2 bedroom Apartment in London
146 The Water Gardens, London, W2 2DE
- Property Type: Apartment
- Contract Type: Conditional
Guide Price* £750,000+ plus fees
This two bedroomed apartment is located in the sought after Hyde Park Estate. Arranged on the 16th floor, the property offers far reaching views, ample space and a private balcony. The property also benefits from concierge, lift and residential gardens The Water Gardens is situated within the prestigious Hyde Park Estate and benefits from a secure, gated, private development with concierge, lifts and unusually large yet stylish communal gardens, which features a koi carp pond.
The accommodation consists of dual aspect reception room with high ceilings, built-in aquarium, large private balcony; kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms (one en suite).
The Water Gardens is located in the heart of the Hyde Park Estate with the local amenities of Connaught Street nearby. The beautiful open spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are also easily accessed. Lancaster Gate underground (Central line) and Paddington mainline (Network Rail and Heathrow Express) and underground (Bakerloo, Circle, District and Hammersmith and City lines) stations are all within close proximity. Cambridge Square is also perfectly positioned for the arrival of Crossrail in 2021 which will provide fast commutes into the City and Canary Wharf.
Note: The buyers fee is £2,400 inc VAT
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 through SDL Property Auctions’ website on their home page. The auction date applicable for the property is displayed under the property details section of 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 (Knight Frank) which are available on SDL Property Auctions’ website.
Auction type- Conditional
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 and deposit. 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.
The following non-refundable fees apply: • Reservation Fee- payable immediately when the auction ends. The value of this fee will be listed against the property details, inclusive of VAT. The Reservation Fee does not contribute to the purchase price. There may be additional fees listed in the Special Conditions of Sale, which will be available to view within the legal pack. You must read the Special Conditions carefully before bidding. Any additional fees are included at the seller’s discretion, not on the instruction of SDL Property Auctions, and will be in addition to any fees payable. SDL Property Auctions has limited control over the content of the Special Conditions of Sale.
You are required to pay a non-refundable 10% deposit, subject to a minimum of £5,000. The deposit will be payable immediately after the auction and will be held as security by SDL Property Auctions. This will be passed to your solicitor on exchange of contracts. In the event that exchange of contracts does not take place and the sale cannot proceed, the balance of the deposit will be payable to the seller.
Applicable fees must be paid immediately after a winning bid has been placed. Payment by cash or cheque will not be accepted. Prior to the auction, you will receive an email from the auctioneer to register your card details with 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 a representative of the auctioneer to make payment. If you cannot be contacted within 24 hours after the auction ends, the auctioneer reserves the right to charge your card.
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 via SDL Property Auctions’ website by searching for the property. Once on the property details page, there is a 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.
To register to bid on the property, visit SDL Property Auctions’ website and submit your remote bid. The lot number can be found against the Lot Details of the property. Prospective bidders 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.
Date 31st March 2021
Venue Knight Frank Auction
The auction will be conducted by SDL Property Auctions auctioneer Andrew Parker, behind closed doors and broadcast live online with remote bidding only. Please CLICK HERE to submit a bid.
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