Abandoned house hidden behind overgrown ivy goes up for auction

A house completely covered in ivy with just a door in view
The house covered in ivy has been left dormant for 44 years (Image credit: Higgins Drysdale)

Nestled in the heart of Norbury, Staffordshire, lies a property that is hidden in plain sight. 

This detached house is entirely entombed in ivy making it camouflaged from the road and is set to go up for auction for £140,000.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.