Property: Most viewed overseas homes of 2021

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An eight bedroom home in Cannes, France is one of the most viewed overseas properties by Brits. Photo: Getty Imahes
An eight bedroom home in Cannes, France is one of the most viewed overseas properties by Brits. Photo: Getty Imahes

A bulletproof townhouse in New York and a luxury escape in Cannes are some of the most viewed overseas homes by Brits this year, as per Rightmove's data.

“This year, Britain’s fascination with property overseas has continued, with many buyers making the idea of a move abroad a reality," said Rightmove’s Director of Overseas, Alex Solomon.

"This year’s most viewed homes overseas are some of the most luxurious properties on the market, in some of the world’s most stunning locations.”

1. A bulletproof townhouse in New York - $50m (£38m)

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Photo: Rightmove

A bulletproof townhouse in New York was described by RIghtmove as "an exceptional piece of architecture," designed by globally acclaimed architect Rafael Viñoly

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Photo: Rightmove

It has six bedrooms and eight bathrooms spread over seven levels, and a roof deck overlooking the Upper East Side of Manhattan boasting "exquisite modern décor".

2. An equestrian facility in California - $40m

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Photo: Rightmove

This Californian property is set over 4,600 acres of "rolling hills and beauty" which "architectural design that transports you to another place in time," Rightmove said.

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Photo: Rightmove

The home contains hidden gems in its sprawling surrounding grounds, it added.

3. A luxury escape in Cannes - €70m (£60m)

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Photo: Rightmove

This eight bedroom, nine bathroom home is located in the exclusive area of La Californie, on the hills of Cannes. It boasts a private bar, and swimming pool plus an indoor spa leisure facility.

4. A New York City mansion - $33m

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Photo: Rightmove

This luxury mansion has five bedrooms and seven bathroom plus a private elevator, and "enviable" entertainment and dining areas. The terrace provides a spectacular view of the city.

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Photo: Rightmove

5. A home in the Algarve - $2.2m

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Photo: Rightmove

This five bedroom, six bathroom villa in Portugal is available "is perfect for anyone who just needs some sunshine and sand". It’s close to renowned golf courses, designer shopping outlets and award-winning beaches.

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Photo: Rightmove

It also has its own kids’ playground, as well as a jacuzzi, swimming pool, and several entertainment spaces.

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