April 22, 2021

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Stoke-on-Trent bungalow with a huge surprise in garden on Zoopla’s top 10 most viewed UK homes in lockdown 3.0

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A Stoke-on-Trent bungalow with an incredible ‘mancave’ in the back garden is among the top most viewed properties for sale during the latest lockdown.

The four-bed red-brick home – which has an asking price of £354,950 – features on property website Zoopla’s list alongside a £54. million Mayfair mansion and a £400,000 rural retreat in the Isle of Skye.

From the front, it looks like an ordinary bungalow in Melrose Avenue, Sneyd Green.

However, the home has a surprise in the garden that could make this property the envy among homeowners in Britain today.

It boasts the perfect hideaway, complete with a bar, pool table, wall projected movie screen and a darts board.

A staggering 4,234 people have take a look around the property, which is being sold via estate agents Dunn & Rate.


The details read: “Nestled down its own private driveway, this spacious bungalow built in 2006 boasts its own separate fully-equipped bar.

“Featuring a large lounge, fitted breakfast kitchen, utility, dining room, conservatory and office, it also has four double bedrooms (with the master en-suite) and a contemporary family bathroom.

“With Central Forest Park and Sneyd Hill Park both within walking distance, it would make an ideal family home, especially for those who love entertaining.”

There is also a bar with seating in the outbuilding of the bungalow

It has been a month since England went into its latest lockdown, with Zoopla suggesting that home hunters have been using their time to look at a wide range of properties.

Tom Parker, of Zoopla, said: “With yet another lockdown firmly in place many of us are understandably using the additional time at home to look at property online.

“It’s clear that there are two types of property browsers, those on the hunt for their next step on the property ladder, and those looking for some escapism and searching for a luxurious mansion or a place in the country.”

Zoopla took properties in England, Wales and Scotland into account in its latest findings.

Here are the most viewed properties for sale…

1. Four-bed in Liverpool, Merseyside, for £425k


Top of the list of the most viewed properties on Zoopla is a four-bedroom semi-detached period property in Liverpool.

The colourful interior includes a large kitchen with a seating area, a separate living room with a pastel pink fireplace, and stained glass windows in the hallway entrance.

Many house hunters are seeking more space amid the pandemic and this house provides plenty of that. However, it is not surrounded by countryside and instead has a view of a roundabout.

It has a price tag of £425,000 and is being sold via estate agents Purplebricks.

2. Five-bed in Liverpool, Merseyside, for £1.5m


The second most viewed home for sale is also in Liverpool, but has a completely different style and price tag.

The modern home has a terrace with views of the River Mersey and is on the market via estate agents Almond Property for £1.5million.

3. Three-bed in Sketty, Swansea, for £390k


The third most viewed property is in Wales and comes with an asking price of £390,000. It is being sold by estate agents eXp World UK.

The house has been recently renovated by the current owners and now includes a wood burner and laminate flooring.

4. Three-bed in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, for £95k


This family home in Scunthorpe isn’t surrounded by countryside, but does have its own full wall print of open green space.

The three-bedroom property is currently for sale via estate agents William H Brown for £95,000, making it the cheapest property on the list of most viewed homes.

5. Twelve-bed in London’s Mayfair for £54.5m


The most expensive property for sale in the list is this 12-bedroom townhouse in London’s affluent Mayfair.

Despite being in the heart of the capital, it has an indoor leisure suite that includes a large swimming pool, a gym and a hot tub.

The property has an eye-watering price of £54.5million and is being sold via estate agents Clifton Property Partners.

6. Four-bed in New Town, Edinburgh, for £1m


What can you buy in Edinburgh for £1million? This flat in the city’s New Town has an asking price of that amount and is being sold via estate agents Knight Frank.

The flat occupies the ground and first floors of a stunning Georgian building and has plenty of space, with four bedrooms.

7. Two-bed on the Isle of Skye for £400k


Could this be the ideal spot amid the pandemic? The two-bedroom detached property in Grealin, on the Isle of Skye, is perched on a hill and surrounded by croftland, with spectacular views of the sea and mountains.

It is run as a holiday let business and is being sold via estate agents R.House with all the furniture and upcoming bookings included for £400,000.

8. Three-bed in Carluke, Lanarkshire, for £105k


This three-bedroom detached bungalow is for sale for £105,000 via estate agents Independent Estates.

However, additional money will be required on top of the sold price as it needs a complete refurbishment, but could make a welcoming family home.

9. Three-bed in Neath, Wales, for £200k


This three-bedroom property was built by the owner and is being sold by Purplebricks with an asking price of £200,000.

The house has a driveway to the side and a manageable side garden.

10. Four-bed in Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, for £354,950

The bungalow in Sneyd Green

The final most viewed property on the list is what looks like an ordinary bungalow in Stoke-on-trent.

However, it has a surprise in the garden that could make this property the envy among homeowners in Britain today.

It has a perfect hideway, complete with a bar, pool table, wall projected movie screen and a darts board. The property is being sold via estate agents Dunn & Rate for £354,950.