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The VALUE of the 'village green'

By Alex at Aboda, May 5 2018 10:38PM

May Day – a much coveted long weekend, and a time for dancing, singing and fetes on the village green, but what is the price premium attached to living in such a locality?


To live in a small village across England’s green and pleasant land commands a price premium of close to 24% compared to the average price of a property across England and Wales.


The presence of a village green adds on average, an additional £21,000 to the price of a village property.


Although London is heralded as one of the ‘greenest’ cities in the world, the premium attached to a village with a green compared to a village is equivalent to just over £125,000. Those in the South West can expect to pay close to £44,000 for the privilege of a green.


However, in 40% of regions, the price differential between a village with a green and a village without is less than £10,000, prices across the Midlands and Wales varying very little.


Wherever you live, here’s hoping the sun shined for all your May Day festivities.


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