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Dream homes of 2021: Rightmove’s top ten most-viewed properties

The wish list includes mansions, coastal escapes and the most remote house in England

1

Aspen House, Chigwell

Aspen House in Chigwell | Presidential Estates/Rightmove

Presidential Estates/Rightmove

Modern luxury in Chigwell: £15m 

Scrolling through the images of this beautiful Essex mansion gives a new meaning to the phrase “it has it all”. A private gym, cinema room, three double garages and its very own spa immediately catches the eye, and that’s before you get into the stunning bedrooms and living areas. This five-bedroom, six-bathroom home is set amongst 52 acres of private land, and with everything you’d ever need under one roof, you may not ever need to leave.

Aspen House in Chigwell | Presidential Estates/Rightmove

2

Restronguet Point, Feock, Nr. Truro, Cornwall

Restronguet Point, Feock, Nr. Truro, Cornwall

Lillicrap Chilcott/Rightmove

Coastal paradise in Cornwall: £2.5m

If you want stunning coastal views, then look no further than this unique home in Cornwall. It really is the ultimate pad to watch the sunset, with panoramic views and direct access to the water. This five-bedroom, three-bathroom home is ideal for those looking for a place in one of the most idyllic locations in the south west.

Restronguet Point, Feock, Nr. Truro, Cornwall

3

Carrwood Road, Bramhall, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK7

Carrwood Road, Bramhall, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK7

Jackson-Stops/Rightmove

Stunning manor house with private gardens: £4.75m

This immaculately decorated home is the dream for anyone searching for the modern mansion set in a private location. The surrounding gardens are truly stunning, with so much space to host both indoors and outdoors. The home comes with its very own cinema room, swimming pool and jacuzzi, as well as having an annexe for even more space.

Carrwood Road, Bramhall, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK7

4

Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN11

Compton Bassett House in Wiltshire

Knight Frank/Rightmove

A mansion fit for a celebrity in Wiltshire: £6.75m

Compton Bassett House, home of singer Robbie Williams, is a true beauty in the heart of Wiltshire. You really wouldn’t need to step outside this period home’s boundaries, being set over 72 acres of stunning grounds. This seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom mansion comes with two extra flats, a cottage and leisure complex.

Compton Bassett House in Wiltshire

5

The Chanters House, Ottery St Mary, EX11

The Chanters House, Ottery St Mary, EX11 | Image: Pilkington Estates/Rightmove

Pilkington Estates/Rightmove

An estate filled with history: £5.95m

The Chanters House dates back to the 14th century, and has undergone magnificent renovation to combine period features with modern living. The interior décor wouldn’t look out of place in an art gallery, and the home oozes grandeur and history throughout. The centrepiece of the home is The Great Library, which is home to around 22,000 books, and is the largest library west of Salisbury.

The Chanters House, Ottery St Mary, EX11 | Image: Pilkington Estates/Rightmove

6

Skiddaw House, Bassenthwaite, Keswick

Skiddaw House, Bassenthwaite, Keswick

Mitchells Land & Property/Rightmove

The most remote home in England: £1.5m

Ever wanted to live in total peace and quiet, with no neighbours around? Well, the most remote home in England might be the one for you. It’s set 1,500 feet above sea level and only accessible by foot or 4x4 vehicle. This home really does give a new meaning to privacy, and is ideal for someone who is more than happy with their own company. 

Skiddaw House, Bassenthwaite, Keswick

7

Merton Lane, London, N6

Merton Lane, London, N6

Sotheby’s International Realty/Rightmove

Contemporary mansion in the heart of Highgate: POA

This mansion is set right in the heart of Highgate, London, with views over Hampstead Heath. It comes with no fewer than ten bedrooms and seven bathrooms, and has a glass lift which will take you easily to each floor. The home features stunning indoor swimming pool and spa facilities, as well as a home gym and billiards room. 

Merton Lane, London, N6

8

Ollerton, Nr Knutsford

Ollerton, Nr Knutsford

Stuart Rushton & Co/Rightmove

Countryside escape in Knutsford: £7.5m

This stunning Georgian-style country estate is set on the rural outskirts of Knutsford, and includes award-winning gardens and parkland. The breath-taking surrounding grounds include a magnificent water feature, lake, and long tree lined driveway. Inside, the home is immaculately decorated and just some of the standout features include an indoor swimming pool, large entertainment area, and home gym. 

Ollerton, Nr Knutsford

9

Lennox Gardens, Knightsbridge SW1X

Lennox Gardens, Knightsbridge SW1X

Rokstone/Rightmove

Luxury apartment in Knightsbridge: £26.5m 

This five-bedroom, five-bathroom apartment in Knightsbridge combines period features, with luxury modern living. The apartment is impeccably designed, with a standout feature being the kitchen area, with stunning marble worktop design and island. The home comes with its own cinema room, and plenty of space for hosting the ultimate dinner party in the heart of London. 

Lennox Gardens, Knightsbridge SW1X

10

Alington Road, Evening Hill

Alington Road, Evening Hill, Poole

Luxury & Prestige/Rightmove

Local landmark in Poole: £5.5m

This unique dream home with sweeping views over Poole Harbour is on the market, and is a well-known local landmark. With exquisite decoration throughout, it’s the ultimate entertaining home, including a cinema room and outside private bar. For anyone who would need to work from home, there is a standout office with enough space for two to comfortably work.

Alington Road, Evening Hill, Poole

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