This country home for sale is full of “real character” and includes a historic holy well.  

Chapel Farm, in St Breward, Bodmin, sits in more than ten acres, made up of paddocks, woodlands, a water garden and the historic St James’ Well.

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The sitting room. (Stags)

Entering the home, there is an open plan kitchen and sitting room which has been modernised over the years, but retains original features such as two fireplaces, one of which is a floor-to-ceiling piece with a clome oven and a wood-burner. 

The kitchen area includes an electric AGA cooker and a breakfast bar, as well as a dining area with views over the garden. 

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The floor-to-ceiling fireplace. (Stags)

Upstairs, there is a spacious landing with four bedrooms and a family bathroom, with all bedrooms offering woodland views, and the principal including a range of built-in wardrobes. 

Outside, the grounds extend to 12.16 acres, with the house being surrounded by a lawned garden.

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The kitchen space. (Stags)

There is a terrace to the rear, while at the top of the garden is a decked pergola offering al fresco dining. 

From the garden, a gate leads to two paddocks, while across the lane is a water garden with a large pond and a stream, as well as two further paddocks and an area of woodland fronting the River Camel. 

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The pond in the water garden. (Stags)

The property benefits from fishing rights on the river, and in the grounds is the historic St James’ Well, which is a late medieval granite holy well that was associated with the nearby former Chapel of St James. 

The property is being sold by Stags for a guide price of £875,000.

The agent described the property as “a charming detached country residence offering real character, in a unique and tranquil setting at the end of a quiet country lane. 

“The property extends to 12.16 acres in all and offers a superb smallholding opportunity within striking distance of a popular moorland village.”