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Properties For Sale: What Weymouth Has To Offer

Found on the River Wey on the English Channel coast, Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset that lies 7 miles from Dorchester. However, Weymouth has plenty to offer in its own right and it is easy to see why so many people are keen to explore the property market in this part of England.

As of November 2017, according to Zoopla statistics, the average value of property in Weymouth stands at £270,342 while the average price paid for Weymouth property in the past 12 months is £247,967. To provide these figures with some form of context, the average value of Dorset property is £340,371 and the average price paid for property in Dorset, in the past 12 months, stands at £315,983. With Weymouth offering an average price that is more than £65,000 cheaper than the Dorset average, is it any wonder many people are happy to explore what property Weymouth has to offer.

Weymouth offers a range of properties

From one bedroom flats all the way through to penthouse properties on the beach and five bedroom homes that are on the market for more than £1m, there is a lot more to Weymouth than you would probably imagine. Yes, Weymouth is a seaside town but there is a lot to enjoy about local life and it is the third largest settlement in the whole of Dorset, coming in behind Bournemouth and Poole. Over 50,000 people live in Weymouth and given the demand for property, it is fair to say that many more people enjoy what Weymouth has to offer.

There is a variety to life in Weymouth that is suitable for people and families of all ages. It would be a cliché to say that a seaside town resort is the ideal place for pensioners to move to in order to see out their golden years in comfort and style, but this is definitely the case.

Who is living in Weymouth?

There is a broad range of people living in Weymouth, with the demographic spread for ages being:

  • 0 to 17 years old make up 18.6% of the Weymouth population
  • 18 to 29 years old make up 12.5% of the Weymouth population
  • 30 to 59 years old make up 37.9% of the Weymouth population
  • 60 to 84 years old make up 27.4% of the Weymouth population
  • People aged 85 or over make up 3.3% of the Weymouth population

In England as a whole, the 60 to 84 year old group makes up 20.09% of the population while the 30 to 59 bracket makes up 40.02% of the population. This suggests that as a proportion, Weymouth has a population that has more elderly residents than England as a whole, which backs up the feelings about elderly people moving to the area. Then again, statistics don’t always tell the full story and it may be that the bracing sea air and a good quality of life helps elderly residents of Weymouth to live for longer!

There are many attractive one and two bedroom homes in the area but in recent times, perhaps with sensible downsizing in mind, the elder generation have been more inclined to move into flats that offer a fantastic location with a sea view.

As you get older and need less space, and you want to use money more effectively, there is a great deal to be said for having a compact home that still meets your needs but is more about the location and convenience of life. There is no shortage of bungalows and semi-detached properties which may be the more conventional option for someone looking to wind down but in Weymouth, flats are popular with all potential buyers. Given that new developments are taking place, increasing the number of flats in prominent positions in Weymouth, there should be plenty of options for people to enjoy.

With the standard train journey time between Weymouth and London Waterloo Station being three hours, there is no chance of Weymouth being seen as a suitable destination for commuters. In its own way though, this is a good thing, meaning the town has a population of people looking to support their local community as opposed to just being a convenient and affordable stopping point.

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Property for sale in 2 Grange Road, Weymouth
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2 Grange Road, Weymouth
2 Grange Road, Weymouth
2 Grange Road, Weymouth

2 Grange Road,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £140,000

bedrooms2    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

A deceptively spacious two double bedroom first floor apartment. This well presented apartment is being offered with no forward chain and offers spacious living accommodation. On entering the (...)

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Property for sale in Ilchester Road, Weymouth
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Ilchester Road, Weymouth
Ilchester Road, Weymouth
Ilchester Road, Weymouth

Ilchester Road,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £140,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

Three bedroom terraced house Offered for sale, with no onward chain, is this three bedroom terraced house. The property requires refurbishment but does benefit from gas fired central heating and (...)

