Looking to buy a new property but want to keep costs to a minimum? 

From period cottages to town centre flats, there are a variety of options on the market in Monmouthshire. 

We’ve rounded up five of the area’s cheapest properties for sale, all costing £175,000 or less. 

Ship Street - £70,000

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The property is on the second floor. (Chancellors)

This second floor flat is in Brecon town centre and requires updating, with gas central heating throughout. 

The property is made up of a living room, a kitchen with ample cupboard space, a double bedroom with built-in wardrobe and a bathroom. 

The agent describes the apartment as an “ideal” first-time home, a holiday let or a potential investment opportunity. 

St John’s Road - £140,000

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The cottage has high ceilings throughout. (Chancellors)

This mid-terraced cottage for sale is a character home which is ready to move straight into. 

The accommodation has high ceilings and is made up of a reception room, a kitchen, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. 

The property also has its own private garden and the agent notes that viewing is “highly recommended”. 

Free Street - £165,000

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The property is Grade II listed. (McCartneys Property)

This Grade II listed cottage is mid-terrace and is described as “delightful”, being positioned close to the town centre. 

Inside, there is an open plan sitting and dining area, a kitchen, a master bedroom with a walk-through study, an attic bedroom and a family bathroom. 

The cottage has period features throughout such as a stone fireplace, and has a “quaint” rear garden with a shed. 

Maendu Street - £170,000

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The cottage has been modernised throughout. (James Dean Estate Agents)

This “charming” cottage for sale has been modernised throughout and has views of the Brecon Beacons. 

The accommodation comprises an open plan living room, dining room and kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. 

Outside, there is a landscaped garden with a timber shed, two storage sheds, a vegetable patch, and a decked seating area. 

Charles Street - £175,000

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The house is close to the town centre. (Clee Tompkinson & Francis)

This end terraced house for sale is close to Brecon’s town centre and the canal basin. 

Inside, there is a spacious living room, a kitchen and breakfast room, two bedrooms and a bathroom. 

There is also a built-in storage room and an enclosed courtyard garden, and the property is described as having “scope for improvement”.