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£215,000Guide price

3 bedroom detached house for sale

Snaisgill Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Barnard Castle, DL12

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Detached house
3 bedroom
1 bathroom

Property features

  • For Sale by Public Auction
  • In need of full modernisation
  • Three bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms plus conservatory
  • Single garage and garden
  • Rural location with idyllic views

Property description

This online auction concludes on 27th September at 1pm, please contact a member of the team for further information. For Sale by Public Auction. A three bedroom detached cottage in need of full modernisation set within a rural location with idyllic views.

The Property
Woodside Cottage is a charming stone built property, set within an elevated position amidst open countryside. The property requires a full programme of refurbishment, however offers enormous potential to develop a spacious family home with idyllic views over the dales.

The main entrance is to the rear and opens into the kitchen, with tiled flooring and traditional wooden beams above. There are fitted wall and base units topped with contrasting worktops with a stainless steel sink and drainer unit inset, as well as under counter space for white goods, a traditional AGA, additional space for a fridge freezer and a pantry cupboard. The room enjoys a dual aspect to the side and rear elevations.

The living room benefits from a feature fireplace with tiled inset and wooden surround. There are also double doors leading to the attached lean-to at the rear of the property.

The sitting room benefits from a dual aspect to the front and side elevations, with views over the garden and countryside beyond. There is a feature fireplace with tiled inset and wooden surround, while the ceiling features traditional wooden beams.

There is also a useful under stair storage cupboard accessed from the inner hall.

The UPVC conservatory is situated to the front of the property and is a versatile space enjoying pleasant views overlooking the gardens.
Stairs rise to the first floor landing which provides access to the three bedrooms and the family bathroom.

The master bedroom is a well proportioned double and enjoys a dual aspect with views overlooking the gardens and countryside beyond. There is also a shower cubicle with electric shower.

The second bedroom is a further double and benefits from views of the garden and rolling hills. There is an over stair cupboard offering useful storage.

To the rear of the property is the third bedroom. This is a good sized single room which would be ideally suited to a home office or nursery.

The family bathroom is fitted with a suite comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and panel enclosed bath.

Externally, there is a block paved driveway leading to a single garage at the rear of the property. While to the front, there is an enclosed garden which is predominantly laid to lawn and is planted with a range of mature shrubbery.

The property benefits from mains water and electricity. Drainage is to a septic tank which is located on third party land and is understood to not comply with the 2020 Regulations. Purchasers should make their own independent investigations as to the installation of another drainage system. Please also note that the central heating system to the property is not in working order.

Tenure & Possession
The property is freehold and sold with vacant possession.

EPC Rating
This property has been certified with an EPC Rating of G.

Local Authority
Durham County Council
The property is currently rated Council tax band E.

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Modern Method of Auction
This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the buyer to exchange contracts immediately; however, from the date the draft contract for sale is received by the Buyer's solicitor, the buyer has 56 days in which to complete the transaction; whilst using every endeavour to exchange contracts within the first 28 days. Allowing the additional time to exchange contracts means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Upon close of a successful auction, or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 4.2% of the final agreed sale price including VAT - this is subject to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT - which reserves the property from sale by securing the transaction and takes the property off the market. The Reservation Fee is paid in addition to the final negotiated selling price. A non-refundable Buyer Information Pack fee of £300.00 including VAT towards the preparation cost of the pack, if the Buyer Information Pack has been produced and provided by iamsold. The Documents in the pack can then be used by your solicitor during the conveyancing stage of the purchase. It is recommended that you view the Buyer Information Pack before agreeing to your purchase. Fees paid to the Auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property and be included in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Further clarification for this must be sought from your legal representative. The buyer will be required to sign a Reservation Agreement to confirm acceptance of the terms prior to  solicitors being instructed. A sample copy of the Reservation Agreement and all terms and conditions can be found in the Buyer Information Pack, which can be downloaded from the auction section of our website, or requested from our Auction Department. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the starting bid, both the starting bid and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by the Great North Property Auction powered by iamsold.

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The property is situated within open countryside close to the quaint village of Middleton in Teesdale, whilst the major regional centres and transport network are within commuting distance. Middleton in Teesdale supports a range of amenities creating a high degree of self-sufficiency.  A broader range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities can be found within the historic market town of Barnard Castle which lies but 11 miles distance. 

The property is surrounded by the rugged and stunning surroundings of Teesdale, the North Pennines and Durham Dales. The surrounding countryside is dissected by a network of public footpaths and bridle paths, and provides the setting for a full range of outdoor leisure and country pursuits.

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