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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Commonmoor, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome Listed farmhouse
  • Three delightful cottages
  • Caravan Club 5CL site
  • Close Siblyback Lake & Bodmin Moor
  • Stylish & beautifully presented
  • Various outbuildings
  • In all about 4 Acres

Full description

An attractive and beautifully presented holiday cottage complex close to Siblyback Lake with three cottages and Caravan Club Certified Location. Stylish Grade II Listed 4 bedroom farmhouse. Three delightful cottages. Caravan Club Location for five. Superb gardens & grounds. Substantial barn.

Situation - Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the southern slopes of Bodmin Moor, Hendrifton Farm is surrounded by a
picturesque rural landscape and is less than a mile from Siblyback Lake.
Siblyback Lake Water Park can either by accessed via road or a footpath and offers a wide range of water based activities from rowing boat hire through sailing, windsurfing and canoeing to the adrenaline filled sport of wakeboarding. Surrounding the lake are miles of walks together with a caf, cycle hire and The Segway Adventure.
Within approximately 11/2 miles is the national nature reserve of Golitha Falls, named after the cascades which see the River Fowey spectacularly drop 90 metres in altitude. Extending to some 18 hectares, this picturesque Site of Special Scientific Interest comprises a gorge lined with ancient oak woodland giving way to the River Fowey.
The scenic south coast is readily accessible whilst the surrounding countryside is amongst some of the most attractive in the County, scattered with an array of interesting historical sites including nearby King Donierts Stone, Trethevy Quoit and a number of medieval settlements.
Nearby villages have a range of local facilities whilst the market town of Liskeard is approximately 4 miles distant and for those seeking a greater variety of amenities; the city of Plymouth is around 25 miles.
Keen golfers can visit a number of local clubs including St. Mellion, a challenging course designed by Jack Nicklaus.

The Property - Hendrifton Farm is a delightful small holiday cottage complex that was purchased by the Vendors around five years ago and has subsequently been the subject of a comprehensive and sympathetic refurbishment programme. Offering to the market a stylish and extremely comfortable main home, this versatile property includes three converted cottages, each with full residential consent, together with a Certified Caravan and Camping Club Location.

The Main Farmhouse - Boasting an attractive partially slate hung facade, Hendrifton Farmhouse is an enchanting Grade II Listed character residence that has been comprehensively renovated to create a stunning family home. Benefitting from a ground floor wing, the property lends itself well to either a spacious single residence or perhaps having a bed and breakfast room or indeed even informal annexe accommodation for dependant relatives or similar.
The property is approached from the south-facing front garden to the charming Sitting Room, complete with open beamed ceiling and superb granite fireplace inset with a wood burning stove. Also facing out over the front lawn is the beautifully proportioned formal Dining Room, again full of character with slate flag floor and large original fireplace with clome oven and oil fired stove. To the rear of the dining room is the well-appointed Kitchen featuring a range of light timber fronted floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers surmounted with a Corian work surface. There are a range of integrated appliances including a filtered boiling water tap. From here, there is access to the rear Lobby with a door to the garden. The ground floor is completed with a Cloakroom, Family Room, Study and the aforementioned wing which includes a magnificent En-Suite Bedroom stylishly decorated and appointed throughout. To the first floor are found a further 3 Bedrooms, 2 of which benefit from En-Suite facilities together with a separate WC.

The Cottages - Converted from a range of traditional barns, the three cottages are well presented throughout having been significantly improved by the vendors to offer comfortable and well-appointed guest accommodation. Each has full residential planning consent thereby presenting significant versatility as to how they are occupied and used. They all have attractive exposed stone elevations together with dedicated sun terraces or garden areas.

April Cottage: - April Cottage is approached to a spacious open-plan Living Area with slate tiled floor, open beamed ceiling, wood burning stove and a range of Shaker style kitchen units. To the front is a double glazed Conservatory with the accommodation being completed on the first floor with 2 Bedrooms and a Shower Room.

Granary Cottage: - Granary Cottage is the central cottage and as the name suggests was converted from a former Granary Barn. Again the property retains a wealth of traditional details and is approached directly into the Sitting Room with wood-burning stove, oak
floor and exposed ceiling timbers. The Kitchen/Breakfast Room features a range of Shaker style units and from here the stairs rise to the first floor accommodation, the Master Bedroom having a high vaulted ceiling and En-Suite Bathroom. A further Bedroom is approached directly from the Master Bedroom.

Field View Cottage: - The end cottage of three, Field View Cottage is also part of the former Granary Barn and is approached to the Kitchen which is again appointed with a Shaker style range of units and enjoys countryside views to the side. The cosy Sitting Room also has views over the garden and immediate countryside whilst to the rear of this is the Bathroom complete with free-standing rolled
top bath. To the first floor is the twin Bedroom with high vaulted ceiling.

The Grounds - Hendrifton Farm is approached over a sweeping granite chipped driveway that sub-divides to give separate access to the Caravan Club Certified Location and the main farmstead. Culminating at a delightful courtyard there is ample parking for the cottages and main farmhouse.
To the front of the three cottages there are sun terraces and facing them over a walled lawned garden with Magnolia Tree is the farmhouse. To the rear of the cottages is a substantial Barn 44ft x 42ft which offers extremely useful storage and benefits from an independent right of way over adjoining land to give vehicular access, and to which power and water are connected. Close to this is the granite chipped sun terrace for Granary Cottage whilst Field View Cottage benefits from its own private lawned garden. Beyond this is a small dog exercising paddock with countryside views.
From the walled front garden of the house a gateway leads through to a further area of the grounds past two greenhouses to a lawned garden at the side of the farmhouse with a summerhouse (available by separate negotiation). From here a gate leads into the main garden of the farmhouse which is principally lawned with a range of mature flower and shrub borders enjoying views over the adjacent meadow. There is a polytunnel and summerhouse (available by separate negotiation).
The Caravan Club Certified Location includes 5 electrical hook-ups and benefits from a facilities building including ladies and gents WCs and a central shower. There is also a chemical disposal point and access to an adjacent meadow with mown walkways meandering throughout. Beyond here is a bank of solar panels.

The Business - Operated by a husband and wife team, Hendrifton Farm is a dog friendly destination that has steadily built upon its reputation and enjoys excellent levels of occupation and repeat business. Principally promoted through their own website,, the Vendors choose to only operate with 2 of the cottages thereby offering further scope to extend the business. Currently the warm welcome offered by the Vendors has resulted in excellent reviews on sites such as TripAdvisor.
The Caravan Club Certified Location is open from 1st April until the end of October and caters for members of The Caravan Club only with either touring caravans or motor homes.
Accounts for the business can be made available to interested parties after viewing.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Holiday Complex Department on 01392 680058 or through Stags Launceston office on
01566 774999.

Directions - The location can be approached either from the A30 or A38 and detailed instructions are available on Hendrifton Farm website

Services - Mains water and electricity supply. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating to main house. Electric heating to Field View Cottage and Granary Cottage. LPG gas central heating to April Cottage. Solar panels within paddock giving daytime use of electricity for the house and caravan site, as well as providing some income.

Outgoings - Farmhouse - Council Tax Band E. April Cottage - Council Tax Band A. Two holiday cottages have a Rateable Value of £4,800.

Local Authority - Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, TR1 3AY. Telephone 0300 123 4100.

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments etc are excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.
These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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