With the recent news1 that a Knightsbridge mansion overlooking Hyde Park is to be sold for around £200m, a sum that will break the record for the UK’s most expensive house sale, regulated property buyer, Good Move, has delved into the data2 to reveal some of the most expensive house sales across the nation in the last 12 months.

 

  1. 11 bedroom property in Belgravia, London – £25.5m

 

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Unsurprisingly, the capital was home to the most expensive house sold in the last year. Excluding the recent Knightsbridge sale, this sprawling Belgravia mansion, itself just a stone’s throw from Hyde Park, was among London’s priciest houses. Sold for a cool £25.5m, the property boasts 11 bedrooms, two roof terraces and lift access to all floors.

 

  1. Eight bedroom property in Edgbaston, Birmingham – £4.73m

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Not far from Birmingham’s city centre, this gorgeous mansion in Edgbaston sold for £4,725,000. Featuring eight bedrooms, a huge garden and an indoor swimming pool, it’s easy to see why.

 

  1. Seven bedroom property in Whitchurch, Bristol – £3.6m

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Selling for £3.6m, this property features a seven bedroom main house, a separate coach house with two further bedrooms, as well as several other stables and outbuildings spread over seven acres of land.

 

  1. Seven bedroom property in Kirby Muxloe, Leicester – £3.2m

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With seven bedrooms, a home gym and a tennis court, this £3.2m property was the most expensive sale in Leicester in the last 12 months.

 

  1. Five bedroom property in Ringinglow, Sheffield – £3.05m

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A stunning five bedroom farmhouse with its own dedicated bar and games room, a tennis court, an indoor swimming pool and 48 acres of grounds, this home was Sheffield’s most expensive sale of the year, at £3,050,000.

 

  1. Five bedroom property in Gosforth, Newcastle – £2.76m

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Located in Gosforth, this mansion sold for £2,757,000, making it the most expensive Newcastle sale of the last year. With an all-weather tennis court, five bedrooms and a huge extension offering even more living space, its hefty price tag is perhaps no surprise.

 

  1. Seven bedroom property in Chilworth, Southampton – £2.2m

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Located in Chilworth, a village just outside Southampton, this luxurious property boasts seven bedrooms and a dedicated cinema room. Selling for £2.2m, it tops Southampton’s costliest sales of the last year.

 

  1. Five bedroom property in Woolton, Liverpool – £2.07m

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With five bedrooms, five reception rooms, a pool, a steam room, a gym and a spa, this house is worth every penny of its £2,070,000 price tag.

 

  1. Seven bedroom property in Bothwell, Glasgow – £1.85m

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Selling for a cool £1,850,000, this sprawling seven bedroom stately mansion was the most expensive residence bought in Glasgow in the last 12 months.

 

  1. Six bedroom property in Worsley, Manchester – £1.4m

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With six bedrooms, this detached house sold for £1.4m. Located in the affluent suburb of Worsley, it was the most expensive property sold in Manchester last year.

 

  1. Four bedroom property in Ruddington, Nottingham – £1.2m

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This four bedroom bungalow features mid-century interior fixtures and boasts over two acres of grounds. In the sought-after location of Ruddington, it sold for £1.2m.

 

  1. Five bedroom property in Weetwood, Leeds – £990k

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On the outskirts of Leeds, this luxurious three-storey property fetched just shy of seven figures at £990,000.

 

  1. Five bedroom property in Bradford – £950k

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A grade I listed manor house with five bedrooms, this 17th century property was restored in the 1990s but keeps its traditional feel. Featuring two acres of grounds, it sold for £950,000.

 

  1. Eight bedroom property in Bilbrook, Wolverhampton – £940k

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The most expensive property to sell in Wolverhampton, this farmhouse boasts eight bedrooms and cost £940,000 when it was sold.

 

  1. Five bedroom property in Southsea, Portsmouth – £930k

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A short walk from the beach, this four storey Portsmouth residence fetched £930,000 last summer.

Commenting on the research, Ross Counsell, Director at Good Move, said: “It’s always exciting to look at these luxurious properties but, no matter how big or small, we all need somewhere we can call home.

“What’s really interesting is noticing the price differences across the nation and seeing how much more, or how much less, similar properties might be worth, depending on where they are in the country.”

While the above properties are some of the nation’s most expensive, Good Move has also explored the cheapest house sales of the last 12 months. To see some of the UK’s biggest property bargains, click here https://goodmove.co.uk/blog/cheapest-uk-properties-sold-recently/

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