Several homes sold for more than £500,000 in Wigan in 2020.

11 of the most expensive houses sold in Wigan in 2020

From rural cottages and detached homes to properties on private roads, significant sums of money changed hands on some seriously covetable homes in Wigan in 2020.

However, while the average house price in England, according to the latest statistics available, the UK House Price Index for November 2020, is £266,742, properties in Wigan had an average selling price of £178,632 over 2020.

The average price in November was £151,672 an 11.1 per cent increase on November 2019, when the average price was £136,493,

Property website Rightmove said the majority of sales in Wigan during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £145,332. Detached properties sold for an average of £284,487, with terrace properties fetching £119,293.

Overall, sold prices in Wigan over the last year were 65 per cent up on the previous year and 6 per cent up on the 2011 peak of £168.457.

Here are 11 of the most expensive residences sold in the borough last year, based on the most recent data from Rightmove and the Land Registry.

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