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UK's most viewed homes: From a £55m contemporary pad to a £595k secluded paradise

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This luxury contemporary pad in Mayfair, one of the most-viewed homes, is the former headquarters of Gucci. Photo: Rightmove
This luxury contemporary pad in Mayfair, one of the most-viewed homes, is the former headquarters of Gucci. Photo: Rightmove

From a secluded paradise to a cottage overlooking the sea, this month's five most viewed homes on property site Rightmove (RMV.L) are filled with elegance and privacy.

"People across Great Britain have been looking at some truly stunning homes this month, thinking of where they could live if money was no object," Rightmove’s housing expert, Tim Bannister said.

"Being very close to the water is clearly important to those browsing for their dream home, with three of the five most viewed homes this month having private access to the sea."

Secluded paradise in Applecross, £595,000

This home is set in the picturesque location of Applecross in the Scottish Highlands. Photo: Rightmove
This home is set in the picturesque location of Applecross in the Scottish Highlands. Photo: Rightmove

The most-viewed home on Rightmove was this beautiful home worth £595,000 ($720,460) set in the picturesque location of Applecross in the Scottish Highlands.

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If you love privacy, this location means you’d have the stunning view all to yourself.

The house comes with four bedrooms. Photo: Rightmove
The house comes with four bedrooms. Photo: Rightmove

The property boasts four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and two deep water moorings so you can make the most of living right on the sea

The perfect place in Sandbanks, £15m

This property in the Sandbanks Peninsula features a 270 degree views over Poole Harbour and Brownsea island. Photo: Rightmove
This property in the Sandbanks Peninsula features a 270 degree views over Poole Harbour and Brownsea island. Photo: Rightmove

This 1.4 acre property on the Sandbanks Peninsula, described as one of the best plots in the UK, came in second spot, and is now available for a cool £15m.

Perfect for nature lovers, the unique corner placement of the property means there are 270 degree views over Poole Harbour and Brownsea island, and the sun shining all-day in the home.

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Owners don't only get to enjoy their very own patch of sea, but the property is unseen from the road.

Contemporary masterpiece in Mayfair, £55m

The Mayfair pad has many elegant features and is spread over seven floors. Photo: Rightmove
The Mayfair pad has many elegant features and is spread over seven floors. Photo: Rightmove

In third place was this luxury, contemporary pad in Mayfair worth £55m.

This elegant West End property, which spread over seven floors, is the former headquarters of Gucci, and the last remaining private townhouse available on the street.

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It features a cinema room for those cosy nights in, an indoor swimming pool and gym.

With three guest suites, each with its own entertainment system, they may never want to leave this home that has everything.

A waterfront home in Coniston - £3.5m

This waterfront home in Coniston has its own private lake frontage and jetty. Photo: Rightmove
This waterfront home in Coniston has its own private lake frontage and jetty. Photo: Rightmove

Coming in fourth place, was this four-bedroom, four-bathroom property in Coniston, in the Lake District.

The waterfront home boast stunning views of both the lake and natural woodland, and is on the market for £3.5m.

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It is the ideal place for anyone who needs their dream home to be near the water, with its own private lake frontage and jetty.

It also scores very highly for energy efficiency, achieving the highest rated A grade EPC

Luxury home in Glasgow, £1.55m

This sandstone detached home is in the Whitecraigs suburb of Glasgow. Photo: Rightmove
This sandstone detached home is in the Whitecraigs suburb of Glasgow. Photo: Rightmove

This luxury sandstone detached home in the Whitecraigs suburb of Glasgow, was the fifth most-viewed home on Rightmove.

The sandstone detached home is located in one of the most desirable areas of this famous city, and also provides the owner with privacy.

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Its position also gives the owner lovely open views over the surrounding district including the local golf club and beyond

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