Village Road, Marldon, Paignton, Devon, TQ3
- Established and profitable holiday letting business in the centre of this South Hams village.
- Located in the centre of the village within walking distance of the village facilities.
- Period 3/4 bedroom farmhouse with original features such as beamed ceilings and an inglenook fireplace.
- Adjoining two storey annexe providing 2/3 bedrooms (Rated 4* by Visit Britain).
- 5 holiday letting cottages (All rated by Visit Britain as 4*) including Lily cottage with residential use.
- Secluded south facing private gardens to the rear with outdoor swimming pool.
- Gravel courtyard to front with parking for 8/9 vehicles.
- Gross turnover of £47,959 year ending March 2019.
The present owners have owned the business since 2016 and the property has only been in 3 ownerships over the last 55 years which has built up high levels of repeat and recommendation trade of approximately 20%. All of the cottages are rated by Visit Britain as 4*. Gross turnover of £47,959 year ending March 2019.
There is an online booking system on their website: ( which will be included in the sale of the business. The cottages are promoted via their own website coupled with internet advertising. In addition, they use the holiday letting agent Sykes Cottages to promote the cottages further.
Two of the cottages have residential use (Lily & Honeysuckle) which have the potential to be let out on winter lets on Assured Shorthold Tenancies at a rate of £600/750 pcm.
Trading information can be provided to bona fide purchasers.
Entrance porch with a slate tiled roof and quarry tiled floor leading to a solid part glazed entrance door into:-
Hall with quarry tiled floor. Stairs to first floor accommodation. Under stairs cupboard. Wooden glazed door into:-
Cloakroom with a white suite of close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Quarry tiled floor. Spotlights. Cupboard. Painted tongue and groove to walls and ceiling.
Sitting room 5.24m x 4.92m (17’1 x 16’1) accessed from hall. Sash window to side. Alcove with shelving. Stone inglenook fireplace with heavy beam over housing cast iron wood burning stove on a stone hearth. Wooden door into inner hall.
Dining room 4.85m x 4.79m (15’11 x 15’8) accessed from the hall. Sash window to front overlooking the courtyard. Stone fireplace with wooden lintel and stone hearth.
Inner hall accessed from the sitting room. Ceramic tiled floor. Painted tongue and groove to walls in part. French glazed door into sunroom. Wooden door into study. Doorway through into:-
Kitchen 6.73m x 3.05m (22’0 x 10’0) with modern oak wall and base cupboards. Roll top work surface with inset white ceramic 1½ bowl sink unit. Beamed ceiling. Painted tongue and groove with spotlights. Space for a Range cooker. Plumbing for dishwasher. UPVC double glazed window overlooking the gardens. Step up into the breakfast area with UPVC double glazed window to rear overlooking the gardens. Built in cupboard housing insulated factory hot water cylinder and boiler.
Study/utility room 4.06m x 3.06m (13’4 x 10’0) accessed from the inner hall. Window to rear overlooking the gardens. Window to side. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and venting for tumble dryer. Wooden electric metre cupboard.
Sunroom 4.14m x 2.28m (13’6 x 7’5) accessed from the inner hall. UPVC double glazed window to rear and sides overlooking the gardens. Wooden door leading out on to the rear gardens.
Landing with painted doors to rooms. Wooden lockable door linking into the annexe (Honeysuckle).
Bedroom 1 4.97m x 4.15m (16’4 x 13’7) accessed from the landing. Sash window to front overlooking the courtyard. Original built in wardrobes and drawers plus built in modern new wardrobes.
Bedroom 2 3.67m x 3.40m (12’0 x 11’1) accessed from landing. Sash window to front overlooking the courtyard.
Bedroom 3 5.72m x 3.10m (18’8 x 10’1) accessed from the landing. UPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the gardens and swimming pool. Wash hand basin and vanity unit with cupboard below. Window to side. Limited eave height in part. Range of built in wardrobes and shelving.
Bathroom accessed from the landing. Modern white suite of close coupled WC and wash hand basin in modern vanity unit. Bath with chrome mixer shower attachment. Separate ceramic tiled shower cubicle with chrome mixer power shower and glass and chrome door. Ceramic tiles to ceiling. Chrome heated towel rail radiator. UPVC double glazed frosted window to rear. Extractor fan.
Rear south facing gardens with gravel area for seating leading on to the communal gardens.
The Annexe (Honeysuckle Cottage)
Kitchen 2.99m x 2.88m (9’10 x 9’5) with modern shaker style wall and base cupboards. Roll top work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit. Dishwasher. Gas cooker.
