As box office takings for the new, smash hit Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling approach $1 billion, we immerse ourselves in a kaleidoscope of colour taking a look through the keyhole of five Barbie-esque houses showcasing every shade of pink exterior you could possibly imagine!
So, grab your sunglasses to reduce the glare as we step inside five perfectly pink, real-life Barbie dream houses that feature on one of the UK’s leading property portals, Rightmove. From a stately villa overlooking Lake Garda to a country estate with a helipad in Worcestershire, join us as we explore the properties that will bring your fuchsia fantasies to life!
A pastel pink mansion on Lake Garda – €10 million
This stunning seven-bedroom, pastel-pink mansion is all about ‘location, location, location’ due to it being found on the shores of the beautiful Lake Garda in Italy.
The palatial 780 sq. m villa is spread over three floors and boasts incredible views of the lake and the historic city of Sirmione. Internally, the property features ten less pink, more classically decorated reception rooms, an impressive marble staircase leading up to the seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms with all the lakeside rooms on the upper levels benefiting from access to two panoramic terraces overlooking the lake. There’s also a simple planted garden, with a stone-columned planted arbour that draws the viewers’ eyes to the lake beyond. The property, which is being marketed by Frank Knight Italy for €10 million (approx. £8590,500), also enjoys its own private beach and jetty.
A bubblegum-pink ocean view retreat in Mallorca €13,786,500
Next up, Rightmove’s online pages feature this beautiful bubble gum-pink villa set on a hillside with spectacular views overlooking the crystal-blue waters of Cala Marmassen in Mallorca.
This exceptional west-facing villa, which sits on a generous plot of approximately 7,675 sq. ft., is decorated in a distinctive Moroccan-inspired design. Luxurious features adorn the interior, where the main living area boasts a fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, a sea-view dining area and a spacious lounge with a fireplace and stained-glass ceiling panel, all leading to a large terrace overlooking the striking coastline. The master suite on the upper level includes a private lounge and dressing room, while the ground floor accommodates two more bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and dressing rooms, as well as a lounge area with direct access to the pool terrace. The basement also reveals hidden treasures: a gym, spa, sauna, billiard room and a guest apartment with an en suite bedroom, living area and kitchen for visitors.
Outside, numerous terraces offer unbeatable views, alongside an infinity pool, sunbathing area, easily maintained gardens and a barbecue space that is perfect for entertaining. Moreover, this exquisite villa, being marketed by Balearic Properties, the International Associate of Savills in Mallorca, boasts a wine cellar, steam room, automatic garden irrigation, a spacious garage with parking for 3 cars and direct access to the sea. With the added convenience of being just over a kilometre from the town centre with its variety of shops and restaurants, and only 5-10 minutes away from the golf course, this property is the epitome of lavish living in Mallorca.
A candy-pink manor house and estate in Hertfordshire – £4,250,000
Gosmore House is a Grade II-listed property located in the charming village of Gosmore, Hertfordshire that dates back to the early 16th century.
Set on a small estate spanning approximately 2.29 acres of beautifully manicured gardens, the site also benefits from a refurbished four-bedroom cottage and a modern stable conversion.
The main house, which crushes its candy-pink exterior, offers nearly 6,500 sq. ft of accommodation with enchanting period features and ample potential for modernisation. Its ground floor includes a spacious entrance hall, a large drawing room with garden views, a sitting room library, a dining room, a study and a large kitchen breakfast room. Upstairs, there are seven bedrooms and three bathrooms.
The estate’s gardens are a true delight, boasting mature trees, shrubs and various sitting areas to enjoy the picturesque views. There is also a unique greenhouse that’s styled as a party room. Further leisure facilities include a swimming pool with an adjacent pool room.
A rose-coloured villa in Portofino with stunning sea views – €4,900,000
This 5/6-bedroom villa nestled in the heart of Portofino Mount Natural Park in Genoa, Camogli, Italy, offers panoramic views overlooking the sea and the Riviera coast.
The property has been tastefully restored, preserving many of its original features. The ground floor boasts a spacious living room with French windows opening to the garden, a dining room, a kitchen and a guest bathroom. On the first floor, a sumptuous principal bedroom features a private balcony, walk-in closet, studio and an en suite bathroom. The second floor hosts a sitting room and two large bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, while the attic level unveils a spacious bedroom, bathroom, walk-in closet and a roof terrace offering spectacular sea views. Surrounding the villa, a swimming pool, a generous park with a rose garden, century-old trees, fruit trees and Mediterranean scrub add to its enchanting appeal.
A shell-pink manor house in Pershore, Worcestershire with a helipad – £1,750,000
This impressive period mansion, which dates back to the late 1900s, and its ancillary cottage comprises 6 bedrooms, 5-6 reception rooms and 3-4 bathrooms and is set in approximately 3.8 acres of picturesque grounds. The property features an eye-catching glazed garden room, orangery and sitting room, with super views of the beautifully landscaped gardens and distant Malvern Hills.
The gardens are an eye-catching feature of this property having been lovingly designed and landscaped over 30 years. Sections of the garden have been compartmentalised into stunning formal gardens each hosting exquisite features such as a rock garden, water garden, apple orchard and summerhouse. There is even a helipad which enables the owners to fly off to various events at their every whim, and two swimming pools. From the road, electric gates open to a drive leading to parking spaces and double and triple garages with adjacent studio/gym and storage spaces. A raised west-facing terrace provides the perfect setting for al fresco dining while taking in stunning, surrounding views.