Kristen Stewart, Pattinson house hunting in UK

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. Photo/AP
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. Photo/AP

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have been house-hunting in the UK.

The Twilight co-stars - who recently reconciled after the brunette beauty admitted cheating on Pattinson with Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders last summer - are keen to purchase a plush property in London, reports say.

A source told the Sunday Mirror newspaper: "Ever since Kristen's affair last year, Rob has realised just how much his friends and family in the UK mean to him.

"After spending more time here in recent months, Rob's decided he wants to split his time more between London and Los Angeles.

"He wants to put down roots in London and he's doing it with Kristen.

"He's told her that if she wants to make things work, she's going to have to accept that he wants to spend much more time in London."

The couple already have their heart set on one luxury Victorian house in South West London, which has an "LA feel" to it and is close to Robert's parents' home.

The source added: "It's on the market for millions. Unlike the others they saw, this is suited to their tastes and needs very little work.

"With their hectic filming schedules they want somewhere they can live in straight away and it has a beautiful garden too.

"They both fell in love with the property as soon as they saw it."

The couple reportedly want to base themselves in Richmond, south west London so Pattinson, 26, can be close to his parents' home.

His father lined up an estate agent to take the pair house hunting.

Stewart, 22, is said to be "really excited" about spending more time in the UK and is even eyeing up a role in a West End production.

The source explained: "Kristen's really excited about the prospect of spending more time in the UK and has been saying how she'd love to star in a West End show."

- Bang! Showbiz

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