Property: Get a foot on the property ladder

Property: Get a foot on the property ladder
Property: Get a foot on the property ladder

Five of the best first homes for sale in Portsmouth.

Star Property: A modern, light and spacious two-bedroom home

5 letcombe


This attractive semi-detached two bedroom house is set in a popular development for first time buyers. It’s a modern and light home which boasts a kitchen/diner, lounge, bathroom and an enclosed rear garden, perfect for little ones or for green fingered gardeners.

Star property (pictured) SOLD

  • 5 Letcombe Place, Horndean, Hampshire, PO8 0DE
  • £248,500
  • Pearsons 023 9273 5558

Valley Park

Valley Park Drive, Clanfield. For Sale

This well presented two double bedroom first floor flat situated just a short distance away from the centre of Clanfield village is the perfect location, and price, for first time buyers. The property has the benefit of an enclosed rear garden and allocated parking with its own front door and staircase, plus a lounge, modern kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom.

  • 58 Valley Park Drive, Clanfield, Hampshire, PO8 0PL
  • £185,000 Leasehold
  • Pearsons 023 9273 5558

The Fairways sitting room web

The Fairways, FarlingtonSOLD

A hole in one for those who want to sink some cash into a place of their own. This first floor two bedroom apartment boasts a separate sitting room, a kitchen with plenty of appliance space and work surface, plus an en-suite shower room for the master bedroom to augment the main family bathroom. It’s perfectly placed for easy commuting by road or rail, with great access to public transport if your budget doesn’t run to a car as well.

  • The Fairways, Farlington, PO6 1RW
  • £185,000 
  • Town and Country Southern, 023 93 277 288

The Maltings sitting room web

The Maltings, Hambledon.  For Sale

How about your first property ownership innings opening in the home of cricket, Hambledon. This ground floor apartment with two bedrooms, one en-suite, a bathroom, sitting room, and kitchen/breakfast room is proof that first-time buyers don’t have to be townies, too. It’s affordable living surrounded by the joys of the South Downs National Park.

  • The Maltings, Hambledon, PO7 4AE
    Town and Country Southern, 023 93 277 288

19 Clarkes Rd kitchen web

The Fairways, FarlingtonFor Sale

This delightful two bedroom home is ideal for young couples trying to get a foot onto the property ladder. This beautifully presented semi-detached house boasts a refitted kitchen with appliances. It’s ready to move straight into too, and ready for you to put your own stamp on it.

  • 19 Clarkes Road, Fratton, Portsmouth, PO1 5PR
  • £177,500
  • Chinneck Shaw 0239 282 6731


Property Area Focus: Fareham

Coastal spot nestled in between Portsmouth and Southampton gives buyers a rural lifestyle with the convenience of town living. Nestled in between Portsmouth and Southampton, at the tip of north-west Portsmouth Harbour, the colourful market town of Fareham is bursting with character. Closest primary school: Harrison Primary School Distance: 700m, 12 min walk Ofsted rating: Outstanding […]

Property Area Focus: Southsea

An area even Clouseau could work out the attraction of. “With its imperial associations,” wrote Conan Doyle, “Southsea is a glorious place,” and who are we to argue? Closest primary school: St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School Distance: 500m, 13 min walk Ofsted rating: Good Closest secondary school: Priory School Distance: 1.7km, 7 min drive Ofsted rating: Requires improvement […]

Property Area Focus: Waterlooville

Is it time to cash in your chips and move to Waterlooville? Resting between the southern slopes of Portsdown Hill and the Northern slopes of Butser Hill, Waterlooville has cemented itself as a fantastic commuter town by being only a 15-minute drive away from Portsmouth. Closest primary school: Hart Plain Infant School Distance: 600m, 14 […]

Property Area Focus: Emsworth, Portsmouth

Emsworth is bursting with period character. Positioned at the top of Chichester Harbour, Emsworth is a historical market town with lots to do. Featured area: PO10 7AY Closest primary school: Emsworth Primary School Distance: 1.3km, 5 min drive Ofsted rating: Good Closest secondary school: Bourne Community College Distance: 1.6km, 7 min drive Ofsted rating: Good Family rating: 59% (Good) […]