£100,000 by Modern Method Auction

Victoria Road, Widnes, WA8 7RA

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£100,000 by Modern Method Auction
Victoria Road, Widnes, WA8 7RA
House type:
Commercial Property
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EDWARDS GROUNDS and I AM SOLD offer for sale via MODERN METHOD AUCTION, this substantial sized corner commercial building set in an established mixed and commercial residential area on the fridge of Widnes town centre. The building is currently vacant and flexible in use having previously used as a take away/café to ground floor with two additional floors, large cellar and outside courtyard. The building has full planning permission (granted on 26th April 2019) and architect's drawings for converting the first and second floors into two self contained residential flats.



This property is for sale by Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, however from the date the Draft Contract is received by the buyers solicitor, the buyer is given 56 days in which to complete the transaction, with the aim being to exchange contracts within the first 28 days. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 4.2% to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT 4.2% of the final agreed sale price including VAT. This is subject to a minimum payment of £6,000.00 including VAT. which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. Fees paid to the Auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property and be included in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Further clarification on this must be sought from your legal representative. The buyer will be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Reservation form to confirm acceptance of terms prior to solicitors being instructed. Copies of the Reservation from and all terms and conditions can be found in the Buyer Information Pack which can be downloaded for free from the auction section of our website or requested from our Auction Department. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the Starting Bid, both the Starting Bid and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by North West Property Auction powered by IAM Sold. Reservation Fee is in addition to the final negotiated selling price.

A sample copy of the Reservation Agreement and all terms and conditions can be found in the Buyer Information Pack, which can be downloaded from the auction section of our website (www.iamsold.co.uk), or requested from our Auction Department. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the starting bid, both the starting bid and reserve price can be subject to change.Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by the North West Property Auction powered by IAM Sold

Ground Floor

Shop Front:

44' (13.41m) maximum measurement x 20'9 (6.32m)

Large ground floor shop area accessed via door set on corner, large shop window to front and side with fitted shutters, access to cellar and access to rear vestibule.

Rear Vestibule:

Side door leading onto public footpath, stairs to first floor and access through to room 1.

Room 1:

13' (3.96m) x 11'8 (3.56m)

Window to rear, wall mounted central heating boiler, wash hand basin, storage cupboard and access to rear hall.

Rear Hall:

9'2 (2.79m) x 3'4 (1.02m)

Window to side, door leading to courtyard and access through to kitchenette.


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

Stainless steel sink and drainer set onto base unit and access through to w.c.,


With w.c., wash hand basin, window to side.


A full standing height cellar, partially divided by stud wall and replicating the size of ground floor commercial space above.

First Floor


Providing access to two rooms and stairs leading to second floor.

First Floor Room 1:

31' (9.45m) maximum measurement x 21'1 (6.43m)

Four windows to front and side, cupboard housing electric fuse board.

First Floor Room 2:

14'5 (4.39m) x 12'7 (3.84m)

Two windows to rear and one window to side.

Second Floor:


19'4 (5.89m) x 6'5 (1.96m)

Access to three rooms and storage cupboard.

Second Floor Room 1:

19'6 (5.94m) maximum measurement x 17'6 (5.33m) maximum measurement

Two windows to front, loft access and electric fuse board.

Second Floor Room 2:

19' (5.79m) maximum measurement x 14'1 (4.29m) maximum measurement

Two windows to side and access to room 3.

Second Floor Room 3:

14'2 (4.32m) x 13' (3.96m)

Windows to side and rear.

Second Floor Storage Cupboard:

5'9 (1.75m) x 4'4 (1.32m)

Enclosed storage room with wall extractor fan.


The front and side of the property is bordered by a public footpath adjacent to the main road. To the rear of the property is a walled courtyard enclosed by high level brick wall and double gates to rear boundary.

Full Planning Permission and Architect Plans .

Halton Borough Council granted FULL PLANNING PERMISSION for "Proposed conversion of first and second floors to 2 no. self contained flats at 82 Victoria Road, Widnes, WA8 7RA". Full planning permission was granted on 26th April 2019 under Application No:- 19/00097/FUL.

The current owner has provided us copies of architects plans/drawings and site plan for proposed development of the building and these can be shared with any interested parties.



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All measurements are taken electronically and whilst every care is taken with their accuracy they must be considered approximate and should not be relied upon when purchasing carpets or furniture. Floor plans are not to scale and are for illustration purposes only. No responsibility is taken for any error, omission or misunderstanding in these particulars which do not constitute an offer or contract. Services and appliances have not been tested and therefore no warranty is offered on their operational condition.

WARNING NOTICE: The intruder alarm (if fitted), central heating boiler, radiators, gas or electric heaters and other gas or electrical appliances, which are mentioned in these details, have not been and will not be tested by us, as we are not qualified to do so. Purchasers are therefore advised to undertake their own independent tests, should they consider this necessary.


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To help to achieve simplification of a process that can be complicated, we have developed a few steps to help all parties reach the right conclusion and make the correct decision for them.

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