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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Delabole, Cornwall, PL33

Sold STC £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 3 stone cottages
  • Range of outbuildings
  • Approx 22 acres of grounds
  • Windmill
  • Ground-source heat pump
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming farmhouse set in stunning private grounds of around 22.7 acres, with three additional holiday cottages and a range of outbuildings, enjoying wonderful south-facing valley views across the grounds. Sympathetically converted and serviced by a wind turbine and a ground-source heat pump.


Helland Barton lies to the south of Delabole in the pretty parish of St.Teath in a beautiful undulating valley and close to the breathtaking north Cornish coastline, where the Atlantic Ocean meets high cliffs. The contrast between the towering cliffs and sandy beaches is quite awe-inspiring and the area provides some of the best surfing in the British Isles.

The picturesque fishing village of Port Isaac, with its sandy harbour, is five miles to the south and the fashionable market town of Wadebridge sits beside the River Camel, less than ten miles to the south west.
Communications to this part of Cornwall are excellent, with the main A30 trunk road within 20 miles and the mainline railway station at Bodmin Parkway 17 miles to the south. There are daily flights to London and many other UK and seasonal European destinations from Cornwall Airport, near Mawgan Porth.

There are excellent golf courses at Camelford (Bowood), Polzeath (The Point) and Rock (St. Enodoc). Whilst the north Cornish coast is famous for its surfing beaches, excellent windsurfing and day sailing can also be enjoyed on the Camel Estuary, where a passenger ferry links Rock with Padstow, a foodie heaven with celebrated chefs including Paul Ainsworth and Rick Stein.



The first recorded mention of the homestead of Helland Barton
was in 1345, and it was owned by the farming Martyn family from the 17th Century until the middle of the 19th Century, when they emigrated to New Zealand. Around this time the farm consisted of approximately 400 acres and employed 19 labourers. For the next 100 years, Helland Barton was owned and farmed by the Muttons, a Cornish mining family whose descendants remain in North Cornwall.


• Beautifully converted grey stone former barn dating back to
around 1850
• Stunning south-facing countryside location
• Sympathetically finished throughout retaining many original
• Reverse level accommodation
• Charming drawing room with an attractive granite surround
• Large open-plan living space with hand-built farmhouse kitchen, vaulted ceiling and country views
• French doors from the kitchen lead out to a south-facing decked balcony, steps lead down to the lawned garden
• Master suite on the upper floor has the added benefit of separate bath and shower rooms (his and hers en suites).
• Snug living room on the ground floor with exposed beams
and centrally placed fireplace
• All downstairs bedroom accommodation enjoy views over
the gardens
• Double bedroom with en suite
• Two further double bedrooms sharing the use of a family
• Smaller fourth bedroom with a separate shower room
• Study
• Convenient downstairs boot room and utility
• Ground source heat pump

Holiday Cottages

• Three beautiful stone cottages
• Originally thought to have been built around 1840
• Situated around an attractive former farmyard, now laid to
• Each cottage has a private outside area
• Helland Barton Cottage has an open plan living area with
an open fireplace, separate kitchen, three bedrooms, an
upstairs bathroom and a wet room
• Mundens Cottage has a large reception room with a wood
burner and kitchen. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and
two bathrooms
• Goose Cottage has an open plan living area including a
kitchen area and two bedrooms upstairs with a bathroom

Gardens and Grounds

• Around 22.7 acres (including 12 acres of woodland)
• Large pond
• Orchard
• Wild flower meadow
• Woodland
• Three bay straw and machinery barn
• Stable block with two loose boxes, feed and tack room

Square Footage: 3,334 sq ft
Acreage: 22.7 Acres


Entering the village of Delabole from the Port Isaac direction, turn right about 50 yards before M+R Motors on to a tarmac track. Continue past the workshops for a quarter of a mile to an unmade track. Follow the right-hand track for a further quarter-mile, keeping right to Helland Barton Farm and Cottages. At the end of the track, approach the double wooden gates, which will open automatically.

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Added on Rightmove:
16 October 2016

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