You can stay in the apartment in central London for just £ 130 a week

An “TRENDY” apartment in an exclusive postcode in London has come on the market at a low price – but there is a big problem.

The home in Pimlico is on the market for just £ 130 a week – a bargain for the area, which is close to the Tate Britain gallery and chic Chelsea.

An apartment in Pimlico has come on the market at a low price - but even though there is a huge shower cubicle in one corner, there is no toilet

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An apartment in Pimlico has come on the market at a low price – but even though there is a huge shower cubicle in one corner, there is no toiletCredit: Gumtree
The studio, at a cost of £ 130 a week, has a single mattress on top of a mezzanine

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The studio, at a cost of £ 130 a week, has a single mattress on top of a mezzanineCredit: Gumtree

However, eagle-eyed flat-hunters will soon discover a huge omission.

While the property has its own large shower, tucked away in a corner opposite the kitchenette, there is no toilet to be seen.

In addition, the ad does not mention anything about a toilet at all – so potential tenants can guess where they want to spend a penny.

The Gumtree ad markets a “nice, modern, furnished studio with its own kitchenette and walk-in shower in the trendy Pimlico.”

Pictures from inside the property show a single mattress on the mezzanine level, with the shower cubicle at the bottom of a set of stairs.

There is also a small kitchen with sink, refrigerator and microwave with two hotplates on top and a table with two chairs.

The home is furnished with pine chest of drawers, wardrobe and small coffee table and armchair in leather look.

The big draw for those looking for an apartment would be the location on Claverton Street, where homes are sold for an average of £ 642,867, according to Zoopla.

The apartment is close to schools and public gardens, while the Vauxhall Bridge, which crosses the Thames, is a short walk away.

London is known for being particularly challenging for those without deep pockets.

A double room in Finsbury, north of the town, is on the market for £ 700 a month, but the new tenant must enjoy plenty of company.

BUDGET LONDON

The room features a mattress under the eaves with a hammock nearby and a desk close to the door.

There is also a large garden and even a movie room furnished with a projector.

But those who prefer their own space may want to skip a view – because they will share with more than 20 other people as well as three cats.

And even those with more money to inject can face problems.

A three-story home in one of the capital’s most trendy postcodes is on the market for just under £ 1 million.

The property at the end of the patio, just off Brick Lane in the East End, has plenty of room for its new owners.

But whoever takes out the mortgage has to roll up their sleeves before moving the kids in as the house is totally overdue inside.

The buyer faces months of work – and parting with lots of cash – to bring it back to a viable condition.

YOUR RIGHTS

Your property must be suitable for living in and be safe, healthy and free from things that can cause serious injury.

If your house falls below these standards, you can take your landlord to court.

There are also rules to stop overcrowding in small houses.

To find out if your house is crowded, count the number of people living there (a child aged 10 or over counts as one person), and count the number of bedrooms and living rooms.

A maximum of two people is allowed for one room, as well as a maximum of three people for two rooms and three people for five rooms.

You can check if your home is crowded using Shelter’s guidebook on its website.

Citizens’ Council says you should complain to your landlord if your home does not meet these standards or you are unhappy with your living conditions.

You should write your complaints in writing, either in a letter or an email, so that you have documentation for your interview.

If your landlord does not solve the problem, you should tell your local council – again, be sure to send an email or letter.

You can find which one is yours using gov.uk’s Council Finder tool.

Send a copy of any evidence after your call or with your letter, such as photos showing the problem.

The huge cubicle stands at the bottom of a staircase

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The huge cubicle stands at the bottom of a staircaseCredit: Gumtree
Elsewhere, the new tenant finds a small kitchenette

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Elsewhere, the new tenant finds a small kitchenetteCredit: Gumtree
The apartment comes fully furnished, with plenty of pine furniture as proof

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The apartment comes fully furnished, with plenty of pine furniture as proofCredit: Gumtree
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