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 "well-presented" one-bedroom home in Hackworth Gardens in Hedge End is currently on the market for £220,000.

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

Take a look inside the property

On its Zoopla profile, it says: "This well-presented, one-bedroom house comes with allocated parking for two cars and a private, landscaped garden."

The front door of the property opens to an entrance porch which in turn leads through to the kitchen.

Daily Echo: The kitchenThe kitchen (Image: Zoopla)

This has a window to the side and has been fitted with a modern range of wall and base units.

Features of the kitchen include a built-in oven with hob and extractor over, as well as space for further appliances and a breakfast bar.

Additionally, the room is open-plan to the lounge/diner which has French doors leading out to the garden.

Daily Echo: The bedroomThe bedroom (Image: Zoopla)

On the first floor landing there is a storage cupboard and doors leading through to the bedroom and shower room.

The double bedroom has two windows to the side overlooking the garden and a built-in storage cupboard.

Heading to the shower room it contains a walk-in shower, vanity wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and a window to the front.

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Externally, there is allocated off-road parking for two cars and an outside storage cupboard round the front.

Daily Echo: The gardenThe garden (Image: Zoopla)

Meanwhile, at the back, there is a "private, landscaped garden" which has a decked seating area, leaving the rest of the garden mainly laid to artificial lawn

The profile adds: "The property is located in the popular area of Grange Park and benefits from being close to Hedge End’s train station, local shops, schools and the M27 motorway links."