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19.63 acres, Sandown Road, Sandown, Hampshire
For Sale - Guide Price £2,755,000

DESCRIPTION A 20-acre development site with extant planning consent for 33 holiday lodges, 85 touring pitches, 60 camping pitches, 15 glamping pitches (with most of the groundworks and infrastructure complete) as well as four brand new, luxury lodges. 

HISTORY Cheverton Copse Holiday Park has been owned by the vendors for 19 years and a profitable business and has expanded significantly within this period. Cheverton is an award winning, family run site and benefits from 4-star status with The Holiday Park Association and 5-star status with Trip Advisor.

SITUATION Cheverton Copse Holiday Park is an award-winning family run park located in the southeast of the Isle of Wight near Sandown. It is signposted off the A3056 Newport to Sandown Road being some 2 miles from the seafront at Sandown and 9 miles from the island capital of Newport. The park overlooks farmland and adjoins Sandown Airfield (which has a grass runway and is only used by light planes for recreational use). It is conveniently situated for visiting the many popular resorts of the island, including Shanklin - 3 miles, Ventnor - 5 miles, Ryde - 9 miles and the boating centre of Cowes only 11 miles away. There are regular ferry links to the mainland located at Cowes, Yarmouth and Ryde. Local facilities are available in Shanklin 1.5 miles to the east. A Morrisons food store and Aldi food store are within 600m and a wide range of pubs and cafes only 5-10 minutes' drive away. Nearby places of interest include the famous Needles, Osborne House and Carisbrooke Castle, with local attractions which include Amazon World, Isle of Wight Zoo, Dinosaur Isle, Blackgang Chine and Robin Hill theme parks. Activities available in the area include horse riding, fishing and within a short distance of the park miles of sandy beaches and open countryside. 

DEVELOPMENT SITE WITH CONSENT In 2019, planning permission was granted a change of use of land to the north/east of the existing caravan park siting of 33 holiday lodges, 85 touring unit pitches, 60 camping pitches, 15 glamping pods, pitch and putt course, machinery store/workshop, new internal access road, landscaping, 2x amenity blocks, bunk barn/wardens accommodation and play barn.

The site benefits from newly installed mains services to each lodge/pitch, plus landscaping and infrastructure including internal roadways. There is also the advantage of mains drainage to most
of the site. At present, there are 4 luxury lodges that have been erected on site that each benefit from a parking area, and external garden area. Adjacent to the existing four lodges, there are 3 further concrete slab bases that have been installed. The four lodges are of varying layouts and sizes. Lodge 3 comprises:

• Utility Room

• Family Shower Room

• Double Bedroom

• Master Bedroom with En-Suite Dressing Room with En-Suite Bathroom

• Balcony/Decked Area with Hot Tub

• Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Living

• 2x Parking Bays per unit 


METHOD OF SALE Cheverton Copse Holiday Park is offered by sale by private treaty, as a whole or in two separate lots, with vacant possession on completion. The Vendors will not be accepting any offers on Lot 2 until Lot 1 has exchanged, should the lots sell separately. 

RIGHTS OF WAY Public footpaths 23, 22 and 28 cross the property. The footpaths are detailed within the Isle of Wight Council's Right of Way Map available from the agents. 

ACCESS Prior to the caravan site part of Lot 2 being in operation, the highway junction from the new access road (hatched orange on the sale plan) and the A3056 would need to be installed. This is a planning condition. 

SERVICES Cheverton Copse Development Site – Mains Electric, Water and Drainage. 16 AMP Electric hook-up points. LPG Bulk Tanks. The new site benefits from a newly installed electric substation with the capacity for 100 residential dwellings. 

TENURE, POSSESSION, LICENSES AND TENANCIES Cheverton Holiday Park (and the wider site) is freehold. A number of dwellings are occupied by employees and directors of the caravan park. There are licenses and tenancies pertaining to the property which can be made available to any interested party. Part of property is occupied leasehold. Further details can be made available from the selling agents. 

BUSINESS RATES Some of the buildings are rateable and further information is available
from the selling agents. 

VAT The freehold property is not elected for VAT 

SELLERS SOLICITORS Edward Fordyce of Tozers LLP – Exeter Office – Telephone 01392 667674 and Email 

PLANNING A list of planning history can be available by the selling agents. The planning approvals and history referred to throughout these sales particulars can also be checked by prospective purchasers via the planning portal or the local authorities website. 

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HEALTH AND SAFETY Given the potential hazards of the part of the site, which is typical of an undeveloped development site, we ask for your own personal safety to be very vigilant whilst visiting in order to avoid the risk of accident when making your inspection. All viewings and site visits must be organised with BCM and should always be accompanied by a member of BCM. 

COVENANT The land to the south/east of Lot 1 will include a covenant restricting any development at any time on this portion of land, and the land must be kept to a suitable standard as to protect the sense of arrival for Lot 2, once in operation. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Isle of Wight Council 


PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULES These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been checked and computed by BCM and the Purchaser (s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or miss-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof. 


FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All those items usually regarded as tenant's fixtures and fittings are specifically excluded from the sale. Further information is available from the selling agents. An inventory can be made available from the sole selling agents. 

VIEWINGS Viewings strictly by appointment with BCM or Sanderson Wetherall. 

SELLING AGENT BCM LLP – Isle of Wight Office – Telephone 01983 828805 & Sanderson Wetherall, Tiverton Office – Telephone 01884 462081. 


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