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'Free' house sells for £19,000

The three-bedroom property went up for auction last night Credit: Paul Fosh Auctions

A terraced house in Nantymoel, which went up for auction with a £0 reserve price, has sold for £19,000.

The three-bedroom Victorian house was described by auctioneers, Paul Fosh Auctions, as 'little more than a shell' with no roof tiles and is currently uninhabitable.

The property went under the hammer last night and finally sold for £19,000.

A real free house: Yours for £0!

The property has a nil reserve so could be sold for just a few pounds Credit: Paul Fosh Auctions

This house at Nantymoel near Bridgend is a real 'free house', because it's up for sale for £0.00.

The three-bedroom Victorian terraced is described by auctioneers as "little more than a shell", which explains the low reserve price.

The property has a nil reserve, which means it could be sold for just a few pounds when it goes to auction later this month.

Auctioneer Paul Fosh said: "We're told all there is of the house are the walls. The new owner must be well aware that they'll need funds to renovate the place as it's currently unfit for human habitation - it doesn't even have slates on the roof."

Bargain basement? The property is in need of some renovation Credit: Paul Fosh Auctions