8th Mar 2019
21st May 2019
- Type: Country house
- Bedrooms: 3
- Listing status: sale
- Country: England
It is rare that property such as Trussall Farm comes to the market and an early viewing is advised for discerning purchasers looking to get away from it all.
This is an attractive small farm with listed Farmhouse, various buildings together with an additional acreage of land if desired.
Trussall has been in the same family since 1947 and is set in a secluded position offers easy access to nearby towns, beaches, the sailing waters of the Helford River.
As well as a family home, the property lends itself to numerous uses including small holding with the keeping of horses/ponies as well as horticultural cropping.
There are wildlife/environmental areas and a stream running along the western boundary.
The property is situated approximately 1 ½ miles from the main Helston-Falmouth road and 2 ½ miles from the main Helston-Redruth road. The town of Helston is 4 miles, Penryn with its Falmouth University campus is 7 miles and the town of Falmouth 9 miles.
The City of Truro is 15 miles and offers a good range of shops/stores with public schooling.
At Redruth (9 miles) there is a station on the main railway line from Penzance to Paddington
(5 hours). The main A30 spine road out of Cornwall is also at Redruth, to meet the motorway network at Exeter (100 miles) to London (300 miles).
The house is an l-shaped property and on viewing the outside one cannot fail to notice the granite chimneys and the steep slate roof, probably thatched in earlier days.
Access is to the
sunroom conservatory 3.74m x 1.76m in white upvc with poly roof, masonry tiled floor and double patio doors to the garden. Overlooks small walled garden with various plants.
Hallway with attractive masonry tiled floor, exposed beamed ceiling and doors and stairs off
lounge 4.65m x 4.18m into window, with carpet, radiator, attractive granite pillars to fireplace with slate hearth and slate mantle over. Views to the front and country beyond.
Also off Hallway, door to
lounge/diner 8.62m x 3.48m overall. Lounge with multi-burner store set in granite wall/hearth with shelves to each side. Radiator and fitted carpet.
Diner with masonry tiled floor, two window seats, brown oil fired Rayburn Royal cooker which also heats the water, with mantle over and attractive cupboards to each side. Large built-in cupboard and exposed beams.
Doorway through to
kitchen 5.85m x 1.90m with fitted kitchen with ample floor and wall units in Farrow & Ball paint finish. Double stainless steel sink unit with tiled splashbacks. Oil fired boiler in corner cupboard. Door to
utility room/conservatory 4.44m x 2.52m (14’ x 8’) with masonry tiled floor, stone walls to half height, then upvc windows to full height with similar doors at each end. A light and airy room with back door access and access to the gardens.
Off Hallway, stairs lead to half landing with
bathroom 2.86m x 2.54m with masonry tiled floor and walls tiled to full height, corner Jacuzzi bath, wash hand basin and wc, a triple aspect room hence very light. Loft door over, radiator.
Stairs, carpeted to
landing with fitted carpet, window overlooking the front.
Bedroom 1 (over Lounge) 4.56m x 3.60m with fitted carpet, radiator, loft door and two windows overlooking the front and country views.
Bedroom 2 (over Lounge/Diner) 5.10m x 3.42m with fitted carpet, radiator, a twin room with two windows, plus window seats, overlooking the countryside. A hand basin with tiled splashbacks.
Bedroom 3 a single, 3.46m x 2.17m with wood panelled wall, fitted carpet, radiator and window seat. Views to side garden and fields beyond.
Gardens are extensive thus:
Small enclosed garden to rear of Utility, with gravelled path, flowers and shrubs.
To the rear, good sized lawned area with shrub/flower borders, gates to fields and concrete block/profile sheeted outside toilet.
Attractive lawned garden to the front extending to 0.061ha (0.15ac) with mature trees, shrubs and numerous features including an attractive gravelled area. Opening in hedge to
Orchard of similar size with mature apples trees and vegetable garden.
To right hand side of entrance lane is glasshouse, approx. 5m x 2.4m, adjacent flower beds and gate to field. Also mounting step in granite.
Attached to the house in stone/block under a cement fibre corrugated roof as a lean-to, is a store shed approx. 3m x 2.5m.
Farmbuildings are extensive and open to various uses, subject to planning permission, of both modern and traditional construction.
The buildings around a grass yard comprise the following:
Stone building, previously stables, with profile sheeted roof and cobbled floor approx. 28m x 6m.
Opposite is old Nissen Hut 11m x 6m approx., ideal tractor store or implement shed.
In the yard is a stone and block built cowhouse to tie 8, approx. 10m x 5m with a lean-to extension on the end approx. 5m x 5m in stone with a cgi roof.
Implement Shed/Store approx. 12m x 8m in stone with profile sheeted monopitch roof with large doors, attached to stone/slate cowhouse 16m x 6m wide. On the rear of this range is a lean-to varying in width from 2-3m, in block, stone, cgi with cgi roof.
In Field os No. 5253 is a three bay Devon Contractors Dutch barn in concrete, timber and asbestos roof 13.5m x 6m and lean-to off, 4.5m wide in timber, clad to the ground and profile sheeting.
Os No Hectares Acres Description
5253 0.922 2.28 Grass
5962 0.849 2.10 Grass
4254 2.006 4.96 Grass
4162 0.210 0.52 Rough
4977pt 1.105 est 2.73 est Grass/Environmental
4580 0.417 1.03 Woods
4670 0.251 0.62 Quarry/Woods
4568 0.154 0.38 Lane
5062 0.061 0.15 Garden
5361 0.380 0.94 Yard, Builds & Garden
5897 0.065 0.16 Woods
5000 pt 0.482 est 1.19 est Woods/Rough
5871 pt 0.104 est 0.26 est Grass
7.006 ha 17.32 ac
Private water supply from spring/pumphouse in south corner of os. 4580.
Private drainage with bathroom to septic tank and house to soakaway to front.
Council tax; Band D.
The stone barns in the farmyard lend themselves to conversion to dwellings, subject to gaining the necessary consents. In recent years Part Q Planning has enabled modern buildings such as the Dutch barn and lean to off in field os No. 5253 to be converted to dwellings.
This is a block of 18.546 hectares (45.85 aces) or thereabouts fairly level agricultural land found in eleven fields with gated access off the minor road between Treloquithack and Mether Uny.
This is quality agricultural land capable of growing horticultural crops although has been down to grass for in excess of 15 years.
It is situated on the 100m contour, has good Cornish hedges to field boundaries and should appeal to anyone wishing to extend their acreage or to farm with Trussall house and buildings.
Os No Hectares Acres Description
6200 2.144 5.30 Grass
6182 1.456 3.60 Grass
7684 1.553 3.84 Grass
7374 1.772 4.38 Grass
5871 pt 1.097 est 2.71 est Grass
8067 1.383 3.42 Grass
6961 1.804 4.46 Grass
6748 1.804 4.46 Grass
6338 1.998 4.94 Grass
4944 1.585 3.92 Grass
8349 1.950 4.82 Grass
18.546 ha 45.85 ac
None except pumped water from Trussall Farm supply with a meter inserted to contribute towards electricity costs.
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents John Coad & Son; . Viewers inspect the buildings at their own risk.
From Helston take the A394, pass through Trewennack, after Trevennen turn right to Treloquithack and then take the first left down into the valley. After 300m Trussall Farm is signposted on your left and the entrance road follows the stream up the valley.
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