While we may be spending more time at home than we usually would, one silver lining is the fact that you’ve probably had the chance to catch up with all those series and films you’ve been meaning to watch, in fact, perhaps you’ve already gone through your entire to-watch list on Netflix or know every Friends episode word for word?
But what if you could use this to your advantage when looking for a home? We have scoured through our offices to find houses that have appeared in some of Britain’s best-loved productions, so you can not only add these to your must-see list, but you can also explore snippets of your new home in a wonderfully unique way.
What to watch to find your new home
This beautiful two bedroom flat on London’s grand Eaton Square would have featured in the background of the recent BBC series, The Capture.
This is the exact home where Diane Keaton starred with Brendan Gleeson in the 2017 movie Hampstead. Why not create your own romantic story in the same place?
Whitehall Court is featured as a backdrop in the new James Bond film making it a future big-screen icon of London. You could be living in London’s next most-wanted location before the secret gets out.
The house has featured in films, television programmes and magazines, including Nintendo’s 2008 adverts starring Girls Aloud, the model Alexa Chung’s look-book for her collaboration with M&S, and several episodes of Agatha Christie’s Poirot. Intrigued? Why not investigate further and see if one of our agents can help you out.
The Cotswold village of Bampton doubled as the fictional Yorkshire village of Downton in hit TV series Downton Abbey, a lot further south than the towns it was said to be between of Ripon and Thirsk! Many key events in the box set were also filmed in and around the picturesque church of Saint Mary the Virgin in the heart of the village.
If you ever tune-in on a Sunday afternoon, you’ll be only too familiar with the iconic series, Midsomer Murders. This beautiful farmhouse is for sale in the village of Hambledon where the series is filmed, with many of the traditional buildings making a regular appearance.
From 1896 to 1921 this was the home of T.E. Lawrence, the famous archaeologist, military officer, diplomat and writer better known as Lawrence of Arabia. The house has been awarded a blue plaque to commemorate its famous owner.
Feeling inspired? Find your new home today.