AN EDINBURGH flat has appeared available on the market for a discount worth of simply £59,000 – however consumers may have an enormous clean-up job on their palms.
The one-bedroom flat within the metropolis’s Leith space was listed final Wednesday and has already been jokingly touted as the house of Scots creator Sir Ian Rankin’s character, Inspector John Rebus.
With Rebus being described as an untidy and saggy man himself, the flat’s grim, messy inside is the key speaking level of the property.
Located on the highest ground of a conventional tenement constructing, the clear set of stairs and the welcome mat exterior the entrance door do a lot to cover the horrors inside.
Upon entrance to the property, viewers are instantly met with mountains of litter and disgusting garbage flooding the flooring of the house.
Inside what’s presumed to be the lounge, there’s barely room to maneuver due to the particles crammed into the small room.
A small tv may be noticed within the nook, however seems to be coated in some kind of indistinguishable mould or mess.
One other photograph exhibits a big kitchen laden which has been changed into a dumping floor for furnishings and free packing containers and baggage.
The counter tops and home equipment are coated in what seems to be chicken poo and dust, while the uninteresting partitions of the flat look to be creating mould.
The small bed room might be a clear freak’s nightmare because the double mattress is crammed to its edges with garments, bric-a-brac, letters and an underbelly of dust.
Fabric materials – doable remnants of curtains – may be seen connected to a big set of home windows as a white door is barricaded off by a picket board.
A mountain of bin baggage may be seen piling up within the reverse nook of the room as a pink and blue tropical shirt hangs in a half-constructed wardrobe.
The lavatory seems quite skeletal, with pried up floorboard and tiles lacking from the partitions above the stays of what was as soon as a full bathtub.
The property was positioned available on the market by Public sale Home Scotland final Wednesday and is at present marketed as a “refurbishment challenge” for £59,000.
They wrote within the description: “For those who’re in search of a unbelievable refurbishment challenge in a vastly well-liked location then your search is over with this one-bedroom flat in Leith, Edinburgh.
“The property requires a full programme of refurbishment works, which affords an thrilling alternative so as to add huge worth, whether or not for final resale, rental or proprietor/occupier.
“With excessive demand for rental properties within the space, the submit works yield potential is excellent, and we anticipate sturdy ranges of demand.
“We advocate you progress rapidly to keep away from lacking out on this one. Council Tax Band: B. Please be aware that this property is at present uninhabitable so no Residence Report might be obtainable.”
One house-hunter took to social media in the present day to share the weird itemizing, writing: “On the extra inexpensive finish of the Edinburgh property market, we’ve got this, er, fully-furnished providing in Leith.
“Could require gentle removing of guano.”
One commenter posed the suggestion of Rebus being the previous inhabitant writing: “May it have belonged to retired Inspector John Rebus? Simply the type of place I imagined him dwelling, studying Rankin.”