A secluded and beautifully elevated Georgian house surrounded by tranquil gardens and mature trees, overlooking its own parkland.
Trevarth House sits in a stunning, elevated position on the property overlooking exceptional parkland and distant rural views. The building is predominantly constructed of stone walls with a slate roof, with later addition of the orangery.
The property offers ample living space which comprises a central hall with galleried landing above, five bedrooms, four bath/shower rooms, impressive triple-aspect orangery with double doors on back and front external walls, kitchen/breakfast room with two-door vintage AGA converted to electricity, study, WC and store/gym which could be used as a swimming pool changing area. The owners have updated the bathrooms but there is opportunity to add further improvements/modernisations to the kitchen and other rooms in the house, if desired. There are many period features in the house to include the Victorian tiled floor in the hall, dado rails, cast iron fireplaces, large sash windows and tall ceilings.
The house also benefits from renewable energy from two types of solar panel: solar thermal panels on the orangery roof feed into the central heating system, with surplus feeding into the pool and solar photovoltaic panels on the barn (some temporarily removed for building work) feed into the domestic electricity system, with surplus going to the grid and earning feed in tariff.
The drive continues up past the house to the barn, located on the north-eastern boundary of the property. It is constructed of stone walls and is currently used for garden machinery, tool storage and a workshop on the ground floor. External stairs to the first floor lead to an additional storage room and window overlooking the driveway to the front. A new single storey extension is being constructed to form a double garage. This building could be adapted for additional accommodation or offices separate from the main dwelling (subject to the relevant consents).
The Garden and outbuildings
The front elevation of the house looks south over formal tiered gardens and onwards to the parkland, with a dining terrace facing south adjacent to the orangery. To the west is the enclosed swimming pool garden with tiled pool (approximately 12.5 metres long) and electric roller cover. Additional mature gardens and lawns lie to the north and west, interspersed with mature deciduous trees. There is an orchard with a variety of fruit trees including apple, pear, plum, mulberry and medlar. Nearby is a vegetable plot and fruit cage. In the arboretum are a number of interesting ornamental trees, such as Gingko, Cornus Kousa, Davidia and Wollemi Pine. A small brick outbuilding sits adjacent to the rear of the house and pool garden, housing the solar cylinder, pool filtration equipment, woodburning stove and a log store.
The driveway enters the property from the south western corner and gently sweeps past a mixture of mature and newly planted trees, a large pond and through the parkland up to the house. The property includes an area of old woodland with some significant oak trees and the current owners have extended the woodland into the lower field, which has been planted with native trees. In the spring there are naturalised snowdrops, daffodils and narcissi, followed by bluebells. The meadow has been left ungrazed for seventeen years, and is
cut once a year in summer for hay. Recently, southern marsh orchids have appeared.
The pond is home to frogs, toads and newts, and foxes, deer, badgers and rabbits are regular visitors. Buzzards, owls, woodpeckers, herons and many other birds are regularly seen.
In all the property amounts to around 11.61 acres.
Mains water and electricity, oil-fired central heating and mains drainage.
Solar thermal panels supplement the domestic system and solar panels on barn also feed into the domestic system, with surplus feeding into the grid.
Underfloor heating in the orangery and all rooms to the back of the house; radiators to the reminder of the house.
Partial secondary glazing. Broadband internet available.
Trevarth House is not listed but is set within the Cornwall and West Devon Landscape - World Heritage Site. Planning consent was gained in 2021 to extend the barn to provide additional garaging space (Planning reference: PA21/00913).
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS-
Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments, etc, are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.
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This is a fabulous small country estate with well-maintained gardens and potential for a cottage (subject to planning consent), elevated over its stunning parkland and views to the valley beyond.George HillProperty agent