A productive dairy farm near Lostwithiel with an excellent modern dairy complex and 257 acres (104 hectares) has come to market.

Carwen Farm in Lanreath has a four bedroom farmhouse built in 1870 and a three bedroom farm cottage.

South West Farmer:

The principal farm buildings comprise the new cubicle house and parlour building which go together to form the new dairy complex.

There are two no. 11 bay steel framed covered yards, one providing five bays, the other, six.

The southern building houses the 32/32 DeLaval herringbone milking parlour with backing gate, dairy with office and WC, storage areas, DeLaval 20,000 litre bulk tank, plate cooler, water heater, handling area and calving/holding pens.

The majority of the cubicles are contained in the northernmost building and in total the new complex provides 256 cubicles together with 11 out of parlour feeders from two bulk feed bins.

Slurry storage is provided by an underground store beneath the buildings with automatic agitation.

South West Farmer:

In addition to the modern dairy complex, the former dairy buildings provide young stock housing and an eight bay steel and fibre cement straw store,the former parlour building, a six bay concrete framed cubicle shed for 130, three silage clamps and a concrete outdoor feeding yard.

Carwen Farm is available as a whole or in two separate lots.

Lot 1 includes land that totals about 257 acres with the land divided between three parcels.

The principal parcel of land extends to about 103.54 acres with a further parcel of 69.73 acres to the east and the northernmost parcel extending to about 83.85 acres.

All of the land is serviced by council maintained roads and divided into good sized manageable enclosures, all cropped within the pasture and maize rotation.

Lot 2 has two traditional attractive stone and slate barns set within about four acres which has attractive views down the valley.

South West Farmer:

A prior notification application under class Q has been submitted for the conversion of the westernmost barn to a two storey three bedroom dwelling.

Cornwall Council has confirmed that the application is acceptable subject to the submission of an ecological report which is being prepared.

Carwen Farm is on the market with Carter Jonas with a guide price of £3,700,000.