Davies & Way

Tel: 01225 400400

Email: saltford@daviesandway.com

489 Bath Road,Saltford
BS31 3BA

Clapton, Radstock

Guide price £325,000 Sold (STC)

4 Bedroom House - Detached

  • Full Refubishment Needed
  • Entrance Hall & Downstairs WC
  • 3/4 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Jack & Jill Bathroom
  • Gardens
  • Off Street Parking
  • Great Potential


An individual detached property requiring full refurbishment. Situated in a highly sought after rural location on the edge of Midsomer Norton that is surrounded by open countryside.

Accommodation comprising an entrance hall, cloak/wc, 4 receptions and kitchen/breakfast room on the ground floor with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms upstairs. Outside are surrounding gardens and driveway parking.



Entry via front entrance door, doors off to Cloakroom, Kitchen & Dining Room.


2.06m x1.09m (6'9" x3'6")Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, obscure PVCu double glazed window to front.


4.90m max x 3.84m (16'0" max x 12'7")Range of fitted wall & base units with built-in electric hob, eye-level oven & grill, 1 ½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap over, space & plumbing for washing machine, further space for appliance, tiled flooring, wall-mounted fuse box, door to built- in boiler cupboard housing Worcester oil-fired boiler, two double glazed windows to front, double glazed window to side, obscure glazed door to garden.


4.80m x 3.68m (15'8" x 12'0")Measured to include stairs to first floor landing, sliding patio door to side, stone-built chimney breast,


4.60m x 4.80m (15'1" x 15'8")Two radiators, TV point, PVCu double glazed windows to side & rear, exposed stone chimney breast with open fire,


6.07m x 2.62m (19'10" x 8'7")PVCu double glazed window to side, radiator, double doors to:


3.76m x 2.08m (12'4" x 6'9")Radiator, telephone point, PVCu double glazed window to front.


Two PVCu double glazed windows to side, doors off to:


4.80m x 4.11m (15'8" x 13'5")PVCu double glazed windows to side & rear, radiator, door to built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder & shelving, door to:


2.62m x 2.31m (8'7" x 7'6")Coloured suite comprising panelled bath, shower cubicle pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator, obscure PVCu double glazed window to rear, door to:


3.96m x 2.62m (12'11" x 8'7")Radiator, access to loft space, PVCu double glazed window to front.


3.40m x 2.69m (11'1" x 8'9")Radiator, PVCu double glazed window to side.


3.38m x 2.69m max 1.96m (11'1" x 8'9" max 6'5")Radiator, access to loft space, PVCu double glazed window to side.


2.67m x 1.70m (8'9" x 5'6")White suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin within vanity unit, low level WC, obscure PVCu double glazed window to front.


There are gardens to three sides of the property with gravelled driveway parking fronted by stone wall & five bar gate, lawned area, paved patio area, garden shed, oil tank to rear, enclosed by hedging.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are available. There is no gas. The property has oil fired heating.


The property has suffered water damage. Those viewing should take particular care especially on the first floor. No children will be permitted to view the property internally


The property will be offered for sale by Live streamed auction in conjunction with Auction House Bristol and West on 4th August 2021. All enquiries relating to registering and the conduct of the auction should be referred to Auction House.


All enquiries should be directed to the joint auctioneers Messrs Geoffrey Smith Estate Agents Midsomer Norton and Messrs Davies & Way Saltford


Messrs Ashfords Solicitors, Ashford Court, Blackbrook Park, Taunton TA1 2PX


According to the Valuation Office Agency website, cti.voa.gov.uk the present Council Tax Band for the property is E. Please note that change of ownership is a ‘relevant transaction’ that can lead to the review of the existing council tax banding assessment.


The Catalogue Details of the property and land to be sold are set out in our catalogue. All lots are sold subject to Special Conditions of Sale. It is important that prospective purchasers satisfy themselves as to the location, boundaries, condition and state of the lots before the auction.

Plans, Maps and Photographs The plans, maps and photographs published on our website and in the catalogue are to aid identification of the property only. The plans are not to scale.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) Where required we include EPC ratings within Full Details and on the lot page within our catalogue. When available EPC Graphs can be viewed online at bristol@auctionhouse.co.uk.

