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15 bedroom house for sale

St Kew, Wadebridge

Guide Price £1,750,000

Property Description

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* Beautiful rural setting.
* Additional income from successful letting properties with full residential use.
* In all about 3.66 acres.
* Five residential properties with a range of alternative uses for extended family, dependant relatives, letting, or creating one substantial family home.
* Further development potential (subject to planning).
* Additional income from Feed in Tariff for 6KW solar array and RHI for the air source heat pump.
* Green Oak Barn Pottery/artists studio with range of alternative business uses and potential for change of use subject to planning permission.

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 centuries 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. In addition there is a green oak pottery building which is currently used for the making and tuition of pottery. This building is capable of change of use to either holiday or other business use (subject to planning). 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 Orchard Barn, The Granary, Pottery Cottage and The Carriagehouse used for high quality Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold award holiday accommodation. There is much potential for further development and alternative uses of the aforementioned properties for either extended family or dependant relatives to live in or for residential or holiday letting or for incorporating into a substantial large house with additional income.

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 a Morso multi fuel stove, 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 most recent converted barn within the development, Orchard Barn is the current owners flagship eco-friendly cottage. Orchard Barn has been built with the environment and contemporary luxury in mind, helping to create boutique style holiday accommodation. This property enjoys underfloor heating, a Morso multi fuel stove, Delabole slate and oak flooring and there is an income from the renewable heat incentive for the air source heat pump. The barn is a single storey, contemporary detached property with large private South facing garden and stunning atrium window with bifold doors that open out onto the patio.

Attached to the farmhouse is this delightful two storey former granary that now provides very spacious and comfortable accommodation that includes a large first floor living room, designed to take advantage of the delightful south facing views, a large kitchen-diner and 4 bedrooms positioned between the two floors which are complimented by 2 bath/shower rooms. the ensuite shower room to the master ensuite on the first floor and a separate bathroom on the ground floor. Heated by oil fired central heating with new Grant combi boiler installed in April 2014. The wooden window frames and doors are hand made locally and double glazed throughout. Currently used as a successful holiday let but has permission for full residential use.

A light and airy single storey, detached stone built barn conversion, converted in 2005, with 2 ensuite double bedrooms and large open plan kitchen, dining living space with vaulted and timber beamed full height ceilings. This cottage has been designed in contemporary style and features include Delabole slate roof and floors, De Lank granite pillars and glazed French doors leading out into a private Mediterranean style courtyard and terraced garden. The wooden window frames and doors are hand made locally and double glazed throughout. Full oil fired central heating and heat exchange unit. The roof is fitted on the south elevation with a 6kw array of solar panels which provides electricity for use on site and an income from the Feed in Tariff.

Converted in 2005, 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, a Morso multi fuel stove, 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. Full oil fired central heating system and heat exchange unit.

This award winning Green Oak barn was constructed in 2005 and the Oak frame was hand crafted in Cornwall. It has a Delabole rag slate roof, cedar cladding and double glazed windows and doors. There is a toilet and washbasin and kitchen area to one side of the gallery, sales area and a mezzanine floor above. The building is currently used for the making and tuition of pottery but has a range of alternative business uses and the potential for change of use subject to planning. There is a large gravelled parking area outside the pottery for visitors.

Surrounded by farmland, the properties are Set within 3.66 acres of grounds which includes an area of woodland, mature trees, specimen planting and herbaceous borders, with large lawned areas to the front, sides and rear of the property. The views from the grounds stretch across St Kew and the North Cornish countryside towards Bodmin Moor.

Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. NB (The septic tank is shared on site but is one private drainage system for the whole site and is not shared with anyone else). Oil fired central heating in each property except for Orchard Barn which has a Mitsubishi air source heat pump to underfloor heating. Mains water NB There is also a private well, and electricity. BT telephone lines to each property.

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

Hale Farmhouse EPC E. Orchard Barn EPC C. The Granary EPC D. Pottery Cottage EPC D. 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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