Property Type

Semi-Detached House

For sale by Modern Method of Auction; Starting Bid Price £80,000 plus reservation fee. Subject to an undisclosed reserve price. A three storey two/three bedroom semi detached house overlooking Pontefract Castle. This property is for sale by West Yorkshire Property Auction powered by iam-sold ltd. EPC rating F36.

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For sale by Modern Method of Auction; Starting Bid Price £80,000 plus reservation fee. Subject to an undisclosed reserve price. A three storey two/three bedroom semi detached house close to the heart of Pontefract town centre and Pontefract Castle, also close by are road and rail links for commuters and other local amenities including local schools, shops an church etc.

The property offers a driveway, which provides parking for several cars, gardens to front and side on a generous sized plot, primarily laid to lawn with mature plants and trees. Internally the property is split over the three floors with steps leading to the ground floor, which briefly comprises living room, kitchen and bathroom/w.c. To the first floor off the landing there are two double bedrooms and to the lower ground there is the garden room/cellar that could be utilised and opened back up with access from inside the property but does have a separate pedestrian door access to the side.

The property offers superb potential and would benefit from refurbishment and could be ideal for a variety of purchaser from couples, family purchasers wanting a nice family home close to Pontefract town centre and investors may also want to consider. Early viewings are highly recommended to appreciate the character and potential of this period family home originally built in 1892. This property is for sale by West Yorkshire Property Auction powered by iam-sold ltd.


ENTRANCE HALLWAY Steps to the front double glazed UPVC door. Access to the first floor via the stairs, access to the kitchen, living room and bathroom/w.c.

LIVING ROOM 14' 1" x 11' 5" max into alcove (4.3m x 3.5m) UPVC double glazed window to the front, central heating radiator, feature fireplace with brick surround and open fire with back boiler. Bult in cupboards to one side, t.v. point, access through to rear hallway.

REAR HALLWAY UPVC double glazed door accessing the rear. Under stairs storage and has been boarded off, however steps are still in situ that lead down to the garden room. Options of opening this back up and utilising the space to the lower ground floor.

KITCHEN 12' 3" max x 8' 6" (3.75m x 2.6m) The kitchen having a high and low level solid wood units with laminate work surfaces and an inset single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for a fridge and a freezer, space for gas or electric cooker, tiled splashbacks, extractor filter hood and UPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking Pontefract Castle. Central heating radiator.

HOUSE BATHROOM/W.C. 8' 2" x 5' 1" (2.5m x 1.57m) Bath with mixer tap, mid level flush w.c., wash hand basin with tiled splashback, central heating radiator, wood panelling to the walls, UPVC double glazed window to the front.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Access to the two bedrooms.

BEDROOM ONE 14' 1" x 11' 5" max into alcoves (4.3m x 3.5m) UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side, central heating radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 14' 1" x 12' 1" (4.3m x 3.69m) UPVC double glazed windows to the front towards All Saints Church and to the rear, the rear overlooking Pontefract Castle. Central heating radiator and storage cupboard housing the water cylinder over the bulkhead for the stairs.

GARDEN ROOM 14' 0" x 11' 5" max (4.27m x 3.5m) External access to the garden room and could be opened up from inside. Single glazed timber pedestrian door off the garden. UPVC double glazed windows to the side and front. Central heating radiator and alcoves with evidence of the stairs still in situ from the rear entrance hallway.

EXTERNAL Access to the property is off The Booths and has brick driveway leading across the front of the house and into the garden. The garden itself is on a generous size plot with mature plants, trees and bushes. Primarily laid to lawn with a stone boundary leading to the side. The rear looks onto the side greened area and trees of Pontefract Castle, gated access with pedestrian right of way.

AUCTIONEER'S COMMENTS 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 Limited.

This method of auction requires both parties to complete the transaction within 56 days of the draft contract for sale being received by the buyer's 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 will 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.

Referral Arrangements
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.

EPC RATING To view the full Energy Performance Certificate please call into one of our six local offices.

LAYOUT PLANS These floor plans are intended as a rough guide only and are not to be intended as an exact representation and should not be scaled. We cannot confirm the accuracy of the measurements or details of these floor plans.

VIEWINGS To view please contact our Pontefract office and they will be pleased to arrange a suitable appointment.


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