THIS four-bedroom house in Dorset is on the market for a bargain £190,000.

Available through auction, this semi-detached four-bedroom property is on the market with Town and Country Property Auctions Dorset.

Generally you can get a very good bargain when buying a house through auction, but there are pitfalls so you must make sure to do your research before you start bidding.

A potential investment property, this house is in need of modernisation throughout and is located in Langton Road, near to Boscombe high street.

The property is currently in vacant possession and the seller would consider a pre-auction offer, prior to the auction date of November 30.

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The large family house has a long lease of 999 years which the estate agents have called a 'virtual freehold'.

The property is situated close to Boscombe high street and a short walk from Boscombe Pier and beaches.

The property has four good-sized bedrooms and a downstairs bathroom.

On the ground floor there is a large kitchen and two reception rooms.

The property also benefits from a private rear garden with side access and off-road parking.

The property guide price is £190,000 upwards.

The guide price quoted must not be relied upon by prospective purchasers as a valuation or assessment of the value of the property.

Instead it is intended to provide purchasers with an indication of the region at which the reserve may be set at the time of going to press.

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