Asking price


Winkleigh, Devon, EX19

Retail for sale

Retail, Shop, Other Business

Key Features

  • Long established cactus nursery
  • Located close to Winkleigh in Devon
  • Main road frontage ensures passing trade
  • A site of around 2 acres
  • Planning permission granted to build a 2 bedroom dwelling
  • Circa 6,872 sq ft of greenhouses plus Polytunnel
  • 2 Static caravans
  • Barn and storage shed
  • For sale as a going concern plus stock at valuation
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Tony Foster

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Property Description

Close to the popular village of Winkleigh fronting onto the main A3124 Torrington Road, just 20 minutes from Okehampton or 15 minutes from Whiddon Down Services on the A30.
Torrington is located around 10 miles to the North and the North Devon Coast about another 11 miles beyond. Therefore this nursery is easily accessible for customers.

Set back from the main road in around 2 acres of land, the premises have about 6,827 sq ft of greenhouse space and a polytunnel of about 936 sq ft. There are two static caravans on site but planning permission has been granted to erect a detached 2 bedroom dwelling which would be tied to the business and is to be used as a rural workers dwelling.
Plans are available at the agent’s office for inspection. Application Reference: 1/0244/2023/FUL via the Torridge District Council.
In addition is a portacabin office, an open fronted 5 bay barn and former pig sty which is now used for storage purposes.
The site has a parking area to the front and the main public greenhouse has a Calor gas hot air blower for heating. On the site is a water storage tank of 11,000 gallons. In all there are 12 greenhouses of various sizes including the display area, there is a total of around 6,827 sq ft under glass plus a 936 sq ft polytunnel.

This is a unique lifestyle business opportunity not to be missed!
A genuine retirement sale of this garden nursery specialising in the sale of cacti that has been on this site for around 16 years.
With about 4,500 varieties of Cactus and in the region of 200,000 plants grown and nurtured by the owner the business supplies customers from far and wide. With the active website being included within the sale, this business is now available as a going concern.
The owner will provide every assistance during the takeover period for a new owner.
Takings are in the region of £78,500 per annum and accounts can be made available to those seriously interested parties once an inspection has taken place and with the approval of the owner. Stock to be purchased at valuation.
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Key Information




Mains electricity, private drainage and 2 x calor gas tanks.


Strictly by appointment through the selling agents.

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