Property to Buy in Winchester

Why is property to buy in Winchester in such short supply?

Take the complications out of the matter with Saxe Coburg.

Homeowners looking for a cheap property will find it’s in very short supply in Winchester. Yet, finding your dream property to buy in Winchester is not beyond the realms of possibility – and we’re here to help you with that. At Saxe Coburg, we understand how stressful buying or selling a property can be. Especially if the purchase of your new home depends on the sale of your existing one. Regardless of whether you are part of a chain, we know liaising with numerous estate agents, and countless viewings can quickly take its toll. So why not take the complications out of the matter?

Saxe Coburg properties in Winchester are on the most well-used property search websites for the area. These include the likes of Rightmove, Zoopla, and more.

The city of Winchester is generally an affluent area and one of the more expensive areas outside of London. It rates as one of the best places to live in the country in countless live surveys. Winchester itself has a population of around 45,000, although approximately 117,000 people live in the area. However, Winchester’s desirability, as well as a limited supply of housing, means property to buy in Winchester tends to be quite steep. Nonetheless, whilst Winchester city centre is a sought after area, there are always options available to you. Choose from traditional terraces, period properties, cottages, new builds, flats, apartments, and more. Or perhaps, instead of finding a property to buy in Winchester, you could consider settling in the surrounding suburbs? If so, we have properties in . . .

Itchen Abbas | Alresford | Shawford | Otterbourne | Chandlers Ford | Hursley

Finding a reliable estate agency has become more and more frustrating and difficult in today’s market. Whether you’re selling or looking for a property to buy in Winchester, know our smart and stylish estate agency has the portfolio you seek. Our tried and tested methods and accommodating manner will help you achieve the outcome you anticipate.

How does property to buy in Winchester compare with other cities?

For the first time in 6 years, London has dropped below the top 5 least affordable cities in the UK.

The affordability of cities has vastly deteriorated across the country. Yet, despite talks of a mass exodus from urban hubs during the pandemic, some remain as popular as ever. Prices have sharply risen, with house prices costing 7½ times people’s wages last year. For the first time in 6 years, London has dropped below the top 5 least affordable cities to live in the UK.

Whilst an unwanted crown, Winchester has dethroned Oxford and become Britain’s most unaffordable city to buy a home. With its impressive cathedral and quaint river mill, property to buy in Winchester comes with an average price tag of £630,432. According to Halifax, this is 8% more than last year and an astonishing 14 times higher than average local pay packets!

The Top 20 Least Affordable Cities in 2021

Source: Halifax
RankCityRegionPrice-to-earnings ratioAverage house priceAverage annual earnings
1WinchesterSouth East1463043245059
2Oxford South East12.448692839220
3TruroSouth West12.135678829558
3Bath South West12.147647039508
5Chichester South East10.644689937352
6Cambridge East Anglia 11.948230040492
7Brighton South East11.644924338737
8London South East1156469551257
9St Albans South East10.260442359391
9Chelmsford South East 10.242469041781
11Salisbury South West1039235539154
12Exeter South West 9.932355432635
13Leicester East Midlands 9.727908028725
14Hereford West Midlands 9.731692932839
15Norwich East Anglia 9.430694632632
16Bristol South West 9.334690237357
17Southampton South East 931043534429
17Canterbury South East 936516840565
17Gloucester South West 928760031987
20Worcester West Midlands 8.830313234389

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 property to buy in Winchester or the surrounding areas, please do not hesitate to contact us below.


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‘Saxe Coburg is committed to ethical franchising and is an accredited member of the Quality Franchise Association, whereby we follow the QFA Code of Conduct.