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Highfield House, Station Road, Ibstock, Leicestershire LE67 6JJ

Lot no: 161 Available for £750,000

Guide Price £695,000+ plus fees

Unconditional with Variable FeeOn the fall of the hammer, the successful bidder will be legally bound to purchase the property. The successful bidder must immediately exchange contracts, pay a 5% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000) along with a non-refundable Buyer’s Fee of either 4.8% of the final sale price of the property up to and including £250,000, or 3.6% if the final sale price is over £250,000. The Buyer’s Fee is subject to a minimum of £6,000. Completion must take place usually within 30 days unless the Special Conditions of Sale state otherwise.

Thursday 25th April 2024

Key Features
  • Council Tax Band: G
  • Large country mansion on a plot of 2.6 acres
  • Requires full upgrading
  • Superb potential
  • Stunning and private location
  • Six bedrooms and Five reception rooms
  • EPC Rating: G
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Available for £750,000

Detached house

Property Description:

A substantial detached residence situated in a fabulous plot of circa 2.6 acres.

The property now requires full modernisation and upgrading but would make a superb family home or may offer potential for commercial uses, subject to required permissions.

Situated centrally in the 2.6 acres, with a driveway and parking area, wooded area to the front, gardens to three aspects and former workshop/barn.

We are informed the workshop has previously had planning permission for residential conversion but this has now lapsed.

The main residence offers a grand hallway, 4-5 reception rooms, six bedrooms, two bathrooms and cellar.

Ibstock is a well serviced village situated in the heart of the National Forest and has great transport links.

Ground Floor:

Reception Hallway, Drawing Room, Lounge, Snug, Study, Kitchen and Maids Kitchen


Cellers offering storage or potential for further accommodation.

First Floor:

Landing, Six Bedrooms, Three Bath/Shower Rooms


Driveway, 2.6 acres of woodland and gardens, dilapidated workshop/barn.

Construction material:

Standard brick.


11 mbps.

Mobile phone coverage:

O2, EE, Three, Vodafone

Please note:

Please be advised that key information regarding Water supply, Electricity supply, Sewerage arrangements and Heating supply is currently not available. Prospective buyers are advised to make all necessary independent enquiries before placing their bid, as this will be binding.

Draft Sales Details

These sales details are awaiting vendor approval.


Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Auction Details

The sale of this property will take place on the stated date by way of Auction Event and is being sold as Unconditional with Variable Fee (England and Wales).

Binding contracts of sale will be exchanged at the point of sale.

All sales are subject to SDL Property Auctions Buyers Terms. Properties located in Scotland will be subject to applicable Scottish law.

Auction Deposit and Fees

The following deposits and non- refundable auctioneers fees apply:

• 5% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000)

• Buyers Fee of 4.8% of the purchase price for properties sold for up to £250,000, or 3.6% of the purchase price for properties sold for over £250,000 (in all cases, subject to a minimum of £6,000 inc. VAT). For worked examples please refer to the Auction Conduct Guide.

The Buyers Fee does not contribute to the purchase price, however it will be taken into account when calculating the Stamp Duty Land Tax for the property (known as Land and Buildings Transaction Tax for properties located in Scotland), because it forms part of the chargeable consideration for 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 Legal Pack carefully before bidding.

Additional Information

For full details about all auction methods and sale types please refer to the Auction Conduct Guide which can be viewed on the SDL Property Auctions home page.

This guide includes details on the auction registration process, your payment obligations and how to view the Legal Pack (and any applicable Home Report for residential Scottish properties).

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.