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Retire, Bodmin Offers in Excess of £300,000

Under Offer
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** VIEWING NOW CLOSED! - BEST AND FINAL OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED IN WRITING BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON TUESDAY 2ND JUNE ** A renovation opportunity set within the small rural hamlet of Retire, featuring a traditional farmhouse with a range of mostly dilapidated farm buildings and approximately 7 acres of land.

Briefly Comprises- Entrance porch, lounge, reception room/study, dining room, kitchen, landing, three double bedrooms, bathroom, oil fired central heating, attached two storey barn (partly converted), large single storey outbuilding (workshop/livestock housing), lean-to store, garden, parking, yard, various agricultural buildings, two fields sown to pasture (2.81 acres) and the remainder as woodland. NOTE:- An additional 5.67 acre field is available by separate negotiation (see details).

Bodmin PL30 5LP
County: Cornwall
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: CJL00501


'Retire' is a small rural hamlet in the heart of the countryside, nestled between the parishes of Withiel and Lanivet. The nearest town is Bodmin which lies approximately five miles west of the property, offering a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities, including a mainline train station at Bodmin Parkway. The nearby village of Lanivet provides everyday amenities and the property is a very short drive from the A30 trunk road with excellent links to the rest of the county and beyond.

ACCOMMODATION (All sizes approximate):-


Front Entrance Porch

Glazed entrance door. Windows to front and side elevation. Part glazed internal door opening into:-


12' 9'' x 11' 4'' (3.88m x 3.45m)

Sash window to front elevation. Beamed ceiling. Large granite fireplace with solid fuel stove (not in working order). Slate flagstone floor. Radiator. Door and stairs to first floor. Door to dining room. Door into:-

Reception Room/Study

12' 2'' x 10' 1'' (3.70m x 3.08m)

Sash window to front elevation. Granite fireplace. Radiator. Beamed ceiling.

Dining Room

10' 4'' x 9' 3'' (3.15m x 2.83m)

uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation. Slate flagstone floor. Two telephone points. Recess with solid fuel rayburn. Radiator. Part glazed door to open side entrance porch. Narrow door to stairwell. Door into:-


10' 10'' x 7' 0'' (3.31m x 2.14m) (Plus door recess)

Basic range of base and drawer units with rolled edge worktops. Inset stainless steel sink. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor. Space for electric cooker. Built-in shelved cupboard. uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation.



uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation with views over fields. Small loft hatch. Built-in narrow shelved cupboard. Radiator. Doors to all bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom One

12' 7'' x 11' 7'' (3.83m x 3.54m)

Sash window to front elevation with countryside views. Radiator.

Bedroom Two

11' 9'' x 10' 4'' (3.58m x 3.14m)

Sash window to front elevation with countryside views. Radiator. Large loft hatch.

Bedroom Three

11' 5'' x 10' 0'' (3.48m x 3.04m)

uPVC double glazed window to rear with views over fields. Radiator. Built-in cupboard.


9' 8'' x 9' 3'' (2.95m x 2.81m)

Suite comprising:- Corner bath, separate shower cubicle, low level W.C and pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiled walls. Radiator. uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation with views over fields.


Ground Floor Area

21' 9'' x 18' 3'' (6.64m x 5.56m) (Maximum)

Part glazed front entrance door. Window to front elevation. Radiator. Stairs rising to:-

First Floor Area

18' 4'' x 16' 3'' (5.59m x 4.96m) (Maximum)

Window to front elevation with countryside views. Access to eaves.


Private south facing garden to the front with a large outbuilding at the far end and a lean-to store adjoining the property itself which is accessed via double doors from the roadside. There are a range of dilapidated farm buildings surrounding the adjacent yard with gated vehicular access off the public highway. The gently sloping pasture land lies predominantly to the south-east of the farmhouse and in two parcels (1.62 acres and 1.19 acres respectively), the larger field has a dilapidated shelter and is also accessible from the road via a 6 bar metal gate. The remainder of the land is scrubby woodland and extends to 4.11 acres or thereabouts.

Detached Single Storey Outbuilding

Concrete block construction with a pitched corrugated galvanised iron roof. Sub-divided and comprising:-


20' 10'' x 15' 11'' (6.35m x 4.84m)

Personal door to side. Large window to front. Workbenches. Light and power connected. Door into:-

Livestock Housing

54' 4'' x 15' 11'' (16.56m x 4.85m)

Double doors to rear. Three doors and windows to front. Two additional livestock shelters measuring 16' 1'' x 11' 8'' (4.90m x 3.56m) each.


An additional 5.67 acre field sown to permanent grass and with good road access is situated to the north of the holding and is available by separate negotiation (Offers in excess of £60,000).


Mains electricity. Private water supply (Borehole) and drainage system.


Cornwall Council. Tax Band 'C'.


From the Victoria Interchange just off the A30 near Roche, approach the second roundabout to the north and take the second exit towards Tremore on 'Old Coach Road'. Shortly after turn left (signposted for Ruthernbridge & Withiel). Take the next right (also signposted as before) and continue on this country road for about 1.5 miles. At the next crossroads turn right and follow the road for about a mile towards Retire and the property is on the right-hand side.

Bodmin PL30 5LP
County: Cornwall
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: CJL00501

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