Luxury Home Features


Splashing out on luxury features around the house adds a bit of glamour to our homes. From small-scale improvements like futuristic smart heating controls to more extravagant features such as home swimming pools, we all crave the higher-end features in our homes that make us feel like we're living in the lap of luxury.

But which luxury home features were the most popular in 2022, which gained the most attention, and which trends are now set to be big in 2023?

We've dived into Google search data to find out.

Most popular luxury features

Most popular luxury features

Underfloor Heating

467,400 searches in 2022

Taking the top spot as the most popular luxury home feature of 2022 is underfloor heating. The energy-efficient and low-maintenance heating system creates a luxurious atmosphere by heating the room evenly, giving you that cosy feeling wherever you are in the home.

Walk-in Shower

311,600 searches in 2022

Next up are walk-in showers, the luxury alternative to traditional showers with only a single glass panel separating the shower from the rest of the bathroom. Walk-in showers give your bathroom a high-end feel thanks to their single glass panel, creating a seamless modern design that will have you feeling like you're anywhere other than your own bathroom.

Chaise Longue

256,200 searches in 2022

Taking third place is the epitome of luxurious furniture, the chaise lounge. The chaise longue has historically been a symbol of wealth and luxury that only the rich could afford. Its unusual shape and sleek design make it an ideal statement piece for luxurious modern living rooms, perfect for those looking to add some modern history with a twist to their space.

The luxury features gaining the most attention

The luxury features gaining the most attention

Chaise Longue

10.48% Increase in searches 2021-2022

In first place is the chaise longue, with searches increasing by nearly 11% since last year. The luxurious item of furniture is experiencing a resurgence thanks to its functional but stylish design. They're also more versatile than sofas, as their elegant shape means they can be placed anywhere in a living room.

Home Coffee Bar

8.92% Increase in searches 2021-2022

Making a morning coffee is a staple of any day-to-day routine and transforming an under-used space into your very own coffee shop, complete with tools and supplies, can elevate this mundane task to a high-end experience. Coffee bars take second place with searches increasing by nearly 9% since last year.

Smart Heating

3.13% Increase in searches 2021-2022

Up next are smart heating devices. This luxury state-of-the-art technology allows you to control your heating from anywhere with a few taps on your phone, or even voice commands, so you can relax in ultimate comfort while your smart heating takes care of heating your rooms to the optimal temperature. Searches for smart heating increased by 3.13% between 2021-2022.

The luxury features expected to be big in 2023

Now that we've taken a look back at the top luxury features of 2022, we can use these insights to predict which items will top the list in 2023, if current trends continue!

The most popular luxury features for 2023

Underfloor Heating

452,770 Predicted searches in 2023

Taking the top spot in 2023 is underfloor heating. Thanks to the recent rise in energy bills, people are looking for more efficient ways to heat their homes and, as it turns out, this luxurious feature is also a very practical solution to cut costs over time! If current trends continue, searches will reach over 450,000 in 2023.

Walk-In Shower

301,847 Predicted searches in 2023

Thanks to their seamless design, walk-in showers add a touch of glamour to your home by opening up the bathroom to create a light and airy space, giving it that luxury hotel feeling. They take second place in 2023 with a predicted 300,000 searches.

Chaise Longue

283,050 Predicted searches in 2023

In third place are chaise longues, with well over 280,000 predicted searches in 2023. This luxurious item of furniture is a welcome addition to any living room thanks to the comfort it can provide at any time of day or night, whether it's an afternoon nap, a space to sit and read, or simply used as an armchair.

Luxury room additions

The most popular luxury rooms

Home Office

5,336,000 searches in 2022

Home offices are the most in-demand luxury room, totalling over five million searches over the last 12 months. Thanks to the pandemic working from home is more popular than ever, home offices have skyrocketed in popularity and a dedicated private quiet and well-lit home workspace could increase the value of your property by as much as 10%.

Games room

2,421,000 searches in 2022

Nothing says luxury quite like a room dedicated entirely to entertaining both you and your guests, so it's no surprise games rooms are in the top three with 2.4 million searches. Having a games room means you can bring people together or simply have some alone time to relax in luxury.

Home Bar

1,350,500 searches in 2022

Home bars are the perfect way to relax and unwind at the end of a long day. Whether you're planning a cocktail party or just sharing a bottle of wine with loved ones, having a well-stocked home bar adds a touch of glamour to any home so it's no surprise they come third with more than 1.3 million searches over the past year.

Most popular luxury features by room

The Kitchen - wine fridge

(202,300 searches)

The most popular luxury features found in the kitchen

Once only reserved for sommeliers, wine fridges have exploded in popularity as the latest luxury addition to kitchens with more than 200,000 searches over 2022. Unlike regular fridges, wine fridges allow you to set the temperature and humidity levels, keeping your wine in perfect conditions.

The Living Room - chaise longue

(256,200 searches)

The most popular luxury features found in the living room

Originally designed for the French aristocracy, chaise longues are the perfect way to relax in style. This feature is the most popular luxury feature for living rooms with more than 250,000 searches in 2022.

The Bathroom - underfloor heating

(467,400 searches)

The most popular luxury features in the bathroom

Beating the likes of rainfall showers and freestanding baths to rank as the most popular luxury item in the bathroom is underfloor heating. The energy-efficient and low-maintenance heating system creates comfort by distributing heat evenly, so it's no surprise it has had more than 467,000 searches over the last 12 months.

The Bedroom - smart lighting

(51,100 searches)

The most popular luxury features found in the bedroom

Taking the top spot as the most popular luxury home feature in bedrooms is smart lighting, the energy-efficient lighting controls can transform the look and feel of your home at the touch of a button. This luxury feature had more than 50,000 searches over the past 12 months.

2022's most popular luxury features ranked


Beginning with a list of luxury home features taken from list articles, we took the total number of searches for each feature in 2021 and 2022 according to Keyword Planner.

We used these figures to find the percentage increase in searches between 2021 and 2022 and then used this percentage increase to predict the total searches for 2023.