Whittington Road, Oswestry


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE LION QUAYS HOTEL & SPA ON THE 30TH SEPETMBER 2021 AT 2.00PM. A four bedroom detached property requiring a full scheme of renovation situated in a quiet location set back off Whittington Road in Oswestry. The property offers ample accommodation with huge potential for improvement in line with a purchaser's requirements. Externally there are generously sized rear gardens with the shared access roadway to the front.

General Remarks

Bowen Son and Watson with Kent Jones are delighted with instructions to offer 17 Whittington Road in Oswestry for sale by public auction. This characterful four bedroom detached property is in need of complete refurbishment both internally and externally. The living accommodation currently provides for three reception rooms plus a Kitchen on the ground floor with four bedrooms and the bathroom on the first floor. There is also a good sized and useful cellar accessed off the entrance hall. Central heating was previously operated via a gas fired back boiler which is now out of service.


The property is situated close to the centre of the busy market town of Oswestry as well as the old Hill Fort and the surrounding countryside. The town itself has an excellent range of shops, schools and other amenities and is surrounded by picturesque countryside. Easy access on to the A5/A483 provides direct routes to the towns of Shrewsbury, Wrexham and the City of Chester. The nearby train station at Gobowen provides links to Manchester and Birmingham.


The property is accessed over a shared access roadway. Please be aware that there is no parking provision at the property therefore please approach the property on foot.


A part glazed door at the front of the property leads into:


Radiator and opening into:


Staircase to first floor landing, stairs leading to cellar and doors off to:


Low level flush w.c.

Living Room

14' 4'' x 12' 0'' (4.38m x 3.67m) max

Bay window, radiator and gas fireplace.

Sitting Room

11' 7'' x 10' 0'' (3.53m x 3.05m)

Radiator. Please be aware of floor as the floorboards have degraded in the corner of the room.

Dining Room

10' 0'' x 9' 8'' (3.04m x 2.94m)

Built in cupboards and radiator.


9' 7'' x 9' 1'' (2.93m x 2.76m)

Radiator, door to rear gardens and separate door to:


7' 11'' x 4' 2'' (2.41m x 1.27m)

Staircase to first floor landing

Access to loft space and doors off to:

Bedroom One

11' 8'' x 10' 0'' (3.55m x 3.05m)


Bedroom Two

12' 1'' x 8' 8'' (3.69m x 2.65m)


Bedroom Three

11' 6'' x 10' 0'' (3.51m x 3.04m) max


Bedroom Four

8' 0'' x 7' 0'' (2.43m x 2.13m)



7' 10'' x 7' 6'' (2.39m x 2.29m)

Panel bath, wash hand basin and low level flush w.c. Hot water cylinder, cold water tank and radiator.


The property includes good sized gardens at the rear with access paths to either side of the property leading to the shared access driveway at the front. There is currently no allocated parking provision with the property.

EPC Rating

Awaiting EPC assessment.

Council Tax Band

Council Tax Band - 'B'.

Local Authority

Shropshire Council, The Shire Hall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Tel: 0345 6789000.

Buyer's Premium

Please note that the purchasers will be responsible for paying a buyer’s premium in addition to the purchase price set at 2.40% of the sale price achieved. For further details on fees payable please consult the legal pack.

Method of Sale

The property will be offered for sale by public auction at the Lion Quays Hotel & Spa, near Oswestry on Thursday 30th September 2021, commencing at 2.00pm.


Robert Mann Solicitor, 16 Salop Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2NU. Tel: 01691 671 926. Email: robert@mann1.co.uk


From Oswestry town centre proceed down Gobowen Road turning right under the railway bridge onto Whittington Road. Continue ahead and the access road to the property will be found on the left hand side opposite the turning right for Unicorn Road. Please secure parking in an alternative location and proceed on foot to the property.

Guide Price

Where a guide price is given that price is not to be taken as an indication of the value of the lot or of the reserve price. Pre-auction guide prices are based upon the initial anticipation of the sale price of the property at auction. Prospective purchasers should be aware that guide prices are subject to change and are advised to check any amendments with the Auctioneers prior to the auction. The reserve price for each of the lots may exceed the quoted guide price and eventual guide price.

Reserve Price

The reserve price is the seller's minimum acceptable price at auction and the figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell. The reserve price is not disclosed and remains confidential between the seller and the auctioneer. Both the guide price and the reserve price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.

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