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Buying a property: How much do you actually get for your money?

From cinema rooms and saunas to orchards and al fresco eating areas, we look at what you get for your money when buying a property.

From cinema rooms and saunas to orchards and al fresco eating areas, sometimes it’s the added extras that will really sway a home buying decision, no matter what the price tag. Here, we've rounded-up some showstopping homes within a set budget, to show you what you can actually get for your money when property hunting.


£600,000 - £800,000

Downton, Salisbury, SP5
7 bedroom house in Downton
£750,000 Freehold

Upwards of £600,000 can get you an exceptionally spacious property in Salisbury, where the overall average house price is around £301,000. This home on Breamore Road has an outstanding seven bedrooms, plus the potential for an annex on the grounds. It’s not just the building itself that offers space for large families to roam; an option retained field comes with the price tag too.

Contact Winkworth Salisbury or call 01722 443 000 for more information.


New Kings Road, London, SW6
2 bedroom flat/apartment in London
£775,000 Share of freehold

In London space isn’t such a generous commodity but what you do get are the thrills and opportunities presented when living in one of the world’s most thriving capital cities. A budget of around £700-800,000 will afford you a prime location in one of London’s most sought-after south west postcodes. This two-bedroom apartment boasts generous proportions as well as a lovely finish.

Contact Winkworth Fulham & Parsons Green or call 020 7731 3388 for more information.


Bath, Somerset, BA2
5 bedroom house in Bath

In Bath, where the average house price is close to £500,000, a bigger budget allows for the best of both city and country living, as well as a decent amount of space. This five-bedroom home is just a 10 minute walk from both the city centre and Bath’s gorgeous woodland trails. Wells Road in itself is highly desirable, just five minutes from Bath Spa station and within walking distance from Bear Flat, a buzzy neighbourhood packed with shops and local businesses including Bath’s famous destination restaurant, Menu Gordon Jones.

Contact Winkworth Bath or call 01225 829000 for more information.


£800,000 - £1,000,000

Somerhill Avenue, Hove, BN3
3 bedroom flat/apartment in Hove
OIEO £950,000 Leasehold

For just shy of £1,000,000, buyers will enjoy excellent transport links, three bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, underground parking, on-site gym facilities and a south-facing trap of a balcony. But the best bit about this Southdown House penthouse are undoubtedly its proximity to the beach and its unrivalled views across the coastline and pretty coastal town of Hove.

Contact Winkworth Brighton & Hove or call 01273 772 175 for more information.


New Park Road, Brixton, London, SW2
5 bedroom house in Brixton
£999,950 Freehold

London’s property market offers up some real gems for those who know where to look. No doubt soon to be snapped up, this five-bedroom house in south London is comprised of 2,100 sq ft of living space in one of the capital’s busiest and most popular postcodes. Bordering Brixton and Clapham, it doesn’t get much better in terms of local amenities and transport links. Along with three double bedrooms, four bathrooms, three reception rooms and parking, buyers of this Grade II-listed home will get a large and sunny, south east-facing garden.

Contact Winkworth Herne Hill or call 020 7501 8950 for more information.


North Kyme, Lincoln, LN4
11 bedroom house in North Kyme
£1,000,000 Freehold

It’s a ubiquitously known fact that the further out of London you go, the more bang you get for your buck. So in Lincolnshire, a cool £1m affords a whopping 11 bedrooms, if you add together the five-bedroom house, four-bedroom barn conversion and two-bedroom annex that sit on this superb site in North Kyme Fen. The current owners have made use of the space by renting it out as holiday accommodation, and continued business is perfectly viable for new owners.

Contact Winkworth Sleaford or call 01529 303 377 for more information.



Virginia Water, Surrey, GU25
10 bedroom house in Virginia Water
£15,950,000 Freehold

Certainly £16million isn’t a likely budget for the majority of home buyers in the UK, but when you’ve got the cash to splash, it will get you a seemingly endless list of enviable amenities within your home. This 10-bedroom property in Virginia Water begs for a Gatsby-style soiree with ample room to host guests, plus a dining room, drawing room, home cinema, draw-dropping kitchen and a 10-car garage. If that wasn’t enough, the impressive leisure suite is home to a heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, his and hers changing rooms and an air conditioned gymnasium, while additional two-bedroom, two-bathroom accommodation on the site makes for the perfect staff quarters.

Contact Winkworth Sunningdale or call 01344 291639 for more information.


Elthiron Road, London, SW6
6 bedroom house in London
£3,375,000 Freehold

With the average house selling for £2.3m on Elthiron Road, buyers can expect to find some exceptionally high-calibre homes in the area. Case-and-point this immaculately-presented six bedroom home complete with Barazza stainless steel kitchen and top-of-the range appliances including a built-in subzero fridge, Siemens coffee machine, two Siemens ovens and microwave. For the £3.3m price tag, you’ll also get a gym, sauna and swimming pool, a cinema room with two built-in wine fridges and a generously-sized garden perfect for entertaining.

Contact Winkworth Fulham & Parsons Green or call 020 7731 3388 for more information.


Main Road, Naphill, HP14
5 bedroom house in Naphill
Guide price £2,500,000 Freehold

With six acres, an al fresco dining area, orchard, formal lawns and informal gardens, £2.5m seems like a generous asking price for this superbly-restored, period property. Set within the gorgeous Beaconsfield countryside, this five bedroom, 17th century farmhouse makes for an idyllic family home with more than enough space to see little ones grow through to adult years.

Contact Winkworth Beaconsfield or call 01494 677978 for more information.

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