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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bos Verbas, Helston Road, Germoe

Guide Price £895,000

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A wonderfully situated Home with income set in approx 2.5 acres enjoying panoramic views across the surrounding coastline. The property offers huge potential and has been designed to offer flexible accommodation of 3/4 Bedrooms within the house or alternatively 2 bedrooms plus a self contained apartment. Attached to this is a one-bedroomed annexe for holiday letting/ dependant relative use. Externally the site has two well appointed Shepherds Huts, numerous outbuildings and has a licence for 5 caravans and 10 tents.

Location - Bos Verbas is located within the village of Germoe, the sandy beach of Praa Sands is within ¾ mile with The Sand Bar, which is known for good food within the area. Further facilities can be found in Penzance approximately 8 miles away including supermarkets, a hospital, schooling for all ages and cinema.

Popular tourist attractions in the area include St Michaels Mount (National Trust), Marazion, the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek, the Minack Theatre, Porthcurno and Godolphin House, Godolphin Cross (National Trust), Lands End and St Ives, home to Tate modern.

The Lizard peninsula is famous for beaches such as Kynance Cove as well as the pretty fishing villages of Mullion and Cadgwith. Porthleven is approximately 4 miles distant with its picturesque harbour and is home to one of Rick Stein's restaurants. The Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan near St Austell make ideal day trips.

The Helford River is extremely popular for sailing and is known for its tropical gardens.

The Business - The business is currently open from May to September with a gross turnover of £41,220 for the year ending April 2017.

The two shepherd's huts are marketed as glamping via Classic Glamping and the camping and caravan site which is for 5 caravans and 10 tents is marketed by and is rated 10/10.

The annexe is currently let as a 1 bedroomed holiday letting unit via Aspect Holidays and there is potential to add the master bedroom and dressing room in the main house into the property to provide a larger cottage as the en-suite bathroom already has a door which is locked.

The first floor of the main residence is currently fitted out as a 1 bedroom self-contained apartment (Out to Sea) with picture windows and panoramic sea views which is currently only let out within the main season via Airbnb.

The annexe and the first floor apartment can be reincorporated back into the main residence if required.

The caravan site has 6 electrical hook-ups as well as 3 water taps within the site and a further water tap located by the toilet block.

There is potential to increase the business by adding further glamping opportunities including yurts, shepherds huts, safari tents or lodges.

there is also the potential to build lodges on the site subject to gaining the relevant planning consents.

Bos Verbas - Ground floor:-

Entrance into:

Hall - UPVC double glazed picture window with panoramic sea views. UPVC double glazed window to side. Built in window seat with storage cupboard. Skylights. Ceramic tiled floor. Stairs to first floor accommodation with glass balustrade and grey laminate staircase.

Sitting Room - Oak flooring. UPVC double glazed picture window to the front elevation. Spotlights. Archway opening into:-

Dining Room - Ceramic tiled floor. UPVC double glazed window to side. Door into utility room and door into:-

Kitchen - Shaker style kitchen with a range of wall and base cupboard. Roll top work surfaces with a white 1 ½ bowl ceramic sink unit. Electric Bosch oven and Belling ceramic hob. UPVC windows to side and rear overlooking the gardens. UPVC double glazed window into conservatory. Stable door to rear garden.

Utility Room - Range of wall and base cupboard's. Wooden work surfaces with inset stainless steel 1 ½ bowl sink unit. Door into dining room. Ceramic tiled floor. Door into:-

Conservatory - UPVC double glazed conservatory with windows and French doors to outside overlooking rear gardens. Wooden flooring. Cast iron woodburning stove in slate fireplace.

Bathroom - White suite comprising a close coupled WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit with drawers below. Ceramic tiled floor. Skylight. Double walk-in glass shower cubicle.

Bedroom 1 - Dressing area with built in wardrobes leading through into the bedroom area with UPVC windows and French doors to rear overlooking gardens. Door from dressing area into:-

En Suite Shower Room - White suite comprising a close coupled WC. Vanity unit with drawers below. Walk-in glass shower cubicle. Heated towel rail/ radiator. Frosted window to rear. Door into annexe. Ceramic tiles to floor and tiling to ceiling.

Bedroom 2 - UPVC glazed window to the front elevation, Built in mirrored wardrobe.

First Floor - Landing
Grey laminate flooring with underfloor heating throughout the first floor. UPVC double glazed picture window affording panoramic sea views. Built in cupboard. Access to roof void.

