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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.
House prices in seaside towns have risen by about £500 a month over the last decade, a report has found.
According to Halifax, average seaside prices have grown by 42% in the last 10 years to reach £196,826, although seaside house prices are still cheaper on average than in Britain as a whole.
The most expensive seaside town to live in is Salcombe in the South West with an average house price of £615,344.
Meanwhile, the biggest increase in prices over the last decade was in Fraserburgh in Scotland, with a 141% rise to £129,325.