What does your dream home look like? Is it a country estate with land-a-plenty or an ultra-modern London pad with a panoramic rooftop view? Does it have lots of opportunities for family fun or is it a sophisticated apartment with a ‘don’t-touch-the-walls’ policy?
Whatever you see when you close your eyes and look into the future, it’s sure to feature somewhere on our list of the 10 most expensive homes currently on the market in the UK.
So grab a cuppa – and maybe your bank card – and enjoy our tour of the most luxurious residences in the land!
1. Chesham Place Apartment – £39,000,000
Situated within a private development in the sought-after area of Belgravia, this penthouse apartment is the ideal pad for an active London family who likes to entertain.
The Chesham Place Apartment is just a 20-minute walk away from the heart of London and yet it enjoys a peaceful setting thanks to its location in one of London’s most important conservation areas.
Boasting a total of 4 ensuite and double bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 3 reception rooms, there’s room for a large London clan in this apartment and the 1,892ft² outside terrace area boasts panoramic views across the city – perfect for long evenings of rooftop entertaining!
2. Winnington Road – £37,500,000 – it’s gone!
Winnington Road, Hampstead, London
Located just 30 minutes outside of London, this large detached property is built for the commuting family who wants to work hard, and play harder.
The property boasts a cinema room, a gym suite and a garage that’s able to fit 9 cars, in addition to 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and 4 reception rooms – which would make for a great game of hide and seek!
If it’s possible for cabin fever to set in within a house this size, the historical property of Kenwood House and the John Keats Museum are only a stone’s through away – perfect for a weekend trip out!
3. Country House – £30,000,000
Nestled amidst Victorian parkland, at the top of a long drive, this turn-of-the-century countryside gem is straight out of a Jane Austen novel and is destined for the romantics among us!
It’s sure to be a winner for sports lovers too, being situated just minutes from Royal Ascot Race Course, and boasting an indoor swimming pool and paddocks for our four legged friends!
Entertainers will be wooed by the 10 bedrooms, 6 reception rooms and additional cottages on-site – this charming country abode is able to accommodate festivities of every kind. Gatherings can spill out into the 7 acres of outdoor space, which feature a large pond and fountain at their core.
4. Castle Hill Lane – £10,000,000
Castle Hill Lane, Burley, Ringwood
If outdoor space is what you’re searching for, look no further than Castle Hill Lane. The next property on our list of the 10 Most Expensive Homes in the UK is hiding within 25 acres of the woodland and paddocks within The New Forest.
The property offers 9 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms as well as 5 reception rooms, an annex cottage, and a converted stable; there’s room for all the family, plus many more!
Direct access to The New Forest makes it the perfect spot for equestrian lovers and sailors will be buoyed by its close proximity to the UK premier sailing hubs on the Solent; swimmers need not leave the property as an outdoor pool can be found in the gardens.
Being situated just one hour from Heathrow and less than 100 miles from London, this country pad is ideal for city workers who like to switch off at 5pm on a Friday!
5. The Tilehouse – £7,000,000
Tilehouse Lane, Uxbridge
Secluded and private, this quintessentially British country home sits at the end of a long driveway and offers an escape from the rat-race.
With 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 4 reception rooms, a triple garage and additional accommodation on-site, there’s space for everyone to have their ‘me time’ or to entertain, depending on where their mood takes them!
The nearby Denham village boasts a selection of fine restaurants, as well as a station on the Chiltern Line, which makes for a straightforward commute into London. Young families will also be glad to know that they will be well- placed to attend renowned private and grammar schools within the local area, and the heated pool and media room will be favourites for the children when they return home from lessons!
6. Craigcrook Castle – £6,000,000
We’re sure you’ve thought about what it would be like to live in a castle, we certainly have! And here’s your chance…
The impressive 16th century Craigcook Castle presides over 4.4 acres of grounds and is located less than 20 minutes from Edinburgh. It’s on the market for the first time in 300 years and so is sure to be snapped up quickly! Built in 1542, the castle has dreamy features such as a viewing tower, cinema and games rooms, on top 5 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and a regal 8 reception rooms. There is a lift to all floors.
The castle has strong links to many a famous literary figure, including Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Anderson, George Eliot and Alfred Lord Tennyson, and the cultural stronghold of Edinburgh is just miles away.
7. Pavement Lane – £5,950,000
Situated in the small village of Mobberley in Cheshire, this property provides an ideal balance of luxury and village living.
This newly converted and gated property holds 5 bedrooms, including an exceptional master suite, and an additional 3 bedrooms to be found in the annex – making Pavement Lane the ideal residence for big families with lots of friends!
Just 15 minutes from the vast expanses of Tatton Park with its annual flower show and other attractions, and situated close to Manchester Airport and other local transport links, Pavement Lane is the definition of a well-connected rural home! If you’re interested, you should get in there quickly, before a footballer beats you to it!
8. Papillon Hall – £4,500,000
Ullenhall, Henley-In-Arden, Warwickshire
You no longer have to cross the channel to enjoy Chateau living. This contemporary British Chateau is located close to the historic town of Warwick and provides incredible views over the surrounding landscape.
Papillon Hall is a large home with room for an active family and leisure lovers will relish the recreational suite which includes an indoor/outdoor infinity pool, as well as the stable complex and 18 acres of land. Golfers will be delighted to know that Henley Golf and Country Club is close by!
9. Foxleigh Hall – £2,250,000
Foxleigh Hall, Dromore, Down.
Residing on 20 acres of land close to Dromore, County Down, Foxleigh Hall is an impressive and stylish period residence that will appeal to lovers of the outdoors and interior design fans alike.The property is constructed of only the highest quality materials, including locally quarried stone and Bangor Blue slate, as well as a handmade Clive Christian Gold Leaf Kitchen and Portico door frames.
Once inside, you’ll find 6 double bedrooms, some with ensuite, and four gracious reception rooms, which are sat ready to entertain and wow guests. Foxleigh Hall’s outdoor space is more impressive still, with 20 acres of mature gardens, including a walled garden, patio area and stunning water feature. Paddock space is completed by stables and a tack room.
10. Llanpit Mawr – £1,300,000
Llanpit Mawr, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.
Perched on a clifftop above Lampit Cove, this eco-friendly new build property enjoys stunning mountain and sea views, and yet is within walking distance of Fishguard town centre for that moment when you run out of wine!
Architect designed and finished to a high-quality, this coastal home has 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 4 reception rooms, as well as a biomass boiler and PV panels, and wait for it…a hot tub with the finest views!There’s room to explore, too! The 1.3 acres of landscaped grounds lead down to world renowned Pembrokeshire Coastal Path below, and the nearby town of Fishguard has everything from a post office to an art gallery.
Property sale status correct at time of publishing.