In total, approximately 5,580 sq. ft. of living accommodation
Approximately 50.36 acres
Direct river frontage
Two adjoining properties and an annexe
South House is the southern half of the property at Lower Trevollard. The current owners have extended and modernised the house to create a spacious family home with flexible accommodation. A pretty footbridge leads to the first floor open-plan kitchen/sitting/dining room which has an attractive high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. There is plenty of bespoke fitted storage, and the kitchen is well-equipped with a dishwasher, fridge freezer, electric oven and an electric hob. Lovely far-reaching views can be appreciated from this room. A glazed door gives access to outside granite steps to the garden. Also on the first floor is a stylish family bathroom, plus a very spacious master bedroom suite with a high vaulted ceiling, a bespoke four-poster bed, a dressing area and an en suite shower room. An additional large double bedroom completes the first floor. This bedroom also has an attractive vaulted ceiling, as well as benefitting from a large southfacing balcony with incredible uninterrupted
views of the surrounding countryside.
Downstairs there is a very spacious south-facing living room that features a Scandinavian-style Hwam wood burner and large bifold doors that open onto an impressive south-facing decked terrace which is ideally-placed for appreciating the wonderful views. There is a small kitchenette in this room with an electric oven, hob, refrigerator and an extractor fan. The placement of the kitchenette provides the potential for this part of the house to be used as an annexe; it would be suitable for letting on Airbnb for example. There are two double bedrooms on the ground floor, both serviced by a large shower room. Also on this floor is a useful porch/boot room, a snug with a Scandinavian-style Rais wood burner and a well-proportioned office with exposed beams and a glass door leading out to the gardens. There is also boiler room offering storage and drying facilities.
North House is the northern half of the house at Lower Trevollard and is a four bedroom property with spacious, well-presented accommodation. There is a door, currently hidden and not in use,
that connects North and South House so the properties could be used as one large residence if required. Lower Trevollard presents a rare opportunity to purchase a property that would be highly suitable for multi-generational living or, alternatively, it could provide an income by letting one half of the main house whilst using the other as a main residence.
A large, open plan sitting room/dining room provides the main living space on the ground floor. This well-presented reception room benefits from an attractive stone floor with underfloor heating, a wood burner and American oak-framed double glazed windows. A south-west facing English oak-framed garden room is accessed from the sitting room, providing lovely views of the surrounding gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room is to the rear of the house, featuring an oil-fired Heritage range cooker and central heating boiler, an integrated dishwasher and refrigerator. A spacious office, utility room, shower (wet)room and conservatory/boot room complete the ground floor.
Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms, a single bedroom and family bathroom. The master bedroom has its own dressing room and each of the bedrooms have lovely views of the gardens and surrounding landscape. The second bedroom has an en suite shower room.
The Cider House (annexe)
The Cider House is a detached annexe, located across the drive from North House. The front door opens into a kitchen/breakfast room with a wood burner, electric hob, refrigerator, freezer and electric underfloor heating. There is a downstairs shower room with WC and a spacious sitting room with underfloor heating and French doors leading to the gardens, providing lovely views of the surroundings. Upstairs, there is a large double bedroom.
Lower Trevollard is situated in the peaceful hamlet of Trevollard, approximately 1.2 miles from the Cornish village of Trematon. Situated between the Lynher and Tamar estuary, Trematon is located within one of the region’s most scenic areas, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just a short drive west of the Tamar Bridge. Positioned near to the Tamar Valley, Lower Trevollard enjoys all the benefits of a beautiful rural location and yet it is immediately accessible to a host of amenities including a well-regarded local Inn at Trematon and a Waitrose Store, just 3 miles away.
In the local area there are many opportunities for recreational pursuits including walking, riding and sailing. The property is readily accessible to Dartmoor National Park and the dramatic and unspoilt South Cornwall and South Devon coastline, including the beautiful Whitsand Bay just 12 miles away. Nearby are the famous St. Mellion International Golf Resort and China Fleet Golf & Country Club. There is excellent sailing direct from the property’s private quay as well as in the Tamar Estuary and along the coastline. There are also three first class yacht marinas in Plymouth. Horse racing is at Newton Abbot, Exeter, Taunton and Wincanton.
The historic naval port of Plymouth is approximately 8 miles away and offers extensive cultural, recreational and educational facilities including three theatres, Drakes Circus shopping centre, many sporting facilities and a good university. The Barbican area has retail art galleries, numerous bars and eating places including the Barbican Kitchen and others at Royal William Yard. The port has regular cross-channel ferry services to France and northern Spain.
The cathedral city of Exeter, approximately 53 miles away, offers a wide choice of cultural activities with theatres, the RAMM museum, an arts centre and a wealth of good shopping and restaurants, including John Lewis and an IKEA. There are several primary and secondary schools, both state and independent, and Exeter University
is recognised as one of the leading universities in the country.
Communication links are excellent. There is a mainline railway service from Plymouth to London Paddington, with regular rail services taking just over 3 hours. Road links are good; to the east the A38 Devon Expressway provides dual carriageway links to Exeter and the M5 motorway network (J31) whilst to west the A38 and the A30 provide access to the city of Truro. Approximately 54 miles away, Exeter International Airport offers daily flights to London City Airport as well as a number of European destinations, whilst Cornwall Airport Newquay also offers a range of domestic and international flights.
The main entrance to Lower Trevollard is via North House and The Cider House. There is a gravelled private drive that provides parking space for multiple vehicles. Accessed via this driveway is a large single garage, as well as a shed with a gardener’s WC. There is also another drive at Lower Trevollard that leads to South House, with a workshop/carport accessed from here.
The gardens at Lower Trevollard are beautiful, enjoying complete privacy and seclusion. There is a large area of level lawn with a summerhouse that provides the perfect outdoor space for al fresco dining and entertaining. The gardens have a wide variety of attractive flora including apple trees, willow, birch and a fruit cage with raspberries and various other fruits. There is also a greenhouse and a hot tub within the grounds. A large pond within the gardens provides a haven for wildlife and species of waterfowl. There is also a more formal pond in front of the south western side of the North House.
The land at lot 1 (outlined in pink on plan) extends to approximately 50.36 acres. The land is predominantly pasture, but there is also an orchard and some areas of woodland. Within this land there is a 5 bay steel-framed agricultural barn. There is direct river frontage to the River Lynher on the western boundary, including Trevollard Quay.
There are areas of saltings which are attractive to wildlife, are in a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest, and have riparian rights.
Further land is available by separate negotiation.