Stunning converted barn with spectacular views of the Cornish coastline goes on the market for £ 3m

A converted barn with stunning panoramic sea views has gone on the market for the first time ever, with offers in excess of £ 3million.

Trowan Farm – surrounded by 35 acres of private pasture in an area of ​​outstanding natural beauty – has been painstakingly renovated to create an immaculate home in the ideal location for watching the sun rise and set over the sea.

The detached three-bedroom property has direct access to the South West Coast Path, and is about a twenty minute walk from one of Cornwall’s most famous destinations – St Ives.

A converted barn with stunning panoramic sea views has gone on the market for the first time ever, with offers in excess of £ 3million

The property has just under 1,800 sq ft of accommodation with an open plan kitchen / dining / sitting room at one end, a separate lounge in the middle and the bedrooms at the other end

The property has just under 1,800 sq ft of accommodation with an open plan kitchen / dining / sitting room at one end, a separate lounge in the middle and the bedrooms at the other end

A lounge area in the gorgeous property on the coast.  Trowan Farm is part of one of the oldest farmed landscapes in Europe, dating back over 2,000 years

A lounge area in the gorgeous property on the coast. Trowan Farm is part of one of the oldest farmed landscapes in Europe, dating back over 2,000 years

Estate agents Lillicrap Chilcott have called it ‘one of the very best coastal residences anywhere in Cornwall’ with breath-taking views over miles of rugged coastline.

Trowan Farm is part of one of the oldest farmed landscapes in Europe, dating back over 2,000 years.

The farm was owned by MP Sir Edward Hain, one of Cornwall’s most prominent businessmen and politicians, for many years around the turn of the 19th century.

Property developer Phil Bradby bought Trowan, an abandoned mining hamlet, after spotting a ‘for sale’ sign while he was on holiday in Cornwall in 2003.

On the ground floor there are two bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms, a utility room and a study area and a further bedroom and bathroom on the first floor

On the ground floor there are two bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms, a utility room and a study area and a further bedroom and bathroom on the first floor

The beautiful home is the very image of chic with its exposed granite walls, natural stone and oak floors, full underfloor heating and plenty of character features

The beautiful home is the very image of chic with its exposed granite walls, natural stone and oak floors, full underfloor heating and plenty of character features

One of the bedrooms in the property.  Estate agents Lillicrap Chilcott have called it 'one of the very best coastal residences anywhere in Cornwall' with breathtaking views over miles of rugged coastline

One of the bedrooms in the property. Estate agents Lillicrap Chilcott have called it ‘one of the very best coastal residences anywhere in Cornwall’ with breathtaking views over miles of rugged coastline

The barn pictured before it was converted.  Trowan Farm - surrounded by 35 acres of private pasture in an area of ​​outstanding natural beauty - has been painstakingly renovated to create an immaculate home

The barn pictured before it was converted. Trowan Farm – surrounded by 35 acres of private pasture in an area of ​​outstanding natural beauty – has been painstakingly renovated to create an immaculate home

The site - pictured before it was converted - was no where near the luxury property it is today.  No expense has been spared to create a stylish home

The site – pictured before it was converted – was no where near the luxury property it is today. No expense has been spared to create a stylish home

He spent years renovating the derelict former workers’ cottages, as well as creating his own home from the shells of two Victorian barns.

No expense has been spared to create a stylish home with exposed granite walls, natural stone and oak floors, full underfloor heating and plenty of character features.

The property has just under 1,800 sq ft of accommodation with an open plan kitchen / dining / sitting room at one end, a separate lounge in the middle and the bedrooms at the other end.

The lounge has 20ft, triple sliding doors on both sides.

On the ground floor there are two bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms, a utility room and a study area and a further bedroom and bathroom on the first floor.

The property is surrounded by unspoilt rolling countryside and is also nearby Carbis Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse.

Mr Bradby, who is moving to be closer to family, said: ‘Trowan Farm was originally two Victorian barns which we connected with a modern, zinc and glass building.

‘To describe what we started with as buildings is probably an exaggeration, there were just the remains of a few granite walls.

‘It was a long project which we did in stages; it took about ten years to finish everything and was very much a labor of love.

A twin bedroom in the converted barn.  Jack Greenwood, from Lillicrap Chilcott, said: 'Trowan Farm is unlike anything I have ever seen or had the pleasure of dealing with before

A twin bedroom in the converted barn. Jack Greenwood, from Lillicrap Chilcott, said: ‘Trowan Farm is unlike anything I have ever seen or had the pleasure of dealing with before

An inside look into the living space.  Mr Bradby spent years renovating the derelict former workers' cottages, as well as creating his own home from the shells of two Victorian barns

An inside look into the living space. Mr Bradby spent years renovating the derelict former workers’ cottages, as well as creating his own home from the shells of two Victorian barns

The beautiful Cornwall property is surrounded by unspoilt rolling countryside and is also nearby Carbis Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse

The beautiful Cornwall property is surrounded by unspoilt rolling countryside and is also nearby Carbis Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse

‘The views of the ocean are spectacular. One thing that I love is that you can sit on the sofa in the morning and watch the sunrise over the ocean across St Ives Bay and then, in the evening, watch it set over the ocean towards Zennor. I’ve never had a house with such incredible sunrises and sunsets before.

‘It’s also not just a beautiful house but you have 35 acres of beautiful land too, with lush fields that roll down to the cliffs and 180-degree sea views.

‘It is a home that will be desperately hard to let go of.’

Despite its seemingly remote location, the house has superfast broadband with a fiber optic cable directly into the house and 4G mobile reception.

There is also planning permission for a new 39ft by 26ft barn and drainage, water, electricity and sewerage are already installed in preparation.

The detached three-bedroom property has direct access to the South West Coast Path, and is about a twenty minute walk from one of Cornwall's most famous destinations - St Ives

The detached three-bedroom property has direct access to the South West Coast Path, and is about a twenty minute walk from one of Cornwall’s most famous destinations – St Ives

The kitchen and dining space.  Despite its seemingly remote location, the house has superfast broadband with a fiber optic cable directly into the house and 4G mobile reception

The kitchen and dining space. Despite its seemingly remote location, the house has superfast broadband with a fiber optic cable directly into the house and 4G mobile reception

Jack Greenwood, from Lillicrap Chilcott, said: ‘Trowan Farm is unlike anything I have ever seen or had the pleasure of dealing with before.

‘Phrases like “once in a lifetime” and “unique” are often overused by estate agents when describing a property, but they are so true in this instance, this is a genuine one-off.

‘The aspect and views are incredible. You can sit in the same spot in the living room, with the triple sliding doors on either side, and watch the sun rise and set, which is quite a feat.

‘To have something coastal, on the cliff top like Trowan Farm, where you own that much land, is an incredibly rare thing.

‘When you add in the fact that it is only a few moments from St Ives, one of Cornwall’s most popular locations, that just adds to the scarcity factor.

‘The owner had an amazing vision to create the property from two ruined barns which he joined together with the contemporary zinc-roofed sitting room.

‘It’s something that not many would have seen the potential in and what he has created is truly exceptional.

‘It really is quite a special and important property.’

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