Variety is key for Clive Emson

Freehold guided £800,000-plus, is a former dog training centre and bungalow on 2.84 acres with potential at Yelsted, Kent (lot 121).

Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers is cataloguing 149 lots for the July auction – the fifth of eight for 2023.

Covering southern England and ranging in guide price from a nil reserve to £1.2 million, the 149 lots include residential properties, investments, commercial buildings, land and development/conversion opportunities.

Bidding on the latest sale staged by Britain’s largest independent regional land and property auction house, begins on Monday July 24 and ends on Wednesday July 26.

Managing Director James Emson said: “Variety is a key word for Clive Emson Auctioneers. We auction a vast range of properties and land across all sectors every six weeks and the diversity we are bringing to the table this month is again outstanding.

“We have been in the auction business for more than three decades and our qualified experienced teams across the south work exceedingly hard on behalf of vendors and purchasers and know exactly what works – the success of our sales are testament to this fact.

“There are many and varied lots being offered in July, which are amongst a multitude of houses, flats, refurbishment projects, investment opportunities and the developments – we  anticipate keen bidding.”

Highlights of the July auction include:

Freehold guided £1.1-1.2 million is land in Hailsham with outline planning consent for 10 dwellings (lot 15).

Land in Hailsham in East Sussex which has a freehold guide price of £1m-£1.m

A five-story former restaurant, bar and accommodation opposite the cathedral in Old Portsmouth is freehold guided £850-900,000 (lot 28).

Freehold guided £800,000-plus, is a former dog training centre and bungalow on 2.84 acres with potential at Yelsted, Kent (lot 121).

Needing updating, a Victorian manor house with many original features and sea views in Torquay is freehold guided £550-600,000 (lot 7).

Guided £659-700,000 is a substantial period property with potential in one third of an acre in Eastbourne (lot 77).

A large mid-terrace property in Sittingbourne, guided £625-675,000 has consent for 17 letting units and retention of two commercial unit (lot 85).

Generating £48,000 per annum, a mid-terrace, five-storey property arranged as four flats generating £48,000 per annum in Penge, south east London, is guided £600-650,000 (lot 2).

Freehold guided £475-500,000, a mixed use property in Maldon, Essex, is let at £31,000 per annum, with estimated rental £54,000 pa (lot 145).

The former Bull pub in Sturminster Newton, Dorset, is guided £450-500,000. Planning consent is in place for 17 homes (lot 39).

Freehold guided £300,000-plus are three flats and a former brewery site with potential in Ventnor, Isle of Wight (lot 102).

Almost eight-and-a-half acres of land, including a water garden, copse and grassland, at Lyminge, near Folkstone, is guided £120-130,000 (lot 106).

A detached cabin in a woodland setting in more than an acre of land near Canterbury is listed with a £100-110,00 freehold guide price (lot 111)

A terrace of three blocks of flats with potential in Rye, East Sussex, has a £650,000+ freehold guide (lot 142).

Vacant land across the Reading region of Berkshire is offered in seven separate lots, each with a nil reserve.

All lots for the auction can be found in the latest catalogue which is online at

Clive Emson Auctioneers holds an auction at five locations every six weeks. The auction ends on Wednesday, 26 July with bidding opening 48 hours beforehand.





Notes to reporters:

Other pictures are available on request.

Full details and pictures of all properties mentioned in this news release and are available on request.

Clive Emson Auctioneers has 50 staff and is a property and land auctioneer to estate agents, commercial property agents, statutory bodies and private clients. It was established by namesake founder and Chairman Clive Emson in 1989.

The firm stages eight auctions every year.

The firm’s reach is across southern England, from Kent to Cornwall and now including Essex and North and East London too with an office in Chelmsford and it is one of the top four auctioneers in the UK by way of value and volume of residential sales.

Lots regularly generate newsworthy stories, from nuclear bunkers and sea forts to churches, clubs, pubs, former public toilets and historic properties, as well as the more usual homes under the hammer and which are often of keen interest to local residents. A number of newspapers utilise the news releases to run as ‘What’s Happening Here?’ columns.

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