Clive Emson Auctioneers September sale preview

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A semi-detached bungalow needing improvement in a popular area of Ilford is set to go under the auctioneer’s gavel later this month. (wed 20 sept)

Levett Gardens Clive Emson AuctionTwo-bedroom 37 Levett Gardens in Seven Kings is among 178 lots in the latest auction being held by one of the top five property auctioneers in the UK, Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers.

It is listed with a freehold guide price of £465,000-plus at the firm’s auction which ends on Wednesday 20 September.

The bungalow and garage, located in a much sought after part of South Ilford, is within close proximity of Ilford and Barking town centres with their mainline railway stations.

This established residential area is between South Park Drive and Goodmayes Lane, which offers local shopping facilities and schooling.


Senior Auction Appraiser Russell Hawkes said: “Although the property requires some minor refurbishment, it is considered there may be potential to extend the accommodation to the rear and into the roof space, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.”

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In nearby Woodford Green and end-terrace house with double garage requiring modernisation is freehold guided £325,000 to £350,000 with vacant possession. [pic attached]

End-terrace 33 Crown Hill Road is situated in an established and popular area, close to local schools and recreational areas.

Russell added: “Now in need of updating and modernising, it is considered to have potential for creative investors looking for a refurbishment project.”

In addition to the family sized accommodation, there is a ground floor shower room, a basement area for extra storage, side access and a double garage located at the bottom of the garden.

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A semi-detached house needing improvement in a sought-after area of Leigh-on-Sea is coming up for auction.

Three-bedroom 165 Highlands Boulevard is listed with a freehold guide price of £400,000-plus and vacant possession. [pic attached]

Director & Auctioneer Kevin Gilbert said: “Situated in one of Leigh-on-Sea's most sought after areas is this semi-detached house in need of improvement.

“We are anticipating strong interest from potential owner-occupiers or investors who may wish to let out the property to generate a good income.”

Local shopping and public transport is located a short distance away at the junction of Sutherland Boulevard and London Road, with convenient road links to the A127/A130 to the north and Old Leigh/Leigh Broadway to the south.

The property has double glazing and a gas heating system via radiators. The front garden has off-street parking and side access leading to rear garden. There is a covered lean-to area just off the dining room.

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A retail unit in Southend city centre which generates £32,500 per annum in rent is being offered as an investment opportunity with a freehold guide price of £300,000-plus.

Ground floor 11 High Street, currently let to Betfred Bookmakers is located in an established pedestrianised shopping parade in close to the seafront. [pic attached]

It is among other well-known trading business such as Costa Coffee and Boots. Southend Central railway station is a short walking distance offering regular C2C services.

Senior Auction Appraiser Russell Hawkes said: “We see this as an excellent investment opportunity.”

Tenure is the remainder of a 994-year lease from December 1954.


A detached bungalow with a conservatory but needing improvement in nearby Hadleigh is also listed at the auction.

Detached 43 Hadleigh Park Avenue has a freehold guide price of £250,000-plus and vacant possession.

Situated in a popular residential location near South Benfleet, this detached bungalow is well placed for local shops and amenities, transportation links and vehicular access to the A13, A130 and the A127.

Senior Auction Appraiser Russell Hawkes said: “The property requires a programme of modernisation and improvement but does have an attached garage with separate driveway, replacement double glazed windows, electric heating and a conservatory.”

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A two-bedroom terraced house needing improvement at 345 Central Avenue, Southend, is freehold guided £190,000-plus with vacant possession.

The two-storey house is situated in an established and convenient area of Southend, near to the junction of Hamstel Road and in close proximity to local shopping, local schools and public transport.

More comprehensive shopping facilities are located west towards Southend town centre, and the nearest railway stations are Southend East (C2C services) and Southend Victoria (Greater Anglia services).

Kevin added: “Although in need of a refurbishment, the house does have double glazing and a gas heating system via radiators.”

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A detached two-bedroom period cottage in a popular residential location of Chelmsford is set to go under the auctioneer’s gavel.

Rose Cottage at 1 Seven Ash Green in Springfield is offered jointly with Bartlett Hammond and listed with a freehold guide price of £355,000-plus. [pic attached]

Regional Director & Auctioneer Paul Bridgeman said: “This characterful cottage dates back to the 17th century this is the first time in almost 40 years that it is to be sold.

“It has many character features, including fireplaces and an externally protruding bread oven. The property needs some improvement and modernisation and decoration according to taste.”

Rose Cottage is well placed for access to Chelmsford city centre, with its comprehensive High Street shopping, bars, restaurants, recreational facilities and transportation links including mainline rail service to London (Liverpool Street).

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In the nearby popular village of Little Waltham, a three-bedroom terrace house needing repair is offered with a freehold guide price of £300,000 to £310,000.

Mid-terrace 74 Brook Hill is an extended two-storey house approximately four miles north of Chelmsford City Centre.

There are a number of local amenities, including nursery and primary schools, doctor’s surgery with pharmacy, village green with cricket ground, gastro pub and golf course, nearby.

Chelmsford city centre offers excellent High Street shopping, bars, restaurants, recreational facilities and transportation links including mainline rail service to London (Liverpool Street) in approximately 35 minutes.

Paul added: “The property is presented in good condition with fitted kitchen, oil heating system via radiators, double glazed windows and gardens to the front and rear. However, it does need some repairs.

“We have been advised by the seller that the cost of the repair is expected to be in the region of £2,000, however, interested parties must rely on their own enquiries.”

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Clive Emson Auctioneers holds auctions eight times a year offering specialist advice for auction purposes with offices in Essex, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and the West Country, selling with skill, speed and efficiency.

Bidding for the current auction, the sixth of eight this year, goes live on Monday 18 September and ends on Wednesday 20 September.

See for more details.