Britain’s long been a top destination for the wealthy who look for a combination of value, location and the clear theme that connects them: expense.
The most-viewed properties of 2016 have a price tag of more than £600,000 and most cost at least £1million, with the most expensive at almost £12million.
A five bedroom maisonette in London’s prestigious South Kensington is on the market for £7,950,000. Situated on one of the most expensive roads in the country – London’s Victoria Road, dubbed Billionaire’s row, the property is the epitome of modern urban style and lavish aesthetics. It is bright and beautifully designed with high ceilings, wooden floors and large windows.
Another favourite location the wealthy are flocking to is London’s Highgate burrow, where a seven bedroom new build is available for £11,750,000. It boasts biometric locks that use fingerprint technology to gain access in its state-of-the-art security system. French-polished panelled doors are made of American black walnut and complete the look of the property. In total there are five bedrooms and five en-suite bathrooms as well as a large study, kitchen and living room areas.
£3.75M buys you a spectacular seven bedroom detached house in Bolton. Built to resemble a traditional Georgian manor house, the property comes with a large swimming pool and Jacuzzi in the lower ground floor indoor leisure area. In addition to this the large garden at the back of the house is shaped to accommodate a football pitch.
The design of Knowsley Manor incorporates wooden beams and staircases, expansive floor-to-ceiling windows and traditional fireplaces to recreate the ambiance of Southern living.