Top 10 properties for sale with potential

Top 10 properties for sale with potential

Gallery The Guild of Professional Estate Agents 17th August 2023

If it is a project you’re after, then look no further. There is a whole host of properties on the market with bags of potential for refurbishment or the chance to completely start from scratch. All of these properties are just waiting for someone to snap them up and transform them into dream homes. Take your pick!

1. Wakefield, West Yorkshire, 4 bedrooms

This detached bungalow is standing on an extremely large garden plot. The planning permission was passed to create a detached two-storey home with a single-storey extension to the rear. Giving the opportunity for the eventual purchaser to build an impressive detached home on this sought-after beautiful avenue within the popular superb of Sandal, south of Wakefield city centre.


2. Stockton-on-Tees, North Yorkshire, 4 bedrooms

This four-bedroom property was previously extended and remodelled to accommodate the needs of modern family requirements, whilst offering an exciting opportunity for the next owners to further enhance its appeal and value. The home offers over 3000sq ft of living space which includes five reception rooms, a library and a staggering, a large breakfast kitchen, a utility room, and two cloakrooms. 


3. Llanidloes, Wales, 1 bedroom

This one-bedroom property was carefully restored by the current owner approximately 10 years ago but in 2022 experienced a fire. The property requires extensive refurbishment with one section of the roof being covered in corrugated sheeting to protect the building. Whilst it is sad to see it in its current condition, it has the potential to regain its former glory to provide unique contemporary modern accommodation with ecclesiastical arched windows throughout. 


4. Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 3 bedrooms

This is a charming three-bedroom mid-terraced home in the desirable neighbourhood of Town Moor, Doncaster. Discover a welcoming entrance leading to a light-filled living room with a cosy fireplace. The open-plan kitchen and dining area connect to a private garden. Upstairs, find a well-equipped bathroom and spacious bedrooms, including one with a garden view. Ideal for creating a haven in a sought-after location, suitable for first-time buyers.


5. Wakefield, West Yorkshire, 3 bedrooms

This is an individual architect-designed detached true bungalow occupying a generous garden plot within this ever popular convenient and sought-after location of Broomhall on the outskirts of the city centre. The property does need some improvement works, however, offers well proportioned and spacious accommodation.


6. Whitby, North Yorkshire, 2 bedrooms

Red House Farm Barns is an exciting development which will offer the new owners space to create a two-bedroom family home with a good-sized garden, central courtyard and parking to the rear. With planning permission already being granted to create this stunning conversion, this is the perfect opportunity to create the home of your dreams. Nestled away amidst picturesque countryside the barn offers an alluring blend of rustic character, mixed with modern-day comforts.


7. Par, Cornwall, 3 bedrooms

This unique three-bedroom conversion is situated in a former chapel which served as a Sunday school. The property benefits from parking for two cars, open plan living space, three generous bedrooms, a bathroom, double glazing and gas central heating. A degree of modernisation is required for this property.


8. Powys, Wales, 4 bedrooms

This land consists of a detached country residence and a garden cottage which is situated in the heart of Mid Wales surrounded by spectacular countryside views. It is approached by a gated entrance which opens onto a long driveway flanked by lawns on both sides leading up to the main dwelling and cottage. Both the main house and cottage are in need of refurbishment by their new owner. 


9. Holywood, Northern Ireland, 4 bedrooms

This four-bedroom townhouse has been a family home for many years and although in need of modernisation, it presents a wonderful opportunity to investors, first-time buyers and young professionals alike. On the ground floor, there is a lounge, a dining room, and a kitchen which leads to a private enclosed rear garden and courtyard laid in lawns and with mature planting. The first floor comprises of generous master bedroom, second bedroom, family bathroom and separate toilet, the second floor comprises two additional bedrooms with views of Belfast Lough and the Antrim Coastline.


10. Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, 4 bedrooms

This four-bedroom detached property is located in a highly sought-after location within a short walk of excellent local schools, boutique shops, bars and restaurants. This property offers good living space with the potential to update and extend. The property has a generous 85 ft long garden, and benefits from easy access to Beaconsfield mainline station with direct links to London Marylebone. 

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