Norfolk, Wiltshire and Cornwall emerge as £1m property hotspots

£1m-plus houses selling at fastest pace since 2014 as home workers seek more space and leafier locations

Norfolk, Wiltshire and Cornwall have emerged as hotspots for properties on sale at £1m or more, as wealthy buyers hunt for larger homes near the sea or in the countryside.

Traditionally, more expensive homes have taken far longer to sell than properties in the wider market, but the race for more space and leafier locations as more people work from home in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a sales boom in the £1m price bracket, according to the UK’s biggest property website, Rightmove.

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