These 10 jaw-dropping properties have been the biggest hits with house hunters over the past 12 months
Upping sticks has been a hot topic for many of us in 2021 and there hasn’t been an end of amazing homes on the market to admire.
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Whether moving has been at the forefront of your mind after those difficult two years or you’re looking for a dose of escape, scrolling through house listings is one of the nation’s favorite pastimes.
“This year in real estate has really been unlike any other. We’ve seen people imagine what life could be in the countryside, look at what’s on the coast, and more recently, rekindle their curiosity about the country. town, ”says Rightmove’s real estate expert Tim Bannister.
From a pop star’s lavish home in the countryside to seaside retreats and lavish mega-mansions, these spectacular homes were Rightmove’s most viewed properties in 2021 …
10. Waterfront Haven, Poole: £ 5,500,000
We all dream of a room with a view, but it’s a house with a view in every room.
Overlooking Poole Harbor and close to the beach, Bluff House, which is somewhat of a contemporary local landmark, makes the most of its dazzling location.
With endless floor to ceiling windows the ocean is never far from sight and there is a large lawned garden overlooking the water and many terraces and balconies where you can enjoy the view with your drink. choice.
The 6,500 square foot home features a large indoor pool, gym, four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and an array of function rooms.
A large desk will make working from home a pleasure, and there’s even a bar in the garden for those all-important after-work drinks.
Bluff House is on the market for £ 5,500,000 with Luxury & Prestige via Rightmove.
9. Luxury apartment, London: £ 26,500,000
It’s hard to imagine real estate prices in London, but this pied-à-terre is clearly aimed at super-rich buyers looking for a new investment or a new neighborhood in the capital.
Based in the exclusive London Borough of Knightsbridge, the house comprises a freehold share and features and finishes are of the highest quality and cost.
Housed in a Grade II listed red brick townhouse, the residence spans three beautiful floors and includes five bedrooms and five bathrooms.
From the large reception hall to the L-shaped staircase and designer marble kitchen, it is packed with the most sought-after luxury amenities.
In the market with Rokstone via Rightmove, this Knightsbridge triplex could be yours for just £ 26,500,000.
8. Country Manor, Cheshire: £ 7,500,000
This sprawling estate in the town of Ollerton, Cheshire features an impressive 9,500 square foot Georgian-style mansion, as well as 25 acres of well-manicured parkland.
Inside, the house is as luxurious as one would expect – although more modern than its exterior suggests – with an indoor spa, steam room, swimming pool, five bathrooms, and five master bedrooms. , including four large parental suites, one of which has its own elevator.
However, undoubtedly the piece de resistance is the house’s exquisite grounds, which includes a lake, fountains, pergola, tennis court, and tree-lined driveway. The garden parties here must be huge!
Listed at £ 7,500,000, this country house is on the market with Stuart Rushton & Co via Rightmove.
7. Highgate House, London: POA
A modern architectural gem in the heart of North London, this sprawling property sits on two picturesque acres on one of the city’s most desirable roads.
There is a glass elevator to each of the three floors of the house and among the 10 bedrooms are five luxurious suites. The lower ground floor is devoted to leisure facilities, including a swimming pool, billiard room, wine cellar, hammam and sauna.
The expansive estate even includes a stand-alone staff lodge, but the most impressive part of the house has to be the top-floor office, which offers stunning views over Hampstead Heath, as well as access to an expansive roof terrace .
Listed at Sotheby’s International Realty via Rightmove, the price of this modern wonder is available on request.
6. England’s most isolated house, Cumbria: £ 1,500,000
Supposedly one of England’s most secluded properties, Skiddaw House is a little different from the luxury homes of the rest of our roundup. However, its location, which is about as far from the nearest neighbor as it gets in England, is sure to please some.
Originally built as a hunting lodge in 1829, the property is located in the remote area of Back o’Skidda in the Skiddaw Forest, north of the Lake District. In recent years, the house, accessible only on foot or by 4×4, has been used as a hostel.
Whether you are looking to live away from the crowds or start your own nature lover tourism business, this property offers an intriguing investment prospect.
