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Oakdene Cottage, Longdon-on-tern, Telford, TF6 6LP


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Period detached cottage having idyllic country charm and character benefiting two double bedrooms and two reception rooms, attractive. established gardens to three sides, generous detached Garage and off road parking and countryside views. This property will be offered for sale via the Modern Method of Auction.Terms and conditions apply which is operated by The West Midland Property Auction powered by iam-sold Ltd" 0845 5193 126

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Wellington/Telford Branch
1 Church Street, Wellington/Telford, Shropshire, TF1 1DD
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 8.45am to 5.30pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Property Summary

  • Detached Cottage
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen, Bathroom
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Detached Garage & Parking
  • Gardens on three sides
  • Two Outbuildings,
  • Countryside Views
  • Requires Modernisation

Property Full Details

DESCRIPTION A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this character detached period cottage with many original features, including latch doors, timber beams and fireplaces.The cottage would benefit from some updating and improvements comprises Front Entrance porch to front entrance door to period style Sitting Room, benefiting dual aspect, feature inglenook fireplace with open fire, staircase to first floor and opening to Dining Room also benefiting a period fireplace, dual aspect with quirky porthole window to the rear, from the Sitting Room a hallway extends to ground floor Bathroom having three piece white suite, stable door to galley style Kitchen also with dual aspect and an arrangement of base an wall mounted units with provision for freestanding appliances, walk in pantry and further stable door to canopied rear access and log store. To the first floor, stairs ascend to first Bedroom with feature chimney breast and wall mounted boiler to the side, second bedroom comprises built in timber framed double bed with storage above and window to the fore. Outside pedestrian access gate with path extending to the rear garden laid mainly to lawn with ornamental pond, and edged with mature trees and shrubs paved path extends to the rear of the property having further integrated storage, generous sized detached garage with up and over door to the fore and rear access door to the rear. Five bar timber gate to driveway benefiting parking for at least two vehicles with lawn to the side, with specimen fruit trees and shrubs and border. The property is located within an enviable position having open aspect with views to The Wrekin to the fore and field to the rear, currently used for equestrian purposes. Accompanied access strictly by appointment only with the selling agent.

AUCTION DETAILS 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.) I Am Sold Ltd - telephone: 0121 366 0539 or email: or

LOCATION Situated on the edge of Longdon-upon-Tern, a Village particularly notable as the location of the world's first large-scale cast iron navigable Aqueduct, designed by Thomas Telford. The aqueduct was constructed in 1796 as part of the Shrewsbury Canal. Although the canal was abandoned in 1944, the aqueduct remains and is Grade I Listed. Longdon-upon-Tern is approximately 7 miles (11 km) east of the county Town of Shrewsbury and 7 miles (11 km) north-west of Telford Town Centre with its modern shopping and leisure facilities and the M54. Wellington, a traditional market Town, is approximately 4 miles distant and offers a variety of shops, traditional market, Supermarket, Library and Leisure Centre, Bus and Railway Stations and an excellent variety of Primary, Secondary and further education facilities along with access to the M54. A small Primary school in High Ercall is approximately 2 miles distant.

KITCHEN 14' 1" x 5' 1" (4.29m x 1.55m)

LOUNGE 12' 0" x 9' 5" (3.66m x 2.87m)

BATHROOM 7' 7" x 5' 1" (2.31m x 1.55m)

DINING ROOM 11' 0" x 7' 0" (3.35m x 2.13m)

BEDROOM ONE 12' 1" x 12' 7" (3.68m x 3.84m)

BEDROOM TWO 11' 11" x 7' 3" (3.63m x 2.21m)

GARAGE 17' 9" x 13' 11" (5.41m x 4.24m)

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE 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 water, drainage and electricity are available. Heating is by way of LPG. 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.

DIRECTIONS From the Princess Royal Hospital roundabout proceed along the A5223 towards Shawbirch and at Shawbirch Roundabout turn left on the B4394 towards Admaston and High Ercall. After the roundabout take the intersection to the right onto the B5063 towards Longdon Upon Tern and High Ercall. Upon entering the Village of Longdon-Upon-Tern proceed past the Tayleur Arms and as you come out of the sharp left hand bend the Cottage will be found on your right hand side just after the farm house as you are about to leave the Village.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Telford & Wrekin Council Southwater Square, St Quentin Gate, Telford, TF3 4EJ

VIEWING / PRE SALES ADVICE By arrangement with the Agents' office at 1 Church Street, Wellington, Shropshire TF1 1DD.
Tel: 01952 221200

METHOD OF SALE For Sale by Modern Method of Auction

AML REGULATIONS To ensure compliance with the latest Anti Money Laundering Regulations all intending purchasers must produce identification documents prior to the issue of sale confirmation. To avoid delays in the buying process please provide the required documents as soon as possible. We may use an online service provider to also confirm your identity. A list of acceptable ID documents is available upon request.

DISCLAIMER We believe this information to be accurate, but they cannot be guaranteed. The fixtures, fittings, appliances and mains services have not been tested. If there is any point which is of particular importance please obtain professional confirmation. All measurements quoted are approximate. These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.

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