IT IS the north versus south - how far will your money go in the north of England compared to Poole?

According to Rightmove the average property in Hove sold for £428,152 last year, we wanted to find out what you can buy for the same price up north. 

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Bournemouth Echo:

Three-bedroom flat in Poole - find out more on Zoopla.

This gorgeous three-bedroom flat in Poole is located in a quiet and sought-after area, close to good schools and transport links. 

Coming in just under the average property price for the region, the flat is priced at £425,000. 

On the market with Austin and Wyatt, the penthouse flat has two private balconies, panoramic sea views and is well-presented throughout.

A great property by all accounts, but how much could you get if you invested up north? 

Here are four properties in the north of England for the same price as this three-bed flat:

£389,950 - Middlesborough

Bournemouth Echo:

Five-bed house in Middlesbrough - find out more on Zoopla.

Coming in at more than £30,000 below the average property price in Poole, this enormous five-bedroom detached house in Middlesbrough is on the market for £389,950.

With an exceptional amount of living space this property has feature bay windows and bi-fold doors to the garden from the lounge. 

This executive family home has five-bedrooms, four reception rooms, a double garage and sleek designer kitchen with a separate utility room. 

 The property is on the market with Miller Homes and has been called a 'peaceful retreat'.

£425,000 - Bradford

Bournemouth Echo:

12-bedroom house - find out more on Zoopla.

A mansion, a literal mansion - this 12 bedroom property in Bradford is currently on the market for £425,000 - the same price as the three-bedroom flat in Poole. 

Marketed by Auction House this ginormous detached house is currently separated into 12 self-contained flats, five of which are currently let.

With bags full of potential and in need of a touch of TLC, if you had a Bournemouth and Poole budget you could turn this property into something truly spectacular. 

£425,000 - Hartlepool

Bournemouth Echo:

Five-bedroom house in Hartlepool (Zoopla)

Described as an 'impressive family home' this huge five-bedroom house is located in a prestigious area of Hartlepool.

Boasting a double garage, driveway parking and a good-sized garden this spectacular property is on the market with Purplebricks for £425,000. 

Sitting in a large corner plot the five or six-bedroom property is part of an exclusive development and is very well presented throughout. 

Offering spacious accommodation throughout this brilliant property has a state of the art kitchen, two en-suites and two reception rooms.

Find out more on Zoopla.

£425,000 - Chathill

Bournemouth Echo:

Five-bedroom house in Chathill (Zoopla).

This country house in Chathill is currently on the market for the same price as the two-bedroom flat in Poole.

Offering an abundance of space this property boasts a stunning garden with spectacular views over open countryside. 

The stone-built property showcases a mix of modern and original features such as exposed ceiling beams and brick walls as well as original sash windows on the first floor. 

The five-bedroom property is situated in a popular village location and has plenty of space for a busy family. 

To see more pictures, visit Zoopla.