Auction House’s results from yesterday’s sale

PUBLISHED: 10:43 27 October 2017 | UPDATED: 10:57 27 October 2017

A former chapel in Bungay, which sold at auction

A former chapel in Bungay, which sold at auction


Auction House East Anglia held its seventh Norwich auction of the year yesterday at the Dunston Hall Hotel in Norwich.

Quebec Road, which sold at auctionQuebec Road, which sold at auction

A mixture of lots went under the hammer including a range of properties requiring improvement and modernisation, and some of the sales include:

• On behalf of a local authority a three bedroom mid terrace house on Quebec Road in Norwich requiring complete refurbishment sold for £125,000.

Robert Hurst, Auction HouseRobert Hurst, Auction House

• On behalf of a housing association a three bedroom semi detached house on Primrose Crescent in Thorpe St Andrew requiring modernisation sold for £158,000.

• On behalf of executors a three bedroom detached house on Mansel Drive requiring updating sold for £225,000.

• A two bedroom semi detached house requiring modernisation on Bull Close Road in Norwich sold for £128,000. The adjacent parcel of land sold for £15,000.

• A former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Trinity Street in Bungay sold for £256,000.

• Single building plots off Hall Street in Briston and Norwich Road in Besthorpe sold prior to auction for figures well in excess of their guide prices.

• A development site in Ketteringham with planning permission for three houses sold for £435,000.

• On behalf of a company a vacant shop off High Street in Lowestoft sold for £45,000.

• 7.3 acres of grazing land off North End in Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe sold for £91,500.

• A three bedroom mid terrace close to the beach in Happisburgh sold for £95,000.

• A vehicle repair workshop with planning permission to demolish and erect four dwellings on School Road in Reepham sold for £165,000.

• The former Norwich & Peterborough Building society premises on the Market Place in North Walsham sold for £147,000.

• A period detached cottage set in five aces off Norwich Road in Necton sold for £295,000.

• A parade of four shops (3 let, 1 vacant) producing £27,000 pa sold prior to auction for well in excess of its £300,000 guide price.

Robert Hurst, chartered surveyor and auction manager, said one of the highlights was the sale of the former Wesleyan chapel on Trinity Street in Bungay. “The most recent use for the building was as a chattels auction room so it was appropriate that we sold the building by auction. With a guide of £190,000 to £220,000 it generated significant interest and finally sold for £256,000. On Thursday evening we held another auction in Ipswich and at 12 noon on Friday we held our third auction in a week in Kings Lynn. We are now taking entries for our eighth and final auction of the year on Wednesday 6th December with a closing date for entries in early November. If you have land or property that needs to be sold by Christmas, please call 01603 505100 for free impartial advice”.

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