Most viewed properties for sale on Rightmove revealed


The most popular homes for sale have been revealed and they all have hefty price tags of at least a couple of million pounds.

While the average price of a home in Britain is £270,000, all the properties in the top five most viewed homes for sale on Rightmove are out of reach of the typical house hunter.

And in two cases, the asking prices extend into eight figure territory, hovering around the £30million mark.

The cheapest property for sale in the list costs £2million and is a striking modern four-bedroom house in Wales. 

The most popular homes for sale have been revealed, including this eleven-bed mansion in Surrey’s Oxshott, which is on the market for £29million (scroll down for more details)

The most viewed homes include a new £29million mansion and a £32million country mansion with a helicopter pad. Both of these homes are in affluent Surrey.

However, it still costs significantly more than the £269,914 average cost of a home in Britain, as calculated by Nationwide Building Society. 

It means most of the searches online for these expensive homes will be window shopping, with no realistic expectation of ever being able to afford the properties.

Catherine Merrett, of estate agents Antony Roberts, said: ’Some people will be viewing online with a future move in mind as a form of research and to understand pricing. Some would-be buyers also look at high-end properties for interior ideas for their own home with no intention of buying or selling.’

Here, we take a look at the top five most viewed homes on Rightmove for the month of May this year.

1. Eleven-bed mansion, Oxshott, £29m

This new-build Surrey mansion - with eleven bedrooms - is the most viewed property for sale last month on Rightmove

This new-build Surrey mansion – with eleven bedrooms – is the most viewed property for sale last month on Rightmove

The luxury property has a grand wishbone staircase and is on the market for £29million via Fine & Country estate agents

The luxury property has a grand wishbone staircase and is on the market for £29million via Fine & Country estate agents

The designer interior includes this large reception room (pictured) with four sofas, a fireplace and several chandeliers

The designer interior includes this large reception room (pictured) with four sofas, a fireplace and several chandeliers

This new Surrey mansion is the second most expensive property in the list of most viewed properties for sale last month on Rightmove.

It is a new-build property and is on the market for £29million via Fine & Country estate agents.

It boasts an abundance of luxury features including an indoor swimming pool complex, a gym, a snooker room and a home cinema.

2. Four-bed house, Dyserth, £2m

This modern detached house is in Dyserth - a Welsh village in Denbighshire - and is on the market for 'offers over' £2million via Fine & Country estate agents

This modern detached house is in Dyserth – a Welsh village in Denbighshire – and is on the market for ‘offers over’ £2million via Fine & Country estate agents

The modern kitchen has a curved island in the middle of the kitchen, with far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside

The modern kitchen has a curved island in the middle of the kitchen, with far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside

The house has four bedrooms and a large entertaining area outside that includes an outdoor kitchen and brick built seats

The house has four bedrooms and a large entertaining area outside that includes an outdoor kitchen and brick built seats

This modern detached property is in Dyserth, a Welsh village in Denbighshire.

It has the lowest price tag in our list of ‘offers over’ £2million and is for sale via Fine & Country.

The house has four bedrooms and a large entertaining area outside that includes an outdoor kitchen.

3. Seven-bed house, Bakewell, £3.75m

This Grade-II listed property is on the banks of the River Wye, on the edge of the market town of Bakewell, Derbyshire

This Grade-II listed property is on the banks of the River Wye, on the edge of the market town of Bakewell, Derbyshire

The property is called Holme Hall and is on the market with a price tag of £3.75million via Caudwell & Co estate agents

The property is called Holme Hall and is on the market with a price tag of £3.75million via Caudwell & Co estate agents

Some of the rooms in the property feature original features such as these wood ceiling beams in the kitchen

Some of the rooms in the property feature original features such as these wood ceiling beams in the kitchen

This Grade-II listed property is on the banks of the River Wye on the edge of the market town of Bakewell, Derbyshire.

It has seven bedrooms and five bathrooms, with some of the rooms in the property boasting wood panelling and wooden ceiling beams.

The property is called Holme Hall and is for sale for £3.75million via Caudwell & Co estate agents.

4. Twelve-bed house, Egham, £32m

The most expensive property for sale in our list of most viewed homes for sale online is this 12-bedroom house in Egham, Surrey

The most expensive property for sale in our list of most viewed homes for sale online is this 12-bedroom house in Egham, Surrey

The Surrey property is called Bishopsgate House and is on the market for £32million via Rokstone estate agents

The Surrey property is called Bishopsgate House and is on the market for £32million via Rokstone estate agents

The opulent property features an extensive indoor pool complex and landscaped gardens with its own helicopter pad

The opulent property features an extensive indoor pool complex and landscaped gardens with its own helicopter pad

The most expensive property for sale in our list of most viewed homes for sale online is this 12-bedroom house in Egham, Surrey.

It is called Bishopsgate House and is on the market for £32million via Rokstone estate agents.

The opulent property features an indoor pool and landscaped gardens with a helicopter pad.

5. Five-bed house, Lytham, £2.95m

This five-bedroom house is in the seaside town of Lytham, Lancashire, and extends across four floors

This five-bedroom house is in the seaside town of Lytham, Lancashire, and extends across four floors

Entertaining space: The modern property is on the market for £2.95million and is being sold by Lytham estate agents

Entertaining space: The modern property is on the market for £2.95million and is being sold by Lytham estate agents

The pristine property includes a gym with a glass wall that overlooks the indoor swimming pool complex

The pristine property includes a gym with a glass wall that overlooks the indoor swimming pool complex

This five-bedroom house in the seaside town of Lytham, Lancashire, extends across four floors.

The property has a modern fell and includes a pool and a gym. It is on the market for £2.95million via Lytham estate agents.

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