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Little Hayford, Halfway House, SY5 9EG

  • 3
  • 3 bedroom detached cottage
  • Single storey outbuilding
  • 6 bay barn
  • Garden & parking area
  • In need of renovation
  • For Sale by Public Auction

A rare opportunity to acquire a smallholding with a 3 bedroom cottage in need of renovation, outbuildings and pasture land extending in total to approximately 11.52 acres (4.66 hectares). For sale by public auction on Friday 26th April 2019 at Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury SY4 3DR at 3pmGuide Price: £300,000-£350,000 *(please see section titled Guide Price/Reserve)


The property is situated just off the Stretton Heath road which runs between the B4386 Shrewsbury to Montgomery road and the A458 Shrewsbury to Welshpool road in rural west Shropshire. The county town of Shrewsbury is located approximately 9 miles to the east and the town of Welshpool approximately 11 miles to the southwest. The property is situated in a private yet convenient location with excellent transport links to Shrewsbury and beyond with the A5 heading north to Oswestry, Wrexham and Chester and the A5 heading east providing access to Telford and Birmingham via the M54.


Part sandstone and part brick under a slate roof detached cottage with the original part dating back to 1838 offering the following accommodation in need of renovation:Entrance Hall with stairs off to First FloorLounge, exposed beams to ceiling and open fireplaceKitchen with beamed ceiling and wood fired Rayburn (not in working order)Understairs cupboardRear Entrance PorchShower Room with WC and showerFirst Floor LandingBathroom with WC, wash hand basin and bathBedroom One with airing cupboardBedroom TwoBedroom Three


Attached to the cottage is a Single Storey Stone under Slate Roof Outbuilding with development potential (subject to planning approval)Additional 6 bay Mono-pitch Roof Corrugated Steel Clad Barn, 30ft x 90ft approx.


The permanent pasture is contained within a ring fence with four level enclosures bounded by hedgerow and/or post and wire fencing and extending to 10.76 acres (4.35 hectares).


The property is accessed off the Stretton Heath road via an access track over which the property benefits from a right of way.


Mains water and mains electricity with private septic tank drainage.


The Holding is in council tax Band 'D'.


No Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements are to be transferred as part of the sale.


We believe the sporting and mineral rights are in-hand and will pass to the purchaser with the freehold.


The property is freehold and vacant possession will be given on completion.


The property will be sold subject to any development plan, tree preservation order, town planning schedule resolution or notice which may be or come to be in force, subject to any road widening or improvement schemes, land charges and statutory provision or by-laws without any obligation on the vendors to specify them.


Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ND. Tel: 0345 6789000.


The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements whether mentioned in these particulars or not.


The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the vendor(s) nor their agents will be responsible for defining ownership of the boundary hedges or fences.


The property is to be offered for sale by public auction on Friday 26th April 2019 at Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire at 3pm.The vendors and their agent reserve the right to change the method of sale at any time, withdraw the property from auction or agree a sale prior to auction.


Anne-Marie Brettell, Halls Head Office. Tel: 01743 450700 or email: anne-marie@hallsgb.com


Mr Tom Devey, FBC Manby Bowdler LLP, Juneau House, Sitka Drive, Shrewsbury Business Park, Shrewsbury SY2 6LG. Tel: 01743 241551


Strictly via appointment with the selling agents.


In addition to the deposit required upon exchange of contract, buyers will be required to pay a Buyers Administration fee. This fee is £250 plus vat for each lot and can be paid by Debit card or cheque. A full VAT receipt will be issued the day following the auction or the day of exchange for pre-auction purchasers. Please bring with you the means to pay both the deposit and the Buyers Administration Fee


* Guides are provided as an indication of each sellers minimum expectation. they are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Each property will be offered subject to a reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide.


PLEASE NOTE that any person buying or bidding at auction MUST produce TWO forms of identification documentation. One to confirm their name and residential address, ie utility bill or bank statement and one photo ID, ie passport or driving licence. We will be unable to accept your bid unless you have registered with us and produced suitable ID.


Please note that the property is sold in accordance with the Common Auction Conditions (4th edition March 2018) (a copy of which is included within the Legal Pack). Special Conditions of Sale relating to each lot are available upon request from the Auctioneers or the Vendors Solicitor prior to the auction. The contract and special conditions of sale will not be read out by the auctioneers at the auction, but will be available for inspection at the auctioneer's offices or the vendors solicitors for a period before the auction date. Purchasers will be deemed to have inspected these Special Conditions of Sale and will be legally bound by these conditions which will form part of and will be attached to the Sale Memorandum.

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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