Auction Guide £90,000 - £110,000

Poverty Cottage, Shirlheath, Kingsland, Herefordshire.

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Receptions

Leominster Office

3 Broad Street

01568 610600
Ref: LBJ977


Situated In The Hamlet Of Shirlheath Close To The Popular North Herefordshire Village Of Kingsland

A Detached Half-Timbered Cottage Set In Approximately 1/4 Acre Plot

Offering 2-Bedroomed Accommodation

Some Renovation Work Has Been Undertaken By The Current Owner

But Requires Further Renovation/Modernisation

Some Outbuildings/Gardens Sheds Within The Plot

Driveway Parking

Being Sold By Auction On The 19th July at 6.30pm at Luctonians Rugby Club, Kingsland. HR6 9SB (Unless previously sold via private treaty)


Poverty Cottage is set in the rural North Herefordshire Hamlet of Shirlheath, close to the popular village of Kingsland which offers an excellent range of village amenities to include 2 pubs, shop and post office, doctor's surgery, primary school, Church and village hall.  The market town of Leominster is close to hand where a more comprehensive range of facilities can be found.


This charming half-timbered cottage is set in a quarter of an acre of gardens and has been partially renovated and offers in brief: Solid wood front door opening to –

KITCHEN 12’6’’ x 11’5’’ (3.81m x 5.58m) max

With inglenook style stone fireplace with former bread oven feature to the side, flagged stone flooring, leaded single glazed window to front and side elevations, ceiling lighting and power points fitted.

SITTING ROOM 12’4’’ x 11’9’’ (3.76m x 3.58m) max

With leaded single glazed windows to the side elevation, ceiling and wall timbers, built-in cupboard, ceiling light and power points fitted.  A staircase leads up to the


With doors off to

BEDROOM 1 12’5’’ x 11’3’’ (3.78m x 3.43m)

With leaded windows, exposed painted ceiling and wall timbers, ceiling light and power points fitted.

BEDROOM 2 12’6’’ x 8’5’’ (3.81m x 2.57m) max

With window to the side elevation, ceiling and wall timbers, built-in storage shelving, ceiling light and power points fitted, and access to loft space.

The property has had some renovation work carried out but needs further work and modernisation to make, what would be, a lovely character cottage property.


The  property is approached from Spout Lane/track from the main road, with the plot itself extending to approximately 1/4 acre with gravel driveway parking, and within the garden are a number of small garden sheds and mature fruit trees.


Mains Electricity & Water


Council Tax Band: A.

AUCTION DAY 19 July 6.30pm Luctonians Rugby Club

The Auction will start promptly at the designated time and it is important to give yourself plenty of time to be there.   Announcements made at the start of the Auction could relate to the property you are interested in, also the Contract Documentation for each Lot is available for inspection prior to the Auction and you have the opportunity to ask questions of the relevant Solicitor in respect of any outstanding queries you may have, although you are advised to have inspected the Documents prior to the Auction day and to have taken legal advice if you feel it necessary about these Documents.

Bidders are advised to check with the Agents the day before the Auction to ensure that the property has not been sold prior to auction as we are obliged by law to inform our Clients, the Vendors, of any offers made prior to Auction.

You are also advised to make sure, when attending the auction, that there has not been any variations to the Special Conditions and/or Addendum.


The property is sold subject to conditions of sale settled by the Vendors' Solicitors.  The contract and conditions of sale will be available for inspection in the offices of the Auctioneers and Vendors' Solicitors seven days prior to the auction and will not be read out at the auction.

GUIDE PRICE £90,000 - £110,000

The Guide prices are the parameters which we believe the Lot may achieve, although by the very nature of the entries, actual sale prices may be higher or lower depending on the demand on the day.

The Reserve prices are confidential between the Vendor and Auctioneers and cannot be disclosed.  The Guide prices are given in good faith, but may be changed at any time leading up to the Sale.


Unless otherwise stated in the Special Conditions, the 10% deposit payable on the fall of the hammer should be made payable to the seller's Solicitors, (named in the particulars of each Lot in the auction catalogue).  A banker's draft or a cheque drawn on a UK Clearing Bank will be accepted.  Such cheques or banker's drafts will be presented for immediate clearance and you should ensure that there are adequate funds in the account to honour the payment.


Legislation now dictates that any potential bidder at Auction must provide Documentary Proof of Identification and address.


As soon as Contracts are Exchanged the property is at your insurable risk and successful Bidders should  make his/her own arrangements in this regard.


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