However, while the average house price in England, according to the latest statistics available, the UK House Price Index for November 2020, is £266,742, properties in Scarborough had an average selling price of just £169,678 in 2020.
The average price in Scarborough borough in November was £171,744, a 1.5 per cent increase on November 2019, when the average price was £169,207.
Property website Rightmove said the majority of sales in Scarborough during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £170,030. Terrace properties sold for an average of £128,931, with detached properties fetching £261,828.
Overall, sold prices in Scarborough over the last year were 11 per cent up on the previous year and 4 per cent down on the 2008 peak of £176,905.
Here are 11 of the most expensive residences sold in the borough last year, based on the most recent data from Rightmove and the Land Registry.