Properties up for auction with tempting guide prices

These two homes are set to go under the hammer

Byram Park Avenue, under the hammer with Auction House

Byram Park Avenue, Byram

Guide price: £80,000 to £90,000

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Contact: Auction House, tel: 0113 398 3482,

Ten Gables, up for auction with

This chalet-style property is in Byram, between Leeds and Selby, is coming under the hammer at the Auction House sale on September 7 and there is an open viewing on September 2 at 2.15pm.

The three bedroom, semi-detached house is in need of some modernisation but has  double glazing and central heating .

The Auction House brochure says it should appeal to “local residents and renovators alike” as it has a lot of potential. There is scope to convert the garage into additional living space and/or extend above it to create further bedrooms. 
The guide price looks tempting as the adjoining well-presented and extended semi-detached property sold for £159,995 just 18 months ago. The house has a porch, sitting room, dining area, kitchen and sun room. On the first floor, there are three bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside, there is a driveway leading to the garage, along with gardens to the front and rear of the property.

Purchasers will be required to pay an administration charge of 0.6 per cent of the purchase price subject to a minimum of £600. In addition to this buyers fee there will be a Search Pack Fee of £200.

Ten Gables, up for auction with

Ten Gables, Bridlington Road, Driffield

Guide price £400,000 to £450,000

Contact: Hunters, tel: 01904 621026,

This beautiful Victorian property comes with a two bedroom annexe and outline planning permission for a separate dwelling in the grounds. It is up for auction with Hunters on September 14.

The house is on the outskirts of Driffield. Originally built as a cottage hospital in 1873, it was turned into a house then a nursing home. The owners bought it in 1995 and transformed it into a family home. It has an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, snug, gym, kitchen, breakfast room, utility room and shower room. Upstairs, there is are seven bedrooms and six bathrooms. The annexe has a living kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside, there are gardens, a garage and parking.

The Hunters auction at York racecourse on September 14.