A 16th century servant’s house built near the Royal town of Sutton Coldfield is appearing at Bond Wolfe’s next auction on Wednesday 14 December, with a guide price* of just £1.
The tall and narrow High Heath Cottage on Withy Hill Road, once known locally as “Mutton’s Castle”, is located between Moor Hall Hotel and Bassetts Pole.
Now Grade II-listed, the property is one of a number of stone houses of a kind not found anywhere else in England and was built by John Harman, who became Bishop Vesey, a keen local benefactor.
Bishop Vesey is said to have built more than 50
Auction House sales soar 10% in most challenging market for 15 years – as stamp duty cuts are set to stay until 2025.
Auction House UK, the country’s largest property auctioneer, has sold a total of 3,369 lots so far this year – a full 10% above the figure achieved for the same period in 2021.
The group’s success rate has also remained steady at 80% for the year to date, with the total money raised for clients standing at over £534m (£534,017,610) – up on the £520m (£520,167,529) raised at this stage last year.
Auction House Managing Director Jeremy Prior said: “Despite
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Located in Louth in Lincolnshire, the Nuclear Bunker offers one lucky buyer to acquire a piece of British war history. Constructed in the late 1950s, the site was originally designed to provide protection for three observers to survive a nuclear attack, with food and water provided for fourteen days. Within this time, they were expected to report on any nuclear bursts and report on the fall out of an attack.
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Auction House London warns there are clear signs the property market is cooling off with the economic uncertainty.
Auctioneers at Auction House London say the number of bidders taking part in auctions has dropped fast over the last four months. At its recent sale (Wednesday 26 October 2022), the number of bidders was down by 300. Despite this change the sale was a success raising more than £26m (£26,050,000) with 80% of lots sold.
Sutton Kersh Auctions are celebrating their 20th anniversary this month and what a way to celebrate it with an auction selling over £6 million pounds worth of property.
This is the business's sixth auction of the year and has so far seen a total of 449 properties sold by Sutton Kersh Auctions.Founder of Sutton Kersh Auctions, James Kersh, used to work in commercial property and spotted a huge gap in the market. He found himself becoming frustrated with the time it took for deals to exchange and was always fascinated by auctions because the transaction seemed much more transparent and
An unusual Grade II-listed commercial property in Tewkesbury town centre currently hosting a charity serving youth across Gloucestershire is at Bond Wolfe’s next auction on Thursday 27 October.
The four-story freehold investment at 152 High Street is noted by Historic England as a “lofty, narrow-frontage house” which is a “characteristic example of late 18th century refacing” on an earlier building.
The property, which has Flemish-bond brickwork, a nine-pane sash window and shaped gable with fluted keystone and cornice, comes with a guide price* of £168,000+.
SDL Property Auctions have continued their record of keeping the market moving with their most recent National Property Auction. Impressive results were secured across the country with millions being generated for sellers as a range of residential and commercial property opportunities went under the hammer.
One of the stand out lots of the day was 11 Alexander Drive in Altrincham, Manchester (pictured). Set in a popular residential location with close proximity to the city centre, this three bedroomed semi-detached property, was in need of full renovation and upgrading but offered great
A substantial Victorian town house in Leamington Spa is set to see competitive bidding at Bond Wolfe’s next auction on Thursday 27 October.
The four-bedroomed property at 1-1A Spencer Street, which benefits from planning permission to create a five-bedroomed house of multiple occupation (HMO), has a guide price* of £675,000+.
The freehold lot is in a central location fronting Spencer Street, near to where it merges with Avenue Road, and is within easy walking distance of shops, bars and restaurants in The Parade.
Ian Tudor, joint managing director – auctions at Bond
A “Market-leading” success rate of 85% saw 123 lots sold from 145 offered at Bond Wolfe’s latest auction, with more than £20.2 million raised in sales.
A total of 15,121 viewers logged in to watch the popular auction live on 16 September, with 1,000-plus registered bidders.
The interest in the run-up to the auction was also once again high with 508,483 website page views, 120,106 video tours watched and 29,008 legal documents downloaded.
Gurpreet Bassi, chief executive of Bond Wolfe, said: “We are delighted to have continued our market-leading success rate at what was our fifth