Searching for houses in Southampton, like much of the UK, can be quite a tricky task, especially with house prices almost continually on the rise.

You might wonder what some of the cheapest properties you can buy in the area are, excluding options such as shared ownership or retirement property.

If you're looking for a property on the lower end of the price scale in Southampton, then Zoopla may have an option for you.

A two-bed semi-detached house on Burke Drive in Thornhill is currently on sale for £160,000 and has a unique attribute in a feature pond.

Daily Echo: The hallwayThe hallway (Image: Zoopla)

Take a look inside the property

Its Zoopla page says: "Stanford Estate Agents are delighted to offer this two-bedroom, semi-detached house, in the popular location of Thornhill."

Upon entering the property you'll come into the hallway which has doors leading to the sitting room and kitchen as well as stairs leading to the first floor.

The sitting room is dual aspect and has a feature fireplace with brick effect surround and tiled hearth.

Daily Echo: The sitting roomThe sitting room (Image: Zoopla)

Meanwhile, the kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base-level units with rolled-edged worktops.

It also comes with a stainless steel sink and drainer, as well as space and plumbing for a freestanding cooker, washing machine and tall-standing fridge/freezer.

Daily Echo: The kitchenThe kitchen (Image: Zoopla)

Additionally, the kitchen overlooks the rear garden and leads through to a utility room which is laid with wood-effect vinyl flooring.

Heading to the upstairs of the property there is access to a loft via a hatch and doors leading to both bedrooms and the bathroom.

Daily Echo: A view of the gardenA view of the garden (Image: Zoopla)

Both bedrooms are laid with carpet, with one having a built-in wardrobe and storage cupboard.

Elsewhere the bathroom features an enclosed bath with shower over, vanity wash hand basin, low level WC and chrome heated towel rail.

Daily Echo: The pond featureThe pond feature (Image: Zoopla)

Externally, the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a paved patio seating and has the unique attribute of a feature pond.

Finally, the front garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrub and hedgerow borders, and there is also a pathway with stairs leading to the front door