Torrington, Devon EX38

Torrington, Devon EX38

28 Bedroom | Freehold | Outbuildings | Secondary Accomodation | Swimming Pool | Tennis Court | Holiday Complex

Offers in excess of £1,500,000
Church (Stop A) 0.9 miles
Old Railway Station 1.7 miles

Holiday letting business set on the river Torridge & 1 mile from the town of Great Torrington. Two storey 3 bed (master en-suite) residential dwelling. 9 holiday letting cottages. Indoor swimming pool complex & spa facilities. Set in 2.35 acres.

The Business

The holiday letting complex has been in the same ownership since 2001 and is for sale due to retirement.

The business in the 2016/17 season achieved a gross turnover of approximately £105,497 plus in addition £18,000 per annum for the renting of the indoor pool to a local swim school.

Currently they let the cottages through the Wyndham Group as well as advertising them via Air BnB and their own website. Trading information can be provided to bona fide purchasers.

Owlery Oak
Two storey cottage with a high degree of privacy with its own private courtyard and access to the rear gardens.
The ground floor comprises an entrance hall and stairs to first floor accommodation. Laminate flooring.

Glazed door into sitting room and a door into the study 2.49m x 2.47m (8?1 x 8?1). Beamed ceiling and window to rear overlooking the gardens.

Sitting room 6.68m x 3.87m (21?11 x 12?7). Window to front and rear overlooking the gardens. Glazed door leading out onto the patio area and gardens. Beamed ceilings. Glazed door into:-

Kitchen 3.63m x 3.62m (11?10 x 11?10). Fitted oak kitchen with wall and base cupboards and roll top work surfaces within 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit.

Stainless steel electric cooker and halogen hob. Cooker extractor hood. Beamed ceiling. Plumbing for American style fridge/freezer. Window to front. Spotlights. Built in pantry cupboard. First floor landing with exposed roof trusses. Doors to rooms.

Bedroom 1 3.89m x 3.03m (12?8 x 9?11). Window to front overlooking the courtyard. Exposed roof trusses. Built in wardrobes and matching dressing table. En-suite bathroom with white suite of close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 3.79m x 2.78m (12?5 x 9?1). Window to front overlooking the courtyard. Exposed roof trusses.

Bedroom3 2.73m x 2.50m (8?11 x 8?2). Window to front overlooking the courtyard. Exposed roof trusses.

Bathroom accessed from landing. White suite of close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower attachment plus shower over. Extractor fan.

To front an enclosed courtyard area laid to patio with ornamental ponds and raised flower and shrub borders.
Boiler room 2.94m x 2.40m (9?7 x 7?10) with 4 factory insulated hot water cylinders plus 2 boilers.

Laundry room 6.15m x 1.00m (20?1 x 3?2). Linen store plus store. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and wall mounted wash hand basin. Wall mounted electric metre cupboard. Venting for a tumble dryer.

The Cottages

The cottages have been converted from traditional stone barns and include such features as beamed & vaulted ceilings and exposed roof trusses with natural stone walls.

All of the cottages are self-contained and each kitchen is equipped with a range of modern wall and base cupboards, an electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave oven, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

The cottages have flat screen TVs, DVD players and have oil fired central heating with cast iron wood burning stoves or feature electric wood burning style stoves. All of the bathroom suites are white.

Semi-detached two storey cottage overlooking the river providing on ground floor and open plan sitting/dining room with kitchen area.

Bedroom overlooking the river and French doors leading out onto a balcony decking area. En-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 overlooks the river and has French doors leading out onto a balcony decking area. Bathroom. First floor landing and two further bedrooms (sleeps 8).

Henry Williamson
Accessed from the ground floor with a hall and utility room. Stairs leading to the first floor level which provides a landing, sitting/dining room and a kitchen area. Bathroom. 4 bedrooms (2 with en-suite cloakrooms and master en-suite bathroom). (Sleeps 8).

Ground floor apartment providing hall, open plan sitting/dining room with kitchen area. Two bedrooms and bathroom (sleeps 4).

Mill Pool
Two storey cottage providing a hall on ground floor, sitting room overlooking the mill wheel. Kitchen/dining room overlooking the mill wheel. At first floor there are 3 bedrooms (master en-suite bathroom plus bedroom 2). (Sleeps 5).

Three storey detached former Mill building providing on ground floor an open plan sitting/dining room and kitchen area. At first floor there is a landing, 3 bedrooms and bathroom (1 bedroom en-suite shower room). Further shower room. At second floor there is a landing, 3 further bedrooms (1 en-suite shower room), further bathroom and cloakroom. (Sleeps 12).

Two storey cottage proving on ground floor a hall, kitchen and sitting/dining room. At first floor level there is a landing, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. (Sleeps 3).

Mere Brook
Two storey cottage providing on ground floor a sun lounge, sitting/dining room and kitchen. At first floor there is a landing, 2 bedrooms (both en-suites). (Sleeps 4).

Owlery Holt
First floor apartment providing an entrance hall, sitting/dining room which opens through into the kitchen. 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. (Sleeps 4).

Otters haven
Ground floor apartment providing entrance porch, hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room. 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. (Sleeps 5).

Indoor pool complex 14.50m x 5.53m (47?6 x 17?10) with a tiled pool of 10.15m x 3.59m (33?2 x 11?8) with a minimum depth of 0.8m (2?7) and a maximum of 1.2m (3?11). The room has an external Calorex 33 dehumidifier and internally has a vaulted ceiling with exposed roof trusses. In addition there are changing rooms along with a wet room.

Plant room with an additional Vaporex 3.3 dehumidifier. Outside there is a seating area with picnic tables.

Fitness room 6.58m x 2.70m (21?6 x 8?10) with gym equipment, wet (steam) sauna, dry (infra-red) sauna, shower, WC facilities and storage cupboards.

Timber toddlers play room 4.22m x 2.32m (13?10 x 7?7) known as ?Heidi?s Hideaway? with power and lighting. All weather tennis court with chain link fencing.

Tea rooms 6.17m x 4.49m (20?2 x 14?8) with 11 covers, electronic till, microwave, range of wall and base cupboards with built in fridge freezer.

Roll top work surfaces with inset 1½ bowl sink unit. Next to the tea rooms is toilet facilities within a timber building for the customers.

Timber building Games room 4.73 m x 4.72m (15?6 x 15?5) with power and lighting with a pool table, table football and arcade machines along with video game consoles and a flat screen TV. Range of tourist information.

Children?s play area laid to woodchip with swings, slide, Wendy house, monkey bars and a seesaw. 3 picnic tables used by the tea rooms and cottage customers overlooking the river. There is also a trampoline and outside table tennis table.

Asphalt car park with allocated white lined spaces for customers. Within the car park is a single wooden garage 5.42m x 3.52m (17?8 x 11?6) with concrete floor, power and lighting.

Next to the car park is the tennis court and on the other side of the tennis court is an animal enclosure with former avery. Within one of the arches to the bridge is a workshop 7.96m x 3.21m (26?1 x 10?6) with power, lighting, concrete floor and electric doors.

Orford Mill is set in 2.35 acres all adjoining the river.

Freehold. It should be noted that the property has fishing rights onto the River Torridge. Torridge.

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