Harborough the rural area with the highest price growth

The Local Authority of Harborough is the rural area with the highest house price growth in the past five years, the Rural Property Report by Coulters Property has found.

In Harborough, a district of Leicestershire, prices have risen by 33.6% from £245,582 in 2015 to £328,172 in 2020.

Other areas with significant property price growth are East Northamptonshire (32.8%), Rutland (31.7%) and Hinckley and Bosworth (31.3%).

There was an increase of 6.22% in the price of rural properties between 2019 and 2020, as COVID-19 sparked rural relocations.

The most affordable rural areas are County Durham (£109,98), Copeland (£136,378) and Wyre (£160,562).