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Small Wedding Venue With Glamping, Nr Looe, Cornwall, PL13

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Established and profitable wedding venue with two unique and luxury holiday cabins near the picturesque South East Cornwall coastline. 3/4-bedroom barn conversion, two luxury holiday letting units and an oak-framed building with two rooms, currently used for weddings. All set in 13.68 acres including gardens, pasture, woodland and a stream. For sale as a whole by private treaty.

The harbour town of Looe (6 miles) provides a secondary school, supermarket, dentist, shops, fish market, moorings and slipway for boating/sailing which is popular with tourists. Further amenities can be found at Liskeard (10.5 miles).

Plymouth is the commercial centre of the area (29 miles) and is accessed from the A38 via the Tamar Bridge or Torpoint ferry. The city provides a theatre, shopping centre, cinema and national aquarium.

Popular tourist attractions in the area include the fishing villages of Polperro (5.5 miles), Fowey (6 miles) and the sandy beaches of Talland and East Looe. The nearest beaches are Lantivet, Lansallos and Lantic Bay, a long stretch of unspoilt coastline owned by the National Trust and known locally as 'the smugglers coast'.

Attractions in the area include The Eden Project at St. Austell, The Lost Gardens of Heligan near Mevagissey, Lanhydrock House (National Trust) at Bodmin, Antony House (National Trust) at Torpoint and the Adrenalin Quarry near Liskeard. Mountain biking is available at Cardinham Woods near Bodmin.

The North Cornwall coastline is accessible at the popular harbour town of Padstow and at the surfing beaches of Polzeath and Constantine Bay plus the former fishing village of Port Isaac, made famous by the Doc Martin TV series.

The current owners started the business in 2018 and have designed and developed the grounds, venue and accommodation to focus on personalised, bespoke elopements and small weddings, licensed for up to 20 people. The turnover year ending April 2023 was £150,834.

The accommodation units are also used for holidays, and there is potential to add further self-catering accommodation to the site, subject to gaining the relevant consents.

The wedding business is advertised via their website plus Petite Weddings,,, and social media accounts with Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. In addition, the accommodation units are separately advertised via,,, Airbnb and

The current owners choose to host approximately 40 weddings a year, and offer bespoke packages including wedding planning, catering, flowers, photography and live music. There is scope, and demand, to increase the number of weddings if desired. There is a second ceremony location, nestled in the property's woodland which can be lit by candlelight for atmospheric evening ceremonies. Horse box catering wagon, set opposite The Studio providing catering for outside events.

The business is for sale due to retirement. Further trading information can be provided to bona fide purchasers.

Two storey barn conversion with uninterrupted views of the land and surrounding countryside. The ground floor accommodation comprises a large round kitchen, converted from an 18th century cidery, with steps leading down to a glazed oak-framed garden room with slate floor, living gas wood burning style stove and doors leading out to a contiguous slate patio area, ideal for outside dining.

From the kitchen, a doorway leads to an inner hall which gives access to the study/bedroom, utility room, wet-room and sitting room plus stairs to first floor. First floor landing providing access to three bedrooms (principal bedroom with en-suite shower room) and family bathroom with a Japanese soaking tub. To the rear of the property is an enclosed courtyard laid to gravel with a greenhouse.

Set away from the main house and wedding venue are the two bespoke cabins, used as both short-term holiday lets and accommodation for wedding parties, they have a high degree of privacy from each other.

Holiday letting unit 1
Detached glamping unit with vintage crafted interior sleeping two with an open plan sitting/dining and bedroom area with wood burning stove and separate shower room, all with underfloor heating. Outside there is a decking area with hot tub and chimnea with views over the surrounding countryside.

Holiday letting unit 2
Bespoke detached glamping unit sleeping two, designed to enjoy the night skies with a copper and zinc exterior with stained glass windows and wooden flooring. Sleeps two with an open plan sitting/dining/kitchen and bedroom area with separate shower room. Outside patio area with chimnea and hot tub overlooking the land.

'The Studio' is a flexible space, comprising an oak-framed building which is currently used for ceremonies and small events, featuring a handmade stained glass window from Cornwall, WC facilities and French doors leading out to a patio area with picturesque views down the valley. There is also a smaller adjoining room, currently being used as an art studio and gallery.

The property is set in 13.68 acres of pasture and woodland. A stream provides the boundary on one edge, leading to a natural confluence of streams surrounded by ferns and a bluebell wood provides a boundary on the other side. The property benefits from a wide variety of outside spaces including three circular lawned terraces and pastures where sheep currently graze. The current owners have thoughtfully designed the grounds, accommodation and The Studio to take full advantage of the views over the countryside.

There is scope for further development in various locations across the site, subject to gaining the relevant planning consents.

Outbuildings include a timber double garage with power and lighting used for storage. There is potential to rewild the site to be enjoyed by the guests.

The property is offered for sale by private treaty, inclusive of trade inventory to include furnishings, equipment, fixtures and fittings in relation to the business, excluding any personal items.

The freehold interest is being offered for sale with vacant possession available on completion.

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Small Wedding Venue With Glamping, Nr Looe, Cornwall, PL13


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Looe Station0.5 miles
  • Sandplace Station2.5 miles
  • Causeland Station3.8 miles


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