Inside the Birmingham house up for sale for £10,000 - but no one can enter

A family home in Birmingham is being sold for just £10,000 - but potential buyers are not allowed in for viewings

A family home in Birmingham has gone on the market for just £10,000 - but it’s so mouldy buyers are not allowed inside for viewings.

The three-bed semi-detached property in Northfield boasts plenty of space, as well as a large wrap-around garden.

It stands in Fairway, close to the A38, just seven miles from the city centre and two miles from the picturesque Lickey Hills Country Park and golf course.

But the reason for its low value is immediately obvious from the collection of grim pictures inside.

Sad images show the property covered in mould, broken furniture, grimy curtains and rotting rubbish strewn across every room.

The wallpaper in the kitchen is peeling and stained and the ceiling appears to have partially caved in.

Old black-and-white photographs hang on the walls and piles of dirty clothes have been left on the bannister and chairs.

The sorry state of the corner-plot property means it is not safe for people to enter for a viewing.

It is being sold by Bond Wolfe Commercial Auctions with a starting price of just £10,000.

Despite the dismal condition of the house, it could be a bargain compared to nearby properties which sell for more than £300,000.

The house has a hallway, lounge diner and kitchen on the ground floor with three bedrooms, a bathroom and an attic upstairs.

The derelict house has a big garden which is overgrown and has ten years left on a 99-year lease.

The estate agent’s blurb states: “The auctioneers were unable to inspect the property internally and therefore the accommodation details should not be relied upon.

“There is extensive mould present in this property and due to the condition there will be no internal access prior to the auction sale.”

However, on a more upbeat note, the description goes on to say: “The property has the benefits of gas fired central heating and double glazing, however it is in need of full renovation works.” The house will go under the hammer on February 8.

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