Resparva Farmhouse, Summercourt

SITUATION

Resparva Farmhouse forms part of an attractive hamlet of four residential properties, centrally located between Brighton Cross, Summercourt and Mitchell. The farmhouse would have been the original residence for Resparva Farm, with the traditional buildings now converted and in separate ownership.  The property is approached off a minor Ccouncil road via a shared driveway leading to the hamlet and then to private gravelled parking area for the farmhouse.

The nearby village of Summercourt has a good range of services and amenities including shop, Post Office and florist, primary school (which dates back to 1828), children’s day nursery, car sales garage, London Inn public house, Fox’s Revenge pub, and is well known for holding the annual “Summercourt Fair” which is the longest running fair in Cornwall originating over 800 years ago. The main A30 arterial trunk road can be joined at Summercourt providing easy access to the east and west of the county.

Resparva Farmhouse is fairly centrally located between the City of Truro and the coastal towns of Newquay on the north coast and St. Austell on the South coast, all of which have more extensive services and facilities, supermarkets, junior and senior schools, colleges, hospitals, bus and railway stations, leisure and sports centres etc. Newquay airport is approximately 12 miles distant has regular flights to UK and European destinations.

THE PROPERTY

The farmhouse is primarily of traditional stone construction, the majority of the walls have rendered white washed elevations under a slate roof, with some feature exposed granite quoins. The farmhouse provides character accommodation retaining many period features including a lovely inglenook fireplace, beamed ceilings and deep set windows with window seats.

The adjoining cottage has a separate access and red brick lintels, has been utilised in the past for holiday letting and more recently let on a long term basis. If required, the cottage could easily be incorporated to form a larger single dwelling if required.