10 of the Best Properties Close to Christmas Markets
Strolling thorough wintry stalls heaving with gifts and holiday treats, mulled wine in hand, is always a highlight of the festive season: here are ten lovely homes close to Christmas markets on the market right now…
1. Bath, Somerset
Property: With graceful classical proportions and multitude period features, this Grade I-listed Georgian townhouse is a prime example of Bath’s elegant architecture, situated just off the city’s most magnificent historic streets. Inside, natural light floods the house thanks to the skylight at the top, and the deluxe master suite, boasting a bedroom, bathroom and dressing room, occupies the whole of the second floor. Available through Knight Frank for £3,400,000
Christmas market: Virtual Bath Christmas Market 2021
2. Hyde Park, London
Property: This incredible apartment boasts south-facing views over Hyde Park – perfect for Winter Wonderland this Christmas. It’s got high ceilings, an abundance of natural light, a separate studio and a gorgeous private roof terrace, perfect for settling down with a glass of wine in the evenings. Available through Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices for £7,800,000
Christmas market: Winter Wonderland 2021
3. Chelsea, London
Property: These luxury waterside apartments are just a stone’s throw from imperial wharf and the King’s road. Tucked amongst tree-lined avenues and meandering waterways, each apartment’s interior is luxuriously designed, and benefits from 24/7 concierge and a residents’ only spa and fitness centre. Available through The Berkeley Group with apartments ranging from £750,000-£4,900,000
Christmas market: Chelsea Physic Garden Christmas Fair
4. Hyde, Winchester
Property: This gorgeous Grade II listed house boasts over 8000 square feet of space, with parking for 6 cars. Inside there’s a spectacular drawing room, a gorgeous kitchen fit with underfloor heating and a new electrical system, 7 bedrooms and a gym complete with air conditioning. Easily the perfect home, especially considering the plethora of good schools nearby. Available through Knight Frank for £3,400,000.
Christmas market: Winchester Christmas Market
5. St Leonards Place, York
Property: One of York’s most iconic buildings has been carefully converted into luxury apartments. Positioned within the city walls and with views towards York Theatre Royal, you will be ideally located amongst the hustle and bustle of city life. Providing stylish accommodation that integrates the building’s plethora of interesting architectural features, the 25-foot long reception/dining room is fit with a feature fireplace, elaborate ceiling mouldings and huge bow windows. Available through Savills for £625,000
Christmas market: York Christmas Market
6. Stockbridge, Edinburgh
Property: This 4-bedroom property is positioned in the highly sought-after location of Stockbridge, and a short walk from Princes Street’s Christmas market. This gorgeous family home is immaculately presented; it retains many of its period features, like the intricate plasterwork and beautiful stone stairs, yet it perfectly suits modern life. Available through Knight Frank for £1,500,000.
7. Wharfside Street, Birmingham
Property: This penthouse apartment is a whopping 1,349 square foot. It’s located in one of the most sought after addresses in Birmingham, and only a short walk from grand central station. Boasting stunning views, a residents’ gym, concierge service, and a cool modern layout – this property would be perfect for a young buyer searching for something trendy yet sophisticated. Available through Fine & Country for £400,000
Christmas market: Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market
8. Covent Garden, London
Property: This airy and bright property has generous living space and is set over four floors. It’s bursting with natural light and boasts a gorgeous south-west facing balcony perfect for dining alfresco in the summer, or cuddling up with hot toddies in the winter. Available through Knight Frank for £1,750,000
Christmas market: Covent Garden Christmas
9. Plymouth, Devon
Property: This historic waterfront apartments sits overlooking the Royal William Yard yacht basin. With floor to ceiling windows positioned between open brick walls, this bright and airy modern apartment oozes cool. Available through Knight Frank for £525,000.
Christmas market: Plymouth Christmas Market
10. Ely, Cambridgeshire
Property: This historic Grade II Listed Georgian property was originally the home of the Steward to the Cathedral, which you can spy from the first-floor reception room. Its central Ely location makes amenities ideally accessible, yet is far more reminiscent of a country estate, thanks to its gorgeous garden, sweeping views and the notable lack of urban noise. Available through Savills for £950,000
Christmas market: Cambridge Christmas Market
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