New research from online marketplace eBay UK has revealed that whilst 16% of 2,000 adults cite Friends as the most influential television show homes for interior style, it's actually Brookside cul-de-sac's (21%) that our homes most resemble.

Credit: Channel 4
Credit: Channel 4

Sex and the City (9%), Downton Abbey (9%), Gogglebox (7%) and Game of Thrones (6%) are all inspirational when it comes to decorating our houses, but when it's down to the nitty gritty of what homes are actually looking like, it's a different story altogether.

With Brookside at top, Emmerdale cottages (12%), Coronation Street terraces (9%) and EastEnders townhouses (8%) are what we all think our houses most resemble. Downton Abbey (4%) rounds off the top five.

Credit: ITV
Credit: ITV

Laura Wilkinson-Rea, a spokesperson for ebay.co.uk commented: "Despite the huge popularity of reality stars and their lives - like the Kardashians - it appears we only like to glimpse into them, rather than live them.

"It is interesting to see that Brits have taken the most inspiration from the Big Apple, wherever they live, and they've got an opportunity with eBay.co.uk to truly shop the world when it comes to getting the look."


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