2 bedroom Semi-Detached Bungalow for sale: Farnham, Surrey

  • reception rooms 1
  • bedrooms 2
  • bathrooms 1
Reference: 35561_4515568


AUCTION PROPERTY * Retirement bungalow with LONG LEASE and a PRIVATE SOUTH FACING GARDEN * over 55's * dual aspect lounge* 2 bedrooms * modern bathroom * residents parking * no chain

A delightful, spacious two-bedroom semi-detached leasehold retirement bungalow benefiting from its own south facing garden. Independent living with added security and less maintenance.

The Ferns is a select development of retirement flats and bungalows for the over 55s. The development has a 24 hour security system and a visiting manager.

There is a communal lounge, a guest suite for visiting family and friends and car park. There is access onto a common, if you like country walking. Close to local amenities, with a Tesco Express and a Pharmacy that is situated half a mile away. Bus links to Farnham and Aldershot nearby. A train services runs from both towns to London.

The Bungalow has a south facing private rear garden, that benefits from mature beds a greenhouse and shed. The property has a light, bright feel as the lounge has dual aspect. There is plenty of storage with double fitted wardrobes in both bedrooms and a double cloak cupboard in the hallway along with airing cupboard and loft.The accommodation includes:

Covered Porch

Entrance Hall Double built-in cloaks cupboard, built in airing cupboard, panelled doors to all rooms, access to roof void, Dimplex night storage heater.

Lounge Dual aspect with upvc double glazed windows and sliding patio door to rear garden. Telephone point, t.v. point, attractive feature fireplace surround, Dimplex night storage heater, entry phone system.

Kitchen Upvc double glazed window to side. Range of matching floor and wall units, granite worktop with inset sink, 4 ring halogen hob with light/extractor over, built in oven under, plumbing for washing machine and space for fridge.

Bedroom 1 Upvc double glazed window to rear. Built in double wardrobe, t.v. point, Dimplex night storage heater.

Bedroom 2 Upvc double glazed window to front. Built in double wardrobe.

Bathroom Upvc double glazed window to side. Attractively fully tiled,
panelled bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, w.c., electric panel heater.

Resident and visitor parking is available.

This property benefits from it's own private rear garden and our client has informed us that the grass cutting is included in the service charge. There is a good sized paved patio area immediately adjacent to the rear of the property with the remainder of the garden being mainly laid to lawn with attractive flower and shrub beds and a timber built summer house located towards the rear boundary. Outside tap.

A unique feature of this development is there is a detached building in the centre of the development which offers a residents lounge, Estate Manager's office and a guest suite for visiting friends or relatives.

There is currently 159 years left on the lease. The service/maintenance charges for 2017/18 are £215.44 per month and this includes the upkeep of all communal areas, maintenance of the bungalow exterior, buildings insurance, water, grass cutting and a 24 hour care line.

Ground rent is £200 per annum.

We have not been able to check this information via an inspection of the lease and management agreement and a prospective buyer should consult their own solicitor for verification.


Council Tax: Waverley Borough Council - Tax band C

Auctioneer's Comments This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, but grant 28 days to achieve exchange of contracts from the date the buyer's solicitor is in receipt of the draft contracts and a further 28 days to complete. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 4.2% to a minimum of £6,000.00. Which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. Fees paid to the Auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property and be included in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Further clarification on this must be sought from your legal representative. The buyer will be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Reservation form to confirm acceptance of terms prior to solicitors being instructed. Copies of the Reservation from and all terms and conditions can be found in the Buyer Information Pack which can be downloaded for free from the auction section of our website or requested from our Auction Department. 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 operated by London and South East Property Auction powered by IAM Sold. Reservation Fee is in addition to the final negotiated selling price.

Proceed out of the town centre up Castle Street and turn right at the traffic lights at the top of the hill onto Upper Hale Road. Turn left at the next traffic lights into Alma Lane, take the 2nd turning on the left into Bricksbury Hill, turn right at the roundabout and immediately right again into The Ferns.

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Reference: 35561_4515568

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