A rare opportunity to acquire a small Country Estate comprising a triple component hotel retreat set in 2.37 hectares (5.87 acres) of formal gardens and grounds in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, situated in an elevated position with amazing rural views. This idyllic property is located less than 5 miles to the coast, Lynton and Dunster and 15 miles from Barnstaple as well as the M5 junction 25 being only 23 miles away.
The property has until recently specialised in functions and adult parties as a private members club. Interest is anticipated from both the hospitality sector for continued use in its current format as well as builder developers who will see the potential for refurbishment or subdivision of the individual units for onward sale, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.
An imposing country residence built in the 19th Century providing extensive accommodation arranged over three floors with spa facilities and an outside heated swimming pool.
Entrance, reception hall with access to spa, saunas, jacuzzi, and steam room having changing room/shower facilities and storeroom, utility room, ladies and gentlemen’s’ W.C.s with disabled facilities. The main corridor gives access to a lounge bar with stock room, drawing room, dining room, conservatory, large commercial kitchen, pantry and store room.
Shower rooms with locker/toilet facilities, bedroom, main landing and a hallway that leads to ten entertainment rooms and three cloakroom W.C.s.
Landing, eight en-suite bedrooms and laundry store room.
A substantial detached courtyard-shaped building which overlooks the grounds, requiring updating. The Coach House would benefit from a re-configuration of its current accommodation.
Entrance, lounge, hallway, office, utility room/shower room, three bedrooms (one being en-suite), shower room and newly fitted kitchen/dining room.
Landing, large en-suite bedroom, four further bedrooms, two bathrooms, cloakroom W.C. and laundry storage room.
An attractive self-contained barn once used as a large function facility with the main hall having an attractive vaulted ceiling.
Meeting room, store room and boiler room.
Entrance hallway with ladies and gentlemen’s’ W.C.s (both with showers), large main hall, store room and games room with store.
Large workshop with double doors including Gardeners Cottage. (Not internally inspected.)
The gardens and grounds are landscaped and include an Italian style garden area whilst the main garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and rose beds with ornamental pond.
The property is accessed via a sweeping driveway and parking for several cars with a large overflow car park which has a separate access. There are two boiler rooms with exterior access.
Set within the rear garden is an exterior heated pool with a timber shed which includes male and female changing rooms.
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Local Planning Authority
Exmoor National Park Authority. Tel: 01398 323665. Website: exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk.
From Roadwater Village Hall take Mount Lane directly opposite and proceed for just under a mile until you reach a T junction. Turn left and after about two-thirds of a mile at the crossway turn left to Croydon Hall through the stone pillars indicated by a post box and a private road sign. After 265 yards opposite the property called The Gatehouse turn left into the main drive to Croydon Hall itself.
Freehold with Vacant Possession
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