Auction Guide £20,000

Jolly's Lane, Porthtowan, Truro

8.8 Acres

Managed by our Truro office

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Andrew Ranson Farm Agent
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About the property

  • For Sale by Online Auction 10th October 2023
  • Coastal Land and Cliffs
  • Heather, Gorse and an Abundance of Wild Flowers
  • Superb Sea Views
  • North Cornish Coast
  • 8.80 Acres
  • Auction Guide £20,000 - £30,000
The property will be offered for sale by Online Traditional Auction (unless sold prior.) The auction end date is Tuesday 10th October 2023 at 5.30pm. The vendor reserves the right to withdraw or alter the property for sale prior to the auction end date. The property can be accessed via our website - Online Property & Land Auctions

The land is well situated on the North Cornish Coast just to the south-west of Porthtowan and approached over a byway. It lies in The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage site and is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest, (SSSIs), as open access land and as Article 4 direction orders land.

Glorious views can be enjoyed from the land, up and down the coast. There is easy access to the South West Cost Path that passes through the property and leads down to the nearby popular surfers' beach, village store and fish and chip shop at Porthtowan.

Approached over a byway, the land extends to approximately 8.8 acres of coastal land and cliffs with areas of heather, gorse and other wild flowers running to the cliff tops..

Amazing panoramic cliff, coastal and sea views can be enjoyed from every part of the land. The land is criss crossed with paths.

This offers a rare opportunity to own a stunning part of Cornwall, with access to nearby beaches, excellent coastal walking and exceptional views, with easy access to many of Cornwall's other attractions.

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements in respect of electricity or telephone equipment and the property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way. The South West Coastal Path passes through the property.

There are no services connected.

Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3AY, T: 0300 1234 100,

There is vehicular access over a stoned track from the highway that is also a byway. There are areas where the owner and their friends can park a handful of vehicles on the land.

The property is sold freehold with vacant possession on completion 4 weeks after the auction, or earlier by agreement.

Under Money Laundering Regulations 2017 it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligence checks on any person that intends to bid at auction. There will be a requirement for ALL bidders to register via Bamboo and complete the ID checks in advance of the auction date. There is no charge for registration.

The successful purchaser(s) will be liable to pay the sum of £5,000. From this a buyer's fee of £2,400 inc VAT is retained by Stags/Bamboo as a contribution towards the online platform costs, and £2,600 is payable towards the purchase price.

Immediately after the auction an additional auction administration fee of £600 inc VAT will be payable by the successful purchasers.

On Completion, the purchaser(s) shall also reimburse the vendor the cost of the searches carried out, (This would usually be paid by a buyer in a private treaty sale.)

The Seller and Buyer agree that the winning Bidder may transfer the remainder of the 10% deposit (less the amounts paid online) within 48 hours of the end of this online auction. Clauses 6.1, 6.2 and 7.1 of the Holding Deposit Agreement shall be read as amended to reflect this accordingly. The remainder of the 10% deposit payment is handled by the buyer's solicitors and must be in their client account no later than 48 hours post exchange. It is essential that you instruct your solicitor in advance of the auction.

Thurstan Hoskin Solicitors, Chynoweth, Chapel Street, Redruth, TR15 2BY. FAO: Mr S Morrison. Telephone no. 01209 213646. Email:

Copies of the legal pack and special conditions of sale are available online to be downloaded, via the tab on the online auction property listing page. Prospective purchasers will need to register with the Bamboo online platform in order to download the legal pack. It is the purchaser's responsibility to make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to inspect the legal documentation and to consult legal advice prior to bidding. We shall not be making it available for inspection at Stags' offices.

-Guide price(s) are an indication of the seller's expectation.
-Reserve price(s) are a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the Lot at Auction. We expect the Reserve will be set within the Guide range.
-Guide price(s) may change at any time prior to the Auction.

Particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale/auction information pack and in case of any inconsistencies the provisions of the latter shall prevail. Special conditions of sale/auction information pack is available online. It is assumed that the Purchaser will have made all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.

Strictly and only by prior appointment with Stags' Truro office on 01872 264488. Please take the greatest of care given the proximity of the cliffs and mine shafts when viewing.

What3Words : ///tallest.kindest.storming From Chiverton Cross Roundabout on the A30 near Truro proceed in a NW direction along the B3277 towards St Agnes. Drive for about 2 miles and at the garage, turn left towards Porthtowan. Drive to the crossroads and go straight over. Drive down into the valley, ignore the turning at the bottom to the right to Porthtowan and continue up the hill for about 300 yards. Bear right into Forthvean Road. Continue up Forthvean Road to the top of the hill where there is a stone lane entrance on the right hand side. This long straight lane leads to the land.

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