Do you ever catch yourself daydreaming about one of those eight-bed mansions with indoor jacuzzi, tennis court and a spacious garden? Don’t worry. You are not alone.

We searched on Rightmove for some of the most pricey houses across Colchester and Tendring and we have to admit - there are some pretty stunning properties out there.

The only problem, however, is you might need some extra deep pockets.

But don’t let this put you down.

Because even if you don’t get to walk inside a multi-million mansions in person, you can always do it… virtually.

Here is a list with some of the most expensive eye-catching houses we found on the market.

Four-bed detached in Dedham Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, £1.3 million

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Enjoying a semi-rural position on Ardleigh Heath, this four-bed property features two bathrooms, four reception room, an office and a double garage with its own cloakroom and small utility area.

The impressive principal suite, which offers a double aspect bedroom, leads to a generous dressing room with a plethora of wardrobes and an exquisite en-suite.

To get your vitamin D, there is also sunroom and conservatory, where you can bask in sunshine.

The advert adds: ”To the rear of the property, the garden commences with a fabulous terrace, which benefits from an inset pergola - allowing shelter on the hottest of summer days. The garden itself is mainly laid to lawn - a lush, green expanse highlighted by shrub borders.

You can check the property here.

Nine-bed detached in Alresford, £1.5 million

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Set across 2.5 acres of land, this nine-bed gem was built in the 17th century and features four bathrooms and three reception rooms.

The stunning mansion benefits from its own septic tank and security system wired to the emergency services with cameras surrounding the house and gates.

The advert reads: “With an original apple tree, walnut and fruit trees to the front of the property and hedges nearing 100 years old, Tenpenny has magic on the grounds with many plants going back many many years, long lived trees surround the boundaries of the house giving much seclusion and beauty all year round.

“The original 21ft pond built in the 1920's still stands in full glory and is a sight to see.”

You can check the property here.

Five-bed detached, Fronks Road, Harwich, £800,0000

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Located on one of Dovercourt's most sought after areas, Camberley Lodge, this five-bed detached house has been sensitively renovated to keep the spirit of the original house and create a refined family home at the same time.

The property features three generous reception rooms along with a study and fully sound proofed cinema room.

The description of the property adds: “The kitchen/breakfast room forms the main hub of the home providing a great social space for the family to gather, with bi-folding doors connecting the outdoors within, inviting to step out to an ample, sociable garden.

“The garden is well equipped with a hot tub contained by a wooden pergola as well as a comfortable outdoor lounge area and a playing area which comes together in harmony allowing both adults and children to thoroughly enjoy.”

You can check the property here.

Five-bed detached, Coles Oak Lane, Dedham, Colchester,£2 million

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Built in the late 1910, the Willows property has been thoroughly renovated into a modern family home, which features four bathrooms and a two-bedroom annexe.

Set across 1.4 acres of delightful gardens, the property offers an incredible principal bedroom suite with two dressing rooms and two en suites, as well as a Juliet balcony with a panoramic view over the Dedham Vale.

The advert reads: “ The attractive entrance with slate façade, beautiful solid oak double doors and Portland stone steps leads to a most remarkable, light filled principal reception room.

“It encompasses a sitting area with a wood burning stove, bespoke kitchen, bar and dining area, ideal for entertaining”

You can check the property here.

Six-bed detached, Crepping Hall Road, Wakes Colne, CO6, £2.5 million

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Located just 2 miles away from Chappel and Wakes Colne train station, the Crepping Hall is one of the most revered houses in the area.

The six-bed mansion, which offers the whopping seven reception rooms and three bathrooms is mentioned in the Domesday Book survey, commissioned by William the Conqueror in 1086.

The advert reads: “During the Victorian and Edwardian eras Crepping Hall has been extended to provide in excess of 6,000sqft of accommodation whilst retaining a multitude of character features such as Inglenook fireplaces, beautiful bay windows providing exceptional light and exposed beams The property also features a large swimming pool and a tennis court.

Check the propery here.

Six-bed detached, Langham Lane, Langham, Colchester, £1.8 million

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Set in 2.4 acres, this out-of-the-world property offers a tennis/basketball court, detached annexe and indoor pool with Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

With four bathrooms available, the property also features a study ideal for home working, and hand built from solid oak with two workstations.

The advert reads: ““This is the ideal space for entertaining and raising a family.”

“Double doors from the dining room lead to a further reception room, currently used as a games room, and a conservatory, with French windows on to the terrace. “The drawing room has a delightful bay window with a window seat and French windows leading out to the beautiful gardens.

You can check the propery here.