Skewes Farm was a working dairy farm until 2019, the farm having been in the family for a number of generations and which is now being sold for genuine retirement reasons.
LOT 4 ‘Village Hall’ land extending to just under 19 acres (7.7 hectares) With countryside and coastal views and comprised within two fields together with a small wooded copse. A useful size block of gently sloping land adjacent to the Village Hall currently in maize stubble but suitable for growing a wide variety of crops. In all, extending to approximately 18.9 acres (7.65 hectares). A detached of Barn (36’ x 12’2’’ external) of concrete block construction with lean-to, under a pitch corrugated sheeted roof, situated in the corner of the field in a slightly elevated position taking advantage of distant countryside views to the north east. The barn was subject to Pre-Application Advice from Cornwall Council in 2018 for the conversion of the dilapidated agricultural building to a dwelling (Reference No. PA18/01294/Preapp). The conclusion of the Pre-app stated ‘ there could be policy support for the proposal of a conversion to a dwelling at this location if the applicant is able to demonstrate that the building is structurally sound and if the proposal is of a design and scale which is considered to lead to an enhancement to the immediate setting’. Further details available from the selling agents.
The field has good road access, is level or gently sloping and has Cornish hedges to its boundaries. Currently down to grass, the land is also suitable for growing a wide variety of crops appealing to hobby farmers and equestrian enthusiasts.