Situated on the northern fringes of Bodmin Moor, Owls Gate sits on the side of a shallow valley, surrounded on three sides by open farmland with a belt of mature Beech trees providing shelter to the north.
A particularly tranquil and picturesque position, the property enjoys an off the beaten track location yet is only six miles from the majestic North Cornish coast with popular destinations including Tintagel, Boscastle, Trebarwith Strand and Port Isaac, all within easy driving distance.
Directly accessible over a public footpath adjacent to the site is Bodmin Moor, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a haven for walkers and nature lovers alike.THE PROPERTY
Nestling amidst extensive gardens and grounds, the main residence comprises a spacious five-bedroom timber bungalow that is understood to have been imported from Sweden in the 1950s. The Vendors have currently arranged one wing as charming and quirky studio accommodation.
Approached over a shared unmade lane, there is separate access into the field used for seasonal camping where there are six individual tents arranged into three camps, each with their own separate kitchen building. The field is enclosed within mature and thoughtfully landscaped grounds with Beech hedging.
There is a communal shower/WC building and an undercover barbeque area.
There is ample parking in the car park adjacent to which is a useful large workshop building with shower and further ancillary storage buildings.THE GROUNDS
Surrounding Owls Gate are fabulous established gardens and grounds of around 1.7 acres which have been thoughtfully planted and landscaped during the Vendors ownership retaining a natural and informal ambience throughout. An outstanding spot to sit and contemplate, the gardens are principally laid to lawn including a vegetable garden, children's play area and several secluded seating areas.THE BUSINESS
The vendors have operated Belle Tents Camping for many years with further details available at www.belletentscamping.co.uk. A true lifestyle business which is run on a seasonal basis and was recently granted a Certificate of Lawfulness for Existing Use or Development for eight tents (Planning Reference PA20/10232). The business enjoys excellent repeat custom and details of income can be provided following viewing.SERVICES
Mains electricity. Shared private water supply with back-up mains connection. Private drainage. Oil fired Aga and central heating to Owls Gate. Heated workshop.OUTGOINGS
There is a current Rateable Value of £3,650 attributed to a camping site, self-catering holiday unit and premises. Owls Gate is in Council Tax Band C.FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Only those mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale; all others are excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.VIEWING
Strictly and only by prior appointment with Stags Exeter on 01392 680058 or Stags Launceston office on 01566 774999.DIRECTIONS
From the A30, take the A395 just west of Launceston towards Camelford, Wadebridge and North Cornwall. On reaching Hallworthy continue for a further 1.5 miles to Davidstow. Turn left towards Tremail and the shared entrance lane to Owls Gate is along this road on the right.