Best and Final offers by midday, Thursday 13th February 2020. Lot 5, Barn with field extending to approx. 5.75 acres. A detached barn with level to gently sloping land currently down to grass.
Further Lots available.
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 5 Parc Drea Barn with field extending to approximately 5.75 acres (2.33 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.
Skewes Farm is situated in attractive open rolling countryside lying approximately 5 miles south of 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 known as the gateway to the Lizard Peninsula, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with dramatic coastline providing superb cliff top and coastal walks.
Locally the coastal village of Mullion, approximately 2 miles distant, has a primary school and a highly regarded secondary school along with village facilities and a popular links golf club and course. The property is within easy reach of the spectacular rugged coastline, highly regarded by tourists and locals alike, with access to sandy beaches at Poldhu Cove, Mullion Cove, Predannack and Kynance Cove on the west side of the Lizard Peninsula.
The minor Council maintained country lane leading from Cury Cross Lanes to Whitecross provides good access to the farmhouse and yard and the various blocks of agricultural land.
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