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Salcombe most expensive for seaside homes in UK

By LLM Reporters on 24th July 2015

The picturesque Salcombe in Devon has been crowned as Britain’s most expensive seaside town to buy a property.

A recent survey of house prices in 196 seaside towns across the UK by Halifax found that with a typical value of £672,874, homes in Salcombe are the most expensive.

Salcombe offers visitors and local residents golden sandy beaches, a fantastic estuary for sailing and other water sports and stunning scenery.

Sandbanks in Dorset was named as the country’s second costliest seaside town, with the average home costing £614,726.

Aldeburgh in East Anglia took third spot on £413,393, followed by Lymington (£404,781) in fourth and Dartmouth (£403,767), another Devon town, in fifth.

The 10 most expensive seaside towns in Britain
1. Salcombe, South West, £672,874
2. Sandbanks, South West, £614,726
3. Aldeburgh, East Anglia, £413,393
4. Lymington, South East, £404,781
5. Dartmouth, South West, £403,767
6. Padstow, South West, £387,109
7. Lyme Regis, South West, £343,604
8. Budleigh Salterton, South West, £342,442
9. Bigbury on Sea, South West, £333,626
10. East Wittering, South East, £330,146
Source: Halifax

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