The Villa that catapulted One Direction to fame is among Rightmove's most-viewed properties of 2019

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The Villa that helped shoot One Direction into the charts and the hearts of teenage girls around the world is one of Rightmove  most viewed properties abroad in 2019.

In it's end of year round up, Rightmove has revealed the properties we've been lusting after around the world in 2019. From a villa on the Costa del Sol to an island in the Bahamas' why don't we take a peak at the full list of Rightmove most viewed properties abroad?

Rightmove most viewed properties abroad

1. Villa Moana

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Villa Moana on Spain's Costa del Sol, have been host to Royalty, Presidents, superstars and Simon Cowell. In 2010, the luxurious Villa was the filming location for Simon Cowell's judges house on X-factor. The very same house were the newly formed One Direction gave there debut performance.

It's not hard to see why the villa has proved such a hit with superstars from around the globe. Boasting 180 degree views of the Mediterranean Sea, and acres of  stunning landscaped gardens. You don't have to worry about getting a dud bedroom view at Villa Moana.

In fact every room is not only en Suite but offers gorgeous sea views towards Africa. There is even an indoor cinema if you get tired of the panoramic sea views.

The Villa is currently on the market with I Find Marbella for €40,000,000.

2. Bulletproof townhouse in New York

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This modern day fortress is truly a spectacular sight to behold. The bulletproof glass facade sets this home apart from its neighbours, while the curved design allows for a widescreen view of New York City.

Situated on the Upper East Side, the six bedroom home, split over seven floors, was designed by the same architect responsible for the Walkie-Talkie building on Fenchurch Street, London.

The living room on the the fourth floor leads out on a lovely terrace, perfect for a spot of barbecuing. There is also a good sized kitchen with a wine cellar on the same floor. The master bedroom is located on the sixth floor overlooking Park Avenue, and includes a walk in wardrobe that opens out onto a marble bathroom.

But the icing on the cake of this home has to be the roof top terrace, offering 360 degree vistas of the Manhattan skyline.

The property is listed for sale with Sphere Estates for £39,376,500.

3. Little Pipe Cay

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Little Pipe Cay is a private island  in the Exumas island chain. One of the top private islands in the Bahamas, homes don't get much more luxurious than this.

A number of cottages and houses are scattered across the island for friends and family to use. The current owners have moulded the island around the natural beauty of the island, so each residence blends beautifully into the surroundings and offer incredible seascape views.

One of the biggest selling points has to be the proximity to the pristine white sand and azure sea. There is a sea barn that will easily fit a boat and water sports equipment for all your aquatic frolicking needs.

If you feel like upping the luxury there are even a  number of suitable locations to moor a super yacht – if you already have a private island, then why not?

Little Pipe Cay is currently on the market with Knight Frank for £64,782,750*.

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Rebecca Knight
Deputy Editor, Digital

Rebecca Knight has been the Deputy Editor on the Ideal Home Website since 2022. She graduated with a Masters degree in magazine journalism from City, University of London in 2018, before starting her journalism career as a staff writer on women's weekly magazines. She fell into the world of homes and interiors after joining the Ideal Home website team in 2019 as a Digital Writer. In 2020 she moved into position of Homes News Editor working across Homes & Gardens, LivingEtc, Real Homes, Gardeningetc and Ideal Home covering everything from the latest viral cleaning hack to the next big interior trend.