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Trenant Vale, Wadebridge, Cornwall. 1.98 acres of mixed broadleaves for £22,500 (freehold) [#A2025]


A rare opportunity to acquire a mature broadleaf wood within the envelope of this pretty Cornish town.




1.98 acres




£22,500 (freehold)

Nearest Postcode

PL27 6AJ (This is for the local area, not specific to the woodland).


North entrance (A): ///upgrading.scraper.stood

South entrance (B: ///younger.heartburn.adhesive

Ordnance Survey Grid References

OS Landranger Series Sheet No: 200

  • North entrance (A): SW 998 726
  • South entrance (B): SW 997 724


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Trenant Vale Wood lies on the northwest side of a small valley on the eastern edge of Wadebridge. This pretty market town is at the head of the Camel Estuary on the north Cornish coast. The lively fishing port of Padstow is a short trip downstream and thanks to the wide variety of local attractions and stunning coastline the area is now a year-round destination.

The wood itself is an attractive bank of mature mixed broadleaves. Sycamore and ash dominate in mixture with native species including oak, cherry, birch and beech. There’s plenty of regeneration of young stems beneath, along with woody shrubs such as hazel and holly.

Wadebridge has grown in recent years and now effectively encloses the wood, but thanks to some attractive old properties and an open valley adjacent the woodland feels well integrated with the local landscape. When we visited in early winter, Trenant Vale was alive with birdlife - robins thrushes, dunnocks, finches and a variety of tits were all very much in evidence (and surprisingly vocal too).

Access to the wood is taken directly off the public road at either end of the property. A public footpath runs between these two entrances and a third access is via steps midway along the northwest side of the property.

Trenant Vale is no longer a rural property, but it retains many features of long-established woodland and presents a most unusual opportunity to acquire an affordable parcel of English heritage land in a much sought-after area.

Agent's Note

The small rectangle excluded from the southeast side measuring 0.11 acres (shown with green stripes on the plan) is the result of it being transferred into the ownership of a company which was subsequently wound up without the land being removed from its ownership. As a result the land reverted by default to the Duchy of Cornwall.

To View This Woodland

You are welcome to view this woodland at any time during daylight hours. We do ask that you download a copy of these particulars and take them with you, mainly so you can correctly identify the boundaries and access points.


Residential Planning Permission

You are extremely unlikely to get residential planning permission for this woodland.

Directions & Access

  • Head to the roundabout on the east side of Wadebridge at the meeting of the A39 (from Camelford) and the A389 (from Bodmin).
  • From the roundabout take the west exit signed ‘Wadebridge ¼’ and head down ‘Gonvena Hill’ for 0.7 miles to the river.
  • At the mini-roundabout by the old bridge keep straight ahead (i.e. do not cross the bridge).
  • After ⅓ mile turn left into Trenant Vale (opposite the park entrance).
  • Drive up the hill for ⅓ mile to arrive at the north entrance of the wood indicated by a Woods4Sale sign (A on the plan).
  • Please park clear of all driveways and access the wood on foot at J.


  • The east boundary (ABCDE) is roadside. The garages at B are excluded from the sale area.
  • The southwest boundary (EFG) follows the line of a derelict wall (and garden fence near E).
  • The west boundary (GHJ) is defined by the adjacent garden fences.
  • The northwest boundary (AJ) is the southeast side of the track.
  • The corners of the excluded area (see agent’s note above) are marked as follows: C – red-topped post. D – blue-topped post. K – white paint spots on a tree trunk. L – yellow paint spots on a tree trunk.

Sporting Rights

The sporting rights are owned and included in the sale. They are not let.

Mineral Rights

The mineral rights are owned and included in the sale except as reserved by statute.

Rights Of Way

  • Access is taken directly of the adjacent public road at A and E, and also via the path at H.
  • Public footpaths pass through the property JKME and MF.

Fencing Liabilities

There are no known fencing liabilities.

Tree Preservation Order

Trenant Vale is subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TPO). This does not prevent appropriate tree management. However, the agreement of the local Tree Officer must be obtained in advance.

Third Party Rights

Third party rights are reserved to others to access the wood for inspection, maintenance and installation of service media, subject to site restoration.

How To Buy

This woodland is being sold on a fixed price basis. We require the following information in writing before we mark a woodland as sold and take it off the market (please ensure you have funds in place before doing this):

  • The name and price of the woodland
  • Confirmation you have viewed the woodland
  • Full name (including middle names), address, phone number and date of birth of all legal purchasers
  • Please confirm how you will be funding the purchase and that you have cleared funds available
  • The full contact details of your instructed solicitor (including name of company, contact name, email address, telephone number and full address)

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Plans, areas and particulars are for reference only. We cannot guarantee their accuracy and they do not form a part of any contract. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the condition of the land.

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Woods4Sale Ltd
Jubilee Chapel
Church Lane

Phone: 01248 364 362
Company Number: 4657216.

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