- FARMHOUSE FOR IMPROVEMENT
- ABOUT 2637 SQ FT HOUSE
- 3600 SQ FT TRADITIONAL BARNS
- 6000 SQ FT MODERN OUTBUILDINGS
- PRIVATELY LOCATED
- 5 BEDROOMS
- PASTURE & WOODLAND
- CLOSE TO THE COAST
- IMMENSE POTENTIAL
- ABOUT 5 ACRES
Full DescriptionCome and live the country life - Quintessential Cornish farmhouse for improvement with range of traditional and modern outbuildings in a totally private and prized rural setting only 5 miles from Looe Beach. About 2637 sq ft, 3 Reception Rooms, Farmhouse Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Laundry Room, Boot Room, Study, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bath/Shower Rooms, About 3600 sq ft of Traditional Barns, About 6000 sq ft of Modern Buildings, Long Private Drive, Courtyard & Parking, Gardens, Pasture and Woodland, About 5 Acres.
LOOE 5 MILES, PLYMOUTH 22 MILES, FOWEY 12 MILES, NEWQUAY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 28 MILES Come and live the country life - Quintessential Cornish farmhouse for improvement with range of traditional and modern outbuildings in a totally private and prized rural setting only 5 miles from Looe Beach. About 2637 sq ft, 3 Reception Rooms, Farmhouse Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Laundry Room, Boot Room, Study, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bath/Shower Rooms, About 3600 sq ft of Traditional Barns, About 6000 sq ft of Modern Buildings, Long Private Drive, Courtyard & Parking, Gardens, Pasture and Woodland, About 5 Acres. EPC - G.
LOCATION The property is privately positioned in a fine location 2 miles south of the popular rural village of Duloe with its community shop, award winning local inn, primary school (rated good by Ofsted) and places of worship. A regular bus service provides convenient connections with Liskeard, Looe and Polperro. The Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty lies a short distance to the south with its unspoilt coastal scenery, hidden coves and creeks, with various areas of the coast in the ownership of The National Trust. Nearby, Polperro, Polruan/Fowey and Looe are picturesque, each with their own harbours and fishing fleets. Looe has a branchline railway providing a useful commuting link via mainline trains at Liskeard (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours). The deep waters of the Fowey estuary are well known to the sailing fraternity. There are nearby golf courses, including St Mellion. Plymouth offers access to cross channel ferry services and there is an international airport at Newquay.
Many of Cornwalls attractions are within easy driving distance, including the Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and such National Trust properties as Cotehele and Lanhydrock.
DESCRIPTION Privately situated, Puffiland Farm represents an increasingly rare opportunity to purchase a complete and original farmstead comprising an architecturally appealing (but not listed) farmhouse for improvement, ranges of traditional and modern outbuildings with potential together with about 5 acres of land including garden, amenity woodland and paddocks. The farmhouse has oil fired central heating and boasts many original period features. Whilst providing comfortable family accommodation the property would benefit from some improvement/modernisation and there is the potential to create further floorspace (subject to consent) by incorporating the two storey barn (1121 sq ft) which forms the north wing of the house. The property commands an open south east aspect with the principal rooms having stunning views over rolling unspoilt countryside. The house itself extends to about 2637 sq ft and briefly comprises as follows - Reception Hall - 21' Sitting Room - Dining Room - 20' Kitchen - Boot Room - Laundry Room - Study/Bed 5 - 4 Double Bedrooms - 3 Bath/Shower Rooms.
OUTSIDE The property is approached over a long tree lined private drive leading to a level parking area immediately adjacent to the house and the farm courtyard beyond provides further parking. The gardens present wonderful opportunities for landscaping by a creative gardener and ample space for providing a walled kitchen garden. The paddocks extend to about 4.12 acres and there is also a small parcel of young woodland (0.86 acre) providing excellent amenity space and cover for wildlife. The property extends to approximately 4.98 acres in total. The vendor will fence the field boundaries once the maize in the field north of the property has been harvested.
