'Utterly bizarre': UK house attracts attention for huge number of power plugs

The real estate listing doesn't mention the plugs.
The real estate listing doesn't mention the plugs. Photo credit: Andrew Pearce

Ever moved into a new house and been frustrated with the lack of power plugs?

Well if you happen to buy a five-bedroom home in Middlesex, England that's currently on the market you certainly won't have that problem.

That's because the house - which is selling for £1,350,000 (NZ$2.7 million) - has an estimated 320 power sockets scattered throughout.

The property has attracted attention online for having an "utterly bizarre" number of plugs.

"Thinking about buying this house, but I'm not sure it has enough plug sockets," Toby Davies, an award-winning TV writer, wrote on Twitter when he shared a link to the house online.

The real estate company selling the home describes the property as "a family haven situated in a family-friendly location". 

Although it boasts "an array of modern inclusions" there is no obvious reference to the number of power plugs.

 'Utterly bizarre': UK house attracts attention for huge number of power plugs
Photo credit: Andrew Pearce

"Before seeing this I'd have said you can never have too many but it turns out I was wrong," one person commented on Twitter.

"They're all different and not straight and I don't know what to think anymore," wrote another.

The curiously high number also piqued the curiosity of many.

"I need to know why," wrote one person, with Davies, the original poster, replying, "We all need to know why".

Others speculated that it used to be an arcade, while others guess it was an electrician's training centre, or a cannabis farm - or both. 

"This is what happens when a qualified sparky makes a weed factory," wrote someone.

Despite all the plugs, it appears in some places it still didn't quite have enough, with various people pointing out there was no shaving socket in the bathroom.

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