England’s most secluded house can be yours for £ 1,500,000 via Mitchells Land & Property via Rightmove.
5. Fourteenth-century house, Devon: £ 5,950,000
Located in Ottery St Mary’s, The Chanters House is a magnificent stately home which has undergone a 10 year comprehensive restoration. Combining period charm and modern comfort, the manor has 10 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms.
Showcasing architectural elements dating back to the 14th century, the English Civil War is believed to have been declared in the Cromwell Fairfax Hall.
Meanwhile, bibliophiles will be beside themselves with the impressive house library, which holds around 22,000 books.
Meanwhile, the grounds offer endless entertainment spaces, including an outdoor kitchen, tennis courts, walled gardens and an indoor swimming pool located in an outbuilding.
This incredible period estate is on the market with Pilkington Estates via Rightmove for £ 5,950,000.
4. Robbie William Manor, Wiltshire: £ 6,750,000
For some, browsing real estate listings is all about seeing how the other half lives, and this large house in the village of Compton Bassett certainly shows what the booty of a pop career can do for you, since this estate is owned by Robbie Williams and his wife, Ayda.
With seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms, bold bursts of color, and a few ironic touches, the breathtaking home has a fresher feel than most homes of its day.
There are also plenty of luxury amenities, including a grass football pitch, tennis court, and helicopter shed in the grounds, as well as a spa, steam room, sauna, and huge heated swimming pool in the resort complex. Hobbies.
There are also two independent apartments for the accommodation staff, as well as a separate cottage where you can accommodate VIP guests in style.
Listed with Knight Frank through Rightmove, you can pick up celebrity real estate for £ 6,750,000.
3. Modern mansion, Manchester: £ 4,750,000
Situated in the town of Stockport in Greater Manchester, this breathtaking new house with its landscaped gardens and impeccably modern interior has been designed for entertaining.
The mansion offers six bedrooms and six bathrooms over 9,792 square feet of living space. Highlights include the state-of-the-art cinema room, wine cellar, two walk-in closets and a spa with jacuzzi, gym, swimming pool and sauna.
From golden hued lightings to marble fixtures, the house has been decorated with the finest finishes, ideal for a buyer with a taste for the finer things in life. The opulence also extends outside the exquisite landscaped gardens, which offer the ultimate in curb appeal.
This impressive mansion is listed for £ 4,750,000 with Jackson-Stops via Rightmove.
2. Coastal Paradise, Cornwall: £ 2,500,000
For the avid house hunters of the sea, nothing better than this family home on the waterfront near Truro.
Entrance to the private property is through electric gates, while the split-level terrace features a hot tub, shower room, and steps down to the jetty where you can moor your own boat.
Spanning 4,500 square feet, the home itself features five bedrooms and three bathrooms, plus plenty of comfortable living areas. We can just imagine snuggling up in front of this stylish fire pit during the cold winter months.
Built 20 years ago, the home is for sale for the very first time, and with these spectacular views of Restronguet Creek, we can’t imagine it will hang around the market much longer!
You can pick up your own coastal paradise for £ 2,500,000 via Lillicrap Chilcott via Rightmove.
1. Mega-mansion, Essex: £ 15,000,000
Now there are mansions and then there are mansions. This remarkable estate in Chigwell, Essex sits on a massive 52-acre private lot and has every imaginable convenience. You would be hard pressed to find a reason to leave the house!
The home’s opulent accommodation includes six en-suite bathrooms and five bathrooms, each with a walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom, as well as an array of beautiful reception rooms.
The ultimate party venue, the lower ground floor has a dance floor, bar, cinema and games room. And when you need to unwind after dancing the night away, there is also a spa complex with sauna, steam room, swimming pool and jacuzzi.
Elsewhere there is a huge 10 car garage with a lift and turntable – now this is what we call a car enthusiast’s supercar showroom! If that wasn’t enough, the grounds offer state-of-the-art equestrian facilities, including an Olympic-sized arena and paddocks.
This luxury estate is on the market with Presidential Estates via Rightmove for £ 15,000,000.
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