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215 acres, Tregeare Estate, Launceston, PL15, Cornwall
For Sale - Guide Price £4,500,000


  • Meticulously restored and extended Grade II Listed Palladian style principal house with guest wing
  • Self-contained 3 bedroom Staff Wing
  • Traditional Stable Block, Workshop, Greenhouse and Garden Store
  • Fabulous mature landscaped Gardens and Grounds including a large Lake
  • Grade II Listed two Bedroom Lodge
  • 85 Acres of Parkland
  • Detached 4 Bedroom Farmhouse together with a range of modern Farm Buildings
  • Barn Structure with development potential (subject to planning)
  • 130 Acres of Arable and Pasture Land
  • In all about 215 acres

A superb, highly private estate set in wonderfully unspoilt countryside.

Location

Facing south and overlooking its own gardens and parkland Tregeare sits surrounded by the beautiful unspoilt countryside of North Cornwall. Beach goers, surfers and sailors are spoilt for choice with fabulous sandy beaches and coves on both the north and south coast within easy reach. Nearby Launceston, known as the Gateway to Cornwall and once the ancient capital of the county, is an attractive town famed for its castle and its array of independent shops, delis, cafes and restaurants along with good schools, doctors and banks it caters amply for day to day needs. The area is well served with communications links with easy access to the A30 providing links to the M5 at Exeter, as well as southbound towards Bodmin and Truro. A mainline railway station can be found at Exeter, with daily, direct trains to London (just over 2 hours). International airports can be found at Newquay, Exeter and Bristol.

Description

Tregeare is an exceptional, private country estate centred around an elegant Grade II Listed Palladian style mansion surrounded by beautiful parkland and grounds with a breath taking approach over a long private drive. Set amidst the glorious unspoilt North Cornish countryside, Tregeare encapsulates all the elements of a traditional, mixed estate with further residential properties, a working farm, equestrian facilities together with considerable sporting potential. Tregeare comprises a total of 215 acres creating an estate of total privacy and seclusion. Rich in history, the first recorded owners were the Baron Family and the Grade II Listed Mansion is believed to have been built by Jasper Baron and completed in the 1790's. Numerous alterations and additions were undertaken in the mid to late C19 with an extensive rebuild after a fire in 1983. Today, following a meticulous renovation programme undertaken by the current owners under the supervision of English Heritage, Tregeare has retained a wealth of historical architectural features and is finished and appointed to an exceptional standard.

Tregeare House
The wooded private drive provides glimpses of the lake before opening to a sweeping gravelled parking and turning area beside the western wing of Tregeare House. Granite steps lead to the glazed front door beneath the grand pillared Portico. The front door opens to an elegant Morning Room/Reception Hall with a marble floor, ornate acanthus plasterwork cornice and ceiling rose and carved wood fireplace. Door through to impressive oak floored Staircase Hall with spectacular views south beneath a further pillared portico to the gardens and lake. A graceful staircase with an oak turned banister lit by a stain glassed stair-light leads to the first floor landing area. The Dining Room has a marble fireplace and ornate plasterwork cornice and ceiling rose. The Drawing Room is also fitted with oak flooring, a marble fireplace and French sash windows onto the kitchen terrace. Behind the staircase hall is the Butler's Pantry fitted with shelves and cupboards and a lift that serves the ground and first floor.

An inner hall leads through to the fabulous Kitchen/Breakfast Room, full of natural light with French doors to the south and north. The kitchen is fitted with bespoke cream units under granite work surfaces, a large central island, a four oven electric AGA, dishwasher, double sink and fridge/freezer. There is a door to the rear courtyard. Cloakroom with W.C and handbasin. The 'Bell Passage' displaying the old servants bells leads to the 'Snug' with flagstone floor and large brick fireplace with timber mantle. The Back Kitchen is fully fitted with wall and floor units, a double stainless steel sink and drainer, a gas hob and integrated double oven; Beyond this is the Laundry with Flagstone Floor, large Belfast sink and old Washing copper.

On the first floor, the main bedrooms radiate from an impressive galleried landing with a screen of fluted ionic columns. The principal bedroom suite comprising the main bedroom with dual aspect has an adjoining bathroom with marble surround bath and separate shower, double vanity marble sink units with impressive views over the parkland. There is a separate dressing room with fully fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom Two has equally stunning views across the park and an adjoining bathroom with marble surround bath and shower. On this floor there are two further En-suite double Bedrooms.

On the second floor there is a fifth double Bedroom, currently arranged as a twin with an en-suite.

The Belfry
A self-contained annex incorporated within the C19 north east two storey wing of the main house. Ideal for staff.

Guest Wing/Offices
Guest accommodation flows directly from the main house and is incorporated within the C19 north west two storey wing.

Stables
Conveniently located in the courtyard at the rear of the main house is a very attractive Grade II Listed C19 stable block complete with original partitions and cobble floor.

North Lodge
Situated at the end of the north drive this is an attractive Grade II Listed Lodge surrounded by its own gardens. Constructed of natural stone under a slate roof it has a kitchen, sitting room, cloakroom and conservatory on the ground floor and two bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor.

Home Farmhouse
Constructed of natural stone, Home Farm comprises a delightful, four bedroom property currently let on an AST.

Barons Court
The traditional buildings at Home farm have been converted to dwellings. The properties have been sold on Long Leases with the freehold being retained. The Estate manage the freehold, service charge etc.

Farm Buildings
A very useful and adaptable range of modern farm buildings.


Acreage: 215 Acres

Directions

From the A30 southbound, take exit signed Wadebridge/Camelford (A395/A39). At the roundabout, take the third exit back over the A30 following signs to Wadebridge and the A39. Take the first exit at the next roundabout onto the A395. Continue on the A395 for approx. 3.5 miles and take a right turn signed Tresmeer/Tregeare. After approximately 1.2 miles, turn right signed Tregeare. After half a mile, the gates to the property will be found on the right hand side.

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