4 bedroom farm house for saleST KEVERNE
Guide Price £780,000
- Character four bedroom period farmhouse
- Exceptional unspoilt valley setting
- 23.72 acres comprising seven fields, ideal for grazing, cropping and enjoying
- Woodland and stream side conservation area & wildlife habitat
- Range of single and two storey stone barns and outbuildings
- Studio barn apartment and privately sited, two bedroom static caravan
- Glorious valley views out to sea
- St Keverne 2 miles. Gillan Creek 3 miles, Helford 5 miles. Helston 12 miles
Nowadays, properties in natural and special locations like this one are very hard to find. One's nearest neighbour is about a third of a mile away and the thriving village of St Keverne just one mile, with it active community and good range of amenities including Primary School, village shop and post office, butcher, public house and bakery. There is also a health centre with dispensary and a residential home.
St Keverne Silver Band is famous and talented and the focus of several annual summer events such as the ox roast in early August. Clubs and societies include the WI, historical, gardening, bowling and pantomime to name a few.
Roskilly's Farm is about a mile from the village, providing gastronomic delights and family entertainment throughout the year.
Areas of surrounding countryside and coastline are spectacular and enchanting. The nearby Helford River, with its waterside pubs and tree lined creeks and tributaries, provides some of the loveliest day sailing waters imaginable.
The former market town of Helston is approximately twelve miles away and includes an extensive range of facilities including shops, schools, banks, pubs and restaurants, supermarkets and leisure facilities.
Further afield is Falmouth harbour town, approximately 18 miles and Truro cathedral city 21 miles. Newquay airport (approximately 28 miles) gives access and flies regularly to London, Exeter and Manchester.
THE PROPERTY Tredinnick Farm is a characterful and thoroughly appealing farmhouse with attractive rendered and natural exposed serpentine stone elevations, granite quoins and lintels under a recent slate roof. Over the last few years the house has been sympathetically renovated and restored to high standards, creating a very special home with great flexibility and extensive range of quality and varied outbuildings suitable for so many uses.
The farmhouse provides spacious family accommodation with four bedrooms, two reception rooms plus a lovely sociable family kitchen/breakfast room with AGA, opening into a glorious dining conservatory with views through the valley to Falmouth Bay in the distance.
For those perhaps requiring more space, planning permission has been granted under application PA15/07938 to enlarge the house with an inspired extension.
All is practical and workmanlike too, with family bathroom upstairs, shower room downstairs, a utility and an excellent adjacent 26' x 25' workshop/store.
The first floor of the two storey barn has been converted to provide a one bedroom studio apartment (with plans passed to expand - also under planning application number PA15/07938). This together with the two bedroom static caravan, in its own lovely private setting provide scope for added flexibility and providing letting income if desired.
The land is mainly bounded by good Cornish hedging, and contained within seven conveniently shaped pasture fields. It is mainly level or sloping with some steeper slopes running down to a river. A well water supply feeds the field troughs making it suitable for livestock or equestrian use. There is an attractive recently planted orchard/wooded area.
The land surrounds the farm and is contained within a ring fence with the property in all extending to 23.72 acres or thereabouts.
ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL (ALL MEASUREMENTS ARE APPROXIMATE)
UPVC double glazed door into...
CONSERVATORY 15' 10" x 10' 7" (4.83m x 3.23m) plus porch area with door to outside. UPVC double glazed room with mono-pitch polycarbonate roof, facing south overlooking the yard, outbuilding and countryside. Paved tile floor, window through to utility room. Wooden, panel effect and double glazed UPVC door to...
HALLWAY 15' x 7' (4.57m x 2.13m) Shelved utility and low level cupboard. Electric meter cupboard and trip switches. Radiator. Wide opening around to kitchen, utility and sun lounge. Step up into...
SITTING ROOM 21' 3" x 14' 4" (6.48m x 4.37m) A lovely room with large, lit inglenook fireplace and inset, raised Clear View stove, on a slate flagstone hearth. Windows to side and front together with glazed and panel effect door to front garden. Radiator. Painted panelling to one wall, shelved recesses. Painted beams. Telephone, TV and power points.
