South Bucks and Chiltern top list of ar­eas where most ex­pen­sive homes were sold

Nine of the ten prici­est prop­er­ties sold in Bucks in Novem­ber from two dis­tricts

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THE 10 most ex­pen­sive homes sold in Buck­ing­hamshire in Novem­ber all topped £1mil­lion – and nine of the 10 were in the South Bucks or Chiltern ar­eas.

The most ex­pen­sive prop­erty sold dur­ing the month was in Dukes Wood Av­enue in Ger­rards Cross, which changed hands for £2.1mil­lion on Novem­ber 25.

A de­tached home in Stoke Wood, Stoke Po­ges, was the sec­ond most ex­pen­sive – it sold for £1.9mil­lion on Novem­ber 8 – and third in the list was Wal­don Cot­tage in Bull Lane, Chal­font St Peter, which sold for £1,685,000 on Novem­ber 4.

Prop­er­ties in South Bucks and Chiltern ar­eas mak­ing up the rest of the top 10 in­cluded homes in South Park, Ger­rards Cross, Up­per Hol­lis, Great Mis­senden, Hib­berts Way, Ger­rards Cross, The Fen­nings Amer­sham, Hill­field Road, Chal­font St Peter and Orchehill Av­enue, Ger­rards Cross. All sold for be­tween £1.2 and £1.635mil­lion.

The only Buck­ing­hamshire prop­erty to make the top 10 most ex­pen­sive house sales in Novem­ber from out­side South Bucks and Chiltern was in Manor Farm Close, Edles­bor­ough in Ayles­bury Vale – a ter­raced prop­erty that sold on Novem­ber 18 for £1,474,000

None of the least ex­pen­sive prop­er­ties to be sold in the county dur­ing Novem­ber came from South Bucks or Chiltern. All were from Ayles­bury Vale or Wy­combe dis­tricts and ranged from a flat in Pri­ory Av­enue, High Wy­combe, that sold for £115,000 on Novem­ber 15 to a flat in Ju­niper Drive, We­ston Turville, that sold for £165,000 on Novem­ber 11.

Na­tion­ally, the top 10 most ex­pen­sive prop­er­ties sold dur­ing Novem­ber were pre­dom­i­nantly in Lon­don. The only ex­cep­tion be­ing 9 Crick Road, Ox­ford, which sold for £10.4mil­lion. The most ex­pen­sive sold dur­ing the month was 60 Ad­di­son Road in Kens­ing­ton and Chelsea, which changed hands for a cool £24mil­lion.

The least ex­pen­sive na­tion­ally was a semide­tached house in Llansam­let, Swansea, which sold for just £5,500.

Ac­cord­ing to the Land Reg­istry, 29,747 res­i­den­tial sales have been reg­is­tered from Novem­ber 2016, up from 25,714 in Oc­to­ber.

Across Eng­land and Wales, there were 488 £1m+ sales, in­clud­ing 88 at £2m+, com­pared to 427 and 62 re­spec­tively in Oc­to­ber.

The Land Reg­istry lists the price paid for ev­ery prop­erty bought at mar­ket value. The data also in­cludes sales un­der a power of sale/re­pos­ses­sions, buy-to-lets (where they can be iden­ti­fied by a Mort­gage) and trans­fers to non-pri­vate in­di­vid­u­als.

It may take sev­eral weeks for sales to be reg­is­tered af­ter com­ple­tion so some sales from later in Novem­ber may not be listed yet.

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