Our latest House Price Index shows house prices are falling in 4 out of every 5 local housing markets.
The national average house price in November 2023 is £260,800.
Let's take a look at some hot properties for sale around that price bracket (with some cash left over in some cases), including a beautiful coach house and church conversion, a swanky apartment in the London suburbs and a seaside home with all the views.
1. Three-bed apartment, Canterbury, £265,000
This beautiful building here was a hospital in a former life and is just a short walk from gorgeous Canterbury city centre.
With an open plan kitchen/lounge, featuring a massive bay window to let in all the light, this apartment comes with two big double bedrooms with the master en-suite, plus a single bedroom which could be used to as a home office.
With no onward chain and an allocated parking space, this apartment is perfect for a home mover looking for a place that’s ready to move into.
Available from: Wards - Canterbury
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2. Two-bed cottage, Bedford, £270,000
Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Thistley Lane neighbourhood in Bromham, this two bedroom cottage is brimming with charm.
We’re loving the colourful kitchen tiles, cosy lounge nooks with built-in seating and oak bedroom doors.
With a lovely welcoming vibe and offering a perfect blend of traditional charm and modern style, this smart terraced cottage has a lovely garden with two seating areas for soaking up the summer sunshine.
Available from: Goodacres Residential
3. Two-bed apartment, Bexleyheath, Kent, £275,000
Ready for a wow-factor living area in a slick apartment on the outskirts of London?
Set in the heart of Bexleyheath, with all of its high street faves and local cafes and restaurants, this top floor pad has wraparound windows that let in all the light.
And how could you not fall in love with a cosy rounded corner seat?
With everything right on its doorstep, including a cinema, this is the perfect pad for first-time buyers looking for a central location.
Bexleyheath train station is just over half a mile away with trains running to London Bridge and Victoria every 30 minutes.
Available from: Ewe Move Sales & Lettings
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4. Two-bed flat, Gillingham, £260,000
Set in a former church, this two double bedroom apartment has been refurbished to immaculate standards.
The master bedroom comes en suite with a shower room, while the living area has dual aspect windows and a balcony.
With plenty of local eateries and shops on its doorstep, this home is ready to move into and comes with no onward chain.
Available from: Dockside Property Services
5. Three-bed converted coach house, £275,000
Set in the town of Wincanton in Somerset, on the border with Dorset and Wiltshire, this newly converted coach house features a large open plan lounge and kitchen, alongside a separate lounge or third bedroom and handy WC on the ground floor.
Upstairs are two lovely big double bedrooms and a bathroom.
With lots of shops and cafes nearby, there’s also a handy Waitrose 10 minutes away in Gillingham and an excellent local farm shop and restaurant 5 minutes away at Kimbers.
Wincanton racecourse is also close by while the pretty local Cale Park has a playground, cafe and river running through it which leads to the countryside behind Loxton House.
Available from: Hambledon Estate Agents
6. One-bed bungalow, Ashford, £240,000
Set in a Grade II listed barn conversion, this one-bed bungalow is surrounded by beautiful communal gardens and has a private back garden of its own.
Small but perfectly formed, it’s brimming with character thanks to its nooks and crannies, oak beams and natural wood doors and windows.
Nearby are a local green and wooded area for strolls - while the local Co-op and village pub are a short walk away.
Available from: Wards - Hythe
7. Two-bed apartment, Eastbourne, East Sussex, £275,000
With lush harbour views, this south-facing two-bed apartment in Eastbourne comes with a lovely wide balcony for soaking up that sunshine.
With triple aspect windows in the living area, this apartment lets in all the natural light and the master bedroom is en suite.
With secure underground parking and a handy lift, this home has local amenities right on its doorstep, with local golf courses and countryside walks nearby.
Available from: Leaders Waterside - Sovereign Harbour
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8. Two-bed terraced house, York, £250,000
Recently refurbished, this attractive two-bed brick cottage is a perfect first-time buy.
With a lovely big open-plan living/dining area leading through to a smart galley kitchen and downstairs bathroom, this home comes ready to move into with no onward chain.
Neutrally decorated with wooden flooring throughout downstairs and plush grey carpets upstairs, this home is just half a mile from York’s historic city walls with excellent access to the beautiful city centre.
Available from: Hunters - York
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9. Four-bed semi, Hucknall, Nottingham, £260,000
Gorgeous kitchen, tick, home office, tick, cosy lounge complete with fireplace, tick and swanky entrance hall with wood panelling and groovy stairs, tick.
This lush family pad in Nottingham’s Hucknall is beautifully decorated throughout and comes with a lovely garden, complete with decking area for summer socials.
Extended on the ground floor, it has a utility room and downstairs cloakroom as well as an integral garage and parking for several cars out front.
Upstairs are two double bedrooms and a single, plus a family bathroom.
Available from: Purplebricks - Head Office
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