Three-bed house in Sheffield could be yours for £15,000 - but there's a catch

123 Dundas Road in Tinsley, Sheffield, is up for auction with a guide price of 15,000 (photo: Mark Jenkinson & Son)
123 Dundas Road in Tinsley, Sheffield, is up for auction with a guide price of 15,000 (photo: Mark Jenkinson & Son)
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This three-bedroom house in Sheffield is on sale for just £15,000, but there is a reason for the apparently bargain guide price.

The home on Dundas Road, in Tinsley, is in need of 'complete renovation' after a neighbouring property was torn about by a gas explosion.

The aftermath of the gas explosion on Dundas Road in Tinsley, Sheffield, in 2013

The aftermath of the gas explosion on Dundas Road in Tinsley, Sheffield, in 2013

Four people were injured in the blast in 2013, which one neighbour said at the time shook the street like an 'earthquake'.

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One man cheated death by seconds, having just closed his door before the explosion reduced the property to rubble.

The house at the centre of the explosion was torn down and rebuilt but major repairs are still required to the neighbouring address.

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That terraced house, which has a cellar and rear garden, is one of 44 lots due to go under the hammer on May 22 at an auction held by Mark Jenkinson & Son.

The brochure describes it as being 'of interest to builders' and says it is 'attractively priced to ensure sale'.