Fox Lane, Boars HIll, OX1

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
Property Description

Auction Property. A six bedroom detached family bungalow for sale with development opportunity (permission granted) in Boars Hill. Benefiting from a plot of land.

Property Details

A charming, eco friendly 6 bed bungalow with attic conversion located in a highly desirable hamlet. Boars Hill is safe, within 5 miles of both Abingdon and Oxford, and has quick access to the A34, M4 and M40. Being surrounded by nature reserves, private woods and public footpaths, it's a family friendly and peaceful area. The Fox Inn pub provides local entertainment, dining and countryside views. Numerous primary and secondary schools are just a short distance, both state and private - several of which provide a bus service in the area. Several large supermarkets are within a ten minute drive, most of which deliver. Didcot Parkway, Oxford and Oxford Parkway train stations provide quick and easy access to London, Bristol and other large cities. The property boasts a secure, well established, organic and wild garden surrounding the house. With 15 fruit & nut trees, salad leaves and a herb patch there is plenty to enjoy, especially this time of year. The garden caters to all bugs, with a nettle area for butterflies and a wild meadow for bees, there are myriad different plants and shrubs. Visually a dream, it's sure to inspire vivid paintings, writing and children's playtime. On the ground floor there is a large, open plan kitchen, dining and living area; perfect for dinner parties and special occasions. Hand built cupboards, gneiss countertops and an open brick fireplace provide plenty of character. French doors lead out onto the large patio area, for al fresco dining and entertaining. The study/library provides another set of french doors, overlooking the pond and all it nurtures.Beyond the living areas, there are three double bedrooms, one with a generously sized en-suite. The single room features a window seat, perfect for reading or simply watching nature buzzing around the garden. The Hansgrohe shower room and a separate WC complete the downstairs. A hand carved and built wooden staircase leads up to the attic conversion. The 2 bedrooms, one a large double, are joined by a walk through wardrobe. Featuring velux windows, they still offer the chance to view all the beauty the garden has to offer. The snug is an ideal playroom or chill area, being flexible it can be furnished according to the buyers needs. The eaves offer ample storage for those bits you want tucked away. Currently running on zero gas, the house is an independent dream. The biomass boiler runs on wood pellets, providing hot water and heating. During the spring/summer months, the solar panels can generate free electricity during the day, depending on usage.The driveway offers parking for at least 4 cars and has a single garage. There is permission from Vale of White Horse District Council to turn this garage into a 2 storey annexe with 2 additional parking spaces (P21/V2446/FUL).(Our client has provided this information).

Old Boars Hill is approximately four miles from Oxford and equal distance from Abingdon-on-Thames. An internal inspection of this wonderful bungalow is strongly recommended.

Auction Method:

The auction for this property will be conducted online through our online-bidding platform. This is a “Timed Auction”, so there are no other lots being sold alongside this property. The timeslot for the auction is displayed on SDL Property Auctions’ website. To view this, search for the property on their website. Then click onto the property to view the property details. The time remaining to bid and end date of the auction is displayed on the page. You are required to undertake identity checks before you can be authorised to bid. You must also provide your payment details. If you do not provide this information, your registration will not be processed.When you place your bid, you are deemed to have agreed to SDL Property Auctions’ Buyers Terms (England & Wales) which are available on SDL Property Auctions website. Auction type- Unconditional with Variable FeeIf you are the highest bidder, you must exchange legally binding contracts for the sale when the auction for the property comes to an end. You must then pay the applicable fees and deposit. You must complete the sale within 15 business days unless the Special Conditions of Sale contained within the Legal Pack state otherwise.

Auction FeesThe following non-refundable fees apply:

• Buyer’s Fee- payable on exchange of contracts. This is calculated as a percentage of the actual purchase price of the property. Either:(a) 4.8% (including VAT) of the purchase price, for properties up to and including £250,000(b) 3.6% (including VAT) of the purchase price for properties sold for over £250,000The Buyer’s Fee is subject always to a minimum of £6,000 (including VAT). The Buyer’s Fee does not contribute to the purchase price and will be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property in the calculation of stamp duty liability.DepositOn exchange of contracts, you must pay a non-refundable deposit equal to 5% of the actual purchase price of the property, subject to a minimum of £5,000. The deposit contributes towards the purchase price. Payment Method:When you register to bid, you will be prompted to provide your payment details to SDL Property Auctions. In the event that you are the winning bidder, your card will automatically be charged a proportion of the Buyer’s Fee & Deposit. The payment will be calculated based on the guide price of the property, in line with the fee scale described above. Where the actual purchase price is higher than the guide price, you will be required to pay the difference immediately after the end of the auction, which can be paid by debit card or bank transfer. Payment by cash or cheque will not be accepted.


You win the bid on a property with a guide price of £150,000, but the actual purchase price is £170,000. At this point your bid is successful you will be charged as follows:• Buyer’s Fee of £7,200- 4.8% of guide price• Deposit of £7,500- 5% of the guide priceAs the actual purchase price amounted to £170,000, after the auction, you will be required to pay the following additional amounts on top of the initial payment:• £960 for Buyer’s Fee shortfall (£8160 due as 4.8% of actual purchase price)• £1,000 for Deposit shortfall (£8500 due as 5% of actual purchase price)Legal PackBefore bidding, you must view the legal pack for the property. This is the collection of legal documents that apply to the sale. The documents will include but are not limited to: Special Conditions of Sale, title documents from the Land Registry and Energy Performance Certificate. To view the legal pack, first search for the property on SDL Property Auctions’ website and click onto the property to view the property details. There will be a sub-heading “Legal Documents”. Underneath this, you will be prompted to “Log in to view the legal documents”. Follow this link, you will then be directed to create an account with Auction Passport to view the documents. The legal pack can change at any time up until the auction starts so you must check for the most recent version of the legal pack. At the point of placing your bid, you are deemed to have read the legal pack in its entirety, including any changes. Failure to check for changes to the legal pack will not be a valid reason for withdrawing from the sale.It is strongly recommended that you instruct a qualified professional to review the legal pack and raise any necessary enquiries before bidding.

Special Conditions of SaleThe property is sold subject to any Special Conditions of Sale. These are contractual conditions that are included by the seller of the property - they are not part of SDL Property Auctions’ terms and conditions. The Special Conditions of Sale are legally binding. You are taken to have read and accepted these at the point of bidding, even if you have not done so. The Special Conditions of Sale are available to read in the legal pack. Registration Process:

To register to bid on the property, search for the lot on SDL Property Auctions website. Click onto the property, follow the link to “Log in/register to bid” , and you will then be directed to create an account with the online-bidding platform provider, EIG.

Video Viewings:

If proceeding without a physical viewing please note that you must make all necessary additional investigations to satisfy yourself that all requirements you have of the property will be met. Video content and other marketing materials shown are believed to fairly represent the property at the time they were created.

If you'd like to talk to us about this property, quote reference 4451654 when calling.

01865 708661

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