November turned out to be a ‘month of mansions’ with every one of the most clicked-on properties ringing in at more than £1m.
1. Seven-bedroom detached house in St Albans, Hertfordshire, POA
Topping the chart in November for clicks was this vast mansion in one of St Albans’ most sought-after streets. With a car lift, underground parking, cinema room and eight reception rooms, price is only available on application. But a quick search of property prices in the well-heeled cathedral city confirms it won’t come cheap.
Available via Cassidy and Tate
2. Six-bedroom detached house in Hadley Wood, Hertfordshire, for £2.8m
Even with the £400,000 that’s been slashed from its asking price, this redesigned Hertfordshire home is still a pipedream for most of us. With six bedrooms and packed full of state-of-the-art technology, the gated mansion is still on the market for just shy of £3m.
Available via Fine & Country
3. Six-bedroom detached house in Oxshott, Surrey, for £2,995,000
Built as recently as 2012, this home was designed with modern family life in mind. Its four reception rooms, open plan kitchen, dining and family room all offer flexible living spaces, while the colourful playroom and wooden playhouse in the large garden are perfect for some lucky kids.
Available via Hawksman Real Estate
4. Nine-bedroom country house in Nantyderry, Monmouthshire, for £4.5m
This beautiful Grade-II listed Georgian manor house is fit for royalty – in fact, Princess Margaret has reportedly been a guest. Period features include shuttered windows, decorative coving and ornate fireplaces. The house is surrounded by 34 acres of grounds and also offers views across to the Skirrid and Sugar Loaf mountains.
Available via Town & Country Collection
5. Five-bedroom semi-detached house in Ealing, London, for £1,975,000
Sitting within half a mile of three different Tube stations, this pristine period home in west London is in a dream spot for commuters. Inside, the property has been tastefully modernised without compromising its original charm. It also comes with a large garden and off-street parking – pretty special for the capital.
Available via Orchards of London
6. Five-bedroom detached house in Dore, Sheffield, for £1.25m
For home that's 'fresh out the box', this newly-built executive property tucked behind electric gates should fit the bill. It comes complete with a designer kitchen, feature staircase, CCTV security and a landscaped garden. The house is well-placed for work and play with Sheffield and the Peak District National Park within easy reach.
Available via Blenheim Park Estates
7. Four-bedroom terraced house in Clapham, London, for £2,625,000
Spread over four floors, this gorgeous south London terrace has been refurbished and extended by its current owners. With a bespoke kitchen, dining and a family area, the lower ground floor is the perfect hub for family life. It’s also been kitted out with smart technology, so the heating, water and lighting systems can all be controlled by phone or tablet.
Available via Hamptons International
8. Six-bedroom detached house in Wimbledon Park, London, for £6.95m
This is the expensive home of the month, with its eye-watering price tag creeping towards £7m. The house boasts a balcony with impressive views of Wimbledon Park Golf Course. And of course, you'd expect all the usual top-end perks such as a wine cellar, sauna, gym with air conditioning, cinema/games room and hydro pool.
Available via Hawes & Co
9. Seven-bedroom barn conversion in Alloway, Ayrshire, for £1.2m
Just south of Ayr, this brand-new barn conversion provides a contemporary take on country living. It’s been designed to keep out the harsh Scottish weather with triple-glazed windows, super insulated roof and a woodchip burner. There's also a spa and fitness suite with indoor pool complete with its own bar.
Available via County Homes
10. Seven-bedroom detached house in Weybridge, Surrey, for £4.25m
Completing the top 10 is this Regency style property in the exclusive St George's Hill Estate, with far-reaching views of the Surrey Hills. With a staggering eight reception rooms, you won't be hard-pressed for space. Even your live-in staff can be accommodated easily in the separate flat above the triple garage.
Available via Seymours