Homes and Channel 4 4Homes asked the country's top housebuilders to show us the best home they have built over the past year, and let us put it to the test of the general public. over the summer, browsers of Channel 4's 4Homes website have been invited to vote for their dream new home …

The contenders are:


A 1250 ft2, three-bedroom house – one of three alongside 204 apartments at Regency Apartments, in Westminster, London, designed by Assael Architecture.

Bellway Homes

The Bute penthouse at Sophia Mansions – the cream of an apartment scheme in Penarth Marina.

Berkeley Homes

A 2647 ft2 duplex penthouse at west London’s Chelsea Bridge Wharf.

Bovis Homes

The two-and-a-half storey, double-fronted, Fennimore house design, shown here on a site in Cheltenham.

David Wilson Homes

The four-bedroom Ablington showhome at Melbourne Grange, Ibstock.


A two-bedroom apartment in the 84-unit K2 refurbishment scheme in central Leeds.


A two-bedroom apartment in the French style 116-unit Holland Park, Walton-le-dale, Preston.

Taylor Woodrow/Bryant

A two-bedroom duplex apartment in City Central, Leeds, a Victorian hotel conversion.


The four-bedroom Forge design from the company’s Renaissance portfolio.

Wilson Connolly

A flexible fit-out apartment by Wilson Connolly’s The Lifebuilding Company at the 422-unit St James in Northampton. Scheme design is by PRP Architects.