Birmingham Road, Mappleborough Green, Studley, B80 7DH

Farmhouse
Ref: 29883594
By Auction
£325,000
For Sale
3
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Living
The above will be offered for sale by Public Auction, subject to prior sale, reserve and conditions at 6.30pm on Tuesday 29th September 2020 at Hill Farm Marina, Stratford Road, Henley-in-Arden, B95 6DE.

For many years part of the 'Skilts Estate' Toll House Farm was sold off in October 1948 and it is believed that this is now only the second time that it has come on to the open market since then. Briefly comprising; 'A three bedroomed Victorian 'Cottage Farmhouse' with adjacent brick and tiled farm building and approximately 0.50 Acres (0.20ha). The property is set on a large plot and now offers great scope for refurbishment/extension in order to suit modern living. Perhaps also to convert the substantial farm building into additional accommodation or develop as a separate cottage/annexe/office (S.T.P.P if required) or alternatively re-develop the whole site.

Located with frontage to the A435 at the bottom of Gorcott Hill and close to Mappleborough Green Church. The property lies approximately 2 miles East of Redditch Town Centre, 5 miles West of Henley-in-ARden and 12 miles South of Birmingham City Centre. The M42 Junction 3 is approximately 3 miles North along the A435 dual carriageway. The property is more particularly described as follows:-

Overview

  • Detached House
  • Right For Refurbishment/Redevelopment
  • With Extensive Outbuildings
  • Good Sized Plot - Approx. 0.5 Acres
  • Easy Access To Redditch, M42 And Birmingham
  • For Sale By Public Auction On 29th September 2020
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Overview

The above will be offered for sale by Public Auction, subject to prior sale, reserve and conditions at 6.30pm on Tuesday 29th September 2020 at Hill Farm Marina, Stratford Road, Henley-in-Arden, B95 6DE.

For many years part of the 'Skilts Estate' Toll House Farm was sold off in October 1948 and it is believed that this is now only the second time that it has come on to the open market since then. Briefly comprising; 'A three bedroomed Victorian 'Cottage Farmhouse' with adjacent brick and tiled farm building and approximately 0.50 Acres (0.20ha). The property is set on a large plot and now offers great scope for refurbishment/extension in order to suit modern living. Perhaps also to convert the substantial farm building into additional accommodation or develop as a separate cottage/annexe/office (S.T.P.P if required) or alternatively re-develop the whole site.

Located with frontage to the A435 at the bottom of Gorcott Hill and close to Mappleborough Green Church. The property lies approximately 2 miles East of Redditch Town Centre, 5 miles West of Henley-in-ARden and 12 miles South of Birmingham City Centre. The M42 Junction 3 is approximately 3 miles North along the A435 dual carriageway. The property is more particularly described as follows:-

Tiled Hallway

With stairs to the first floor landing
Dining Room
3.4 x 3.03 (11'1" x 9'11")
With radiator opens into the:-
Lounge
4.77 x 3.64 (15'7" x 11'11")
With radiator and sliding patio window to rear elevation. Claygate fireplace with solid fuel stove (not tested)
Kitchen
3.36 x 3.03 (11'0" x 9'11")
Tiled floor, two radiators. An extensive range of fitted base units under roll top work surfaces with single drainer sink unit. Wall cupboards above. Cooker point and space for fridge. Feature beams to ceiling and hatch through to Lounge. Door to understairs cupboard (sealed) door to pantry.
Rear Porch
With radiator and door to former coalhouse/store.
First Floor Landing
With radiator and airing cupboard having factory insulated copper hot water cylinder and immersion. Loft hatch. Doors radiate off to:-
Bedroom 1 (Rear)
4.73 x 3.63 (15'6" x 11'10")
'L' shaped with two radiators.
Bedroom 2 (Front)
3.44 x 3.08 (11'3" x 10'1")
With radiator.
Bedroom 3 (Front)
3.46 x 3.05 (11'4" x 10'0")
With radiator
Bathroom
White suite with enamelled steel bath having shower mixer tap and Triton Ivory II with shower over, pedestal hand wash basin and low level, close coupled WC. radiator.
Exterior
There is external access to the oil fired boiler. The garden is mainly lawned and surrounds the property on three sides. It should be noted that a well is located immediately to the rear of the lounge/patio door and could be developed into a feature.
Outbuildings
16 x 4.8 (52'5" x 15'8")
Situated to the South of the property there is an extensive range of brick and tile outbuildings. Formally a 'Trap' house and tack room with a feed loft over together with former. Cow Stalls/Stables and pigsties.
The whole has decorative brick corner and arched features. As mentioned above (S.T.P.P )this building could be suitable for a number of alternative uses/development.
General Information
On the fall of the hammer the successful purchaser will be required to sign the auction contract and pay a 10% deposit to the vendor’s solicitors, together with an administration fee of £500 plus VAT to the auctioneers, in the room, on the night (or whether sold before or after the auction). Vacant possession is scheduled for 28 days, 27th October 2020 (or earlier by arrangement).
Tenure & Possession
The property is Freehold, unregistered Title, application it will be for the purchaser to submit an application for first registration.
Boundaries & Timber
All growing timber is included in the sale. It should be noted that the Southern boundary is not fenced and it will be up to the purchaser to erect a suitable fence if they wish.
Authorities
Warwickshire County Council:- www.warwickshire.gov.uk
Stratford District Council:- www.stratford.gov.uk
Severn Trent Water:- www.stwater.co.uk
Western Power Distribution:- www.westernpower.co.uk
Services
Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries with the appropriate utility companies for the verification as to the availability, or otherwise, of services but mains electricity, water and sewage is connected to the property. Space heating and hot water is via an oil fired system (not tested)
Rights of Way and Easements
The property is sold subject to all rights of way and easements that may exist.
Viewing
Viewing:
Strictly by prior appointment with The Auctioneers, John Earle (01564 794343).
Vendors Solicitor
A full auction pack is available from the Vendors Solicitor:-

