Home-hunters surprised over state of £300,000 “sh**gap” property on the market

HOUSE-HUNTERS have been left surprised after recognizing the state of a £300,000 property that has been put available on the market.

The three-bedroom property in Orpington, south-east London was described by brokers promoting the property as simply “requiring modernisation” – regardless of the home wanting utterly trashed.

Photographs of the semi-detached home present a crumbling exterior with boarded up home windows and garbage scattered throughout the entrance drive.

The house on the market has been left in a state of disrepair. Credit score: Barnard Marcus

Contained in the kitchen seems to have been utterly ransacked with cabinet doorways lacking, electrics ripped from the partitions, and the complete worktops and flooring lined in rubble and garbage.

A mattress lays within the midst of chaos within the desecrated front room the place holes have been ripped by the partitions.

Mud, paper, rubble and glass from the smashed home windows lay throughout the soiled flooring.

The bedrooms upstairs have holes within the floorboards which have been ripped up and brackets throughout the home windows.

The cistern of the bathroom has additionally been destroyed and it seems the glass on the entrance of the bathe has been smashed.

And the overgrown backyard space is in properly want of some TLC and a skip to do away with all of the discarded gadgets.

The property was listed for public sale final month with an eye-watering information worth of £300,000 however went unsold.

On-line browsers took to social media to touch upon the excessive price ticket, with many describing the property as a “sh**gap”.

Living room
The lounge has a discarded mattress in addition to holes within the wall. Credit score: Barnard Marcus

One stated: “£300,000 for a home that wants intensive work and is clearly in a tough space? The home subsequent door can be a sh**gap, nobody would wish to dwell there.”

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One other stated: “I admire the arrow telling me which one of many two s**t gap properties I’d be shopping for.”

A 3rd stated: “It’s a road with a large traveller camp at one finish. I used to be trying to purchase within the space 20 years in the past and bought despatched down there by property brokers and many of the homes had been burnt out.”

One other stated: “Folks should strive although the subsequent door seems to be prefer it has new home windows.”

Auctioneers Barnard Marcus describe the home on-line as: Freehold two ground semi-detached home requiring modernisation,

“Full vacant possession.”

They added: “Potential purchasers and bidders attend properties solely at their very own threat.

“Specific care must be taken when accessing cellars, attics, exterior grounds and outbuildings and limits.

“All non-conducted inspections of vacant websites must be made in sunlight hours solely and entry into such websites is solely on the viewers threat.”