House prices in South Somerset have gone up by an average of more than £600 in the month of May, according to figures from the Land Registry.

The latest data from the government department reveals that in May 2022 average house prices in South Somerset reached £285,054.

This was up from £284,413 in April, representing a 0.2 per cent increase. In the last 12 months it has risen by 11.4 per cent.

If you are interested in buying or renting a home, you can see the latest properties in and around South Somerset here.

How much have house prices increased in South Somerset?

Breaking it down for specific types of housing, some prices saw a fall despite the general increase.

  • Detached houses - Up to £441,591 from £440,646 in April
  • Semi-detached houses - Up to £274,383 from £274,078 in April
  • Terraced houses - Up to £224,593 from £223,570 in April
  • Flats - Down to £134,884 from £135,204 in April

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How do South Somerset house prices compare to the UK average?

Even when comparing South Somerset to the picture across the UK, the area is slightly above the UK average with a typical property value in the nations reaching £283,496 in May.

In cash terms, the average house price in May was £32,210 higher than a year earlier with house price growth accelerating to 12.8 per cent in May 2022. Prices were up by 1.2 per cent month on month.

How much could your house be worth?

We have created this map for the South West so you can see the average house price in each neighbourhood since 1995.

Sites like Zoopla can offer an estimate valuation of your house if you input your postcode into their website here.

The above map can demonstrate which areas of South Somerset are the most expensive for average house prices.