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A guide to house prices in Cardiff

Dec 19, 2021
A guide to house prices in Cardiff

As one of the UK’s four capital cities, Cardiff is a desirable place to live, which naturally has an impact on house prices. Whether you live in the city already or you’re looking to move closer to town from a nearby place such as Creigiau or Bridgend, our lowdown on Cardiff house prices could help you decide where to extend your property search to.

House prices in Cardiff

Average house prices in the Welsh capital are comparable to the rest of the country, with the local market generally showing solid and sustainable growth over recent years. Although there can be significant differences in property prices between various suburbs, there are lots of great areas to consider in and around the city centre. All types of budgets are catered for, no matter if you’re looking to spend big on the finished article or are searching for an affordable fixer-upper with the potential for a strong return on your investment.

Where to buy in Cardiff

From built-up suburbs close to the city centre and semi-rural villages on the edge of town to spots close to both the coastline and the mountains, this is a region that takes care of every taste. Here we’ve selected five exciting areas to buy a new home in Cardiff.


One of the city’s most desirable places, Lisvane is an affluent suburb on Cardiff’s northern outskirts. Five miles from the city centre, it has a local train station and excellent access to the M4 motorway for getting around.


Another desirable place to live with superb transport links, Radyr also boasts some of the strongest house prices Cardiff has to offer. Popular among commuters to the city centre, you’ll find an impressive collection of 4 bedroom homes on our Goitre Fach development, located on the other side of the local golf course from the village.


Close to the city centre yet with a sense of community that has more of a rural feel, Penylan is a sought-after area with strong house prices. Popular for its green spaces and excellent local schools, the suburb is also known for its Edwardian properties, besides being home to Cardiff Metropolitan University.


If you’re looking for a place with reasonable house prices in Cardiff, Pontypridd could be of interest to you. Terraced homes are prevalent in this town, found 12 miles north-west of the city centre in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons. Here you can also find affordable detached houses with 3 or more bedrooms.

St Athan

A similar distance to the south-west, St Athan is a place that’s shown real stability with respect to house prices over recent years. A great spot to live if you want to be close to both the seaside and Cardiff Airport, our Parc Fferm Wen development has supplied a beautiful collection of 3 bedroom homes in this area.