Then again, just a few hundred grand extra could get you this unfurnished three-bedroom flat in Baker Street. It's fully air-conditioned!
2.Price: £2 million
Price: £2.3 million
Although, why live on an idyllic island of your very own, when for just a little more you could purchase a two-bed place in Kensington, with its own designated parking space? Amazing.
St. Bees Island is your archetypal South Pacific slice of heaven: azure seas, swaying palm trees, and heartstopping views. And not a soul around to spoil the peace.
Approaching it by helicopter would look like this. You'd basically be Tony Stark.
But if Polynesia doesn't appeal, you could always go for this two-bed apartment on Wandsworth Green Road, a mere 10 minute's walk from enchanting Parsons Green.
5.Price: £4.7 million
Price: £5.5 million
6.Price: £2.5 million
Big Gooseberry Island in Nova Scotia, Canada, boasts 50 acres, two homes, and a boathouse. Should the isolation get too much, there's a yacht club and golf course a short boat ride away. The brochure also promises, "mixed woods, an old 'Acadian Forest', open meadows, sea breezes and ocean views".
Price: £2.7 million
Canada, though. So far away. Stump up another £200K and you could own this two-bed flat instead. It's undeniably tidy, and quite near Victoria Station.