Zealands Field and Zealands Corner - BANTHAM

POA SOLD

Kingsbridge Office: 01548 852352

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The small coastal and riverside village of Bantham is one of the most sought after locations in South Devon and it is very rare that an opportunity arises to purchase property in this area of such outstanding natural beauty that offers unspoilt scenery.

On the privately owned ‘Ham’ with the very popular sandy surfing beach and mouth of the River Avon is a field of 4.94 acres gently sloping to the south with three seasonal and one residential licence ‘to use land for sites for caravans’. In addition there is a detached bungalow residence on a site of .22 of an acre with a seasonal occupation restriction applying.

The freehold bungalow and freehold licensed sites are offered for sale each with an area of field, OS No. 6367, by tender with offers to be submitted for the whole or individual lots. The licences were granted on 24th February 1961 “to use land as site for caravans”. By definition being “only genuine trailer caravans specially built for use as caravans and self propelled caravans in full mechanical order specifically designed for the purpose shall be allowed on the site”.

Tenure: Freehold

Post Code: TQ7 3AN

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Lot 1 - Zealands Corner

A detached bungalow of stone, block cavity and timber construction under a felted roof. Occupation is permitted between 15th March and 31st October each year. The accommodation with PVCu double glazed doors and windows comprises:

Living Room

14'0" x 14'9"   |   4.29 x 4.5

with french doors opening to the garden, woodburner (not known to be fully functioning), wall and ceiling lighting, stone walling and floor features.

Kitchen

8'3" x 7'3"   |   2.53 x 2.22

with a working surface, tiled surrounds, inset single drainer sink top, electric water heater, cupboards and drawers under, wall cupboards, fitted ceramic hob, extractor, space for fridge/freezer, stone floor, velux window.

Bedroom

9'3" x 8'2"   |   2.83 x 2.49

with PVCu double glazed door to garden, meter cupboard, stone floor.

Approached from the outside:

Bunk Room

9'1" x 7'4"   |   2.77 x 2.26

with three built in bunks, wall cupboards.

Shower Room

with a white suite comprising glazed cubicle having a Mira shower, pedestal basin and WC. Electric water heater, electric towel rail, fully tiled.

Outside

A gate opens from the private ‘Bantham Estate’ road leading into the garden with decked terrace beside the bungalow open to the sun through the day. The garden is laid to grass with mature shrubs and hedges. At the far end of the garden is a Timber Chalet (in poor condition) with light and power point.

Adjoining is a Timber Shed, with WC and hand basin having an electric water heater.

To the south of the garden is an area of field into which there is the benefit of a vehicular right of way over a track five metres wide along the western boundary of Lot 2 from the access gate off the Bantham Estate road.

SERVICES Main electricity and water. Private drainage.

COUNCIL TAX Currently Business Rated. Rateable Value £2,000. 2015/16 payable £960.00

Lot 2

Licensed site for one residential caravan in an established garden occupying the north eastern corner and the area of field to the south. Lots 1, 3, 4 & 5 have the benefit of a vehicular right of way over the land five metres wide (referred to as the ‘track’) along the western boundary of this area of field from the access gate off the Bantham Estate road. A caravan on the site, not included in the sale, occupied on a yearly tenancy dated 29/9/2000 at a rental of £250 per annum subject to six months notice. It is the intention of the tenant to continue to occupy the site as a principle residence.

Lot 3

Licensed site for two holiday caravans in the south eastern corner and the area of field to the north. Occupation is permitted between 15th March and 31st October each year. There is the benefit of a vehicular right of way over a track five metres wide along the western boundary of lot 2 from the access gate off the Bantham Estate road.

Lot 4

Licensed site for one holiday caravan in the south western corner and the area of field to the north. Occupation is permitted between 15th March and 31st October each year. There is the benefit of a vehicular right of way over a track five metres wide along the western boundary of lot 2 from the access gate off the Bantham Estate road.

Lot 5

Licensed site for one holiday caravan in the north western corner and the area of field to the north. Occupation is permitted between 15th March and 31st October each year. There is the benefit of a vehicular right of way over a track five metres wide along the western boundary of lot 2 from the access gate off the Bantham Estate road. Mains electric and water available.

Directions

From Bantham Cross roundabout on the A379 between Kingsbridge and Aveton Gifford take the exit to Bantham and continue for 2 ½ miles. On entering the village continue down the hill passing the shop on the right and Sloop Inn on the left. At the end of the road is a gate. This is the point of entry to the private road of the Bantham estate continuing to car parking and beach. There is a charge for vehicular entry at the gate, pedestrian access is free of charge. The Owners and Agents of Zealands Field and Zealands Corner have the benefit of a vehicular right of way access to the field gate.

Services

Mains electricity and water are connected to the caravan on Lot 2. Main electricity and water supply connections will be available nearby subject to application for Lots 3, 4 & 5. Private drainage would be subject to an application to South Hams District Council planning and the Environmental agency.