Feb 07, 2023 by HM

House prices in Larkhall (BA1 6)

This article reveals price per square metre data and various charts to help you understand current housing market in Larkhall (BA1 6).


Defining 'BA1 6'

This analysis is limited to properties whose postcode starts with "BA1 6", this is also called the postcode sector. It is shown in red on the map above. You can click on the map labels to change to a neighbouring sector.

Price per square metre

Knowing the average house price in Larkhall is not much use. However, knowing average price per square metre can be quite useful. Price per sqm allows some comparison between properties of different size. We define price per square metre as the sold price divided by the internal area of a property:

£ per sqm = price ÷ internal area
E.g. 4, Garfield Terrace, Larkhall, Bath, sold for £520,000 on Jan-2024. Given the internal area of 111 square metres, the price per sqm is £4,684.

England & Wales have been officially metric for many decades. However house price per square foot is sometimes prefered by those of sufficiently advanced age. ;-) They may want to convert metres on this page to square feet.

The chart below is called a histogram, it helps you see the distribution of this house price per sqm data. To make this chart we put the sales data into a series of £ per sqm 'buckets' (e.g. £4,700-£5,000, £5,000-£5,300, £5,300-£5,600 etc...) we then count the number of sales with within in each bucket and plot the results. The chart is based on 168 sales in Larkhall (BA1 6) that took place in the last two years.

Distribution of £ per sqm for Larkhall (BA1 6)
Distribution of £ per sqm house prices in Larkhall

You can see the spread of prices above. This is because although internal area is a key factor in determining valuation, it is not the only factor. Many factors other than size affect desirability; these factors could be condition, aspect, garden size, negotiating power of the vendor etc.

The spread of prices will give you a feel of the typical range to expect in Larkhall (BA1 6). Of the 168 transactions, half were sold for between £4,400 and £5,740 per square metre. The median, or 'middle', price per square metre in 'BA1 6' is £5,090. Notably, only 25% of properties that sold recently were valued at more than £5,740m2. For anything to be valued more than this means it has to be more desireable than the clear majority of homes.

Price map for Larkhall

Do have a look at the interactive price map I created. I find it useful and I am sure it will help you in exploring Larkhall. You can zoom in all the way to individual properties and then all the way back out to see the whole country. The colours show the current estimated property values.

Property price heatmap for Larkhall
House price heatmap for Larkhall

Comparison with neighbouring postcode sectors

The table below shows how 'BA1 6' compares to neighbouring postcode sectors.

Postcode sector Lower quartile Middle quartile Upper quartile
BA1 7 Batheaston £4,030m2 £4,850m2 £5,750m2
BA1 1 Bath £4,490m2 £4,820m2 £6,000m2
BA1 2 Bath £4,500m2 £5,740m2 £6,620m2
BA1 5 Lansdown £4,900m2 £5,900m2 £7,190m2
BA1 4 Weston £4,040m2 £4,730m2 £5,360m2
BA1 9 Lansdown £4,940m2 £5,350m2 £5,930m2
BA1 6 Larkhall £4,400m2 £5,090m2 £5,740m2
BA1 3 Lower Weston £4,330m2 £5,000m2 £5,510m2
BA1 8 Upper Swainswick £4,960m2 £5,430m2 £5,890m2

Will Larkhall house prices drop in 2024?

I cannot tell the future and don't believe anyone who says they can. I can however plot price trends - I have done this in the scatter plot below for BA1 6 (Larkhall). From this one could infer a range of reasonable possible future price falls or rises. In the chart below, the red dashed line is the house price trend for BA1 6 and the blue dots are the individual property sales that inform this trend.

Price per square metre in Larkhall (BA1 6) over time
House price trends for Larkhall

Hover on any blue dot to see details of specific sales

Disclaimer: The data provided throughout this website about Larkhall and any other area, is not financial advice. Any information provided does not and cannot ever take in to account the particular financial situation, objectives or property needs of either you or anyone reading this information. Furthermore, I cannot guarantee the accuracy of any data shown. This information is based on sold prices and internal area data provided by Land Registry and other third parties - I do not verify the accuracy of the Larkhall data or any other data I am given.

Street level data

Street Avg size Avg £/m2 Recent sales
Marshfield Way, Larkhall, BA1 6H 95m2 £4,200 20
Bay Tree Road, Larkhall, BA1 6N 93m2 £4,671 17
Chilton Road, Larkhall, BA1 6D 109m2 £5,205 11
Grosvenor Bridge Road, Larkhall, BA1 6B 84m2 £3,784 11
Hampton View, Larkhall, BA1 6J 73m2 £5,013 11
Queenwood Avenue, Larkhall, BA1 6E 93m2 £4,881 10
Eastbourne Avenue, Larkhall, BA1 6E 111m2 £5,785 10
Hill View Road, Larkhall, BA1 6N 80m2 £4,841 10

Search for your street here.

Raw data

Our analysis of Larkhall is derived from what is essentially a big table of sold prices from Land Registry with added property size information. Below are three rows from this table to give you an idea.

Address Paid m2 £/m2
4, Garfield Terrace, Larkhall, Bath £520,000
Jan-2024
111 4,684
40, Chilton Rd, Larkhall, Bath £795,000
Jan-2024
143 5,559
Flat 5 Hampton House, Grosvenor Bridge Rd, Larkhall, Bath £270,500
Jan-2024
66 4,098

See the entire list of all sales in Larkhall (BA1 6) here.

About

HouseMetric is a hobby, created out of a desire to see data and analysis not present on any free to use website. It is still a work in progress and I'll add more stuff in the near future.