NOT put off by getting a fright in the night? You might want to check out this spooky abandoned house which has gone up for sale for £750,000.
The 18th century hall in Powys, Wales appears as though it has been left untouched for decades – with furniture covered in what looks like years’ worth of dust.
The four-bed Victorian house sits in 17 acres of land that includes an orchard and a farmyard.
A lot of the original features have been kept in place throughout the house – such as a mosaic floor in the hallway, stained glass windows in the porch and the servants bell in the kitchen.
Trinkets can even be seen on the cupboards, and a grandfather clock stands in the hallway.
Old paintings hang on the walls, and there’s a rickety staircase leading up to what might have been the old maid’s quarters of the house.
There’s two reception rooms, a kitchen and a bathroom too – but even if you’re not easily spooked by the interiors, you might be by the level of work that needs doing to it.
The estate agents, Morris Marshall and Poole with Norman Lloyd, say the property requires “general modernisation and renovation”.
The walls in some of the rooms look like they have mould growing on them and the paint looks like it has fallen off a lot of the walls too.
It looks like condensation has formed on many of the windows – which could mean it’s not as well insulated and could cost a lot keeping it heated.
It’s on the market for £750,000 – but before you splash out, make sure you pay for a home survey.
This gives a detailed inspection into the condition of the property and highlights any major repair work that is needed.
You can get an idea of whether you’ll have enough cash to do it up – and whether its worth it – by having one done.
The most basic home survey costs £300, but they can cost at least £500 for the most extensive survey, which is a building survey.
Morris, Marshall and Poole with Norman Lloyd partner Rob Hudson said: “While the property needs modernising, it provides a new buyer with a chance renovate the hall back to its original glory.
“It’s size and location make it a good family home with plenty of outdoor space, including 17 acres of land.”
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