Guide Prices Guide prices quoted online and in the catalogue are provided as an indication of each seller’s minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. The sale price will be dependent on bidding in the auction room and on the Vendors' instructions.

Reserve Price Each property will be offered subject to a reserve price which we expect will be set within the guide price range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide. This is a confidential figure set between the Vendor and the Auctioneer just prior to the auction. It is a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction. After the auction offers will be sought and considered on Unsold Lots at prices below the reserves.

The Legal Aspect Buying at auction is a contractual commitment. Before making an offer prior to auction or bidding at the auction it is advisable to consult a solicitor regarding the General and Special Conditions of Sale, the local authority search and other legal documentation.

Pre Auction Sales Offers made on property included in this auction catalogue may be accepted by the Vendor prior to the auction. If you are intending to bid at the auction fora specific lot, we recommend that you keep in contact with the Auctioneer's office. The Auctioneers or Vendors cannot beheld responsible for costs incurred in respect of any lot which is withdrawn or sold prior to auction.

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Bidding Each property will be offered individually by the Auctioneer. Ensure that your bids are clear and noticed by the Auctioneer. If you are successful in bidding for the property you will be approached by a member of Auction House staff who will request your personal information and identification. You will then be guided to the cashiers desk for payment of the deposit.

Bidding by Proxy or Telephone If you are unable to attend the auction you are invited to contact us to discuss special arrangements forbidding by proxy or telephone. A pre auction bidding form and conditions can be downloaded from the ‘How to bid at Auction’ page located as a menu choice located under the ‘Buy’ tab above or from our catalogue.

Proof of Identification In order to abide by the money laundering regulations we ask that all prospective purchasers provide proof of identity. Please bring your passport or photographic UK driving licence and a current utility bill, bank statement or council tax bill to the auction. If purchasing on behalf of a company you will also need to present proof of your position within the company and company letterhead. We will carry out AML checks on successful buyers and remote bidders. It will include a search with Experian who may check the details you supply against any particulars on any database (public or otherwise) to which they have access. They may also use your details in the future to assist other companies for verification purposes. A record of the search will be retained.

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Deposit When you buy a property you will be approached by a member of Auction House staff and asked to go to the cashiers desk to sign the Memorandum of Sale. You will be asked to pay a deposit of 10% of the purchase price subject to a minimum deposit of £3,000. Deposits can only be paid by bankers draft, building society cheque or personal cheque. Cash or card payments will not be accepted. Please note, should the cheque have to be represented, a processing charge of £50.00 + VAT will be charged by deduction from the deposit.

The Contract The Memorandum of Sale will be signed in duplicate. One copy will be given to you, which you must give to your solicitor. The second copy will be retained by the Vendors’ solicitor. Completion usually takes place after 28 days but this date can vary. The legal pack of each property will state the completion date due. The date may also be announced immediately prior to the commencement of bidding of each lot.

Administration Charge and Buyers Premium Purchasers will be required to pay by cheque, an administration charge of 0.3% inc of VAT and minimum fee £1200 inc of VAT in addition to the deposit, together with a buyers premium of £600 including VAT. A VAT receipt will be issued after the auction.
Disbursements: Please see the legal pack available at www.auctionhousebristol.co.uk for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.

Viewing Due to the nature and condition of auction properties we highlight the potential risk that viewing such properties carries and advise all to proceed with caution and take necessary requirements to ensure their own safety whilst viewing any lot in this catalogue. Viewings are conducted entirely at your own risk, these properties are not owned or controlled by Auction House and we cannot be held liable for loss or injury caused while viewing or accessing any Lot. Due to the nature of some auction properties, electricity may not be turned on therefore viewing times are restricted. Viewers will also have to bring their own lighting/ladders if wanting to inspect cupboards, cellars and roof spaces.

Disclaimer Particulars on the website and within our catalogue are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed. Information relating to Rating matters has been obtained by verbal enquiry only. Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries of the appropriate Authority. All measurements, areas and distances are approximate only. Potential purchasers are advised to check them.

Energy Efficiency and Environmental Impact

Energy efficiency chart

Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract.

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