Instead, they initially put forward an offer of £230,000, something Laura admitted was “on the low side”.
Joe defended the offer as he opened up about the need for a pool but the owner still rejected their first bid.
In one last go, Fiona and Joe put forward £255,000 but insisted that was as far as they’d be willing to go.
When the owner countered with £260,000, Joe and Fiona decided to walk away, insisting the “maths didn’t work”.
A Place in the Sun continues weekdays at 3pm on Channel 4.