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Take a look inside the most viewed homes so far this year on Rightmove. From a house that wouldn’t look out of place in Downton Abbey to a property that looks like it belongs in a James Bond film, these houses have to be seen to be believed.

‘We’ve seen the busiest ever first half of a year in 2021, and while much has changed in the housing market, the nation’s obsession with property and searching for their dream home has stayed the same,’ Tim Bannister, Rightmove’s Director of Property Data, said. ‘It’s clear the luxury end of the market is still piquing the nation’s interest.’

From an Essex estate with 52 acres of land to a stunning house with panoramic views of the Cornish sea, these incredible homes certainly provide some next-level interior inspiration. Oh, and don’t forget the mansion with a library housing 22,000 books. Fancy a little snoop inside? Of course you do. Take a peek around the properties below…

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1 Yew Tree, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere, Cumbria

This £2,400,000 pad in the heart of the Lake District is elegant and spacious, with all main rooms taking advantage of the beautiful lake views. The five-bedroom property includes a stunning kitchen set-up and conservatory. The gardens are also stunning, providing a private escape with spectacular lake views.

Currently on the market for £2,400,000 via Hackney and Leigh on RightMove.

2 Aspen House, Chigwell, Essex

This luxury Essex estate is set over 52 acres of private land, coming in at a cool £15,000,000. The five-bedroom, six-bathroom property combines exquisite modern interior design and is just sensational. Some of the most impressive features include American barn-style stables, a cinema room, and an Equestrian Centre with Olympic-sized riding area.

Currently on the market for £15,000,000 via Presidential Estates on Rightmove.

3 Restronguet Point, Feock, Nr. Truro, Cornwall

Dreaming of a coastal escape? This £2,500,000 detached home in Cornwall provides panoramic views over Restronguet Creek, perfect for watching the sun rise in the morning with a hot cup of coffee or set in the evening over dinner.

The home has two balconies and a series of garden-facing windows so you can look out over the stunning Cornish sea. The stunning property includes a detached double garage, plus a workshop, gym, and hot tub.

Currently on the market for £2,500,000 via Lillicrap Chilcott on Rightmove.

4 Mill Lane, Chiddingfold, Godalming

This £30,000,000 Surrey mansion could be straight out of the set of a James Bond movie, complete with an indoor swimming pool with a spa, gym and treatment room.

Over 30 acres, as well as the mansion itself, there’s a stunning flat and two self-contained cottages for the ultimate in luxury living. The double height party room wouldn’t look out of place in Bridgerton, while other features include its own bowling alley and home cinema – alongside the beautiful surrounding grounds and gardens.

Currently on the market for £30,000,000 via House Partnership on RightMove.

5 The Chanters House, Ottery St Mary

The Chanters House is a home bursting with history, priced at £5,950,000. A mansion that wouldn’t look out of place on the set of Downton Abbey, the period home dates back to the 14th century and retains its character through stunning features. The property includes The Grand Library, home to around 22,000 books.

Currently on the market for £5,950,000 via Pilkington Estates on Rightmove.

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