Photography: Hackney & Leigh

11 May 2020: Though the COVID-19 pandemic has hit pause on the UK’s housing market, it seems it has fuelled the curiosity of property-lovers stuck at home during lockdown – that’s according to property platform Rightmove.

The UK property listing platform has revealed its five most clicked on listings during the lockdown, from bling country mansions to a ‘fairytale’ castle. Though they range in style, they split between rural idylls and tricked-out developments with entertainment hubs, swimming pools and gyms at their core.

It’s little wonder that people are indulging in a bit of property-filled distraction right now. While measures to end the country’s lockdown are slowly beginning to lift, it will still be a long while before shops, restaurants and public return to anything resembling ‘normal’ operations. Here’s what got Brits clicking.

Top 5 most viewed UK homes during lockdown

Rustic meets industrial at this £710k barn conversion in Suffolk



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