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Ashbury, Devon Offers in the Region Of £500,000

Sold STC
  • Converted former Rail Goods warehouse
  • Part of the ~8 acres of land
  • Property includes pond
  • Ready for conversion into a stunning spacious kitc
  • Spacious living area with exposed stone walls
  • Lots of light in Bedroom 2
  • High ceilings create a spacious, airy feel
  • Railway track
  • Another view of the land
  • Stabling for 5 horses following renovation
  • Bedroom 3 has a charming arched window
  • View back towards the property
  • Note the large glazed doors opening onto garden
  • Small paddock, part of the ~8 acres total
  • Skylight provides lots of light for the Bathroom

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  • Converted Former Goods Warehouse
  • Just Over 8 Acres
  • Stables & Outbuildings
  • Approximately 100 Meters of Rail Track
  • Large Duck Pond
  • Direct Access to Bridleway.
  • Quiet Semi Rural Location
  • In Need of Refurbishment

Deceptively spacious three double bedroom detached converted former rail goods warehouse, set within just over 8 ACRES in total. Large formal gardens with a 100 metres of track having been laid and space for an old railway carriage should someone wish to potentially create home office or annexe space subject to the necessary planning consents. There is a range of five stables and tack room of which require some tender loving care and refurbishment. Two further useful sheds and an open fronted field shelter which has been used for lambing. Within the field is a large metal storage container which will remain within the purchase and been utilised as storage over the years by the current owner. The Pegasus way has been incorporated to two sides of the field enclosure, offering a right of access as a bridleway/footpath. This has been fenced off from the main body of land and will eventually connect to the old Okehampton to Bude railway line offering miles of quiet country track for outdoor pursuits such as horse riding, cycling or walking.


In need of refurbishment and modernisation and we understand was originally converted in the early 90's and has recently had the installation of a modern LPG combination gas fired boiler as well as uPVC double glazed windows. The current owners have tried to retain some of the authentic features such as large arch openings to either side and original cobbled patio area which would have initially formed part of the platform. The ground floor has a large 40' open plan kitchen/dining living space and the first floor are three generous bedrooms and family bathroom. A spacious galleried landing and all bedrooms partially vaulted ceilings giving a great sense of space. There are formal gardens to one side of the property and ample parking for numerous vehicles. Directly to the rear of the property is a small paddock with access to the stables and a large duck pond. Beyond this leads into a field enclosure which has been utilised for sheep and is likely to require some husbandry to bring back to a productive pasture.


The hamlet of Ashbury is situated away from the main hustle and bustle and yet has easy links with the A379 Holsworthy to Okehampton road giving easy access to both North Devon and the nearby towns of Okehampton and Holsworthy. The North coast is approx. thirty five minutes drive, offering sandy beaches and coastal walks. Easy access to the main A30 corridor and head West into Cornwall or East to the nearby city of Exeter approx. 40 minutes drive which offers a comprehensive retail and commercial centre along with road, rail and air links. Okehampton town offers a wide range of amenities including three supermarkets, secondary and primary schools, along with a new rail link being activated from the Autumn 2021 providing rail service to Exeter where you can connect to the main Paddington line.


40' 0'' x 17' 3'' (12.18m x 5.25m)

Open plan living space. Stairs to first floor. Under stairs recess. Fitted kitchen area with a range of worktop surfaces and fitted units. Space for LPG cooker point. Wall mounted 'Worcester' LPG combination boiler. The dining and living area has been left open plan with a wood burning stove and two large openings to either side with glazed doors and side screens.


6' 9'' x 19' 0'' (2.06m x 5.79m) max

Spacious galleried landing with arch double glazed window to front.


10' 0'' x 16' 10'' (3.05m x 5.13m)

Large double glazed window to side overlooking the paddocks and pond. Vaulted ceiling.


14' 9'' x 10' 2'' (4.49m x 3.10m)

Arch window to rear enjoying pleasant views over the paddock and beyond. Vaulted ceiling. Exposed roof trusses.


14' 4'' x 10' 5'' (4.37m x 3.17m)

Large double glazed window to side. Partially vaulted ceiling.


10' 1'' x 6' 1'' (3.07m x 1.85m)

Velux skylight. Pedestal wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboard under. Low level WC. Panelled bath.


The property is set down a private driveway and provides ample parking for numerous vehicles. To the far side of the property is a formal garden with useful Garden Shed, aluminium greenhouse frame a small vegetable garden and level lawn. Directly to the rear of the property is a section of track which runs for approx. 100 metres and at one end is a large duck pond.


10' 0'' x 11' 0'' (3.05m x 3.35m) each stable

Across the other side of the track are a range of five timber STABLES with a feed store. The stables are in need of some attention.


Two further useful storage sheds and roofed area in provides a useful field shelter or hay store area.


Further small paddock and access to the main field which lies directly beyond. Gently sloping and predominantly grass. A separate road of access leading to a hard core track and gateway into the field. The track forms part of the Pegasus Way on two sides of the boundary and has been fenced off to avoid anyone coming onto the land itself. At the far end of the field enclosure is a small arboretum with a variety of trees. Ample parking for numerous vehicles and horsebox/lorry.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. We understand the private drainage system is although working at present is likely to need replacement with a private treatment plant. (The vendors are currently getting a quotation for this work). LPG bottled gas.


West Devon Borough Council.

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Name Location Type Distance
Town: Ashbury
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: TAV03304
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