Virginia Water, Surrey
Average property value: £1,208,638
Annual growth: 1.88%
Small yet extremely sought-after Virginia Water has once again emerged as the most expensive town in the UK to buy a home, according to this year's Property Rich List from Zoopla. Stunning lake views, large estate houses built around three golf courses and a 45-minute commute to London make the area irresistible to big-budget buyers.
Average property value: £1,037,825
Annual growth: 5.94%
Cobham in Surrey takes the number two spot, and is home to the Chelsea Football Club training ground, with many of the team's players living in large, luxurious houses in the area.
Average property value: £982,660
Annual growth: 7.81%
Beaconsfield has risen from sixth place to claim the third spot in Zoopla's report on the UK's most expensive towns. Sitting between London and Oxford, this commuter hotspot is a quick 20-minute train journey from London Marylebone.
Average property value: £976,354
Annual growth: 3.26%
Keston sits on the border of London and Kent. Homes range from original Twenties houses to ultra-modern detached properties with high-spec interior design and technology.
Average property value: £969,337
Annual growth: 4.9%
The historic town of Esher is surrounded by green space and chalks up an average property price just under the £1 million mark. Close proximity to the M25 makes this area popular with London commuters.
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Average property value: £939,652
Annual growth: 0.98%
Richmond is popular with Londoners seeking a peaceful haven away from the buzz of the city. The town sits on a bend in the Thames and boasts numerous parks and open spaces.
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
Average property value: £920,797
Annual growth: 7.34%
Chalfont St. Giles is an idyllic village in south-east Buckinghamshire, on the edge of the Chilterns, with popular schools and good transport links to London.
Average property value: £843,814
Annual growth: 6.18%
Radlett is an affluent village of about 8,000 inhabitants, and boasts a significant number of tennis, squash and cricket clubs.
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Average property value: £828,974
Annual growth: 2.97%
With easy access to London by rail and road, the popular village of Gerrards Cross has a good choice of local schools and large, detached family houses.
Average property value: £799,828
Annual growth: 4.34%
This picturesque town named after the River Wey has streets of large, detached houses and fast train links to London Waterloo.