EVEN though times are tough for many, several properties across North Somerset have been sold for a whopping seven figures this year.

Here are some of the most expensive properties sold in 2023, according to the Land Registry:

Tickenham House, Tickenham Hill, Clevedon, BS21 6SW

This Grade II listed building is priced at an eye-watering £2,157,000. The property is believed to have been built during the reign of Queen Anne or possibly George I.

According to Savills, modernisation of the property took place in the 19th century when it was converted to a farm.

Alden House, Lower Langford, Bristol, BS40 5BW

Priced at £2,120,000, Alden House boasts beautiful views and a rich history. The Knight Frank website reads: "A beautifully presented Grade II listed Regency house, in a lovely village setting with far-reaching views, a cottage, walled garden and grounds."

The property underwent extensive restoration after being purchased in 2011.

The website adds: "The restoration has been sympathetic to retain all the striking period features including stone fireplaces, wooden floors, arched entrances, moulded and ornate ceiling cornice, window shutters, and a fine early 19th century turning staircase with mahogany handrail on reeded balusters in the reception hall.

"The careful decoration of the accommodation reflects and compliments the period of the house perfectly. The interior has a warm and friendly atmosphere with all rooms looking out over its delightful garden and grounds."

Angel Meade, Ridgeway Road, Bristol, BS41 9ET

This Long Ashton property was priced at £2,400,000. The brochure on the Knight Frank website says: "Angel Meade is a superb 1950s built house extended in more recent years. It is situated in an elevated setting, against a backdrop of trees, with 180 degree panoramic views spanning east toward Bristol, south to the hills of Dundry, and to the west towards the countryside towards flax Bourton."

Cambridge Batch Garage, Weston Road, Bristol, BS48 3QR

According to The Move Market, this freehold property in Flax Bourton, priced at £2,353,000, is ranked as one of the most expensive properties with a BS48 3QR postcode. 

Since it last sold in April 2023 for £2,353,000, its value has increased by £33,000.