Detached cottage for renovation set in grounds of 0.25 acres and located between the village and M5 motorway. This property is for sale by private auction on the 28th November 2017 at 3pm at Taunton Racecourse.
Park Bridge Cottage is located on the outskirts of the popular village of West Buckland, which lies close to the lower slopes if the Blackdown Hills. It benefits from a primary school, village stores, church and village hall. The M5 motorway can be accessed within a quarter of a mile of the property. Wellington is within 2 miles where an excellent selection of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found and the County Town of Taunton is approximately 5 miles where an even greater selection of facilities can be found together with a main line rail link to London Paddington.Description
Park Bridge Cottage comprises a detached period property of rendered and colourwashed appearance set beneath a slate style roof. Although the property is in need of complete refurbishment, it offers potential purchasers the opportunity to renovate to their own specification and style. Although close to the motorway, the property enjoys a rural outlook over adjoining open fields and with no close neighbours.Accommodation
Door to entrance porch with opening leading into a spacious living room, formerly two rooms with fireplaces at either end together with two windows to front, both with window seats and exposed ceiling timbers. Opening into sitting room with window to rear, stairs to first floor and doorway to side entrance porch. From the sitting room a doorway opens into the dining room, again with window to front and wall mounted electric meters. Further opening leads into the kitchen/breakfast room comprising single drainer sink unit with mixer taps over, adjoining worktop surrounds, view from two aspects including obscure glazed door to garden. On the first floor is a landing area with window to rear along with adjoining bathroom with pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Leading off the landing can be found bedroom three, again with window to rear overlooking open fields together with an opening leading into the adjoining room which could easily make two further bedrooms, both with windows to front and one with a brick fireplace.Outside
The cottage is approached through a wrought iron gate with pathway leading around to the front door. The gardens surround the property on all three sides and is laid mainly to lawn with a fine selection of trees together with various shrubs, bushes and ground foliage and in total extends to approximately 0.25 acres. Situated within the gardens can be found a useful brick and stone outbuilding measuring 12'7 x 7'6.Method of Sale
The property is being offered for sale by public auction at 3pm on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at Taunton Racecourse, Orchard Portman, Taunton, TA3 7BL. A legal pack is available from the vendor's solicitors (details below), please note there will be a charge of £30 +VAT for a hard copy of the legal pack. Alternatively, the legal pack will be available, free of charge, by email or available to view in both the solicitors office and Stags Wellington office. Completion will take place on Thursday 21st December 2017 or earlier by agreement.Solicitor Acting
Alison Lock, Risdon Hosegood, Mendip House, 1, High St, Taunton TA1 3SX, telephone 01823 251571.Special Condition of Sale
The particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale but in the case of inconsistencies, the provisions of the latter shall prevail. Copies of the special conditions of sale should be obtained from the vendor's solicitors. It is assumed that the purchasers make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.Guide Prices and Reserves
Guide prices are provided as an indication of the seller's minimum expectation, they are not necessarily figures of which the property will sell for, and the guide may change at any time prior to the auction. The property will be offered to sale subject to a reserve price.Services
Mains water and electric, private drainage.Consumer Protection Regulations
As the building was constructed before 1999, there is a possibility that it was constructed with asbestos containing materials. If this is the case, specialist removal may be required.Directions
From junction 26 of the M5 motorway take the exit signposted West Buckland and after a short distance Park Bridge Cottage will be seen on the right hand side.