What Home Can You Buy For The Average UK House Price In Different Parts Of The Country?
Posted on 04/11/2022
According to recent price index research conducted by Zoopla, the average price of a home in the UK is £258,000 as of October 2022. But what will that sum get you in different parts of England? Read on to find out!
Depending on whether you’re a single first-time buyer living in some parts of northern England, or you’re a member of a large family living in the heart of a property hotspot like London, the UK average could seem like a lot or absolute peanuts!
Regardless of whether that amount of money seems high or low to you, we thought it would be interesting to compare what you can expect for your money in various parts of the country, and the results vary wildly as you might expect!
We’ve done our best to look at properties as close to the average UK house price as possible, and the properties included range from £250,00 up to £260,000.
The properties we found
The smallest property you can expect to find for a cool quarter of a million pounds is in, you’ve guessed it, London. The largest property we found at the time for a similar amount of money was a modern 3 bedroom detached family house located in Bolton…
Located in the south Liverpool region of Allerton is this double-fronted terraced house has a generous 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms set across 3 floors. On that market with Rightmove this October for £259,000 the property doesn’t have a garden, but does have a generous yard.
A traditional, stunning semi-detached villa close to Blantyre, this is a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom family home with generous front and rear gardens and ample parking. Bedroom 3 is currently located downstairs, but could be used instead as snug, office or dining room if desired. This property is listed Rightmove for £260,000.
In Telford £258,000 could get you a 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom new build semi-detached house constructed by Miller Homes. Listed with Zoopla, this property also benefits from a downstairs loo and utility room with allocated parking spaces and a 10 year NHBC warranty.
In the Charlton Hayes region of Bristol you could get a modern 2 bedroom flat, on the market with Ocean and listed with Zoopla for offers over £250,000. The flat comprises 1 bathroom and 1 reception room and the flat includes off-street parking.
Listed on Rightmove, and located in Llandudno, Conwy, £258,000 could get a grade 2 listed stone-built mews cottage with 2 bedrooms. There’s an allocated parking space and even a balcony and it’s good news for walkers too, as it’s located right at the base of Great Orne.
We found this modern 1 bedroom flat in East Dulwich, London listed on Zoopla, priced at £260,000. The flat comprises a combined kitchen, diner and living room, a bathroom and 1 double bedroom. On the downside, there’s no allocated parking and no mention of a communal garden or outside space.
In Bolton in Lancashire, you could snap up this 3 bedroom detached property that has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There’s also a rear garden, a modern open plan kitchen diner and a downstairs WC. On the market for £260,00, the property is listed on Rightmove.
For £260,000 in Bath you could get a 2 bedroom semi-detached house in need of modernisation with front and rear gardens. Listed with Rightmove, Its certainly not the prettiest house we’ve found, but it does have potential with many opportunities to add value.
On the market with Purple Bricks, £258,000 in Reading, close to Prospect Park you’ll find this modern 2 bedroom flat. The flat has a light and airy open plan kitchen and living room as well as a master bedroom with ensuite as well as a garage and designated parking space.
In Waterbeach in Cambridge £260,000 will get you a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom terraced house that would benefit from some updating. There’s a small rear garden and the property could be ideal for a first-time buyer. It’s listed on Rightmove.
A spend of £254,950 in Hull could get you a traditional 3 bed semi-detached house, as listed at Zoopla. The property provides ample parking, gardens to the front and rear and is a great example of just how far your money can stretch in some parts of the UK.
From a small 1 bedroom flat right up to a generous 3 bedroom period family home with front and rear gardens, it’s clear that the type of property you can expect to buy for the UK average house price differs wildly depending on the location.
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