The property market is booming at the moment with house prices in Wales seeing eye-watering rises after the busiest first six months of the year ever.
Much like everything else, the coronavirus pandemic threw the property market into quite a bit of chaos. With more people now working from home many have decided to swap the cities and commuter areas for green space or the coast and last month we reported how the housing market was at 17-year high as Wales experienced the UK's highest percentage price rises. You can read more about that here.
But it's not always easy to sell a home with some remaining on the market for longer periods of time
Even if you have a house that's immaculately kept, and comes in at a reasonable price, you can still end up finding yourself simply wishing that you'll find a buyer.
You may even start to wonder, is it really worth all the stress?
By looking at Rightmove we found the properties have been waiting to be bagged for the longest length of time in key areas and cities in Wales.
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This grand and lavish property on Graig Road, in Lisvane , Cardiff, has been listed on the website since February 2018.
The individual property is situated in an exclusive, much sought after location. It also has spectacular views over Cardiff and the Bristol Channel from the Severn Crossing in the east to St Hilary to the west.
It's described as a 'principle family home' with accommodation including a grand central atrium, dining and living rooms, several bedrooms and an indoor swimming pool and gym.
If you've got the cash to splash it's quite incredible to think the property hasn't been bagged.
It's currently on the market with Watts & Morgan, in Cowbridge, and is listed as POA.
A beautiful double-fronted detached family home is also still on the market. Located on Ty-Gwyn Avenue, Penylan , the glorious property is tucked away in a select location with electric driveway gates.
It's also just a short distance away from Roath Park Lake.
The home is on the market for £1,300,000 and has been up for sale since October 2018.
To find out more contact the estate agents at Kelvin Francis.
It's hard to believe this stunning renovation is still for the taking after being listed back in September 2018.
The property offers both stylish, and spacious, three-bedroom accommodation in a convenient location just off the Southern Distributor Road .
The home is also only a short drive away from the M4 at The Coldra.
It can be yours for £319,950. To find out more contact Crook & Blight.
A three-bedroom terrace is also up for grabs on Dewstow Street if you're looking for something a bit smaller.
The home has good outside space to rear of property, as well as decent road links to local shops and easy access to the M4 motorway.
It's been described as an ideal investment purchase or a perfect starter home.
The home has been on the market since September 2019, and the guide price currently stands at £135,000. For more information, contact Northwood, Cardiff.
This little property has been on the market since September 2019, and has been dubbed an 'ideal investment opportunity'.
Located on St Helens Avenue , in the popular residential area of Brynmill, the four-bedroom home lies within close proximity to both Swansea City Centre and Swansea University.
Rightmove says offers of only over £175,000 are being accepted, and Peter Alan is the place to go for further information.
Another terraced home in Swansea has also been up for grabs for quite a while. This five-bedroom home on Norfolk Street was first listed in December 2019, but is still on the market.
The property was previously HMO licensed, and is located in Mount Pleasant, which provides great access to Swansea City Centre.
It's currently on the market for £150,000, and you can find out more at Peter Alan.
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This four-bedroom home on Tyfica Road, Pontypridd , has been on the market since February 2017.
It's amazing it's been available for so long as the semi-detached villa style house, located in Graigwen, offers gorgeous views of the Valleys due to its elevated position.
The house is also close to Pontypridd town centre and is near main road and transport links.
This three-storey home could be yours for £290,000, and Purplebricks advise you contact them to arrange a viewing.
A three-bed mid terrace home in Hopkinstown is also looking for a new owner.
The property has been on the market since June 2019, and there's not even a chain.
There's a local shop close by, as well as a school, and it's only a short walk from Pontypridd town centre too.
It could be yours for £135,000. Fur further information get in touch with Darlows.
Sutton Lodge is a breath-taking Georgian Mansion in Haverfordwest dating back to the 1700s, and mentioned in Francis Jones' Historic Pembrokeshire Homes. The gorgeous home is set in formal lawns, woodland, meadow and a walled garden.
The house has previously been used as a country hotel and restaurant, but has undergone extensive regeneration since 2007.
It's hard to believe a property as stunning as this has been on the market since January 2018, but you do need more than £1,350,000 to be in with a chance of bagging it. Want to find out more? Contact Town Coast & Country Estates.
A gorgeous farmhouse in St David's could also be yours.
Treithel has been on the market since June 2019, and has been described as a much-loved family home.
The property sits within around 24 acres of predominantly grazing land, and there are private gardens to the rear and side.
Not to mention it's a spacious home, comprising of four double bedrooms and two reception rooms.
St David's has always been a desirable location but, luckily for those on the hunt for a new home, you'll be glad to know this particular property is far enough away from the hustle and bustle to enable you to keep your space during tourist season.
Offers in the region of £595,950 are being accepted, and more information can be found at Town Coast & Country Estates.
Properties in Carmarthen seem to be being snapped up a lot quicker as this detached four-bedroom home has only been on the market since May this year.
The house is located on a popular residential development in Johnstown, which is only a short drive from the town centre.
It has the benefit of double glazed windows and gas central heating, and the home briefly comprises of a reception hallway, lounge, kitchen, dining room, utility and cloakroom with four bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor.
Offers in the region of £275,000 are being accepted. To find out more contact BJP.
This three-bedroom detached home in Glynderi, Tanerdy , has also been up for grabs since June.
The spacious home comprises of three reception rooms, and is located on a quiet, sought after cul-de-sac just a short drive away from the town centre.
The property comes complete with parking and has a guide price of £320,000. For more information contact BJP.
Now this property is just a little bit different.
The period house and hotel has been listed online since at least March 2018. It comes complete with a beer garden, bars and parking but there is also potential for alternative uses.
Machynlleth itself is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty with the Snowdonia National Park to the north, and the gorgeous Cardigan Bay coast to the west.
If you fancy a challenge, or completely transforming a property, the guide price is £365,000. For enquiries, contact Morris, Marshall and Poole.
A spacious eight-bedroom property in Llansantffraid has also been up for grabs since 2018.
The property has a fantastic history, as it once operated as the village Post Office. Since then it has been converted into a four bedroom house, with an expansive attic space on the second floor.
There is also an annexe with two double bedrooms - one with its own en-suite bathroom.
The gorgeous long living room also has two sliding doors, providing access to the rear parking area, high vaulted ceilings and brick effect walls.
The property is currently on the market with Purplebricks, priced at £375,000.
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