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40 acres, Nr Bude, Cornwall
Sold - Guide Price £1,000,000

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  • 3 Bedroom Country Residence
  • 3 Holiday Cottages
  • Peaceful Rural Setting
  • 40 Acres Grassland
  • Stables
  • General Purpose Buildings
  • Outstanding and Very Well Presented


The property is quietly situated approximately 3 miles to the east of the popular Cornish village of Week St Mary, which offers a community shop/post office, places of worship, parish hall and public house. Approximately 2 miles west of the property is the A39 providing easy access to the popular coastal resort of Bude 8 miles to the north.


Road – The A39 Devon link road (dual carriageway) provides easy access to Tiverton, and the A30 (dual carriageway) from Launceston provides easy access the M5.
Rail – Regular intercity services operate from Exeter to London.
Sea – Ferry services operate from Plymouth to northern France and northern Spain.
Air – Newquay, Exeter and Bristol airports are easily accessible.


The property comprises an outstanding and very well-presented 3 bedroom country residence with 3 popular holiday letting barns converted to a very high standard. Set in a rural and peaceful setting with far reaching views from the land to the North Coast.

The house is finished to a very high standard, privately set from the letting cottages providing comfortable family living.

The accommodation has many character features including a brick-built inglenook fireplace with oak lintel above housing the Villager wood burning stove. In the kitchen there is slate and oak flooring, fitted units under black granite work surfaces with built-in dishwasher, fridge and electric oven, and an oil-fired Rayburn Royal. The Sun Room provides an extra dining area with exposed A-frame beam and oak laminate flooring.

The house benefits from oil-fired central heating and uPVC double-glazing throughout. Set in private lawned gardens with a large patio terrace. The accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance porch/boot room, cloakroom, kitchen/dining room, sitting room, sun room; on the first floor: landing, 3 double bedrooms (master en-suite) and a family bathroom.

The land extends to approximately 40 acres of grassland in conveniently sized paddocks with stables and general purpose buildings.


The holiday letting cottages were converted in 2011 to a high standard of finish and are very popular with guests, many being regular repeat bookings. The cottages are currently listed on TripAdvisor with 5 star reviews. Each cottage has an enclosed paved courtyard garden to the front, which is bathed in sunshine for most of the day, with a seating and alfresco dining area. All the cottages have uPVC double-glazing and electric heating.

Tregoose Cottage

A single-storey barn with open-plan kitchen/living/dining room, a double bedroom and bathroom.

Laity Cottage

Open-plan kitchen/living/dining room, a double bedroom and a bathroom on the first floor.

Goonbell Cottage

Kitchen/living/dining room and on the first floor, a double bedroom and bathroom.


Accessed from the quiet parish road, a gated entrance opens onto a gravelled driveway which, in turn, opens onto a large parking and turning area to the side of the house and front of the cottages. A gated entrance leads to the private garden of the house with a paved patio terrace, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining. The gardens are mainly laid to lawns with flowerbed borders and interspersed with a variety of flowering shrubs, evergreens and trees.


Laundry/Storage Building:

Laundry Room: 3.90m x 3.73m (12’10 x 12’3)

Storage/Tack Room: 4.00m x 3.90m (13’1 x 12’10)

Guests’ Laundry Room: 3.96m x 3.39m (13’0 x 11’1)

Garage: 5.23m x 4.86m (17’2 x 15’11)

Adjoining Workshop/Store: 4.76m x 2.39m (15’7 x 7’10)


Located just across the parish lane is a gravelled yard area.

General Purpose Building and Stabling: 18.36m x 7.34m (60’3 x 24’1)

Central Storage Area: 10.85m x 7.08m (35’7 x 23’3)

With stable loose boxes to both sides.

Box 1: 3.54m x 3.47m (11’7 x 11’5)

Box 2: 3.54m x 3.47m (11’7 x 11’5)

Box 3: 3.57m x 3.51m (11’9 x 11’6)

Box 4: 3.54m x 3.52m (11’7 x 11’7)


The stable yard is enclosed within post & rail fencing with a gate giving direct access to 2 paddocks enjoying stunning views over the surrounding countryside to the sea beyond.

Stable Block: 9.00m x 3.65m (29’6 x 12’0)

Tack Room/Store: 3.55m x 1.74m (11’8 x 5’9)

Box 1: 3.52m x 3.47m (11’7 x 11’5)

Box 2: 3.46m x 3.43m (11’4 x 11’3)

Livestock Building/General Purpose Store: 7.06m x 3.62m (23’2 x 11’11)

The land is in 3 main blocks. The largest block extends to approximately 25 acres (10.1 ha) of grassland, which lies to the south and south east of the homestead in 2 main blocks and has a stream running through the middle. On the opposite side of the parish road is a small yard area with a general purpose/stable building with a block of 8.37 acres (3.39 ha) adjoining. From this land there are extensive views to the North Cornish coast and Lundy Island and it has previously been used for Caravan Club camping. A further 5.38 acres (2.18 ha) of land, situated to the west of the farmstead and accessed over a hard track, is south facing with a stream along the southern boundary.


There is a Basic Payment entitlement attributable to the farm. This will be transferred to the purchaser in accordance with the RPA transfer guidance following completion.

SOLD by D.R. Kivell & Partners. Tel: 01822 810810.


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