INNER LOBBY With turning staircase to first floor. Doorway to...
LIVING ROOM 22' 7" x 10' (6.88m x 3.05m) reducing to 9' 6" (2.9m) Windows to two aspects and glazed door through to sun lounge with lovely rural and sea views looking towards Falmouth Bay, St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula in the distance. Painted panelling to one wall, beamed ceiling, open cast iron and timber surround fire place with pictorial tile slip and slate hearth. Two radiators.
FARMHOUSE KITCHEN 15' 6" x 14' 7" (4.72m x 4.44m) Leading into the sun lounge and with lovely valley views through to Falmouth Bay, St Mawes and the Roseland.
A cream fitted kitchen incorporating a deep green electric AGA with old timber mantle and rail. Roll top work surface, one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Central heating thermostatic control. Multi-folding UPVC double glazed doors open into...
SUNROOM 16' 10" x 17' (5.13m x 5.18m) reducing to 10' 3" (3.12m) A superb room with solid base cavity block wall, UPVC double glazed windows and dual pitch roof with apex opening lights above, all overlooking the garden and valley with glorious outlook to Falmouth Bay, St Mawes and the Roseland in the far distance. Two radiators. Ceramic tile floor. French doors into the garden.
UTILITY ROOM 9' 8" x 8' (2.95m x 2.44m) reducing to 5' 10" (1.78m) into conservatory and porch, window to yard. Space for white goods. Built in shelved larder and utility cupboards. Door to...
SHOWER ROOM/WC White suite with walk in tiled, boiler fed shower cubicle, wash hand basin and button flush WC. Radiator. UPVC double glazed window to side.
FIRST FLOOR Turning stairs from the sitting room, passing a UPVC double glazed window with views to the valley.
LANDING A decent size with part old panelled wooden wall. Radiator. Access to loft space. Power points. Panelled doors to four bedrooms, bath/shower room and separate WC.
BEDROOM ONE 13' 8" x 8' 7" (4.17m x 2.62m) to front of built-in wardrobe and dressing table and 15' 3" (4.65m) into recess with window into farmyard.
Recessed window to front. Timber panelled wall. Radiator. Further walk-in wardrobe.
BEDROOM TWO 13' 8" x 10' 3" (4.17m x 3.12m) Window to front and side with view overlooking the garden to the valley and sea. Wooden panelled wall. Built-in wardrobe and cupboard space. Radiator. Power points.
BEDROOM THREE 11' 6" x 9' 10" (3.51m x 3m) UPVC double glazed window to side and rear overlooking the garden and valley towards the sea and coast. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR 10' 3" x 7' 9" (3.12m x 2.36m) Window seat to front. Radiator. Timber panelled wall.
BATH/ SHOWER ROOM 11' 3" x 8' 2" (3.43m x 2.49m) UPVC double glazed window to side looking towards valley and sea. Large bath with central shower and mixer tap. Walk in shower cubicle. Pedestal wash hand basin. Partial ceramic wall tiling. Louvre door airing cupboard. Radiator. Dimplex wall mounted towel radiator.
SEPERATE WC UPVC double glazed window.
YARD AND BUILDINGS Adjoining the rear of the house there is a ...
WORKSHOP/STORE 26' x 25' 2" (7.92m x 7.67m) Stone and concrete block construction with a steel profile sheeted roof and concrete floor, power and light, filtration system, pressure vessel and controls for the bore hole water supply. Shelves, roof lights, 'Worcester Greenstar II' central heating boiler and 'Santon Premium Plus' fully insulated hot water tank and controls, space and plumbing for washing machine and freezer.
To the side of the farmhouse there is a yard area with a range of traditional stone outbuildings comprising:
SINGLE STOREY BARN 38' 8" x 17' (11.79m x 5.18m) With quality serpentine and granite quoins, four windows with slate cills, the barn opens into an enclosed yard with concrete block walls.
