Sat back on a generous garden plot behind mature stone walled gardens at one of the highest points of West Lancs with gorgeous hard-to-beat open views to the rear we are delighted to offer for sale Melling Farm house via the modern method of auction.The property has undergone extensive renovation and structural work with our client spending in excess of £130,000 in recent years taking down and rebuilding the rear gable wall to a new two storey design, building a brand new single storey extension to the side that features a chimney breast and beautiful vaulted ceilings, underpinning and rebuilding a large section of the front of the house, repointing and dressing all the exterior stone, diverting an old drain/covert from underneath the house and installing a new roof on the whole of the property property. All plumbing and electrics have been removed and the floors have been dug out in preparation for underfloor heating to be installed. We are therefore offering the property for sale as seen (essentially a shell) with no internal fittings which in our opinion gives a buyer a unique opportunity to purchase a home of true distinction in one of Wigan's / West Lancs most sought after areas that has a blank canvas and can be renovated to a buyers own specification.The gardens extend to front, side and rear with ample off road parking and hardstanding at the side for a large shed or garage (subject to necessary planning approval) The sale will also include several thousands pounds worth of stone at the property which can be used for any additional building / landscaping. Please note that the floor plan provided by Regan & Hallworth is the proposed design of the house and for illustration purposes
*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 powered by IAM Sold.
This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction. Should you view, offer or bid on the property, your information will be shared with the Auctioneer, iamsold.
This method of auction requires both parties to complete the transaction within 56 days of the draft contract for sale being received by the buyers solicitor. This additional time allows buyers to proceed with mortgage finance.
The buyer is required to sign a reservation agreement and make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee. This being 4.2% of the purchase price including VAT, subject to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT. The Reservation Fee is paid in addition to purchase price and will be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property in the calculation for stamp duty liability.
Buyers will be required to go through an identification verification process with iamsold and provide proof of how the purchase would be funded.
This property has a Buyer Information Pack which is a collection of documents in relation to the property. The documents may not tell you everything you need to know about the property, so you are required to complete your own due diligence before bidding. A sample copy of the Reservation Agreement and terms and conditions are also contained within this pack.
The buyer will also make payment of £220.00 including VAT towards the preparation cost of the pack, where it has been provided by iamsold.
The property is subject to an undisclosed Reserve Price with both the Reserve Price and Starting Bid being subject to change.
The Partner Agent and Auctioneer may recommend the services of third parties to you. Whilst these services are recommended as it is believed they will be of benefit; you are under no obligation to use any of these services and you should always consider your options before services are accepted.
Where services are accepted the Auctioneer or Partner Agent may receive payment for the recommendation and you will be informed of any referral arrangement and payment prior to any services being taken by you.
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This property is sold subject to payment of a non-refundable reservation fee of 4.2% to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT.
Any successful purchaser will pay this to secure the sale. The reservation fee is in addition to the purchase price. Please take this into account when bidding.
A reservation fee is payable by the buyer only when the seller pays no fees to sell. As sellers pay no fees to sell, this is usually taken into account with a lower reserve price.
This property is being sold under the Modern Method of Auction, which requires the completion of the purchase to be within 56 days, although all reasonable endeavours must be made to exchange contracts within 28 days following the Draft Contract being received by the Buyer's Solicitor.
A non-refundable Reservation fee must be paid by the buyer within 2 hours following the conclusion of the auction or acceptance of an offer. This must be paid by cleared funds to the auctioneer who will issue an acknowledgement of reservation and purchase agreement in the 28 day period following the auction or the date of acceptance of the offer.
If the Buyer Information Pack has been produced and provided by iamsold any successful purchaser will be required to pay £220.00 (including VAT) towards the cost of the preparation of the pack. These can then be used by your solicitor to progress the sale.
There are no other fees or charges payable to the Auctioneer however, there are other costs to consider such as:
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