Most Expensive Auction Properties of the Month – November

Here are some of the most valuable properties available via auction across the UK this month – including aspirational lots in the south, Midlands and north of England.

Opulent 9 Bedroom Country House, Nottingham

(For Sale with SDL Property Auctions)

9 Bedroom Country House in Nottingham - For Sale with SDL Property Auctions for a Guide price of £1,900,000 (November 2022)

A stunning property steeped in history, Clifton Hall’s south wing is Grade I listed and dates back to the 11th Century. The house once played host to King Charles I.

Just a stone’s throw from a range of beauty spots including the Attenborough and Clifton Grove Nature Reserves (south west of Nottingham), this property sits in a plot measuring approximately 1.9 acres and includes the incredible Octagon Hall with domed ceiling along with five further reception rooms and a drawing room.

The property’s nine bedrooms and six bathrooms are generously sized and beautifully appointed.

Bidding starts at £1,900,000 plus fees, and the property will go on sale with SDL Property Auctions on 16th November 2022.

26 Bedroom Former Art Gallery, Middlesbrough

(For Sale with Bridgfords Auctions)

6 Bedroom Property in Middlesbrough - For Sale with Bridgfords Auctions for a Guide price of £1,925,000 (November 2022)

This lot represents a very exciting investment for the right bidder. The freehold property is made up of 7 apartments, which, between them, contain 26 double-rooms with tenants in situ, promising a significant annual rental yield.

The building previously housed the Middlesbrough Art Gallery and has been beautifully renovated throughout, retaining many of its original features. It also has further potential, with existing architects’ drawings revealing how it would be possible to add a further 9, 12 or 15 new studio apartments.

Just fifteen minutes from Middlesbrough station and less than ten minutes’ walk into the town centre, with Teesside university only five minutes away, the property’s location is ideal.

This lot is available via the Modern Method of Auction, and there is currently no date displayed for the closing of bids. A Guide price of  £1,925,000 is suggested by Bridgfords Auctions.

7 Freehold Buildings, Winford

(For Sale with Hollis Morgan Auctions)

7 Property Development near Bristol - For Sale with Hollis Morgan Auctions for a Guide price of £2,500,000 (November 2022)

Located just under 25 minutes outside of Bristol, this superb new development consists of seven freehold buildings currently attracting an annual rental income of £126,600 and offering a potential future income of £147,960 pa.

All properties have gardens and off street parking – and two are furnished with garages. Bristol Airport is just a five minute drive from the lot, and there are a range of amenities nearby, including schools, hospitality venues and the stunning Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes.

Development is ongoing on this site, a former coach station, and is scheduled to finish in February 2023. This lot will be sold by Hollis Morgan Auctions on 23rd November 2022 with a Guide price of £2,500,000.

House, Cottages and Flats on 4 Acre Rural Plot, Harlow

(For Sale with Pattinson Auctions)

House, Cottages and Flats on 4 Acres in Harlow, Essex - For Sale with Pattinson Auctions for a Guide price of £3,150,000 (November 2022)

This sizeable lot consists of two four-bedroomed cottages, one two-bedroomed house and two one-bedroomed flats, making the entirety suitable for a minimum of twelve inhabitants.

Located in beautiful Harlow and surrounded by stunning scenery, the property also features kennels and stables and sits a little over one hour’s drive from the centre of London.

Surrounded by four acres of land, there is significant potential for further development on site, with plenty of land to the rear of the existing buildings.

The property will go to auction with Pattinson Auctions with a starting bid of £3,150,000, and bidding will close on 17th November 2022.

Seven Storey Mixed-Use Property, London

(For Sale with Savills Auctions)

7 Storey Block of Studio Apartments with Commercial Use Ground Floor in Clerkenwell, London - For Sale with Savills Auctions for a Guide price of £10,950,000 (November 2022)

A highly attractive corner building in Clerkenwell, sitting just a three minute walk from Farringdon train and underground station, this property allows residents access to Central London in a little over 20 minutes by tube or car.

Featuring 14 serviced apartments with a total potential rental yield exceeding £930,000 per annum, the property includes a stylish retail unit on its ground floor.

The property boasts two attractive entrance foyers and all rooms are beautifully appointed, with the apartments featuring hardwood cherry floors.

This lot will be sold by Savills Auctions on 24th November with a Guide price of £10,950,000.