Pollard Farmhouse, Gweek, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 0QG
Pollard Farmhouse is a four bedroom, four reception room farmhouse with garage and private parking located on a working farm near Gweek and Helston in south Cornwall.
2 acres and a barn available by separate negotiation.
2 acre agricultural field and barn available by separate negotiation!!
Pollard Farmhouse is situated in attractive open rolling countryside, approximately 1½ miles from the historic market town of Helston, famous for its annual Flora Day and Furry Dance. Helston has a good range of services and amenities including health, leisure, education, business and retail outlets, is home to RNAS Culdrose and is the gateway to the Lizard Peninsula. The hamlet of Boskwenwyn has a local primary school. The village of Gweek is about 2 miles distant situated at the head of the Helford River, which is popular with sailors and boasts numerous creeks and inlets including Frenchman’s Creek made famous by Daphne Du Maurier’s novel of the same name. The village has a local shop, Post Office, public house and is home to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary.
Accessed off the minor Council maintained country lane leading from Boskenwyn to Pemboa. The concrete laid farm lane is about 0.4 of a mile long with a cattle grid at the entrance and provides a very attractive drive through the land leading to the farmstead. The lane is shared by two other properties.
The farmhouse is positioned to the north of the farmstead and comprises a former Cornish ‘longhouse’ which was extended several years ago to provide four bedroom family accommodation with attached traditional stone barns. The farmhouse is of traditional stone and cob construction with the main house having rendered front and side elevations and a small front garden and raised lawned area to the rear.
The property comprises the following accommodation:-
Timber Entrance Porch: sliding door in, glazed on three sides, entrance door to
Entrance Hall: staircase to first floor with understairs cupboard, night storage heater.
Dining Room: 13’4’’ x 13’, double glazed window to front, ceiling light, night storage heater, cupboard to side of chimneybreast, half glazed door to
Lounge: 15’1’’ x 15’1’’ reducing to 13’, window to side and attractive views, beamed ceiling, local stone fireplace with open hearth, recess to either side and deep corner cupboard, ceiling and wall lights.
Breakfast Room: 10’ x 7’2’’, window to rear, light blue oil fired Aga, fitted table unit.
Kitchen: 17’3’’ x 7’5’’ reducing to 7’2’’, two windows to the rear, range of fitted floor and wall cupboard units with roll top work surface, inset sink and drainer, space for washing machine and fridge, door to
Rear Entrance / Utility: 9’8’’ x 7’3’ with two built-in storage cupboards Belfast sink and rear door.
Study/Office: 13’11’’ x 9’, chimneybreast with recesses to the side, deep set window, glazed sliding door.
Bedroom 1: 10’ x 9’3’’, window to front, ceiling light.
Bedroom 2: 13’5’’ x 9’, window to front, exposed section of chimneybreast providing shelves and recess to side.
Master Bedroom 3: 14’9’’ x 14’7’’, window to side, chimneybreast with built-in cupboards to side one with loft access inside, ceiling and wall lights,
Shower Room: opaque window, shower cubicle with Aqualisa electric shower, airing cupboard housing hot water tank with immersion heater and shelves, pedestal hand basin with splash back tiling and mirror above, wc.
Bedroom 4: 14’2’’ x 8’7’’, window to the front, chimneybreast with recess and shelves to the side.
Garage: 20’ x 10’, situated to the front of the farmhouse, of concrete block construction with a corrugated sheeted roof, roller door, power and light, electricity meters and fuse board.
Concrete yard for parking.
Front and rear garden.
LAND AND BARN: The property is located on a working farm, owned and farmed by the landlord of the property. A grass field of approximately 2.13 acres / 0.86 hectares close to the farmhouse is available to rent by separate negotiation. There is also a barn on the farm close to the field and the house that is available to rent by separate negotiation. The rental charge for these will be in the region of £100 to £200 per month depending on what is required.
SERVICES Mains electricity. Mains telephone. Mains water. Septic Tank. Electric storage heaters. Oil fired Aga. Open fire. Payment for all utilities charges will be the responsibility of the Tenant.
PETS Pets may be considered, subject to negotiation.
SMOKING Not permitted inside the property.
EPC Energy Performance Certificate = E (44).
COUNCIL TAX The property falls within Cornwall Council Tax Band C for the Parish of Gweek. The 2020/21 charge is understood to be £1,642.88 (£136.91 PCM) for which the Tenant will be responsible.
(Lodge and Thomas do not charge application fees) After you have viewed the property, please complete the Application and Referencing Form that will be e-mailed to you at your request. Please note that the referees you provide will be contacted by the Company that undertakes our referencing work.
INGOING PAYMENTS DUE FROM NEW TENANTS:
The successful Applicant will be required to sign an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement. Prior to keys being handed over you will be required to make the following payments: -
RENT: (THE FIRST MONTH'S RENT DUE IN ADVANCE)
First month's rent due prior to commencement of the Tenancy. Rent is per calendar month and is due monthly in advance by Standing Order.
DEPOSIT: (RETURNABLE AT END OF TENANCY SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS)
A Tenant's Damage Deposit will be due prior to the commencement of the Tenancy. This will be held by the Landlord/Agent and registered with an approved Scheme. The Deposit will be returned to the Tenant at the end of the Tenancy, subject to conditions being fulfilled. The Tenant and Landlord will each be issued with a Deposit Protection Certificate and an Information Leaflet explaining the Deposit Scheme, as required by Law.
VIEWING Strictly and only by prior appointment with the Sole Letting Agents:
Lodge & Thomas, 58 Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PY