For Sale
For Sale

Trenance Downs, St Austell

4 bedroom character property - 2.1
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
£740,000 Guide Price


  • Delightful property in an elevated position
  • Far-reaching countryside views to the south Cornish coast
  • Family residence and ancillary accommodation
  • 3,000sqft of workshop/storage building
  • Further garage/workshop
  • Stabling
  • Land extending to approx. 2.1 acres
  • A further 1.3 acres available by separate negotiation
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  • Floorplan
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Property Summary

A wonderful opportunity to acquire a property for dual family accommodation in an accessible position within easy reach of the St Austell town centre and the south Cornish coast.
  • Ref: LAT221148
  • Type: Character Property
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Garden, Land, Outbuilding
  • Council Tax Band: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Acreage: 2.1

Full Details

The Property
The property lies in an elevated rural position enjoying far reaching views, yet within easy reach of the town of St Austell, which boasts a wide range of retail and professional service as well as junior and senior education establishments.

The county town of Truro, the main administrative centre to the west is easily accessible by car or train from the mainline railway station.

The scenic south Cornish coast, and the historic harbour of Charlestown lies within easy reach as well as the famed Eden project.

Springfield has been in the same family ownership since 1999 and offers an excellent opportunity for a buyer seeking a rural property with space a good range of outbuildings, yet in an accessible position.

The property comprises a detached cottage which, over the clients’ ownership, has been remodelled to provide family accommodation over three floors. The property has been extended to provide an open plan kitchen/living/diner, utility room/cloakroom, dual aspect lounge with a conservatory on the ground floor, three double bedrooms with two bathrooms on the first floor and an open-plan attic room, which could be adapted to provide further accommodation if required. From the attic far reaching southerly views are enjoyed to the coast.

Accessed off a minor road on to a yard area with plenty of parking and turning space for numerous vehicles, the property is complemented by a detached two storey traditional stone barn which has been converted to provide ancillary accommodation and comprises:- bedroom, shower room on the ground floor, open plan kitchen/living/diner on the first floor.


To the front of the house lies an enclosed cottage style garden laid to lawn with a pond, with the garden leading round to the side and rear with a number of fruit trees and a paved sun terrace with mature herbaceous border to the rear.

Above the house lies a small Barn (5.2m x 2.5m) built of stone and block construction under a pitch roof, with electric. A timber frame Barn on a concrete base providing, Feed Store (3.39m x 2.09m) with electric and water; Store (3.5m x 2.3m); Stable (3.3m x 2.7m); and mezzanine storage area. Garage (12.7m x 6.2m) with inspection pit and a biomass boiler; adjoining Tool Shop (4.3m x 4m); Workshop (19.4m x 11.6m) with 11.6 x 3.45m overhang., adjoining
Generator Room (4.39m x 1.64m) and WC.

Agents note. The three-phase generator is available by separate negotiation.

The Land
The land lies to the rear of the house and extends in all to 2.1 acres, laid to pasture and suitable for grazing of horses and livestock.

From the land extensive views are enjoyed over the surrounding area towards the south Cornish coast.

Property Information
Services: Private water (borehole), mains electricity, private drainage. Bio mass wood chip boiler supplies heating and hot water. None of these services have been tested and therefore no guarantees can be given.
Council Tax Band: D EPC: House D – Barn D

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.

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 these particulars.

Agents Note: The field to the north of the house (edged blue on the plan) may be available by separate negotiation. This land is subject to a historical overage clause placed on the land by the previous landowner for a period of 20 years from 18th Nov 2011, tiggered by planning consent being granted for residential/commercial/holiday use development within this field.

Viewing & Directions
Viewings: Viewings strictly by appointment with the sole selling agents Lodge & Thomas. 01872 272722

Directions: Entering St Austell from Truro, turn left onto Truro Road travelling over the crossroads, follow the road down the hill. Turn left at the crossroads onto Gover Road, and then 2nd right onto Grove Road. Follow Grove road to the end, turning left onto Trenance Road. Without deviation, following road up the hill, under the railway and after approximately 1 mile the property will be found on the right hand side.

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