Bedroom 3/Sitting Room - UPVC picture window to front with panoramic sea views. Grey laminate flooring. round UPVC windows to sides. Skylight. Access to roof void. Fitted with a kitchen Area comprising a stainless steel sink unit, hob with fridge and cupboard below.

Bathroom - White suite comprising a close coupled WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit with drawers below panelled bath with shower over, Ceramic tiled floor, skylight, heated towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom 4 - Accessed from landing. Picture window with panoramic sea views.

Grey laminate flooring. round window to side. Full length UPVC double glazed window to side overlooking fields. Built in cupboard.

Outside - Front gardens with patio and lawned area enclosed by hedging. Adjoining the house is a single storey garage 5.67m x 3.51m (18'6 x 11'6) with concrete floor, power and lighting and up and over door. To the rear of the garage is a log store. In front of the garage is a formed paved drive for two vehicles.

The rear gardens are enclosed and laid mainly to lawn with a gravel path. Timber garden shed and insulated timber office building 5.80m x 2.96m (19'0 x 9'8) with power and lighting.

The rear gardens have mature pine trees, flower and shrub borders and at the top of the garden is a chicken run and timber compost bins.

Next to the kitchen is a gravel area for seating.

The Annexe (Out Of The Blue) - Single storey property currently let out as a holiday cottage comprising hall, sitting room/dining room with patio doors with panoramic sea views, opening through into a shaker style kitchen.

Door from sitting room into bedroom with French doors leading out into a garden area and door into an en suite shower room. Outside is a gravelled area for parking and a lawned area for seating.

Shepherds Huts - Two shepherd's huts (Mr Blue Sky & Forget Me Not) with mature hedged borders for privacy. the grassed areas are used for parking with a gravel seating area with barbecue and chiminea plus room for additional tents for the customers if required.

4.86m x 2.15m (15'11 x 7'0) UPVC double glazed windows to side. Barrelled timber roof and timber walls and flooring. Built in cupboard. Kitchen area with stainless steel sink and built in ceramic hob. Microwave oven and fridge/freezer below.

Shower Rooms - 2.52m x 2.45m (8'2 x 8'0) white suite of close coupled WC, vanity unit with cupboards below. Walk-in double shower cubicle. Ceramic tiled floor and walls. Heated towel rail/radiator. UPVC double glazed frosted window to side. Wall mounted modern boiler.

The Campsite - Licenced as a Caravan Club and members of Camping & Caravan Club licensed site reference 203/146. The caravan and camp site is level and is divided with hedging for privacy.

There is a further camping field which is level and enclosed by hedging with one electric hook-up.

Guest Laundry Room - 2.27m x 1.68m (7.'5 x 5'6). Timber insulated building with automatic washing machine, double drier. Fridge freezer. Roll top work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below.

Toilet Block - Two white double shower cubicles with stainless steel showers. Two WCs with pedestal wash hand basins.

Next to the toilet block is a recycling centre and chemical disposal with Belfast sink unit.

Timber reception/shop 3.72m x 2.74m (12'1 x 8'11) with power and lighting.

Outside - At the far end of the site is a private garden area with workshop 13.10m x 5.32m (42'11 x 17'5) with up and over door.

Next to the workshop is a greenhouse and polytunnel as well as raised vegetable beds. To the rear of the garage is a former animal enclosure and vegetable patch including fruit cage.

At the top is an orchard with apple, cherry and pear trees.

Tenure - Freehold.

General Information - LOCAL AUTHORITY
Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151

Energy Performance Certificate - The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within Band XXXX.

Inventory - An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.

Business Rates - We refer you to the government website

Services - Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999

Stock - To be taken at valuation.

Superfast Broadband - For more information on whether the premises are capable of benefitting from the new high speed fibre-based broadband connection visit

Value Added Tax - All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

Finance - If you require advice regarding the Financing of a Business, at no initial cost, please contact us on the number below.

Contact Information - For further information or an appointment to view please contact either:-
Paul Collins on 01872 247029 or via email

PLANS: Plans and maps reproduced under Ordnance Survey Licence No LIG1179. Not to scale and for identification of the property only. They are not intended to show actual site boundaries and not guaranteed to be accurate.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] Any intending purchaser or tenant must satisfy him/herself by inspection or other wise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars; [c] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [d] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment through Miller Commercial.

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