UK property investments are highly sought after, and for good reason — falling property prices, low interest rates and a weaker pound post-Brexit provides international investors with prime opportunity to gain access to the UK real estate market.
Here’s what you can get with US$1 million.
Two-bedroom flat in Southampton Row, London
If you’re looking to live in the city with great accessibility to the London Underground, then a two-bedroom flat in Southampton Row hits the sweet spot. This beautiful 746-square-foot two-bedroom top floor flat (with lift) has been recently refurbished and is situated in the sought-after Russel Mansions. Its prime location as well as its proximity to the Russell Square and Holborn tube stations more than makes up for its cozy size.
Price: US$1 million
Ten-bedroom detached house in Gwynedd
This impressive 10-bedroom country house with breathtaking sea views is situated within the magnificent Snowdonia National Park. This versatile property has two separate flats — ideal for holiday lets or could be incorporated back into the main house if required. The kitchens in the basement can be converted into a games room, gym or further sitting room, while additional rooms beyond have been adapted into a bar and party room, along with storage space. Location-wise, it is situated between the picturesque Welsh coastal town of Barmouth and the World Heritage Site of Harlech, and is extremely near to the beautiful, unspoilt, long and sandy Bennar Beach.
Five-bedroom flat in Great King Street Edinburgh
Just a smidge below US$1 million could land you an opulent 2,000-square-foot, five-bedroom flat situated in the affluent New Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Edinburgh, Scotland. The property comes with an enclosed garden, three cellars and a courtyard patio — perfect for those looking for a substantial family home in a unique urban landscape known for its distinct architectural design.
Four-bedroom bungalow in Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Just a mere 10-minute drive from “The Dark Hedges”, a filming location in HBO’s epic series Game of Thrones, lies a massive 5,000-square-foot, four-bedroom bungalow in with a separate guest bungalow, ancillary stores, garages and parking — all set in mature landscaped grounds with an additional 14 acres of amenity land. If the highlight of your day is coming home driving through a tree-lined avenue that winds its way through rustic bridges and over bubbling streams, then this may be the home you’re looking for. Otherwise, the massive size of this property may be a business opportunity not to be missed by those in the hospitality, retirement and sporting industries.
Price: US$1 million