FOR many, winning the lottery and splashing out on a fancy house somewhere tropical, a high-flying city or a remote island is the dream.

However there are several stunning (yet pricey) homes right on our doorstep.

You don't need to look very far to find a perfect millionaire's mansion, here are the region's top 10 most expensive homes to buy.

Whins House £2,950,000

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Whins House near Sabden, will cost you the best part of £3million to own this EIGHT-bedroomed home.

This beautiful Georgian house has an adjoining cottage, a detached barn and 78-acres of land, according to Rightmove and is being marketed by MSW Hewetsons.

It is accessible from a private road The Whins, and the grade-II listed house dated back to 1798 and is steeped in history.

According to Rightmove, the property is "widely regarded as one of the most attractive houses in the Ribble Valley and benefits from a host of original features."

It boasts maintainable but large family accommodation with five reception rooms and six bedrooms, all with ensuite facilities.

Depending on the bank and other factors, a monthly mortgage repayments could be around £11,500 a month.

Whitemoor Estate £2,750,000

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This buy would see the owner get Winberry Boathouse, a five-bedroom residence with guest annex, Standing Stone Gate Cottage, which has three-bedrooms along with a large stone barn.

The owner would also get Moor Laithe Farm, a three-bedroom farmhouse range of traditional barns.

For under three million pounds, it could be seen as great value for money as it also comes with a fishing lodge and facilities, as well as fishing access of the 40 acre Whitemoor Reservoir.

Winckley Hall £2,500,000

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This eight-bedroom rural home is situated near Stonyhurst and is up on Rightmove, marketed by Fine&Country.

It's got eight-bedrooms, as well as five bathrooms, four reception rooms, a double garage, a secondary two-bedroom living accommodation, a swimming pool, dance studio and extensive gardens and grounds.

It's a nice four-mile walk from Clitheroe which would be perfect on summer weekends.

Rookwood £1,850,000

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This house on the fringe of Whalley, in Clitheroe Road, is more than £250,000 less than the previous home and comes with five bedrooms, spectacular grounds and dates back to 1880.

It might not be as modern as the previous home, but it does boast a great location not far from bars, pubs, shops and schools.

It was extensively refurbished and extended in 2001 by the current owner and has three acres of private gardens.

It is marketed by Fine and Country on Rightmove.

Springbank £1,650,000

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This imposing Georgian residence was built in around 1830 and is steeped in history.

Not far from Edgeworth and the main roads to Darwen and Bolton, this home was built as a vicarage and a Sunday school for St Anne's Church and was given grade II-listed status in 1985, protecting the house and barn for future generations to come.

There are three sections to Springbank, the main house, a two storey cottage and the barn - which is currently not inhabitable.

But the main house boasts five bedrooms, a large kitchen, lots of living space and fantastic grounds.

Clitheroe Road £1,250,000

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This house on the outskirts of Whalley has six bedrooms, four reception rooms, private gardens and lots of interesting architectural pieces.

The leafy exterior conceals a large kitchen and open spacious rooms.

The home also boasts a large conservatory which looks into large grounds.

The home also comes with a snooker room, butler's pantry and a drawing room.

It is marketed by MSW Hewetsons.

The Manor House £1,250,000

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This period manor house dates back to 1719 and has five bedrooms, a separate cottage and a glorious view of Pendle Hill.

It is grade II-listed and the cottage has two bedrooms and a sizeable garage with an office block - perfect for family to come to visit or to live there.

The property features a traditional walled garden and courtyard garden that are ideal for enjoying the idyllic surrounding views.

A game changer for many could be this house has a wine cellar, a snug and a pantry.

The Clitheroe property is marketed by Keenans Estate Agents.

Moorside £1,250,000

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This five bedroom, five reception room and four bathroom detached home that has fantastic private grounds.

Situated in Wiswell, it is described on Rightmove as having 'luxury appointed with bespoke fitments'.

Marketed by Anderton Bosonnet, a spokesman on Rightmove said: "Moorside is a superb family home and offers a high quality fit and finish that is apparent from the moment you enter the property.

"French doors open onto the stone flagged patio and rear garden.

"Designed to entertain, the elegant dining room also has French doors providing access to attempting alfresco option on the patio.

"The study is sumptuously fitted with furniture by Mills & Scott and there is a two piece cloakroom adjacent."

Moorlands £1,250,000

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This six-bedroom house detached country home also has a two-bedroom annex.

It's based in Skipton Old Road near Foulridge and is being marketed by Dacre, Son and Hartley.

It's described as having a 'superb rural location' and looks over the Lancashire hills and Yorkshire Dalses.

A Rightmove spokesman said: "Beneath the annex is garaging with parking space for several vehicles, power and lighting.

"The courtyard also provides private and secure parking if needed.

"North of the house is a summerhouse."

The house bathroom is somewhat impressive - fitted with a luxurious four piece suite comprising his and hers wash hand basins, low suite w/c, double wet shower area and Jacuzzi bath.