Coastal house prices 'still cheaper than UK average'

Seaside house prices are still cheaper on average than in Britain as a whole, despite a 42% increase in coastal property prices in a decade, a report has said.

At £196,826, coastal living is still £42,000 cheaper than across Britain generally, with national average houses prices at £239,518, according to Halifax.

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Seaside house prices 'increase 42% in 10 years'

House prices in seaside towns have risen by about £500 a month over the last decade, a report has found, although seaside house prices are still cheaper on average than in Britain as a whole.