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3 bedroom property for sale

Wolverhampton Road, Kidderminster, DY10

Sold STC £280,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Country Home
  • 3 Bedrooms & Bathroom
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Generous Gardens & Grounds
  • Approximately 1.89 Acres
  • Garage, Barn & Stable Block
  • Requiring Significant Modernisation
  • Scope to Develop & Extend
  • No Onward Chain

Full description


A Detached Country Home conveniently situated in this popular rural location in need of significant improvements. The property offers Three Bedrooms & Two Reception Rooms with Generous Gardens & Grounds of Approximately 1.89 Acres, Garage, Barn and Stable Block. In Need of Significant Modernisation with Further Scope to Develop & Extend - No Onward Chain - Inspection Recommended

Directions - From Kidderminster proceed in a northerly direction initially on the Stourbridge Road. Continue onto the A449 Wolverhampton Road into Cookley where Hillcrest will be found on the left hand side as indicated by the agents For Sale board.

Location - Cookley is a village in the Wyre Forest District of Worcestershire, England, a few miles to the north of Kidderminster, and close to the villages of Kinver and Wolverley. It lies on the River Stour, and the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal.

The popular village of Cookley is particularly popular village with a number of useful amenities to include a doctors surgery, church, public houses as well as The Village Hall and Sports Club, opened in February 2011. The building contains a Sports Club with lounge bar and snooker room, a Village Hall with stage area and two meeting rooms.

Description - Hillcrest is accessed off the Wolverhampton Road over a tarmacadam driveway through cast iron double gates leading to the rear with turning space and off road parking for several vehicles.

The main solid wooden entrance door gives way to an inner hallway with a straight flight staircase leading to the first floor whilst also offering access to the two ground floor reception rooms. Both RECEPTION ROOMS are generously proportioned with leaded UPVC double glazed windows with the main living room also having double glazed sliding doors to the gardens. The LIVING ROOM also benefits from exposed timbers and a solid fuel burning fireplace.

The KITCHEN is fully fitted with roll top work surfaces and a range of solid wooden base and eye level cupboards with an inset stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for refrigerator and freezer. There are some exposed ceiling timbers, leaded UPVC double glazed windows to three aspects and a solid rear door into a rear utility/garden room. The UTILITY/GARDEN ROOM has fully tiled flooring with wall mounted lighting, glazed roof and UPVC double glazed pedestrian door and sliding doors out to the rear gardens with further space for a freezer and tumble dryer.

On the FIRST FLOOR is a split level landing with wall mounted lighting and exposed timbers with the landing having fitted storage space and access to all three bedrooms and family bathroom. There are two generous DOUBLE BEDROOMS with leaded UPVC double glazed windows and both having fitted wardrobes. The MASTER BEDROOM has a vanity wash hand basin and two large exposed original timbers whilst the second bedroom has a loft hatch into the roof space and both have wall mounted radiators. The THIRD BEDROOM is a smaller single bedroom with UPVC double glazed to the rear overlooking the private gardens and paddocks. Also benefiting from a single panel radiator and exposed ceiling timber.

The FAMILY BATHROOM is generously proportioned with a white suite comprising a corner bath, extensively tiled surround with a separate corner shower unit with glazed bi-fold doors and Triton wall mounted shower. There is a matching pedestal wash hand basin and low level close coupled W.C.

OUTSIDE there are generously proportioned private lawned garden areas with paved seating areas and a tarmacadam driveway providing plenty of off road parking and turning space. Hillcrest and its gardens are surrounded by further paddocks totalling approximately 1.89 Acres and all with with vehicular gated access and post and rail fencing.

There are a number of outbuildings and stores with a double detached garage and adjoining car port with a further stable block and a small corrugated iron barn. Hillcrest is a unique property set in a popular and convenient location with additional land and benefitting from the space and potential to further extend and develop this detached family home, subject to the necessary consents and permissions, which is in need of a considerable amount of modernisation and refurbishment.

Services - Mains water, electricity and oil fired central heating are understood to be connected. Drainage by septic tank. None of these services have been tested.

Fixtures & Fittings - Only those items described in these sale particulars are included in the sale.

Tenure - Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Method Of Sale - The property will be offered for sale by Public Auction (subject to the conditions of sale and/or prior sale) on 5th December 2017 at Hogarths, Stone Manor Hotel, Stone, Kidderminster, DY10 4PJ at 6.00pm

Buyers Premium - A Buyers Premium of £500.00 + VAT is applicable and to be paid to the sellers solicitor on the night of the auction.

Special Conditions - The property will be sold subject to the Conditions of Sale, which are not to be read at the time of the sale but will be available for inspection at the auctioneer's offices for a period of 10 days prior to the time of the sale. The purchaser shall be deemed to bid on those terms and conditions and shall be deemed to purchase with full knowledge thereof whether he has read the Special Conditions or not.

Guide Price/Reserve - Guides are provided as an indication of each sellers minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Each property will be offered subject to a RESERVE (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set at no more than 10% above the Guide Price.

Money Laundering Regulations - Any person buying or bidding at auction must produce documentation to confirm their name and residential address.

Solicitor - Ms Natalie Badland
Talbots Solicitors
30 Church Street
DY10 2AX

Tel: 01562 540905


Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

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26 October 2017

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Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

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