Most Expensive Auction Properties of the Month – February

Take a look at the auctions properties commanding the highest asking prices across the UK this month.

The lots we have selected range from an investment opportunity involving 20 flats in Newcastle Upon Tyne to an elegant townhouse in Frognal, London. Read on to discover the high end properties that could soon be yours.

20 Self-Contained Flats, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

(For Sale with Allsop Auctions)

20 Self-Contained Flats in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, For Sale with Allsop Auctions for a Guide Price of £2,200,000 (February 2023)

This arrangement of leasehold flats includes 19 one-bed apartments and one two-bed apartment. The lease on each flat is 125 years – lasting up until December 2141. The lot’s current ground rent is £275 p/a.

Located within easy reach of a range of amenities – such as retail outlets, eateries and plenty of green spaces, including the Rising Sun Countryside Centre and Springfield Park – the property is just over a 15 minute drive, or a half hour bus ride, from Newcastle City Centre. It’s also just 0.7 miles from Benton Tyne and Wear Metro Station.

The lot will be taken to auction by Allsop on 16th February 2023 with a Guide Price of £2,200,000.

24-Bed Country Estate, Matlock

(For Sale with Savills Auctions)

24-Bed Country Estate in Matlock, For Sale with Savills Auctions for a Guide Price of £2,100,000 (February 2023)

A Grade II listed manor house dating back to 1901, Cromford Court’s main property includes 24 bedrooms. The grounds also feature two 3-bed flats, one 2-bed flat, one 1-bed flat and four garages.

The new owner of the property will have access to 34 acres of land – with woodland and beautiful private gardens. The lot also boasts a swimming pool and tennis courts. Planning permission was previously granted for conversion into a hotel or care home.

Less than a ten-minute drive – or 15-minute bus ride – from the scenic Derbyshire town of Matlock, the lot offers easy access to plenty of excellent amenities and benefits from a glorious countryside location.

The property will be taken to auction by Savills Auctions on 7th February 2023 for a Guide Price of £2,100,000.

Freehold Office Building with Development Potential, Leicester

(For Sale with Allsop Auctions)

Freehold Office Building with Development Potential in Leicester, For Sale with Savills Auctions for a Guide Price of £2,750,000 (February 2023)

This is a superb opportunity to take ownership of a five-floor office building (including basement) in an excellent central location.

Situated just down the road from the popular Highcourt Shopping Centre and round the corner from Leicester‘s Curve theatre, the property is also just over a 5-minute drive from Leicester Railway Station and within easy reach of the green spaces of Victoria and Spinney Hill parks.

The lot is currently tenanted and subject to 12 licenses. There is plenty of opportunity for redevelopment – depending on permissions.

It will be taken to auction by Allsop on 16th February 2023 with a Guide Price of £2,750,000.

10 Bed Detached House on Country Estate, Beaconsfield

(For Sale with Hamptons Auctions)

Set on a beautiful Buckinghamshire country estate, this lovely freehold property has planning permission already in place for its extension, or for the building of a new country house with leisure complex.

The lot includes ten bedrooms, a baronial dining room, drawing room, library, two studies, heated swimming pool, sauna and tennis court. The grounds also feature a treehouse with zip wire, and the property is surrounded by stunning woodland, formal gardens, an orchard and an 100-year old greenhouse that has been beautifully restored.

Situated just over a ten minute drive outside of Beaconsfield, the new owner will enjoy easy access to plenty of amenities.

This lot will be taken to auction by  Hamptons with a Guide Price of £7,950,000, on a date yet to be confirmed.

11 Bed Townhouse, Frognal, London

(For Sale with Pattinson Auctions)

11 Bed Townhouse in Frognal, London, For Sale with Pattinson Auctions for a Guide Price of £7,000,000 (February 2023)

This lot represents a rare and exciting opportunity to purchase a beautiful five-floor detached property in a hugely desirable location, just five minutes’ walk from the Finchley Road & Frognal London Overground station and five minutes’ drive from Hampstead Heath.

The property includes a large garden, and is in wonderful condition – despite requiring some modernisation. With eleven bedrooms – many of which feature en-suite WCs/bathrooms – and eight well-appointed kitchens/dining spaces, the property is beautifully arranged and has been in the same family since the 1950s.

The lot will be taken to auction by Pattinson Auctions on 20th February 2023 with a starting price of £7,000,000.