This week's property price twins are both on the market for £265,000 and can be found in Cumbria and Dunfermline. Which one would you buy?
1. Three bedroom detached house in Cockermouth, Cumbria, for £265,000
Located in the ancient market town of Cockermouth on the edge of the Lake District national park, is this well maintained three bedroom property. The house could be moved into immediately and already has double glazing and central heating throughout, so there is no need to spend extra money on upgrades.
Downstairs there is a large kitchen-diner as well as a comfy conservatory which looks out over the patio and lawn of the rear garden. Upstairs are three good sized bedrooms, with the master having the additional bonus of an en suite bathroom. There is also plenty of space for parking with the house having both a driveway and an internal garage.
Cockermouth offers all of the major amenities, including several supermarkets, three primary schools, a secondary school with a sixth form, medical and dental surgeries, a sports centre and two galleries. For any other facilities it is less than 45 minutes drive to Carlisle.
Available via Cumberland Estate Agents
2. Four bedroom detached house in Cowal Place, Dunfermline, for £265,000
Meanwhile in Scotland, the same amount of money will buy this four bedroom family home. The house was built by CALA homes just over 11 years ago and has been well cared for. On the ground floor there is a modern fitted kitchen with room for a breakfast table, a large lounge, separate dining room and a cloakroom with a WC.
This house would be ideal for a family with teenage children as all four of the bedrooms are doubles, so there would be no fighting over who has the best room. Two fo the bedroomshave en-suites while the remaining rooms are serviced by a family bathroom.
Outside the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with both paved and decked patios, at the front of the house there is a double garage and a driveway with room for two cars.
Not only does Dunfermline have all of the facilities anyone could need, but it also has excellent transport links to the M90 and is less than a 45 minute drive from Edinburgh.
Available via Your Move
Here are three more properties that are on the market for £265,000:
3. Three bedroom detached house in Braintree, Essex, for £265,000
Available via Taylor Milburn
4. Three bedroom detached house in Westwick Road, Sheffield, for £265,000
Available via Haybrook Ltd
5. Two bedroom terraced house in Bexleyheath, Kent, for £265,000
Available via RE/MAX Select