Luxurious houses, swanky penthouses, and a Grade II listed church are among the ten most viewed properties for sale across the country this year, revealed by Rightmove today.
The top list includes an eight-bedroom detached house in London‘s fashionable Primrose Hill, which boasts a wine cellar and bar, an emerald green cinema room and a dedicated massage room.
There’s also an individually designed detached house in Greater Manchester’s Bowdon, which is spread across four floors and comes with an acre of land, a swimming pool complex and a gym.
The most popular homes for sale this year include this property in London’s fashionable Primrose Hill, which has a striking emerald green cinema room
The prices of the properties range from a five-bedroom former church in West Yorkshire’s Todmorden for £150,000, to a 10-bedroom detached house in London’s Kensington for almost £30million.
However, the majority are in the multi-million pound range and have the features to match, including swimming pools, spacious kitchens and long driveways.
Rightmove’s housing expert Miles Shipside said: ‘This year’s list of most popular homes shows just how much people love having a nosy around some of the most luxurious properties across the country, some to dream about living there and others to perhaps look for design inspiration.’
Here is the list of the top 10 most viewed properties for sale this year, which has been compiled by property website Rightmove.
1. Eleven-bedroom detached house in Alderley Edge, (price on application)
This house in Cheshire’s Alderley Edge was built in 1867 out of mellow brick with carved dressed stone
The 11-bedroom property – which has an unusual glass floor at the base of the staircase – is being sold by estate agents Andrew J Nowell
The extensive kitchen has not one, but several curved islands that provide extra worktop space
2. Eight-bedroom detached house in Bowden, Greater Manchester, for £670,000
This house in Greater Manchester’s Bowden is being sold by estate agents Gascoigne Halman
The large indoor swimming pool area includes a large seating area and a dome ceiling
The luxury property is spread across four floors and boasts eight-bedrooms
3. Seven-bedroom detached house in Nether Alderley Cheshire, for £7,250,000
The seven-bedroom property in Cheshire’s Nether Alderley has been put on the market via estate agents Jackson-Stops
Wooden ceiling beams feature throughout the kitchen, which overlooks the garden
The leisure suite includes a pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, cinema and games room
4. Five-bedroom former church in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, for £150,000
The Grade II listed former church was granted full planning permission to turn it into a family home in 2004
Renovation works have already begun on the property, which is for sale via estate agents Reeds Rains
There are restrictions within the planning permissions, but the property could make a lovely family home once the renovation works are completed
5. Three-bedroom detached house in the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, for £295,000
The property is in a peaceful spot on the Isle of Lewis, part of the Outer Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland
The sale of the property is being handled by estate agents Galbraith, based in Inverness
The property sits in around 1.5 acres and comes with some spectacular views of the countryside
6. Three-bedroom flat in Edinburgh, Scotland, for £1,700,000
The impressive penthouse is in the historic New Town of Scotland’s capital Edinburgh
It boasts a roof terrace with stunning views of the city, which can be enjoyed from a hot tub
The three-bedroom modern apartment is being sold via estate agents Knight Frank
7. Six-bedroom manor house in Edinburgh, Scotland, for £6million
The sixteenth century castle is only three miles from the city centre of Scotland’s Edinburgh
Many original features are still in place, providing an opportunity to create a modern showpiece
The property is on the market for the first time in 300 years and is being sold by estate agents Sotheby’s
8. Ten-bedroom detached house in London’s Kensington for £29,950,000
The 10-bedroom property in London’s wealthy Kensington is being sold via estate agents Knight Frank
The grand entrance hall includes a sweeping staircase, plenty of light and marble pillars
It’s impossible to run out of space in this walk-in wardrobe, which is next to the bathroom
9. Five-bedroom flat in London’s Westminster (price on application)
The sale of this five-bedroom penthouse with a roof terrace is being handled by Knight Frank
The London property comes with staff quarters, direct lift access and benefits from 24 hours Harrods Estates concierge
Everything has been taken care of, with the interior designed flat being ready to move into
10. Eight-bedroom detached house in London’s Primrose Hill for £28.5million
The eight-bedroom property in London’s fashionable Primrose Hill is being sold via estate agents Knight Frank
Celebrate the New Year in style with a bottle from the property’s separate wine storage area
Ease away the pain the morning after by spending some time in the dedicated massage room