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2 bedroom detached house for sale

Orchard Cottage, Fant Farm, Off Upper Fant Road, Maidstone, Kent

Guide Price* £270,000

Property Description

Key features

  • For Sale by Public Auction at The Clive Emson Conference Centre
  • Auction Date : 12 December 2016
  • Lot Number : 12
  • Detached Cottage For Improvement With Potential For Extension
  • Vacant Residential
  • Freehold
  • *Guide Price : 270,000 - 280,000

Full description

An outstanding opportunity - this property has never previously been offered for sale. A detached Victorian cottage for improvement sitting in the middle of farm land and having potential for extension to provide a larger residence, subject to all necessary planning consents being obtainable.

Interested applicants are advised to make their own enquiries with the Local Planning Authority, Maidstone Borough Council. Tel: 01622 602736. Website:

The cottage has an oil fired heating system via radiators and a private drainage system to an on-site septic tank.

Ground Floor
Entrance lobby, cloakroom with W.C., living room, kitchen/dining room and store room.

First Floor
Landing, two bedrooms and bathroom.

Gardens to front and side with car parking to front.

From the corner of the junction of Upper Fant Road and Hackney Road (ME16 8DD) proceed along the farm track and pass Fant House, Fant Oast proceed for 0.2 miles and Orchard Cottage will be found on the right-hand side.

There is extremely limited car parking available at the property and it is therefore suggested that interested parties park in Upper Fant Road, Hackney Road or adjoining streets and walk to the property.

**Additional Auctioneers Note**
Orchard Cottage forms part of Fant Farm. The Sellers have, via their promotional agents, submitted a planning application for residential developmenton on part of the farm off Gatland Lane. This application is subject to an Appeal. The edge of that area is approximately 250 metres from Orchard Cottage

It is the Sellers intention that the balance of the farm be an open landscaped area in perpetuity

Freehold with Vacant Possession

Residential EPC: D

All lots are sold subject to the Common Auction Conditions and Special Conditions of Sale (unless varied by the Sellers Solicitors), together with the Addendum, which will be available on the Auction Day.

Price Information
*Guides are provided as an indication of each Seller's minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures at which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to Auction. Unless stated otherwise, each Lot will be offered subject to a reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the Lot during the Auction). We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide. Please check our website regularly at, or contact us on 01622 608400, in order to stay fully informed with the up-to-date information.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 November 2016

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