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Property for sale in Dorchester Road Broadwey, Weymouth
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Dorchester Road Broadwey, Weymouth
Dorchester Road Broadwey, Weymouth
Dorchester Road Broadwey, Weymouth

Dorchester Road Broadwey,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £140,000

bedrooms2    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Attractive terraced cottage Offered for sale this delightful cottage being put to the market with no onward chain. The property offers lots of quaint features and benefits from UPVC double (...)

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Property for sale in Dorchester Road Frampton, Dorchester
Dorchester Road Frampton, Dorchester
Dorchester Road Frampton, Dorchester
Dorchester Road Frampton, Dorchester

Dorchester Road Frampton,
Dorchester

£139,950

bedrooms1    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Austin Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this terraced cottage converted from a farm building. The property has one bedroom and is situated in an attractive communal courtyard with gated (...)

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Property for sale in Littlemoor Road, Weymouth
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Littlemoor Road, Weymouth
Littlemoor Road, Weymouth
Littlemoor Road, Weymouth

Littlemoor Road,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £135,000

bedrooms1    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

One bedroom freehold house Austin Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this spacious, one bedroom, end of terrace house situated in a popular residential location close by to local shops (...)

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Property for sale in Locks Lane Stratton, Dorchester
Locks Lane Stratton, Dorchester
Locks Lane Stratton, Dorchester
Locks Lane Stratton, Dorchester

Locks Lane Stratton,
Dorchester

£135,000

bedrooms1    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

*ONE BEDROOM GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT WITH PRIVATE GARDEN, GARAGE & PARKING. IDEAL FIRST PURCHASE / INVESTMENT* Offered for sale, with no onward chain. is this spacious, one bedroom apartment which (...)

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Property for sale in Canberra Crescent, Weymouth
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Canberra Crescent, Weymouth
Canberra Crescent, Weymouth
Canberra Crescent, Weymouth

Canberra Crescent,
Weymouth

£130,000

bedrooms2    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Offered for sale is this very well presented, ground floor, two bedroom apartment situated close by to amenities and Weymouth relief road. The apartment is being put to the market with no onward (...)

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Property for sale in 9 Kirtleton Avenue, Weymouth
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9 Kirtleton Avenue, Weymouth
9 Kirtleton Avenue, Weymouth
9 Kirtleton Avenue, Weymouth

9 Kirtleton Avenue,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £130,000

bedrooms2    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Purpose-built two bed apartment Austins Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this spacious, purpose-built, two bedroom apartment. The property is presented in good decorative condition (...)

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Property for sale in 3 Kirtleton Avenue, Weymouth
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3 Kirtleton Avenue, Weymouth
3 Kirtleton Avenue, Weymouth
3 Kirtleton Avenue, Weymouth

3 Kirtleton Avenue,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £130,000

bedrooms2    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Offered for sale is this spacious ground floor apartment located within a quarter of a mile of Weymouth's seafront. The apartment has been refurbished by the current vendors and offers flexible and (...)

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Property for sale in Chapelhay Heights, Weymouth
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Chapelhay Heights, Weymouth
Chapelhay Heights, Weymouth
Chapelhay Heights, Weymouth

Chapelhay Heights,
Weymouth

£130,000

bedrooms2    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Two bedroom ground floor purpose-built apartment This purpose-built apartment, located in Chapelhay, is being sold with the added advantage of a tenant who would like to stay in the property (...)

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Property for sale in 71 Dorchester Road, Weymouth
71 Dorchester Road, Weymouth
71 Dorchester Road, Weymouth
71 Dorchester Road, Weymouth

71 Dorchester Road,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £130,000

bedrooms2    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Austin Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this recently refurbished two bedroom apartment in the sought after location of Lodmoor. Set on the second floor of a Grade II Listed building, (...)

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Property for sale in Oaklands Park Crossways, Dorchester
Oaklands Park Crossways, Dorchester
Oaklands Park Crossways, Dorchester
Oaklands Park Crossways, Dorchester

Oaklands Park Crossways,
Dorchester

Offers in Excess of £130,000

bedrooms2    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Austin Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this two bedroom detached park home in the peaceful Oaklands Park that is offered with no forward chain. The property benefits from sizeable front (...)

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