What do you get for £3.25M? Inside homes costing ten times the £325k average, from a three-bed London flat, to a 10-acre estate in the heart of Roald Dahl country
The average price of a property in Britain has reached £325,000, according to property website Zoopla.
But what do you get if you spend ten times that? We take a look at what type of home you can buy at the £3.25million mark.
The properties range from a country estate in Bath that is set in 32 acres, to a three-bedroom flat in London. There is also a 10-acre estate in the heart of Roald Dahl countryside.
We look at homes costing 10 times the average house price, including this two-bed flat for sale in London (scroll down for more details)
All of the homes in our list cost £3.25million, including this country estate with 32 acres in Bath (scroll down for more details)
Most of the properties are based in the south of England, particularly in the South East where property prices tend to be higher.
Daniel Copley, of Zoopla, said: ‘There is currently a wide range of spectacular properties for sale in Britain for £3.25m, including a contemporary home in the sought after Hutton Mount private estate in Essex, and a modern mega-mansion with a cinema room and gym in London.’
Ten homes for sale costing £3.25million…
1. Three-bed flat, North-West London
This three-bed flat in North-West London is on the market for £3.25million and is for sale via Sandfords estate agents
The property in St James’s Terrace is half a mile from St John’s Wood London underground station and has a 24 ft living room
The living room at the North-West London property has access to a tiled terrace with views across Regent’s Park
This three-bedroom flat in North West London covers more than 1,500 sq ft, the equivalent of 140 sq m – and has a share of the freehold.
It also has a 24 ft living room with access to a terrace that has views across Regent’s Park. The property in St James’s Terrace is half a mile from St John’s Wood London underground station and is for sale via Sandfords estate agents.
2. Seven-bed house, Prestwood, Buckinghamshire
This seven-bed character property in Buckinghamshire’s Prestwood boasts almost 10 acres of land that includes a private lake and outbuildings
Strong history: The main house dates back to the 1800s and has remained in the same family for more than thirty years
The property is a mile from the high street in Great Missenden – an affluent village where children’s author Roald Dahl lived for 36 years
This seven-bed house in Buckinghamshire’s Prestwood has almost 10 acres of land that includes a private lake and outbuildings.
The main house dates back to the 1800s and has been in the same family for more than thirty years.
Great Missenden’s high street is one mile away, with its restaurants, shops as well as The Roald Dahl Museum.
GREAT MISSENDEN AND ROALD DAHL COUNTRYSIDE
Roald Dahl lived and wrote in Great Missenden
Writer Roald Dahl lived and wrote in Great Missenden for 36 years.
The affluent village in Buckinghamshire was the children’s author’s home, until his death in 1990.
He wrote all of his children’s books and many of his adult short stories in the Writing Hut built in his garden.
He became one of the world’s best-selling authors, with his books having sold more than 250 million copies.
Dahl’s books are known for their unsentimental, often darkly comic mood, featuring villainous adult enemies of the child characters.
The rolling Chiltern countryside around Great Missenden is recognisable from descriptions in many of his books, including Fantastic Mr Fox and Danny the Champion of the World.
They included James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, and Fantastic Mr Fox.
3. Three-bed flat, South-West London
This three-bed flat in South West London is leasehold and is a third of a mile from Victoria London underground station
The modern apartment has a kitchen with wood flooring, high ceilings, dark cabinets and space for a dining table and chairs
The property boasts a roof terrace with views of Westminster and room to entertain family and friends outdoors
This three-bed flat in South West London is leasehold and is a third of a mile from Victoria London underground station.
It boasts a roof terrace with views of Westminster and beyond, and is on the market via Dexters estate agents.
4. Five-bed house, St Mawes, Cornwall
This five-bedroom coastal property in Cornwall is set in two acres of landscaped grounds and includes several outbuildings
The spacious barn conversion is called Voskelly Barn and is on the edge of the Cornish coastal village of St Mawes
As well as the main house, there is a detached cottage that could be rented out to help provide an additional income
The appeal of Cornwall’s away from it all feel among buyers took on new meaning during the pandemic, due to its coastlines and open space – and this five-bedroom property in St Mawes has these qualities in abundance.
The barn conversion boasts two acres of landscaped gardens, and is set in the small coastal village of St Mawes. It is being sold via H Tiddy estate agents.
5. Four-bed house, Hutton, Essex
This striking property is in Hutton, in Essex, and it was originally an Art Deco-style house built in the 1930s
The four-bed house has was transformed by the current owners just over a decade ago and today it includes this bright kitchen
The house extends across three floors and includes a swimming pool as well as large glass walls overlooking the garden
This property was originally an Art Deco style house built in the 1930s but has since been transformed by the current owners just over a decade ago.
It extends across three floors and now includes vaulted ceilings, glass walls and egg-shaped doorways. It is being sold via Keller Williams estate agents.
6. Nine-bed property, Lansdown, Somerset
The Coach House Estate on the Lansdown slopes of Bath in Somerset has nine bedrooms, stables and an equine facility
The extensive estate boasts 32 acres and several outbuildings, including a former cow shed that has been renovated
The Coach House Estate on the Lansdown slopes of Bath includes stables and an equine facility.
As well as the main house, there is also a cow shed, a detached building that has been restored to include a bedroom, bathroom and living room.
The estate boasts 32 acres and is being sold via estate agents Bowerhouse.
7. Eight-bed house, Capel, Surrey
The Clockhouse is a beautiful Grade II manor house set in around 2.5 acres of land in the Surrey village of Capel
Inside, the property includes wooden beans on the ceiling, stone tiles on the floor and wood panelling on the walls
The dining area in the manor house has tiled flooring and is in front of decorative windows and a large brick open fireplace
The Clockhouse is a Grade II manor house set in around 2.5 acres of land in the Surrey village of Capel.
The eight-bedroom property dates back to 1307 and is currently for sale via estate agents Asprey Estates.
8. Six-bedroom house, Radlett, Herfordshire
This modern six-bedroom house was built only five years ago and is in the affluent village of Radlett in Hertfordshire
The ultra-modern family home includes air conditioning and mood lighting – including around the concrete staircase
This six-bedroom house in the affluent village of Radlett in Hertfordshire was only built five years ago.
The ultra-modern family home includes air conditioning and mood lighting. It is being sold by Godfrey & Barr estate agents.
9. Seven-bed house, Ickenham, London
This luxury house in London’s Ickenham is accessed via an electric gate and has a paved parking area at the front with space for at least 10 cars
Inside the seven-bed property, there is plenty of entertainment space – including this cinema room with leather sofas
This luxury seven-bedroom house in London’s Ickenham is accessed via an electric gate.
It is within walking distance of Ickenham high street and station, and is being sold by Robert Cooper & Co estate agents.
10. Five-bed house in Ascot, Berkshire
This gated family home in Berkshire’s Ascot has five bedrooms and has been built with state-of-the-art features throughout
The large kitchen has subtle two-tone cabinets, tiled flooring and a large central island with plenty of space for entertaining
The sophisticated kitchen extends to include a seating area that has a temperature controlled wine wall as a backdrop
This modern family home in Berkshire’s Ascot has been built with all mod cons, including Control4 home automation and Sonos sound system in all rooms.
It has five bedrooms and is being sold by Hamptons estate agents.