METHOD OF SALE
The property is for sale by online traditional auction. The end of the auction is scheduled for Thursday 28th October at 5pm. The Vendor reserves the right to withdraw or alter the property for sale prior to the auction end date. The property can be viewed on our website, stags.co.uk - Online Property & Land Auctions.SITUATION
The cottage is located in the heart of the village of Gunnislake, amongst the hugely scenic settings of the Tamar Valley. The property is within close proximity of local amenities and transport links, with Gunnislake providing a selection of shops and public houses, a doctor's surgery, primary school and Co-op fuel station/mini-market. In addition to regular bus services, there is the added benefit of a rail connection into Plymouth City on the Tamar Valley Line.DESCRIPTION
This quirky and characterful period cottage has deceptively spacious accommodation which is now in need of refurbishment throughout. The cottage offers a great deal of charm and interest, and additionally benefits from an off-road parking space and small courtyard garden at the rear. The property would ideally suit those seeking a characterful home onto which they can put their own mark, as well as those looking for a bolt-hole or second home.ACCOMMODATION
The cottage's front access leads straight into the kitchen where there are various bespoke cupboards and units, and a utility cupboard. There is access from the kitchen to a small enclosed yard behind. The adjacent sitting/dining room is a good sized, characterful reception room with a fireplace housing a log burning stove on a slate-tiled hearth. The rear dining area features some interesting exposed stonework, including a former fireplace and granite staircase to the first floor. At first floor level are two well-proportioned double bedrooms, one with an en-suite, and the bathroom. The cottage is full of traditional period and character features, including timber ledged doors, slate window sills, timber flooring and exposed stone and timberwork.OUTSIDE
A small garden area can be found at the rear of the cottage, with the benefit of separate pedestrian access to the village centre. Please note that the neighbouring property also has a right of access through this area. Opposite the cottage is a parking space for one vehicle.SERVICES & COUNCIL TAX
All mains services are connected, gas central heating. Please note that the agents have neither inspected nor tested these services. Council Tax Band B - Cornwall Council.TENURE AND COMPLETION
The property is sold freehold with vacant possession on completion 4 weeks after the auction, or earlier by agreement.BUYERS AND ADMINISTRATION FEE
The successful purchaser(s) will be liable to pay the sum of £5,000. From this a "buyer's fee" of £2,400 (Inc. VAT) is retained by Stags/Bamboo Auctions as a contribution towards the online platform costs, and £2,600 is payable towards the purchase price/deposit. An additional "administration" fee of £1,200 inc VAT will be payable by the successful purchaser immediately after the auction. This will be separately invoiced by Stags. The purchaser shall also reimburse the vendor the cost of the searches carried out.PROOF OF IDENTITY
Under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligence checks on any person that intends to bid at auction. There will be a requirement for all bidders to register, free of charge, via the online sales site and complete the ID checks.AUCTION LEGAL PACK
This includes the searches, draft contract, deeds/epitome of title, special conditions of sale etc, and is available online to be downloaded, via the tab on the online auction property listing page. It is the purchaser's responsibility to make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction. Due to Covid precautions we are not making it available for inspection at Stags offices. Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to inspect the legal documentation and to consult legal advice prior to bidding.VENDOR'S SOLICITORS
Ebenezer Ola of Wolferstans Solicitors, Deptford Chambers, 60/66 North Hill, Plymouth PL4 8EPDEFINITION OF GUIDE AND RESERVE
-Guide price(s) are an indication of the seller's expectation.
-Reserve price(s) are a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the Lot at Auction. We expect the Reserve will be set within the Guide range.
-Guide price(s) may change at any time prior to the Auction.SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF SALE
Particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale/auction legal pack and in case of any inconsistencies the provision of the latter shall prevail. Special conditions of sale/auction legal pack is available online. It is assumed that the Purchaser will have made all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.VIEWINGS
Viewing is strictly by prior appointment with the vendor's agents, Stags. We will be holding scheduled viewing days, please contact us for availability.