Property for sale in Upper Corris, Machynlleth, Powys SY20

Offers in region of £150,000
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Property features

  • 0.4 acres site inc:
  • "Foodshack" mobile catering food business as going concern
  • 100 m deep Layby site
  • Unique Tourism Opportunity
  • Direct access to A487
  • Dolgellau/Machynlleth route
  • Area of Stunning Natural Beauty
  • Backdrop for cylists, bikers and ramblers.
  • Opportunity for commercial redevelopment.

Property description

Location! Location! In an of outstanding natural beauty near Cadair Idris a rare opportunity to acquire a prominently positioned 0.4 acre roadside site with wide 100m (330 ft2) road frontage to A487 which forms the location of "The Foodshack" a lucrative Mobile Catering Business popular with tourists and locals.
The site also provides residential/commercial development opportunities, subject to the necessary planning consent as all main services are available nearby.
The area being noted as fantastic backdrop for ramblers, cyclists and bikers, Tourism is prime in the area being the gateway to Snowdonia and North Wales. Local attractions include the neighbouring King Arthur's Labyrinth within the village, The Centre for Alternative Technology, and Dyfi Osprey Project with the vibrant market town of Machynlleth with Railway Station, some 6 miles and Dolgellau 11 miles


Corris is a popular location found 6 miles north of the historic town of Machynlleth, the ancient capital of Wales, and lies on the west bank of the river Dulas, which here forms the county boundary between Gwynedd/Merionethshire and Powys/Montgomeryshire, Powys being to the east of the river.
The Afon Deri runs through the village before joining the Dulas. The modern A487 trunk road was built by the quarry owners in the 1840s and bypasses the village.
The area is known for its natural history and for its industrial heritage. The nearby Corris Craft Centre showcases the work of local craftspeople. Several former slate mines penetrate the hillsides, and parts of what was once Braichgoch quarry can be visited on a tourist trip called "King Arthur's Labyrinth". The Centre for Alternative Technology lies two mies south of Corris.


From Machynlleth pass over the Dyfi Bridge and proceed on the A487 for 6 miles. At Corris on the main A470, continue past the War Memorial and Kings Arthur Labyrinth. The "Food Shack" is the next layby on your right.


The owners currently let out the Food shack business. The business is usually open from March until the end of October. It is tremendously popular with cyclists and tourists due to its outstanding position adjoining the A487 and size of the site affording extensive parking area caters for large groups of bikers who can stop safely altogether. The location affords tremendous opportunity and redevelopment as commercial site with its prominent location.

The Site

This 0.4 Acre site forms a tarmacadamed lay-by with grass verges, running along the A487 with curtilage to the highway.

100M2 Wide Tarred Site

To include a successful mobile catering business known as


Has 5 star food hygiene inspection and includes:
Hot water urn
Coffee machine
Hot water boiler for the sinks
Commercial microwave oven
1x larder fridge
1x cooker hood/extractor
4x stainless steel tables
1x commercial stainless steel sink
1x stainless steel sink for hand washing
LED lighting
2x ring mains
Walks and ceiling lined with white commercial grade lining
Commercial non slip flooring

Wooden Gazebo (1x 4m x 2m (3'3" x 13'1" x 6'7"))

With hipped canopy roof


Mains Electric and Water available adjacent

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