OUTBUILDINGS The outbuildings total about 9560 sq ft being a mix of traditional and modern outbuildings, more particularly - Traditional - Wagon House - 472 sq ft, Milking Parlour - 859 sq ft, Barn - 1168 sq ft and Barn attached to rear of house - 1121 sq ft - Modern - 2 x Modern Agricultural Buildings - 5766 sq ft.
SERVICES The buyer will be obliged to install a new mains water supply within six months of completion. Private Drainage. The necessary easements are in place to enable installation and maintenance of services.
NOTE The vendor is imposing various reservations and covenants, these are referred to in a separate document which is available to view online or by email upon by request.
VIEWING STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH THE AGENT - Under no circumstances are interested parties allowed to visit the property without a representative of Scott Parry Associates in attendance.
DIRECTIONS Using Sat Nav - Postcode PL14 4PS - The private drive will be found on the left nearly two miles south of Duloe.
TENURE The property is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion, which our client anticipates will be around Christmas 2020.
RESERVATIONS PUFFILAND FARMHOUSE, PL14 4PS - RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS AND NOTES.
The sale of Puffiland Farmhouse will be subject to the following reservations and covenants, which are
provided for illustrative purposes and remain subject to legal drafting. The following does not
represent the complete terms of sale, but indicates the most relevant headlines.
Reservations to the Vendor:
a) Mines and Minerals below a depth of 10 fathoms from the surface and without any rights of
b) The right to build on adjoining land.
c) The right to cross the Property with future service connections.
d) To the Vendor and the owners and occupiers for the time being of the adjoining and
neighbouring properties the free right at all-time hereafter to use any pipes, wires and drains
on the Property.
a) No additional structures, buildings or development (including telecommunications masts,
wind turbines and solar panels (excluding solar panels affixed to buildings)) without prior
consent in writing of the owner for the time being of the Retained Land; (who may give or
withhold his consent at his absolute discretion) and the payment by the Purchaser of his
reasonable professional fees (for the avoidance of doubt this includes, legal, surveyor,
structural and architectural fees) and expenses in connection therewith.
b) No caravans, camping or storage of scrap vehicles, boats or materials.
c) Not to do anything on the Property that may be a nuisance or annoyance.
d) Not to use the Property for any trade or business purposes or professional purpose or
otherwise than as a single private residence and gardens.
e) Not to use UPVC materials in any doors or windows.
f) Not to make any alteration of any kind whether structural or otherwise to the height elevation
or external appearance of any existing or future building erected on the Property without the
previous consent in writing of the owner for the time being of the Retained Land (who may
give or withhold his consent at his absolute discretion) and the payment by the Purchaser of
his reasonable professional fees (for the avoidance of doubt this includes, legal, surveyor,
structural and architectural fees) and expenses in connection therewith.
g) To put and keep in good repair and condition all boundaries shown with inward facing 'T'
marks on the plan.
h) No later than six months from the date of this transfer the Purchaser is to make a new
connection to the nearest South West Water main and lay a new water pipe to serve the
Property and discontinue all use of the existing water network but ensuring that water is still
able to flow through it.
i) To keep all trenches dug during the installation of said water pipe properly fenced with
stockproof fencing where required by the Vendor.
j) To pay to the Vendor or his Farm Tenant compensation for all loss damage or injury to land,
crops and livestock caused by the installation repair maintenance or replacement carried out
by the Purchaser his Agents or workmen to the said water pipe.
k) Until the Purchaser has complied with h. above To pay on demand to the Vendor or His Farm
Tenant a sum for all water consumed as recorded by the sub-meter at the prevailing South
West Water Authority rate.
l) If it is deemed that the septic tank or it's drainage field serving the Property (and located in
the Retained Land) is in need of replacement the Purchaser To replace said tank or drainage
field together and within the Property.
m) The Vendor or his tenants cannot be held responsible for any damage to the septic tank or it's
drainage field through typical agricultural operations.
n) To repair maintain and replace the water pipe shown by the solid light blue line on Plan 1 until
the Purchaser has complied with h. above.