Rosemary Cottage Aspley Lane, Chatcull, Stafford ST21 6QE

For Sale


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*Guide Price reduced to £275,000*

A rare opportunity to acquire a cottage in need of full renovation set within 1.35 acres (0.547 hectares) in a secluded rural setting of Chatcull, near Eccleshall, Stafford.

For Sale by Public Auction at 3pm on Monday 20th November 2023 at the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, D45 1AH.

Rosemary Cottage is in need of considerable renovation or could alternatively be suitable as a rebuild project, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. It has the potential to become a fantastic rural home. The cottage currently occupies a footprint of approximately 106m2 (1140ft2) and with the property extending in total to 1.35 acres (0.547 ha), there is ample area available for a buyer to adapt the current gardens and paddock to meet their specific requirements.

The property is located in the attractive small hamlet of Chatcull, a short distance from the charming market town of Eccleshall (4.2 miles) and within easy reach of the larger towns of Stafford (12 miles), Newport (14 miles) and Stone (8 miles), all of which have a range of amenities and links to the wider transport network.
Stone Railway Station - 8.5 miles
Stafford Railway Station - 12 miles
Stoke on Trent Railway Station - 11.3 miles

From Eccleshall, take the A519 north (Castle Street leading onto Newcastle Road), towards Slindon.
Continue on the A519 for approximately 2.2 miles. At Slindon turn left onto Aspley Lane and proceed for approximately 2 miles. The property is located on your right hand side and is indicated by our ‘For Sale’ signboard.
Please do not follow postcode to Foxley Farm.

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From the roadside, a tree lined drive runs down part of the eastern boundary, leading to the paddock and stables towards the northern end of the property.
A concrete pillared garage building, with suspected asbestos roof, is located between the garden of the cottage and the paddock.

Fixtures and Fittings
The property is sold with the timber stable buildings, located at the entrance to the paddock. The property will be cleared of remaining items prior to completion.

Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights
The sale includes all sporting, timber and mineral rights that exist on the property.

Rosemary Cottage benefits from a mains electricity supply. Drainage is by way of a septic tank, however it is anticipated a new sewerage system will be required as part of the redevelopment of the property. The property is connected to mains water via a private supply pipe.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements:
The property is offered subject to, and with the benefit of, any rights of way both public and private, all wayleaves, easements and other rights whether or not specifically referred to.

Tenure and Possession:
The property will be sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Vendor's Solicitors
Hand Morgan & Owen Solicitors, 17 Martin Street, Stafford, ST16 2LF
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E: T: 01785 211411

Local Authority
Stafford Borough Council, Riverside, Civic Centre, Stafford, ST16 3AQ

Council Tax Band- C


Method of Sale:
The property is offered for sale by Public Auction at 3.00pm on Monday 20th November 2023 at the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, DE45 1AH. Online Bidding is available.

Strictly by appointment only through the sole selling agents Bagshaws. Please contact the Penkridge Office on 01785 716600 or by email at The property is in a poor state of repair and condition. Under no circumstances should viewers enter the internal accommodation during their visit.

Money Laundering Regulations:
All bidders must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence before bidding. The documentation collected is for this purpose only and will not be disclosed to any other party. All bidders must register with the auctioneers prior to the auction.

Deposits and Completion:
The successful purchaser will be required to pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price upon the fall of the hammer. Please note that proof of identification must also be provided to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017. The signing of the Contract of Sale and 10% deposit is legally binding on both parties and completion will occur within 28 days thereafter, unless stated otherwise at the auction. The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer's fee of £500 + VAT (£600 inc. VAT) payable on the fall of the hammer. For on-line buyers only, there is an additional on-line buyer’s premium of £500 plus VAT (£600 inc. VAT). Please contact the auctioneers for further details.

Conditions of Sale:
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the office of the Auctioneers seven days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. The Auctioneers and Solicitors will be in the sale room fifteen minutes prior to the commencement of the auction to deal with any matter arising from either the conditions of Sale, the Sales Particulars or relating to the auction generally. At the appointed time the sale will commence and thereafter no further queries will be dealt with and the purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied himself fully upon all matters contained or referred to therein, whether or not the purchaser has read them. “The Guide Price is issued as an indication of the auctioneer’s opinion of the likely selling price of the property. Each property offered is subject to a Reserve Price which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction and which would ordinarily be within 10% (+/-) of the Guide Price. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.

Agents Notes:
Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that all measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale.