Three-bedroom family home could yours before Christmas for just £10,000

 With the average price of a house in the UK setting you back £234,853, potential buyers could snap up a Christmas bargain next month as a family home goes under auction for just £10,000  The three bedroom house, described as a “rural family home with development potential”, is due to go under the hammer on December 11   But according to the auctioneers, Bond Wolfe Auctions’, the buyers can expect some “strong bidding” for the property in Overseal, reports Derbyshire Live  The sellers say potential buyers would need to give the property plenty care and attention  Or they could even it bulldoze it to make way for a new home, subject to planning permission of course – which is why the guide price is so low    Photographs of the house show it has a large but overgrown driveway and front garden  Its living room has a built-in fireplace and cream walls and a few dark wooden shelves but with a dirty brown carpet  One bedroom has dirty blue carpet with comes with fitted drawers and cupboards.  Due to its condition and price, the auctioneers expect some strong bidding when the property goes under the hammer on December 11, a spokesman for the auctioneer said    A second bedroom has similar blue carpet, while the third bedroom has light brown carpet  The bathroom is relatively modern with new flooring and white tiles.  The fitted kitchen boasts an oven and several cupboards    Gurpreet Bassi, chief executive of Bond Wolfe Auctions, said: “This semi-detached property lies in a great countryside location and could be one of the bargain finds of the year for the right buyer  “It obviously either needs some care and attention to restore its fortunes as a lovely place to live in, or it could be suitable as a potential development investment, subject to planning permission  “Bidders are also likely to be attracted by the fact that the popular Conkers outdoor pursuits centre is less than one-and-a-half miles away  The property stands back from the road behind a driveway and front garden It has a traditional lay-out of rooms and benefits from two shower rooms with toilets, gas-fired central heating system and UPVC double glazing  Mr Bassi added: “This is a great little lot that will catch the eye of potential owners with either its original use or a completely new life in mind, and we expect some strong bidding ” Anyone interested in the auction or with properties for sale in future auctions should email [email protected] com, call 0121 312 1212 or visit

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