0 bed Country house (for sale) Crackington Haven, Bude EX23

£1,750,000
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D. R. Kivell Country Property
South Brentor, Tavistock
01822 851124
First Published

16th Aug 2021

Last Published

17th Aug 2021

 

Features

  • Type: Country house
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England

Description

An historic, fine and spacious 7 bedroom, 6 reception room Grade II listed country house in an idyllic rural location close to the north Cornish coast. Attractive formal gardens, paddocks and amenity woodland extending to 9 acres. Traditional barns with potential, triple garage, workshop and large general purpose building.

Manor Farm is situated in a rural setting off a quiet country lane, overlooking a beautiful valley that leads down to the cove at Crackington Haven. The property is just outside Higher Crackington on the spectacular North Cornish Coast, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, between Bude and Boscastle. About 1.5 miles north west is the picturesque village of Crackington Haven, at the head of a cove with rocky foreshore and sandy beach with rock pools at low water. The cove is surrounded by dramatic cliffs, with Pencarrow Point and Cambeak Headland, and one mile to the south is High Cliff, Cornwall's highest cliff.

At the beach are two café style tea rooms, the Coombe Barton Inn, a beach shop and surf club. The surf beach recently obtained Blue Flag status for cleanliness. To the north is the popular surf beach of Widemouth Bay, there is access on to the spectacular South West Coast Path and, to the south, such well known places as Boscastle, Port Isaac and the stunning Camel Estuary including Rock and Padstow.

There is easy access to the A30, leading west further into Cornwall, or East to Exeter. The A39, also known as The Atlantic Highway will take you both North to Bude and up into Devon, or South down the Wadebridge.

Manor Farm is believed to have been mentioned in the Domesday Book, when William the Conquerer's half-brother, the Earl of Mortain, held it as part of the properties associated with the Manor of Bottreaux (Boscastle). In the house is a copy of a deed recording the sale by Richard Greville to George Roole of half of the Manor of Crackington, dated 1566. In 1874 it is described as having seven bedrooms and easily the largest house on the manor estate. Deeds going back to the 1300's are held at the Royal Cornwall Museum. The current owner has lived at Manor Farm since 1977 and it has been a very happy family home.

A fine, spacious, historic house, of considerable character and charm which has evolved over the centuries and retains many of its period features from different eras, both granite mullion and sash windows, exposed timbers, slate flag stone floors, built in window seats and decorative cornicing.

From the paved terrace, the main front door opens to an entrance hall which serves the formal dining room with stone inglenook fireplace with bread oven and part wood panelled walls. The large L shaped drawing room with fireplace and to one of the staircases to the first floor.

Leading from the drawing room an arched door takes you through to the East Wing with potential to create a self-contained annexe. The east wing has its own independent entrance and comprises snug reception room, a Television room, the music / sitting room, servery kitchen and on the first floor an en-suite double bedroom with stone mullioned leaded light window and a further double bedroom.
A rear hall leads out to the courtyard and internal doors again lead into both the dining room and drawing room, as well as the kitchen breakfast room and to the sitting room, with further doors to the rear hall and wet room. The Kitchen / breakfast is a dual aspect room with wooden leaded windows overlooking the courtyard, slate flagstone floor, exposed ceiling beams, four oven oil fired Aga, fitted oak wall and base units with roll top worksurfaces, built in dishwasher, and fridge, and recess for a microwave. Doors lead to the panty with slate floor & shelves, fitted units, sink and built-in oven and also to the utility room with fitted cupboards, butler's sink, Miele washing machine and tumble dryer.

The main staircase ascends from the entrance hall to large landing, from here there are 3 bedrooms overlooking the terrace and garden, all with fitted cupboards, the master bedroom an en suite bathroom and there are 2 further en-suite double bedrooms overlooking the garden. A main family bathroom, a linen room and a secondary staircase descending to the rear hall.

Gardens

From the quiet parish road a gated entrance between stone pillars opens on to a gravel drive sweeping down through the gardens to a large parking and turning area to the side of the house. The delightful formal gardens are a particular feature of the property, with gently sloping lawns fringed and interspersed with a plethora of colourful flowering shrubs, plants and ornamental trees, including rhododendron and azalea. An added point of interest is the old mill wheel, still in situ behind the barns. Beyond the gardens are extensive areas of natural woodland sloping down to the stream at the bottom of the valley and being a haven for wildlife.

Triple garage and workshop: 14.31m x 6.48m (46'11 x 21'3)
2 doors with electric up and over and one manually operated.
General Purpose Storage Building: 22.73m max x 19.17m (74'6 max x 62'9)
Traditional Barn: 14.5m x 4.97m (47'7 x 16'4)
Divided into games / meeting room: 5.77m x 4.88m max (18'11 max x 16' max)
A triple aspect room with granite mullion leaded windows through the front and side elevation, with wooden windows to the rear.
Games Room: 8.20m x 4.62m (26'11 x 15'2)
A double aspect room with windows to the front and rear.
Adjoining Stores: 3.81m x 3.10m (12'6 x 10'2)
Adjoining Traditional Barn: 5.26m x 4.39m (17'4 x 14'5)
Ideal for storage, livestock or stable loose box
Adjoining Stores: 8.23m x 3.96m (27' x 13')
Adjoining Store: 4.80m x 4.46m (15'9 x 14'8)

The Land

The 3 paddocks situated adjacent to the gardens extend to approximately 3 acres, complimented by approximately 4.5 acres of amenity woodland.

Services

Water Mains
Electricity Mains
Drainage Private
Telephone and Broadband BT Connection
Heating Oil Central
Council Tax G
EPC lstd

Tenure

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

Local Authority

Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY. Tel:

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly by arrangement with D. R. Kivell Country Property. Tel:

Agents Notes

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. All figures, 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. 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.

Agents 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 & 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. All figures, measurements, floor plans & 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 & wayleaves there may be, whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale or not.

 

Local info for EX23

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Property Value Data/Graphs for EX23

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 18.6% £417,930 2.1 1.8
Detached house 17.8% £1,010,188 6.9 4.1
Semi-detached house 13.6% £302,728 2.9 1.3
Other 10.2% £506,961 1.9 0
Bungalow 6.8% £426,119 3 1.3
Terraced house 6.8% £318,119 2.9 1.4
Town house 5.9% £412,857 2.7 2
Detached bungalow 5.1% £500,833 3 1.5
Land 5.1% £303,283 0.7 0.3
End terrace house 3.4% £296,225 2.8 1.3
Cottage 3.4% £252,500 2.3 1.5
Chalet 0.8% £450,000 3 1
Mobile/park home 0.8% £130,000 2 2
Country house 0.8% £1,750,000 0 0
Lodge 0.8% £245,000 3 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid

£327,882

Sales

1887

Current Average Value

£506,560

Value Change

£178,678 54.5%

 

Current Asking Prices in EX23 Average: £506,560

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £164,000 (3) £199,192 (20) £374,404 (40) £501,282 (14) £1,031,250 (4)
Flats £230,900 (5) £467,496 (14) £275,000 (1) - £325,000 (1)
All £205,813 (8) £309,670 (34) £368,956 (42) £511,197 (15) £890,000 (5)

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