D R Kivell & Partners

Tel: 01822 810810

Email: sales@drkivellandpartners.co.uk

PL19 0NW

Nr St Mellion, Cornwall

Guide price £1,150,000 Sold (STC)

3 Bedroom Character Property - detached

  • Stunning Rural Setting
  • Well-presented Detached House
  • Three Popular Holiday Cottages
  • Detached Office/Guest Room
  • Approximately 30 Acres
  • Stables: 3 Loose Boxes and Tack Room
  • Sand School
  • Two Clear-Span General Purpose Buildings
  • Triple Garage/Machinery Store
  • Laundry Room

* SOLD * Well-presented Grade II listed country house and three 4-star holiday cottages set amidst extensive lawned gardens and land extending to approximately 30 acres divided into fields, woodland and a Tamar Valley mixed fruit orchard. Stables and outbuildings.


SITUATIONThe property is conveniently situated approximately 3.5 miles south of Callington, which provides everyday shopping amenities with supermarket, electrical and hardware stores, newsagent, post office, banking, doctors and veterinary facilities.
Approximately 6 miles to the south east is Saltash, which offers a further range of shopping facilities including supermarkets, convenience store and filling stations and from where there is access to the A38 and Plymouth via the Tamar Bridge. The city of Plymouth lies approximately 12 miles to the south east where there is a comprehensive range of facilities including an undercover shopping centre at Drake Circus, large range of major retail outlets, cinema, theatre, along with private and national health medical institutions.
The National Trust property of Cotehele is situated approximately 5 miles to the north east. The quiet River Tamar, navigable by boat as far as Morwellham, provides many opportunities for pottering about on the water, whilst Plymouth Sound and the open sea are equally accessible.


A well-presented and characterful Grade II listed country house, which has been lovingly restored over recent years to its former glory and now offers a real lifestyle opportunity a delightful, rural retreat surrounded by stunning Cornish countryside. Set amidst extensive lawned gardens with a wealth of planting and 2 large ponds providing a peaceful setting and a haven for wildlife. The land extends to approximately 30 acres and is divided into a number of fields with areas of woodland.
The property is located near the protected Tamar Valley, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and is only 30 minutes from Plymouth with its mainline rail station and fast service to London. Exeter and Newquay airports are within an hour, and Bristol is approximately 2 hours. For those looking for that lifestyle change, this stunning home offers a peaceful retreat with opportunities to generate an income from the holiday cottages and livery business. The property would also be suitable for an extended family as one of the cottages also had full residential use prior to holiday letting.

The accommodation briefly comprises, on the ground floor: Reception Hall, open-plan Snug/TV Room/bespoke oak Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Shower/Utility Room, Study, large walk-in Larder, Inner Hall/Library/Music Room and Garden/Sitting Room. On the first floor, and accessed by 2 staircases: Master Bedroom with spectacular Gothic-style exposed timbers, 2 further Bedrooms (1 Double) and family Bathroom.

Outside is an Office/Guest Suite, an extensive outbuilding comprising 3 Stables and a Tack Room, Triple Garage/Machinery Store, large Workshop/Store, and a Laundry Room.


The 3 cottages are well-appointed with a 4-star rating, each with its own garden and parking space. The cottages are popular and currently operate as a profitable business with 13 years of consistent trading history available from the agents on request.

Skyber Cottage Sleeps 4 (+Cots)

A spacious family cottage which briefly comprises two double / twin bedrooms and two shower rooms (one en-suite). A spacious kitchen/dining room and a separate sitting room.

Tikkidew Cottage Sleeps 2 (+ Cot)

A comfortable and spacious cottage arranged over two floors and briefly comprises a galleried open plan double bedroom on the first floor. On the ground floor a generous sitting room with a Woodburner for those cosy winter evenings and separate kitchen / dining room.

Kellywyk Cottage Sleeps 2 (+Cot)

Kellywyk Cottage  Sleeps 2 (+Cot)A pretty and welcoming cottage with a large double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, spacious sitting/dining room and kitchen.


Reception Hall

Reception Hall 4.04m min x 3.27m min (13'3" min x 10'9" min)Flagstone floor, fireplace recess.

Snug/TV Room

Snug/TV Room 3.98m x 3.10m (13'1" x 10'2")

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 6.52m x 4.26m (21'5" x 14'0")


Linen Cupboard. Door leading outside and door to

Shower/Utility Room


4.70m x 2.46m max (15'5" x 8'1" max)Slate Flagstone floor


Library 3.98m x 2.82m (13'1" x 9'3")Spiral staircase to Bedroom 3.

Garden/Sitting Room

Garden/Sitting Room 6.60m x 3.81m (21'8" x 12'6")Stunning, triple aspect, green oak framed room with exposed timbers, wooden floor, real flame-effect fire, doors opening onto a terrace, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining whilst enjoying the views over the gardens and grounds.


4.11m max x 2.79m max (13'6" max x 9'2" max)

On The First Floor

Master Bedroom

Master Bedroom 6.40m x 4.29m max (21'0" x 14'1" max)Exposed ceiling beams, fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom 3

Bedroom 3 4.34m x 3.15m max (14'3" x 10'4" max)

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 2 4.26m x 3.60m (14'0" x 11'10")


BathroomExposed ceiling beams, oak floor, Linen Cupboard.


Within the garden and located to the side of the main house:

Office/Guest Suite

5.81m x 4.67m (19'1" x 15'4")With WC. Potential for conversion to an additional guest accommodation, if required.


The grounds are made up of pretty lawned gardens with a wealth of planting and two large ponds providing a peaceful setting and a natural wildlife habitat. There is also an established orchard with local Tamar valley varieties of apple, pear and cherry trees.


The property extends to approximately 30 acres and is divided into fields with areas of deciduous, mixed woodland, bordered by historic woodland, and bordered to the south and east by the Duchy of Cornwall and the Dean's Brook. The current owners have also focused on creating a secluded Eco environment for wildlife. To the south side, some the land is laid to pasture paddocks and adjacent to the entrance to the property is a full size sand school.

Available by separate negotiation is a further 10 acres of high quality, well drained south facing grassland which has a separate access from the road over private lane. At the highest point of the land there are stunning, far-reaching rural views across open countryside.


Stable/Garage Block

Providing 3 stables and tack room

10.05m x 8.22m (33'0" x 27'0")

Garage/Machinery Store

10.66m x 4.87m (35'0" x 16'0")


6.70m x 5.38m (22'0" x 17'8")

Laundry Room

General Purpose Building

13.85m x 11.20m (45'5" x 36'9")Open fronted and clearspan

General Purpose Building

13.60m x 11.75m (44'7" x 38'7")Open fronted and clearspan

Sand School

approximately 40m x 20m (appro x imately 131'3" x 65'7")


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


Water - Mains
Drainage - Private
Electricity - Mains
Telephone & Broadband - BT connection
Heating - Oil-fired
Council Tax - Band E
EPC - House - Listed Exempt
Syber - E47
Tikkidew - E54
Kellywyk - F34


Cornwall County Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY. 01872 322000.

Viewing Arrangement
Strictly by arrangement with D R Kivell & Partners. 01822 810810.
All viewings are to be accompanied without exception. Walking the land or grounds unaccompanied is strictly forbidden.

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.

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