WE all know that London house prices can be on the extreme end of the scale, but how much could you really buy in Bournemouth for the price of a three-bed home in the capital? 

The average house price in Bournemouth is £304,229, according to Zoopla, meaning that you could get more than 16 homes for the price of this £5million Mayfair terrace. 

But if you’re going to have a property empire, why not mix it up a bit? 

Here are the homes in and around Bournemouth you could own for the price of this one London residency: 


Brick Street, Mayfair, London

Bournemouth Echo:

Described as fully refurbished to an immaculate standard, this three-bedroom terrace in Mayfair comes in at a whopping £5million. 

Set back from a quiet street in a discreet location, some of the best hotels in London even provide room service to the door. 

The property has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, one reception room and even a roof terrace. 

But is it really worth it? 

Here's what you could get around Bournemouth for the same price: 


Berwick Road, BH3

Bournemouth Echo:

Every property mogul needs an impressive pad to live in themselves and what better home than this one on Berwick Road. 

With a mega seven-bedrooms, three reception rooms and a study this property has ample space for a busy family. 

The property even has a gym and studio so there's no excuse not to over lockdown. 


Boscombe Overcliff Drive, BH5

Bournemouth Echo:

This brand new second floor apartment is located on the prestigious Boscombe Overcliff Drive.

With a large private terrace and direct views of the sea, there's not much more you could want from this two-bedroom flat.


McWilliam Road, BH9 

Bournemouth Echo:

Larch Rise is a new build property that spans 1,160 square feet. 

Optimising modern living, the property has a fully-integrated kitchen with top of the range appliances and sliding bi-fold doors to the garden. 

The property has four bedrooms, two reception rooms and two bathrooms.


Trafalgar Mews, Nelson Road, BH4

Bournemouth Echo:

Nestled in a private gated development is this immaculately presented four-bedroom townhouse. 

Close to Westbourne high street this high-spec property has an open plan living area, a private garden and large balcony.


Ashley Road, Boscombe, BH1

Bournemouth Echo:

Described as an investment property, this three-bed semi in Boscombe is in need of some renovation. 

The property is currently arranged as two self-contained flats however the ground floor needs complete refurbishment. 

The ground floor flat has two-bedrooms whilst upstairs there is one-bedroom. 



Portarlington Road, Westbourne, BH4

Bournemouth Echo:

This well-presented first floor flat has two double bedrooms and is offered for sale with a share of the freehold. 

A great property to add to any empire there are shared communal gardens and the flat also has it's own private garage. 



Wakely Road, BH11

Bournemouth Echo:

Described as a well-presented family home, this semi-detached property is in the popular location of Bear Cross.

Boasting two good-sized bedrooms and a modern kitchen this property is an ideal family home. 


Manor Road, BH1

Bournemouth Echo:

An ideal investment this one-bedroom flat is in need of some modernisation.

The property has a spacious living room and benefits from residents and visitors parking. 

In a sought-after location with panoramic views across the sea this property has strong rental potential. 

Leaving you with some change spare, this Bournemouth empire comes in at £4,200,000. 

Compared to the London terrace you'd be able to get these eight properties and still have £800,000 left over to expand. 

If you had the money what would you do - buy one home in London or an empire in Bournemouth? Let us know in the comments.