4 bedroom semi-detached house for saleSt Kew, Wadebridge
* South-facing property, carefully renovated to retain the original layout and authentic features
* Four bedrooms, three reception rooms, kitchen, utility and front porch, large family bathroom'
* Beautiful rural setting surrounded by farmland but only a few miles to the popular sandy beaches and local amenities
* Large garden to the front and rear with ample off road parking
* Currently a main residence but could also make a successful holiday let
* All in approx. 151.5 sq m / 1,631 sq ft
The historic farmhouse, once part of Pencarrow Estate, is a beautiful double fronted, Cornish stone built, south facing property with many attractive original features such as slate floors throughout, with charming beamed ceilings, lime-plastered stone walls and fireplaces. Included in the well-proportioned living accommodation;
* a solid beech kitchen with Siemens oven, microwave, induction hob, fridge freezer and dishwasher
* two generous reception rooms,
* four first floor bedrooms and a family bathroom,
* ground floor study with the original cloam oven
* an entrance/utility porch and front porch
* both the sitting room and ground floor study have the additional benefit of Morso multi fuel stoves
* two original staircases leading to the light and airy landing with double aspect windows
* large lawned garden area to the front and rear of the property with established planting and hedging
* ample space for parking
* currently a very comfortable main residence but could also become a desirable holiday let
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 century's 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. 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 the Granary and Carriage House, Pottery Cottage and Orchard Barn used for high quality GTBS Gold award holiday accommodation.
Mains water, electricity, Oil fired central heating and currently has a BT telephone line. 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). Council Tax Band C.
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”.
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, doctor’s 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 and at nearby Port Isaac.
The North Cornish Coastline is just two miles away and a short drive can see you in the heart of Port Isaac, a historic and beautiful fishing village famed for being the stage for ITVs prime time TV series ‘Doc Martin’ starring Martin Clunes. The village is also the home of popular Michelin starred chef Nathan Outlaw.
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.
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