Detached House in Ilkeston

155 Main Road, Smalley, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 6DT

Lot no: 62 Property type: Detached house Auction type: Unconditional with Fixed FeeWhere exchange occurs immediately on the fall of the gavel. The successful bidder will be legally obliged to exchange contracts, pay a 10% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000) together with the buyers fee of £1074 and complete within a set time period.

Guide Price* £200,000+plus fees Result Sold at Auction £220,000

A rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a smallholding with development potential subject to the usual planning consents situated in a well regarded and highly convenient location.

Property Description

DRAFT DETAILS - AWAITING VENDOR APPROVAL. The main residential dwelling is a double fronted three bedroomed detached cottage in need of renovation. The uPVC double glazed and gas centrally heated (where stated) living accommodation consists of front sitting room, separate dining room, kitchen diner with staircase to first floor, rear lobby leading through to partially refitted utility and family bathroom with separate shower. To the first floor landing there are three well proportioned double bedrooms and potential to create a family bathroom subject to the usual building regulations. Outside the grounds extend to approximately a third of an acre (to be confirmed) with a driveway culminates to a block paved forecourt area with a two storey stone built barn with pitched roof and a single storey brick built outbuilding both of which would allow themselves for development/conversion subject to the usual planning consents. The property backs onto some beautiful open countryside and is well positioned for the City of Derby and the market towns of Heanor and Ilkeston. The sale provides a genuine opportunity for a discerning purchaser looking to acquire a charming cottage offering excellent potential at a very attractive guide price.

Main Dwelling –
Front Sitting Room 13’1” x 13’

Entered by PVC door to front, sealed unit double glazed window in uPVC to front, rear and side elevations, gas fire, exposed ceiling beams, central heating radiator and access through to the separate dining room.

Separate Dining Room 12’7” x 9’10”

With sealed unit double glazed window in uPVC frame to the front and side elevations, principal beam and central heating radiator.

Kitchen Diner 13’9” x 16’ into chimney recess

With PVC door to the rear and sealed unit double glazed window in uPVC frame to both elevations. There is preparation surface, plumbing for washing machine, cooker point, wall mounted Vaillant combination boiler, exposed ceiling beams, cast iron multi burner set on a raised slate hearth with brick surround and stone lintel. There is also a central heating radiator, staircase to first floor and access through to the rear lobby.

Rear Lobby

With loft access, sealed unit double glazed in uPVC frame to the rear elevation and central heating radiator.

Part Refitted Utility 6’ x 4’3”

With sealed unit double glazed in uPVC frame. Comprising a wash hand basin, vent for tumble dryer and fully tiled surround walls.

Refitted Family Bathroom 9’1” x 7’2”

With sealed unit double glazed window in uPVC frame. Fitted with a quality three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with quadrant shower, extractor fan, low level wc and heated towel rail.

First Floor Landing

With loft access.

Bedroom One 13’2” x 13’2” into chimney recess

With sealed unit double glazed window in uPVC frame, loft access and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Two 14’2” x 9’6”

With sealed unit double glazed window in uPVC frame, fitted wardrobes with airing cupboard and central heating radiator.

Walk-In Dressing Area 8’4” x 6’

With sealed unit double glazed window in uPVC frame and access through to bedroom three.

Bedroom Three 10’ into chimney recess x 10’

With sealed unit double glazed window in uPVC frame enjoying far reaching countryside views and loft access.

Single Storey Brick Built Outbuilding –
Room One 13’ x 8’9”

Entered by door to front, double glazed window to front, burglar alarm control panel, latch door.

Room Two 13’1” x 13’2”

With two double glazed windows to the front elevation, log burner on raised hearth and latch door.

Room Three 12’2” x 9’1” maximum

With door to front, double glazed window to front, hard top work surface with base units and one wall mounted cupboard.

Walk-In Store Room 12’5” x 5’6” reducing to 3’9”

With latch door.

Attractive Two Storey Stone Built Former Barn –
Room One 19’6” x 12’6”

With stable door to rear, vaulted ceiling and staircase to -

Mezzanine Floor Level 12’7” x 14’2”

There are mature grounds extending to approximately a third of an acre which are mainly laid to lawn with a small orchard. A driveway culminates to a block paved forecourt providing ample car standing space.


Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors/licensed conveyancers prior to the auction and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.

The purchaser will also be deemed to have read and understood the auction conduct notes printed within the sale catalogue.

A 10% deposit is payable on the fall of the gavel, subject to a minimum of £5,000.

*Guide Prices and Reserve Prices
Each property sold is subject to a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price, which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction, will be within + or – 10% of the Guide Price. The Guide Price is issued solely as a guide so that a buyer can consider whether or not to pursue their interest. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. For a full definition of the Guide Price and the Reserve Price click here.

Energy Performance Certificates
EPCs can be viewed in full in the lot information section at the top of this page or in the legal pack.

Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash or cheque deposits. Remote bidding facilities are also available.

Auction Fees
The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer’s fee of £1,074 inc VAT (£895 + VAT) (unless otherwise stated in the important notices), payable on the fall of the hammer.

The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here. Any additional fees will be confirmed in the legal pack which can be downloaded from our website from the lot information section above. Or to find out more about any additional fees associated with this property please contact the auction office.