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Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14
Guide price £2,250,000 | 5 bedrooms | 115.0 acres

Property features

• Glorious Rural Position
• Substantial Main Residence
• Five Holiday Cottages
• Listed Clock Tower
• Swimming Pool & Tennis Court
• 115 Acres
• Formal Gardens
• Arable, Pasture & Woodland

An historic small estate and holiday cottage complex set amidst the scenic landscape of south-east Cornwall. Handsome 5 bedroom main house. Five holiday cottages. Swimming pool and tennis court. 115 Acres of arable land, pasture and woodland. EPC Band F.
 
Situation
Treworgey Manor nestles in a glorious rural position on the southern fringes of Bodmin Moor. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the moor offers some of the most exhilarating views in the county and is a haven for walkers and nature lovers alike. Hosting the countys highest peaks, Brown Willy and Rough Tor, the moor is also home to a number of pretty villages and two large lakes which provide water sports and fishing.
 
An ideal place from which to explore south-east Cornwall, the property is approximately two miles from the market town of Liskeard which boasts an interesting range of independent retailers. The nearest coastal town is Looe, a historic fishing port and tourist destination centred around its delightful harbour and sandy beaches. Slightly further afield there are a plethora of fishing villages including Polperro, Polruan and Fowey together with sandy beaches and cliff-top walks on the Southwest Coast Path. Keen golfers can visit a number of local clubs including St. Mellion, a challenging course designed by Jack Nicklaus.
 
The central location also allows ready access to the spectacular north coast, with its renowned surfing beaches, whilst the splendour of Dartmoor is also within driving distance. The city of Plymouth lies within commuting distance and offers a fantastic range of shopping and other facilities together with a mainline railway station linking directly to London Paddington.

The Property
The appearance of Treworgey Manor on the open market is a rare and important opportunity to acquire one of Cornwalls historic small estates set within 115 acres of agricultural land and woodland.
 
The property has been in the familys ownership for over 400 years and at its heart stands the handsome south-facing Georgian style residence that was rebuilt in 1938 following a fire.
 
Adjacent to the main house is an attractive 16th Century coaching yard converted in the mid-1990s into five self-catering holiday cottages accommodating up to 30 guests. Forming part of the courtyard are ancillary rooms including a games room,
laundry and office.
 
Although the main house is not listed, a number of the surrounding buildings and features are Grade II Listed whilst the picturesque 16th Century clock tower is Grade II* Listed.
 
Surrounding the principal buildings are beautifully kept formal grounds of historical note together with an all-weather tennis court and swimming pool. These peaceful grounds are ideally suited to family holidays, large gatherings and weddings.
 
A short distance to the north of the house is a substantial traditional barn with potential for conversion (subject to necessary consents). The barn benefits from an existing access off the stunning tree lined private driveway leading to the Manor
which also warrants Grade II Listed status for its slate stone retaining walls.

Main Residence
Enjoying wonderful views over the formal gardens and to the parkland beyond, the main house offers extremely comfortable family accommodation and benefits from an independent driveway access to the rear.
 
The house has spacious and well laid out accommodation on the ground floor including the impressive Treyone kitchen, welcoming reception hall, sitting room/dining room and the guest bedroom suite complete with dressing room and en-suite bathroom.
 
On the first floor is the master en-suite bedroom together with a family bathroom and three further bedrooms.

The Cottages
Boasting attractive exposed stone elevations under natural slate roofs, the holiday cottages are principally approached over a sweeping driveway that passes to the front of the main house, past the tennis court and swimming pool into the central courtyard.

Coach House
The largest of the cottages, with an independent access and sleeping eight guests in four bedrooms (one en-suite). On the ground floor is a spacious character sitting room overlooking its own garden and woodland beyond complete with open beamed ceiling and exposed floorboards. The ground floor is completed with a spacious kitchen/dining room.

Paddock View
On the western side of the courtyard, this cottage sleeps six guests in three bedrooms and benefits from a spacious sitting room with open beamed ceiling and views over the garden and woodland beyond. The ground floor is completed with a shower room and family kitchen/dining room.

Middle Barn
Sleeping four guests, this cottage has two first floor bedrooms whilst on the ground floor is a sitting room and kitchen.

Deer Park
Sweeping around on the southern side of the coaching yard, this spacious cottage sleeps six guests in three first floor bedrooms with a dual aspect kitchen/dining room and formal sitting room on the ground floor.

Garden Cottage
On the eastern side of the courtyard, this cottage has three first floor bedrooms whilst on the ground floor is a sitting room and kitchen.

