Bowen Son and Watson with Kent Jones are delighted to be instructed to offer Dorian for sale by public auction. This detached country property occupies a semi-rural location standing in garden and grounds of 0.32 of an acre (0.129 ha) or thereabouts. The property offers great potential for improvement and modernisation to a purchasers desire.
'Dorian' is situated at the end of a private lane surrounded by open countryside on the outskirts of the popular village of Welshampton close to the market towns of Ellesmere, Whitchurch and Wem which offer a large range of amenities and recreational facilities. It is also ideally situated for access to the larger centres of Wrexham, Chester, Oswestry, and Shrewsbury as well as the motorway network beyond. The area is well served for excellent state and public schools, including Welshampton C of E primary school. Rail links are available at the nearby villages of Wem and Gobowen and the town of Whitchurch.
From Ellesmere head south on the A495 towards Shrewsbury. Proceed past the Mere before bearing left signposted for Whitchurch. Continue for around 2 miles until entering the village of Welshampton. On entering the village pass the Primary school and continue for a short distance after passing the Sun Inn take your first right signposted Wem. Continue along this road until reaching a red telephone box and take the second turning left onto a lane which leads to the property.
Partly Glazed Entrance Door into 'L' shaped Entrance Hall
storage cupboard, airing cupboard housing cylinder and slatted shelving. Access to roof space.
17' 10'' x 12' 8'' (5.43m x 3.86m)
coving to ceiling, open fireplace with tiled hearth, surround and mantel.
11' 9'' x 9' 11'' (3.58m x 3.03m)
Tiled floor, range of fitted wall cupboards with matching base units with worktop surface above, stainless steel sink unit and drainer, partly tiled walls, storage cupboard.
11' 11'' x 6' 0'' (3.63m x 1.84m)
Quarry tile floor, matching wall and base unit with worktop surface. Partly glazed door leading to outside.
Bedroom 1/Dining Room
17' 2'' x 12' 1'' (5.24m x 3.69m)
14' 11'' x 8' 11'' (4.55m x 2.73m)
17' 0'' x 8' 2'' (5.19m x 2.48m)
coving to ceiling, built-in wardrobe.
panel bath with tiled surrounding walls, pedestal wash hand basin with tile splash, low level w.c, and wall electric heater.
The property stands in a good size plot which is mainly laid to lawn surrounded by mature hedges with open countryside beyond. Dorian is approached off a long private drive with the front of the property set on two levels.
Council Tax Band 'E' EPC Rating 'F'(24)
Please note that the purchasers will be responsible for paying a buyer’s premium in addition to the purchase price set at 2% plus VAT of the sale price achieved. For further details on fees payable please consult the legal pack.
Method of Sale
The property will be offered for sale by public auction at Lion Quays Hotel, Moreton, Oswestry on 30th September 2021 with commencing at 2.00pm.
Where a guide price is given that price is not to be taken as an indication of the value of the lot or of the reserve price. Pre-auction guide prices are based upon the initial anticipation of the sale price of the property at auction. Prospective purchasers should be aware that guide prices are subject to change and are advised to check any amendments with the Auctioneers prior to the auction. The reserve price for each of the lots may exceed the quoted guide price and eventual guide price.
The reserve price is the seller's minimum acceptable price at auction and the figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell. The reserve price is not disclosed and remains confidential between the seller and the auctioneer. Both the guide price and the reserve price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.
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