6, Smithcott Cottages, Dauntsey, Nr Malmesbury


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION. An attractive 3 bedroom semi-detached cottage (981 sq ft) IN NEED OF UPDATING, with good size garden and potential to extend, subject to necessary permission. For sale by online PUBLIC AUCTION on Wednesday 9th October - 4pm to 7pm. For alternative viewings please call us on 01666 825725.

The property

This semi-detached cottage has an attractive brick facade with dressed stone window surrounds and is in need of renovation. It has scope for enlargement, subject to necessary planning permission, and is situated on the edge of the village with a large garden to the right hand side of the property.

The Accommodation

The front door leads into a generous hall with staircase off. On the left is the sitting room, which has fireplace, and at the rear is the kitchen, again with a chimney, and the oil fired boiler, Leading off is a utility room with an external door. On the first floor are three bedrooms and a bathroom.


Twin gates lead to a parking area with a block-built shed adjoining the rear, The majority of garden lies to the right hand side and is triangular in shape.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Council Tax Band C - £1606.34 payable for 2019/20. EPC rating E-47. The full report is available on our website or paper copy on request.

Method of Sale

The online auction will run between 4pm and 7pm on Wednesday 9th October, with exchange of contracts. The winning bidder, assuming the reserve is met, is legally bound to exchange contracts and pay a 10% deposit, with completion 28 days thereafter. The winning bidder will also be required to pay a non-refundable reservation fee of 3% inc VAT of the winning bid, in addition to the purchase price, subject to a minimum fee of £4,800 inc VAT. The auction is powered and carried out by Whoobid and is subject to their terms and conditions, which will form part of the auction pack. We strongly recommend that you instruct a legal representative to review the legal pack prior to bidding. Bidders will be required to register with Whoobid in order to download the legal pack (https://www.whoobid.co.uk/accueil/auction/339) and, if you choose to bid on the property, you will be required to complete further identity checks for anti-money laundering purposes, and provide card details before you are able to place a bid.

Explanatory Notes

Price Guide - This is an indication of the seller's minimum expectations and is not necessarily the figure the property will achieve, but acts as a guide. Price Guides are subject to change, prior to the start of the auction.

Reserve price - Most auctions will be subject to a reserve price and, if this figure is not achieved, the property will not be sold. In normal circumstances the reserve price should be no more than 10% above the price guide.


Dauntsey is a small hamlet with an excellent village store in the nearby village of Great Somerford, about two miles away. Both junctions 16 and 17 of the M4 motorway are within a six miles radius, providing easy road travel to the areas of Swindon, Bristol and Bath. Nearby Chippenham and Swindon have mainline stations providing access to London - Paddington.

Directions to SN15 4JH

From Malmesbury head east on the B4042 towards Brinkworth. Turn off right signposted Little Somerford, and at the bottom of the hill, bear left to Dauntsey. As you enter the village the cottage is the first on the right hand side, denoted by our For Sale board,

While we take care to ensure the accuracy of our information the following points should be noted: All measurements and distances are approximate. No tests as to the condition or suitability of any services, fixtures or fittings have been carried out and intending purchasers must make their own enquiries. Fitted carpets, curtains and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale unless otherwise stated. Any plans and photographs are illustrative and do not imply such items are included in the sale. These particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through Blount & Maslin. They are believed to be correct, but their accuracy is not guaranteed.

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Blount & Maslin

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