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4 bedroom farm for sale

Newmill, Near Penzance

Withdrawn from Market £770,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Quietly positioned stock farm
  • Super modern farmhouse
  • Good range of farm buildings
  • Excellent grass land
  • In all some 55 acres

Full description

An adaptable grass farm with superb countryside and sea views
Attractive well designed farmhouse (subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition) with four bedrooms (master en-suite) and two reception rooms.
Excellent range of modern farm buildings with ample concreted yards and productive pasture land including a further yard and buildings. In all some 55 acres. EPC C

Found in the heart of the Lands End peninsula, an area of outstanding natural beauty,  Boskednan House Farm is quietly set near the top of a gentle valley taking full advantage of the wonderful countryside views to Mounts Bay and beyond.  The nearest town is Penzance, an ancient harbour famous for its singing pirates and the castle topped island of St Michaels Mount. It also has a wide choice of shops, places to eat and much to see and do. Both the north and south coasts are within striking distance and showcase the spectacular ‘Poldark’ scenery, with small coves and mine workings along side the popular resort of St Ives renown for its art scene and the Tate Gallery.

Boskednan House Farm comprises a nicely positioned modern farmhouse, a conveniently located range of adaptable modern farm buildings with concreted yards and an excellent run of permanent pasture land. Further land and an off yard and buildings are available by separate negotiation.  Please note the property is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition.

LOT 1: The Farmhouse, Farm Buildings and some 55 acres 

The Farmhouse
Approached over a concrete drive, the farmhouse sits overlooking the yard, buildings and surrounding countryside to the Atlantic ocean and beyond. The property was constructed about 13 years ago and has attractive stone faced elevations under a pitched slated roof. It is traditionally arranged over two floors with the benefit of oil fired central heating and double glazing. The accommodation comprises;

Ground Floor
From the PORCH an ENTRANCE DOOR leads to the hallway and from here, stairs rise to first floor. Doors off to the SITTING ROOM which has far reaching views, fireplace with multi-fuel burner and the DINING ROOM, again with a wonderful vista. 

The KITCHEN has a range of fitted units with work surfaces over including a stainless steel sink and drainer and space for a range cooker with extractor hood over. A door leads through to the UTILITY ROOM with a small range of kitchen units, work surfaces over, space and plumbing for washing machine and further sink unit. Door to CLOAKROOM with WC and further door to STUDY. Door from here to GARAGE with light and power connected, concrete floor, with a pedestrian door to side and up and the over door at the front. 

First Floor
The first floor landing has doors off to a spacious MASTER BEDROOM with EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM and walk-in wardrobe. Three further good sized BEDROOMS (with one EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM) and a FAMILY BATHROOM. 

Outside The Farmhouse
The farmhouse is approached from the parish road via a concreted driveway leading to the yard on the right  hand side and a parking area on the left at the front of the garage. 

A path leads from here to the front entrance door and continues around the property giving access to level lawns with shrubs and flower beds borders. The gardens are enclosed within Cornish stone hedges and banks and there is an attractive smaller lawned garden situated just across the lane which again has a variety of shrubs and plants and is enclosed in timber post and rail fencing.

To the higher side of the lane is a STATIC CARAVAN which is used as ancillary accommodation.

The Farm Buildings
Located a short distance from the farmhouse, the farm buildings are cleverly arranged and easy to use. Set around a useful sized concreted yard with a dung ramp and independent access onto the adjoining parish road. They comprise;
1. Two COVERED YARDS - 18.27m x 15.23m (60' x 50') Steel clear-span portal frame construction with part concrete floors, timber boarded elevations under a corrugated fibre cement roof.
2. Enclosed concreted YARD with feed barriers
3. WORKSHOP - 16.76m x 6.10m (55’ x 20’) Steel frame construction, timber boarded elevations, corrugated fibre cement roof, concrete floor. Light and power connected. 
4. Open fronted LIVESTOCK BUILDING -  22.84m x 16.75m (75' x 55') plus lean-to 12.18m x 6.09m (40' x 20')
5. LIVESTOCK BUILDING - 18.29m x 9.14m (60’ x 50’). Three bay, mono-pitch steel frame with space board elevations and corrugated fibre cement roof. 
6. External LOAFING YARD. 
7. GENERAL PURPOSE BUILDING - 9.14m x 6.10m (30’ x 20’) Concrete block with space boarding elevations under a corrugated galvanised iron sheet roof. Adjoining  
8. Livestock HANDLING and RACE AREA. 

The Land 
Extending to some 54.85 acres (22.18 hectares) in all, the land at Boskednan House Farm lies principally to the south and east of the farmstead. Comprising level and gently sloping pasture, this productive run of ground is also capable of growing arable and root crops. Traditional granite stone hedges form the boundaries and access is from the farmstead and adjoining parish roads to the north east and south west of the farm. Located about ¼ mile away from the farm and on the outskirts of the hamlet of Carfury, is a yard area with the following buildings;
9. Four bay steel and timber frame HAY BARN about 60’ X 40’ 
10. Three bay open fronted steel framed COVERED YARD about 45’ x 40’ with timber dung boards, space boarding and corrugated fibre cement roof. 

A further field extending to some 4.10 acre (1.66 ha) is available by separate negotiation (Lot 2). This field is located to the south east of the farmstead, is mainly level with good access and parish road frontage on two boundaries,.

Important Information
Services - Mains electricity and water connected, private drainage and oil fired central heating to the Farmhouse. Mains water and electricity is connected to the main yard with mains water troughs in the fields.
Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Local Authority - Cornwall Council, Truro. Phone: 0300 123 4100. 
Energy Efficency Rating - Current rating C [70]
Planning Permission - The farmhouse is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition (AOC).
Valuation - The purchaser will be required to take over all silage, hay, straw, fodder, 
growing and standing crops at valuation to be prepared by Kivells and there will be no counter claim for dilapidations. Such valuations to be conducted in accordance with the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.
Farm Sale -  The vendor reserves the right to hold a Farm Sale on the farm before completion.
Boundaries - Any purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither vendor nor the vendor’s agents will be responsible for defining boundaries or the ownership thereof. Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any points on the particulars or plans or the interpretation of them, the question shall be referred to the vendor’s agents whose decision acting as the experts shall be final.
Easements, Wayleaves, Rights of Way - The land is offered for sale subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the Property Charges Register of the registered title. together with all public rights of way, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way, which cross the property. 
Common Rights - Boskednan House benefits from common land registered rights to graze 25 cattle, 5 horses and 10 pigs at Nine Maidens Common situated to the north west of the farm. 
Photographs: Taken January 2017
Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) - The land is registered for claiming on the Basic Payment Scheme and corresponding entitlements will be available as part of the purchase. Subject to the opening of Rural Payments Agency transfer windows the Vendor (and not Kivells as selling agents; unless specifically instructed in writing to do so) shall transfer the necessary entitlements commensurate with the eligible area of the Property and bear any necessary costs. The Vendor will make the necessary claim for the scheme year up to the 15th May claim date and shall be entitled to receive the full sum of money resultant from the claim they have made. If a sale of the Property takes place before the claim deadline and the entitlements are subsequently transferred, the Purchaser will be entitled to make their claim prior to the 15th May deadline and retain the money paid thereon by the Rural Payments Agency. There shall be no apportionment of the money claimed during any scheme year between the parties.

By appointment only. Please contact us on 01409 259547 or email
Farms & Land Department, Agri-Business Centre, Holsworthy, EX22 7FA.
We are open from at least 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays.

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