October Auction Property Deals of the Month – Bristol and the South West

September 29, 2023


by Joanne Townsend

Here, we’ve put together a selection of properties available at auction in October in Bristol and the South West that vary in terms of location, size and price.

Residential Auction Properties Bristol and the South West 

2 Bed Ground Floor Flat, Shaftesbury

(For Sale with GoTo Properties)

2 Bed Ground Floor Flat in Shaftesbury - For Sale with GoTo Properties with an Opening Bid of £120,000 (October 2023)

This ground-floor garden flat boasts two generously sized bedrooms, making it an ideal place to call home. Nestled in a peaceful cul-de-sac, this purpose-built residence is just a short stroll away from the historic town centre of Shaftesbury. The property is enveloped by communal gardens that add to its charm and would make it a popular rental opportunity. Shaftesbury is renowned for its iconic Abbey and the famous Gold Hill.

For those seeking convenience, the property offers excellent travel connections, situated just five miles from Gillingham railway station, which provides exceptional service to London and the South West. Inside the flat, you’ll discover two bedrooms, a spacious sitting room, a welcoming dining hall, a recently upgraded bathroom featuring a power shower over the bath, and a fully equipped kitchen. With one allocated parking space and ample open residential parking, convenience is at your doorstep.

The property will be brought to auction by GoTo Properties on the 28th of October 2023 with an Opening Bid of £120,000.

Grade II Listed 2 Bed End Terrace Property, Newton Abbot

(For Sale with Town & Country Property Auctions)

Grade II Listed 2 Bed End Terrace Property in Newton Abbot - For Sale with Town & Country Property Auctions with a Guide Price of £162,000 (October 2023)

This Grade II listed character end-of-terrace house is conveniently located near the heart of Newton Abbot and is offered for sale with vacant possession. The property comprises two spacious double bedrooms, a comfortable living room, a dining room, a kitchen, and a bathroom. The generous garden at the rear includes additional land, providing parking options beside it. The interior is due refurbishment and this could add value to the property.

Inside, you’ll find a cosy lounge, a dining room with a working fireplace, and a kitchen that, although requiring a complete refurbishment, has the necessary utilities in place. The bathroom features a suite with a panel bath and shower, a pedestal washbasin, and a low-level WC, as well as a wall-mounted gas boiler for hot water. The first floor comprises two double bedrooms. Outside, the property offers a rear yard. Beyond this lane, you’ll find the substantial, level garden. The garden is primarily gravelled for low-maintenance upkeep. Parking is conveniently available adjacent to the rear garden.

The lot will be brought to auction by Town & Country Property Auctions on the 26th of October 2023 with a Guide Price of £162,000.

3 Bed Top Floor Apartment, Torquay

(For Sale with Town & Country Property Auctions)

3 Bed Top Floor Apartment in Torquay - For Sale with Town & Country Property Auctions with a Guide Price of £135,000 (October 2023)

Situated in the highly desirable Torquay area, this top-floor apartment boasts three bedrooms and offers proximity to local parks, the harbour, and the town centre. The apartment itself is generously spacious, comprising a large lounge, a well-appointed kitchen with a convenient breakfast bar, two roomy double bedrooms, a comfortable single bedroom, a convenient shower room, a separate WC, and a substantial storage cupboard.

There is dedicated parking for residents and visitors alike and beautifully landscaped communal gardens. This three-bedroom top-floor apartment is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy both space and convenience in a sought-after Torquay location, offering a comfortable and modern living space for those seeking an exceptional residential experience.

Town & Country Property Auctions will bring the lot to auction on 26th October 2023 with a Guide Price of £135,000.

3 Bed Mid Terrace Property, Torquay

(For Sale with Sutton Kersh Auctions)

3 Bed Mid Terrace Property in Torquay - For Sale with Sutton Kersh Auctions with a Guide Price of £195,000 (October 2023)

Kenwyn Road enjoys a prime location at the highly sought-after Plainmoor/Babbacombe borders, offering proximity to Babbacombe Downs and St. Marychurch. The neighbourhood benefits from nearby educational institutions such as Warberry Academy and Spires College, ensuring a convenient and family-friendly environment.

This thoughtfully designed property spans three levels with the entrance featuring a sitting room and a kitchen diner. Meanwhile, there are three bedrooms and a shower room. Furthermore, the top floor has a loft room with an ensuite. Outdoor features encompass low-maintenance front and rear gardens, complemented by a storage shed for your convenience. Kenwyn Road presents an exceptional opportunity to add to a property portfolio.

Sutton Kersh Auctions will bring the lot to auction on 26th October 2023 with a Guide Price of £195,000.

3 Bed Semi-Detached Property, Cinderford

(For Sale with Auction Agent)

3 Bed Semi-Detached Property in Cinderford - For Sale with Auction Agent with a Guide Price of £180-220,000 (October 2023)

This attractive semi-detached property presents an excellent opportunity and will be available for bidding through an online auction.  The residence boasts three bedrooms, a generously proportioned reception room, a dining room, a well-appointed kitchen, and two bathrooms, one of which is an en-suite. External features include a secure rear garden and a spacious detached garage with the potential for an extension, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

Conveniently situated in the popular town of Cinderford, this property offers easy access to the scenic Wye Valley and the picturesque River Severn. Local amenities, including St. White’s Primary School, as well as various pubs, restaurants, and supermarkets, are within close reach.

