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Coombe
Guide price £850,000 | 5 bedrooms | 9.0 acres

Property features

• Superb large former farmhouse
• 5 bedrooms (1 en-suite)
• 2 Reception rooms
• Extensive outbuildings
• Swimming pool complex
• Stone barn
• As a whole (29.5 acres)
• OR Lot 1 (9 acres)

SITUATION
Higher Dowgas Farm is situated in a glorious rural position near the pretty village of Coombe between St Austell and Truro. Dowgas itself is a small farmstead hamlet, approached over a long winding driveway that culminates at Higher Dowgas Farm and two other properties.

In the wider area surrounding this handsome former farmhouse is scenic undulating countryside abounding with a network of footpaths and bridleways. Both the north and south Cornish coasts are readily accessible, as are St Austell and Truro which provide a wide range of shops, restaurants, leisure facilities and schooling. Surrounding villages of St Stephen, Sticker, Grampound Road and Grampound provide a range of local facilities and amenities.

There are excellent links to the A30 and A38 together with main line rail links to London Paddington and St Austell and Truro. Newquay Airport offers daily flights to national and international destinations.

THE PROPERTY
Providing over 3,000sq ft of living space, Higher Dowgas Farm is an impressive and beautifully proportioned former farmhouse complemented by a range of useful outbuildings, swimming pool complex, stone barn and the availability of around 29.5 acres (11.9 hectares) of land in total

Well-presented throughout, the main house affords spacious 5 bedroom (1 en-suite) family accommodation that includes a generous kitchen/breakfast room appointed with oak cabinets and granite worksurfaces, a separate dining/family room with woodburner and a delightful sitting room. Completing the ground floor are a study, utility, larder, guest bedroom and a separate wc.

OUTBUILDINGS, GARDENS AND GROUNDS
To the rear of the farmhouse is a Swimming Pool building that houses the heated indoor pool, measuring 31'7 x 16'. The building also includes a pump and filtration room plus changing room with shower

Attached to the house is a Double Garage and beyond this a large Open Fronted Barn split into four bays with additional lockable workshop areas. The outbuildings near the house are completed with a Stable Block incorporating two stables and a tack room. There is plenty of parking on the gravelled driveway.

The formal gardens include an attractive lawned area to the front of the house and extensive gardens to the rear with flower meadow and woodland. To the north of the main barn lies a further, less formal area of the grounds with vegetable garden, polytunnel, orchard and stone piggery.

LOT 1 - GUIDE £850,000
In addition to the aforementioned property, buildings and grounds, Lot 1 includes a field and woodland of around 6.5 acres (2.6 hectares), which is approached over a track from the farmstead or with the construction of a gateway directly from the grounds. Commanding wonderful panoramic views the field slopes to the north and includes a disused stone barn which may have further potential for an alternative use (subject to any necessary consents)

THE WHOLE - GUIDE £1,000,000
A total of around 29.5 acres (11.9 hectares) of gardens, land and woodland is available to the purchaser of the entirety. Contained within a ring fence the land is principally pasture with amenity woodland. The pasture is subdivided into four enclosures and in total extends to around 19 acres (7.7 hectares) whilst the woodland, grounds and gardens make up around 10.5 acres (4.2 hectares). The land benefits from independent track access from the road.

SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Biomass boiler providing central heating and hot water. Oil fired boiler heating the swimming pool. Photovoltaic panels on the swimming pool building.

DIRECTIONS
Proceeding from Truro on the A390, turn left by Mays Agricultural Merchants towards Coombe. After around 0.5 mile, turn right to Lanjeth and High Street and after a short distance, take the first unmade lane on the left and proceed to the very end.

AGENTS NOTE
Between the main grounds and the vegetable garden there is a public footpath which passes up through the woodland and across the field in Lot 1.

VIEWNGS
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags' Truro Office on 01872 264488.
 

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