Longford Road, Thornford, Sherborne


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A two bedroom terraced cottage in need of complete refurbishment set within good sized gardens and close to the heart of this popular village. Auction Date 24th September 2021. EPC Band G


Haven Cottage lies within the popular village of Thornford, within the Thorne Hackett parish. The village has a useful range of day to day facilities including general store and post office, public house, primary school, church, village hall and recreational field. There is also a cricket club and railway station which is on the Heart of Wessex line running between Bristol and Weymouth. Sherborne is within 4 miles where an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found together with a mainline railway station to London Waterloo and Exeter. The larger town of Yeovil is within 5 miles where an even greater selection of facilities can be found together with easy access to the A303.


Haven Cottage comprises a period terraced cottage constructed principally of stone and contained beneath a mainly tiled roof. The property is in need of complete refurbishment but once completed would make a delightful home in this popular village location. The cottage also benefits from a good sized rear garden which is well fenced and provides much privacy and backs onto the village allotments.


A glazed front door leads into a entrance porch with electric meter cupboard, window to side and further glazed door leading directly into the sitting room with exposed beams, window seat to front, recessed shelving and night storage heater. Glazed door leads into the inner hall with bathroom off, comprising enamelled bath and low level WC and adjoining kitchen with single drainer sink unit and window overlooking the rear garden. Beyond the inner hall, a door leads to a further rear hall with stairs rising to the first floor and door leading to the garden. Leading off is the lounge with a brick fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and mantle, along with recessed shelving. Exposed beams, two windows to front and useful under stairs cupboard.

On the first floor is a landing area with window to rear, trap access to the roof void and built in airing cupboard. Bedroom 1 enjoys views from two aspects, together with two night storage heaters, pedestal wash hand basin and trap access to roof void. Bedroom 2 enjoys a view to the front.


The property is approached off the quiet village road with wrought iron gate and railings with pathway leading to front door and garden area on either side. The rear garden is level, walled and fenced giving much privacy, together with a selection of shrubs and trees. It also backs onto the village allotments.


Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage.


From Sherborne head south onto New Road taking the B3145 along Pound Road. After approximately 4 miles the village of Thornford will be found. Continue past The Kings Arms public house into Longford Road and shortly after the right hand turning into Kings Road, Haven Cottage will be found on the left hand side, clearly identified by our auction board.


Strictly by appointment through the vendors' selling agent, Stags, Yeovil Office 01935 475000


The property will be offered for sale by Online Traditional Auction. The auction end date 24th September 2021 6pm The vendor reserves the right to withdraw or alter the property for sale prior to the auction end date. The property can be accessed via our website stags.co.uk.


The successful purchaser(s) will be liable to pay the sum of £5,000. From this a buyer's fee of £2,400 (Inc. VAT) is retained by Stags/Bamboo Auctions as a contribution towards the online platform costs, and £2,600 is payable towards the purchase price.

An additional administration fee of £1,000 (Inc. VAT) will be payable by the successful purchaser immediately after the auction. This will be separately invoiced by Stags.


Under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligence checks on any person that intends to bid at auction. There will be a requirement for all bidders to register via the online sales site and complete the ID checks. There is no charge for registration.


-Guide price is an indication of the seller's expectation.

-Reserve Price is a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction.

-We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide.

-Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.


Copies of the legal pack and special conditions of sale are available online to be downloaded, via the tab on the online auction property listing page (https://app.bambooauctions.com/property/haven-cottage-9909624) It is the purchaser's responsibility to make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to inspect the legal documentation and to consult legal advice prior to bidding.


Jenny Shepherd, Porter Dodson, 15 High Street, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 8QR. Telephone 01823 666622


Online Traditional Auction date 24th September 2021, scheduled end 6pm.


The completion date will be within 28 days of the auction and in agreement with the solicitor.


Particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale/auction information pack and in case of any inconsistencies the provision of the latter shall prevail. Special conditions of sale/auction information pack is available online. It is assumed that the Purchaser will have made all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.

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