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Charm and tradition

Tucked away on the outskirts of Lanner, Brewer Farm is quintessentially Cornish, quietly rural and overflowing with an enchanting character that is hard to come by.

At the end of an unmade country lane that weaves through open farmland and endless green fields, you may have the good fortune to comes across a charming sight in the most romantic of settings. Surrounded by an ancient aura of old boundary hedges and aged trees, Brewer Farm lies at the heart of its own luscious grounds and prosperous farmland on the edge of the small rural hamlet of Higher Tretharrup.

The cottage itself is truly fascinating, and in many ways has been untouched for a number of years, retaining an enchanting old-world charm of a bygone era, and presenting an irresistible blank canvas on which any new owner can impress their stamp. Surrounded by flourishing gardens, the cottage takes us back to a time of simple country living, framed with rustic stone walls, sash windows and stunning open beam ceilings, with an air of quiet content that filters through the property.

The recently refurbished dining room and reception hall welcomes you inside onto traditional tiled floors to the enchanting sight of an exposed granite fireplace and ceiling beams above, beautifully lit by the front aspect sash window. Through the brace wooden doors, you’ll find the living room, inviting you to take a seat by the wood burner that now occupies the second exposed granite fireplace, with a charming view of the grounds outside through the three sash windows. The room has been transformed into a strikingly contemporary space, and is surprisingly large for a cottage of this age.

Stepping up into the kitchen, images of freshly made bread on Sunday mornings and coffee brewing on the cooker come to mind, with a calming view of the greenery that surrounds the house through more sash windows. The exposed beams and ceramic sink continue the traditional country aesthetic that gives the property such warmth and character, and upstairs is no exception. The wooden floors that pave the way up the stairs stretch throughout the first floor into the bathroom and the three double bedrooms, each adorned with sash windows and unending country views. A two-storey stone outhouse accompanies the cottage, complete with a studio on the first floor with storage below.

The grounds in which Brewer Farm lies are truly breath-taking, and one couldn’t be blamed for spending an afternoon wandering amongst the apple trees that have taken up residence in the nearby orchard, or across the fields that surround the cottage, exploring the boundaries of a simple country life.

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