HCB Solicitors
30 Swan Street
Alcester
B49 5DP
Tel: 01789 765522
Acting: Ms Samantha Kings
Email: alcester@hcbgroup.com
Directions
From Birmingham and the North M42 Junction 3, take the A435 South signposted to Redditch. At the bottom of Gorcott Hill where the dual carriageway passes into a single carriageway, the property will be found on the right hand side as indicated by the John Earle auction board. (Please take care turning right off this road).

From the A46 Stratford-on-Avon, Alcester and the South take the A435 North signposted to Redditch. Pass over the A4189 roundabout at the 'Dog' Public House, Mappleborough Green and after approximately 400 yards the property will be found on the left hand side indicated as above. Postcode B80 7DH.
Conditions of Sale
The property will, unless previously withdrawn, be sold subject to the Special and General Conditions of Sale, which have been settled by the Vendor’s Solicitor. These conditions may be inspected during the usual office hours at the offices of the vendor’s Solicitor mentioned in these sales particulars during the five days, exclusive of Saturday and Sunday, immediately before and exclusive of the day of the sale. The conditions may also be inspected in the Sale Room at the time of the sale but they will not then be read. The purchaser shall be deemed to bid on those terms whether he shall have inspected the Conditions or not.
Money Laundering
Money laundering regulations have been introduced by the government, affecting auctioneers, under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002/Money Laundering Regulations 2007. To comply with this Act, we require all purchasers to pay the deposit by any of the following methods: Bank/Building Society Draft, Personal/Company Cheque. All purchasers will be required to provide proof of both their identity and current address and all parties intending to purchase any property must bring with them the following items: Full U.K. Passport or Photo Driving Licence (for identification), a recent Utility Bill, Council Tax Bill or Bank Statement (as proof of residential address). These should be presented to the vendor’s Solicitor when signing the contract.
Agents Note
The guide price offers an indication of the price below which the vendor is not willing to sell. It is not necessarily the exact final sale price, and is subject to change prior to and up until the day of the auction. Any change in the guide price will reflect a change in the reserve (a figure below which the auctioneer will not be able to sell). The reserve can be expected to be set within the guide range or not more than 10% above a single figure guide. (RICS Common Auction Conditions 7th Edition).
COVID-19 Precautions
We are currently operating under measures to combat the spread of Covid-19. We would ask that all prospective buyers attending the sale, register their contact details upon arrival in case of future contact tracing is required. Please maintain social distancing at all times in line with current government advice and guidelines. Hand sanitiser stations will be provided upon entry to the sale room and at various points around the sale area including the desks. We thank you for your patience and vigilance.

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Important Remarks

Please note that all the above information has been provided by the vendor in good faith, but will need verification by the purchaser’s solicitor. Any areas, measurements or distances referred to are given as a guide only and are not precise. Floor plans are not drawn to scale and are provided as an indicative guide to help illustrate the general layout of the property only. The mention of any appliances and/or services in this description does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order and prospective purchasers should make their own investigations before finalising any agreement to purchase. It should not be assumed that any contents, furnishings or other items shown in photographs (which may have been taken with a wide angle lens) are included in the sale. Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property is not a statement that the necessary planning, building regulations, listed buildings or other consents have been obtained. We endeavour to make our details accurate and reliable, but they should not be relied on as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. The seller does not give any warranty in relation to the property and we have no authority to do so on their behalf.

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Regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Misrepresentation Act 1967. John Earle. Conditions under which particulars are issued. Messrs John Earle or the vendor/lessor. 1. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of, an offer or contract. 2. All statements contained within these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Messrs John Earle or the vendor/lessor. 3. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. 4. Any intending purchaser must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. 5. The vendor does not make or give, and neither Messrs John Earle nor any person in their employment has authority to make or give, any representation or warranty whatever in relation to the property. John Earle is a trading style of John Earle & Son LLP. Registered office address: Carleton House, 266-268 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD. Registered number: OC326726.