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WEIR QUAY BOATYARD, BERE ALSTON, YELVERTON, NEAR PLYMOUTH, DEVON

A traditional boatyard set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offering 75 swinging moorings on the River Tamar, with a slipway, berthing pontoon, workshop, indoor toilets and showers, boat storage and parking, a 3/4 bedroom house, just 6 miles from Plymouth Sound and in the centre of England's finest cruising waters has been listed with Luscombe Maye in the South Hams.

Weir Quay Boatyard is a traditional boatyard set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Site of Special Scientific Interest near Plymouth in Devon. Weir Quay offers 75 sheltered swinging moorings in the South West on the River Tamar - just 6 miles from Plymouth Sound and in the centre of England's finest cruising waters. With an experienced team of marine engineers and shipwrights Weir Quay is an ideal centre for marine services in the Plymouth area, whether repairing, renovating and re-fitting your yacht throughout the year. For many of their customers it is a second home - an unspoilt corner of rural Devon, with a colourful local community and plenty to see and do.

The yard lies about 7 miles south west of Tavistock, in an area known as the Bere Peninsula between the tidal estuaries of the Rivers Tavy and Tamar. It is also about 5 miles by boat downstream to the Hamoaze and Plymouth Sound.

The Boatyard is an established and professionally managed yard on a freehold site offering comprehensive services and facilities to its clients. Tenders can be stored and launched from the YARD SLIPWAY. The BERTHING PONTOON is accessible for two thirds of all tides for provisioning and boarding. Recently installed in 2019, the pontoon also has power and water available. During summer, the yard provides ample parking area for customers and visitors. In winter, this area can accommodate up to 60 vessels.

The main operational building is located adjacent to the parking area and provides space for the fully equipped MAIN OFFICE and adjacent CHANDLERY and SHOP. Here you can find extensive ships’ provisions, gear and equipment. Underneath this area is a large WORKSHOP with a yard office, a store room and a staff kitchen.

Found adjacent to the main office and chandlery, THE HOUSE has outstanding views from all the main rooms, across the boatyard to the River beyond. The current owners have recently secured permission for the property to be used for holiday lets or as owner’s accommodation.   With a spacious sitting/dining/kitchen area with terrace overlooking the boatyard and the river, together with a large further reception room/games room with wood burning stove, there are a total of 3 bedrooms, en-suite bathroom and a shower room. However, the house links into the chandlery area, which could be converted into a 4th bedroom. In the basement area, there is a laundry room and a storage room.

THE BARN is located in the eastern corner of the site and comprises a substantial building of c.1282 square foot, providing valuable indoor workspace year-round for major boat repairs and renovation. The SHOWER BLOCK adjoins the Barn and provides separate mens and ladies showers and w.c. facilities with a customer lobby with coffee.

HARDWARE ITEMS included in the sale will be boat handling equipment including a 20 ton hydraulic hoist, 10 ton crane and two tractors. There is also a selection of work boats and all the ancillary equipment and tools necessary for the running of the business.

The Boatyard also currently offers comprehensive services with an excellent team of marine tradesmen employed full-time and year-round.   Marine engineers can offer fitting and servicing of all makes of engine, take care of marine electrics, installation and servicing of all marine plumbing systems and outboard servicing.

For customers, the yard also provides car parking, outboard and tender storage, pressure washing, rigging inspections, gas safety checks, diesel sales, waste disposal, wi-fi internet, night security and boat checks.

There is also an in-house Brokerage Service, with all boats listed owned by customers giving an individual and personal approach with unique knowledge of the vessels.

The business is a turnkey opportunity that has been run successfully on the site for in excess of 40 years and has built up a loyal customer base that has grown with the business. Further expansion of the business can be achieved by development of the unique tourism attributes that the yard and the surrounding area offers or simply slip into an idyllic lifestyle by the water!

Price £1,250,000

For further information, please contact the Salcombe Waterside Office of Luscombe Maye on 01548 845090 or Newton Ferrers Waterside Office on 01752 973916 or email salcombe@luscombemaye.com or newtonferrers@luscombemaye.com