Offers in the Region of £195,000

The Cottages, Sandford, SY13 2AW

  • 3
  • 6

Office Details

8 Watergate Street
Whitchurch
Shropshire
SY13 1DW

Tel: 01948 663230

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Property Features

  • For Rebuild or Refurbish
  • Formerly Two Cottages
  • Requires Structural Work
  • Offers Excellent Potential
  • Could Be One Detached Home
  • 0.5 Acre Plot Or Thereabouts
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Property Description

A rare opportunity to purchase a property that was formerly a pair of semi detached cottages, situated on a large plot on the main A41 at Sandford, near Whitchurch. The property requires a robust programme of rebuilding and refurbishment and it is therefore highly likely that the property is not mortgageable. Contact Halls Whitchurch Office on 01948 66 32 30 to book a viewing appointment.

DESCRIPTION

This considerable property, whilst having excellent potential, does require a seriously robust programme of rebuilding and refurbishment, and we are fairly certain that it will not be deemed as a mortgageable property in its present poor condition, and we are therefore restricting viewing appointments to potential cash purchasers only, and as this site can only be described as generally unsafe and dangerous, it is certainly in no way family friendly, so for the safety of all concerned, we are now stating that no children are to be allowed on the site at the viewing stage.

LOCATION

The property is situated on the Main A41 in the hamlet known as Sanford, which derives its name from the Hall which is situated close by. The town of Market Drayton is within a short drive and has a wide range of shops and amenities, as does Whitchurch, which also boasts a main line rail link to Shrewsbury and Crewe.The A41 gives easy access to Whitchurch to the North and to the M54 and The Midlands to the South being only 24 miles away, and the M6 can be accessed at Newcastle Under Lyme just 21 miles distant.

COTTAGE NUMBER 5

Cottage number 5 is in poor condition and has visible signs of structural movement to the Northern gable end.

ENTRANCE

Entrance door, lobby with stairs to the first floor, doors to room one and the scullery room.

ROOM ONE

Window to the front, former inglenook fireplace, access to under stairs store area.

15'9" x 10'9" max (4.80m x 3.28m max)

KITCHEN ROOM

Door to the rear, window to the front, door to a cloakroom/WC, door to the Lean-to.

15'9" x 13'5" (4.80m x 4.09m)

ROOM TWO

Window to the front. This room shows signs of structural movement.

8'1" x 7'1" (2.46m x 2.16m)

LANDING

The landing serves the whole of the first floor and gives internal access to Cottage 6.

BEDROOM ONE

Window to the front, door to walk-in cupboard measuring 6'4" x 5'8" with small inner window to the landing.

BEDROOM TWO

Window to the front, old fireplace. This room is highly unsafe as the floor is rotted through due to the failed roof above.

16'8" x 8'7" (5.08m x 2.62m)

BEDROOM THREE

Window to the front.

13'0" x 8'2" (3.96m x 2.49m)

LEAN-TO SIDE PORCH

Requires demolition, entrance door to cottage 6.

KITCHEN ROOM

Window to the rear, doors to room one and the stairs to the first floor.

10'10" x 7'11" (3.30m x 2.41m)

ROOM 1

Window to the front, fireplace, door to a side store room measuring approximately 15' x 3' and having a window to the front.

15'8" x 11'9" (4.78m x 3.58m)

HALF LANDING

Door to the shower room, the stairs continue to the first floor landing.

SHOWER ROOM

Shower cubicle, wash basin and WC, window to the rear, door to;

8'1" x 7'4" (2.46m x 2.24m)

BEDROOM ONE

Window to the rear.

11'9" x 11'4" (3.58m x 3.45m)

LANDING

Gives access to cottage 5 first and ground floor rooms.

BEDROOM TWO

Window to the front.

14'1" x 9'2" (4.29m x 2.79m)

BEDROOM THREE

Window to the rear, water cylinder.

10'1" x 7'1" (3.07m x 2.16m)

OUTSIDE GROUNDS

The property sits within grounds approaching half an acre or thereabouts, and are mainly of lawn and maturing conifer and evergreen trees and shrubs. A gate opens onto the lane that serves the neighbouring residential properties.

OUTBUILDINGS

Brick and timber buildings in poor states of repair.

DIRECTIONS

Leave Whitchurch and continue to the A41 signposted Wolverhampton. Continue for approximately 3 miles through Higher Heath until you come to Sandford. As you follow the road to the right turn left opposite a black and white cottage into the drive by the telegraph pole and the property will be found on the right hand side.

URGENT AGENTS NOTE

This site can only be described at best as generally unsafe and dangerous, and it is certainly in no way family friendly, so for the safety of all concerned, we are now stating that no children are to be allowed on the site at the viewing stage, and any adults enter the property entirely at their own risk.

COUNCIL TAX

The property currently a singular 'Band' A and the amount payable for 2017/18 is £1,074.00. This banding is for cottage number 6 only, and once developed, it is envisaged that the banding for cottage number 5 will be re-instated. For further Council Tax details, contact Shropshire Council on 0345 6789002.

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected. Drainage is to a sceptic tank arrangement None of these services have been tested.

TENURE

We understand that the properties are Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS

Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 8 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1DW Telephone 01948 663230You can also find Halls properties at www.rightmove.co.uk & Onthemarket.comWH0971

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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