Around the UK in £100k – some of the best properties in Britain for under £100,000

Posted 30 January 2015 by Helen Christie

With so many headlines focusing on rampant house price rises and affordability issues, we’ve decided to hunt around for some affordable options costing under £100,000 – well under that figure, in some cases

So if you are looking for an inexpensive way to get on the property ladder, or a ‘doer-upper’ on a buy-to-let basis, take a look at these homes which are on the market right now for less than that magic figure.

Scottish Borders

Found in a quiet area in Canonbie, a small pretty village in Dumfriesshire in the Scottish Borders, is a pleasant mid-link two-bedroom property. The house, which benefits from a low-maintenance garden to the rear with an open aspect, is available at a guide price of £92,500.

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Southsea, Hampshire

A vacant one-bedroom lower ground floor flat situated in the residential area of Southsea close to the University of Portsmouth, is set to go under the auction hammer next month, and is available to buy at a guide price of £65,000.

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Newport, Gwent

Lysaght Village, a new development in Newport, Wales, features a wide range of new homes, starting from £72,500. We were particularly impressed with Plot 380, ‘The Teme’, which is a one-bedroom coach house with en suite and open-plan living space, available for £99,995.

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Kettering, Northamptonshire

A two-bedroom first floor apartment on Green Lane in Kettering which is in good condition and close to the centre of Kettering is set to be sold at auction on 25 February 2015, at a starting guide of £70,000.

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Lowestoft South, Suffolk

A well-presented, recently decorated three-bedroom terraced house near Lowestoft’s fine sandy South Beach, is available at an asking price of £99,950.

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Brough, Cumbria

Cobbler's Cottage, a charming little one-bedroom cottage in the town of Brough, has been fully renovated and is beautifully presented, with a stone staircase, new electrics, plumbing, woodwork and insulation. Offers of in the region of £95,000 are being invited.  

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Hyde, Greater Manchester

A lovely two-bedroom end-terrace house just outside Manchester is on the market at an asking price of £82,500.

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This fantastic studio mews flat in the heart of Edinburgh’s prestigious West End, a stone’s throw from a wide variety of amenities including bars, shops, boutiques and restaurants, has been converted from a single garage. Asking price: £79,000.

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