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43 acres, Nr Launceston, Cornwall
For Sale - £1,450,000

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  • Period Grade II Listed 5 Bedroom Farmhouse
  • 5 Traditional Residential Cottages
  • 2 Bedroom Static Home set in its own gardens
  • General Purpose Buildings
  • Stone-built Stores, Garage and Open-fronted Barn
  • Traditional Barns with potential
  • 43 Acres of Pasture and Amenity Woodland
  • 2 Lakes
  • Sporting and Leisure potential with a farm café

This impressive country property is quietly located within the desirable parish of Boyton. The historic Cornish town of Launceston, approximately 7 miles to the south, provides a wide variety of domestic, commercial and leisure amenities. Holsworthy lies approximately 12 miles to the north and the well-known Victorian seaside and surfing resort of Bude lies approximately 11 miles to the northwest. The main A30, accessed at Launceston, provides valuable links to other towns, villages and places of interest, including the capital cathedral city of Truro, Bodmin, Plymouth, the city of Exeter and the surfing resort of Newquay.

Road - The A30 at Launceston provides easy access to Exeter and the M5.
Rail - Regular intercity services operate from Exeter to London.
Sea - Ferry services operate from Plymouth to northern France and northern Spain.
Air - Exeter & Bristol International Airport provides daily flights to many domestic and a continental destinations.

Water - Sailing is available at Siblyback and Roadford Lakes, Padstow & Fowey. There are delightful beaches on the North Cornish coast including Widemouth Bay, Trebarwith, Polzeath, Harlyn Bay and Constantine Bay.
Horse Riding & Walking - Horse riding is accessible via bridleways and country lanes in the area. The South West Coastal Path also offers scenic walking and further walking and riding are available on the picturesque Bodmin Moor.
Golf - Golf courses can be found at Bude, Launceston, Trethorne at Kennards House, and St Mellion.

The characterful and well-presented 5 bedroom house is an impressive Grade II listed country residence, which is believed to have been constructed in the 1590's by Richard Loveys of Ogbeare Hall, North Tamerton, where the family resided for the next three generations. Located in a fine southerly position overlooking a mature garden and is set away from the cottages and outbuildings and is approached by a separate entrance.


The Farmhouse

Entrance Hall:
Staircase to first floor.

Dining Room: 6.81m x 5.10m (22'4 x 16'9)
Two inset windows with seats overlooking front garden, open fireplace with granite lintel and pillars with slate hearth with multi-fuel stove, oak flooring, wooden panelling.

Sitting Room: 5.37m x 4.71m (17'7 x 15'5)
Window to the front elevation enjoying views over the garden, wooden panelling & flooring, fireplace with granite and wood surround, slate hearth and multi-fuel stove.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 7.11m x 5.31m (23'4 x 17'5)
Exposed timber beams, slate flagstone floor, two recessed windows with deep sills overlooking rear garden, a range of fitted base units under polished granite worksurfaces, large fireplace housing Aga with wood mantel over and feature cloam oven.

Kitchen: 4.85m x 2.39m (15'11 x 7'10)
Fitted kitchen, Butlers sink, window to the side elevation with outlook over garden.

Conservatory: 5.25m x 4.00m (17'3 x 13'1)
Slate floor and part-glazed French doors to patio area.

Rear Entrance Hall:
slate flagstone floor and exposed timber beams.

Porch/Boot Room:
Slate flagstone floor, window and stable door to the rear elevation.

Study: 3.25m x 1.99m (10'8 x 6'6)
Recessed window to the side elevation with deep slate sill, exposed timber beams, slate flagstone floor.

Utility Room: 3.28m x 2.75m (10'9 x 9'0)
Feature fireplace and exposed timber beams.

Laundry Room/Store: 3.59m x 3.32m (11'9 x 10'11)
Window to the rear elevation, fitted base units and built-in storage

Window to the rear elevation with slate sill and seat and exposed timber beam.


Deep recessed window to the rear elevation, corridor serving all rooms.

Master Bedroom: 6.19m x 5.05m (20'4 x 16'7)
Large recessed window to the front elevation with deep wooden sill enjoying spectacular views, two built-in wardrobes, cast-iron inglenook fireplace (not in use).

En-Suite Shower Room:

Bedroom 2: 4.38m x 3.78m (14'4 x 12'5)
Recessed window with deep wooden sill to the front elevation enjoying countryside views, built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 3: 4.42m x 3.65m (14'6 x 12'0)
Recessed window with deep wooden sill to the front elevation enjoying countryside views.

