Detached house for sale in St. Mawes, Truro TR2

Guide price £2,250,000 (£471/sq. ft)
4 4 3 4,782 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • A bespoke and quality detached family residence
  • Further 35 acres with foreshore on national trust license
  • Large barn with lapsed planning history
  • Stunning countryside and river views from the property
  • Surrounding circa 15 acres of private land
  • Access to the percuil river
  • Detached office and triple car port
  • Convenient location to st mawes

Property description

A unique opportunity! A bespoke and quality family sized residence with exceptional views, set in a delightfully private setting with circa 15 acres of surrounding land rolling down towards the foreshore of the Percuil River, situated conveniently to the exclusive village of St Mawes & the City of Truro.

Arguably one of the most sought after waterfront locations in the UK, with its naturally mild climate, St Mawes and the surrounding South Cornish coastline is the perfect setting for this truly fantastic private family home.Nancorras is without doubt a very special and unique home. It is evident that the current owners have carried out a painstaking and detailed build of the house with the support of an oak frame, constructed by highly renowned Carpenter Oak, to ensure that all the modern comforts and fixtures and fittings come together effortlessly throughout to create an extremely comfortable and luxurious house in a prime position.What sets Nancorras apart from many other fine homes in Cornwall and The Roseland, is not only its impressive position and its view across and down to the Percuil River and countryside beyond, but its 'end-user' design quality, and fabulous rural setting surrounded by its own land.Not only is Nancorras the perfect holiday and family home, it is also a wonderful house for entertaining. Of particular note is the large open plan kitchen that links both the sitting room and dining room, all of which open out on to the terraces; perfect for spring and summer alfresco dining and parties. Furthermore, with a total of 4 bedrooms, including the potential conversion of the office studio, there is ample accommodation to cater for a large number of family members and guests. Suited towards the lifestyle change, retiring or family buyer as a perfect private residence, Nancorras would also suit the second homebuyer looking for a bespoke property with amazing views and no near neighbours.

Nancorras comprises:
Formal Entrance • Drawing Room • Kitchen Breakfast Room • Dining Hall • Studio / Study • Utility Room • Boot Room / WC • Master Bedroom Suite • 2 further Bedroom Suites • 1 further Bedroom • Family Bathroom • Galleried Landing and Mezzanine Levels. Office • Triple Car Port • Workshop • In all about 15 Acres.A further circa 35 acres of land, some with foreshore frontage, is available on license via its owners, The National Trust. A large barn, with lapsed planning permission for a 3 bedroom detached house.

St Just in Roseland
St Just-in-Roseland is a small village just two miles from St Mawes. It is renowned for its lovely Church in a delightful waterside setting of great beauty. There is a boatyard with deep moorings in the creek that merges into the fine sailing waters of Carrick Roads and Falmouth Bay. The village is well served by visiting tradesmen and the nearby St Mawes.

Location summary – (distances and times are approximate)
Truro - 10 miles via car ferry. Falmouth - 25 minutes by passenger ferry or 15 miles by car ferry. Newquay Airport - 29 miles with flights to London Gatwick (70 minutes), and Manchester (80 minutes). St Austell - 15 miles with London Paddington 4 hours by rail. Plymouth - 58 miles. Exeter - 97 miles.

St Mawes
This enchanting south facing harbour village is found on the eastern side of the Fal Estuary, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with much of its surroundings owned by the National Trust. The village is centred round its quaint harbour, its own beaches and Castle. It has a good wide range of amenities, which are open all year, including butchers, bakers, convenience store, post office / newsagent, doctors, hairdressers, dentist, pharmacy, village hall, church, delicatessen and clothing shops including Fat Face. The village also has two public houses, and an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, art galleries, gift and ice cream Mawes has long been one of the West Country's more desirable and exclusive destinations, with Olga Polizzi's Hotel Tresanton and the recently re-modelled Idle Rocks Hotel both luring the rich and famous. The village has superbly varied and accessible sailing waters and an active sailing club with a full programme of village regattas, club races and various national championships to cater for all a wider context, Cornwall has been enjoying a renaissance offering a range of accessible attractions such as the Eden Project, the National Maritime Museum, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Tate Gallery, Truro Cathedral. Fine dining Michelin star and celebrity chef restaurants are in abundance, including Rick Stein (Falmouth and Padstow), Jamie Oliver (Fifteen), Nathan Outlaw (St Enodoc, Rock), Paul Ainsworth (Padstow), and the Roseland's own Chris Eden at the Driftwood, Rosevine.

Gardens and Grounds
Nancorras sits within circa 15 acres of landscaped gardens and south facing grassland; a very prominent feature of the house and extremely unique for its coastal position. With a stunning back-drop over the surrounding countryside and Percuil River, few houses enjoy such a spectacular private setting. There are a series of garden terraces around the house that are perfect for sheltered entertaining and alfresco dining.

Oil fired heating, mains electricity, private water and drainage.

Potential – subject to any planning consents
An extensive Barn of around 10,000 sq ft is located near the main house has lapsed planning permission for the demolition of the barn and to build an ancillary 3 bedroom detached family house within the footprint

National Trust License
Our clients, for many years, have licensed a further circa 35 acres of connecting land, much of which flows down to the foreshore, at a fixed sum of £2,400 per annum.

Energy Performance Rating “D".

Fixtures and Fittings
All items usually known as fixtures and fittings whether mentioned or not in these particulars together are excluded from the sale but some may be available by separate negotiation.

After leaving "St. Just-in-Roseland" and heading towards "St Mawes", take the first driveway on the left hand side, signed "Trevennel Farm". Continue down single track lane until the end, about 1 mile. You will pass through an old farmyard where you will need to open/close a metal gate. Continue a further 300 meters until you arrive at Nancorras.

Property info

Floor Plan - Main View original

Nearby transport

  • Falmouth Docks (2.9 miles)
  • Falmouth Town (3.3 miles)
  • Penmere (3.9 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (80.0 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (111.4 miles)
  • The Blaye Airport (128.4 miles)
  • St Mawes Ferry Landing (1.4 miles)
  • Place Ferry Landing (1.6 miles)
  • Philleigh King Harry Ferry Landing (2.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Gerrans School (1.1 miles)
  • St Mawes School (1.2 miles)
  • Flushing School (2.9 miles)
  • Truro and Penwith College (7.3 miles)
  • Cornwall College (15.3 miles)
  • UTC Plymouth (39.2 miles)
  • Falmouth School (4.2 miles)
  • Penryn College (4.9 miles)
  • Truro High School (6.0 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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