Home in Bolton goes on sale for same price as a GARAGE in London… but it needs a little work


A HOME in Bolton has gone on sale for the same price as a garage in London – but it needs a bit of work.

The two-bedroom terraced property in Burnden, Greater Manchester, is going under the hammer for a guide price of £35,000.

The 2-bedroom home - valued at £35,000 - is the cheapest in Greater Manchester, according to Zoopla

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The 2-bedroom home – valued at £35,000 – is the cheapest in Greater Manchester, according to ZooplaCredit: Zoopla
It  is in desperate need of a refurb but would be the perfect project for DYI homemakers

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It is in desperate need of a refurb but would be the perfect project for DYI homemakersCredit: Zoopla

It comes as a garage in Croydon, South London, is selling for around the same price.

The Manchester homes has a hall, reception room and kitchen on the ground floor while the first floor sees a landing, two bedrooms and a bathroom.

The leasehold is double-glazed and boasts of a back yard but it is in serious need of a major refurb.

Pictures advertised on Zoopla, a price comparison platform for homes, shows paint falling from the ceiling and walls.

Both bedrooms have wooden slats as flooring while most of the paint inside has peeled off, leaving a ghastly grey finish.

Meanwhile, the hallway is painted pink and the bathroom, which has a modern shower/bath installation, is urgent need to a lift.

According the Zoopla, the property is the cheapest in Greater Manchester and goes on auction on September 9 at 9am.

This comes as a garage in Croydon is selling for £29,995.

Agents Bromley Property Company describe the stowaway shack as a “fantastic garage” with “a back pitched roof in a Residential Gated compound with security cameras 20 mins walk to Eden Park”.

A garage in Romford, Essex, is selling for £24,000 while a lock up garage in the well-to-do area of St John’s Wood is on the market for £100,000.

A gated underground parking space in fancy Knightsbridge is selling for £250,000.

Agents Nicolas Van Patrick say the parking spot comes with a “fob access, CCTV, parking attendant, water and electricity”.

The lucky buyer will need to fork out £1280 per annum in service charges.

Most of the walls have lost their paint bar the hallway, which has a stale pink colour

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Most of the walls have lost their paint bar the hallway, which has a stale pink colourCredit: Zoopla
The house is going under the hammer on September 9

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The house is going under the hammer on September 9Credit: Zoopla
A garage in London's well-to-do area of St John's Wood is selling for £100,000

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A garage in London’s well-to-do area of St John’s Wood is selling for £100,000Credit: Zoopla
This £3.5m five-bedroom house complete with a lift could be yours for £10

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