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May 22, 2020Dream properties

It might not come as a surprise to read that huge numbers of you are looking to move to more scenic and remote locations right now.

We revealed earlier this month that we’ve seen a huge rise in home-hunters searching in rural and coastal areas, with Inverness in the Scottish Highlands topping the list.

These are where we saw the biggest increases in searches from April 2019 to April 2020:

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So with that in mind, we thought it’d be a good idea to share a selection of properties from across the UK that are some of the most remote homes currently for sale on Rightmove.

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Isle of Wight

This handsome stone-built, converted barn is tucked away in tranquil countryside on the Isle of Wight and is the perfect place to start a quieter life.

The three-bedroom home is on Bucks Farm, which takes full advantage of jaw-dropping panoramic views across the surrounding unspoilt landscape – a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Inside, you get a real sense of authenticity with a vaulted reception hall showcasing an oak staircase rising up to the gallery landing. Elsewhere, you’ll find a great blend of exposed brick, timber beams and bespoke stained glass.

This property is listed for sale with Spence Willard.

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3 bedroomsShorwell, Isle of Wight£975,000
Spence Willard

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Anglesey, Wales

When a property comes with its very own private golf course, you know it’s going to be set in a stunning location… and that’s exactly the case with this Welsh residence.

But as if that’s not enough, this spectacular home is nestled on a dramatic headland and boasts sweeping sea and coastal views of Puffin Island as well as towards the Snowdonia mountains.

It’s also set in five acres of private grounds and is surrounded by gorgeous, mature trees.

This property is listed for sale with Egerton Estates.

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4 bedroomsAnglesey, Wales£875,000
Egerton Estates

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Midlothian, Scotland

This iconic Scottish Baronial mansion can be found in a striking rural setting 20 miles south east of Edinburgh.

The magnificent 10-bedroom Borthwick Hall is flanked by thick woodland and is home to some 12 acres of land, including three paddocks for horse lovers.

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The property also offers trout fishing on the Heriot Water, whilst the colourful gardens are the ideal spots to entertain the family on scorching summer weekends.

This property is listed for sale with Rettie & Co.

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10 bedroomsMidlothian, Scotland£1,950,000
Rettie & Co

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Isle of North Uist, Scotland

If you want to trade the urban life for something a little more rural then you’ll be hard pushed to find somewhere more idyllic and peaceful than this place.

The stunning five-bedroom home, a relative bargain at £325,000, boasts some of the most breath-taking views of any property in the UK and is just walking distance from the beach.

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The property can be found on the Isle of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides and it truly offers absolutely phenomenal vistas of Mother Nature.

It comes in a hefty five acres of land, with a sprawling private forest behind and the beautiful Claddach Vallay out in front.

This property is listed for sale with Galbraith.

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4 bedroomsIsle of North Uist, Scotland£325,000
Galbraith

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Helston, Cornwall

If charming, rural properties are your thing then this Grade II-listed home in south Cornwall is definitely for you.

The tremendously characterful 16th Century house occupies an enchanting spot in glorious unspoilt countryside just south of the day sailing waters of the Helford River.

The four-bedroom home has been delicately refurbished and is steeped in history, but the best part is that its grounds and woodland extend to a sprawling 44 acres.

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But aside from the main house, the listing also features a one-bedroom guest cottage, an incredible range of undeveloped former mill buildings, plus beautiful gardens.

This property is listed for sale with Lillicrap Chilcott.

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4 bedroomsHelston, Cornwall£2,250,000
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