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Dentist's chair brings a grin to Belvoir

publication date: Jul 29, 2009
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An antique dentist’s chair equipped with extraction tools is not the usual thing a landlord or lettings agent expects to find left behind in an average rental property. But there it was, at the end of the tenancy, after the tenant had packed up and left.
According to Belvoir, this is just one of the many bizarre items that have been found in properties across the UK. “There’s the usual crop of dumped hi-fi systems and scrapped Playstations,” says Mike Goddard Chief Executive at Belvoir. “But then comes the bizarre stuff – and every now and again we get a new surprise.”

As well as the dentist’s chair…
· A Christmas tree beautifully decorated in the middle of August that featured a glass eye as one of the decorations
· A fish tank with two very bemused gold fish, left in the middle of the dining room floor
· A montage of page three models that covered the entire upstairs of a property
· A stuffed sparrow hawk mounted on a plinth
· Two surf boards used as ‘saloon style’ doors to the kitchen
· A box of 24 out of date Castlemaine lager with a fishing rod, a kite and a false breast
· An external door that had been mounted on bricks and used as a coffee table
· A wardrobe full of brand new women’s clothes, shoes, jewellery and makeup.