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Last Updated: Sunday, 1 July 2007, 10:18 GMT 11:18 UK
Cave cottage put up for auction
Rock Cottage, near Wolverley, Worcestershire
The cave cottage has a guide price of 25,000
Property hunters are being given a "rare opportunity" to live in a cave.

Rock Cottage, which is hewn out of a sandstone cliff near Wolverley, Worcestershire, was last occupied in the late 1940s.

Given a guide price of 25,000, it comes complete with three adjoining caves and has generated more than 50 requests for viewings.

Auctioneer Daniel Lovatt, of Halls Estate Agents, Kidderminster, said the sale offered a "unique opportunity".

He added: "How many people can say they own a cave home?"

The cottage in Sladd Lane has no electricity or water supply but boasts a front door, windows and fireplaces, as well as a pantry, sitting room and a bedroom.

It also includes nearly five acres of mixed woodland and garden land and is being auctioned on Wednesday following the death of the previous owner.


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