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5 bedroom house for sale

Helston Road, Germoe, Penzance, Cornwall

Under Offer £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Contemporary home with an establised business combining self-catering, glamping, touring caravans & camping.
  • Further opporunity to continue business growth started by current owners.
  • Located on the edge of the Cornish village of Germoe, halfway between Penzance and Helston.
  • Close to local tourist attractions at West Cornwall including St.Ives, Lands End & The Lizard Peninsula.
  • Established 40 years with current permission for up to 15 caravans/tents plus 9 electric hook ups.
  • Annual turnover in excess of 40,000 currnetly trading on average just 20 weeks of the year.
  • Modernised 4 bed home providing versatile accommodation with panoramic sea and coastal views.
  • First floor apartment with double bedroom, currently used as a holiday let but would revert to 2 bedrooms, bathroom & study.
  • Attached 1 double bedroom annexe used as holiday let with internal access to main house if required.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Business

The business is open May to September and has a limited season with further potential. The business has a gross turnover of £41,220 year ending April 2017.

The two shepherd’s huts are marketed as glamping via Classic Glamping and the camping & caravan site which is for 5 caravans and 10 tents is marketed by Pitchup.com 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 being 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.


Shepherds Huts

Two shepherd’s huts with an enclosed hedged area 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.


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 electrical hook-up.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 June 2017

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