A derelict house in Woolacombe was the most expensive property sold across North Devon and Torridge in 2017.

The White House, in The Esplanade, was picked up for a hefty £1,475,000 back in March according to data from HM Land Registry.

The four-bedroom house offers panoramic sea views looking out over the beaches of Barricane, Combesgate and Woolacombe.

Two more properties in North Devon were sold for more than £1million over the course of the year.

A five-bedroom detached house 10 minutes from Croyde beach in Withywell Lane went for £1.15million. It was the most expensive of the four properties in Croyde in the top 10.

Hill Farm in Burrington, a six-bedroom freehold detached house, went for £1.1million in February.

Over in Torridge, Old Pastures, a prestigious 1920s detached house in Northam was sold for £800,000 in May, making it the most expensive in the district.

The four-bedroom house in Goats Hill Road is set in 2.3acres, has three reception rooms and a self-contained annexe.

The 10 most expensive freehold detached, semi-detached, terraced houses or flats in North Devon and Torridge were:

North Devon

1, The White House, The Esplanade, Woolacombe – £1,475,000.

2, The Mead, Withywell Lane, Croyde – £1,150,000.

3, Hill Farm, Burrington – £1,100,000.

4, Ashford House, Strand Lane, Barnstaple – £950,000.

5, East Down Mill, Barnstaple – £820,000.

6, Cott House, Cott Lane, Croyde – £780,000.

7, Park Cottage, Ilfracombe – £751,811.

8, Suntana, Croyde – £750,000.

9, Britannia, Down End, Croyde – £725,000.

10, Seawood, North Walk, Lynton – £724,998.

Torridge

1, Old Pastures, Goats Hill Road, Northam – £800,000.

2, The Old Granary, Pusehill, Bideford – £770,000.

3, Newbridge House, Heywood Road, Bideford – £760,000.

4, Chantry, Bideford – £750,000.

5, South Conybeare, Conybeare Drive, Bideford – £715,000.

6, Warren House, Warren Lane, Torrington – £700,000.

7, Flat 13, Longbridge Wharf, New Road, Bideford – £700,000.

8, Grey Mist, Chircombe Lane, Bideford – £690,000.

9, The Old Rectory, North Road, Umberleigh – £685,000.

10, Devonia, 3 The Quay, Bideford – £660,000.