Buying in Lichfield

Lichfield Buying Guide

 

A vibrant and historic city situated just north of Birmingham, Lichfield is in the heart of Staffordshire. With a population of around 105,000 people, Lichfield provides a warm, welcoming atmosphere and offers numerous facilities for its residents, including parks, bars and restaurants, as well as a number of local schools and even a part of Staffordshire University.

 

Lichfield has excellent transport links to major surrounding cities including Birmingham, as a result of its two train stations, bus services and its close proximity to the M6 Toll motorway.

 

The city centre has over 200 listed buildings, meaning that it retains the vast majority of its historical charm.

 

We have a wide variety of houses for sale in Lichfield - take a look or read on to discover what your budget covers

 

1 Bedroom

 

One bedroom properties in Lichfield can start from as little as £90,000, and for this you can expect a cosy, conveniently located flat or apartment, which is ideal for professional couples. They are also ideal purchases for the first time buyer or buy-to-let investor.

The most expensive one-bedroom properties are likely to be of historical significance or newly built and an command an asking price of £200,000.

 

The average price of a one bedroom property in Lichfield is between £140,000 and £160,000, however, properties of this size can be quite difficult to come by in this area.

 

2 Bedrooms

 

Two bedroom properties in Lichfield can start for around just under £100,000, however properties under the six-figure mark are likely to be in need of some modernisation and decoration.

 

On average though, you will be looking at an asking price of around £180,000 for a nicely presented, modern apartment, which is close to local amenities and the train station which has a direct route into both Birmingham and Stafford.

The most you are likely to pay for a two bedroom property in Lichfield is around £350,000, although this is likely to be an apartment in a newly renovated period property, in the heart of the city centre.

 

3 Bedrooms

 

As you may expect, three bedroom properties in Lichfield start at a slightly higher price tag than one or two bedroom homes, at around £170k.  Properties of this size are often looked for by families with young children or professional couples who are planning for the future.

 

On average, you will pay around £250,000 for a three bedroom house in this area.  This will see you secure a family home of a good size, which is decorated to a good, modern standard, and has outdoor space suitable for a family with children.

 

At the other end of the scale, some three bedroom properties can fetch over £400,000. You can expect to find properties such as period conversions, new-builds and spacious bungalows with generous gardens, allocated off-road parking, en-suite rooms and garage space.

 

4 Bedrooms

 

Four bedroom family homes in Lichfield are available for around £250,000. For this you will likely find a semi-detached or terraced property, which has a private rear garden, generously proportioned reception rooms and has convenient transport links.

 

On average however, you will find that the asking price for homes of this size is over £350k. Generally, new build homes are available for this sort of price, but there are also other properties available.  These typically have substantially sized rooms, as well as additional space such as conservatories and utility rooms.

 

The most expensive four bedroom houses in this area can command an asking price of well over £525,000. These are typically located in highly desirable areas such as in quiet cul-de-sacs or near to local green areas such as Darnford Park. You may even find that some have exquisite views of the local area, including Lichfield Cathedral.

 

5 Bedrooms

 

You will typically need to spend well over £400,000 for a five bedroom property in Lichfield, and houses of this size are typically situated in family-friendly areas such as housing developments and cul-de-sacs. They are likely to have a considerable amount of space inside, including multiple reception rooms, conservatories, utility rooms and front and rear gardens.  

Some five bedroom properties can fetch double this though, although these are likely to be historical properties such as Edwardian-built homes or houses in areas such as the private-gated Darwin Park.

 

Take a look at our houses for sale in Lichfield.