Outdoor swimming pools proved popular with home hunters in April, along with modern interiors and panoramic views of the countryside.

Last month’s most popular properties – not including homes that have previously appeared on the list – were as eclectic as ever, with a Victorian cottage, converted waterworks and even a pre-fabricated 'Huf Haus' all making their way into the top 10.

 An immaculate garden with a sky blue swimming pool and Jacuzzi

1. Four-bedroom detached house in Chelmsford, Essex, for £1,250,000

Take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool or Jacuzzi and then enjoy a tasty barbeque in the sun-drenched garden of this high-end family home. In the event of a shower, duck into the huge conservatory and wait for it to pass.

Available via Bairstow Eves Countrywide

A renovated house with a new extension and loft conversion. 

2. Nine-bedroom detached house in Somerton, Somerset, for £895,000

Wake up to spectacular views of the rolling Somerset hills, which you can enjoy from either the bed or bath of the master bedroom. The 150 year-old house has been fully renovated and comes complete with a granny annex and a two-bedroom summer house that would be ideal as a holiday let.

Available via Tepilo 

Brick built detached house with a garage 

3. Four-bedroom detached house in Redditch, Worcestershire, for £279,950

This modern detached home is bound to be a hit with the kids thanks to its rather unexpected swimming pool in the back garden. Parents have the benefit a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, and excellent transport links for getting into Birmingham.

Available via Arden Estates 

Ultra modern Huf Haus with lots of glass and metal beams 

4. Five-bedroom detached house in Weybridge, Surrey, for £7,890,000

If you’re looking for a home with that ‘wow-factor’ this luxurious Huf Haus ticks all the boxes. The 6,000 sq ft pre-fabricated home in the sought-after enclave of St. George's Hill boasts a cinema room, four ensuite bathrooms and even an underground garage.

Available via Wingate & Withers 

Large period home with a garage 

5. Seven-bedroom detached house in Mapesbury, London, for £3,999,950 

If 5,500 sq ft of living space in this chic north-west London home doesn't cut it, there’s potential to add more with a loft conversion or an extension into the garden. Within the stylishly renovated house there's also a separate one-bedroom flat - perfect for family or staff.

Available via Queens Park Partnership 

Long driveway leading to a mansion lit up at night 

6. Six-bedroom detached house in Llanbadoc, Monmouthshire, for £1.5m

Retreat to a life of luxury in this plush Georgian-style mansion with panoramic views of the stunning Welsh countryside. Among its many enviable features is a bespoke kitchen, grand marble staircase, three-double garages and 'his and hers' dressing rooms.

Available via Pinkmove 

Victorian cottage with driveway and shrubbery  

7. Five-bedroom cottage in Burghfield, Reading, for £739,950

You could pack your bags and move straight into this Victorian cottage on the fringes of Reading. While the home dates back to 1890, it has since been carefully extended and renovated to suit family life. A play room and laundry room make excellent additions.

Available via Davis Tate 

Converted waterworks with sweeping driveway and six car garage

8. Six-bedroom detached house in Disley, Stockport, Cheshire, for £2,750,000

You might usually associate waterworks with the Monopoly board, but you could snap up your own converted version with this Cheshire home. The building was morphed into a contemporary six-bedroom home by a Danish architect back in 2005 and includes a games room with a bar, gym and cinema.

Available via Bridgfords 

Back of house with bi-fold doors that lead onto a large patio

9. Five-bedroom detached house in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, for £1.2m

Running out of room for your wine collection won't be a problem in this house, as there's a bespoke air-regulated wine cellar in the hallway. So, on a summer evening, grab a glass of chilled Chardonnay and head for a soak in the garden's sunken Jacuzzi.

Available via Purplebricks 

Large double fronted house with triple garage and

10. Five-bedroom detached house in Woldingham, Surrey, for £2.7m

With five reception rooms, this 1998-built home offers plenty of room for entertaining family and friends. There won't be a queue for the bathroom either, as all five double bedrooms come with their own ensuites.

Available via Fine & Country 

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