If you can lay your hands on £305,000* for your next place, your budget is bang on Zoopla's current average property value. Here's the type of home it could buy you.

By Daisy Taylor

Studio flat in London

1. Studio flat in Fitzroy Square, London for £300,000

Who knew that prime central London could be this affordable? You can forget postcode envy with this first-floor studio in its Grade II-listed building. Perfect for business overnighters or weekend trips to the capital.

Available via DextersTwo-bedroom detached bungalow in Braithwaite

2. Two-bedroom detached bungalow in Braithwaite, Lake District for £275,000

This light-flooded, two-bedroom bungalow in the Lake District National Park comes with views that money can in fact buy – and all for £30,000 under the nation's average value.

Available via Cumberland Estate AgentsThree-bedroom terraced house in Falmouth

3. Three-bedroom terraced house in Falmouth, Cornwall for £294,995

For just shy of £295,000, this recently-listed luxurious property sits just two miles from the Cornish coast. Set over two-and-a-half storeys, it comes with three bedrooms – the master complete with dressing room and ensuite.  

Available via Barratt HomesFour-bedroom detached house in Porthleven

4. Four-bedroom detached house in Porthleven, Cornwall for £299,950

This period home, equidistant from Penzance and Falmouth, is brimming with charm. Detached with four bedrooms and a large back garden, at £305,000, it seems like a steal.

Available via Olivers Estate AgentsThree-bedroom flat in Edinburgh

5. Three-bedroom flat in Portobello, Edinburgh for £300,000

How about this gorgeous Victorian flat in the Scottish capital? Boasting views over Portobello Bowling Green and priced just below the average home value, it has to be worth a look.

Available via A Annan Solicitors & Estate AgentsFive-bedroom detached house in Bangor

6. Five-bedroom detached house in Bangor, County Down for £299,950

This stunning home in Northern Ireland is one of the cheapest AND most impressive. As well as five bedrooms it comes with underfloor heating and a double garage – but we love the red double-arched front doors the best.

Available via Purple BricksFour-bedroom semi-detached house in Moseley

7. Four-bedroom semi-detached house in Moseley, Birmingham for £300,000

With its four bedrooms, garden and plenty of nearby parks and schools, this family home in England's second city is under the national average value, and ideal for family life.

Available via Dixons Estate AgentsDutch barge moored in Docklands, London

8. Two-bedroom Dutch barge, moored in Docklands, London for £299,999

Built in 1915 and restored in 2000, this historic barge is perfect for those wanting to captain their own vessel. Remember to factor in mooring costs of £12,000 a year.

Available via Peach Properties in partnership with Boatshed London

*The current average value of a UK home is a whisker over £305,079, according to Zoopla's latest data.

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