Then take the second left hand turning signposted towards Woodtown and turn immediately right, following the road as it bends around to the left. Proceed down the hill where the entrance to Broad Park will be found on the left hand side.

VIEWING
This is a superb opportunity to purchase a true lifestyle business in a semi rural location in North Devon and as such early viewing is highly recommended, as this fantastic business is not to be missed. Strictly by appointment only with Stags Bideford 01237 425030.

SERVICES
Mains electricity and water supply. Private drainage. Oil central heating.

 

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