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Mill Park, Mill Lane, Nr Ilfracombe

Leisure for sale


£1,100,000 Guide price


A delightful Touring and Camping park on the North Devon Coast set in circa 25 acres
licensed for 155 Tents, Tourers or Dormobiles with a 4 bedroomed Apartment and Luxury owners lodge.


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Mill Park is situated in a sheltered wooded valley on the North Devon Coast close to the historic village of Berrynarbor and the popular Coastal town of Ilfracombe. Mill Park is an ideal family site being situated just moments from a number of beaches, and Watermouth Harbour which is ideal for day sailing, wind surfing, canoeing, kayaking etc. The nearby village of Berrynarbor is approximately a 5 minute walk from the Park and boast a quaint old country pub, village store and Post Office.

The surrounding coastline is amongst some of the most picturesque within the Region with the nearby town of Ilfracombe being accessible on foot via the nearby coastal path or is just a short drive from Mill Park. Ilfracombe boasts a selection of national and niche retailers, schooling for all ages, restaurants, day fishing boats, ferry to Lundy Island and attracts tourists year round.

The Property

Mill Park has been established for many years and has been in our clients tenure for approximately 7 years. During this time the site has undergone a continuing programme of investment and improvement which has included the addition of glamping pods, a new shower block in addition to an impressive owners/ managers Lodge which as with the rest of the site is covered by a 10 month occupancy Licence. The site is currently open from the 1st March to the 31st August inclusive.

The Business

Accounting information for the Year End December 2013 show a turnover of £139,852.37 producing a gross profit of £121,215.41. Full accounting information will be provided subsequent to a viewing appointment in the normal manner. Full details regarding our clients tariffs and site availability can be found via their website

The Accommodation Comprises

(All areas and dimensions are approximate)


Clubhouse/Amenity building this is sited on the entrance to the park and comprises a reception area, office, a well stocked shop with Off Licence. There is a bar situated within the building that trades throughout peak season plus a commercial kitchen and takeaway. Opposite the reception is a double garage currently utilised as a games room with petting corner beside.

First Floor

On the first floor is the apartment which is currently utilised for holiday letting purposes with a large open plan kitchen, lounge dining room, doors off to the principal bedroom having an en-suite bathroom with spa bath. Playroom/bathroom, 2 further double bedrooms (1 en-suite). Single bedroom and family bathroom. Within the building and with external access are ladies and gents ablutions with showers, wc’s and hand wash basins, a disabled access wc and the laundry with 2 commercial washing machines, 2 commercial grade tumble dryers and wash up area.

In addition to a room currently let to a Beauty Therapist. Beside the main building can be found a children’s play area with swing, slide, zip wire, picnic tables with a stream running beside which meanders through the site.

The Site

The site which extends to some 25 acres is laid out in 3 principal sections with the touring pitches being in 2 principal areas to either side of the main building with well laid out carriageway. To the lower end of the site is a fishing lake of approximately 1.25 acres which is well stocked with carp, roach, tench, bream and perch. The lake is open year round with individual fishing bays and attracts day fishermen from throughout the area. The site hosts a number of fishing competitions through the winter months which is a further source of income.

Glamping Pods

Our client has utilised an area beside the lake for glamping pods with 2 of the original design (cocoons) sleeping 4 with a newer larger pod on an elevated area of ground overlooking the lake with plans for 2 more this year. Immediately beside the fishing lake can be found a recently constructed ablutions block with ladies and gents shower rooms and wash up area. The day fisherman also utilise these facilities when on site. At the lower end of the site is a camping field which provides an additional 55 pitches and is subject to a 2 month Licence from the 1st of July to the 31st of August inclusive. .

Owners/managers Lodge

Circa 20m x 6m. A luxurious and superbly appointed lodge comprising in brief 4 double bedrooms (2 en-suite) underfloor heating, family bathroom, stunning open plan lounge, kitchen, diner with bi-fold doors giving access onto a large area of decking. The Lodge is situated just a few yards from the main reception and is screened by a timber fence with low maintenance gardens.

Local Authority

North Devon District Council
North Walk
EX31 1EA

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within Band C

Business Rates

We refer you to the valuation office website or call 0300-1234-171

Value Added Tax

All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.


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


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.


To be taken at valuation.

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] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [c] 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.

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