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Upper Street, Maidstone, ME171UJ

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  • Overview
  • Particulars
  • Agent Details
  • Fees & Charges Explained

Property Overview

Fine and Country are pleased to present this unique and highly desirable home, positioned perfectly within its own garden and located in one of the regions most highly sought after Villages.

This beautiful detached residents offers a fine blend of character and contemporary living with quite stunning views over the southerly slopes of the North Downs, close to the famous Pilgrims Way. Nearby amenities include a stone church, well regarded village pubs and shops plus a primary school and mainline station. Journey times to the capital via rail take a little over an hour.

The property itself was constructed in a decorative style influenced by the Arts & Craft movement. Currently the home is configured with four generous bedrooms served by an en-suite and family bathroom. The 3 reception rooms are complemented by the very modern kitchen and adjoining breakfast room that is overlooked by a first floor 'mezzanine' study.

Externally there are well tended gardens, a summer house and convenient access to a double garage.

Starting Bid and Reserve Price

*Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the starting bid, both the starting bid and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is powered by IAM Sold.

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.

This method of auction requires both parties to complete the transaction within 56 days of the draft contract for sale being received by the buyers solicitor. This additional time allows buyers to proceed with mortgage finance (subject to lending criteria, affordability and survey).

The buyer is required to sign a reservation agreement and make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee. This being 3.6% 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 would 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 £300.00 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.

Energy Performance Certificate (EPCs)

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) give information on how to make your home more energy efficient and reduce your energy costs. All homes bought, sold or rented require an EPC. EPCs carry ratings that compare the current energy efficiency and estimated costs of energy use with potential figures that your home could achieve. Potential figures are calculated by estimating what the energy efficiency and energy costs could be if energy saving measures were put in place. The rating measures the energy efficiency of your home using a grade from ‘A’ to ‘G’. An ‘A’ rating is the most efficient, while ‘G’ is the least efficient. The average efficiency grade to date is ‘D’. All homes are measured using the same calculations, so you can compare the energy efficiency of different properties.

Property Particulars

ENTRANCE Panelled entrance door opening into: PORCH Double glazed leaded windows to side. Quarry tiled floor. ENTRANCE HALLWAY Radiator. Fitted carpet. LOUNGE Leaded windows to front and side. Leaded French doors to garden. Corniced ceiling. Wooden floorboards. Radiators. DINING ROOM Leaded windows to rear. Corniced ceiling. Period marble fireplace. Under-stairs storage cupboard. Radiator. Fitted carpet. STUDY Leaded windows to side. Leaded french doors to rear. Corniced ceiling. Half height panelled walls. Period fireplace. Radiator. Fitted carpet. KITCHEN Leaded windows to side. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit inset into black granite work surface plus mixer taps. Range of cupboard and drawer base units. Central island/breakfast bar with stainless steel food prep sink with mixer taps. Inset four zone induction hob. Range of cupboard and drawer base units. Integrated dish washer. Upright cabinets housing electric oven and grill. Pull out larder cupboard. BREAKFAST AREA Double glazed windows to side and double glazed french doors to garden. Tiled floor with under floor heating. REAR LOBBY/UTILITY AREA Door to garden. Wall mounted gas fired boiler. Plumbing for washing machine with shelf over. Tiled floor. GROUND FLOOR W.C. Leaded window to front. Low level W.C. Rectangular wash hand basin. Local wall tiling. Radiator. Tiled floor. STAIRS TO FIRST FLOORI Fitted carpet. Hand rail. LANDING Leaded window to front, Fitted carpet. Hand rail and balustrade. Built in storage. MASTER BEDROOM Double glazed window to front. Radiator. Fitted carpet. EN-SUITE Double glazed windows to rear. Wall hung rectangular wash hand basin. Oval freestanding bath. Low level close coupled W.C. Large walk in shower enclosure. Radiator/towel rail. Full wall tiling. Tiled floor with under floor heating. BEDROOM ONE Leaded window to rear. Tiled fireplace surround. Built in wardrobes. Radiator. Fitted carpet. BEDROOM TWO Secondary double glazed leaded window to front side. Built in closet. Radiator. Fitted carpet. BEDROOM THREE Secondary double glazed window to side. Radiator. Fitted carpet. BEDROOM FOUR Double glazed window to front. Radiator. Fitted carpet. 'MEZZANINE' STUDY Over looking breakfasting area below. With glass balustrade. Range of fitted office furniture. Radiator. Fitted carpet. FAMILY BATHROOM Double glazed windows to rear. Low level W.C. Panelled bath with mixer taps. Large shower enclosure. Wall hung wash hand basin. Radiator/towel rail. Local wall tiling. Tiled floor with under floor heating. GARDENS Front lawn area with paved pathways. Established flower and shrub borders. Summer house with power and light. Large paved patio area to rear overlooking further lawn area. Second wooden shed & glass house. Log and bin store. Fenced boundaries. Outside water supply and power. GARAGING Double garage building with powered up and over door. Power and light with overhead storage. Personal door to garden.

Fine and Country Kent and Sussex

Local Branch: 28 High Street, West Malling, ME19 9QR
Head Office: 36 King Street, Maidstone, ME14 1BS

Fees & Charges Explained

Upper Street, Maidstone, ME171UJ

This property is sold subject to payment of a non-refundable reservation fee of 3.6% to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT.

Any successful purchaser will pay this to secure the sale. The reservation fee is in addition to the purchase price. Please take this into account when bidding.

A reservation fee is payable by the buyer only when the seller pays no fees to sell. As sellers pay no fees to sell, this is usually taken into account with a lower reserve price.

This property is being sold under the Modern Method of Auction, which requires the completion of the purchase to be within 56 days, although all reasonable endeavours must be made to exchange contracts within 28 days following the Draft Contract being received by the Buyer's Solicitor.

A non-refundable Reservation fee must be paid by the buyer within 2 hours following the conclusion of the auction or acceptance of an offer. This must be paid by cleared funds to the auctioneer who will issue an acknowledgement of reservation and purchase agreement in the 28 day period following the auction or the date of acceptance of the offer.

Buyers Information Pack

If the Buyer Information Pack has been produced and provided by iamsold any successful purchaser will be required to pay £300.00 (including VAT) towards the cost of the preparation of the pack. These can then be used by your solicitor to progress the sale.

Buyer Fees

There are no other fees or charges payable to the Auctioneer however, there are other costs to consider such as:

  • You will need a Solicitor to act for you during the conveyancing and your Solicitor will advise you in relation to the associated costs. If you do not have a Solicitor, we can recommend the services of one of our Panel Solicitors who are all selected for their expertise in Auction Transactions. Please call the number below for more information.
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is applicable if you buy a property or land over a certain price in England, Wales or Northern Ireland. Please click here for more information.


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These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.