If you have ever wondered how much £1 million could get you across the UK, then look no further as we've compared a £1m property in London and Sunderland to find out how much of a difference location really makes.

London is not known for offering bargain buys with flats in the centre of the capital rarely being below £1m. 

In comparison, the North East region of Sunderland offers a vastly different landscape, with £1m properties ranging from one-of-a-kind builds to historic mansions. 

To see the real differences, we've got two current listings on the property market site, Zoopla. 

£1 million property, London vs Sunderland 


Starting with London's £1m home, you can get a two-bed flat in Nine Elms, making it £1,078 per square foot. 

The modern flat also features two bathrooms and one reception as well as 'part river views'.

Your Local Guardian: The living room.The living room. (Image: Zoopla)

Owners can also access the 'sky pool' along with a state-of-the-art residents gym, a 16m swimming pool, cinema, lounge and meeting rooms. 

Whilst there is a private residents garden, the flat does also come with a balcony with room for a table and chairs.

Your Local Guardian: The kitchen.The kitchen. (Image: Zoopla)

The reception area is a good size with space for a sofa, desk and table/dining seating.

The kitchen is snug, with a counter and breakfast bar area, whilst the white designs brighten the space.

Your Local Guardian: The bedroom.The bedroom. (Image: Zoopla)

Both bedrooms are a good size, with space for a large double bed and built-in wardrobes.


Moving onto Sunderland, the difference is clear, with £1m getting you a historic five bed, two bath and three reception home.

Your Local Guardian: The building.The building. (Image: Zoopla)

Coming in at £366 per square foot, the property is the historic undercliff hall set in Cleadon village.

Your Local Guardian: A reception room.A reception room. (Image: Zoopla)

With extensive grounds and charm and character throughout, this stunning period property is like no other.

Your Local Guardian: Living room.Living room. (Image: Zoopla)

Built in 1855 the home has been kept to the highest of standards, with large windows offering breathtaking views and high ceilings adding to the grandeur.

Your Local Guardian: Kitchen.Kitchen. (Image: Zoopla)

Throughout the property, you are reminded of the history of the home, with character features including the fireplaces, wood-panelled walls and wood-beamed ceilings.

Your Local Guardian: Garden.Garden. (Image: Zoopla)

Each room is large and the garden is endless with terraces patio, grassed area and space for plenty of outdoor seating.