Britain’s ‘cheapest house’ with its own garden & huge living room is on sale for just £4k – but you’ll have to be quick

BRITAIN’S “cheapest house” with its own garden and a huge living room is on sale for just £4,000 but you will have to be quick.

The mid-terraced, located in the village of Chopwell, near Newcastle is available for vacant possession.

The back yard area needs a little work


The back yard area needs a little workCredit: Jam Press/BP Auctions, Birmingha
The bathroom also needs sprucing


The bathroom also needs sprucingCredit: Jam Press/BP Auctions, Birmingha
The front of the terraced home


The front of the terraced homeCredit: Jam Press/BP Auctions, Birmingha
The spacious lounge


The spacious loungeCredit: Jam Press/BP Auctions, Birmingha

It’s set to be sold via online auction by BP Auctions, Birmingham with bidding closing on July 10.

The house features a spacious living room, a kitchen leading to a backyard, a bathroom and two bedrooms.

And, although its current state of interiors may leave a lot to desired, with a lick of paint could easily make this house a home.

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This property would suit a professional or a family too, with the agent describing the house as an “excellent investment property.”

The house also holds an energy performance rating of E.
The property is close to Northumbria University and has three stations nearby.

It isn’t far from the city centre either, meaning you really are close to the hustle and bustle.

If a family was also set to take on the home, it’s nestled between four schools with Ofsted reports ranging from being labelled good to outstanding – a win-win.

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To bag the bargain you must be pre-registered to bid via BP Auctions’ website reports Luxury Property News.

I pay £542 in rent for a huge council house with a garden – people are stunned at how cheap it is but there’s a reason it’s a bargain

With viewing of the property only being available by appointment only.

Just beware of the hidden administration charge which comes to £1,400 which is to be paid when contracts are exchanged.

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