Gillingham: 01747 822233 Wincanton: 01963 34433 Shaftesbury: 01747 852301 Roy Barrett: 01258 473900

2 bedroom cottage for sale

Melbury Abbas, Shaftesbury £180,000

Key Features

  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Reception rooms: 1
  • Property age: Not Specified
  • Floor size: 63.00 sq m

Full Description

DESCRIPTION A charming two bedroom semi detached cottage in need of some updating with scope to extend (subject to the usual permissions) set within the hamlet of Melbury Abbas. Approached by footpath from the driveway the front door opens into the entrance hall which in turn leads in to the sitting room with an open fireplace. Stairs rise to the first floor and a door opens into the kitchen/diner that has a range of base and wall mounted storage units, stainless steel sink unit with drainer and spaces for fridge/freezer, washing machine and cooker. A door opens into the rear porch which houses the oil fired boiler.
Outside there is an outbuilding which has a toilet and a Belfast sink with space for conversion into a possible utility. The detached garage which was used as a workshop has eves storage. The garden is surrounded by mature planting gently slopes down to a stream at the bottom of the garden.
Buyers fee applies & – Auction pack available on request & – Mortgage buyers welcome

This property is offered for sale by the ‘modern method of auction’ through an Online Auction. This is a modern twist on the traditional auction room sale where buyers can bid for the property via an online platform. The winning bidder, assuming the reserve is met, is granted exclusivity of the property at the winning bid price for 28 days in which they must exchange or the vendor is free to remarket the property and the reservation fee will not be returned. The auction will run for 3 hours on a set date and time chosen by the vendor of the property. Upon completion of a successful auction the winning bidder will be required to pay a non-refundable reservation fee of 3% inclusive of VAT of the winning bid in addition to the purchase price subject to a minimum fee of £4,800 inclusive of VAT. The auction is powered and carried out by Whoobid and is subject to terms & conditions which will form part of the auction pack which will be available to download for free once produced by the vendors legal representatives. We strongly recommend that you review the legal documents prior to bidding and seek legal advice. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE RESERVATION FEES ARE PAYABLE IN ADDITION TO THE ASKING PRICE.

Fees paid to the auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration and may attract stamp duty liability. Bidders will be required to register in order to download the ‘legal pack’, if you choose to bid on the property you will be required to complete further identity checks for anti- money laundering purposes, provide card and solicitors details before you are able to place a bid.
Properties may be sold prior to public auction if an offer is accepted by the vendors.

**Guide price – This is an indication of the seller’s minimum expectations at auction and is not necessarily the figure the property will achieve but acts as a guide, prices are subject to change prior to the auction.

**Reserve price – Most auctions will be subject to a reserve price, if this figure is not achieved during the auction then the property will not be sold. In normal circumstances the reserve price should be no more than 10% above a single figure guide price or if a guide price bracket is quoted the reserve will fall somewhere within those figures

LOCATION Melbury Abbas is a small rural village located approximately 2 miles from the ancient Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury which enjoys superb views over the Blackmore Vale and surrounding countryside. It has a good range of facilities including supermarkets, banks, schools, cafes, restaurants, Inns, Churches and shops including High Street names such as Boots, W H Smiths, Superdrug, and Costa. There are local bus and long distance coach services and at Gillingham, about 5 miles away, a main line railway station on the Exeter/Waterloo line. The A303 is approximately 7 miles to the north giving access to the South West and to London. The cathedral city of Salisbury is approximately 22 miles, and the Dorset Coast is approximately 35 miles distant.

ADD INFO Services: Mains Water, Electricity.
Council Authority: Dorset Council – Tel: 0345 034 4569
Council Tax Band: C
Caution: NB All services and fittings mentioned in these particulars have NOT been tested and hence we cannot confirm that they are in working order.
Energy Performance Certificate: Rated: TBC

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