Sold STC
Guide Price £80,000

1 bed flat for sale in Sheppard Court, Chieveley Close, Tilehurst, RG31 (ref:554032)


Key Features

  • Marketed by Lauren and Ryan
  • Over 55’s Retirement Flat
  • First Floor Accommodation
  • Separate Fitted Kitchen
  • Fitted Shower Room
  • Residents Parking
  • Communal Gardens
  • Comuunal Lounge Area and Lift
  • Immediate ‘exchange of contracts’ available
  • Sold via ‘Secure Sale’


*Being sold via Secure Sale online bidding. Terms & Conditions apply. Starting Bid £80,000*A spacious, first floor apartment designated exclusively for the over 55’s in Tilehurst, with communal gardens and residents communal lounge/kitchen area
Area Views – superbly located, Sheppard Court is just a few minutes walk from Tilehurst village triangle which has some lovely independent local shops and cafes, plus Tilehurst Pharmacy and the library. The bus stops for the 15 and 17 on School Road are very close by, with the 33 also accessible from Hildens Drive.

Lauren and Ryan’s Views – The development is a friendly place. Often when we enter, we’ll see many of the residents enjoying a cup of tea whilst sitting in the communal lounge chatting away. The apartment itself is a nice size, with everything you could need. Plus, the location is extremely convenient, as we mentioned above the bus stop is literally two minutes from the front door and Tilehurst village triangle is within walking distance.

Property Information
Tenure – Leasehold
Lease Length – 105 years
Ground Rent - £192.50 every 6 months
Service Charge – £1450 every 6 months
Council Tax – C

Auctioneers Additional Comments
Pattinson Auction are working in Partnership with the marketing agent on this online auction sale and are referred to below as 'The Auctioneer'.

This auction lot is being sold either under conditional (Modern) or unconditional (Traditional) auction terms and overseen by the auctioneer in partnership with the marketing agent.

The property is available to be viewed strictly by appointment only via the Marketing Agent or The Auctioneer. Bids can be made via the Marketing Agents or via The Auctioneers website.

Please be aware that any enquiry, bid or viewing of the subject property will require your details being shared between both any marketing agent and The Auctioneer in order that all matters can be dealt with effectively.

The property is being sold via a transparent online auction.
In order to submit a bid upon any property being marketed by The Auctioneer, all bidders/buyers will be required to adhere to a verification of identity process in accordance with Anti Money Laundering procedures. Bids can be submitted at any time and from anywhere.
Our verification process is in place to ensure that AML procedure are carried out in accordance with the law.

A Legal Pack associated with this particular property is available to view upon request and contains details relevant to the legal documentation enabling all interested parties to make an informed decision prior to bidding. The Legal Pack will also outline the buyers’ obligations and sellers’ commitments. It is strongly advised that you seek the counsel of a solicitor prior to proceeding with any property and/or Land Title purchase.

In order to secure the property and ensure commitment from the seller, upon exchange of contracts the successful bidder will be expected to pay a non-refundable deposit equivalent to 5% of the purchase price of the property. The deposit will be a contribution to the purchase price. A non-refundable reservation fee of up to 6% inc VAT (subject to a minimum of 6,000 inc VAT) is also required to be paid upon agreement of sale. The Reservation Fee is in addition to the agreed purchase price and consideration should be made by the purchaser in relation to any Stamp Duty Land Tax liability associated with overall purchase costs.

Both the Marketing Agent and The Auctioneer may believe necessary or beneficial to the customer to pass their details to third party service suppliers, from which a referral fee may be obtained. There is no requirement or indeed obligation to use these recommended suppliers or services.

Stamp duty due

Based on a sale price of £80,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:


Last updated: The calculator has been updated to reflect changes in stamp duty following the Mini Budget on 23rd September 2022.

* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.

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Further Details

  • Status: Sold STC
  • Tenure: Leasehold
  • Tags: Parking and/or Driveway, Retirement
  • Reference: 554032