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97 Heage Road, Ripley, Derbyshire DE5 3GE

Lot no: 8 Sold at Auction for £180,000

Guide Price £110,000+ 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 £1500, and completion must take place within 30 days, unless the Special Conditions of Sale state otherwise.

Thursday 25th November 2021

Key Features
  • An appealing late Victorian four bedroomed semi-detached house
  • Comprehensive scheme of improvement and upgrading required
  • Garage located to the rear of the property
  • Sought after location close to the town centre
  • Retains some original features
  • Excellent freehold investment opportunity
  • Gas centrally heated and mostly double glazed
  • EPC Rating: E
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Sold at Auction for £180,000

Semi-detached house

Property Description:


Set well back from the road on an elevated position is a late Victorian four bedroomed semi-detached property with the front elevation being relieved by a beautiful stone dressed cant bay.

The property is in need of refurbishment however retains some delightful original features including deep skirting boards and ornate cast iron open fireplaces. The gas centrally heated and mostly double glazed accommodation consists of recessed porch, passaged hallway with staircase to first floor, front sitting room with bay window, separate dining room, rear hall with pantry (potential to convert to a guest wc subject to usual building regulations) and a breakfast kitchen room. To the first floor landing there are four well proportioned bedrooms, family bathroom and potential for a loft conversion subject to the usual planning consents. Outside to the front there is a small fore garden with brick retaining wall and to the rear an established garden with garage located off from an un-adopted road known as The Lane.

The property is situated in a sought after location conveniently positioned for Ripley town centre, the A38 which provides swift access onto the M1 motorway, the city of Derby and further regional business centres. The sale provides a genuine opportunity for the purchaser looking to acquire a charming family home offering excellent potential and at a very attractive and sensible guide price.

Recessed Porch

With tiled flooring.

Passaged Hallway

With glazed door, staircase to first floor and central heating radiator.

Front Sitting Room 14ft 6 into bay x 12ft 5 into chimney recess

With bay window to front elevation, gas fire with brick surround, moulded coving to ceiling with Delph rail, deep skirting boards and central heating radiator.

Separate Dining Room 13ft 5 into chimney recess x 13ft 3

With double glazed window to the rear elevation, gas fire with brick surround and tiled hearth, coving to ceiling, deep skirting boards and central heating radiator.

L-Shaped Rear Hall 12ft 5 x 7ft 1

With red quarry tiled floor covering, door to side, useful understair storage cupboard.

Pantry 5ft 6 x 5ft

With window to side, shelving and red quarry tiled flooring. Please note this could be converted into a guest cloakroom subject to the usual building regulations.

Breakfast Kitchen Room 10ft 2 into chimney recess x 9ft

With double glazed window. The fitted kitchen comprises cupboards, preparation surface, stainless steel sink and drainer, splashback tiling, cooker point, plumbing for washing machine, wall mounted Worcester combination boiler and central heating radiator.

First Floor Landing

With original newel post and spindle balustrade, central heating radiator and loft access.

Principal Bedroom 13ft 1 x 13ft 1 into chimney recess

With double glazed window to the front elevation, ornate cast iron open fireplace and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Two 12ft 4 x 10ft 8 into chimney recess

With multi paned window to the front elevation, ornate cast iron open fireplace, exposed floorboards and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three 10ft into wardrobe reducing to 9ft 3 x 9ft 1

With double glazed window to rear, built in wardrobe and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Four 10ft reducing to 9ft x 7ft 9

With multi paned window to the front elevation and central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom

With obscure double glazed window to the side, low level wc, access through to the bathroom area. The bathroom area comprises a cast iron bath, pedestal wash hand basin and obscure double glazed window to the side.


The property is set nicely back from the road on this elevated position with a brick built retaining wall with fore garden and steps leading to the front door. To the rear of the property there is an enclosed established garden with outhouses that include a wc and coal house. Located to the rear of the garden there is a garage with up and over door and which is accessed from an un-adopted road known as The Lane.


Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

To book a viewing, please contact SDL Property Auctions to arrange.

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 through SDL Property Auctions' website on their home page.
The auction date applicable for the property is displayed underneath the property description. 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) which are available on SDL Property Auctions website.

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 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 must be paid immediately after a winning bid has been placed. Payment by cash or cheque will not be accepted. Prior to the auction, you will receive an email from the auctioneer to register your card details with 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 a representative of the auctioneer to make payment. If you cannot be contacted within 24 hours after the auction ends, the auctioneer reserves the right to charge your card.

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 SDL Property Auctions website by searching for the property. On the property details page there is a 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.

Registration Process:
To register to bid on the property, visit the SDL Property Auctions website and submit your remote bid. The lot number can be found against the Lot Details of 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.
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