Lot 02 Hanham Lock Cottage, Durley Lane, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2AJ

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Property Summary
  • On the instructions of the Canal & River Trust
  • Freehold former lock keeper's cottage
  • Three bedrooms
  • Adjacent to the River Avon
  • Refurbishment opportunity
  • Vacant possession
  • Completion shall be 7 weeks from exchange



Keynsham lies about 5 miles south east of Bristol and 7 miles north west of Bath, both of which can be accessed via the A4 (Bath Road). The M4 motorway lies to the north, which can be accessed via junction 18 or junction 19 via the A4174 and M32 motorway. Keynsham railway station provides regional rail services as well as direct services to London Paddington with a journey time of about 1 hour 30 minutes.

The property is situated on the south bank of the River Avon to the north of the town centre. It is accessed via Durley Lane, which runs north from Durley Hill with the property being situated at the very end of the access road leading from Durley Lane, adjacent to Hanham Lock.


A detached building of traditional construction beneath a pitched roof that was formerly a lock keeper's cottage. The building is elevated from the river accessed via steps from the front but with step free access to the rear. On the ground floor the accommodation comprises a lounge, second reception room/dining room, bathroom, separate WC, kitchen with walk in pantry and a utility room. An open wooden staircase leads to the first floor, which provides two double bedrooms and a single bedroom. Attached to the side of the property is a single storey garage/workshop and external WC. The property extends to approximately 127.00 sq m (1,367 sq ft) and is in need of complete refurbishment.

VAT Not Applicable.
Property Table
Hanham Lock CottageGround floor - lounge, second reception room/dining room, bathroom, separate WC, Kitchen with walk in pantry, utility room
First floor - two double bedrooms, one single bedroom
External - Garage/workshop, WC
127.00 sq m (1,367 sq ft)

The auctioneers have not measured the property. Floor areas have been obtained from the EPC register


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