Most Expensive Auction Properties of the Month – October

October 13, 2022

Caroline Lamb - Property Auctions News

by Caroline Lamb

October’s high-end auction lots include classic period buildings and attractive modern properties. Read on to discover a selection of high-value homes and commercial opportunities from across the UK.

Attractive Victorian Development Opportunity – Ewell

(For Sale with Savills Auctions)

Attractive Victorian Development Opportunity in Ewell, Surrey - For Sale with Savills Auctions for a Guide Price of £1,800,000 (October 2022)

This property originally went to auction on 8th October, but appears to be still available. Viewings are still possible, and should be arranged via Savills.

Spread across 990 square metres, it was previously used as a care home. It features 24 bedrooms and additional accommodation previously used by ancillary staff. The proprty is a two-storey Victorian building, sitting in the attractive village of Ewell, one mile north of Epsom (in Surrey). The building has a modern extension to the rear, along with a garden.

The property comes with on-site parking and a range of traditional Victorian features, and has huge potential for renovation. Its future buyers may wish to develop it to be used once again as a medical facility, in education or as a HMO.

A new auction date is yet to be set, but the current guide price for this impressive property is £1,800,000.

Modern Family Home with Countryside Views – Barnet

(For Sale with Barnard Marcus Auctions)

Timber clad family home in Barnet, Hertfordshire - For Sale with Barnard Marcus Auctions for a Guide Price of £1,700,000 (October 2022)

This beautiful gated home features a swimming pool, a triple aspect studio and wonderful views over Greenbelt countryside towards London. With separate reception room, kitchen, dining room and study, as well as attractive decking in its spacious garden, the property has five bedrooms. The master bedroom benefits from its own walk-in wardrobe, and the home also has a loft space that its future owner may convert into an additional bedroom.

The transport links from this property are excellent. It is situated near to the lovely village of Arkley, which benefits from numerous local schools, eateries and other amenities, and the nearest Underground stations is High Barnet. The New Barnet, Elstree and Borehamwood rail stations are also close at hand. There are regular buses, too, and the A1, M1, M25 and A406 North Circular are all highly accessible.

With a guide price of £1,700,000, this property will be brought to auction by Barnard Marcus on 19th October 2022.

Recently Renovated Detached Property with Extension – Bristol

(For Sale with Pattinson Auctions)

Recently renovated 4 bed property in Bristol - For Sale with Pattinson Auctions for a Guide Price of £1,300,000 (October 2022)

First built in the 1970s, this wonderful four-bedroom property fell into disrepair for many years until its very recent renovation – which included the addition of a contemporary extension.

Among its features are a glorious sun terrace, parking for up to 6 vehicles (complete with an EV charger), a beautiful pergola entranceway and a family room with the capacity to transform into a cinema or entertainment space. There is also a “wardrobe loft room” and underfloor heating throughout.

With stunning views over nearby Leigh Woods, this property is located just a 20 minute drive from the centre of Bristol, which is accessible over Clifton Suspension Bridge.

The home will be brought to auction by Pattinson Auctions on 31st October and has a starting bid of £1,300,000.

Large Terraced House – Finsbury Park – London

(For Sale with McHugh & Co. Auctions)

Large terraced house in Finsbury Park, London - For Sale with McHugh & Co Auctions for a Guide Price of £1,000,000 (October 2022)

This is a very exciting opportunity to own a very spacious residential property in one of the most desirable parts of Inner London. A terraced property with six bedrooms and garden to the front and rear, the home is available with vacant possession.

With plenty of attractive parkland nearby and in close proximity to Finsbury Park train and underground station, the home is less than 25 minutes from the heart of London by tube.

Some modernisation is required, and there is potential for the property to be converted into flats if desired.

The home will be taken to auction by McHugh & Co on 27th October and has an asking price of £1 million+

Central Commercial Opportunity – Glasgow

(For Sale with Future Property Auctions)

Commercial opportunity in Central Glasgow - For Sale with Future Property Auctions with an Opening Bid of £1,665,000 (October 2022)

This 1377.7 square metre commercial property is currently vacant, and can be found right in the heart of Glasgow, just across the road from Central Station and around the corner from Argyle Street station.

The building has an illustrious history, having been designed by famous Glaswegian architect James Thomson in 1863. With a glorious glazed frontage and with an elevator serving all floors – (basement, ground, first, second and third), the property has significant potential to be transformed into a mixed-use building, including hospitality or leisure units and residential flats.

With an opening bid of £1,665,000, this lot will be brought to auction by Future Property Auctions on 20th October 2022.