As summer draws to a close and the nights roll in, many of us might be longing for a fresh start this fall.
Lancashire is full of affordable properties just waiting to be bought. Whether you’re looking to get your foot on the real estate ladder or are just curious, it’s always worth keeping an eye on the local real estate market.
According to figures given by property website Right Move, the average property price in Lancashire last year was £185,966 – cheaper than Greater Manchester at £235,357, Merseyside at £201,107 £ and Cheshire at £287,600. Yet the figures in Lancashire vary wildly: the most expensive area was Bispham, with a jaw-dropping average price of £641,429 and the cheapest was Nelson at £95,323.
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With all of that in mind, based on the Right Move real estate website, we’ve reached out to a scout and offered some of the most affordable properties in the price range in locations across our county. So, from mobile homes to condominium deals or homes just in need of a lick of paint and a touch of TLC, there are properties available for under £50,000 in our area right now. Here is our list of some of the bargains you could afford in Lancashire.
Centenary Mill Court, New Hall Lane, Preston, Lancashire PR1 5JH – £40,000
This modern and pleasant one bedroom apartment is located in a very convenient position for the city centre, the motorway and local transport. Located with an old mill, the property has large windows that let in lots of light.
A purpose built duplex apartment, the property has an open plan kitchen and lounge with laminate flooring, modern kitchen with appliances and a breakfast bar. A mezzanine is accessible by a spiral staircase and has a bathroom with a white three-piece suite.
It is up for auction with Pattinson Estate Agents for an indicative price of £40,000. For more information, click here.
Hall Park, Acre, Rossendale – £5,000
This one bedroom detached bungalow in a sought after 50+ year old development is nestled in a quiet, rural area of Rossendale. It is close to highways and has a pet allowance of a dog or two cats.
It has an entrance porch leading to an open plan kitchen and living room, an inner hall leading to a family bathroom and a spare room which could be used as an office or for storage. To the rear is a large double bedroom, with fitted wardrobes.
It stands in a semi-isolated location and is up for auction via Coppenwall estate agents for a guide price of £5,000. For more details, click here.
Brush Street, Burnley, BB11 – £10,000
A very affordable end-of-terrace home, this property has two bedrooms and benefits from a backyard. Taylor James Auctions Ltd, which sells it at public auction, describes it as having a “potential rental income of £6,600 a year”.
Property needs some TLC and needs updating according to Taylor James Auctions. It is located close to local transport including local train stations.
It is sold by Taylor James Auctions Ltd on September 7 for an indicative price of £10,000. For more information, click on here.
Rear of 72 Bond Street, Blackpool, FY4 1BW – £25,000.
This spacious one bedroom apartment Blackpool offers a living room, a kitchen, a bedroom, a bathroom and a common hallway. It is nestled close to local shops and amenities, and within walking distance of Blackpool Pleasure Beach and other attractions.
Pattinson’s estate agents say he could offer potential rent of up to £85 a week. It is sold at online auction, with applicable terms and conditions.
It is auctioned online for an indicative price of £25,000. For more information and to learn more, click here.
Greenfield Road, Colne, BB8 – £25,000
This three-bedroom property is up for auction on September 7. The terraced house is located close to local train stations and public transport.
It has a back yard. Taylor James Auctions Ltd, which markets the house, says it needs updating.
It is due to be sold at public auction on September 7 via an online auction and has an indicative price of £25,000. For more details, click here.
Wyre Court, 71-73 West End Road, Morecambe, LA4 – bid over £22,000
This three bedroom apartment is described as being in an excellent location, with an en-suite shower room, family bathroom, kitchen diner, secure entry system and two balconies.
It is close to local amenities in Morecambe town center and close to the Morecambe promenade. Local transport like buses and train station are nearby.
It consists of an entrance hall, a living room opening onto a large kitchen and dining room, a family bathroom, three bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite shower room, two balconies and central heating. gas central. It is being sold for bids over £22,000 with Entwistle Green on a 25% shared ownership basis. For more details, click here.
Carr Lane Middleton, Morecambe – £24,500
JThis well presented two bedroom park house is in a popular location and close to amenities and transport. It has an open-plan living and dining area and a kitchen with built-in walls and modern features.
It also has a modern shower room. The property is also located in an attractive, rural location.
It’s on the market with Farrell Heyworth estate agents. For more details, click here.
Skerryvore Caravan Park, Blackpool, FY4 2HQ – £14,500
This one bedroom residential park house in Blackpool has UPVC double glazing and electric heating with a parking space. It is close to local amenities and bus routes.
The mobile home offers a living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom with front and side gardens. It is described as in need of renovation.
He is on the market for £14,500 with Broomheads Estate Actions. For more details, click here.
Clement Street, Accrington – £25,000
This modern three bedroom townhouse is described as an ‘ideal buy to let’. Located close to Accrington town centre, it has excellent access to the motorway network and is close to the town centre.
It is gas central heated and double glazed, offering three bedrooms, a family bathroom, two reception rooms and a kitchen as well as a rear courtyard.
It’s on the market at an indicative price of £24,000-£50,000 and will go on sale at online auction from September 12. For more information, click here.
14 Fir Street, Burnley, BB104 AL – £10,000
This two bedroom property Burnley has a bathroom and is on the market with Edward Mellor Auction for an indicative price of £10,000. It is described as being in ‘good condition’, with gas central heating, double glazing, having been redone ten years ago and with a fitted kitchen.
The house also has a bathroom with a shower, and with a tenant on site the rent is currently £450 per month. It is close to local train stations.
It is auctioned by Edward Mellor Auction. For more information, click here.