The BBC’s The Apprentice is compulsive viewing for a lot of, and one of many nice issues about it’s seeing the luxurious homes the candidates dwell in whereas they’re vying to be employed by Lord Sugar.
Eagle-eyed viewers would have seen that this 12 months’s wannabees are in the identical one as final 12 months — a recent eight-bedroom mansion with an indoor pool and steam and therapy rooms.
All these properties on the market are sufficiently big to accommodate a whole cohort of contestants, so if cash’s no object, have a look — and in some unspecified time in the future you possibly can be the proprietor of the nation’s most well-known short-term rental property.
1. Ewich Home, Crianlarich, Perthshire, gives over £750,000
In walk-in situation, this eight-bedroom home is in a rural spot about an hour and a half’s drive from each Edinburgh and Glasgow.
The native space is famend for outside pursuits, with watersports accessible on close by lochs and the River Tay, hills and woodlands to discover and ski centres inside simple attain.
There’s a woodfired scorching tub and sauna to calm down in after a tough day of difficult duties. Discover out extra from Galbraith.
2. Arden Home, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, £1.5m
This enticing interval home has been working as a boutique lodge and the present homeowners have refurbished all through, giving rooms an eclectic, trendy really feel.
It’s being offered with planning consent to show it again to residential use and consists of 10 bedrooms, 10 loos, three spacious reception rooms, a courtyard backyard and a parking space — the place the contestants’ vehicles might wait earlier than whisking them away for 4am begins. Obtainable via Vaughan Reynolds.
3. King’s Lynn, Norfolk, gives over £1.5m
The brilliant yellow entrance door of this Grade II listed Georgian home is a clue as to what you’ll be able to count on as soon as inside as just about each room is adorned in jewel colors and flamboyant theatrical prints.
It’s nicely used to accommodating plenty of folks because it’s typically rented out for group stays and particular occasions, and consists of 9 individually designed bedrooms — which sleep 18 — unfold throughout the primary home and a self-contained cottage.
There’s additionally a big cinema/leisure room and a scorching tub housed within the former coach home. In the marketplace through Purplebricks.
4. The Elms, West Pennard, Glastonbury, gives over £1.75m
Usually, shopping for an older property comes with work to do on the home, however this is not the case with The Elms, as this eight-bedroom Victorian Gothic-style home has been refurbished to a really excessive customary.
Over the previous 18 months it’s been re-roofed, re-wired, re-plumbed, the home windows have been changed, a brand new central heating system put in, and the kitchen and all 5 loos have been refitted, but it retains all its authentic character and appeal.
The inspiring views over the Somerset countryside to close by Glastonbury Tor and past ought to get the candidates’ artistic juices flowing. Discover out extra from Fine & Country.
5. Villa Formosa, Faro, Portugal €6.5m (£5,732,262)
Lovers of latest structure are sure to be greatly surprised by this state-of-the-art property, comprising a five-bedroom fundamental villa and a three-bedroom visitor home, at present underneath building.
In addition to panoramic views of the Algarve shoreline and wonderful sunshine for a lot of the 12 months, it gives full privateness, loads of open house, a big heating swimming pool, a gymnasium and a cinema. Obtainable via O and O Property.
6. Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece, €12.5m (£11m)
If future contenders for Lord Sugar’s £250,000 funding ever get the prospect to go to this fabulous whitewashed waterfront villa, they’ll most likely by no means need to return residence.
Sitting on a sheltered, sun-kissed peninsula, it comes with its personal stretch of sandy seaside, a swimming pool, spa, patios and verandas on completely different ranges and a fully-equipped gymnasium.
The 15 bedrooms are minimally however exquisitely furnished to create a relaxing ambiance and body views of the Minoan sea.
There are additionally 20 loos, so nobody must share. Contact Sotheby’s International Realty.
7. Mayfair, London W1, £16.5m
A chic double-fronted townhouse, proper within the coronary heart of prime central London and handy for the notorious boardroom — really a custom-built set in a studio in Acton quite than in a high-rise tower in Canary Wharf.
Unfold over six storeys, it has an impressive 60 foot reception room, eight ensuite bedrooms, a sizeable terrace on the prime that appears out over the rooftops and — as incoming residents might be relieved to find — a carry that serves all flooring. Discover out extra from Carter Jonas.