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You could own ‘cheapest house in UKas 3-bed home hits market for just £10kbut the ex-owner had a weird collection

ONE of the cheapest homes in Britain has gone on sale for just £10,000, but its buyer will have to deal with the ex-owner’s very strange collection.

The bargain three-bed-house in Wallis has collapsing ceilings, damp walls and rotten floorboardsand a huge mound of milk bottles.

Inside the rundown Valleys property that costs just £10,000

Inside the rundown Valleys property that costs just £10,000
The outside of the neglected three bed, end-of-terrace property in Tylerstown in the Rhondda

The outside of the neglected three bed, end-of-terrace property in Tylerstown in the Rhondda
The kitchen is jam-packed with milk bottles

The kitchen is jam-packed with milk bottles

The kitchen of the end-of-terrace property in Tylerstown in the Rhondda is jam-packed with two-litre Co-op bottles of cow’s milk.

And to make things even stranger the kitchen also has a shower in the corner.

But the neglect hasn’t put off DIY king Gavin Thomas, who snapped up the incredibly cheap property.

Inspired by watching Homes Under The Hammer when he was still in school, the 37-year-old has long prided himself in fixing up some of the worst buildings this country has to offer.

Alhoewel, as he freely admits, this one is definitely going to be his biggest challenge yet.

Hy het gesê: “I found out about it because the estate agents rang me.

“We’ve dealt with each other before and they know the kind of properties I go for.

Besides, they were worried about putting it for sale online because of the state of things inside.

“For example, the stairs are really dangerousthey knew they wouldn’t be able to conduct any viewings without people’s safety being put at risk.

As a result Gavin added that the first floor was virtually cut off. “Whoever lived there before certainly hadn’t been up there in ages,” hy het gesê.

“In werklikheid, the floor joists have come undone and whole pine end wall of the house was bowing outso that’ll have to come down and be replaced.

Gavin estimated that the house had probably been empty for couple of years.

Hy het gesê: “There’s still a lot of someone’s stuff in there thoughbin bags of it all over the placeand the kitchen was full of plastic milk bottles, a mountain of them.

There’s a shower in the corner of the kitchen too, bizarrelyalthough I’ve not been able to find the toilet yet.

It’s possible it was in an outhouse in the back garden but, as the banking has all subsided there’s a good chance it’s been covered over by a pile of earth.

AUSTRALIAN GP-base het vanjaar se wedren gekanselleer weens Covid-19-beperkings, Gavin hopes to have the house finished come next summer.

Hy het verduidelik: “It’s a big job but I love a challenge.

Give it about six months and it’ll make a nice little home for someone.

“Everywhere, no matter how bad, has potentialyou’ve just got to know how to look at it.

The stairs are so unsafe it's believed no one's even been up to the bedrooms in years

The stairs are so unsafe it’s believed no one’s even been up to the bedrooms in years
The house is in very bad nick

The house is in very bad nick