Three-bedroom house on sale for just £20,000 – because it’s so messy

Three-bedroom house on sale for just £20,000 – because it’s so messy

The average house price in the UK has now reached £270,000 according to new data but there’s great value to be found inLeicestershire, east Midlands – but you’ll have to be good at shovelling rubbish

A family home has hit the market for just £20,000 and you can get the keys at the knock-down price because it’s packed full of rubbish and clutter.

The messy bargain comes as house prices in the UK have reached £270,000, according to latest reports.

This mid-terrace resembles a dumping ground – and it was just too much for its previous owner to live in.

Prospective buyers get the real shock when they look inside – but it’s sure to catch the eye due to it’s below-market value price tag.

There is wallpaper hanging off the walls in most of the rooms and junk scattered across all the floors.

The living room looks blackened from the fireplace and still has paperwork strewn across the coffee table and washing hanging up to dry.

One of the two kitchens has dirty pots and pans and crockery on the side and unfinished food on the shelves.

The bathroom has a mirror hanging off the wall and the tub is full of clutter.

One of the bedrooms has drawers removed from furniture and there is a TV left on the ground.

The garden is also a dumping ground for unwanted waste.

The house in Leicester is going up for auction on December 17 with a guide price of £20,000.

It is going under the hammer with SDL Property Auctions and is being advertised on Rightmove.

The listing doesn’t hold anything back and reads: “The property is in need of complete renovation.

“And currently has three bedroom areas, two kitchen areas, a living room, upstairs bathroom, open attic and a basement.”

One viewer joked: “One previous owner. Who spontaneously combusted?”

Another quipped: “If I find the body can I keep the teeth?”

HM Land Registry UK House Price Index report data found there has been an annual increase of 11.8 percent with the average UK property valued at £269,945 in September.

The North West reported the greatest growth rate – rising by 5.3 percent.

It has been claimed that there could be around 1.2 million property sales in 2022, 20 percent fewer than the 1.5 million seen this year.