Augusts’ most popular properties – not counting those that have been featured in previous months – range in price from £80,000 to £7m.
1. Six-bedroom detached house in Donaghadee, County Down, Northern Ireland for £550,000
If wide open countryside is high up on your wishlist, this newly-renovated six-bedroom pile – complete with henhouse and paddock – should not be missed. It’s also within walking distance of the coastal town of Donaghadee and just 10km away from the lively town of Bangor.
Available via Purplebricks
2. Six-bedroom detached house in Bothwell, Glasgow, for £1,050,000
Built in 2009, Orchard House comes with no shortage of practical perks. These include an ensuite bathroom for EVERY bedroom, a laundry room, large store room and CCTV. But it’s the indoor swimming pool, games room with bar, gym and home cinema that could end up convincing you.
Available via Residence
3. Six-bedroom detached house in Alton, Hampshire, for £1,550,000
Look like a barn conversion to you? Actually, this stunning property was formerly two separate village cottages. Now, alongside original features such as exposed oak timbers and vaulted ceilings, you’ll get all the modern benefits of underfloor heating, solar panels and even a Sonos sound system.
Available via Hamptons International
4. Six-bedroom detached house in Hampstead, London, for £7m
Tucked away down a tree-lined avenue in north London, just a stone’s throw from famous Hampstead Heath, is this grand Edwardian home. Complete with six bedrooms, a cinema room, gym and self-contained staff suite all arranged over four floors, the £7m price tag comes as little surprise.
Available via Foxtons
5. Five-bedroom detached house in Seer Green, Buckinghamshire, for £1,795,000
Fan of open-plan living? You’ll love the vast kitchen/dining/family space in this recently-remodelled home. And if you open the huge glass doors onto the garden, it gets even bigger. All five bedrooms come complete with walk-in-wardrobes too, so they’ll be no fights over hanging space.
Available via Tim Russ & Co
6. Four-bedroom detached house in Kirknewton, West Lothian, for £750,000
Just 10 miles outside of Edinburgh lies this unique four-bedroom family home. Once you’ve made it back from the city, shoot a few rounds of pool in the games room – it has a well-stocked bar, two drinks fridges and panoramic views of the vast rear garden.
Available via McEwan Fraser Legal
7. Five-bedroom detached house in Goring On Thames, Berkshire, for £3.75m
From the outside this charming thatched home on the River Thames with its own boat house looks like it’s been lifted from the pages of Wind in the Willows – but then the surrounding area was the inspiration for the classic children’s book. Inside however, is an entirely different story as the house has undergone a very contemporary renovation.
Available via Davis Tate
8. Two-bedroom terraced house in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, for £80,000
If you’re part of a young family looking for a move-in ready home within commuting distance of Glasgow, you won’t find much better than this modest two-bedroom terrace. The child-friendly home has a great kids’ bedroom, a safe enclosed garden and is conveniently opposite a green with a small play area.
Available via Slater Hogg & Howison
9. Seven-bedroom detached house in Tonbridge, Kent, for £1.8m
Originally built in 1890, this grand house has been extended and updated over the decades. However, it has still retained several period fireplaces to cosy up next to throughout winter. And in summer, the huge conservatory is the perfect spot to sit with a coffee and take in views of the landscaped gardens.
Available via Robinson Jackson
10. Six-bedroom detached house in Coulsdon, London, for £2.4m
Looking for a modern mansion brimming with mod cons? Try this property in south London’s Coulsdon. The designer kitchen alone incorporates quartz work tops, an induction hob, instant boiling water tap, polished marble floors and bi-fold doors to the rear garden.
Available via Fine & Country