Conservatory location may be crucial

Homes that include nice views could be at risk of more council tax, according to the Telegraph, which claimed increased levies of this type could be on the cards.

People without views or in a particularly scenic location often find conservatories to be a peaceful haven from the rest of the house and a place to relax.

As such, homeowners who live somewhere that does not come with the breathtaking views of places such as the Highlands or the Lake District may find they escape paying extra fees.

Helen Adams is managing director of and said the idea of charging more for aesthetics is "unfair".

"They have got a nice view, they are paying a higher price, so they are going to be paying more stamp duty," she explained.

"In a sense, they probably are [paying a higher price] already."

She added that implementing a scheme like this is "ridiculous".