Cold Aston, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

£500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
**SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION** AN EXTENSIVE PERIOD PROPERTY WITH SEPARATE DETACHED OUTBUILDING AND OFFERING CONSIDERABLE POTENTIAL. FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION

SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION

Held on Wednesday 12th June 2019 at the North Cotswold Saleroom, Lansdowne, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2AR at 6pm.

LOCATION

Cold Aston is a traditional and peaceful rural village, set in rolling countryside in the heart of the Cotswolds with an active community centred around the village Primary School, St Andrews church and Plough Inn. The local villages and towns of Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold and Northleach provide a range of local facilities while the regions commercial and cultural centres of Cheltenham, Oxford and Cirencester are within easy travelling distance.

DESCRIPTION

The Old Stores comprises a substantial period property set on the edge of the village offering considerable potential for refurbishment and redevelopment subject to any necessary consents. The property comprises the old stores with open plan living room, sitting room, former shop and storage on the ground floor and three bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. Set to the side is a large workshop and store, with a separate cloakroom and adjoining carport. Set to the side of property is a driveway which in turn leads to the substantial detached Stone outbuilding with garage, workshop, store and first floor loft. The property enjoys a lovely south facing rear garden.

Staircase Hall

With doors to:

Sitting Room

With wide casement window to front elevation, open fireplace with tiled hearth and surround, picture rail.

From the Hall, door to:

Large Kitchen/Dining Room

With wide casement window and deep bay window overlooking the garden. Oil-fired Rayburn, simple fitted kitchen with range of floor-mounted units, formica worktop and stainless steel sink unit, electric cooker point, eye-level cupboards. Door to:

Store/Cellar

With fixed casement with opening fanlight to rear elevation backing onto the street, and range of built-in cupboards and cold shelf. From the Kitchen/Dining Room, door to:

Inner Hall/Store

With built-in shelving and sliding door to the:

The former shop

With door fronting onto the street with counter and extensive shelving and wide casement window. Archway through to:

Store Room

With fixed shelving and casement with fanlight and wall-mounted fusebox.

From the Hall, stairs with a pair of timber handrails rise to the:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

With access to roof space and door to:

Bedroom One

With range of built-in cupboards, access to roof space and wide casement window to front elevation.

From the Landing, door to:

Bedroom Two

With wide casement window to front elevation, high level window to landing.

From the landing door to:

Bedroom Three

With wide casement window to front elevation and door to deep airing cupboard with foam-lagged hot water cylinder and pine slatted shelving.

From the Landing, door to the:

Bathroom

With panelled cast iron bath, wall-mounted wash hand basin, low-level WC, window to gable end.

OUTSIDE

Set to the rear of the house is a level garden with herbaceous borders surrounding. Part-Cotswold stone boundary wall.

The Old Store fronts onto the street with a wide drive to the side leading to the yard and parking area and attached to the end of the principal building is a former privy (inoperative) with door to the:

Former Bakehouse

Comprising two rooms, one open to the eaves with casement window to the street and wide casement overlooking the yard, with power and light and with attic over (inaccessible). There is a door at first floor level to the gable end and a single small car port.

DETACHED STABLE BUILDING/WORKSHOP

With single up-and-over garage door leading to a wide cobble-floored GARAGE with trap door to a first floor over and an archway leading through to a substantial WORKSHOP to the rear with mono pitched roof and casement window to the rear elevation. Attached to the side of the workshop is a pair of timber doors leading to an additional workshop space. Power and light. The detached outbuilding is constructed of Cotswold stone elevations with cut stone quoins under a part-Cotswold stone, part-plain concrete tiled and part tin roof.

GENERAL REMARKS & INFORMATION

The property is to be sold at PUBLIC AUCTION on WEDNESDAY 12TH JUNE at 6PM at the TAYLER & FLETCHER NORTH COTSWOLD SALE ROOM. The property is sold at auction subject to RICS standard Auction Terms and Conditions.

DIRECTIONS

From Bourton-on-the-Water take the A436 towards Cheltenham. After approximately a mile bear left signposted Cold Aston and Aston Blank. Proceed into Cold Aston. At the green, turn left and The Old Stores will be found shortly on the right hand side.

VIEWING

Strictly by prior appointment via our Bourton-on-the-Water Office. Tel: 01451 820913.

EPC RATING

Band G

TENURE & POSSESSION

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

RIGHT OF WAY

A public footpath runs along the driveway and southern boundary.

SERVICES

We understand that an Oil-fired Rayburn, mains water, mains electricity and private drainage are connected. Please note: that we have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to bidding at the auction.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1PX (Tel: 01285 623000) www.cotswold.gov.uk

COUNCIL TAX

Council Tax band C. Rate Payable for 2019/2020: £1,513.89

VENDOR'S SOLICITOR

Kendall & Davies, Station Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, GL54 2AA T: 01451 820277 E: marie.bannister@kendallanddavies.co.uk

Solicitor Acting: Marie Bannister

MONEY LAUNDERING

The successful purchaser will be required to provide proof of identity to satisfy the Money Laundering Regulations. This will need to be a proof of address (utility bill no older than three months or council tax bill for the current period) and photographic ID (driving licence or passport).

ADMINISTRATION FEE

The successful purchaser will be liable for an administration charge of £450 plus VAT, payable to Tayler & Fletcher.

COMPLETION

On the fall of the hammer, the purchaser will be required to sign the contract in the sale room and pay ten percent deposit by cheque or bankers draft (not cash). Completion will be 28 days thereafter or earlier by mutual agreement, when the balance of purchase monies are due.

Tayler & Fletcher and any Joint agents for themselves and for the Vendors of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or agent of or consultant to Messrs Tayler & Fletcher has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not to be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. A list of the partners of Tayler & Fletcher LLP is available at each Tayler & Fletcher Office.

Arrange viewing 01451 798058

Tayler & Fletcher (Bourton On The Water)

High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2AP

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