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Jo White (April 2016)
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Freehold Price: £999,000 Price Reduced
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Business Description
A multi awarding winning quad bike activity centre for sale in Devon. Successfully owner operated since 1986 from this large, freehold rural estate, adjacent to the M5 motorway. Comprising of extensive all-terrain quad bike circuit with large covered reception areas, 100+ car park, many outbuildings for the storage and maintenance of machinery, catering and retail outlets coupled with stunning spacious 4 bed timber owners accommodation all set in 9 acres, in total, of mature landscape. Planning has also been granted for further expansion.

Situated off the B3181 which runs parallel and visible to the M5 Motorway. This is ideally situated on the outskirts of Exeter taking advantage of the high influx of tourists travelling to the South West with the benefit of Exeter being the most profitable and desirable location within the UK. Conveniently located with good arterial road links to all parts of the South West and main train lines linking Paddington.

Successfully owner operated with a well established, highly trained team of staff who have nurtured this business over many years to become an awarding winning activities centre as seen today. Recognised throughout the South West as one of the main quality tourist attractions and enjoying a fine reputation by both visitors and locals alike. The business offers spacious and well lit retail premises for a wide selection of new and used quad bikes and all accessories and spare parts. In addition there is a prominent, fully fitted catering facility. These premises offer an attractive furnished coffee shop and restaurant for the convenience of the customers. This is also ideal for hospitality purposes for corporate events throughout the year. We the agents feel there is tremendous scope to expand on the existing business by increased marketing, website presence or even taking advantage of the existing planning permission to extend the site to accommodate large conference and banquet facilities. Viewings strictly through the agents, Ware Commercial after which accounts will be made available.

The whole site without exception is presented and equipped to a very high standard with all grounds being presented immaculately.

Entrance in through large secure gates into very large splayed tarmacked car park which could accommodate 100 + vehicles. The whole quad bike park is covered by a sophisticated CCTV system.

14.5m x 4.11m
This a is a large covered structure with plenty of storage, seating and stores for safety equipment for the customers, two large viewing windows 3.7 metres each overlooking the site, office reception desk and a further 6 large garden benches for catering

1.96m x 1.55m


3.20m x 3.35m
This is a self-contained wood built building for the purpose of printing of and selling pictures of the visiting public when riding the quad bike circuit.

2.25M X 2M
Under cover visitors viewing area is just off the car park and benefits from unrivalled views of the circuit.

Retail, catering and managers apartment
17.6m x 12.60m

This is subdivided into :

14.75 x 7.65m
This is a lovely area with vaulted ceiling and two large 4.5 widows overlooking the quad bike site. Professionally shop fitted for retailing of quad bikes, equipment and accessories together with a well-equipped catering area supplying refreshments to the visitors and corporate events.

5.45m x 2.97m
Large secure store with window into retailing area and door to side


This is a one bedroom well equipped flat which the onsite manager occupies.

17.60m x 12.60m
This area has been subdivided into three specific areas:

7.25m x 3.15m
Occupied by the main lawn tractor and an array of strimmer’s, lawn mowers, chain saws, full array of hand tool and up and over doors

13.47m x 7.25m
This is a well equipped and furnished maintenance facility. All machinery is presented to a high standard with the Quad Bikes only recently been rebuilt. To the rear of the building is a mezzanine area.

7.23m x 4 48m
This area is well equipped with all the latest machine, tool, ramps and equipment spare parts bay which enable both small and large machinery for the business to be operational at all time. The mezzanine flooring acts as further storage.

13.38m x 4.66m
This area easily stores all the bikes and enables further expansion to take place.

Sitting in approximately 1/3 of an acre is a recently completed trial bike obstacle course which could benefit from further marketing exposure.
An original 4 bedroom log cabin brought over from Canada and installed to a high specification with a wraparound terrace, large car port, timber store and mature landscaped gardens to all sides.

Entrance in through large door into:

Kitchen/diner /lounge
7.01m x 5.88m
Open plan area with feature cylindrical log burner, vaulted ceiling, well equipped kitchen, 2 x French doors, and windows to three sides making this very bright and airy.

Inner hallway and doors to

Bedroom 1
3.04m x 2.35m
Window to side (currently being used as an office)

Bedroom 2
3.5m x 2.4m
Window to side

Bedroom 3
4.24m x 3.33m
French Doors to front and dual aspect windows
En-suite with toilet, basin, bidet and window to rear.

Walk-in wardrobe
2.39m x 2.12m
Worcester oil fired boiler, plenty of clothes hanging and storage space. Window to front

Bedroom 4
4.26m x 2.38m
With French doors and window to front.

Family Bathroom
With corner shower, bath, low level WC, basin and window to side

Large two vehicle car port, log store, vegetable garden and mature landscaped gardens to all sides
The owners accommodation benefits from an oil fired central heating system and the site as a whole has its own bore hole and private sewage treatment plant which has proved very cost effective.

The site has its own bore hole, providing water, private sewage treatment plant with its own private drainage and oil fired central heating. Mains electricity is connected. However, no testing of these services have been undertaken by the Agents Ware Commercial

There is existing permission to extend the conference and banquet facilities. This was agreed as part of the original restaurant plans and they can be seen at a successful viewing.
Please make your own enquiries on the local valuation website (VOA) at

£1,550,000 Freehold

All viewings are to be by appointment through Ware Commercial
Tel: 01803 328880
Tenure: Freehold

Listed by: Ware Commercial
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