Reasonably priced accommodation with excellent connectivity

Area Guide For Acton

Acton is a hamlet in the parish of Langton Matravers, on the Isle of Purbeck, in the county of Dorset in the south of England. The hamlet of Acton was built as living quarters for the quarrymen working at the local quarries. The hamlet was documented in the Domesday Book as Tacatone.



Low rent – Entertainment – Excellent Connectivity


  • The Neighbors

    Mostly apartment blocks and old, large houses with lots of tenants.

  • Ideal for

    Travelers and those looking for cheap accommodation.

  • Deal Sealer

    Very well connected.

  • Not for

    People wanting a traditional London experience.

  • You will Like

    Plentiful entertainment options.

Acton Map

Estimated Price: £626,100
Average Asking Price: £627,758
Price change in last one year: £68,536
Average Price Paid: £452,818
Average Rent Rates: £2,055


Property Prices Breakdown in Acton

Average Price for property in Acton is around £626,100 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £1,178,565 for detached house to around £891,532 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £795,580 and a flat is worth £422,440. Values have been changing and have risen £14,817 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £39,029 in last 6 months, £68,536 in last 1 year, £124,605 in last 2 years, £161,770 in last 3 years, £162,178 in last 4 years and £185,346 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Acton is around £627,758 based on approximately 671 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 957 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £2,055 per month.

Estimated property value in Acton is £626,100. Average asking price is £627,758 while average price paid is £579,232 which is up by £68,536 and Avg. asking rent £2,055.Based on an Online Survey

Buyers are willing to pay high dollar prices to grab these properties because of the recent trend in real estate investment especially in Acton area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £579,232 based on approximately 671 sales in Acton area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 2,488 properties where buyers paid around £485,317. It has been same for some time now for e.g. if you take an average of amount paid in last 5 years, it comes to around £452,818 for 4,060 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 5,111 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £433,738 per sale.


Properties For Sale in Acton


Breakdown of asking prices for homes of different sizes show that price varies clearly based on no of bedrooms and type of house. Asking price for a house with 1 bedroom is around £424,383, £666,662 for a 2 bedroom house, £795,239 for a 3 bedroom house, £989,859 for a 4 bedroom house and £1,330,828 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £333,792 for a single bedroom to £462,417 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £567,358 and £530,612 for a 4 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Acton it comes to around average £339,922 for 1 bedroom property, £480,307 for 2 bedroom, £705,986 for 3 bedroom, £911,689 for 4 bedroom and £1,330,828 for a 5 bedroom property.

Rent per calendar month varies similarly based on type and size of the house. If you look at the rents per month for houses alone it can vary from £902 for 1 bedroom to £1,775 for 2 bedrooms, £2,412 for 3 bedrooms, £2,898 for 4 bedrooms and £3,263 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £1,322. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £1,785, £2,141 for 3 bedroom, £2,982 for 4 bedroom and around £2,625 for 5 bedroom flat. You should be generally be expecting around average £1,266 rent per month for single bedroom property, £1,784 for 2 bedroom, £2,276 for 3 bedroom, £2,907 for 4 bedroom and approximately £3,218 for a 5 bedroom property in Acton area.

Popular Houses in Acton

Disclaimer : Location real estate estimates and values are based on House price index background data and Sales data provided by United Kingdom Land registry Records available as public records from their website. This information is updated monthly on our website and may not reflect all public transactions. This information is based on estimated calculation generated from our developed algorithms. We are striving to make this information as accurate and useful as possible. This data covers the transactions received at Land Registry in the period 1/1/1995 to 9/1/2014. © Crown copyright 2014. Data produced by Land Registry © Crown copyright 2014.

Sold Properties in Acton

Sum it all up

 The Good

-Cheap accommodation
 -Great transport links
-Lots of p
ubs and bars

 Best For

- Singles
-Working Class

 The Bad

-Limited options if you don’t frequent pubs and bars
-Cheap accommodation can be poorly maintained
-Lacks a traditional London experience

Transportation in Acton

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