Land for salePothole, Sticker
- 8 acres (3.2 hectares)
- 3/4 Bedroom Cottage
- 1 Bedroom Annexe
- Garage and Outhouses
- Yard with Stables
- Over 8 Acres
- Outdoor Sand School
- Cross Country Course
- Rural Location
- Ideal for Equestrian/Hobby Farming
DETACHED COTTAGE WITH ANNEXE, OUTHOUSES, STABLES AND OVER 8 ACRES OF LAND Situated along a minor country road within the hamlet of Pothole on the outskirts of Sticker and enjoying total privacy. Perfect for the equestrian enthusiasts or for hobby farmers alike.
Ashley offers a rare opportunity to purchase a characterful, detached three/four bedroom cottage in this quiet location within the hamlet of Pothole on the outskirts of the village of Sticker with its range of outhouses, beautiful gardens, annexe and an equestrian holding only a short distance from the property. The cottage is full of character with open beam ceilings, deep window cills and exposed roof trusses. It is thought that at one time the property would have comprised two cottages, denoted by two staircases and two front doors, though it now serves as one family home. The accommodation briefly comprises; conservatory, living room, galley kitchen, bathroom and study/bedroom four to the ground floor with three bedrooms at first floor level. Externally there is a utility/boot room, one bedroom annexe with shower room, several outhouses, garage and gardens including an orchard. A short distance away from the property is a wonderful equestrian holding which comprises; four stables, a large hay/feed store, outdoor sand school, ample vehicular parking and turning space, and three paddocks totalling over 8 acres. Although the land is largely pasture there are several pieces of woodland and a cross country course set up in one of the paddocks meanders through some of the woodland also. This delightful property will be of interest to equestrian enthusiasts and hobby farmers alike and must be viewed to be appreciated.
Pothole is a rural hamlet made up of only a handful of properties situated on the outskirts of Sticker. Sticker is a thriving community on the western side of St. Austell and with a good selection of facilities including shop, post office and public house. A regular bus service connects Truro through to St. Austell and obviously both centres offer a wide range of amenities including supermarkets, banks, building societies, restaurants as well as being close to three popular golf courses and a main line rail link to London (Paddington). Both north and south Cornish coasts are also easily accessible.
In greater detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):
Conservatory - 2.90m x 2.06m (9'6" x 6'9") - Set on a low permanent base and with poly carbonate roof, tiled floor, lantern light and two doors. Stable door to:-
Living Room - 6.71m x 4.14m (22' x 13'7") - With central staircase, open beam ceiling, four bracket lights and display niche. One end focusing to a fireplace with Clearview multi-fuel stove inset with slate hearth and wooden lintel over. Tiled floor, two double glazed windows to front with deep cills and cupboards under one window seat. T.V. and telephone points, radiator and electric meters. Door to study/bedroom four and steps up to:-
Galley Kitchen - 4.65m x 1.27m (15'3" x 4'2") - With a range of matching base units and drawers with solid wood worktops over, tiled splashbacks and tongue and groove cladding above. Belfast sink and wall mounted plate rack. Slate corner worktop and space for electric cooker. Windows to side and rear with deep cills, spotlights and door to:-
Inner Lobby - With tiled floor and recess for upright fridge/freezer. Door to:-
Bathroom - 3.91m x 1.78m (12'10" x 5'10") - A white suite comprising low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with Triton electric shower over. Slate tiled floor and part tiled walls. Radiator, shaver point and spotlights. Two windows to rear and deep shelved airing cupboard.
Study/Bedroom 4 - 3.51m x 3.43m (11'6" x 11'3") - Door to front and window with deep slate tiled cill. Stairs to first floor, boiler cupboard housing Potterton gas boiler and T.V. point. False fireplace recess with slate inset and fitted shelving under the stairs.
First Floor -
Landing - With stairs to ground floor and part exposed roof trusses. Door to:-
Bedroom 1 - 4.37m x 3.63m (14'4" x 11'11") - With exposed floor boards and window to front with deep cill. Partly exposed roof trusses, loft access, radiator and T.V. point.
Bedroom 2 - 3.58m x 3.48m (11'9" x 11'5") - Skylight to rear and window to front with deep cill, part exposed roof trusses and recessed shelves over stairs. Door to hall and door to:-
Bedroom 3 - 3.73m x 3.51m max (12'3" x 11'6" max) - Window to front with deep cill, partly exposed roof trusses and loft access. Recess over stairs with vanity basin, radiator and stairs leading down to study/bedroom 4.
Outside - The gardens at Ashley lie predominantly to the front of the cottage and are largely laid to lawn interspersed with a range of shrubs and plants, and mature hedge and Cornish wall boundaries provide complete privacy. A paved path and steps lead to a raised patio suitable for sitting out and with cold water tap. From here there is access to the:-
Utility/Boot Room - 2.79m x 2.16m (9'2" x 7'1") - With a range of worktops and round bowl sink inset. Window to front, light and power. Space and plumbing for washing machine and other white goods.
Bedroom - 3.91m x 2.59m (12'10" x 8'6") - With windows to front and rear and door to:-
Shower Room - Having a slate tiled floor and tiled walls, ladder rack radiator and obscured window to front. Low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle with Triton electric shower.
From the gardens a path leads down to a concrete yard where there is a timber and block built SHED and a further WORKSHOP with light and electric.
To the side of the property high timber gates provide access to the roadway and to the rear is a tarmacadam driveway providing parking for several vehicles and giving access to the:-
Garage - 5.89m x 3.94m (19'4" x 12'11") - Window to rear, manual roller door to front, light and electric.
Cold water tap. Alongside the garage is a path which leads to the ORCHARD, where there are several fruit trees.
Equestrian Holding - A short distance from the cottage is the Equestrian Holding. It has three vehicular road access points and double timber five bar gates open from the roadway into the yard where there is ample parking and turning space for trailers, horse lorries and vehicles. Cold water tap and four stables divided into two ranges of 7.32m x 3.66m (24' x 12'). A rear shed of the same size provides ample storage space for hay, feed and tack but is currently utilised as a poultry shed.
From the yard a five bar timber gate opens into the OUTDOOR SAND SCHOOL which has natural hedge boundaries and a single track leads to the paddocks. The land, which extends to a little over 8 acres, is divided into three paddocks, two with mains water troughs, and the third with a cold water tap at the gateway, and all with secure fencing. Although the land is largely pasture, there are several sections of woodland and a cross country course set up in one of the paddocks has jumps set up in the areas of woodland also. Vehicular access from the roadway is also available between two of the paddocks and this entry way opens into a further yard area with a timber SHED/STORE and cold water tap.
Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.
N.B - The electrical circuit, appliances and heating system have not been tested by the agents.
Directions - From Truro proceed in an easterly direction along the A390 and on entering Hewas Water take the right hand turning to Sticker. Proceed up the hill and on the brow of the hill before entering the village take the left hand turning at the crossroads. Follow this road over the flyover and continue along the road further, Ashley is the first property you will reach on your right hand side.
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