Sold Subject to Contract - Whixall, Whitchurch


Property Summary

Property Description

A rare opportunity to acquire a two bedroom semi-detached country cottage with outbuildings and 1.2 acres which has canal frontage. The property does require updating. There would be ample space to extend subject to the necessary planning consents being given.

Property Full Details

BRIEF DESCRIPTON This property will be offered for sale on Wednesday 9th May at The Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton. Registration is from 6pm with the auction starting at 7pm. Please call the auction team on 0121 3660539 if you have any questions.
A rare opportunity to acquire a two bedroom semi-detached country cottage with outbuildings and 1.2 acres which has canal frontage. The property does require updating. There would be ample space to extend subject to the necessary planning consents being given. The current accommodation comprises; Entrance Porch, Lounge, Ground Floor Bathroom, Two Bedrooms. Outside there are neat well maintained gardens with views over the countryside. There are various outbuildings including a former cow shed which is now being used for garaging and storage.

LOCATION The property is located in the rural village of Whixall and is approximately 5 miles from the market towns of Whitchurch and Wem offering a variety of local independent shops, schools, supermarkets and other major retailers. Whitchurch train station is on a direct line between Crewe and Shrewsbury with onward connections to Manchester, Birmingham and London plus other major cities. The larger centres of Shrewsbury, Telford, Wrexham, Chester and Crewe are all within approximately 14 to 26 miles.

AUCTIONEERS COMMENTS 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, however from the date the Draft Contract is received by the buyers solicitor, the buyer is given 56 days in which to complete the transaction, with the aim being to exchange contracts within the first 28 days. 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 make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 4.2% to a minimum of £6,000 including VAT, 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. (Reservation Fee is in addition to the final negotiated selling price.), 0845 5193 126,


LOUNGE 15 ' 0" x 11' 5" (4.57m x 3.48m) Double glazed UPVC bay window to front, brick fire place with electric fire, cupboard housing hot water cylinder with shelving. Electric storage heater. Stairs off to first floor.

KITCHEN 15' 1" x 7' 6" (4.6m x 2.29m) Having a range a wall and base unit. Stainless inset sink, part tiled walls. Windows to side and rear. Electric storage heater.

BATHROOM Having bath, wash hand basin and WC. Part tiles walls and window to side.


BEDROOM ONE 14'' 2 " x 10' 7" (4.32m x 3.23m) Bedroom one is situated to the front of the property with views towards the canal. Electric storage heater, access to loft space.

BEDROOM TWO 11' 3" x 5' 7" (3.43m x 1.7m) Window to side, electric storage heater.

OUTSIDE The property has well maintained gardens to the side and rear with matures borders and greenhouse. Brick outhouse with light and power. There is a storage building measuring 14' x 10'. There is also a large brick outbuilding which is split into three sections as below:

COW SHED 14' 1" x 15' 8" (4.29m x 4.78m)

FORMER BARN 15' 3" x 10' 5" (4.65m x 3.18m) This is currently being used a garage.

CORRUGATED BUILDING 18' 0" x 8' 6" (5.49m x 2.59m) Attached to the main brick building

LAND The 1.2 acres can be found directly in front of the property and has canal frontage.

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 electricity and water are available. Private drainage. 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 Council tax enquiries, Revenues & Benefit, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND. Tel: 0345 678 9002

ENERGY PERFORMANCE The EPC rating is F. The full energy performance certificate (EPC) is available for this property upon request.

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.

VIEWING/PRE-MARKETING SALES ADVICE By arrangement with the Agents Office at 34 High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1BB: Tel: 01948 667272 or email:

METHOD OF SALE For Sale by Modern Auction.

AML REGULATIONS To ensure compliance with the latest Anti Money Laundering regulations all intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documents prior to the issue of sale confirmation.

DIRECTIONS From Whitchurch take the B5476 toward Tilstock/Wem. Turn right just past the Dog and Bull at Coton into Post Office Lane, this then becomes Rack Lane, at the T Junction turn left, continue over Dobson's Bridge and Malt Kiln Lane is then on your right and the cottage is found a short distance on your left hand side.