Mannings Lane, Chester, CH22PB

Starting Price* £300,000
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Property Overview

This interesting and diverse property offers a fantastic investment opportunity and could be adapted in a number of ways to maximise potential. With six bedrooms, two kitchens, two living rooms and two bathrooms , this is absolutely ideal for use as a HMO, or could easily be divided and developed as two individual properties..?! Exciting!!

The existing layout lends itself perfectly to a new life as two three-bedroomed properties - a central entrance hall splits the accommodation evenly, with each side offering a kitchen, living room, three bedrooms and bathroom. There's a little bit of work involved with regards to updating and modernising the property, but there's no doubt that you'll get a great return on your investment with this one...

Starting Bid and Reserve Price

*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.

Auctioneer's Comments

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 purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, however from the date the Draft Contract is received by the buyers solicitor, the buyer is given 56 days in which to complete the transaction, with the aim being to exchange contracts within the first 28 days. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property 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% to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT 4.2% of the final agreed sale price including VAT. This is subject to a minimum payment of £6,000.00 including VAT. which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. 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 on this must be sought from your legal representative. The buyer will be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Reservation form to confirm acceptance of terms prior to solicitors being instructed. Copies of the Reservation from and all terms and conditions can be found in the Buyer Information Pack which can be downloaded for free 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 North West Property Auction powered by IAM Sold. Reservation Fee is in addition to the final negotiated selling price.

Energy Performance Certificate (EPCs)

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) give information on how to make your home more energy efficient and reduce your energy costs. All homes bought, sold or rented require an EPC. EPCs carry ratings that compare the current energy efficiency and estimated costs of energy use with potential figures that your home could achieve. Potential figures are calculated by estimating what the energy efficiency and energy costs could be if energy saving measures were put in place. The rating measures the energy efficiency of your home using a grade from ‘A’ to ‘G’. An ‘A’ rating is the most efficient, while ‘G’ is the least efficient. The average efficiency grade to date is ‘D’. All homes are measured using the same calculations, so you can compare the energy efficiency of different properties.

Property Particulars

This home includes: Approach Calde Cottage can be found on the corner plot between Long Lane/A41 and Mannings Lane North. Front Access To the front (Mannings Lane North side), there's a large lawn and driveway parkway for a couple of vehicles. The boundary wall has been partially removed to facilitate further parking. Entrance Hall 3m x 1.5m (4.5 sqm) - 9' 10" x 4' 11" (48 sqft) Inside, the entrance hall is large and light, with a tiled floor and access to both sides of the house. Living Room 4.75m x 4.2m (19.9 sqm) - 15' 7" x 13' 9" (214 sqft) A great-sized living room with plenty of space for a couple of comfy sofas, sliding doors out onto the garden patio and a useful storage cupboard too. There's laminate flooring, an electric fire and access into the kitchen and conservatory. Kitchen 3.35m x 3m (10 sqm) - 10' 11" x 9' 10" (108 sqft) This kitchen is ace! Modern and bright, overlooking the back garden and with lots of counter space and storage options. There's an 8-ring gas hob with multi-oven, free-standing fridge/freezer and dishwasher and marble-effect floor tiles. Conservatory 3.65m x 2.35m (8.5 sqm) - 11' 11" x 7' 8" (92 sqft) The conservatory is currently set up as a dining room, but would work just as well as a garden room/reading room/home office etc... Bedroom 1 4.5m x 3.85m (17.3 sqm) - 14' 9" x 12' 7" (186 sqft) At the front, bedroom one is a fantastic double room with a deep alcove housing substantial fitted wardrobes. The room is flooded with light thanks to a big picture window, with carpet and red feature wall. Bedroom 2 3.55m x 3.35m (11.8 sqm) - 11' 7" x 10' 11" (128 sqft) Bedrooms two and three are to the rear of the house. Bed two is a decent double with laminate flooring, a fitted wardrobe and window over the patio area Bedroom 3 3.35m x 2.35m (7.8 sqm) - 10' 11" x 7' 8" (84 sqft) A good single/small double bedroom - also with laminate floor, fitted wardrobe and window into the conservatory. Bathroom 2m x 1.85m (3.7 sqm) - 6' 6" x 6' (39 sqft) The bathroom is relatively modern and has a white suite (WC, hand basin and bath with shower-over), tiled floor and window to the front. Sitting Room 5.7m x 3.5m (19.9 sqm) - 18' 8" x 11' 5" (214 sqft) Across the entrance hall, the second sitting room is cosy, comfortable and has a lovely bay window and exposed timber beams. There's another handy storage cupboard fitted under the stairs, electric fire, and carpet underfoot. Kitchen 3.5m x 3m (10.5 sqm) - 11' 5" x 9' 10" (113 sqft) On this side of the property, the kitchen is located on the first floor. Again, plenty of counter space and cupboards. The appliances are free-standing, the floor is linoleum and there's a window to the front of the house. The boiler is housed in here too. Bedroom 4 3.55m x 3.15m (11.1 sqm) - 11' 7" x 10' 4" (120 sqft) All three bedrooms on this side of the house are good-sized doubles with neutral decor, laminate floor and windows to the Long Lane side of the property. Bedroom 5 4m x 2.7m (10.8 sqm) - 13' 1" x 8' 10" (116 sqft) Bedroom 6 3.55m x 3.5m (12.4 sqm) - 11' 7" x 11' 5" (133 sqft) Bathroom 2.8m x 2.1m (5.8 sqm) - 9' 2" x 6' 10" (63 sqft) The bathroom here is dated and in need of an upgrade...everything still works though! Rear Garden Outside, the garden is definitely low-maintenance! There's a courtyard-style patio area, lawn and pathway around one side of the house.

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Fees & Charges Explained

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.

Buyer Information Pack

If the Buyer Information Pack has been produced and provided by IAM Sold any successful purchaser will be required to pay £200.00 (including VAT) towards the cost of the preparation of the pack. These can then be used by your solicitor to progress the sale.

Buyer Fees

There are no other fees or charges payable to the Auctioneer however, there are other costs to consider such as:

  • You will need a Solicitor to act for you during the conveyancing and your Solicitor will advise you in relation to the associated costs. If you do not have a Solicitor, we can recommend the services of one of our Panel Solicitors who are all selected for their expertise in Auction Transactions. Please call the number below for more information.
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