From a Premier League footballer’s mansion to a Game of Thrones-esque castle – this year’s top five most-viewed properties have been revealed.

A multi-million pound penthouse, a seven-bedroom family home with a spa and a 400-year-old country manor also feature on the list.

Property website Rightmove has totted up each click to rank the most popular listings in 2019.

Top spot is a nine-bedroom house in Chigwell, Essex. Pic: John Thoma
Image: Top spot is a nine-bedroom house in Chigwell, Essex, which belonged to Premier League footballer Andy Carroll. Pic: John Thoma

Top spot is a nine-bedroom house in Chigwell, Essex, which belonged to Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll, shared with his partner, The Only Way is Essex star Billi Mucklow.

It comes with a huge mirror above the bed in the master bedroom, and has a replica Angel of the North sculpture dominating the driveway.

Also featuring a home cinema, two dressing rooms, an annexe games room and a sweeping staircase, the nine-bedroom property went on the market in January for just under £5m.

Glenborrodale Castle in the Highland area of Scotland. Pic. Bell Ingram
Image: Glenborrodale Castle comes with three islands. Pic. Bell Ingram

The second most-viewed property is Glenborrodale Castle in the Highland area of Scotland.

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Dating back to 1902, the five-storey grand family home with a price tag of £3.75m overlooks Loch Sunart.

And that’s not all. This 16-bedroom home also has a detached coach house, a boathouse and jetty – and the three islands of Risga and Eilean an Feidh.

Four-bedroom £3.5m penthouse in Manchester. Pic: Rendall & Rittner
Image: This £3.5m penthouse in Manchester is the only apartment on the list. Pic: Rendall & Rittner

Next on the list is the only apartment in the top five – and it comes with five parking spaces.

This four-bedroom £3.5m penthouse in Manchester has floor-to-ceiling windows with views across the city, including Old Trafford stadium.

It covers three levels and features a home cinema and three private terraces.

The seven-bedroom family home with its own spa. Pic: Gascoigne Halman
Image: The fourth most-viewed property is a seven-bedroom family home with its own spa. Pic: Gascoigne Halman

Over in Prestbury, Cheshire, is a luxurious seven-bedroom family home with its own spa.

The seven-bedroom mansion is fourth on the list and has been designed with open-plan living in mind, and has countryside views.

Set in an acre of land, it is on the market for £3.95m.

Canonteign Manor in Christow, Exeter. Pic: fineandcountry.com
Image: Canonteign Manor in Christow, Exeter. Pic: fineandcountry.com

Steeped in centuries of history, the fifth most-viewed property is Canonteign Manor in Christow, Exeter.

The 10-bedroom Grade I-listed home was once taken for King Charles I during the English Civil War.

With a price tag of £3.95m, it comes with 10 acres of private countryside.

Rightmove’s property expert Miles Shipside said: “I’m always curious to see which homes have sparked the most interest across Great Britain throughout the year and suffice to say the properties with the biggest personalities or quirkiest features are usually the most popular.”