2 bedroom character property for sale

Smithy Bank, Alton

Guide Price* £90,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Detached Cottage
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Enclosed Rear Courtyard/Garden
  • Village Location
  • Sale By Auction On 26th October 2016, 3pm
  • At Pavillion Paddock, Uttoxeter Racecourse
  • Guide Price £90,000 - £120,000
  • Viewings Through Bagshaws, Uttoxeter Office on 01889 562811

Full description

A charming detached cottage at the heart of this popular village.

For Sale by Public Auction on Wednesday 26th October 2016 at 3pm
At the Pavilion Paddock, Uttoxeter Racecourse

Location 
Smithy Bank is at the heart of the village of Alton connecting Limekiln Lane with High Street. The property is within easy walking distance of the facilities available within the village on High Street and Smithy Bank whilst more comprehensive facilities are available in the nearby towns of Ashbourne and Uttoxeter.

Directions 
From the A50 at Uttoxeter, take the B5030 at the roundabout by McDonalds towards Ashbourne and Rocester. Proceed towards the village of Rocester and having crossed over the roundabout, take the next turning left towards Denstone and at the next roundabout turn left to pass by Denstone and on towards Alton. On entering the village of Alton, turn right on the left hand bend into the village centre, the property is then situated on your left immediately past the village shop and monument on your left and just before the right hand turn to High Street.

Description 
A charming detached cottage complimented by a small enclosed private courtyard/garden in this very prominent village location. The accommodation is presented to a reasonably good standard and comprises living room, breakfast kitchen, rear conservatory/porch and to the first floor; two bedrooms and bathroom.

Entrance Door  
Opening onto -

Lounge 
11' 6'' x 10' 10'' (3.5m x 3.3m)
With fireplace and polished wooden surrounds and mantle, storage heater, window to front and panel door to front and wood effect laminate flooring.

Breakfast Kitchen 
13' 1'' x 12' 2'' (4m x 3.7m)
With sink, Pine fronted base cupboards and drawers, tiled surrounds, appliance space for dishwasher, oven, quarry tiled floor and door to rear porch.

Rear Porch 
With double glazed door to side patio/garden.

At First Floor Level 

Bedroom One 
12' 2'' x 11' 9'' (3.7m x 3.57m)
With storage heater and window to front.

Bedroom Two 
7' 7'' x 6' 8'' (2.31m x 2.04m)
With window to side, storage heater and wood effect laminate flooring.

Bathroom 
With a three piece suite in white comprising bath, W.C. and wash hand basin with tiled surrounds, over stairs store cupboard, electric towel rail, wall mounted fan heater, extractor fan and window to rear.

Externally 
There is a completely enclosed garden/patio area extending to the side and rear of the property with a pedestrian gate to the front of the house.

General Information 

Services 
Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected.

Rights of Way,Wayleaves and Easements  
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements in existence at the time of the sale.

Tenure and Possession 
The property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority 
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ Tel: 0345 605 3010

Council Tax 
The property is believed to be within Council Tax band 'C'.

Solicitor 
Bowcock & Pursaill Solicitors, 9/11 Carter Street, Uttoxeter, ST14 8HB Tel: 01889 598888 Ref: Mr G Elliott

EPC Rating G 

Viewing 
Strictly by appointment through the Uttoxeter office of Bagshaws on 01889 562811.

Deposit and Completion 
The successful bidder will be asked to sign a Contract for the sale of the property immediately as the auction finishes and will also be asked to pay a deposit equivalent to 10% of the sale price either by cheque or bankers draft. Unless stated otherwise at the sale, completion of purchase will be anticipated 28 days after the auction date.

Conditions of Sale 
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the both the Auctioneer and the Vendor's Solicitors 7 days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. The Vendor's Solicitors will be in the saleroom 15 minutes prior to the Auction to deal with any matter arising from either the Conditions of Sale or from the Sales Particulars relating to the property in general. At the time appointed the sale will commence and thereafter no further query will be dealt with and the Purchaser will be deemed to have knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied himself upon all matters contained or referred to therein. Copies of the Conditions of Sale will not be forwarded to interested parties unless by prior arrangement for which there will be a charge.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 September 2016

Nearest station

  • Uttoxeter (5.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bagshaws, Uttoxeter

69 Derby Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 8EB

01889 748005 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Uttoxeter (5.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bagshaws, Uttoxeter

69 Derby Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 8EB

01889 748005 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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