Two Kent towns in top 10 ‘hot spots’
Page & Wells is the agent to ask about a seven-bedroom former vicarage for sale at Boughton Monchelsea, near Maidstone.
The agent is seeking offers in excess of £1.5m for The Old Vicarage which is a ragstone property in an elevated spot and dates from about 1860.
The property stands in 2.3 acres and has been extended by the current owners to include an orangery.
There is a hard tennis court and a heated swimming pool.
For information ring 01622 756703 Two Kent towns have been identified as property ‘hot spots’ in latest statistics.
Swanley and Bexley both feature in a list of 10 towns where house prices have increased by the highest percentage since the beginning of the year.
Bexley is in joint fifth place. The average property price in the town is £477,981, an increase of £29,431, or 6.56%, since January.
Swanley isn’t far behind at number eight. A property there will set you back an average £362,671, which has increased by £22,099, 6.49%, since the New Year.
The top property hot spot in the country is Belper in Derbyshire while Britain’s biggest ‘cold spot’ – the place where property prices have fallen the most in the last six months – is Richmond, North Yorkshire.
The statistics were released by property website Zoopla, which also revealed the feature most people search its site for when looking for the perfect home is a garage.