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Results from yesterday’s William H Brown auction

PUBLISHED: 09:50 12 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:50 12 October 2018

Railway Cottages, Old Lakenham, which sold for more than its guide at auction. Pic: williamhbrown.co.uk

Railway Cottages, Old Lakenham, which sold for more than its guide at auction. Pic: williamhbrown.co.uk

This brick and flint cottage, almost completely hidden from view, was among the lots which went under the hammer yesterday at the William H Brown auction. Simon Arnes, managing director and auctioneer, reports on the results.

The Old Chapel, North Pickenham, which did not sell. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.ukThe Old Chapel, North Pickenham, which did not sell. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.uk

A bright and sunny day saw a packed room with bidders queuing up waiting to register so we had to delay the start.

Southtown Road, Yarmouth, which sold for £180,500. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.ukSouthtown Road, Yarmouth, which sold for £180,500. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.uk

We had a good selection of properties across East Anglia and there was a strong interest in a number of lots, as you’ll see from just a selection of results shown below.

We started with Lot 1, 72 Borrowdale Drive, Norwich, a three bedroom semi-detached house; there had been good interest, the guide started at £150,000 with the gavel falling at £168,000.

Lot 6, 15 Ellingham Road, Attleborough, a three bedroom detached bungalow, with a large garden, the guide started at £160,000 with the gavel falling at £172,000.

Lot 14, 46a Pauls Lane, Overstrand, a semi-detached one bedroom house, this is a nice location, the guide started at £95,000 with the gavel falling at £111,000.

Simon Arnes, managing director and auctioneer, William H Brown. Pic: www.edp24.co.ukSimon Arnes, managing director and auctioneer, William H Brown. Pic: www.edp24.co.uk

Lot 19, Mill Cottage, Love Lane, Sporle, a detached two bedroom bungalow of non-standard construction ripe for re-development, guide started at £90,000, strong bidding saw the gavel fall at £105,000.

Lot 27, 12 Chatham Street, Norwich, a three bedroom, hall entrance terrace, guide started at £120,000, with strong interest the gavel fell at £139,000.

Lot 34, 4 Railway Cottages, Old Lakenham, a unique two bedroom detached brick and flint cottage with great potential, this property had been featured online and generated lots of interest, the guide started at £180,000 after strong bidding the gavel fell at £200,000.

Lot 37, Hillvue Close, Norwich, a three bedroom detached chalet bungalow in need of updating, the guide here started at £150,000 with the successful bidder seeing the gavel fall at £171,000.

Lot 44, 25 Cowgate, Norwich, a two bedroom mid terrace cottage in need of modernisation, the guide here started at £90,000, there were multiple buyers in the room, with the gavel falling at £130,500.

Lot 45, Cherry Tree Cottage, The Street, Long Stratton, a two bedroom end terrace cottage in need of complete renovation, guide started at £40,000, after multiple bidders the successful buyer saw the gavel fall at £74,000.

Lot 48, our last lot of the day, a five bedroom double bay fronted end terrace house, in need of full renovation, but with lots of potential; we expected strong interest and after a low guide of £90,000 there were more than 12 interested buyers in the room. The successful bidder saw the gavel fall at £180,500.

The above results just demonstrate some of the properties that were sold in the room.

Our auction team, led by Victoria Reek, will be pleased to carry out an auction appraisal for any vendor interested in selling by auction.

The property market remains active and some of the prices above demonstrate what can be achieved through the auction sale room.

With our unique network of branches supporting the Auction Centre, we can offer unrivalled coverage across the whole of East Anglia.

Please contact Victoria and the team on 01603 598975 or at auctions.norwich@sequencehome.co.uk

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