Country houses for sale

Nine of the best country properties for sale in Yorkshire, from the Peak District to the North Yorks Moors

Beautiful homes in England's biggest county, including a nine-bedroom house with land at under £800,000.

Totley, South Yorkshire — £2 million

In a village just outside the boundary of the Peak District National Park yet just six miles from Sheffield is this quite gorgeous Victorian four-bedroom house, with two separate properties within the grounds: a three-bedroom cottage and two-storey studio.

The finish inside is quite something, with light and beautiful rooms laid out and refurbished to a wonderful standard — it’s evidently a home that’s been well loved.

The large living room is probably the highlight, with huge windows looking out over the gardens. The gardens themselves are a real boon too, just over an acre — though another nine acres of meadow are also available by separate negotiation.

For sale with Fine & Country. See more pictures and details about this property.

Aberford, West Yorkshire — £1.5 million

Sydenham House sits in a village roughly half-way between York and Leeds, a five-bedroom home that’s full of character and boasting beautiful gardens.

The house is laid out over three floors, and has separate sitting, drawing and dining rooms on the ground floor, and all five bedrooms on the first floor.

Most eye-catching, perhaps, is the sprawling lower ground floor that includes a billiard room with space for a full-size table, plus games room, play room, workshop and wine cellar.

For sale with Dacre, Son & Hartley. See more pictures and details about this property.

Cropton, North Yorks Moors — £795,000

With its stone gargoyles and stained glass, Sutherland Lodge has seen grand days, but now needs a new owner to return past glories.

There is a lot of work to be done, but some has been started — and once finished this will be an eight or nine bedroom house with six reception rooms, cellar and secen acres of land.

It could be used as a home, but there is also potential — and permission in place — for guest rooms, a holiday cottage and an activity centre, something which has been operated here in the past.

For sale with Rounthwaite & Woodhead. See more pictures and details about this property.

East Yorkshire Wolds, £795,000

If you’re looking to move to a house that could also be a lifestyle business, this 11-bedroom property not far inland from the coast at Bridlington could be the answer.

It’s a complex of four holiday cottages, all recently refurbished and in a rural setting and with green credentials: it’s fuelled by a combination of a biomass boiler and solar panels.

Permission is in place for the owner/manager to live in whichever of the four cottages they choose — or you could rent all of them out and live elsewhere.

For sale with Woolley & Parks. See more pictures and details about this property.

Burley Woodhead, West Yorkshire — £1.65 million

Exposed beams and stonework are used to huge effect in this five-bedroom farmhouse not far from Ilkley.

The location and setting are breathtaking: the house sits in 36 acres with panoramic views over Wharfedale, including formal gardens, meadows and woodland.

There is almost 5,000 sq ft of space, with a delightful country kitchen (including Aga) that opens out into the great outdoors.

For sale with Lister Haigh. See more pictures and details about this property.

Brandsby, North Yorkshire — £2.35 million

Built in 1909 by renowned local architect Fred Rowntree (who also built Rowntree’s Cocoa Works in York), Cherry Hill in the Howardian Hills is a glorious example of early-20th century architecture that has been sympathetically restored in recent years.

The nine-bedroom home, near Brandsby, mostly faces south, with views over the formal gardens and landscape beyond, and also boasts a games room, crafts room and three further reception rooms.

The gardens themselves extend to some seven acres in total and, as well as formal areas, there are woodlands, a tennis court, paddock and a swimming pool.

For sale with Savills. See more pictures and details about this property.

South Yorkshire — £895,000

A short way off the A1, in between Doncaster and Pontefract, is this extraordinary place in need of a complete top-to-bottom refurbishment.

Now known as Burghwallis Hall, it was formery St Anne’s Convent and St Anne’s Residential Home. There are no fewer than 28 bedrooms, just under 5 acres of land, and — according to local folklore — a ghost.

For sale with Sanderson Weatherall. See more pictures and details about this property.

West Yorkshire – £895,000

Woodcroft Grange stands impressively amid its well-tended private grounds. Called ‘one of the very finest properties in Bradford’, recent extensions and renovations have markedly improved the property, blending traditional styling with contemporary comforts.

Planning permission had been obtained for a underground swimming pool complex with leisure facilities, as well as a large annex, offering future oportunity for growth in addition to the existing 8 bedrooms which the property currently offers.

For sale with Dacre, Son & Hartley. See more pictures and details about this property.

Kirby Malham – £2,150,000

Hanlith Hall enjoys a tranquil setting near Skipton, sitting above the upper reaches of the River Aire and close to some of the finest parts of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The house dates back to the 17th century but was substantially added to in the 18th and 20th centuries, and now boasts a ball room and indoor swimming pool as well as six bedrooms.

There are also just over two and a half acres of formal gardens, plus self-contained accommodation ideal for holiday lets or relatives.

For sale with Dacre, Son & Hartley. See more pictures and details about this property.