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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 Merioneth Street, Bristol
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Merioneth Street, Bristol
Merioneth Street, Bristol
Merioneth Street, Bristol

Merioneth Street,
Bristol

Offers Over £300,000

bedrooms2    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

Vendor's Comments: - We have lived on Merioneth Street for 12 years, with Victoria Park on your doorstep and Central Bristol, Wapping Wharf, Temple Meads and North Street all within easy walking (...)

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

Dorchester Road,
Weymouth

£299,950

bedrooms5    bathrooms 2    receptions 3   

Offered for sale is this large, recently refurbished Victorian terraced house situated in the highly desirable location of Lodmoor Hill, close by to local shops and amenities. The house is (...)

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Property for sale in Court Road, Weymouth
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Court Road, Weymouth
Court Road, Weymouth
Court Road, Weymouth

Court Road,
Weymouth

£295,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

Austin Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this extended semi-detached property that is offered with no forward chain. The property boasts three double bedrooms as well as a large garden (...)

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Property for sale in Hardy Avenue, Weymouth
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Hardy Avenue, Weymouth
Hardy Avenue, Weymouth
Hardy Avenue, Weymouth

Hardy Avenue,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £295,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

Attractive detached family home Austin Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this character, detached property situated on a good size plot within a popular residential location.  The (...)

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Property for sale in Bridlebank Way, Weymouth
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Bridlebank Way, Weymouth
Bridlebank Way, Weymouth
Bridlebank Way, Weymouth

Bridlebank Way,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £290,000

bedrooms4    bathrooms 2    receptions 2   

Four bedroom end of terrace house Austin Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this stunning family home that has been maintained throughout to the highest of standards. The property (...)

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Property for sale in St Julien Crescent, Weymouth
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St Julien Crescent, Weymouth
St Julien Crescent, Weymouth
St Julien Crescent, Weymouth

St Julien Crescent,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £290,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac setting is this detached chalet offering good size accommodation throughout. The property is very well presented, benefitting from gas central heating and double (...)

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Property for sale in Ackerman Road, Dorchester
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Ackerman Road, Dorchester
Ackerman Road, Dorchester
Ackerman Road, Dorchester

Ackerman Road,
Dorchester

Offers in Excess of £290,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 2    receptions 2   

Offered for sale is this semi detached house within the Manor Park School catchment. The property offers three bedrooms plus a loft room Accommodation on the ground floor comprises an entrance (...)

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Property for sale in Goldcroft Road, Weymouth
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Goldcroft Road, Weymouth
Goldcroft Road, Weymouth
Goldcroft Road, Weymouth

Goldcroft Road,
Weymouth

£289,950

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

Austin Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this wonderful family home. The property has been lovingly cared for and has been maintained throughout to an extremely high standard. We (...)

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Property for sale in Sycamore Road, Weymouth
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Sycamore Road, Weymouth
Sycamore Road, Weymouth
Sycamore Road, Weymouth

Sycamore Road,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £285,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 2    receptions 2   

Austin Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this three bedroom detached bungalow with garage situated within the sought-after residential area of Southill. The accommodation comprises three (...)

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Property for sale in Kellaway Terrace, Weymouth
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Kellaway Terrace, Weymouth
Kellaway Terrace, Weymouth
Kellaway Terrace, Weymouth

Kellaway Terrace,
Weymouth

£285,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 2    receptions 2   

Situated in a popular residential location in Weymouth, close by to local shops and amenities, is this three bedroom, detached, family home. The property, which is being sold with no onward chain, (...)

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Property for sale in Grove Road, Portland
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Grove Road, Portland
Grove Road, Portland
Grove Road, Portland

Grove Road,
Portland

Offers in Excess of £285,000

bedrooms5    bathrooms 2    receptions 3   

Double fronted five bedroom Cottage Austin Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this deceptively spacious five bedroom end of terrace cottage, which offers versatile accommodation throughout, (...)

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Property for sale in Green Close Bere Regis, Wareham
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Green Close Bere Regis, Wareham
Green Close Bere Regis, Wareham
Green Close Bere Regis, Wareham

Green Close Bere Regis,
Wareham

£285,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 2    receptions 1   

We are pleased to offer for sale this spacious three bedroom, end of terrace family home which is situated in the sought after village of Bere Regis. This well presented property benefits from (...)

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