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5 bedroom detached house for sale

St Germans, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12

Guide Price £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Significant potential
  • Main house plus 4 barns
  • 3 barns with consent
  • 3 acres
  • In Need of Refurbishment
  • Truly Stunning Rural Views

Full description

A unique development opportunity of a farmstead with a range of traditional agricultural buildings with planning consent for development 3 acres 4 Barns (3 with consent) , in need of refurbishment, truly stunning rural views, EPC Band F.

Situation - Treskelly Farm lies about 0.5 miles south of Polbathic Village and occupies a very private yet accessible south facing position. The village of Polbathic stands on a tributary of the River Lynher and has a pub and village hall. The nearby village of St Germans has sought after village facilities including a main line railway station (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours), providing a very useful commuting link, community shop, primary school, doctors' surgery, church, public house and a sailing club.
St Germans is also home to the beautiful Port Eliot Estate with its fascinating parkland gardens and the house is now open to the public. A wide range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities are available at Saltash including a Waitrose store on its northern outskirts.
St Mellion International Golf Resort lies approximately 13 miles distant and the city of Plymouth lies within a relatively short commute and has an excellent shopping centre which is adjacent to the historic and beautiful waterfront areas of the Barbican and Hoe. Plymouth also has a ferry port with regular services to France and Northern Spain.
The wide expanses and beaches of Whitsand and Looe Bay are only a short drive away.

Description - A unique development opportunity of a farmstead with a range of traditional agricultural buildings with planning consent for residential development, offering huge potential. This unique opportunity consists of a beautiful and sizable farmhouse with beautiful views and a large detached barn offering further potential in addition three traditional agricultural barns with consent for conversion into dwellings. All set in around three acres.
The site has been cleared and the access roads are in place ready for the commencement of works.

Farmhouse - This traditional Cornish farmhouse was constructed in 1903 over two levels, situated in an elevated position with a southerly aspect and enjoys spectacular far reaching views over the rolling green Cornish countryside. Today Treskelly Farmhouse is in need of refurbishment but would create a significant family home. To the rear of the property is a sizable two storey traditional agricultural building with a multitude of potential uses, subject to the necessary consents.
The house was inhabited until recently and needs updating throughout. It enjoys all the proportions of a grand farmhouse of the turn of the century, with high ceilings and large and airy rooms, original features and character aplenty.
On the ground floor the accommodation includes: sitting room, drawing room, breakfast room, kitchen and utility. On the first floor there are 5 bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The accommodation extends to almost 3,000 square feet, in addition to a further 3,000 square feet of detached two storey barn, located to the north of the main house.

Planning Permission - Planning permission was granted in June 2016 for change of use and conversion of traditional agricultural buildings to 3 dwellings and 1 garage PA16/03463 A copy of the plans and planning consent are available for inspection at the Agent's Plymouth Office or online by using the following weblink:

Barn 1 - Permission granted for conversion into a 4 bedroom circa 180m2 unit set in around half an acre.

Barn 2 - The largest unit, permission has been granted for a 4 bedroom circa 200m2 unit set in grounds that extend to around half an acre

Barn 3 - A lovely unit with a superb position, enjoying the same far reaching views as the house and other barns, with permission for a 3 bedroom unit of150m2 set in half an acre.

Covenants - Certain covenants are to be imposed in order to benefit the property and the Vendors retained estate. These will include but not be limited to, a restriction on new buildings without the Vendors prior consent. The storage of caravans, scrap etc. & noisy uses are prohibited. The use of individual units/lots is limited to single private dwellinghouses (four if sold as a whole). The Vendor reserves the right to make future service connections. There are also various fencing obligations.

Tenure - Freehold.

Services - A new mains water supply pipe has recently been made available for each of the barns and farmhouse. Each property will need connecting to the mains by the purchaser. Electricity is supplied to the property. A telephone line is present at the property. The property currently has a septic tank. Purchasers will have to make their own investigations in regards to the condition of the services.

Viewing/Negotiations - Strictly by appointment through Stags' Plymouth Office: 01752 223933 or Email:

Directions - From the Trerulefoot roundabout, head towards Looe and Polbathic, on the A374. Ignore the right hand turn onto the A387 towards Looe. Shortly after this, turn left (hidden turn) and cross the river and climb the hill. Take the first left and turn left again and you will find the long driveway to the property.

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

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01 October 2017


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