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Beach hut up for sale for 80,000

Beach hut for sale
The beach hut comes with chairs, windbreaks and a kettle

A wooden beach hut for sale on the Suffolk coast could buck the downward trend in property prices and fetch more than 80,000, estate agents said.

The blue and white hut, near Southwold harbour, comes complete with lounging chairs, windbreaks and a kettle.

The family which owns the hut is asking for offers of more than 70,000.

"There is pressure on property prices but I think the key may be scarcity," said Richard Leeming, of estate agents Flick & Son, which is selling the hut.

"Beach huts in places like Southwold are scarce," he explained.

Mr Leeming said the hut may prove to be a sound "niche" investment.




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