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This property is for sale by Modern Method of Auction: Starting Bid Price £200,000 plus Reservation Fee.

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30 High Street, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7AQ
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Property Summary

  • For Sale by Modern Method of Auction
  • Three Detached Bungalow & Building Plot with Outline Planning
  • Bungalow In Need of Restoration
  • Convenient Location
  • Large Plot
  • EPC F
  • Terms & Conditions Apply

Property Full Details

BRIEF DESCRIPTION This property is for sale by Modern Method of Auction: Starting Bid Price £200,000 plus Reservation Fee.
This former school house has for many years been converted to a large three bedroom bungalow and is now in need of renovation and enhancement and is for sale with the added benefit of outline planning permission for the erection of a detached dwelling and garage. The property sits on a large plot and is conveniently located for Newport Town Centre.

PLANNING PERMISSION Outline Planning Permission reference TWC/2016/1136 was granted 13th March 2017 for the erection of one detached dwelling and garage associated access and the demolition of existing garage and replacement with new garage. Location: Site of 3 Forton Road, Newport. New shared vehicular access off Forton Road.

LOCATION Site of 3 Forton Road, Newport. The property is situated in a popular locality, approximately half a mile from Newport town centre. Newport is a pretty and historic market town with a vibrant centre of stylish, independent shops offering designer and High Street brands, art and crafts, books, jewellery, gifts, homeware as well as fishmongers and butchers. Newport Country Market is an indoor hall packed with homemade goods and products and there's an outdoor Farmer's Market each month. There are also Waitrose and Aldi supermarkets. Six miles away Telford Shopping Centre has more than 160 stores and in Stafford, The Guildhall Shopping Centre, including Stafford Market Hall, has more than 40 stores. The property falls within the catchment area for Newport primary and secondary schools with their excellent reputations.

The property is conveniently located for access to the A518 which links to Stafford and the M6 in the east, approximately 14 miles away and to Telford and Junctions 4 and 5 of M54 in the west, about 11 miles. The A41 is the main north south trunk road to Wolverhampton in the south and to Chester in the north.

Buses run from Newport to Stafford and Telford. Trains from Telford Central run to Birmingham and Shrewsbury and from Stafford to Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and London's Euston. For air travel Birmingham International is 50 miles, East Midlands 58 miles and Manchester 66 miles.

ACCOMMODATION The accommodation comprises:

STORM PORCH Half glazed front door with colour glass insert, tiled floor and access to:

SITTING ROOM: 13' 0 into bay" x 12' 2" (3.96m x 3.71m) With two radiators, picture rail and glazed tiled fireplace.

INNER HALLWAY With airing cupboard having insulated cylinder.

KITCHEN: 12' 1" x 9' 7" (3.68m x 2.92m) With cast iron Range, double drainer sink unit having base cupboards below, space for cooker and quarry tiled flooring.

DINING ROOM: 14' 0 into bay" x 13' 0" (4.27m x 3.96m) With two radiators and glazed tiled fireplace.

BEDROOM ONE: 16' 7" x 10' 0", 13' 3" into bay (5.05m x 3.05m) With two radiators.

BEDROOM TWO: 12' 0" x 9' 10" (3.66m x 3m) With radiator.

BEDROOM THREE: 10' 5" x 6' 2" (3.18m x 1.88m) With radiator.

BATHROOM With panelled bath, wash hand basin, low level wc and radiator.

UTILITY/STORE: 8' 2" x 7' 1" (2.49m x 2.16m)

STORE: 7' 5" x 6' 4" (2.26m x 1.93m) With radiator.

OUTSIDE WC With low level wc.

OUTSIDE With concrete yard, parking area and carport.

METHOD OF SALE This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, but grant 28 days to achieve exchange of contracts from the date the buyer's solicitor is in receipt of the draft contracts and a further 28 days thereafter to complete. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to put down a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 3.5% to a minimum of £5,000.00 + VAT (£1,000.00) = (£6,000.00) which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. Fees paid to the Auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property and be included in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Further clarification on this must be sought from your legal representative. The buyer will be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Reservation form to confirm acceptance of terms prior to solicitors being instructed. Copies of the Reservation form and all terms and conditions can be found in the Buyer Information Pack which can be downloaded for free from the auction section of our website or requested from our Auction Department. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the Starting Bid, both the Starting Bid and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by West Midlands Property Auction powered by iam-sold Ltd. Tel: 0845 5193 126 Email:

FLOOR PLAN Not to scale.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is to be confirmed. The full energy performance certificate (EPC) is available for this property upon request.

TENURE We are advised that the property is Freehold and this will be confirmed by the Vendors Solicitor during the Pre- Contract Enquiries. Vacant possession upon completion.

SERVICES We are advised that mains all mains services are available. Barbers have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings etc or services to this property, so cannot confirm that they are in working order or fit for purpose. A buyer is recommended to obtain confirmation from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Telford and Wrekin Council. Tel: 01952 380000

VIEWING/PRE-SALES MARKETING ADVICE By arrangement with the Agents Office at 30 High Street, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7AQ. Tel: 01952 820239 Email:

DIRECTIONS From Newport high street proceed down to lower bar, proceed straight over the mini island which leads to Chetwynd End and then continues into Chetwynd Road where the property is situated a short distance on the right hand side, marked by our For Sale board.

DISCLAIMER PROPERTY DETAILS For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales details as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances, and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. The measurements given are approximate.

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