Property for Sale Winchester
Found yourself looking for a property for sale in Winchester?
Few cities outside London have such a mass of historic properties.
If so, it can be particularly overwhelming for those new to the area. After all, you need a place suited to your lifestyle, work and family balance, and aligning these preferences can be a cumbersome task. Yet, this is where our local agents come in handy. We know this city like the back of our hands.
Ideally located to make the best of coast and country, it should come as no surprise that property for sale in Winchester is often always in high demand. Rich in heritage, greenery and a thriving local economy, it really is the place to be. Home to a growing population of 116,600 residents, Winchester has long been a popular destination for homebuyers. So much so that in 2021, the Sunday Times named it one of the best places to live. The city centre was built on a grid established by the Saxons. Since then, the streets contain homes that ranges wildly in style and eras. In fact, few cities outside London have such a great mass of historic properties. Ideal as family homes, many of its properties were built during the Georgian and Victorian eras. During the sixties, a swathe of semis and more modern homes were erected throughout Winchester.
The community spirit of Winchester makes it a hospitable and welcoming city. As such, levels of crime have reassuringly been reported as “very low” overall. It is a safe city to walk alone in – day or night – and is enhanced by the Winchester Community Safety Partnership. Yet, despite this and its abundance of heritage, Winchester has a distinctly cosmopolitan scene. The city centre is a thriving shopping destination, with markets and a variety of independent and national retail shops. Better still, buyers can find property for sale in Winchester with large gardens well within walking distance. Therefore, many residents employed in the city need not rely on a car to get to work. They can simply head into the city or the city’s conveniently located train station. Plus, Winchester is home to highly-rated state and independent schools for children of all ages, including one of the oldest schools in the UK – The Pilgrim’s School.
How much is property for sale in Winchester?
Crowned the UK’s least affordable city, it recently usurped Oxford.
In recent news, Hampshire was found to be the third most sought-after location to move to. In fact, it was only beaten by the coastal respites of Devon and Norfolk. Yet, with that said, property for sale in Winchester is in hot demand. The location of this historic city has long been one of its strong selling points; with capital, country and coast all easily accessible. Situated well within an hour’s rail commute between central London and the South Coast, the surrounding countryside is just as much of a draw. Populated by charming villages and country pubs, you might find yourself transfixed for days on end.
However, whilst unfortunate for some, Winchester was recently crowned the UK’s least affordable city. According to Halifax, it’s usurped Oxford, with homes now 14 times higher than the annual earnings of those living and working in the city. Property for sale in Winchester will now set buyers back an average, £630,432, up 8 per cent from 2020. Although average earnings in Winchester are notably higher than the rest of the UK (£45,059), many still consider the price too steep hill to climb. However, the most desirable homes for sale in Winchester include St Cross – to the south of the city – with its mixture of Regency and Victorian houses. Also popular are the larger properties on the leafy streets of Weeke, such as Bereweeke Road or Hatherley Road.
Your Saxe Coburg Winchester branch is waiting for you . . .
In the birthplace of the modern game of cricket and resting place of author, Jane Austen.
Once known as the ancient capital and former seat of King Alfred the Great, Winchester is situated just one hour from London. Combining the best of city life with the freshness of the surrounding countryside, it has a thriving contemporary arts scene. Thanks, in part, to the many craft-makers and artists who help keep the bustling city alive during all seasons. It’s also home to the country’s largest farmers’ market and fine architecture – making Winchester an inspiration to all who live here.
Our Winchester branch serves the city centre itself, along with the surrounding country villages. Such as Hursley, Itchen Abbas and Alresford. South of the city, we also sell and let properties in the highly desirable areas of Shawford, Otterbourne and Chandlers Ford. Each of which is renowned for its high-end property and outstanding schools. Our Winchester team is hard-working and live by the philosophy that client satisfaction is the key to success. At Saxe Coburg, clients feel comfortable discussing their requirements in detail. This is because we are not only proficient in the marketing, selling and letting of properties but are known for our friendly atmosphere too.
If you would like any further information on our Winchester branches or the surrounding property market, please do not hesitate to contact us below.