2 bedroom Apartment in Blackburn

26 Lockside, Blackburn, BB2 3TA
  • Lot No: 132
  • Property Type: Apartment
  • Contract Type: Conditional with Reservation Fee
Hilarys Estate Agents

Guide Price* £55,000 plus fees

Result Sold Prior to Auction

Property Description

Spacious Top Floor Apartment Two Bedrooms - UPVC Double Glazing Fantastic, Commanding Position Allocated Parking Economy 7 Heating System Handy Loft Space Available Stunning Views With The Sound Of Running Water From the Lounge Clean, Well Presented Building With Recently Installed UPVC Windows Three Piece Bathroom Suite In White With Electric Shower Over Bath Viewing Advised - NO CHAIN INVOLVED Hilary's Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale spacious top floor apartment with the best views around! The property has a very large & spacious lounge/diner with separate modern kitchen and it also benefits from having attic storage space. Viewing is Advised. A really fantastically positioned, top floor apartment sat beautifully on the Old Infirmary lock side - the perfect buy to let investment or first time home! Internally presented to a high standard, this superb dwelling is ideal for hospital workers, can be used as a professional base or even as a 'lock up and leave' property as it has a particularly safe feel to it. A communal entrance hallway with post box for each property leads to the stairs which lead up to the top floor landing and the door to the property which opens into the apartment's internal hallway. The hallway provides access to two bedrooms, a three piece bathroom suite and a spacious living and dining area with open arch to a fitted kitchen. The property also comes with allocated parking space An external door opens into the communal hallway with stairs leading up to the top floor. Here there is a landing with window looking out to the canalside. The external door to the property opens into the apartment's vestibule then on into the hallway.


This area is lit by three ceiling lights and has light and neutral décor and carpets. Doors lead off to both of the bedrooms, the bathroom and the spacious living area. The control panel for the alarm is also located here for ease of access as is the loft hatch with all important storage space - rare within apartments.

LOUNGE/DINING AREA: 6.09m x 3.03m or 20'0'' x 9'11''

This really large and airy space has a large UPVC double glazed window to the front of the building overlooking the lock plus UPVC double glazed French doors opening to the outside with a Juliet balcony (to the side of the building - this is the top right hand balcony when looking up at the building). This really is a fantastic feature allowing the outside views and sounds to be enjoyed (there is a feeder stream beside the lock which creates the sound of running water which is blissful!). The lounge diner is warmed by two storage heaters, has a television aerial point and a telephone point, sunken halogen spotlights set into the ceiling and an open arch through to the kitchen. The lounge area has neutral carpets and ample space to accommodate a lounging area plus a dining area close to the kitchen for a sociable dining experience. The lounge also accommodates the intercom phone to allow friends access to the building within the hallway at the base of the building.

KITCHEN: 2.94m x 2.04m or 9'8'' x 6'8''

This clean and well presented kitchen has an excellent range of wall and base units in white with complementary tiled splashbacks, stainless steel sink and mixer tap, facility for an electric cooker and a breakfast bar. The room has plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge, electric extractor fan, modern ceiling light, smoke alarm and bleached wood-effect laminate flooring.

BEDROOM 1: 3.56m x 2.88m or 11'8'' x 9'5''

This spacious double room has a UPVC double glazed window to the front of the building with fabulous views, a storage heater and ceiling light point. The room also features very generous fitted wardrobes with sliding doors and a built-in console table/dressing table.

BEDROOM 2: 2.81m x 1.89m or 9'3'' x 6'2''

This generous second bedroom has a UPVC double glazed window to the front of the building, a storage heater, neutral carpets and a ceiling light point.

BATHROOM: 2.66m x 2.00m or 8'9'' x 6'7''

This generously proportioned room has a quality three piece suite in white comprising panelled bath with electric shower and glass shower screen over, a low level W.C. and a pedestal wash basin. The room has partially tiled elevations and varnished wooden flooring, ceiling light, electric extractor fan and fitted linen storage cupboard with shelves which contains the hot water cylinder. There is a wall mounted electric towel rail too.



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, by following the link 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 - Conditional with Reservation Fee If you are the highest bidder when the auction for the property comes to an end, you will enter into a reservation agreement with the seller. You must then pay the applicable reservation fee. You will then have 40 business days within which to exchange contracts and complete the sale, unless the Special Conditions of Sale contained within the legal pack specify a different time limit. If you fail to do so, you may lose your reservation fee. During the 40-business day reservation period, the seller is not able to accept other offers. Auction Fees The following non-refundable fees apply:
  • Reservation Fee- payable immediately when the auction ends. This is calculated as a percentage of the actual purchase price of the property. Either:
(a) 4.8% (including VAT) of the purchase price, for properties up to and including £250,000 (b) 3.6% (including VAT) of the purchase price for properties sold for over £250,000 The Reservation Fee is subject always to a minimum of £6,000 (including VAT). The Reservation Fee does not contribute to the purchase price. Deposit This property is listed under the Conditional with Reservation Fee sale method, therefore the deposit will be payable on exchange of contracts and executed via the solicitors. The amount to be paid will be listed in the Special Conditions of Sale. Payment Method Applicable fees 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. 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 pack”. 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: 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.