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64 Violet Street, Derby DE23 8SQ

Lot no: 1 Sold at Auction for £131,000

Guide Price £69,000+ plus fees

Unconditional with Fixed FeeOn the fall of the hammer, the successful bidder will be legally bound to purchase the property. The successful bidder must immediately exchange contracts and pay a 10% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000), along with a non-refundable Buyer’s Fee. The Buyer’s Fee is £1074, and completion must take place within 20 business days, unless the Special Conditions of Sale state otherwise.

Thursday 25th November 2021

Key Features
  • Palisaded three bedroomed mid-terraced property
  • UPVC double glazed and gas centrally heated
  • Scheme of improvement and refurbishment required
  • Popular location close to Cavendish shopping centre
  • Superb residential investment opportunity
  • EPC Rating: E
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Sold at Auction for £131,000

Terraced House

Property Description:

A superb residential investment opportunity to acquire a palisaded three bedroomed mid-terraced property requiring some improvement and upgrading.

Internally the character accommodation has the benefit of uPVC double glazing, gas central heating and in brief comprises entrance vestibule, passaged hallway with staircase to first floor, lounge, separate dining room, breakfast kitchen room with rear lobby and guest cloakroom. To the first floor passaged landing there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside to the front there is a small fore court and immediately to the rear an enclosed garden.

The property is situated within short walking distance of Cavendish shopping centre and the nearby Derbys inner ringroad provides swift access onto the city centre.

Entrance Vestibule

Entered by PVC door to front with Minton tiled floor covering.

Passaged Hallway

Entered by door, moulded coving to ceiling with archway and staircase to first floor, central heating radiator.

Front Sitting Room 16ft into box bay x 10ft 5 into chimney recess

With uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, moulded coving and central heating radiator.

Separate Dining Room 12ft 2 x 11ft into chimney recess

With double glazed patio door, wall mounted gas fire and central heating radiator.

Breakfast Kitchen Room 12ft 4 x 9ft 8

With uPVC double glazed window to the rear and side elevation and door to side. The fitted kitchen comprises a range of wall mounted cupboards with matching base units, drawers, preparation surface, sink and drainer with splashback tiling, cooker point, understairs storage and central heating radiator.

Rear Lobby

Leading to -

Guest Cloakroom 7ft 5 x 6ft 2

With uPVC double glazed window to the rear and side elevation. Comprising a low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin.

First Floor Passaged Landing

With continuation of the spindled balustrade.

Bedroom One 14ft 1 into chimney recess x 12ft

With uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Two 12ft 4 x 8ft 9 into chimney recess

With uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three 6ft 8 x 6ft 3

With uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation and central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom 9ft 9 x 5ft 10

With uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. Fitted with a three piece suite comprising panelled bath, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, tiling to walls, airing cupboard and central heating radiator.

Please Note

In our opinion there is potential to convert the attic room (stpc)


To the front there is a small fore court and a shared passageway leading to an enclosed rear garden.

Please Note

Due to the fact that this property has been empty for a number of years, the council tax levied will be at a higher level than usual. For details on council tax liabilities please visit the web-page in the link below for guidance - www.derby.gov.uk/advice-and-benefits/council-tax/bands-and-charges/#page-5.

Services and Appliances

We are informed by the seller that none of the gas appliances or electrics have been tested and therefore it cannot be confirmed whether they are operational.


Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Auction Method:

The auction for this property will take place as an “Auction Event” behind closed doors with a live auctioneer and will be streamed online in real-time. The property will be sold alongside several other lots. Bids must be placed remotely- please see the below section on “Registration Process”.

The auction can be watched in real-time on the auction date on our home page: https://www.sdlauctions.co.uk/

The auction date applicable for the property is displayed on this page. It is not possible to provide a precise timeslot when this property will be auctioned on the day, because there are other lots being sold.

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).

Auction Type – Unconditional with Fixed Fee

If 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 20 business days unless the Special Conditions of Sale contained within the Legal Pack state otherwise.

Auction Fees

The following standard non-refundable fees apply:

  • Buyer’s Fee- payable on exchange of contracts. This is usually £1074 including VAT, subject to the Special Conditions of Sale. This fee does not contribute towards the purchase price of the property.

There may be additional fees listed in the Special Conditions of Sale, which will be available to view within the Legal Pack. You must read the Special Conditions carefully before bidding. Any additional fees are included at the seller’s discretion, not on the instruction of SDL Property Auctions, and will be in addition to any fees payable to us. SDL Property Auctions has limited control over the content of the Special Conditions of Sale.


On exchange of contracts, you must pay a non-refundable deposit equal to 10% of the actual purchase price of the property, subject to a minimum of £5,000. The deposit contributes towards the purchase price.

Payment Method:

Applicable fees/deposit must be paid immediately after a winning bid has been placed. We do not accept payment by cash or cheque. Prior to the auction, we will email you to register your card details with our third-party provider, Stripe. Your card details will be stored on their secure online payment platform. Payment will only be taken from you in the event of a winning bid. In this case, you will be contacted by one of our representatives to make payment. If we cannot make contact with you within 24 hours after the auction ends, we reserve the right to charge your card if you do not respond to this email.

Legal Pack

Before 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.

The legal pack can be viewed on this page, under the sub-heading “Legal Packs”. Follow this link, and 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. An addendum may be issued outlining any late changes. 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 Sale

The 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.

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC for this property can be viewed in full at the top of this page or in the legal pack.

Registration Process:

T To register to bid on the property, you must submit your remote bid here: https://www.sdlauctions.co.uk/remote-telephone-proxy-bidding/. There is also a link to register on the property details page, where you will also be able to find the lot number for the property. Prospective buyers must register no later than 12pm the day before the auction date. If you register after the cut off, it cannot be guaranteed that your registration will be processed.

Guide Price & Reserve Price

Each property sold is subject to a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price 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. A full definition can be found within the Buyers Terms.

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