A quietly located and very well presented character Grade II listed house, 3 popular holiday letting cottages generating a very good income and picturesque gardens and grounds. The land extends to 15.5 acres of grassland, amenity woodland, ponds and river. Further land available.
Mennabroom is a charming and characterful Grade II listed family home dating from the 13th Century and believed to be the oldest inhabited dwelling in the area. Extensive renovations have been undertaken in recent years including reroofing the farmhouse with reclaimed Delabole slate, installation of oil-fired central heating, custom-built American white oak kitchen furniture and bathroom suites. The accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance hall, sitting room and large drawing room with wood burning stoves, dining room, farmhouse kitchen with oil fired Aga and utility boot room. On the first floor master suite with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, 2 further en-suite double bedrooms and a nursery/study. Three 17th Century converted barns provide popular, aa 4 star rated self-catering holiday cottages and a detached studio/office reception with WC and laundry room offers an ideal work-from-home opportunity. A modern barn offers storage and housing for livestock and potential for American Barn style stabling. A particular feature of the property are the beautiful grounds extending in all to approximately 15 acres (6.07 ha) comprising woodland, pasture, ponds and amenity land. Running along the valley bottom is an area of deciduous amenity woodland intersected by the River Dewey, providing a natural conservation area and wildlife haven, together with delightful walks. A further 24 acres are available.
Mennabroom is located on the southern edge of Bodmin Moor between the towns of Bodmin, Liskeard and Launceston. The property is situated in an excellent location being equal distance from both the north and south Cornish coasts.
The popular village of St Neot, approximately 2 miles to the south east, provides day-to-day needs including a parish church, Methodist chapel, public house, well-recognised primary school and village store.
Bodmin Moor splits the north and south coasts and is home to the county's highest peaks, Brown Willy and Rough Tor, and boasts a number of picturesque villages such as Warleggan, St Neot, Cardinham, Blisland and Altarnun. Bodmin Moor is a vast expanse of approximately 80 square miles of spectacular landscape that includes granite tors, moorland farms and common land. The Moor provides picturesque open spaces for those in search of the great outdoors with its mile-upon-mile of spectacular walks, horse riding and birdwatching opportunities. It is also home to two large lakes, Colliford Lake, where there is fishing available, and Siblyback Lake, which offers a range of water sports.
The cathedral city of Truro, approximately 34 miles to the south west, offers a wide variety of shopping, recreational and educational facilities. The nearby town of Bodmin, approximately 8.5 miles distant, provides a variety of shops as well as out of town stores and various supermarkets. Within a 20-mile drive are Port Isaac on the North Cornish coast and Fowey on the South Cornish coast. The market town of Wadebridge, beside the River Camel, is approximately 18 miles distant and offers a good range of shops and restaurants. The Camel Trail links Bodmin and Wadebridge to the resort of Padstow via a picturesque riverside foot and cycle path. Launceston is approximately 17 miles to the north east and offers an excellent range of individual shops, traditional butchers, supermarkets, leisure facilities, and both state and private schools and colleges.
Water - Sailing is available at Siblyback Lake, Looe, Fowey, Plymouth, Newton Ferrers, Salcombe, Dartmouth and various other harbours along the south coast. There is a delightful range of beaches including Seaton, Millendreath, Looe, Talland and Lansallos and on the north coast at Newquay and many others.
Horse Riding & Walking - Excellent outriding on Bodmin Moor. Easy access to the south and north Cornish coasts with its beauty spots such as Rock & Polzeath. The South West Coast Path also offers scenic walking.
Golf - Golf courses can be found at Lanhydrock, St. Enodoc (Rock) and Trevose (Padstow), Launceston, Looe and St Mellion.
Road - The A30 dual carriageway (3 miles) provides easy access to Truro, Exeter and the M5.
Rail - Bodmin Parkway and Liskeard railway stations provide regular mainline services to London Paddington.
Sea - Ferry services operate from Plymouth to northern France and northern Spain.
Air - Newquay Airport offers flights to the Isles of Scilly and some European and UK destinations, including London Gatwick. Exeter International Airport provides flights to the Isles of Scilly, Channel Islands, Ireland, Scotland and a number of continental destinations. Bristol Airport offers flights to London Gatwick and other numerous destinations.
An attractive driveway leads through the land to a large parking and turning area beyond the farmhouse. A further drive spurs off the main driveway and provides separate access to the holiday cottages and parking area.
Lying to the east of the main house is a garden with a large patio and raised flowerbeds. Stone steps lead to a large lawned area with mature beech and sycamore trees and borders with a variety of flowering shrubs. There is a further winter garden with a variety of ornamental trees and flowering shrubs.
To the south of the drive is a south-facing lawned area with a small orchard, and to the rear are raised flowerbeds bounded by natural stone walls.
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||7.2%||£179,444||2.3||1.1|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||£113,363 (4)||£151,527 (26)||£319,641 (42)||£390,155 (28)||£826,744 (8)|
|Flats||-||£175,000 (2)||£155,000 (1)||-||-|
|All||£113,363 (4)||£165,162 (29)||£315,812 (43)||£416,915 (31)||£826,744 (8)|