North Ayrshire

Area Guide For North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire is one of 32 council areas in Scotland with a population of roughly 136,000 people. It is located in the south-west region of Scotland, and borders the areas of Inverclyde to the north, Renfrewshire to the north-east and East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire to the East and South respectively. The area was created in 1996 as a successor to the district of Cunninghame which covered exactly the same boundaries. The council headquarters are located in Irvine, which is the largest town. The area also contains the towns of Ardrossan, Beith, Dalry, Kilbirnie, Kilwinning, Largs, Saltcoats, Skelmorlie, Stevenston, West Kilbride, as well as the Isle of Arran and the Cumbrae Isles. Towns in the north (Largs, Fairlie, West Kilbride) are affluent commuter towns, while Ardrossan, Saltcoats, Stevenston and Kilwinning in the south, are rather more industrial and beset with high unemployment. The inland Garnock Valley towns (Dalry, Beith and Kilbirnie) were once a centre of steel and textile production, however this has long since gone. Tourism is the main industry on Arran and Cumbrae, however the


North Ayrshire Map

Estimated Price: £132,691
Average Asking Price: £142,126
Price change in last one year: £4,503
Average Price Paid: £115,378
Average Rent Rates: £498


Property Prices Breakdown in North Ayrshire

Average Price for property in North Ayrshire is around £132,691 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £226,626 for detached house to around £123,395 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £90,925 and a flat is worth £100,946. Values have been changing and have risen £343 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £615 in last 6 months, £4,503 in last 1 year, £13,417 in last 2 years, £11,425 in last 3 years, £8,177 in last 4 years and £6,297 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in North Ayrshire is around £142,126 based on approximately 1,542 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 70 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £498 per month.

Estimated property value in North Ayrshire is £132,691. Average asking price is £142,126 while average price paid is £118,368 which is up by £4,503 and Avg. asking rent £498.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 North Ayrshire area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £118,368 based on approximately 1,542 sales in North Ayrshire area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 4,656 properties where buyers paid around £111,693. 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 £115,378 for 7,115 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 10,728 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £116,742 per sale.


Properties For Sale in North Ayrshire


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 £77,118, £98,220 for a 2 bedroom house, £135,840 for a 3 bedroom house, £220,580 for a 4 bedroom house and £295,024 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £56,063 for a single bedroom to £73,931 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £107,803, £185,562 for a 4 bedroom flat and £252,333 for a 5 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in North Ayrshire it comes to around average £60,225 for 1 bedroom property, £84,829 for 2 bedroom, £132,758 for 3 bedroom, £219,187 for 4 bedroom and £292,854 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 £459 for 2 bedroom to £573 for 3 bedroom and £732 for 4 bedroom. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £331. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £466, £477 for 3 bedroom and £689 for 5 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £331 rent per month for single bedroom property, £464 for 2 bedroom, £565 for 3 bedroom, £732 for 4 bedroom and approximately £689 for a 5 bedroom property in North Ayrshire area.

Popular Houses in North Ayrshire

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.

Areas in and around North Ayrshire