Arguably one of the most sought after waterfront locations in the UK, with its naturally mild climate, St Mawes and the surrounding South Cornish coast-line is the perfect setting for this truly fantastic private family home. Nancorras is unique. It is built with an oak frame, constructed by highly renowned Carpenter Oak, and provides an exceptionally comfortable and luxurious house in a prime position. What sets Nancorras apart from many other fine homes in Cornwall is not only its impressively private position as well as its views across the Percuil River and National Trust owned countryside beyond, but its fabulous rural setting surrounded by its own land, that on the eastern side, leads down to the foreshore of the river. A water sports enthusiasts dream!
Nancorras is a wonderful house for entertaining. Of particular note is the large open plan kitchen that links both the drawing room and dining room. Furthermore, with the main residence amounting to a total floor area of around 4782 square feet, there is potential for conversion, (subject to planning consents), of the office studio/workshop as well as the footprint of the large 10,000 square foot barn for ancillary accommodation for those looking for a home with income or annexed accommodation for a relative. Suited towards the retiring or family buyer either as a lifestyle change permanent residence, Nancorras would also suit the second homebuyer looking for a bespoke property with amazing views and no near neighbours.
The accommodation comprises:
Formal Entrance, Drawing Room, Kitchen Breakfast Room, Dining Hall, Studio / Study, Utility Room, Boot Room / WC, Master Bedroom Suite, 2 further Bedroom Suites, Bedroom 4, Family Bathroom, Galleried Landing.
Office, Triple Car Port, Workshop, In all about 15 Acres.
Large Barn, with lapsed planning permission for a 3 Bedroom Detached Holiday Let.
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. Cornwall Airport Newquay: 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.
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 shops.
St 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.
In 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 (Port Isaac), 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 being extremely unique for its coastal position. With a stunning backdrop 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.
Oil fired heating, mains electricity, private water and drainage.
Potential: subject to any planning consents
The extensive Barn of around 10,000 sq ft is located near the main house has lapsed planning permission for its demolition and to build an ancillary 3 bedroom detached holiday let within the footprint.
National Trust License (By Separate Negotiation)
The owners of Nancorras hold a license agreement with the National Trust on a further circa 35 acres of connecting land.
Energy Performance Rating: D
Council Tax Band: G
Land Registry Title Number: CL121261.
Directions: TR2 5AD
Proceed off the main Truro to Austell road and find the A3078, towards St Mawes. You will pass through Trewithian and then St Just-in-Roseland. After leaving St. Just-in-Roseland and before reaching St Mawes, take the driveway on the left hand side, signed Trevennel Farm. Continue down the single track farm lane until the end, about 1 mile. You will pass through a farmyard where you will need to open/close a metal gate. Continue a further 300 meters until you arrive at Nancorras.
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