FOR SALE - Located in East Cornwall, a steel frame portal barn with potential (STP), yard and 75 acres.

Stags Farm Agency

West Country

Stags Launceston office have recently been instructed to sell this versatile open fronted steel frame portal barn, yard and block of 75 acres of ring fenced pasture/arable land.

The barn and land form part of Colvase Farm at Widegates near Looe which is also for sale as a whole. Accessed by a track is a self-contained block of mainly pastureland. The fields are generally well fenced, and watered. The land is free draining, reasonably level (apart from a couple of more sloping fields) and laid out in large ploughable fields. There is a useful area of hardstanding and the open fronted steel frame portal barn, which may have potential under Class Q Permitted Development Rights for conversion to a dwelling (STP).
The guide price is £575,000. For further information telephone 01566 774999 or visit


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