A couple from London purchased and moved into a home of what was supposed to be a new housing community in England over three years ago. 운수 나쁘게, 건축 회사가 무너졌다, leaving most of the houses unfinished, turning the area into a ghost town.
Mark Phillips and his wife Lucia bought the newly built home to get away from the city life of London, 남서부 뉴스 서비스 (SWNS) 보고서. At the time they moved in, many of the other houses in the area were still under construction.
운수 나쁘게, about a year later, the building company went out of business before finishing many of the homes in the area.
그때부터, Phillips and his wife had found themselves living in a deserted community with no other neighbors. They’ve had to install floodlights in certain areas to keep people from sneaking into the abandoned lots to do drugs.
“We were perfectly happy to start with,” Phillips told SWNS. “The houses all had their roofing up. They weren’t all completed but they were gradually getting there. They were doing everything slowly but surely.”
한 지점에서, the couple spent time working in the United States. When they returned home, they say that contractors had stripped rooves and balconies from many of the properties, including the house owned by the Phillips. The couple also found their furniture tossed onto a neighbor’s roof.
While the couple had to pay for their own repairs, they were able to get their money returned to them in court.
SWNS에 따르면, the estate has been purchased by a new developer, so it’s likely that construction could be completed at a future date.