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Beach houses – incredible property value

When it comes to beachfront property in the Uk you will find some are selling for the prices you would expect to pay for a house! Often referred to as a beach hut, and that’s exactly what it often is, a hut. So, could the price of a hut go for the price of a house, just because it’s on a UK beach?

In the Uk, Beach huts are largely a derivative of a changing room to keep bathers modest on the beaches, unlike the beach houses that are found in USA often associated with beach gardens and all sorts of additional luxuries. We found a few years back a beach hut selling for almost £235,000.

This beach hut sold as “Chalet number 4, on Beach Road, in West Bexington, Dorset, boasts stunning sea views along the Jurassic coastline. It boasted a kitchen, toilet and one bedroom measuring 2.87m x 2.62m.

Beach house property

Beach hut in Dorset

Again in dorset, a garage in Sandbanks sold for almost £100,000. Sandbanks near the town of Poole is the fourth most expensive place in the world to live and, with the average house price at more than £500,000, it is the most expensive seaside town in the UK.

Another ridiculous find in our search for the most expensive UK beach hut was found in Salcombe Devon. Though this was actually a boatshed. It sold in 2006 for sells for £402,000

So why these hideous prices? It’s been long beleived that the seaside means good health, one reason Bournemouth developed so rapidly. With the invigorating, salty sea smell, the sound of the screaching seagulls, it has some appeal.

With serious demand for beachfront houses in locations such as Brighton, Dover, Bournemouth and Worthing, it can be a tale of waiting lists, and price increases. No longer will a little beach hut remain the price of a hut.

posted by Zane in Buying,For Sale,Houses,Property and have Comments (2)

2 Responses to “Beach House Property”

  1. fancy buying my beach house in seasalter nr whitstable? brand new build, right on the beach, in mags and music videos, oysters for brekky, 10mins canterbury… bargain £299,999 for quick sale. alli – call 07831851937

  2. […] 1. Cressington Heath – a nature reserve hidden by the new Redrow homes development. 2. Banks Lane, Garston – a true hidden garden amidst primary schools and a defined community (selected by L.C.C. as a potential local nature reserve.) 3. Laurel Rd, off Edge Lane – a Brownfield that has been used by the local children as a playground, and by the adult community as a cut through – for over 20 years 4. The disused old Speke airfield – A Bijou Riverside Pavilion, Waterloo Dock – Sick of reading about those beach huts down south selling for the price of a semi in Garston? […]

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