Due to travel restrictions across the globe, inevitably, our hunger to travel has been fuelled even more. Interestingly, searches relating to buying a property abroad have soared by 200% since October!
Housing experts at Homedit.com surveyed 4,839 people, providing them with images of traditional houses from 20 different cities worldwide, to uncover which city has the most beautiful residential homes!
Homedit.com can reveal that Birgu, Malta is crowned the city with the most beautiful houses! With its origin dating back to Medieval times and considered the oldest of The Three Cities, according to 79% of people, houses in this area are the most irresistible.
Home to the second most beautiful houses in the world is Bibury, England, receiving 76% of votes. Known for its honey-coloured 17th-century stone cottages, this typical Cotswolds village is certainly pleasing to the eye.
In third place is Tuscany, Italy! Its charming and traditional countryside homes led 74% to vote Tuscan houses among the most beautiful in the world.
Following in fourth are houses in Ghent, Belgium. In a city filled with 15th-century architectural monuments, 70% of respondents voted Ghent houses as the most aesthetic.
Located on the Swedish Island of Gotland, Visby places as the city with the fifth most beautiful homes – receiving 65% of the votes.
Its traditional and cubic houses lead Mykonos, Greece to place in sixth (63%)! The Cycladic architecture allows homes to benefit from natural light and reduces sun absorption, whilst also maintaining their beautiful exteriors.
England ranks in the top 10 again, as London places seventh with 58% of respondents loving the residential buildings.
In eighth, ninth and 10th positions are houses in San Francisco, USA (58%), Cartagena, Colombia (57%) and Colmar, France (54%).
To complete the top 20 list of cities with the most beautiful houses:
11. Grund, Luxembourg – 52%
12. Paris, France – 49%
13. Lisbon, Portugal – 47%
14. Boston, USA – 47%
15. Edinburgh, Scotland – 44%
16. Tyrol, Austria – 40%
17. Barcelona, Spain – 38%
18. Quebec City, Canada – 36%
19. Amsterdam, the Netherlands – 34%
20. Recife, Brazil – 33%