This lot will be brought to auction with Auction Agent on 24th October 2023 with a Guide Price of £180-220,000. 

Commercial Auction Properties – Bristol and the South West

2 Barns with Planning, Axbridge

(For Sale with Cooper and Tanner Auctions)

2 Barns with Planning in Axbridge - For Sale with Cooper and Tanner Auctions with a Guide Price of £130,000 (October 2023)

Discover two charming traditional barns with an exciting opportunity for development for investors. These barns come with planning permission for the construction of two-bedroom single-story dwellings, offering the potential for a comfortable and characterful living space.

With a reasonably priced guide price, this presents an enticing prospect for those seeking a unique property project. The barns are situated in a convenient location with transport connections easily accessible, including the Highbridge & Burnham-on-Sea Rail Station, just 4.76 miles away.

Cooper and Tanner Auctions will sell the lot at auction on 25th October 2023 with a Guide Price of £130,000.

Former Methodist Chapel with Planning, St Austell

(For Sale with Stags Auctions)

Former Methodist Chapel with Planning in St Austell - For Sale with Stags Auctions with a Guide Price of £150,000 (October 2023)

A great South West opportunity for an investor. This former Methodist chap comes with planning permission. The current planning permission offers a transformative vision for the conversion of Treviscoe Methodist Chapel, incorporating mezzanine floors to accommodate bedrooms within both the main structure and an adjacent detached garage. This design harmoniously preserves the chapel’s original character while creating spacious and unique apartments within this substantial and distinctive building.

In addition to the structural changes, the exterior areas of the property will undergo reconfiguration to provide private garden spaces for each apartment, along with communal parking. Notably, the detached garage is also slated for conversion into a two-story one-bedroom residence, as per the planning permission. Centrally located in the village of Treviscoe, the chapel enjoys easy access to the A30(T) junction just 1.5 miles away, with St. Austell a mere 7 miles distant and the cathedral city of Truro accessible within 13 miles.

The lot will be brought to auction by Stags Auctions on the 24th of October 2023 with a Guide Price of £150,000.

Former Bell Inn, Seend 

(For Sale with Strakers Auctions)

Former Bell Inn in Seend - For Sale with Strakers Auction with a Guide Price of £350,000 (October 2023)

The Bell Inn, previously a public house, is now transformed into two residences, still awaiting their final touches. The character of the building is preserved, with original elements like exposed beams and fireplaces remaining intact. Located atop Bell Hill, on the fringes of Seend village, this property is surrounded by amenities such as a primary school, church, community centre, and more.

House 1 features a living room, dining area, kitchen, utility room, and a WC on the ground floor. The first floor houses two bedrooms and a bathroom, while the second floor offers a primary bedroom with an attached dressing room and en-suite, and another ensuite bedroom. House 2 has an entrance hall, kitchen/diner, bathroom, and two bedrooms on the ground level. Upstairs, it opens up to a vaulted sitting room. Externally, shared parking is available.

The lot will be brought to auction by Strakers Auctions on 19th October 2023 with a Guide Price of £350,000.

4 Bed House with Shop, Warminster

(For Sale with Strakers Auctions)

4 Bed House with Shop in Warminster - For Sale with Strakers Auctions with a Guide Price of £250,000 (October 2023)

This spacious four-bedroom house, accompanied by an adjoining retail shop, occupies a location on the outskirts of town and is ripe for some modernisation. Additionally, there exists development potential, pending the acquisition of planning permissions. Warminster, a town offering a diverse range of retail options and home to a railway station, enjoys excellent proximity to the vibrant cities of Bath and Salisbury. Convenient access to the A303 further enhances its connectivity.

The ground floor of the property encompasses an entrance hall, living room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility/W.C., and retail shop. Moving upstairs to the first floor, you’ll find a landing leading to four bedrooms and a bathroom. At the front, a small courtyard area provides outdoor space, with on-street parking options. To the rear, an enclosed garden showcases a variety of shrubs and mature trees, complete with a patio section and useful sheds. Additionally, a single garage with parking space in front is accessible nearby.

Strakers Auctions will bring the lot to auction on 19th October 2023 with a Guide Price of £250,000.

Retail Unit with Residential Accommodation, Weston-Super-Mare

(For Sale with Hollis Morgan Auction)

Retail Unit with Residential Accommodation in Weston-Super-Mare - For Sale with Hollis Morgan Auction with a Guide Price of £160,000 (October 2023)

Offered as a freehold, this terraced mixed-use property spans three floors and includes a single garage. The ground floor accommodates a retail unit situated in an established trading position with access from Waterloo Street. Meanwhile, the upper floors, accessed via Worth Place at the rear, form a spacious 3-bedroom maisonette.

Positioned in the vibrant coastal town of Weston-super-Mare, this area boasts a rich history as a popular holiday destination. Its attractions include a vast sandy beach stretching over two miles, an array of entertainment options, and a mix of historical and modern buildings. The town also boasts various parks and green spaces. Weston-super-Mare enjoys excellent connectivity, with the nearby M5 motorway, and regular train services to Bristol, Bath, and other major cities.

Hollis Morgan Auction will bring the lot to auction on 18th October 2023 with a Guide Price of £160,000.