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For Sale By Auction | 2:30pm, 21 April 2022 | Lot 12

27 Sweet Briar, Marcham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6PD

*Guide | £95,000+ (plus fees)

  • Retirement Property
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Tenure: Leasehold

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Auction Date

Thu 21/04/2022

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Venue 360 - 20 Gipsy Lane, Luton LU1 3JH

Well located within this popular village close to Abingdon, this two bedroom terraced cottage benefits from a communal garden plus off road parking and is subject to an age restriction.

Understood to date back to 1903, this small terrace of cottages face onto North Street, a popular side road with a public house, village shop & post office and a significant number of period homes. In 1987 the row was re-developed with additional dwellings constructed to the rear plus a parking area and communal gardens to create a small retirement development with a minimum age restriction for residents of 55 years, although the owner may be of any age. A vehicular entrance just past the post office leads into a paved parking area with the entrance to the property at the rear from a pathway to the side of the communal garden. The 'front door' facing North Street is not a working entrance, it is for the benefit if the street scene.



Ground Floor Accommodation:

Entrance hall, living room, kitchen and bathroom.

First Floor Accommodation:

Landing leading to two double bedrooms and a cloakroom with a toilet and hand basin.


Immediately outside the entrance is a small private courtyard and beyond is a well maintained communal garden with seating areas and an abundance of flowering plants. The parking area is paved with clearly marked bays and in addition to the vehicular entrance there is also a pedestrian entrance to North Street.


99 years from 24th June 1987 (64 years remaining).

Service Charge:

£156.44 per month.

Ground Rent:

£75 per annum.

Auctioneer's Note:

A person of any age can purchase the cottage, however the occupier must be over 55 years of age, subject to terms of lease and landlord permission.

Council Tax Band:


Energy Efficiency Rating (EPC)

Current Rating D


Interested parties are requested to make their own enquiries to the relevant authorities as to the availability of services.

Local Authority

Vale of White Horse District Council - 01235 422422


Penmans Solicitors, The Precinct, Wellesbourne CV35 9NL, Ref: Sarah Carter -, Tel: 01789 470022

Additional Fees

Buyer's Premium - There is no Buyer's Premium payable on this lot.

Administration Charge - Purchasers will be required to pay an administration fee of £1,200 incl. VAT.

Disbursements - Please see the legal pack for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.