Conveniently located smallholding between Falmouth and Helston within easy reach of local amenities.
Briefly comprising an attractive Grade II Listed traditional Cornish farmhouse, a range of traditional outbuildings with development potential, subject to planning, set in well maintained formal gardens and land,
extending in all to approximately 17.32 acres (7ha).
Trussall Farm is approached via a minor Council maintained road between Brill and Trevenen Bal, then over a no-through country lane leading to the tree lined driveway which is initially shared with the neighbouring property, and continues on through granite gateposts to the farmhouse and yard. The property comprises a detached “L” shape Grade II Listed Cornish farmhouse of traditional stone and granite construction under a slate roof with three impressive chimneystacks and enjoys a south westerly aspect. The farmhouse retains a wealth of charm and character features including beamed and panelled ceilings, sash windows, open inglenook fireplaces etc.
The land surrounds the farmstead and attractive country views are enjoyed over the farmland and rolling wooded countryside beyond. Trussall Farm is being marketed for sale with approximately 17.32 acres (7 ha), however, further land of up to 45 acres is available by separate negotiation.
The farmhouse - The accommodation with oil fired central heating and double glazing briefly comprises:
Entrance Conservatory: UPVC frame construction with double glazed windows on two sides, French doors, door to
Entrance Hall: Tessellated tiled floor, electric circuit board, beamed and panelled ceiling, staircase to first floor.
Lounge: Two sash windows to the front, granite pillared fireplace with slate mantle and hearth, housing electric fire.
Dining Room: Dual aspect room with three sash windows to the front elevation, two window seats, window to rear with garden views, feature fireplace housing wood burner, recessed shelving to side, slate and brick hearth, exposed timber lintel over, exposed beamed and panelled ceiling, coat cupboard and store, oil fired Rayburn providing domestic hot water with side counters and cupboards, exposed lintel over, cupboards and storage to sides.
Kitchen: Galley style dual aspect kitchen with matching range of floor and wall mounted units, stainless steel twin sink unit, tiled floor, space for washing machine and dishwasher, Worcester oi fired providing central heating, stable door to
Rear Conservatory: UPVC frame construction with double glazed windows, double doors to outside, views over garden.
Family Bathroom: Jacuzzi corner bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, three obscure windows, inset ceiling lights, loft access, fully tiled walls and floor.
Galleried Landing: Sash window to front elevation, loft access.
Bedroom 1: Two sash windows to the front elevation, loft access.
Bedroom 2: Window to rear with window seat.
Bedroom 3: Two sash windows to front side.
Adjoining the house is a Lean-to Store (2.48m x 2.45m) with power and light connected. To the rear of the farmhouse lies a formal garden area predominantly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders and rear gravelled terrace, accessed from the garden or rear conservatory, ideal for alfresco dining with numerous mature shrubs and plants. Within the rear garden is the former Ham House (2.58m x 2.49m) of traditional stone construction. Outside WC with low level suite and wash hand basin.
The remaining gardens lie to the front and have been carefully landscaped and nurtured over time by the vendors providing a plethora of colour and textures. The lawned area is interspersed with flowering borders. Former outside wc now used for storage. There is a small orchard with numerous apple trees and an area ideal for growing vegetables/kitchen garden etc. To the side of the entrance drive lies a Greenhouse.
The buildings lie to the south of the property and comprise a range of traditional stone built former agricultural farm buildings which would lend themselves to alternative use/conversion, subject to planning permission and consents etc. And would be suitable as additional residential accommodation for dependent relatives, holiday letting or commercial use.
The outbuildings briefly comprise:
Nissan Hut (9.08m x 5.47m) concrete floor, double door vehicle access at one end, pedestrian door at the rear.
Traditional stone Single Storey Barn: (23.73m x 4.36m) with corrugated roof, original stone floor and internal concrete block dividing walls.
Former Cows House of traditional stone construction with part concrete block, currently in a state of disrepair, Lean-to Store under corrugated roof.
Former Dairy (10.43m x 4.60m) with five cubicle housing under former scantle slate roof, now collapsed, door to Rear Stores and adjoining double height Former Cows House (10m x 6.34m) with mono-pitch corrugated roof, vehicle door to front. Adjoining concrete block Store (4m x 2.86m) power and light connected, pitched corrugated roof.
Within an adjoining filed to the yard lies a portal framed Dutch Barn (13.7 m x 6m) of reinforced concrete stanchions under a sheeted roof, open one side and front, spaced board timber cladding to rear and side.
The land being sold with Trussall Farm extends to 17.32 acres (edged red) with further land, up to 45 acres (18.21 ha) available by separate negotiation (edged blue)
The land is contained within three principal enclosures laid to pasture, suitable for the grazing of horses or livestock. There is an amenity area of land and rough grazing with woodland attracting a diverse range of flora, fauna and wildlife, bordered by a stream. Within the grounds is a former quarry, now flooded, surrounded by woodland creating an attractive scenic wildlife feature.
The additional land, extending to approximately 45 acres (18.21ha) adjoins the holding and is divided into manageable enclosures and enclosed by traditional Cornish hedge banks. The land is laid to pasture and benefits from access direct to the county highway.
Agents Note: If the addition land is sold separately, rights will be reserved for access to the private water supply, subject to an annual maintenance/usage charge, to feed the water troughs on the land forming part of Trussall Farm.
Services: Mains Electricity connected. Private spring water supply. Private foul drainage system.
None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Interested applicants are advised to make their own enquiries and investigations prior to making an offer.
Wayleaves, easements & rights of way: The sale will be subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way as may exist. There are two Public Footpaths across the property, one along the western boundary along the stream, the second crosses field No. Os 4252, across the drive, then out across Field No os 5871.
Council tax: Band D, £1,692.
local authorities: Cornwall Council, County Hall, Truro, Tel: Western Power Distribution, Tel: South West Water, Exeter, Tel:
particulars & plan: Whilst every care is taken in the preparation of these particulars, their accuracy is not guaranteed, and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Any intending purchaser/s must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars.
The attached plan is not to scale and is for the purpose of identification only. Although believed to be correct the accuracy of the plan is in no way guaranteed nor does it form part of the Contract.
Viewings: Strictly and only by appointment with the selling agents, Lodge & Thomas, 58 Lemon Street, Truro, TR1 2PY. Tel: , Email:
Trussall is a small sporadic hamlet situated between Helston and Penryn, approximately 1 mile south of the A394. The nearby village of Gweek, at the head of the Helford River renowned for its day sailing, provides amenities including village stores and public house and there is a local primary school at Boskenwyn, approximately 2.5 miles distance.
The old market town of Helston, approximately 4 miles to the west, provides a wide range of retail and professional services along with health, leisure and entertainment facilities. Penryn, home to the Combined University of Cornwall Campus at Tremough, and the harbour town of Falmouth to the east provide an extensive range of restaurants, shops, café’s and professional services, together with access to the renowned sailing waters of the Carrick Roads and Fal Estuary.
The City of Truro, about 15 miles distant, is the administration centre for Cornwall and has extensive services and facilities on offer including private and state schools, college, hospitals, retail, business and industrial outlets, health, leisure and entertainment centres, sports and social clubs etc.
Trussall Farm is located in a rural position within attractive scenic countryside with walks and riding out along country lanes and bridleways, and is within easy access of the coastline and beaches on the South Coast as well as the stunning Lizard Peninsula. Stithians Reservoir with its Lake and Watersports Centre is about 7 miles distant and is popular with waters sports enthusiasts, walkers and fly fishing.