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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 Knightsdale Road, Weymouth
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Knightsdale Road, Weymouth
Knightsdale Road, Weymouth
Knightsdale Road, Weymouth

Knightsdale Road,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £265,000

bedrooms5    bathrooms 2    receptions 2   

Austin Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this detached family home situated in a popular residential location and offering good size accommodation throughout. The property has been well (...)

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Property for sale in Weyview Crescent, Weymouth
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Weyview Crescent, Weymouth
Weyview Crescent, Weymouth
Weyview Crescent, Weymouth

Weyview Crescent,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £260,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

Austin Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this detached chalet bungalow positioned on an elevated plot providing wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. The property is being (...)

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Property for sale in Grafton Avenue, Weymouth
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Grafton Avenue, Weymouth
Grafton Avenue, Weymouth
Grafton Avenue, Weymouth

Grafton Avenue,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £260,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Detached Bungalow Southill Austin Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this detached chalet bungalow boasting good size accommodation throughout. On the ground floor is a good size (...)

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Property for sale in Old Station Road, Weymouth
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Old Station Road, Weymouth
Old Station Road, Weymouth
Old Station Road, Weymouth

Old Station Road,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £257,500

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

Austin Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this spacious, mid terrace cottage, which we believe was constructed in 1850. The property offers many fine internal features and benefits as such (...)

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Property for sale in Dale Avenue, Weymouth
Dale Avenue, Weymouth
Dale Avenue, Weymouth
Dale Avenue, Weymouth

Dale Avenue,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £255,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

Extended terraced house Austin Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this family home which has the added advantage of being extended to the rear, providing additional accommodation. The (...)

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Property for sale in Lilly Lane Chickerell, Weymouth
Lilly Lane Chickerell, Weymouth
Lilly Lane Chickerell, Weymouth
Lilly Lane Chickerell, Weymouth

Lilly Lane Chickerell,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £255,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Austin Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this stunning, three-bedroom terraced property with off-road parking and garage, built in 2016 by award winning developers C G Fry and Sons. (...)

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Property for sale in Roundham Gardens, Weymouth
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Roundham Gardens, Weymouth
Roundham Gardens, Weymouth
Roundham Gardens, Weymouth

Roundham Gardens,
Weymouth

Guide Price £250,000

bedrooms2    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

This beautifully positioned two double bedroom bungalow, situated in a desirable cul-de-sac location close to the town centre, is offered for sale. The bungalow is situated on a good size plot with (...)

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Property for sale in Putton Lane Chickerell, Weymouth
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Putton Lane Chickerell, Weymouth
Putton Lane Chickerell, Weymouth
Putton Lane Chickerell, Weymouth

Putton Lane Chickerell,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £250,000

bedrooms4    bathrooms 2    receptions 2   

Austin Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this linked detached modern house, which is presented in good decorative condition and enjoys many features and benefits including double glazing, (...)

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Property for sale in St Michaels Court, Weymouth
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St Michaels Court, Weymouth
St Michaels Court, Weymouth
St Michaels Court, Weymouth

St Michaels Court,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £250,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 2    receptions 1   

Austin Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this three bedroom terraced house in a sought after cul-de-sac location. This property greatly benefits from sea views and double glazing. The (...)

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Property for sale in Chickerell Road Chickerell, Weymouth
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Chickerell Road Chickerell, Weymouth
Chickerell Road Chickerell, Weymouth
Chickerell Road Chickerell, Weymouth

Chickerell Road Chickerell,
Weymouth

£250,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Large detached bungalow Austin Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this detached, three bedroom bungalow being offered for sale with no onward chain. The property requires refurbishing (...)

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Property for sale in Rex Lane Chickerell, Weymouth
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Rex Lane Chickerell, Weymouth
Rex Lane Chickerell, Weymouth
Rex Lane Chickerell, Weymouth

Rex Lane Chickerell,
Weymouth

Guide Price £250,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

Austin Property Services are pleased to offer for sale this THREE bedroom family home with SPACIOUS KITCHEN-DINING ROOM, CONSERVATORY, GARAGE and driveway and low maintenance front and rear GARDEN. (...)

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Property for sale in Dale Avenue, Weymouth
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Dale Avenue, Weymouth
Dale Avenue, Weymouth
Dale Avenue, Weymouth

Dale Avenue,
Weymouth

Offers in Excess of £245,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 1   

Austin Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this mid-terrace, three bedroom property presented to the market in excellent condition. The property offers many features and benefits and as (...)

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