Bedroom 4: 4.24m x 3.28m (13'11 x 10'9)
Window to the front elevation with seat and fireplace (not in use)

Family Bathroom:
Window with deep sill window seat to the front elevation with countryside views, airing cupboard and part wood panelled walls.

Bedroom 5: 5.10m x 4.93m (16'9 x 16'2)
Open to eaves with exposed timber 'A' frames, window to the rear elevation with deep wood sill overlooking the rear courtyard, open fireplace (not in use).

Adjoining the house there is a Freezer/Store Room.

Stone barn: 6.71m x 5.49m (22'0 x 18'0)
Located a short distance across the courtyard there is the Stone Barn with an adjoining:
Workshop/Store: 9.75m x 4.57m (32'0 x 15'0)

To the front and south elevations of the farmhouse are lawned gardens enjoying far reaching countryside view with mature shrubs and a patio, providing a profusion of colour throughout the summer months. To the side there is a vegetable garden with an aluminum-framed Greenhouse & Polly Tunnel. The driveway approaches the rear of the farmhouse where there is a large parking area.

Garage: 4.67m x 4.56m (15'3 x 14'9).

All the cottages have full residential consent and were converted from traditional stone barns. The cottages are arranged over 2 stories include character features such as exposed beamed ceilings, vaulted ceilings with exposed roof trusses and natural stone walls. To the front of the cottages is a gravelled Terrance which is ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining.

End terraced cottage providing on the ground floor: Open-plan Sitting/Dining Room and Kitchen Area. To the first floor: Two Bedrooms and Bathroom. Private Rear Courtyard laid to gravel.

Mid-terraced cottage providing on the ground floor: Open-plan Sitting/Dining Room and Kitchen Area. To the first floor: Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom.

Mid-terraced cottage with reverse accommodation. On the first floor (accessed via stone and slate steps): Open-plan Sitting/Dining Room and Kitchen Area. To the ground floor: Two Bedrooms and Bathroom. Private rear courtyard laid to gravel. Accessed via door in Sitting Room area.

Mid-terraced cottage providing on the ground floor: Open-plan Sitting/Dining Room and Kitchen Area. To the first floor: Two Bedrooms and Bathroom.

End terraced cottage with reverse accommodation. On the first floor: Open-plan Sitting/Dining Room, Kitchen Area and additional Bedroom. To the first floor: Two Bedrooms and Bathroom with separate Shower Cubicle. Private rear courtyard laid to gravel. Accessed via stable door in Sitting Room area.

Approached by a separate entrance is a detached 2 double bedroom Static Park Home with lounge/dining room, kitchen, bathroom and the benefit of LPG central heating and uPVC double-glazing. Private garden and a gravelled parking area.

A former stable block, open-fronted barn and a stone barn with potential, subject to consent, for 3 cottages: one 2 bedroom cottage with disabled access and two 3 bedroom cottages.

Farm Café: 11.76m x 4.83m (38'7 x 15'10)
Recently converted traditional barn with potential to extend, subject to consent. The café seats approximately 40 covers and is well equipped with stainless steel worksurfaces, gas griddle, fridges, urns and various café fixtures and sundries, double stainless steel sink with 2 instant hot water taps.

General Purpose Building:
11.58m x 4.27m (38' x 14')

General Purpose Building:
13.72m x 7.92m (45' x 26')

Two Adjoining Covered Yards:
27.43m x 13.41m (90'x 44') each

Grain Store / General Purpose Building:
8.23m x 7.92m (27' x 26')

The land extends to approximately 43 acres of grassland, amenity woodland and two lakes enclosed within a ring fence.

The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authorities
Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY.
Western Power Distribution, Avonbank, Feeder Road, Bristol BS2 0TB.

Water - Private.
Drainage - Private.
Electricity - Mains.
Telephone & Broadband - BT connection.
EPC - Main House exempt (Listed Building)
Potters - E/44
Spinners - E/39
Tanners - E/44
Turners - E/43
Weavers - E/43
The Mead - G/2

Viewing Arrangements
Strictly by arrangement with D.R. Kivell & Partners.

Agent's Notes
None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Any maps used on the details are to assist identification of the property only and are not an indication of the actual surroundings, which may have changed since the map was printed. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. There are numerous power points throughout the property although not individually listed. All figures, measurements, floor plans and maps are for guidance purposes only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way, easements and wayleaves there may be, whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale or not.

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