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6 bedroom house for sale

St Kew, Wadebridge

Guide Price £625,000

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Properties of this type rarely become available in this idyllic unspoilt Cornish Parish providing an exceptional once in a lifetime opportunity.

The buildings around and including Hale Farmhouse, which are situated in an Area of Great Landscape Value, date from primarily the 18th and 19th century's and comprise of a traditional farmstead grouping of buildings around a courtyard which consist of the original farmhouse, Granary barn, horse engine house, linhay, milking parlour and animal shed. These buildings are traditionally constructed from brown elvan with Delabole rag slates and flooring slabs and have been restored by the present owners to award winning standards over the last twenty years. They are now all residential dwellings with The Carriagehouse used for high quality Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold award holiday accommodation. There are alternative uses of the The Carriagehouse for either extended family or dependant relatives to live in or for residential or holiday letting.

The late Sir John Betjeman, wrote of St Kew: A beautiful inland parish of sudden green hills, wooded valleys, old lanes to undisturbed hamlets, little manor houses and a grand church.

Hale is evident on historic and tithe maps and was owned by the Pencarrow Estate. St Kew is a conservation village and is regarded as one of the most historic and unspoiled parishes in Cornwall with 96 listed buildings and structures including a Grade 1 listed Church of St James the Great and a listed ford over the Amble. St Kew Primary School is a highly regarded and popular school within 0.75 mile of the property and Wadebridge School has an excellent reputation. There is a local bus to Truro College which has been graded 'Outstanding'.

Ideally situated to enjoy the Cornish lifestyle, the parish of St Kew is conveniently tucked away only 2 miles inland from the Cornish coast, and boasts the ever popular two hundred year old gastro pub, The St Kew Inn. Local amenities such as a convenience store, doctors surgery, post office, fuelling station, car repair garage, the Red Lion public house and a hairdressers can be found very close by at St Kew Highway.

The North Cornish Coastline is just two miles away and a short drive can see you in the heart of Port Isaac, a historic fishing port famed for its picturesque fishermans cottages and narrow streets. The village itself has been the stage for various film and television series, the most notable being ITVs Doc Martin starring Martin Clunes where its known as Port Wenn. The village is also famous for being the home to the successful shanty singing group The Fishermans Friends who are often found singing on the Platt during the summer weeks. Port Isaac is also the home of popular chef, Nathan Outlaw where he has two establishments holding three Michelin Stars.

Also within a few miles are the beautiful sandy beaches of Polzeath, Daymer Bay and Rock with their abundance of water sport activities, dramatic coastal walks and a vast array of bars and eateries.

Wadebridge is just five miles away and is a popular vibrant and busy town, recently voted one of the top places to live in the UK, by The Sunday Times. The town has much to offer including a wide range of quality independent shops and retailers, pubs, and restaurants. There are well equipped leisure facilities including a swimming pool, tennis courts, bowling green, two screen cinema, a library, three golf courses a short drive away, football & rugby grounds. Wadebridge benefits from its position along the popular Camel Trail, 18 miles of traffic free pathway running along the side of the Estuary to Padstow. There are excellent schooling opportunities in the area along with the popular community play park facilities. For three days each year the dedicated showground holds the Royal Cornwall Show which was first held back in 1793.

The historic farmhouse is a beautiful double fronted, Cornish stone built, south facing property offering well-proportioned living accommodation such as two reception rooms, with charming beamed ceilings and feature stone walls, as well as four first floor bedrooms, a family bathroom, ground floor study, an entrance/ utility porch and a kitchen.

The Carriagehouse is a separate two bedroom single storey barn conversion that has been tastefully converted with very attractive external detail such as Delabole slate roof and De Lank granite pillars. The internal space is light and airy and has lovely features such as vaulted & timber beamed ceilings, Delabole slate flooring and the glass walled open plan living room looks onto its own terrace. Just outside the converted barn is a lovely sheltered patio area. Currently used as a successful holiday let but has permission for full residential use.

Surrounded by farmland, the properties are set within 0.75 acres (approx.) of grounds including mature trees and boundaries with large lawned areas to the front, sides and rear of the property. The views from the gardens stretch across St Kew and the North Cornish countryside towards Bodmin Moor.

Mains water and electricity. Private & shared drainage. Oil fired central heating system in each property. BT telephone lines to each of the three properties.

Only those mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale. All others are available by separate negotiation.

Strictly by appointment with John Bray and Partners.

Hale Farmhouse EPC E. The Carriagehouse EPC D.

From Wadebridge follow the A39 to the north, turning off left immediately after the St. Kew Golf Club. Follow the road into and through St. Kew, passing the Church and pub. After the pub follow the road for approximately one mile and take the turning at the second junction on the left-hand side. Follow this lane for 600 yards and the entrance to Hale will be found on the left-hand side. The property is also marked by brown tourism signs as St. Kew Pottery.

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