Fridge/freezer in alcove. Stairs to first floor accommodation. Wooden pine part glazed stable door leading to the outside. Heavy wide original door and step into:-
Sitting room/dining room 4.81m x 3.51m (15’8 x 11’6) with sash window to front overlooking the courtyard. Polished flagstone floor. Feature fireplace with electric fire. Flat screen TV. Original iron work in the ceiling and walls. Painted stone walls.
Landing with wooden painted doors to rooms. Wooden lockable door interlinking into the farmhouse.
Bedroom 1 4.89m x 3.56m (16’0 x 11’7) accessed from the landing. Sash window to front overlooking the courtyard. White wash hand basin in built in vanity unit with cupboard below and dressing table.
Bedroom 2 4.84m x 4.15m (15’10 x 13’7) accessed from the landing. Sash window to front overlooking the courtyard. White wash hand basin in built in vanity unit with cupboard below and dressing table.
Cloakroom accessed from the landing. White suite of close coupled WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Heated towel rail radiator. Extractor fan.
Bathroom accessed from the landing. White suite of close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with chrome mixer shower over. UPVC double glazed frosted window to the rear. Heated towel rail radiator. Ceramic tiles to wall in part. Extractor fan.
To the rear of the property is a decking area with seating and stone steps leading out onto the communal rear gardens accessed via the stable doors in the kitchen.
All of the cottages are self-contained including a flat screen TV, DVD player, white bathroom suites and are electrically heated. Each kitchen is equipped with a range of modern wall and base cupboards, an electric cooker, a fridge/freezer and a microwave oven.
Sitting room/dining room 5.06m max x 4.51m (16’6 max x 14’8) accessed via UPVC double glazed French doors. Built in, walk in cupboard. Feature fireplace with living flame gas fire. UPVC double glazed window to side overlooking the courtyard and cottages.
Hall accessed from the sitting room. Access to roof void. Wooden doors to rooms.
Kitchen 4.10m x 1.97m (13’1 x 6’5) accessed from the hall. Modern kitchen of wall and base cupboards with roll top work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit. UPVC double glazed window to side overlooking the courtyard with countryside views. Cooker, fridge/freezer and automatic washing machine.
Bedroom 3.49m x 3.14m (11’5 x 10’3) with UPVC double glazed window to side overlooking the farmhouse and courtyard with countryside views.
Shower room accessed from the hall. White suite of close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle with chrome mixer shower and chrome and glass door. Tiled ceiling. Electric heated towel rail radiator and UPVC double glazed window to side. Built in wooden cupboard housing gas boiler.
Outside there is a front veranda overlooking the private south facing secluded cottage style gardens. Laid to gravel with stone steps leading down into a lawned area with mature flower beds and shrubs including Hydrangea, Fuchsia and box hedging. There is a stone path that leads into the communal gardens, outside swimming pool and lean-to greenhouse.
Two storey cottage providing a sitting/dining room, kitchen and 2 bedrooms at first floor level plus a shower room. (Sleeps 4).
Two storey cottage providing an open plan sitting/dining room and kitchen area. At first floor there are 2 bedrooms and a shower room. (Sleeps 4).
Two storey cottage providing a sitting/dining room and kitchen. At first floor there are 2 bedrooms and a shower room. (Sleeps 4).
Period two storey cottage with beamed ceiling. Cloackroom, open plan sitting/dining room and kitchen area. At first floor there is a bedroom with wash hand basin and shower cubicle. (Sleeps 2).
To the front of the property is a gravelled car park with allocated spaces for approximately 8/9 vehicles. Located off the gravel car parking area is a workshop 8.18m max x 4.90m (26’10 x 16’0) with concrete floor, lighting, power and an inspection pit. Accessed via wooden concertina doors.
Store 2.77m x 2.23m (9’0 x 7’4) with concrete floor and power. Adjoining the store is a laundry room 2.79m x 2.38m (9’1 x 8’0) with coin operated automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Guest freezer. Work surface.
The rear gardens are laid mainly to lawn and screened for privacy with mature trees and hedging. Within the rear gardens is a decking area for guests with garden furniture. Timber summerhouse. The rear gardens include an outdoor swimming pool which is surrounded by decking and seating with loungers. The pool is circular with a depth of 1.09m (3’6).
Village Road, Marldon, Paignton, Devon, TQ3
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Paignton Station2.2 miles
- Torquay Station2.4 miles
- Torre Station2.5 miles
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