Okay, dream with us here people. A million pounds just fell out of the sky and landed on your lap for you to spend on the house of your dreams. But where do you even start to look for this incredible £1 million property? Suddenly it all becomes a bit overwhelming, right?
Well, don't sweat it, we will put away the tiny violin and give you a hand. So go and pop some Bollinger, put your feet up and have a scroll though our round up of £1 million properties that are all on offer to YOU. Question is, do you go for the seven bedroom mansion in Yorkshire or the two bedroom flat in London?
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Now you're a millionaire, you are of course going to need four floors, seven bedrooms, two reception rooms and a piano room. This impressive gem boasts a plethora of original features, too, so if period properties are your thing, this could be the one – beautiful bay windows, a super grand hallway, stone fireplaces galore and solid oak flooring throughout.
If you would prefer to reside in the countryside, check out Ghyll Cottage. Nestled in the glorious Lake District National Park, this property boasts five bedrooms, a self contained two bedroom cottage plus almost 10 acres of pasture and woodland coppices. The interiors are definitely grand but still cosy, and there is of course a gorgeous farmhouse stye kitchen and an Aga (a millionaire's essential).
Seven bedrooms, five receptions rooms, four bathrooms, a bloomin' lake! All of this comes with the beautiful Ayton Firs, plus you get to drive down one of those tree lined gravel driveways to get there, just like you see in all those period dramas.
Don't want to fritter away all of your budget? Sutton Lodge comes in just under £1 million so you'll have a bit of money spare to get some horses for the stables (yep, there are stables), plus the house comes with a self-contained two bedroom cottage style annexe which is currently occupied by tenants, so you can make you a bit of an income too.
If, suddenly, you've come over all humble now you're a millionaire and want to do good for the planet, why not invest in an eco home? The current owners of this amazing property have given it a complete overhaul to keep running costs at a minimum through thoughtful use of renewables, including an air source heat pump, a heat recovery system, underfloor heating throughout, solar panels and photovoltaic panels to maximise both income and efficiency.
We couldn't not include this eight bedroom beauty. It's got a ton of traditional features that we just love: wooden floors; panelled walls; original shutters; open fires; and, an essential for any period home lover, a drawing room. The garden is beautiful, filled with mature plants, an orchard (obviously) and a veg patch.
From cowshed to contemporary gem, this £1 million property has everything you would want from a barn conversion. There are exposed beams, a farmhouse kitchen, floor to ceiling windows and a mezzanine level. There are also a couple of outbuildings and it sits in generous grounds made up of lawns, a wildlife pond and a paddock.
If you are after a residence in town, this maisonette in beautiful Bath is perfect. It's in a Grade I listed townhouse and has recently be refurbished to create a light, open plan apartment. All the original features you would want however have been kept, including the stone flooring and fireplaces, and you get your own private courtyard, too.
Fancy a bolt hole on the coast? This elegant home sit in its own beautiful grounds on a hill above Whitsand Bay in Devon. It's got five bedrooms, three reception rooms, a formal dining room, walk in pantry and a farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room. Plus, there are four outbuildings, which if converted with the correct permissions could provide further accommodation.
Being a millionaire does make you feel like royalty, so you are obviously going to need a royal residence. We don't think you can really get closer than a flat on Buckingham Palace Road. It's London, so we all know you don't get much for your money, but this two bedroom flat is actually pretty light and spacious, situated on the top floor of a Grade II listed period building – and the location is pretty insane.