The shortest month may be ending with a cold snap, but to warm your spirits, take a peek at the 10 hottest homes on the market.
1. Five-bedroom detached house in Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, for £4m
Sitting in top spot is this huge new-build mansion with spectacular countryside views. The three-storey home boasts plenty of luxury features, including a bespoke kitchen, home cinema, his 'n' hers dressing rooms and an outdoor swimming pool - although you might want to put a dip on hold for now.
Available via Preston Bennett in assoc. with Hamptons International
2. Five-bedroom town house in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, for £1.7m
Taking second place is this stunning Victorian home which dates back to 1857 and sits on a tree-lined avenue close to the centre of Leamington Spa. It has recently been substantially modernised and extended with new perks including a wine cellar, underfloor heating and integrated Sonos home sound speaker system.
Available via Fine & Country
3. Six-bedroom detached house in Halstead, Sevenoaks, Kent, for £2m
This vast executive home, just within the confines of the M25 and close to the village of Halstead, rounds out the top three. An indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi are already on offer, but if you fancy an additional project, the loft is a blank canvas that could potentially become an annexe or a cinema room.
Available via JDM Estate Agents
4. Two-bedroom flat in Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex, for £133,250
If you’re a first-time buyer, this immaculate two-bedroom flat with sea views could be perfect. The apartment is available with 65% shared ownership and the option of purchasing up to 100%. It also comes with a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom, its own balcony and secure underground parking.
Available via Emoov
5. Bishopsgate House in Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, for £50m
With a jaw-dropping price tag of £50m it's not hard to see why Bishopsgate House got you clicking. The 34-acre estate was previously owned by a Sheikh and there was no expense spared, with leisure facilities that include an indoor swimming pool, floodlit tennis court and extensive equestrian amenities. To top it off, there’s also separate staff accommodation and even a helipad.
Available via Rokstone Estate Agents
6. Three-bedroom semi-detached house in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, for £139,995
Looking for a no-fuss family home? This tastefully decorated semi-detached home could be the answer. Both the kitchen and bathroom have recently been updated by the current owners, so you won’t have to worry about extra renovation costs. It’s also in a handy location, with Stoke-On-Trent around 15mins away by car and just 8mins by train.
Available via Wakefield Giles
7. Four-bedroom detached house in Kingswood, Tadworth, Surrey, for £2.75m
This striking new-build home stands out from the crowd for all the right reasons. Its unique design features include a curved roof, an elegant spiral staircase and programmable mood lighting. Professionally designed gardens surround the house and overlook the Kingswood Golf and Country Club.
Available via Richard Saunders and Company
8. Four-bedroom detached house in Banstead, Surrey, for £875,000
Despite being built in 2013, this immaculate family home still looks like it's in show-home condition and even comes with a NHBC certificate. A bespoke kitchen with built-in Neff appliances and granite work tops makes it ideal for baking aficionados, while the landscaped garden with an impressive Wendy house will keep the kids happy.
Available via Williams Harlow
9. Three-bedroom barge in Battersea, London, for £1.38m
‘Janine’ is moored at Plantation Wharf pier in Battersea with a 123-year lease and has been completely transformed from a working barge into a luxurious home. If it wasn’t for the portholes you could forget that you’re on a boat. It’s still fully functional too, so you can cruise down the Thames at your leisure.
Available via The Good Estate Agent
10. Four-bedroom town house in Richmond, London, for £4.45m
This elegant four-bedroom, three-bathroom home, which forms part of Grade II-listed Ancaster House, takes the final spot. It’s been kitted out with a bespoke kitchen and bathrooms, while its sash windows and high ceilings allow light to stream in and give oodles of character. While it does have its own garden, 2,500 acres of Richmond Park are on the doorstep if you really want to stretch your legs.
Available via London Square