Former cannabis factory flat in Finchley up for sale at auction
A two-bedroom flat ‘recently’ used as a ‘cannabis factory’ is now up for sale via auction.
The estate agent images in the listing include the living room which is lined with reflective sheeting pinned to the walls and pipes and wires hanging down from the ceiling.
There are also fans apparently used keep the smell from creeping into neighbouring flats.
Elsewhere, there are even cannabis leaves on display on the floor alongside pots filled with soil.
The listing can be found on Auction House London’s site, which is selling the property in Ballards Lane at a guide price of £275,000.
Other photos show there is a kitchen, bathroom and separate toilet which were clearly used by the previous occupants.
It is offered with planning permission from Barnet Council and the freeholder’s consent for the conversion of existing loft and flat into two one-bedroom flats.
The listing is honest about the past use of the flat saying: “The property comprises a second floor two bedroom flat situated within a mixed use building arranged over ground and two upper floors.
“The property has been recently used to grow cannabis and requires a program of refurbishment.”
The flat a 125 year lease from July 7, 2015.
The description adds that the property is situated on a residential road close to local shops and amenities – Victoria Park is nearby, as well as Finchley Tube station.
One twitter wrote jokingly about the cannabis factory equipment: “I can’t work out what is going on here but I’m sure it’s nothing good.”