Houses for sale & to rent in Dorset, England


House Prices in Dorset

Properties in Dorset have an average house price of £396,746.00 and had 23,358 Property Transactions within the last 3 years.¹
Dorset is a location in England with 180,628 households², where the most expensive property was sold for £5,300,000.00.

Properties for sale in Dorset

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Towns in Dorset

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Transport in Dorset

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Frequently asked questions about Dorset


What is the average price for a property for sale in Dorset?

The average price for a property for sale in Dorset is £396,746. This amount is 11% higher than the average price in England. There are more than 10,000 property listings for sale in Dorset.


What locations have the most expensive properties for sale in Dorset?

The locations with the most expensive properties for sale in Dorset are Ringwood at an average of £704,555, Axminster at an average of £701,333 and Broadstone at an average of £604,717.


What locations have the most affordable properties for sale in Dorset?

The locations with the most affordable properties for sale in Dorset are Portland at an average of £229,984, Crewkerne at an average of £253,666 and Weymouth at an average of £297,724.


Which train stations are available in or near Dorset?

Some of the train stations available in or near Dorset are Moreton (Dorset), Wool and Wareham.


Property Price Paid in Dorset by Year

The average sold property price by year was:

Year Average Sold Price Price Change
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2024 £398,774
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-1%
491 Properties
2023 £403,669
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-2%
5,318 Properties
2022 £413,651
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8%
7,488 Properties
2021 £380,405
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8%
10,061 Properties
2020 £351,026
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6%
7,267 Properties
2019 £328,562
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0,5%
7,707 Properties
2018 £326,965
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1%
8,264 Properties
2017 £324,163
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6%
8,743 Properties
2016 £303,753
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4%
8,930 Properties
2015 £290,575
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5%
8,759 Properties
2014 £275,714
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4%
8,759 Properties
2013 £264,405
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1%
7,649 Properties
2012 £261,923
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0,5%
6,274 Properties
2011 £260,733
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-1%
6,333 Properties
2010 £263,831
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9%
6,472 Properties
2009 £238,959
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-10%
6,592 Properties
2008 £262,495
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-1%
5,268 Properties
2007 £264,230
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9%
10,569 Properties
2006 £241,249
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6%
11,644 Properties
2005 £227,041
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2%
9,072 Properties
2004 £222,434
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10%
10,284 Properties
2003 £199,609
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15%
10,007 Properties
2002 £170,619
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17%
11,783 Properties
2001 £141,983
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10%
11,046 Properties
2000 £127,410
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15%
9,730 Properties
1999 £108,227
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12%
11,628 Properties
1998 £95,162
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8%
9,940 Properties
1997 £87,860
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11%
10,881 Properties
1996 £78,502
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4%
9,501 Properties
1995 £75,087
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7,226 Properties
Source: Land Registry

Property Price per Property Type in Dorset

Here you can find historic sold price data in order to help with your property search.

The average Property Paid Price for specific property types in the last three years are:

Property Type Average Sold Price Sold Properties
Terraced House £296,396.00 5,335 Terraced Houses
Flat £212,716.00 4,451 Flats
Semi Detached House £347,150.00 4,120 Semi Detached Houses
Detached House £561,664.00 9,452 Detached Houses
Source: Land Registry