Two-bed house on sale for £175,000 with walls covered in black mould

Holy mouldy! Two-bed terraced house in York goes on the market for £175,000 – despite walls covered in black mould

  • Prospective buyers were shocked when they saw the level of mould in the two-bedoom terraced house 
  • Black mould appears to cover most of the walls and ceilings in the – seemingly lived in – home in Yorkshire 
  • Viewers reacted in horror to the home, with one saying: ‘Sad to think of someone living in those conditions’

Buyers have been left horrified by a £175,000 terraced house on the market covered in black mould.

Viewers voiced concern after seeing the condition of the two-bedroom home in York.

A picture of the bathroom reveals walls covered in black mould, while downstairs the kitchen has white and black mould spreading throughout – including around the fridge and washing machine.

The living area does not have flooring and has a large hole on the wall next to a window where fungus is sprouting.

Black mould can be seen covering almost all the walls of the bathroom in the Yorkshire home now on sale

The mould also covers the walls of the kitchen – especially next to the fridge and washing machine at the far end  

More mould can be seen in the corner of the roof of one of the double-bedrooms in the terraced house

The two-bedroom terraced house in York has gone on the market with an asking price of £175,000

The mould can be seen creeping across the roof of seemingly every room in the property. 

Estate agents Churchills optimistically described it as ‘in need of some improvements’.

The firm said: ‘A two-bedroom period mid terrace house, in need of some improvements, situated in this popular and convenient residential location close to the York city centre, hospital and York St John University.

‘The property briefly comprises entrance hallway, lounge, dining room, kitchen, first floor landing, two first floor double bedrooms and a three piece bathroom.

‘To the outside to the rear is a courtyard with brick outbuildings.’

House-browsers were shocked when they saw the condition of the house being offered 

Damage on the walls can be seen throughout the house – including in the home’s downstairs corridor 

Estate agents Churchills optimistically describes the home on sale as ‘in need of some improvements’

One viewer tried to be more positive about the state of the property, saying: ‘Could be a lovely wee house with a bit of work’

House-hunters have taken to social media to comment on the state of the house. 

One said: ‘What must that smell like?! Shudder.’

Another wrote: ‘It seems someone is still living there – really sad to think of someone living in those conditions.’

A third commented: ‘Quick. Let’s put in a close up of the ceiling rose to make everyone forget what they saw.’ 

One viewer added: ‘Could be a lovely wee house with a bit of work.’

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