The Homestead, Trerice

A charming, unmodernised Cornish farmstead near the historic Trerice Manor

The Homestead, Trerice, Newquay TR8 4PH

A highly desirable 24 acre traditional Cornish smallholding

briefly comprising

a detached character 4 bedroom cottage style farmhouse with Aga

range of useful single and two storey buildings around a yard with potential STP

pasture land and wildlife amenity land including a stretch of the River Gannel

situated in a quiet and unspoilt rural location




The property is situated on the edge of the historic Trerice Estate, owned by The National Trust and Cornwall Council, and 2 miles from the centre of the harbour town and tourist resort of Newquay. The property is in a quiet rural situation in a valley through which runs part of the River Gannel on its way to the estuary at Crantock Beach.

The property has frontage to and access off a minor country road which leads from Lane on the edge of Newquay to Trerice, with part of the land on the left hand side before passing through a ford and leading up to the cottage, and further on to the remaining land, yard and buildings.

Newquay is a popular resort town which sees a huge influx of tourists during the holiday season. The town has good sporting, leisure, retail and business facilities and services together with a branch rail line to the main line at Par. Newquay Airport, with daily national and international flights, is approximately 8 miles distant.


The Homestead comprises a traditional detached cottage style farmhouse fronting the minor road with fenced off garden border areas to the front and a large lawned garden to the rear with fruit trees. There is an established Wisteria which grows over the front of the cottage. The garden runs down to the river and provides a lovely peaceful setting. The cottage is thought to be around 200 years old and is of stone construction under a pitched slate roof with multipane sash windows.

Opposite the cottage on the other side of the road is a lawned bank and stone piggery/fuel store which has always been maintained by the owner of the cottage (however it belongs to Cornwall Council). The cottage is situated in a very picturesque quiet rural setting with feature rambling garden to the rear.

The land comprises a mixture of productive agricultural land, currently in pasture together with lower lying summer grazing land with significant wildlife appeal together with some woodland.