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This beautiful (and really remote) property in Cornwall has just hit the market

Live out your ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ dreams

Written by
Faima Bakar

Fancy moving somewhere really off the beaten track, a place so remote that there’s no chance of ever hearing your neighbours again? Might we interest you in this stunning riverside property that will let you live your Where the Crawdads Sing dreams (minus the murder part)?

The Granary is in Lerryn, just outside the small town of Lostwithiel on Cornwall, and has an idyllic location just off the River Fowey. And now the property could be yours – as it’s just hit the market with a guide price of £2 million.

According to estate agent Jonathan Cunliffe, the Granary is believed to have been built as a grain store in the days when sailing ships carried cargo into Lerryn, then a busy port with coal, limestone, fertilisers, grain, sand and timber brought to the village by boat.

It was renovated under the direction of American architect MJ Long, who also designed the National Maritime Museum Cornwall. 

The refurbished home features a sky light in the sitting room, and has four bedrooms and three bathrooms across two floors. It faces south looking across the river to the woodland on the opposite bank. There’s parking space for two cars and the owners will also be able to moor and/or launch a small boat from outside the house. How lush.

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