PUBLISHED: 09:00 19 February 2014
The Isles of Scilly are a subtropical paradise and Carnwethers is a £1.3m slice of paradise
On the market for the very first time, Carnwethers is a five en-suite bedroom home with four self-catering apartments sitting in grounds of approximately an acre with a swimming pool, sauna, games room, laundry and a range of outbuildings.
Sitting on the north eastern side of St Mary’s amid farming and daffodil country, close to the nature trails and lovely coastal walks around the headlands, the freehold property was run by the current owners’ parents for many years as a small country house hotel but in recent years, the property has been converted into self-catering units and the main house reverted to a family home, which would easily once again make an excellent guest house.
The house and apartments occupy a substantial plot of land, with gardens mainly laid to lawn and bounded by mature hedging creating privacy and seclusion. There is a beautifully manicured lawn used for croquet and with a dovecote home to resident doves. There is an inner garden, private and planted with fruit trees; the swimming pool is 30ft long, heated via solar panels and shaped with paved terrace surrounds and there is also a barbeque area.
There are two amenity buildings – one arranged as a well equipped games room, boiler room and greenhouse and the other containing a leisure room, laundry room and sauna area with a fitted Scandinavian style sauna enclosure. A further detached building provides a workshop, store, pump room/store and a pool service room.
The main house is a wonderful family home or would ideally suit reinstatement to its former commercial use to complement the self-catering units. If required, there is room for further expansion and development, subject to necessary consents, and the business has a Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award for its work in reducing its impact on the environment.
Carnwethers provides everything anyone needs to live and work on the beautiful island.
Carnwethers is offered for sale by
Clive Pearce Property
and Sibley 01720 422431