The Grounds
The formal gardens include a walled vegetable garden to the east of the main house whilst to the south are manicured lawns surrounded by low Box hedging and symmetrical shingled pathways. Overlooking this is a further lawn. Beyond is the stunning Grade II* Listed clock tower and all-weather tennis court.
 
Four of the cottages benefit from their own private areas of garden together with communal use of the outdoor heated swimming pool. To the rear of the house is a private parking area together with a detached double garage.
 
To the north of the house and nestling amidst woodland is an attractive stone unconverted barn, partially two storey and measuring around 87 x 18. Slightly away from this are the remains of a further building.
 
It is considered that potential may exist for conversion of this barn, subject to obtaining all necessary consents.
 
The Manor is approached over a stunning tree-lined driveway with a separate branch drive leading to Coach House and the main residence whilst the main driveway sweeps around to the front of the tennis court and into the courtyard.

The Business
The holiday cottage business is an established family enterprise, known as Coach House Cottages. The accommodation is promoted through the vendors own website www.treworgey.co.uk and accounts can be made available to interested
parties following viewing.

The Land
Included with the house, cottages and unconverted barn, is a wonderful former deer park which runs down to a stream. There is a small spinney along part of the eastern boundary and a further attractive meadow on the far side of the stream. To the west of the main buildings is an attractive wooded valley area with a stream running through it. In all, within lot 1 including the main house and holiday cottages, there are 36.95 acres (14.95 hectares) with approximately 17.07 acres of pasture land.
 
In addition there are two separate but adjoining land lots. They are currently let on a farm business tenancy that is due to end in March 2017, whereupon vacant possession would be granted. Further details can be provided upon request.
 
Lot 2 comprises 39.43 acres (15.95 hectares) of relatively level arable land contained within seven practical shaped fields with mature Cornish hedges providing good shelter. Two of the fields have generous road frontage along their northern boundaries. This arable land is classified as grade 2 on the Agricultural Land Classification Maps and lies within a ring fence along the eastern side of Lot 1.
 
Lot 3 comprises a further run of 38.65 acres (15.64 hectares) of very sheltered pasture and woodland again within a ring fence in a peaceful position to the south of the first two lots. It runs down to a tributary of the East Looe River which forms the southern boundary. There is road frontage and access onto the minor road to the south and to the west.


There is a stream running south from Lot 1 through an attractive wooded valley and there are several nice walks through the three main areas of woodland (28.53 Acres) with two well-fenced permanent pasture fields (10.12) acres roughly in the centre. The woods comprise a lot of mature Beech with a mix of other broad leaf trees including Sycamore, Oak, Hazel and Holly. They are fairly open and have been managed as part of a small shoot producing sporting birds over the meadows in the valley bottom.

Agricultural, Environmental and Woodland Subsidy Schemes
There are no Basic Payment Scheme entitlements included with the land, neither are there are any restrictions or obligations under Environmental or Woodland Subsidy Schemes.

Wayleaves and Rights Of Way
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleaves, easements or rights of way. There is a footpath crossing each of the three lots and the vendor has granted a permitted path to link up three paths over part of the driveway where the parkland meets the garden. Each of the three lots enjoys their own access onto the highway without the need to cross any of the other lots. There is a wayleave agreement for overhead electricity lines that cross the property.

Sporting, Fishing and Mineral Rights
The sporting and fishing rights are included within the sale. Such mineral rights as are owned are also included.

Services
Mains electricity. Private mini sewerage treatment plant serving the house and cottages. Private bore hole water supply. Oil-fired heating to the main residence with individual electric heating for each of the cottages. The various land parcels are
generally naturally watered.

Local Authority
Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3AY.
Telephone 0300 1234 100.

Outgoings
Council Tax Bands: Main Residence: G, Garden Cottage: C
Coach House Cottages has a Rateable Value of £12,250.

Directions
From the centre of Liskeard, take the B3254 towards Launceston and St. Cleer passing the school playing fields on the left. After one mile the road forks, take the left to St. Cleer. After a further ½ mile at the top of the hill, turn left at the crossroads signposted Treworgey. Go down the lane for one mile, over a small crossroads and downhill. At the bottom of the hill on the left is a gateway marked Treworgey Manor and this is the entrance to the driveway.

Fixtures and Fittings
Only those mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale. All others, such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments etc. Are excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Holiday Complex Department on 01392 680058 or Stags Farm Agency on 01566 774999.
 
These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.
 

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