Between Helston, Redruth & Falmouth
BROOKFIELD FARM, POLGEAR, REDRUTH TR16 6PS
A delightful handy size smallholding comprising a detached character 3 bedroom cottage
set in grounds of approximately 3½ acres with a useful range of outbuildings, some with potential for conversion subject to appropriate planning permission.
Situated in a rural location close to Stithians Reservoir and within easy reach of facilities and amenities at Redruth, Helston and Falmouth.
Four Lanes 1½ miles * Stithians Reservoir 2½ miles * Redruth 4 miles * Camborne 4 miles * Helston 7 miles * Falmouth 8 miles * Truro 14 miles
Brookfield Farm is situated in an accessible rural location in attractive open countryside and close to good local facilities in the neighbouring villages of Four Lanes and Stithians. The property is within 2½ miles of the popular Stithians Lake Angling and Water Sports Centre with its excellent watersport activities including windsurfing, sailing and kayaking etc and is also popular for fly fishing, cycling, walking and bird watching etc. The property is in an Area of Great Landscape Value, a World Heritage Site and a County Wildlife Site of considerable wildlife appeal.
The village of Stithians has excellent local facilities inc. Post Office store, Cost Cutter store on the outskirts of the village, doctor’s surgery, public house and Church together with rugby, football and cricket clubs. The village is home to the largest one day agricultural show in the County which is held annually in July with attendances generally in excess of 20,000 people.
The property is centrally located between the towns of Falmouth, Helston and Redruth and is within easy commuting distance of the City of Truro, Cornwall’s principal retail and commercial centre with private and state schools, college, hospitals, leisure and entertainment centers together with a mainline railway station to London Paddington. There are also mainline railway stations at both Camborne and Redruth. Penryn, with its expanding University Campus at Tremough, is 7 miles distant and the harbour town of Falmouth with its superb maritime facilities and access to the excellent sailing waters of the River Fal and Carrick Roads is approximately 8½ miles. The former market town of Helston, renowned for its annual Flora Day Furry Dance, is 7 miles away and is the gateway to the stunning Lizard Peninsula. The large conurbation of Redruth and Camborne is about 4 miles away and the A30 trunk road, providing easy access to the east and west of the County, is about 5 miles distant.
The property comprises a well presented three bedroom detached cottage, retaining a number of period features with exposed stone and rendered elevations under a pitched slate roof with a dormer extension to the rear elevation. The property is predominantly PVCu frame double glazed with an oil fired Rayburn providing ambient heating along with night storage heaters
The property is approached over a private drive from the highway, leading up to the cottage and various outbuildings. There is a second access direct from the highway to the rear of the property. The outbuildings, the majority having whitewashed elevations, are located to the rear and side of the cottage with an additional yard and general purpose shed located to the rear of the former cows house and enjoying good access to the highway.
Brookfield Farm has views over its own grounds to the front and the farmland and wider rural vista beyond. Carefully maintained gardens, divided into two areas, are located to the front of the property, predominantly laid to lawn, with herbaceous borders, paved patio and an octagonal summer house.