Smith and Sons has revealed details of its latest auction catalogue, comprising 31 lots, including a home of national interest amongst the artistic community, ‘Rons Place’. 

The online auction will be taking place on the 1stMarch and viewings are currently underway on all of the properties.

A lot of huge interest is 8 Silverdale Road Oxton, a large double fronted Edwardian home in the heart of Oxton. It is currently in four flats and  is guided at £325,000.The ground floor flat is Rons Place, a home for many years of a local artist  who turned the space into a living gallery and the property will be sold with the artwork intact. Alternatively, it could be returned to a lovely 5/6 bedroomed family home.

Other quality lots include Barnston Road in Thingwall, athree bedroomed semi-detached house situated in a popular semi-rural position offering huge potential to upgrade, extend and modernise and is guided at £195,000 - £220,000. A cottage  in Neston is attracting  interest and there are also a number of excellent commercial opportunities.

Chris Johnson, Auctioneer at Smith and Sons said: “This is undoubtedly going to be a really interesting auction with some fantastic properties and one very unique home in particular.”

He added: “We are seeing a good level of interest in these lots despite some negative press comments regarding the state of the housing market. There is still good demand particularly for houses needing refurbishment which provide potential for a profit on resale or a high yielding investment.

“Our lettings department are reporting high demand for each property which comes available to rent and now is still an excellent time to enter the buy to let market or indeed build on an existing portfolio.”

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