The best virtual property viewings you can do right now

It may not be possible to go and visit your dream home just now but you might still be able to take a look around thanks to the wonder of virtual viewings.

Many estate agents were marketing their properties using video walk-throughs or 360 photo tours long before the coronavirus pandemic hit the UK.

But since the implementation of strict social distancing measures to combat the spread of the virus, viewing a home from the safety of your armchair has never been so attractive to would-be renters and buyers.

And many enterprising agents ordered by the Government to cancel viewings, at least until the current measures are reviewed on 13 April, are making the most of this.

OnTheMarket has collected some of the best virtual viewings for you to enjoy.

Six-bedroom cottage with barn-style extension

The Wheelhouse is a detached village house of great style and character, situated within the heart of the popular Essex village of Clavering.

The property has been meticulously restored and maintained during recent times blending beautiful period features with modern additions to create this impressive family home.

It is for sale with a guide price of £1,125,000 at Mullucks Part of Hunters, Saffron Walden with OnTheMarket.

Luxurious five-bedroom family home

This beautifully styled, contemporary property is situated within a gated development in the heart of Didsbury Village, South Manchester.

This property is arranged over three floors with expansive accommodation extending to approximately 2,662 square feet, including five double bedrooms and four luxury tiled bathrooms.

It is for sale at £1,250,000 at VitalSpace, Urmston with OnTheMarket.

You can take the virtual tour here.

Stylish three-bedroom house to rent in Islington

This beautifully restored three-bedroom house is finished to an immaculate standard throughout, located on a sought-after road in Canonbury close to Highbury & Islington Station and vibrant Upper Street.

It is available to rent part furnished on a long term basis from 8 May with Chestertons, Islington via OnTheMarket.

Below is a video tour of the downstairs

And here’s the upstairs

Three-bedroom former fisherman’s cottage

Baytree Cottage instantly appeals with its rustic stone façade, sash windows and slate roof, and has been beautifully modernised to create a stylish and elegant family home.

The cottage in Cockenzie near Edinburgh boasts a secluded garden that is perfect for children, pets and entertaining, as well as a private driveway to the rear.

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Favourite fixer upper

The cottage enjoys a southwesterly aspect set behind a neat walled garden, which provides an ideal spot for soaking up the afternoon and evening sun.

It is for sale with offers over £239,000 at Ballantynes, Edinburgh with OnTheMarket.

You can take the virtual tour here.

Four-bedroom detached new-build

Roseland House is one of two brand new exceptional detached family homes set within a gated development in the village of Ugley, Essex.

It offers in excess of 3,300 square feet of accommodation, which is laid out for modern family living with generously proportioned rooms.

It is for sale with a guide price of £1,100,000 at Mullucks Part of Hunters, Bishop’s Stortford with OnTheMarket.

Contemporary, recently renovated, two-bedroom Edinburgh flat

This first floor flat is set within the desirable area of Corstorphine in the west of Edinburgh.

The property is accessed through the light and airy entrance hallway leading to two bedrooms, a modern white suite bathroom and an open plan kitchen living room area.

The flat is in a fantastic location within easy reach of local amenities, the Gyle shopping centre, Edinburgh airport, Edinburgh bypass and the city centre and is in excellent move-in condition.

It is for sale with offers over £165,000 at Deans Properties, Newington with OnTheMarket.

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