• House - Detached
  • Property Type
  • 5
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Bathrooms


SOLD – Scott Parry Associates are pleased to report another successful sale – A beautiful detached farmhouse in need of some finishing works with traditional barn and extensive gardens and land.

SOLD – Scott Parry Associates are pleased to report another successful sale – A beautiful detached farmhouse in need of some finishing works with traditional barn and extensive gardens and land, in a prized south facing rural location close to the pretty riverside village of St Germans. Many Period/Traditional Features. About 2857 sq ft, 19′ Sitting Room, 15′ Dining Room, 18′ Breakfast Room, Kitchen, Cloaks/WC, 5 Double Bedrooms (1 Ensuite), 2 Bath/Shower Rooms, 3124 sq ft Traditional Barn (2 Storey), Garage (Dilapidated), Long Tree Lined Drive, Parking, Gardens, About 2 acres.


The historic village and prized village of St Germans stands adjacent to the River Lynher in a Conservation Area and within the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Facilities include a mainline railway station (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours), community shop/post office, primary school (Ofsted rated “Good”), Montessori Nursery, doctors’ surgery, church, public house, wine bar/restaurant and a sailing club with quay and long frontage to the River Lynher.

St Germans is also home to the beautiful Port Eliot Estate, the Estate opens it’s doors to the public for various events throughout the year and has a fabulous Grade 1 Listed Priory and House with gardens and parkland by the renowned landscape gardener Humphrey Repton.

A wide range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities are available at Saltash including a Waitrose store on its northern outskirts. St Mellion International Golf Resort (13 miles) offers unique 4-star facilities including an AA luxury hotel, leisure centre, Elemis day spa, tennis courts, a European Tour golf course, a brasserie and an award-winning restaurant.

The city of Plymouth has a historic waterfront with a ferry port with regular services to France and Northern Spain. The wide expanses and beaches of Whitsand and Looe Bay are within a short drive and provide boundless leisure opportunities. International flights are available from Newquay (35 miles) and Exeter (57 miles). The fabulous harbour side town of Fowey lies 22 miles to the west and the famous surfing beach of Polzeath is within about a one hour drive.

Treskelly Farm comprises a detached farmhouse in a fabulous south facing location from which it commands a stunning 180 degree panorama over the ha-ha taking in the wooded valley and surrounding unspoilt countryside. In our clients ownership since 2018 the property has been the subject of a renovation/improvement programme which remains unfinished, the property will appeal to buyers seeking to complete the works and stamp their own identity on this unique property which boasts many original and period features. We understand the property is connected to a borehole water supply but that mains water may be available subject to a connection charge and works.

The accommodation extends to about 2857 sq ft and briefly comprises – GROUND FLOOR – Porch – Reception Hall – 19′ Sitting Room – 15′ Dining Room – 18′ Breakfast Room – Kitchen – Family Bath/Shower Room with antique bath – FIRST FLOOR – 5 Double Bedrooms (1 Ensuite Shower/WC) – Further Bath/Shower Room – Dilapidated Dairy with no roof but floor and pipework installed for underfloor heating – may have potential for incorporation into the main residence subject to any consents.

There is also a “cabin” which has temporary permission for use during the renovation of the farmhouse – the accommodation extends to about 736 sq ft and has LPG central heating and full double glazing – briefly comprising – 19′ Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen – 2 Double Bedrooms – Shower/WC – Laundry Room.

The property is approached over a long (400 yards) tree lined private drive (owned by Treskelly Farm but with rights of way over in favour of the neighbouring farmland and three residential users – 25% maintenance liability). This leads to an ample parking/turning area for many cars.

The partially walled gardens have a fine south aspect with views over the ha-ha, predominantly lawn with various trees and shrubs together with natural areas. The gardens extend to about 1.4 acres and provide great scope for the creative gardener to provide formal gardens and space for self sufficiency/smallholding. The driveway and verges extend to a further 0.60 acres.

A large and traditionally constructed stone barn provides storage/workshop and extends to about 3124 sq ft over two floors. There is also a dilapidated diary attached to the rear of the house which may have potential for incorporation into the main residence to provide further accommodation – subject to any consents that may be required.


Using Sat Nav – Postcode PL12 5PE

There are a number of covenants which benefit the property and the adjoining estate. These include – to not use the property as a camping or caravan site – not to use the property as anything other than as a single private dwellinghouse provided that the barn on the property may be used as a garage and ancillary accommodation to the main house.

Property Documents

  • Address St. Germans, Saltash, Cornwall
  • City Saltash
  • State/county Cornwall
  • Zip/Postal Code PL12 5PE
  • Area St Germans


Updated on November 28, 2023 at 7:17 pm
  • Price: Offers Over £700,000
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Property Type: House - Detached
  • Property Status: Sold

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