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Normally a three or four storey house with the main living accommodation (lounge, kitchen, dining) on the first floor. Townhouses are usually very narrow to maximise land usage and tend to be in terraces.


New townhousesAgainst:

     Ground floor        First Floor         Second Floor

Size and value for money

A typical new three bedroom townhouse is around 1020sqft.  In 2012, a new townhouse in West Sussex was priced at £265,800 equating to £260 per square foot.

Who are they for:

First time buyers. City living, and for those on limited budgets.

Who are they not suitable for:

The elderly, young families, pet lovers.

Our advice

Avoid!  Unless you have no other choices on the development or love the views and the layout suits your lifestyle.

See also: What to look for when buying a new home.

Studio apartments


Retirement flats

Terraced houses


Mews houses

Detached houses

Note: Floor plans are illustrative examples only. Any similarity between actual designs, layouts and/or specifications is purely coincidental.

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