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5 Cheapest Towns to Purchase a 3 Bedroom House in the UK

By Guest Author | January 26, 2012

Rhondda, Glamorgan

In the breathtakingly beautiful area of Rhondda Valley, Wales, a three bedroom home with a terrace can be sold for as little as £25,000. Other homes in the areas of Mountain Ash, Trebanog and Cwmparc were all priced under £30,000. The Rhondda Valley area is most famous for its historical ties to the coal mining industry and the affects the closing of the pits had on the high unemployment rate in the 1990’s.

Liverpool courtesy © Alex Yeung -

Liverpool courtesy © Alex Yeung -


Liverpool is not only the well-known artistic and musical ancestry to the Beetles and Cilla Black, it also has an abundant supply of moderately priced three bedroom homes. Believe it or not attractive homes for sale in the Liverpool area can be bought for as little as £30,000 to £35,000.

Not only can you get a cheap house in Liverpool, it has been metamorphosed recently into one of the UK’s leading business locations by an enthusiastic transformation program.


Stoke-on-Trent is famous for the various potteries that evolved throughout the town, starting with the 17th century and beyond. Some of the more notable china manufacturers include Wedgwood, Royal Doulton and Minton. The potteries along with the copious amounts of local supplies of iron and coal guaranteed the wealth of the area for centuries to come. However, with the closing of the pits and the loss of steelworks and factories, there has been a sharp increase in the unemployment rate. Currently, the local tourism industry has become quite popular and various attractions like the china works and the canal system garner quite a few visitors to the region annually.

A home with three bedrooms, in the Potteries area, can be purchased for as low as £35,000 to £45,000.

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Next on our list is Wakefield where a typical three bedroom homes can be purchased for between £30,000 to £40,000!


Wakefield, once the site of battle during the Wars of the Roses, has seen numerous developments over the past centuries. Its achievements include becoming an inland port on the River Calder, reputable town market and centre for wool. However, in recent years, Wakefield has seen a decrease in wealth as the glass and textile factories experienced closings in the 1970’s and 1980’s. It has suffered a high unemployment rate, due to the pit closures also.

Newcastle - upon-Tyne

Three bedroom homes in the Newcastle upon-Tynearea of Tyne & Wear are abundant and can be purchased between the £30,000 and £40,000 range. This area became one of the world’s biggest ship-building and ship-repairing regions, since the development of the port in the 16th century. However, in today’s market, the industries have experienced a severe decline. Fear not though as currently, Newcastle-upon-Tyne is a vast business and cultural centre, with a festive and vibrant nightlife.

Written by FirespinJay a property writer from London UK for My Online Estate Agent is one of the UK’s leading online estate agents. If you’re looking to sell or let a house and want to save thousands in estate agent commission fees then why not check out My Online Estate Agent.

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