For Sale

Property Summary

To be sold by modern method of Auction. Please contact SDL Auctions for further information. A rare opportunity to acquire a detached period cottage situated on the outskirts of a desirable Lincolnshire Wolds village. The property requires a scheme of modernisation and renovation but enjoys fantastic views of open countryside and stands in grounds of approximately 4.5 acres STS which includes gardens and paddocks. EPC Rating E

Full Details

Tetford is a Lincolnshire Wolds village which is in a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is some 6.5 miles north east of the town of Horncastle and 10 miles south of the larger town of Louth. Local amenities include a Primary School, Public House, Doctors' Surgery, Church and Village Hall.
The property is located on the north eastern edge of the village at the junction with Church Lane and Clay Lane.

With part glazed front door.

LOUNGE (3.83m min x 3.84m)
With tiled fireplace, radiator, sash window and glazed double doors to garden.

WET ROOM (2.36m x 2.63m)
With part tiled walls, Mira shower, w/c., washbasin, tiled floor, radiator, extractor fan.

DINING ROOM (3.90m x 3.80m)
With tiled fireplace, radiator, sash window.

KITCHEN (3.72m x 3.50m min)
With gas fire and back central heating boiler, built-in alcove cupboard, stainless steel sink and drainer, stairs to first floor, electric meter and consumer unit cupboard.


PANTRY (2.90m x 2.38m)
With shelving.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING (4.43m max x 3.99m)
(measurements incorporating staircase)
With sash window and radiator. Door to:-

BEDROOM ONE (4.61m max x 4.00mm)
With radiator and sash window, access to roof space, doors to box room and ensuite.

BEDROOM TWO (4.14m max x 3.86m)
(measurements into chimney recess)
With central heating control panel, sash window, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

BOX ROOM (2.42m max x 2.53m)
(measurements into sloping ceiling)

ENSUITE BATHROOM (3.08m x 2.41m max)
(measurements into sloping ceiling)
With panel bath, washbasin, w/c., radiator.

The gardens surrounding the house include a brick built former cattle store (now dilapidated), concrete sectional single garage with asbestos cement corrugated roof and driveway.
The grass paddock adjoins the properties gardens on its north and eastern sides and includes a small electrical substation to which we are informed the owner receives an annual wayleave payment of £17.00. A footpath runs alongside the driveway and continues northwards through the rear paddock (see map for route of footpath)


We are informed by the sellers that the property has mains water, electricity and gas. Non mains drainage which the sellers believe to be a cesspit.

Council Tax Band
According to the Valuation Office Agency's website, the property is currently in council tax band D.

Local Authority
East Lindsey District Council,
Tedder Hall,
Manby Park,
LN11 8UP
Tel. No. 01507 601 111

Please Note:-
Prospective purchasers are advised to discuss any particular points likely to affect their interest in the property with one of our property consultants who have seen the property in order that you do not make a wasted journey.

Auction Method:
The auction for this property will be conducted online through our online-bidding platform. This is a "Timed Auction", so there are no other lots being sold alongside this property. This auction is live and will finish on -----------------------------------

To register to bid on the property, search for the lot on SDL website. Click onto the property, follow the link to "login/register to bid" and you will then be directed to create an account with the online-bidding platform provider, EIG.

The time slot for the auction is displayed on SDL Auctions' website. To view this, search for the property on their website. Then click onto the property to view the property details. The time remaining to bid and end date of the auction is displayed on the page.
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 Auctions' Buyers Terms (England & Wales) which are available on SDL Auctions website.

Auction Fees
The following non-refundable fees apply:
Buyer's Fee - payable on exchange of contracts. 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 Buyer's Fee is subject always to a minimum of £6,000 (including VAT). The Buyer's Fee does not contribute to the purchase price. On exchange of contracts, you must pay a non-refundable deposit equal to 5% of the actual purchase price of the property, subject to a minimum of £5,000. The deposit contributes towards the purchase price.

On exchange of contracts, you must pay a non-refundable deposit equal to 5% of the actual purchase price of the property, subject to a minimum of £5,000. The deposit contributes towards the purchase price.

Conditional Online Auction Procedure
Every online bidder on SDL Auctions must first create an account at This is a very quick and simple process. In order to bid, you will need to be authorised for money laundering purposes, this will be carried out at the registration stage. This check will leave a soft footprint on your credit report (but it should not affect your credit rating). The registration process also requires card details to be entered, however the card will not be processed unless you are the successful bidder.

Once you have registered, you will be able to search, download legal documents, arrange site viewings and contact the Auctioneers and the solicitors if you have queries on the property.

If you are the successful bidder, at the end of the specified time period, you'll enter into a reservation agreement with the seller and have 56 days within which to exchange and complete. If you fail to do so, you may lose your reservation fee. During the 56 day reservation period, the seller is not able to accept other offers.

The sale of each Lot is subject to a reservation fee of 4.8% Inc VAT or 4.2% Inc

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.
To view the legal pack, first search for the property on SDL Auctions' website and click onto the property to view the property details. There will be a sub-heading "Legal Documents". Underneath this, you will be prompted to "Log in to view the legal documents. Follow this link, 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. 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.

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Little London, Tetford

£275,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 6870
  • Type: Detached
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2

Property Features

  • Lounge
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry
  • Wet Room
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Box Room
  • Bathroom
  • Paddocks
  • EPC Rating E
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