'L' SHAPED BARN Comprising....
TWO STOREY SECTION 30' x 19' (9.14m x 5.79m) Of mainly stone construction with cob upper sections, attractive granite quoins and lintels. the first floor was renovated by the previous owners and has been updated by the current owners to provide.....
THE BARN An insulated, triple aspect open plan studio apartment with velux windows and comprising...
ENTRANCE Electric meter and trip switches. Door to...
LIVING/DINING ROOM & KITCHEN 20' 8" (6.3m ) reducing to 14' 8" (4.47m) x 14' (4.27m) with beamed, apex 13' high ceiling. Roof-lights and windows to three aspects. A clear view stove on a raised slate hearth. High level cupboard and eave store with ladder access.
KITCHEN AREA Basic and functional with stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Roll top work surface and curtained, open shelves. Space for fridge freezer and cooker. Ceiling spotlights.
BEDROOM 11' 8" x 6' 7" (3.56m x 2.01m) increasing to 8' 2" (2.49m) Window to valley view.
SHOWER ROOM/WC Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Walk-in tiled sower cubicle. Wall mounted heater. Shaver point/light.
SINGLE STOREY SECTION 30' x 19' 4" (9.14m x 5.89m) Stone and granite quoins, steel profile roof, single and double door access, concrete floor, power and water. Attached concrete block....
PUMP HOUSE 13' 8" x 9' (4.17m x 2.74m)
TRADITIONAL STONE LEAN-TO 19' x 6' 10" (5.79m x 2.08m)
There are a range of modern buildings comprising...
POLE FRAME BARN 36' x 21' (10.97m x 6.4m) With corrugated metal sheeted roof and earth floor.
FORMER SILAGE PIT 45' x 30' (13.72m x 9.14m) Ideal hard standing and parking area.
POLE FRAME BARN 27' x 20' (8.23m x 6.1m) Metal sheeted roof and sides, part concrete block walls.
'L' SHAPED SHED/STORE 50' x 45' (15.24m x 13.72m) overall Pole and concrete frame barn with earth back, part galvanised and asbestos sheeted roof, gravelled parking area to front.
With separate access off the entrance lane, before the yard area, there is a...
TWO BEDROOM STATIC CARAVAN 32' x 10' (9.75m x 3.05m) With lovely valley and sea views. the caravan is situated in an attractive enclosed garden area providing privacy and seclusion with decking and a parking area.
PLANNING APPLICATION PA15/07938 This application covers the following:
"Works to two dwellings including: Demolition of conservatory and erection of 2 storey extension to Tredinnick Farm House.
Demolition of garage roof and erection of first floor extension to dwelling known as The Barn"
THE LAND The pasture land is contained within seven fields and is in the main gently sloping with some steeper sections running down to a stream in the bottom of a wooden valley. The vendors have planted an orchard and woodland area near the stream providing an attractive wildlife habitat and conservation area.
The property's northern boundary fronts a stream. There a re several water troughs serving the fields making the land ideal for livestock/equestrian use or cropping etc. The property extends in total area to approximately 23.72 acres.
SERVICES Mains electricity. Private bore hole water supply. Private drainage system. A well water supply feeds some field troughs. The farm also owns a bank of solar panels which have been installed to provide solar generated electricity for the property.
LOCAL AUTHORITIES Cornwall Council, County Hall, Truro, Tel: 0300 1234 100
Western Power Distribution. Tel: 0845 6012989
South West Water, Exeter Tel: 0800 1691144
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY The sale will be subject to and with benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way as many exist. In particular a footpath crosses field OS 0240 and part of OS 1330 in a mainly east west direction from Tregarne Mill towards Tregaminion.
PLAN The plan shown is not to scale and is for the purpose of identification only. Although believed to be correct the accuracy of the plan is in no way guaranteed nor does it form part of the contract. In particular, there is a footpath crossing part of the land.
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