EVERY now and then a property comes up that is an absolute bargain, and with the stamp duty holiday about to come to an end, it is the perfect time to buy.

For those looking for a deal, the cheapest property in Southampton, according to Rightmove, is up for auction with a guide price of just £65,000.

If you are willing to get your hands dirty and your design head on, then this might be the perfect project property for you.

Situated in on Howard Road in Shirley, the property offers easy access to the popular shopping area of Shirley High Street which benefits from a range of chain stores including Sainsbury's, Iceland, Wilkinson's, Lidl and a number independent retailers.

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The studio apartment is in need of refurbishment and comes with a communal garden space and parking area.
As you enter the property you are greeted by the open plan lounge/kitchen/diner.

The open plan area has a double glazed bay window to the rear aspect that overlooks the communal green areas.

The kitchen is fitted with cream and wood base and eye level units with a complimentary white worktop with inset stainless steel sink and tiled splash backs.

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You will also find a fitted white electric oven and hob with an extractor over and spaces for a fridge in the kitchen area.

The shower room has been fitted with a three piece suite comprising shower cubicle with electric shower over, low level W/C and pedestal wash hand basin.

There is a range of public transport on offer in the area including rail travel from Southampton Central Station and Millbrook train station.

The M3 can be accessed through Winchester Road and Bassett Avenue and the M27 can be accessed via Millbrook Road, leading onto the M271.

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The average price for property in SO15 5BL stands at £169,284 as of April 2021 according to property exprets Zoopla.

 This is a fall of 0.39 per cent in the last three months since January 2021 and rise of 4.63 per cent since 12 months ago.

In terms of property types, flats in SO15 5BL sold for an average of £98,408 and terraced houses for £304,059, according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Due to the size and lease length on the property, this will be a cash purchase only.

For more information on the property or arrange a viewing, call Pattinson Estate Agents on 0191 687 0599 or view the property through this link.