Yours for 10k: The five bedroom terraced property on Hyde Road, Gorton, will go under the hammer next month with cheap jerseys auctioneers saying it http://www.cheapjerseys11.com/ could be one of the cheapest they’ve ever sold.
12:30, 24 NOV 2012Updated18:08, 10 JAN 2013Terraced house in Gorton
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It’s so dilapidated you can’t even get inside for a viewing but for just you could get your hands on Manchester’s cheapest house.
The five bedroom terraced property on Hyde Road, Gorton, will go under the hammer next month with auctioneers saying it could be one of the cheapest they’ve ever sold.
If sold for the reserve price of the house would be 25 times cheaper than the average UK house price of and 15 times less than the Manchester average.
The average price for a house on Hyde Road over the last five years has been
The run down three storey property is currently believed to be the cheapest house on the market in the north west.
Its interior remains a mystery with the structure deemed so unsafe vendors have been unable to gain access to the property.
The windows and doors are boarded up, the roof is partially collapsed and overgrown ivy has apparently caused damage to the outside walls.
But Louise McDonald, head of auction services at Edward Mellor Auctioneers, believes the sale could represent a rare bargain.
She said: “As a project it is definitely not for the faint hearted.
“It’s not safe so we don’t know what’s inside in terms of fixtures and fittings or even furniture.
“But although it requires extensive work, for an experienced property developer it’s a unique opportunity to acquire a very good sized house.”
Neighbours say they would welcome the long awaited sale of the former council property.
Omar Zaman, 33, of Hyde Road, said: “It’s a real mess on the outside and I think it brings the rest of the road down. It can give people a bad impression of the area.
“I’ve been here a few years and I’ve seen it get worse and worse. They had to board it up because vandals had smashed the windows and broken in.”
In March a house in Ferryhill Station, County Durham became the cheapest property sold since the housing boom of the mid 2000s when it was purchased for
The reserve means the house, which is thought to be split into two flats, must be sold at the auction if someone can meet the price tag.