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Period property for sale in Cornwall with sea views

The Old School House is a period house surrounded by National Trust land which is currently four holiday cottages but could again be a fine principal residence. Dating back to the early 19th century, the property is constructed of part-rendered granite elevations under a slate-tiled roof.

As the house is currently four cottages, all recently refurbished, the property functions as holiday lettings opportunity. Each has its own central heating system and includes many original features like slate tiled floors and granite fireplaces. Kitchens and bathrooms have all the necessary modern equipment. In addition, each cottage has its own terrace and garden area ideal for outside entertaining.

The School House has four double bedrooms; Lanes Cottage has two bedrooms; Francis Cottage has three bedrooms and Bloomers Cottage has three bedrooms.


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The gardens come to around 0.4 acres and lawns run down towards the sea. Pretty National Trust-owned land surrounds the property ensuring ongoing privacy and seclusion. Stone walls surround the private garden areas of each cottage and each enjoys wonderful views over the countryside or towards the local church and out to sea.

The Old School House is situated in a sheltered position beside the Norman Church of St Genys just over a mile from the beach at Crackington Haven on the north Cornwall coast.

There is excellent local walking and everyday amenities are also to be found at Crackington Haven and trains to London leave from Exeter or Tiverton Parkway.

The guide price is £800,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01392 423111 or visit

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