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For Sale - Detached House
Post Office Lane, Moreton

Guide Price £280,000

Bed icon  2    Bath icon  1    receptions icon  1

**For Sale by the Method of Modern Auction** A Two-Bedroom Detached Cottage in approximately 1 acre of grounds requiring complete renovation, extension or replacement subject to planning permission.

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

  • For Sale by Modern Method of Auction
  • For Full Renovation, Extension or Replacement subject to planning permission
  • Current Cottage has Kitchen, Living Room & Glazed Lean-To
  • Two Bedrooms & Bathroom
  • Large Garden/Paddock Space of Approximately 1 Acre
  • Breezeblock Sheds, Brick Built Store & Timber Shed
  • Timber Greenhouse and Fuel Storage Bunkers
  • Reservation Fee Payable - T'&C's Apply; EPC F23

Property Full Details

BRIEF DESCRIPTION A traditional Country Cottage in a Rural village Location in need of a Full Renovation - or possible extension or rebuild subject to the necessary Planning Permissions. The property has extensive grounds and paddock to either side of The Cottage totalling approximately one acre.

For Sale by the Modern Method of Auction, The Cottage is set back from the road in a large plot and has a Kitchen, Living Room, lean-to, two Bedrooms and a Bathroom. In the extensive grounds are a number of Sheds and plenty of space for Parking.

MODERN METHOD OF AUCTION This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction. Should you view, offer or bid on the property, your information will be shared with the Auctioneer, iamsold.

This method of auction requires both parties to complete the transaction within 56 days of the draft contract for sale being received by the buyers solicitor. This additional time allows buyers to proceed with mortgage finance (subject to lending criteria, affordability and survey).

The buyer is required to sign a reservation agreement and make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee. This being 4.2% of the purchase price including VAT, subject to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT. The Reservation Fee is paid in addition to purchase price and will be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property in the calculation for stamp duty liability.

Buyers will be required to go through an identification verification process with iamsold and provide proof of how the purchase would be funded.

This property has a Buyer Information Pack which is a collection of documents in relation to the property. The documents may not tell you everything you need to know about the property, so you are required to complete your own due diligence before bidding. A sample copy of the Reservation Agreement and terms and conditions are also contained within this pack.

The buyer will also make payment of £300.00 including VAT towards the preparation cost of the pack, where it has been provided by iamsold.

The property is subject to an undisclosed Reserve Price with both the Reserve Price and Starting Bid being subject to change.

LOCATION The Cottage is in the village of Moreton - a popular rural village location with a delightful Village Hall and within close proximity to Gnosall Village with it's local store and amenities and the market town of Newport (5.2 miles).

There are good links for commuters to the M6 motorway - A41 to the junction with M54 (8 miles) or A518 to Stafford (10 miles) - and there are mainline rail connections from Stafford. The closest rail station is Shifnal (8 miles) for regular direct trains to Birmingham.


ENCLOSED PORCH With PVC glazed door and sides. Door to:

LIVING ROOM 12' 0" x 11' 1" (3.66m x 3.38m) With fireplace.

KITCHEN 13' 2" x 9' 1" (4.01m x 2.77m) With a range of kitchen units, single drainer sink unit, hot water heater and wall cupboards, beams to ceiling and door to:

LEAN-TO With glazed roof, sides and door to the grounds.

Stairs rise from hallway to:

LANDING BEDROOM 13' 3" x 13' 1" (4.04m x 3.99m) With shower, shower rail, door to:

W.C. With W.C. and wash hand basin and door to:

BEDROOM 13' 4" x 9' 7" (4.06m x 2.92m)

*Please note the property has very steep stairs and viewers should take the stairs with caution*

EXTERNALLY The property is approached via a five bar metal gate to driveway. There is a number of timber and brick built outbuildings, boundary fencing and hedges, glorious views to the rear.

TO VIEW THIS PROPERTY Please contact our Newport Office, 30 High Street, Newport, TF10 7AQ or call us on 01952 820239. Email:

DIRECTIONS From our office in the High Street, head north, at the roundabout, by The Barley Public House, take the second exit onto Stafford Street, go through one roundabout. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto A518 towards Gnosall. After 2.1 miles turn right and continue through Outwoods. At the next T Junction turn left and then right for Moreton. Continue into Moreton and at the T Junction turn right into Post Office Lane. The property will be on your right hand side and identified by our For Sale Board.

SERVICES We are advised that mains drainage, water and electricity 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 Stafford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford, ST16 3AQ.

EPC RATING - F23 The full energy performance certificate (EPC) is available for this property upon request.

REFERRAL ARRANGEMENTS The Partner Agent and Auctioneer may recommend the services of third parties to you. Whilst these services are recommended as it is believed they will be of benefit; you are under no obligation to use any of these services and you should always consider your options before services are accepted.

Where services are accepted the Auctioneer or Partner Agent may receive payment for the recommendation and you will be informed of any referral arrangement and payment prior to any services being taken by you.

PROPERTY INFORMATION We believe this information to be accurate, but it 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.

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.

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.

PLANNING REFERENCE Stafford Borough Council ,Civic Centre, Riverside ,Stafford ST16 3AQ
Planning Permission History :
07/08472/FUL granted 13/7/2007 for ' Demolition of Existing House and Erection of Replacement House.'
10/13952 /EXT granted 3/9/2010 for 'Extension of Time'
13/19230/EXT granted 24/10/2013 for 'Extension of Time '. ( permission now expired )

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